Specializing in the field of diagnostic radiology, Dr. John Ferretti evaluates the results of medical images. These may include X-rays like CAT scans or MRIs. Diagnostic radiologists may specialize in evaluating the results of a specific imaging modality, or in the diagnosis of a specific disease, such as cancer. Medical imaging techniques are typically used to diagnose and evaluate conditions like cancer or a broken leg.
Vascular & interventional radiologists are trained to perform a wide variety of minimally-invasive, highly specific treatment techniques to treat a broad range of conditions. Typically, Dr. Ferretti will offer treatments that utilize instruments such as catheters, which are fed through the patient's blood vessels or other less-invasive paths to treat conditions or disorders without resorting to surgery.
Dr. John Ferretti is trained to interpret and utilize medical imaging technology to diagnose and treat many different types of diseases and disorders. For example, radiologists can determine the severity of a sports injury in a weekend warrior, or discover a tumor when performing a preventive screening. Dr. Ferretti may also provide second opinions on injuries or conditions.