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About CAIMA

Founded in 1982, California Advanced Imaging Medical Associates, Inc. has grown to 68 radiologists who provide subspecialty expertise at 11 hospitals and multiple outpatient imaging centers in the San Francisco Bay Area as well as nationally through its subspecialty teleradiology practice. CAIMA’s mission is to work with our hospital partners and outpatient centers to serve our communities and to provide state of the art, accurate, comprehensive and compassionate radiology services to our patients.

Our Services

CAIMA radiologists, most of whom have had fellowship training after their radiology residency, specialize in diagnosing and treating disease and injury by using medical imaging techniques. All of our facilities are accredited by the American College of Radiology. We act as expert consultants to referring doctors and patients to choose the proper exam, interpret and report the imaging studies, and correlate the results of the tests. Our practice includes:

  • Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Nuclear Medicine Imaging
  • Positron Emission Tomography (PET)
  • Fusion Imaging
  • Ultrasound
  • Interventional Procedures
  • Interventional Neuroradiology
  • Pain Management
  • Neuroradiology
  • Musculoskeletal Imaging
  • Cancer Imaging
  • Pediatric Imaging
  • Breast Imaging / Mammography

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News and Events

Desert Orthopedic Center Joins NOIA

March, 2017 - The NOIA division of CAIMA is pleased to announce that it is now the exclusive provider of imaging services for the new 3T MRI center at Desert Orthopedic Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 21 spine and orthopedic physicians of DOC are located at four different offices in Las Vegas, and are one of the largest and most prominent subspecialized orthopedic and spine physician practices in Nevada.

CAIMA Receives Recognition For Its Charitable Efforts For Samaritan House

February, 2016 - Samaritan House, a community support organization in San Mateo County that run a variety of services for the needy, including a medical clinic, presented CAIMA with its Volunteer of the Year Award, referred to as the Sammy Award.

For many years the San Mateo and Sequoia divisions of CAIMA have provided free professional imaging services to Samaritan House patients, in conjunction with our respective hospital partners.

Dr. Diana Baker from the San Mateo division and Dr. Michael Hollett from the South Bay Division accepted the award on behalf of CAIMA.

Lake Division Joins CAIMA

February, 2016 - Dr. Vivek Reddy, who has served at Sutter Lakeside Hospital for 11 years, has joined CAIMA and will continue to serve full time at Sutter Lakeside Hospital, while other CAIMA radiologists will provide support for both general and specialty imaging interpretation.

CAIMA radiologists will provide knowledge in interventional procedures such as pain management, musculoskeletal imaging, cancer imaging, pediatric imaging, and breast imaging.

“This partnership is incredibly beneficial for the community,” said Siri Nelson, Chief Administrative Officer, Sutter Lakeside Hospital. “Patients will continue to receive top care with the added benefit of highly specialized radiologists’ input, without leaving the county. It’s an exciting, easy way to bring world class care home to our patients.”

Dr. Christopher Kagay, CAIMA Board Member and Chairman of the Department of Radiology at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco commented: "We are glad to welcome Dr. Reddy into CAIMA. Working together via Sutter's advanced teleradiology system, we can supplement an exceptional local team with national experts in imaging of orthopedic, brain and spine, pulmonary, abdominal, pelvic and pediatric diseases. We are thrilled to be joining the community in Lake County."