Ben Moore, Author at University Diagnostic Medical Imaging


In order to keep our environment safe and accessible during the COVID-19 pandemic, we ask that you take note of the following safety protocols. Protocols are subject to change so please check back often. In addition to these safety protocols, we are thrilled to report that over 90% of our in-office staff has received their […]

The Link Between High Blood Pressure and Kidney Disease

There are many reasons why someone may have hypertension (high blood pressure). Did you know that an underlying problem with your kidneys could be one of them? Kidneys help your body control your blood pressure. When your kidneys aren’t working as they should, they cannot control your blood pressure as well, which can lead to […]

Colorectal Cancer Screening Options

Did you know that colon cancer is beatable in 90% of cases when detected early? That’s why getting screened is so important. Since March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, it is a great time for us to educate on the necessity of screening.  The American Cancer Society and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force […]

A Note to Patients Regarding COVID-19

NOTE: This communication was sent to all patients via email. If you did not receive the email and want to be added to the list for further updates, please reach out to and someone will help you.  ATTENTION!  Important Patient Safety Information  UDMI Patient, As you likely now know, there is now community spread […]

Patient Spotlight: Robert Klein

Robert Klein has been working for University Diagnostic Medical Imaging for 16 years as the Practice Administrator and Chief Operating Officer. In 2019 at the age of  60, he underwent a CT Calcium Scoring exam at UDMI that uncovered a heart condition that landed him in the hospital for open-heart surgery the very next week. […]

Am I at Risk for Cardiovascular Disease?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says heart disease is the main cause of death in the United States. As February is American Heart Month, now is a great time to learn more about cardiovascular (heart) disease and how you can protect yourself against it. Types of Cardiovascular Disease There are a number […]

Types of Thyroid Diseases and How They Are Managed

Thyroid Location & Purpose The thyroid is a gland that is in the front of the neck. It is shaped like a butterfly with one wing on each side of the neck. The thyroid gland is part of the endocrine system, which controls the hormones in the body. Hormones are messengers that travel through the […]

What Happens After a Cervical Cancer Diagnosis?

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, which serves as a reminder of how vital regular screenings and tests for cervical health are. But what happens if you get a cancer diagnosis? Your doctor (or team of doctors) will be able to give you comprehensive information on the treatment and management options available to you. Each […]

Advantages and Benefits of Interventional Radiology

Interventional Radiology (IR) is an exciting and growing medical specialty that enables doctors to perform surgical procedures in order to diagnose, treat and cure a variety of conditions in a minimally invasive way. Most IR treatments are alternatives to procedures that once required open surgery. The process involves the use of medical imaging such as […]

Opioid Alternatives for Pain Management

Millions of Americans are prescribed opioids each year to treat pain associated with surgery, injury, chronic conditions or to help relieve symptoms of illnesses such as cancer. Unfortunately, this category of medications has been increasingly overprescribed, misused, and/or considered the only solution for pain, causing a nationwide epidemic. It’s important to know there are other […]