(LAS VEGAS, NV) April 26, 2019 – Desert Radiology's DR Do-Gooders team recently won the 2019 Vegas Inc. Health Care Headliners Award in the volunteer category. When it comes to community outreach, it is at the heart of Desert Radiology, a premier diagnostic medical imaging company that has served Southern Nevada for over 50 years.

(LAS VEGAS, NV) March 11, 2019 – Desert Radiology announced today that Senior Vice President of Finance Greg Nainani has been honored with a Heart Award from City Impact Center, a nonprofit that provides desperately needed services to low-income individuals in Southern Nevada. The award recognizes individuals who have shown a deep commitment to supporting the nonprofit’s programs and initiatives in the community.

(LAS VEGAS, NV) January 7, 2019 – Desert Radiology, a premier diagnostic imaging company that has served Southern Nevada for over 50 years, opens two new diagnostic imaging facilities today in Las Vegas and Henderson. With the opening of these two locations, Desert Radiology now operates a total of 11 outpatient imaging facilities in Las Vegas, Pahrump, and Henderson.

LAS VEGAS (November 19, 2018) – Desert Radiology, a premier diagnostic imaging company that has served Southern Nevada for over 50 years, has been recognized as the No. 24 largest private radiology practice in the U.S. by Radiology Business Journal. The imaging company has been on the publication's "Radiology 100" list for 11 years and moved up nine spots from 2017, where they ranked No. 33 out of 100 radiology practices.

LAS VEGAS (November 5, 2018) – The eight annual Las Vegas Top Tech Exec Awards, a collaboration between Cox Business and VEGAS INC, recognize Southern Nevadans who are helping shape the future before our very eyes. These are people who are often on call 24-7, asked to solve problems that may never have happened before in a rapidly evolving industry.  

LAS VEGAS (August 10, 2018) – Desert Radiology, a premier diagnostic imaging company that has served Southern Nevada for over 50 years, continues its mission to give back and help local communities. The imaging company donated nearly 300 backpacks and school supplies to students who attended the organization’s annual “Operation Backpack” event, hosted at City Impact Center.  

LAS VEGAS (Aug. 13, 2018) – Desert Radiology, a premier diagnostic imaging company that has served Southern Nevada for over 50 years, opened a new outpatient-based imaging facility at 3175 St. Rose Parkway, Suite 130, today in Henderson, Nevada. This is the company’s ninth location, and second in Henderson. The new 5,000-square-foot imaging facility will provide greater access to diagnostic imaging services for patients across Southern Nevada.

LAS VEGAS (June 6, 2018) – Desert Radiology, a premier diagnostic imaging center, has won numerous awards for outstanding medical excellence over the 50+ years it has been servicing communities of Southern Nevada. This month, their list of accolades became even longer when Vegas Inc.’s Health Care Quarterly recognized five of the center’s radiologists as Top Docs for 2018.

Winning doctors included Dr. Rajneesh Agrawal, Dr. Paul Bandt, Dr. Ashkok Gupta, Dr. Steve Topham, and Dr. Alan Weissman, causing Desert Radiology to dominate the award’s Radiology category. 

Vegas Inc.’s Health Care Quarterly determines which physicians make the Top Docs list by tapping the power of unbiased referrals. Every year, 6,000 doctors, dentists, and medical professionals in the Southern Nevada area are anonymously surveyed about which of their peers they would highly recommend in a given set of specialties. The thousands of answers are tallied and compiled into a list of the top names in each category.

“Our mission is to stay on the cutting edge of radiology so that we can best serve our community,” says Matthew T. Grimes, COO of Desert Radiology. “Health Care Quarterly is a trusted name in our industry and we are honored to have made the list and that so many of our peers would refer their patients to us.” 

In the medical industry, trusted referrals are revered as the best resource for making an informed decision when choosing a doctor. Certainly, referrals from a patient’s friends and family members are an excellent way to navigate choices, but even more powerful are referrals from other trusted physicians that understand the complexities of quality patient care. 

“Being named as a 2018 Top Doc is certainly a testament to our excellent radiologists who are continuously raising the bar when it comes to quality patient care,” says Richard E. Bodager, CEO of Desert Radiology. “We look forward to more great years of collaboration with each of them.”

LAS VEGAS (June 04, 2018) – Desert Radiology, a premier diagnostic imaging company that has served Southern Nevada for over 50 years, was named the official imaging partner for the Las Vegas Aces, Las Vegas’ first major professional basketball team today. Under the agreement, Desert Radiology will provide diagnostic care to the team administering magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), x-rays and CTs scans as well as other services, as needed. 

“We aim to support our players and provide access to the best medical care in Southern Nevada,” said Bill Laimbeer, Las Vegas Aces President of Basketball Operations and Head Coach. “Desert Radiology shares our commitment to care for people and to support the community.”

The partnership with the Las Vegas Aces furthers Desert Radiology’s long-standing commitment of supporting professional and minor league sports and collegiate athletics. The diagnostic imaging company recently announced partnerships with the Las Vegas Lights Club (FC) and the Vegas Golden Knights. Additionally, Desert Radiology has similar partnerships with the Las Vegas 51s and the athletic department at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. 

“This sponsorship reiterates our ongoing commitment to the Southern Nevada community,” said Richard Bodager, Chief Executive Officer of Desert Radiology. “We’re honored to be able to provide quality diagnostic care to the talented players of the Las Vegas Aces.”

Desert Radiology has eight outpatient locations and serves 12 hospitals and is home to 70 radiologists and 400 support personnel throughout Southern Nevada. The Aces will become the second major professional sports team in Las Vegas, following the NHL’s Vegas Golden Knights.

Part of what makes the Las Vegas medical community so special is the tireless dedication of our local doctors, nurses, and support staff to the health and well-being of our community as a whole. On the job, you put your patients first and provide world-class medical care that truly changes life. Outside of work, many of you lend a helping hand to the amazing local organizations who strive to offer invaluable services and resources to those who need it most. And we just want to say, thank you.

Thank you for all that you do to make Southern Nevada a better place for all of us. It is our great honor to be part of such an outstanding local network of healthcare providers. We want you to know that we take our role within the community every bit as seriously as you do. We encourage you to connect with us on Facebook to look at some of the inspiring projects and initiatives that our dedicated team has helped to tackle recently. Visit our Facebook page today! #WeAreDR

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