Houston Radiology Associated (“HRA”) is the premier radiology group practice in the Houston metropolitan area. Founded in 1943 and incorporated in 1971, HRA is Houston’s oldest established radiology group practice. HRA has had a long-standing relationship with the Houston Methodist Hospital and provides 24/7, 365 day a year coverage to the Houston Methodist System, including seven hospitals and a growing number of standalone imaging and emergency care centers. In addition, HRA is responsible for the Houston Methodist Radiology Residency program, which currently accommodates four residents per year. Houston Methodist is a heart and lung transplant center, a pulmonary fibrosis care center, a pulmonary hypertension care center, and is the home of the DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center. Houston Methodist and HRA are committed to optimizing patient outcomes through advanced medical imaging.
As a premier radiology practice in Houston, we select the best radiologists into the practice. All of our radiologists are fellowship trained at top academic radiology residency and fellowship programs in the country, and many of them have been chief residents in their respective programs.
All of our nuclear medicine physicians completed dedicated subspecialty training at one of the nation’s top Nuclear Medicine training programs. Our PET-CT scanners offer state-of-the-art PET imaging with FDG for a wide variety of cancers, and additionally for brain imaging (primarily for the diagnosis of dementia). These scanners are also used to perform newer types of PET scans, such as Ga-68-DOTATATE (NetSpot PET) imaging of neuroendocrine tumors and F-18-Axumin PET imaging for prostate cancer.