Procedures & Equipment

Southern California Diagnostic Imaging Center

The Casa Colina Diagnostic Imaging Center is accredited by the American College of Radiology in Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Ultrasound, CAT scan and Mammography. All imaging technologists are fully certified and an on-site radiologist supervises all work. The center is located adjacent to Casa Colina Hospital and Centers for Healthcare, an acute rehabilitation facility with a focus directed towards rehabilitation which includes high quality neurological and musculoskeletal imaging.

The center offers a variety of tests and image-guided procedures to help physicians diagnose and treat patients, including:

    • Angiograms
    • Arthrograms
    • Barium Enema
    • Biopsies
    • Cystograms
    • Dialysis Cath Insertion
    • Dialysis Cath Revision
    • Dialysis Graft Repair
    • Epidural Injections
    • IVC Filter Placement
    • Mammography
    • Mediport
    • Modified Barium Swallows
    • Myelograms
    • Paracentesis
    • PICC Lines
    • Steroid Injections
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thrombectomy
    • UGI

Our modern facility relies on state-of-the-art technology and equipment to provide accurate results:

MRI - Siemens 1.5T Magnet

  • Rapid acquisition time and Avanto with 8 channels
  • Accommodates patients weighing up to 450 lbs.
  • Multiple exams with a multiple coil for faster imaging
  • MR Angiography: intracranial, carotid, renal, runoff
  • MR Exams: neurological, musculoskeletal and body

CT - Siemens SOMATOM Sensation, 16-slice Scanner

  • Rapid acquisition time; scans completed in less than 15 minutes
  • Accommodates patients weighing up to 450 lbs.
  • 3D imaging
  • CT Exams: sinuses, abdomen, body, chest, head, and spine

Ultrasound - Siemens/Acuson Sequoia 512 and ATL 5000

  • Color Doppler and spectral waveform information
  • All digital technology measures and adapts to patients' individual properties in real time
  • US Exams: abdominal, gynecological, vascular, small parts and musculoskeletal, OB
  • US Screening Exams: stroke/carotid scan and abdominal aorta artery scan
  • Ultrasound guided biopsy of breast, thyroid, lymph nodes and superficial masses

Special Procedures Suite - Siemens Digital Multipurpose AXIOM C-arm System

  • Myelograms, arthrograms, biopsies
  • Dialysis shunts, mediports
  • Vein ablation

Bone Density - GE Lunar

  • Dual energy x-ray absorption
  • Total body, lumbar, spine, hips
  • Total body fat measurement


  • Faster results
  • Reports and images available online
  • CD of examination available
  • Auto-faxing of reports immediately following dictation
  • Voice recognition system for automatic reporting
  • Selenia with iCAD

Digital Mammography

  • Evaluations using CAD (computer aided detection) to detect subtle malignancy


  • Digital and CR studies
  • Routine fluoroscopy - upper GI, BE

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 909/450-0393 or 909/450-0395.