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Vail-Summit Orthopaedics & Neurosurgery offers a full range of x-ray and MRI tests as in-house services for our patients, helping to reduce multiple appointments, out-of-town travel, long waits, and additional anxiety. Our team of highly-trained technicians assures a more comfortable experience and quick turnaround process that provides physicians with faster access to diagnostic results.

Radiology Services at VSON

Radiology uses x-rays and other imaging technologies to create images of bones, muscles, and tissue inside the body to detect invisible problems to the naked eye. Imaging tests are an essential tool for orthopaedic physicians, allowing them to accurately diagnose a patient's symptoms and design a customized treatment plan for their injury.


At Vail-Summit Orthopaedics & Neurosurgery, we provide the following radiology services in-house:


  • X-ray: A noninvasive diagnostic tool that uses very low radiation to visualize boney anatomy.

    • Edwards: Canon Omnera 500A fully automated DR system

    • Vail: Quantum manual system with Retro fitted Konica DR system

    • Frisco: Canon Omnera 500A fully automated DR system

  • MRI: A noninvasive diagnostic tool that uses a strong magnetic field and radiofrequency (RF) waves to produce images of the inside of your body. The scans are very safe, and there is no ionizing radiation exposure.

    • Edwards: 1.5T GE standard bore

    • Frisco: 1.5T Canon Wide bore and short bore


All VSON staff are very friendly and helpful. Love their in-house MRI and X-ray services! I was able to get all the answers I needed and a care plan in one easy appointment.

Lizzy E.

What to Expect at Your MRI


Every Patient Is a Star Patient

VSON's in-house radiology equipment allows our orthopaedic specialists to diagnose and treat your injury faster and more efficiently. It also means you stay comfortable in our clinic, saving you a potentially long drive across the county for additional testing. In-house radiology gives our physicians, physical therapists, and urgent care staff instant access to your imaging results. This ensures our team can immediately begin treatment so that you can recover faster – getting you back to the activities you love.

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