Unlocking Early Detection: Why CT Lung Screening Could Save Lives in Nevada

The American Lung Association reports that only 1.4% of Nevada's high-risk population underwent lung cancer screening, ranking the state 47th nationwide and falling below the 4.5% national average. Despite these concerning figures, Desert Radiology emphasizes the imperative of mobilizing the community for screening. Matt Grimes, chief operating officer at DR, and Shantele Batts with the American Lung Association, spoke with KSNV News 3 to get out the message about this life-saving scan.

Ensuring Coverage: Accepted Insurances at Desert Radiology in Las Vegas, Henderson and Beyond

Not sure if your insurance is accepted at DR? We’ve compiled a comprehensive list of the 65+ different insurances accepted across our locations to help you navigate your coverage options seamlessly. Please note that while we strive to provide accurate information, it's always advisable to verify your benefit coverage directly with your insurance provider.

Prioritizing Your Health: The Importance of CT Lung Cancer Screening

Lung cancer remains a significant health concern, claiming more lives each year than colon, breast, and prostate cancers combined. Detecting lung cancer at an early stage is crucial for improving survival rates. As Desert Radiology continues to transform radiology through medical imaging excellence, they’ve also put forth a commitment to serve the communities of Las Vegas, Henderson, Boulder City, and Pahrump to understand the most pressing needs of patients and referring physicians.

A Breath of Fresh Air: New Year's Resolution to Quit Vaping, Smoking

As we stand at the threshold of a new year, many of us are contemplating resolutions that promise a healthier and happier version of ourselves. While gym memberships and diet plans often top the list, there's one resolution that should take precedence for the sake of your longevity: kicking the habit of vaping or smoking. This decision not only benefits your overall health and well-being but also places a crucial emphasis on the health of your lungs.

Celebrating Innovation: Desert Radiology's Leading Technologies for National Radiologic Technology Week 

For nearly 60 years, Desert Radiology has been at the forefront of transforming radiology through medical imaging excellence. As we celebrate National Radiologic Technology Week, Desert Radiology is proud to showcase the variety of diagnostic imaging services offered across our Las Vegas and Henderson locations.

The Importance of Proactivity During National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

For more than 40 years, October has served as an important moment to educate everyone about breast cancer and the importance of early detection. Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers among women in the United States, and accounts for nearly 30% of all new female cancers each year. According to the American Cancer Society, more than 297,000 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women in 2023 alone. National Breast Cancer Awareness Month underscores the importance of proactivity when it comes to self screening and regular mammograms.

5 Reasons Why Desert Radiology Is the Perfect Place to Thrive as a Radiologist

Whether fresh out of residency, or a seasoned radiologist, finding a radiology practice that balances both professional development and fulfilling, community-centric work can oftentimes be tough. Desert Radiology–a Radiology Partners Practice–underscores the importance these two characteristics are in a radiologist’s career journey and fosters a supportive environment for every teammate.

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Taking Steps Towards a Healthier Future: Desert Radiology's Commitment to Lung Cancer Prevention & Screening

Lung cancer prevention goes beyond a single day of awareness and is something Desert Radiology champions year-round. By understanding the risk factors that contribute to its onset, DR looks to empower everyone in our community with the ability to make proactive choices.

Elevating Medical Imaging Excellence through Professional Sports Partnerships

The Las Vegas Valley is in growth mode. And while more out-of-state residents are making their way to the valley, so are a variety of professional sports teams. From football and hockey, to soccer, baseball and basketball, the city known for world-class entertainment is also becoming a world-class sports capitol. With an influx of athletes in the city, Desert Radiology is honored to meet the needs of these athletes and showcase the best-in-class care and services the Las Vegas community is accustomed to experiencing from our Las Vegas imaging centers.

Embracing the Flexibility of Remote Work in Healthcare

In recent years, the trend of remote work has gained significant momentum across various industries, completely revolutionizing the idea that work isn’t always where someone goes but what someone does. While remote work has become common in many sectors, it remains relatively rare in the healthcare field. In line with our mission to transform radiology through medical imaging excellence, we’re constantly looking for ways to improve our patient and physician experiences at Desert Radiology. 

What Our Patients Are Saying About Us

“I go to no other place since 2004 due to the fact that at Palomino Dessert Radiologist I get excellent care. Everyone and I mean everyone from the security officers in the front door, front desk clerks, to MRI technician Miss Jesenia and her assistant. They all give excellent service! All of the technicians practice/work with great care, compassion, and excellent work ethics. For this reason I honestly believe they deserve five and more stars.”


Vanessa Escobar