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Advancing Medical Imaging Care, Education and Research
Advancing Medical Imaging Care, Education and Research

The Russell H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science is committed to providing the highest quality medical care. Our world-renowned physicians and staff members, led by Karen Horton, M.D., focus on combining the latest in radiological technology with specialized expertise to diagnose and treat patients.



Appointment and Procedure Updates

We are updating some appointment and procedure practices to help lessen the spread of the new coronavirus and COVID-19.

  • Many Johns Hopkins patients may now have the option to have a video appointment with their provider, depending on their healthcare need.
  • In some cases, appointments or procedures may need to be rescheduled. If there are changes to your care, your provider will contact you.

Breast Imaging Appointment Change

Due to COVID-19, we will be making the following changes to upcoming mammogram appointments in order to maximize social distancing and reduce risk:
  • Screening mammograms scheduled from April 1st – 30th will be rescheduled to June.
  • Diagnostic, ultrasound and biopsy mammograms in April will be scheduled only at Green Spring Station in Lutherville, Bethesda or the Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center in downtown Baltimore.
  • Appointments scheduled in May will be assessed as we closely monitor the COVID-19 situation.
If your appointment needs to be rescheduled, we will reach out to you via phone. Active Johns Hopkins MyChart users will also receive a message online through their MyChart account.

If you have any questions, please contact our call center 443-997-7237 on Monday–Friday from 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m.–12 noon.

Chest X-Ray Updates

Effective immediately, Chest X-Ray appointments are no longer available on a walk-in basis at any Johns Hopkins Medical Imaging location or at the Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center. Patients who need an outpatient Chest X-Ray should call to schedule an appointment. At this time, patients coming directly from a campus clinic will not need to schedule an appointment if the referring provider’s office properly screened for COVID-19 prior to sending patient. This is part of our response to the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure the safety of our patients, their families and our staff.

To schedule a Chest X-Ray appointment, please call 443-997-7237 on Monday–Friday from 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m. or Saturday from 8 a.m.–12 noon.

As always, our commitment at Johns Hopkins is to provide excellent patient care in a safe environment. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding and cooperation during this time.

Provider Information

Appropriate Use Criteria for Advanced Imaging

On January 1, 2020, Congress imposed new requirements for ordering advanced imaging services (MRI, CT, PET and Nuclear Medicine services) for Medicare beneficiaries.


Department Awards and Announcements

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Congratulations to February's Faculty of the Week

Dr. Arvind Pathak and Dr. Javad Azadi
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Stacey Baldwin is the new President of Johns Hopkins Medical Imaging

Stacey is our Radiology Administrator and has served as Interim President of Johns Hopkins Medical Imaging.
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Vicki Migues-Jordan awarded the 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Award for Community Service

Vicki Migues-Jordan, JHH Radiology IR Clinical Operations Supervisor, was awarded the 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Award for Community Service.
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Dr. Ken Taguchi has been appointed Professor

Dr. Taguchi is recognized as one of the leaders in spectral photon counting CT. His Vision 20/20 paper in Medical Physics is recognized as a landmark paper and his detector model and simulator has been supporting the CT research community.
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A Cancer Drug Trial For Dogs Presented At The RSNA Annual Meeting

Dr. Clifford Weiss and his team have tested the treatment on five pets alongside the veterinarians at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Of five treated, four showed initial improvement, with one now presenting no radiological or behavioral signs of glioma six months post-treatment.
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Dr. Laura Fayad will assume the new role as the Chief of the Division of Musculoskeletal Imaging

In the last 5 years, Dr. Fayad has been responsible for the strategic planning, clinical operations, and development and support of research activities for Musculoskeletal Imaging.
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