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Children's Radiology and Imaging

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Radiology services at Children's of Mississippi, a part of University of Mississippi Medical Center, provide state-of-the-art diagnostic and interventional imaging services for infants, children and young adults cared for at the state’s only dedicated children's hospital. Our radiologists are board certified by the American College of Radiology with certification of additional qualifications in pediatric radiology. 

Children come to the Kathy and Joe Sanderson Tower for many imaging procedures. The first fully pediatric imaging suite in Mississippi, every detail is designed to provide advanced care, and at the same time, to be welcoming and comforting.  
 
The smaller waiting rooms are configured to be more personal. A patient bathroom/changing room is readily available for privacy and security in each exam room. The suite features advanced imaging technology that also appeals to a child’s sense of play and adventure, including an MRI that looks like a pirate ship and a CT scanner that looks like a giant sand castle.

Some imaging services, including nuclear medicine and interventional radiology exams, are performed in University Hospital. In every location, our highly trained staff works with children and their parents to assure that the special needs of young patients are managed with compassion using the latest innovations in healthcare imaging.  

Services

  • Bone and chest X-rays
  • Computed tomography (CT scans)
  • Ultrasounds
  • Nuclear renal and bone scans
  • Barium swallow exams of the upper GI tract
  • Colon (barium enema)
  • Voiding cystourethrogram
  • Positron emission tomography with computed tomography (PET/CT scans)
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Children's cardiac and congenital heart imaging

Mississippi's first pediatric imaging suite is both kid-friendly and convenient.

Inside the pediatric imaging suite in Sanderson Tower, every detail is designed to combine advanced care with the comfort and compassion kids need for a positive experience during imaging services.

Where to Find Us

Planning Your Visit

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Family-friendly amenities to make your visit more comfortable.

Visitors to Sanderson Tower will find convenient spaces to eat, pick up last-minute items, rest, and reflect. Garage C, connected to Sanderson Tower by a covered walkway, offers the closest parking. It is easily accessed from Woodrow Wilson.

  1. Market Coffee

    Market Coffee (Sanderson Tower, Level G) is open daily with Starbucks® beverages, grab-and-go foods, and hot sandwiches.
  2. Gift Shop

    Children’s of Mississippi Gift Shop (Sanderson Tower, Level G) offers merchandise specially selected for pediatric patients and their parents, including stuffed animals, toys, snacks, and drinks.
  3. Interfaith Chapel

    The interfaith chapel (Sanderson Tower, Level G) is open 24 hours a day for quiet, meditation, and prayer.
  4. PICU/NICU Family Lounges

    The PICU (Level 3) and NICU floors (Levels 4 & 5) of Sanderson Tower feature lounges with refrigerators and washer dryers, where families of patients admitted to the PICU or NICU can eat, relax, and do laundry.