Patient Care

Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Disease Specialty Clinic

At our endocrinology imaging center at the Diabetes research institute, ptients can now have bone density scan on the same day as their visit with a bone expert, improving efficiency and convenience for the patient, as well as ensuring that they have a general understanding of the results of testing.

In the few months that it has been in service the imaging center has attracted the attention of the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis and is serving as the imaging site for their participation in the RoBaCO trial, which uses DXA software to perform novel measurements of the knees and tibias of quadriplegic participants.

Collaborating with the department of Orthopedics where they have established a fracture liaison service to ensure that all hip fracture patients have appropriate medical treatment for their metabolic bone disease before they are discharged.

Osteoporosis/Metabolic Bone Disease

  • DXA center certified by the International Society for Clinical Densitometry
  • DXA bone density testing of the hip, spine and forearm
  • Prevention and treatment of osteoporotic fracture
  • Evaluation and treatment of metabolic bone diseases