Since its inception in the early 20th century, radiology has consistently been at the forefront of scientific and medical developments. Radiology is continually changing thanks to new technological advancements.


Most patients are familiar with the basic job functions of a radiologist. For example, if a child falls, an X-ray will be taken to determine whether the child has broken a bone. …


During the COVID-19 global pandemic, many physicians found that patients were putting off necessary treatment and screening exams in fear of catching the virus. Many doctors never stopped seeing patients in person during the pandemic, including neuroradiologists like Dr. Jose Pizarro. …


Concussions can be a serious medical problem. Any type of head trauma can result in a concussion, which can have extensive medical consequences for the victim. Repeated concussions can cause permanent brain damage and severe chronic conditions.

Dr. Jose Pizarro, a neuroradiologist from Longboat Key, Florida, explains the diagnosis and…


As prevalent as dementia is among elderly people, the early signs are usually hard to detect. It’s not until the patient has progressed into the later stages of the disease that those around them notice it. …


While any type of brain injury has a great impact on the patient’s life, traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are particularly difficult to diagnose. Regular brain imaging techniques such as CT scans and MRIs might fail to detect mild and moderate injuries. …

Dr. Jose Pizarro

Dr. Jose Pizarro is a radiologist and currently evaluates Diffusion Tensor Imaging and the effects of trauma on thousands of patients every year.

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