Somerville Radiology

General Information
Our Staff
Services
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General Information

Newest and most advanced radiology clinic on the Peninsula

Appointment Bookings

There’s is no need to book for general x-rays or dental imaging such as OPG’s or Lateral Cephalograms – simply turn up during our opening hours!

Ultrasounds, CT scans and chiropractic x-rays take a bit longer so please contact us on (03) 8554 6700  to make an appointment.

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Somerville Radiology

(03) 8554 6709
Mon to Fri 8:30am - 5:30pm | Sat 9am - 12pm

Suite 7
67 Eramosa Road West
Somerville
VIC 3912

Our staff
Dr Xavier Yu
Consultant Radiologist, Chair of the Medical Advisory Group

Heads up our Medical Advisory Group. Deputy president of the AMA in Victoria. Board member of RANZCR in Victoria. Specialist interests include orthopedics and breast imaging.

Dr Darryl Shnier
Consultant Radiologist

Subspecialty interest in breast imaging and nuclear medicine.

Dr Morry Silberstein
Consultant Radiologist

Pain management specialist and specialty interventional radiologist.

Donna Hobbs
East Coast Operations Manager and Senior Radiographer

Runs Spectrum’s east coast operations. Experienced radiographer with decades’ experience in radiography.

Dr Joe Steg
Consultant Radiologist

Specialty interest in interventional radiology and breast imaging.

Dr David Lipp
Consultant Radiologist

Particularly interested in MSK ultrasound and often performs scans himself.

Dr Jacqui Dalton
Dento-maxillofacial Consultant Radiologist

Specialist in dento-maxillofacial radiology.

Our Services
Ultrasound

You can expect a premium ultrasound service and experience at Caulfield Xray.

Our scanning equipment is some of the most advanced available and we team of sonographers are friendly, professional, fully accredited and highly experienced.

Our Philips Epic machines are the most advanced ultrasound machines in the state.

We perform a wide range of scans including; general ultrasound, cortisone injections and pregnancy scans.

We endeavour to bulk-bill ultrasound scans, however some obstetric scans will involve a low out-of-pocket fee.

Preparation for your ultrasound scan

Ultrasounds are generally non-invasive nor painful. Preparation for ultrasound procedures varies depending upon the type of scan you require. Some ultrasound procedures require you to drink fluids prior to your examination whilst others may involve you fasting from fluids and food. You will be advised of the preparation for your particular scan at the time of making your appointment. If you have any questions about your procedure, please do not hesitate to talk to one of our friendly staff.

CT

Somerville Radiology has a brand new multi-slice, low-dose Siemens CT unit.

Our CT scanner is capable of fast scan times, high resolution imaging and state-of-the-art dose reduction protocols.

Preparation for your CT scan

Your preparation will depend on the type of CT scan you are having. Please discuss this with our team when booking your appointment.

Dental Imaging

Our specialist team of radiologists includes Dr Jacqui Dalton and Dr Scott McNab, two of just a few specialist dento-maxillofacial radiologists in the country.

We look forward to providing you with exceptional care utilizing the most current and advanced technology available in dentistry.

OPG’s and cephalograms are bulk-billed.

Chiropractic Imaging

Our radiographers use shielding and filtering routinely and we position patients to provide optimal information to chiropractors.

We can print full scale digital chiropractic spine images which can be important to chiropractors when assessing the anatomical relationship of bone structures.

We will BULK BILL you if you are a Medicare eligible patients and you are referred from your chiropractor.

Our fees

CT and Ultrasound
We bulk-bill all scans where possible. Small gap fees may be applicable to nuchal translucency scans and musculoskeletal scans in some circumstances.

Dental
We bulk bill all OPG’s and Cephalograms.

Chiropractic
All Medicare eligible patients who are referred from their chiropractor will be bulk billed. Non-eligible patients will incur a fee. Feel free to contact us to clarify this further.

X-ray
All x-ray scans are bulk-billed.

Podiatry
All Medicare eligible patients who are referred from their podiatrist will be bulk billed. Non-eligible patients will incur a fee. Feel free to contact us to discuss.

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Online images and reports

All images and reports are available 24×7 using our picture archiving and communication system (webPACS).

Our webPACS has the ability to show you current and historical studies. It also provides some measurement and annotation facilities and all images can be exported as DICOM or Jpeg files. We are always happy to show you how.

Provided your practice management system supports Healthlink we can send results directly into your system. All Healthlink reports now have a clickable link that will take you straight into our web-based portal without having to login in.

If you would like a webPACS account then contact us on 03 8554 6700 or complete the request form on the right.