Maurice J. Hale, MD
Radiologist | Diagnostic Radiology1220 S Central Ave #201 Glendale CA, 91204
Dr. Maurice Hale is a radiologist practicing in Glendale, CA. Dr. Hale specializes in diagnosing and treating injuries and diseases using medical imaging techniques such as X-Rays, magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography exams. These techniques offer accurate visibility to the inside of the patients body and help to detect otherwise hidden illnesses so that they can be treated quickly and efficiently.
Education and Training
Albert Einstein College of Medicine - Yeshiva University 1992
American Board of Radiology (ABR)
Maurice J. Hale, MD's Expert Contributions
Confused MRI and nuclear bone scan?
A nuclear bone scan following an MRI for nonspecific bone lesions is recommended to further evaluate the lesions for radiotracer uptake which can strengthen, confirm or exclude malignancy as their cause. Nuclear bone scan may also detect additional heretofore undetected bone lesions that can change treatment and prognosis. READ MORE
MRI of brain?
There is no “a” mass is a typo. It should read there is no mass. READ MORE
The two least invasive ways to diagnose urethral stricture are: retrograde urethrogram and urethral ultrasound. READ MORE
Can I drink alcohol after a dye CT scan?
It is not recommended that patients drink alcohol after contrast ct. 8 500ml glasses of water are recommended. READ MORE
What is mediastinal metastasis?
Mediastinal Mets is a nonspecific term for spread of cancer from another source to the lymph nodes in the chest. There are such nodes in the superior, anterior, middle and posterior mediastinum and any or all may be affected. There are also hilar lymph nodes which refer to the proximal pulmonary vessel regions. The more compartments involved Implies a worse prognosis. READ MORE
Yes, PA and lateral cervical spine x ray imparts very little radiation and by itself causes no immediate or long term harm. Numerous x rays, however, could be harmful in younger patients due to radiation exposure of the thyroid. X rays and especially CT scans should be kept to a minimum. READ MORE
- American Roentgen Ray Society
- Society of Interventional Radiology
- Los Angeles Radiological Society
- University of Rochester vascular and interventional radiology 1998
- Harlem Hospital Center (1997)
- University of Rochester (1998)
Professional Society Memberships
- American Roentgen Ray Society, Society of Interventional Radiology, Los Angeles Radiological Society
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Get to know Radiologist Dr. Maurice J. Hale, who serves patients in Glendale, California.
A respected board-certified radiologist, Dr. Hale is the President and CEO of Diagnostic Image Network, with four premier radiology centers in the greater Los Angeles area. He specializes in X-ray scans, CT & PET scans, ultrasounds, mammography, MRI, abscess drainage, paracentesis, myelograms, and angiograms.
Diagnostic Imaging Network provides the most comprehensive range of medical diagnostic imaging procedures available in the greater Los Angeles area. The four DIN locations deliver services in a patient-friendly environment with an emphasis on compassion, comfort, and convenience.
A Glendale resident for over 15 years, Dr. Hale earned his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1992. He completed his internship and residency in radiology at the Harlem Hospital Center in 1997, followed by his fellowship in vascular and interventional radiology at the University of Rochester in 1998.
Licensed to practice medicine in California, the doctor is board-certified in diagnostic radiology by the American Board of Radiology (ABR). The ABR is a not-for-profit physician-led organization that oversees the certification and ongoing professional development of specialists in diagnostic radiology, interventional radiology, radiation oncology, and medical physics.
Among his professional affiliations, he is a member of the American Roentgen Ray Society, the Society of Interventional Radiology, and the Los Angeles Radiological Society.
With a passion for the health and well-being of all people, Dr. Hale is truly making a difference in the community. As an advocate for creating a better healthcare system that is better able to diagnose serious medical conditions in their early stages, he tirelessly lectures educating fellow physicians and patients on some of the most technologically advanced diagnostic imaging techniques available.
Being a force for healthcare improvement, he has generously supported many charitable causes in the community. These include providing financial support to help disadvantaged and underprivileged young people attain their dreams through a college education.
Radiology refers to the field of medicine that uses non-invasive imaging scans to diagnose a patient. A radiologist is a physician who uses imaging methodologies to diagnose and manage patients and provide therapeutic options.
Very active in the community, Dr. Hale uses his resources to drive positive, measurable change to improve the lives of people who are in turn, improving educational and employment opportunities for marginalized communities. He occupies leadership positions on the Chandler School Board of Trustees and as a board member of the Gamma Zeta Boule Foundation. There are many charitable organizations he supports that align with his values as a father, a physician and an African-American.
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