Ultrasound

At CoreMed Plus, we understand the importance of advanced diagnostic testing in identifying and treating medical conditions. That’s why we offer ultrasound, a safe and non-invasive diagnostic tool that can be used to evaluate a wide range of medical conditions. Our ultrasound services are provided by experienced and highly trained professionals who use state-of-the-art equipment to produce high-quality images for diagnostic purposes.

One of the many benefits of receiving ultrasound at CoreMed Plus is the convenience of having diagnostic imaging available in-house. This means patients can receive ultrasound exams quickly and easily without needing referrals to outside facilities. This can be especially helpful for patients who require frequent or ongoing imaging and those who may have mobility or transportation challenges.

In addition, our ultrasound services are provided in a comfortable and patient-centered environment, where our team of healthcare professionals is dedicated to providing personalized and compassionate care. We understand that medical testing can be stressful or uncomfortable for some patients, and we strive to create a welcoming and supportive atmosphere that puts patients at ease.

At CoreMed Plus, we offer ultrasound for various medical conditions, including pregnancy monitoring, evaluation of abdominal and pelvic organs, breast conditions, cardiac conditions, vascular conditions, musculoskeletal conditions, and thyroid conditions. Our healthcare providers work closely with patients to determine the most appropriate imaging exams for their needs and ensure they receive the highest quality care and support.

At CoreMed Plus, we are committed to providing advanced diagnostic testing and treatment options for various medical conditions, including ultrasound imaging. Our ultrasound services are convenient, patient-centered, and provided by experienced professionals who use state-of-the-art equipment to produce high-quality images for diagnostic purposes. If you require ultrasound imaging for a suspected condition, contact CoreMed Plus to schedule an appointment and receive personalized and compassionate care.

What is Ultrasound

Ultrasound, or sonography, is a medical imaging technique that uses high-frequency sound waves to produce images of the inside of the body. Ultrasound is a safe and non-invasive diagnostic tool that can be used to evaluate a wide range of medical conditions.

How Does Ultrasound Work?

During an ultrasound exam, a small handheld device called a transducer is placed on the skin over the area of the body being examined. The transducer emits high-frequency sound waves, which travel through the body and bounce back off the tissues and organs. The sound waves are then detected by the transducer and converted into images that can be viewed on a computer screen.

What is Ultrasound Used For?

Ultrasound can be used to evaluate a wide range of medical conditions, including:

  1. Pregnancy: Ultrasound is commonly used to monitor fetal development and detect any potential complications, such as ectopic pregnancy or fetal abnormalities. During pregnancy, ultrasound can be used to determine the age of the fetus, evaluate fetal growth and development, detect multiple pregnancies, and evaluate the placenta and amniotic fluid levels. It can also be used to detect any potential abnormalities, such as a neural tube defect, and to monitor the fetus’s health throughout the pregnancy.
  2. Abdominal and Pelvic Conditions: Ultrasound can be used to evaluate the liver, kidneys, pancreas, gallbladder, and other abdominal and pelvic organs to detect conditions such as gallstones, cysts, or tumors. It can also be used to evaluate the uterus and ovaries in women to detect conditions such as fibroids or ovarian cysts. In addition, ultrasound can be used to evaluate the bladder and prostate in men.
  3. Breast Conditions: Ultrasound can be used to evaluate breast tissue and detect abnormalities, such as lumps or cysts. It is often used in combination with mammography for breast cancer screening, as it can help identify masses that may not be visible on a mammogram. Ultrasound is also useful for evaluating breast lumps or cysts that are found during a physical exam.
  4. Cardiac Conditions: Ultrasound can be used to evaluate the heart and detect conditions such as heart disease or heart valve abnormalities. It can be used to measure the heart’s size and function, evaluate the heart valves’ structure and function, and detect any abnormalities, such as a hole in the heart or an irregular heartbeat.
  5. Vascular Conditions: Ultrasound can be used to evaluate blood flow in the veins and arteries to detect conditions such as blood clots or varicose veins. It can also be used to evaluate the blood vessels in the neck and legs and the blood flow to the fetus during pregnancy.
  6. Musculoskeletal Conditions: Ultrasound can be used to evaluate the muscles, tendons, and joints to detect conditions such as sprains, strains, or tears. It can also be used to evaluate arthritis or other joint conditions and guide injections or aspiration of fluid from joints.
  7. Thyroid Conditions: Ultrasound can be used to evaluate the thyroid gland and detect conditions such as nodules or cysts. It can also be used to evaluate the lymph nodes in the neck for any signs of infection or malignancy.

Ultrasound is a versatile diagnostic tool that can be used to evaluate a wide range of medical conditions. It can be used for pregnancy monitoring, evaluation of abdominal and pelvic organs, breast conditions, cardiac conditions, vascular conditions, musculoskeletal conditions, and thyroid conditions. If you require medical imaging for a suspected condition, talk to your healthcare provider about whether ultrasound may be an appropriate diagnostic tool.

What are the Benefits of Ultrasound?

There are several benefits to using ultrasound as a diagnostic tool, including:

  1. Non-Invasive: Ultrasound is a safe and non-invasive diagnostic tool that does not require any needles or incisions. This makes it a preferred diagnostic tool for many patients, especially those uncomfortable with more invasive procedures.
  2. Real-Time Imaging: Ultrasound produces real-time images, allowing healthcare providers to see the structures and organs in motion. This can be especially helpful for evaluating the function of organs, such as the heart, and for diagnosing conditions that may involve movement, such as joint problems.
  3. Safe For All Ages: Ultrasound is safe for people of all ages, including infants and pregnant women. This makes it an ideal diagnostic tool for evaluating fetal development during pregnancy, as well as for evaluating children and infants.
  4. No Radiation: Unlike X-rays or CT scans, ultrasound does not use radiation to produce images. This means that there is no risk of radiation exposure, making it a safer option for patients who require frequent or repeated imaging.
  5. Cost-Effective: Ultrasound is a cost-effective diagnostic tool that can help reduce healthcare costs compared to other imaging techniques, such as CT scans or MRIs. Insurance also often covers it, making it more accessible to patients.
  6. Portable: Ultrasound machines are portable and can be used in various settings, including hospitals, clinics, and doctor’s offices. This makes it easier to perform imaging exams in remote or underserved areas and in emergencies.
  7. Versatile: Ultrasound can be used to evaluate various medical conditions, including pregnancy, abdominal and pelvic conditions, breast conditions, cardiac conditions, vascular conditions, musculoskeletal conditions, and thyroid conditions. This versatility makes it a valuable diagnostic tool for many different medical specialties.

Ultrasound is a safe and non-invasive diagnostic tool that uses high-frequency sound waves to produce images of the inside of the body. Ultrasound can be used to evaluate a wide range of medical conditions, and it has several benefits over other imaging techniques, including its non-invasive nature, real-time imaging, safety for all ages, lack of radiation, cost-effectiveness, and portability. If you are experiencing symptoms or have a medical condition requiring evaluation, contact your healthcare provider to discuss whether an ultrasound exam may suit you.

Quick Facts-Ultrasound

  1. Ultrasound is a safe and non-invasive diagnostic tool that uses sound waves to produce images of internal organs and structures in the body.
  2. Ultrasound can be used to evaluate a wide range of medical conditions, including pregnancy, abdominal and pelvic conditions, breast conditions, cardiac conditions, vascular conditions, musculoskeletal conditions, and thyroid conditions.
  3. Ultrasound produces real-time images, allowing healthcare providers to see structures and organs in motion. This can be especially helpful for evaluating the function of organs and diagnosing conditions that may involve movement.
  4. Unlike X-rays or CT scans, ultrasound does not use radiation to produce images. This means that there is no risk of radiation exposure, making it a safer option for patients who require frequent or repeated imaging.
  5. Ultrasound is safe for people of all ages, including infants and pregnant women. This makes it an ideal diagnostic tool for evaluating fetal development during pregnancy and assessing children and infants.
  6. Ultrasound machines are portable and can be used in various settings, including hospitals, clinics, and doctor’s offices. This makes it easier to perform imaging exams in remote or underserved areas and in emergencies.
  7. Ultrasound is a cost-effective diagnostic tool that can help reduce healthcare costs compared to other imaging techniques, such as CT scans or MRIs. Insurance also often covers it, making it more accessible to patients.
  8. Ultrasound can guide procedures such as biopsies or aspirations, helping healthcare providers target specific areas for diagnosis or treatment.
  9. Ultrasound can be used to monitor treatment progress for certain medical conditions, such as cancer or cardiovascular disease.
  10. Ultrasound is a versatile diagnostic tool that provides valuable information for many medical specialties, including obstetrics and gynecology, cardiology, radiology, and more.

Why Choose CoredMed Plus

  • Experienced Professionals: Our ultrasound services are provided by highly trained and experienced healthcare professionals who use state-of-the-art equipment to produce high-quality images for diagnostic purposes.
  • Convenient In-House Imaging: Our in-house ultrasound services provide patients with quick and convenient access to advanced diagnostic testing without needing referrals to outside facilities.
  • Comprehensive Care: Our healthcare providers work closely with patients to determine the most appropriate imaging exams for their individual needs and to ensure that they receive personalized and comprehensive care and support.
  • Comfortable and Patient-Centered Environment: Our ultrasound services are provided in a relaxed and patient-centered environment, where our team of healthcare professionals is dedicated to providing compassionate care and support.
  • Wide Range of Medical Specialties: Ultrasound is a versatile diagnostic tool that can provide valuable information for many different medical specialties, including obstetrics and gynecology, cardiology, radiology, and more.
  • Cost-Effective: Ultrasound is a cost-effective diagnostic tool that can help reduce healthcare costs compared to other imaging techniques, such as CT scans or MRIs. Insurance also often covers it, making it more accessible to patients.
  • Safe and Non-Invasive: Ultrasound is a safe and non-invasive diagnostic tool that does not use radiation to produce images, making it a safer option for patients who require frequent or repeated imaging.
  • High-Quality Images: Our ultrasound equipment uses state-of-the-art technology to produce high-quality images, allowing healthcare providers to diagnose accurately and develop effective treatment plans.
  • Comprehensive Range of Ultrasound Exams: We offer ultrasound for various medical conditions, including pregnancy monitoring, evaluation of abdominal and pelvic organs, breast conditions, cardiac conditions, vascular conditions, musculoskeletal conditions, and thyroid conditions.

Trust CoreMed Plus for Your Ultrasound Needs

At CoreMed Plus, we believe in providing our patients with the highest care and support, so we offer ultrasound imaging for various medical conditions. Our experienced healthcare professionals use the latest technology to produce high-quality images for diagnostic purposes in a safe and non-invasive manner.

One of the many benefits of receiving ultrasound at CoreMed Plus is the convenience of having diagnostic imaging available in-house. This means patients can receive ultrasound exams quickly and easily without needing referrals to outside facilities. In addition, our ultrasound services are provided in a comfortable and patient-centered environment, where our team of healthcare professionals is dedicated to providing personalized and compassionate care.

Ultrasound is a versatile diagnostic tool that can evaluate a wide range of medical conditions, including pregnancy monitoring, evaluation of abdominal and pelvic organs, breast conditions, cardiac conditions, vascular conditions, musculoskeletal conditions, and thyroid conditions. Our healthcare providers work closely with patients to determine the most appropriate imaging exams for their needs and ensure they receive the highest quality care and support.

If you require diagnostic imaging for a suspected medical condition, consider the benefits of ultrasound at CoreMed Plus. Our in-house ultrasound services provide quick and convenient access to advanced diagnostic testing in a supportive and patient-centered environment. Our experienced healthcare professionals are dedicated to providing personalized and comprehensive care to help you achieve optimal health and wellness.

Contact CoreMed Plus today to schedule an appointment for ultrasound imaging and take the first step in identifying and treating your medical condition. We are committed to providing our patients with the highest level of care and support and look forward to helping you achieve your health and wellness goals.

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    Dr. Mark Richter Bio

    I grew up in Florida as the oldest of five sons. After earning my degree from the University of Florida, I pursued my medical education in the Dominican Republic. In 1988, I began my Family Practice Residency at the “old” Pontiac General Hospital. I have been providing medical care to the same community since 1991, first in Waterford and later at our current location in White Lake, where I continue to practice today. I take pride in being board certified by the American Academy of Family Physicians and remain committed to Primary Care. I am passionate about promoting a healthy lifestyle, including a proper “balanced” diet, exercise, exposure to healthy outdoor activities, and achieving work-life balance. I married my Medical School Sweetheart, Barbara, and we are fortunate to have two adult children and a granddaughter. We have been residents of Oakland County since 1988 and enjoy all that Michigan has to offer.