Frequently Asked Questions

1. Where can I get a film or have films sent to another hospital or physician?

Contact Image Management (Film Room) at (319) 356-2345.  You will need to provide:

  • Patient name
  • Hospital number
  • Diagnosis, clinical history, and indication for the exam
  • Procedure requested
  • Referring physician/service

2. What is the fax number for scheduling?
(319) 353-8780
 
3. Who do I contact for questions about scheduling exams?
Radiology Scheduling: (319) 356-3444

4. Who do I contact for questions about exams?

  • Adult Radiology, Fluoroscopy 
    Kelli Zimmerman, Clinical Chief
    (319) 356-3359
  • Breast Imaging 
    Deborah Havel-Korson, Clinical Chief
    (319) 356-1245
  • CT
    Trish Zander-Hubing, Clinical Chief
    (319) 384-6148
  • Diagnostic Radiology Administration
    Janet Roe, Technical Director
    (319) 356-3378
  • Diagnostic Radiology Administration 
    Cindy Vest, Assistant Technical Director
    (319) 356-4822
  • Interventional Radiology 
    Susan Curtis, Clinical Chief
    (319) 356-3293
  • Evening / Night Shift, ETC 
    Timothy Lamp, Clinical Chief 
    (319) 356-3359
  • Image Management / Film Room
    Kim Wiley, Supervisor
    (319) 356-3363
  • Interventional Radiology
    Rob Brumm, Clinical Chief
    (319) 356-7750
  • MRI 
    Travis Witham, Clinical Chief
    (319) 356-3580
  • Musculoskeletal Radiology 
    Kellie Zimmerman, Clinical Chief
    (319) 353-7461 
  • Nuclear Medicine
    Dan Petersen, Clinical Chief
    (319) 356-2348
  • Pediatric Radiology 
    Kelli Zimmerman, Clinical Chief
    (319) 356-1957
  • Radiology Nursing 
    Terri Cronbaugh, Nurse Manager
    (319) 356-4425
  • Radiology Reception / Scheduling
    Tami Wilson, Revenue Cycle Coordinator
    (319) 356-4878
  • Ultrasound 
    Marci Tucker, Clinical Chief
    (319) 356-2040

5.  What are the phone numbers for the reading rooms?

  • Body CT  --  (319) 356-7635
  • Chest  --  (319) 356-8466
  • Head/Neck/Head CT/Neuro  --  (319) 356-4318
  • Interventional  --  (319) 356-7743
  • Breast Imaging  --  (319) 356-1442
  • MRI  --  (319) 356-2819
  • Musculoskeletal  --  (319) 353-7722
  • Nuclear Medicine  --  (319) 356-4407
  • Pediatric  --  (319) 384-9786
  • PET  --  (319) 356-4014
  • Ultrasound  --  (319) 356-7639 

6. Who do I contact to arrange for an aspiration of a fluid collection?

Contact either Ultrasound (6-2040) or CT (4-6148) depending on which imaging modality can best locate the fluid collection. For joint aspirations or LPs, contact Fluoroscopy at 6-3356.

7. Who do I contact to arrange for drainage catheter placement into a fluid collection?

Some procedures require IR staff physician review prior to scheduling. For emergent cases, urgent or day of cases, contact pager 5390 weekdays, evenings, holidays or weekends. If this is a routine, non-urgent case our preference would be to have you contact the Interventional Radiology Nurse Coordinator during the weekday hours.

For referring physicians outside the hospital, please call the VIR nurse at 319-353-8141, M-F, from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. On evenings and weekends, call the main hospital number at 319-356-1616 and ask them to page #5390.

8. How do I schedule a peripheral interventional radiology procedure?

Some procedures require IR staff physician review prior to scheduling. For emergent cases, urgent or day of cases, contact pager 5390 weekdays, evenings, holidays or weekends. If this is a routine, non-urgent case our preference would be to have you contact the Interventional Radiology Nurse Coordinator during the weekday hours.

For referring physicians outside the hospital, please call the VIR nurse at 319-353-8141, M-F, from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. On evenings and weekends, call the main hospital number at 319-356-1616 and ask them to page #5390.

9. How do I schedule an interventional neuroradiology procedure?

All interventional neuroradiology exams, consults or procedures must be scheduled by the nurse coordinator. Please call 319-353-8141, M-F, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  If it's an emergency and it's after 4:30 p.m., or it's a weekend or holiday, please call 319-356-1616 and request to speak with the person covering the SAH and stroke interventional call pager.