Dr. John Sheflin 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. Sheflin may also provide second opinions on injuries or conditions.
Specializing in the field of diagnostic radiology, Dr. John Sheflin 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.