Michael S. Thaggard, MD, a Radiologist with Rush Imaging Center

Get to know Radiologist Dr. Michael S. Thaggard, who serves patients in Meridian, Mississippi.

Dr. Thaggard is a board certified radiologist who is currently serving patients at Rush Imaging Center in Meridian, Mississippi. The Rush Imaging Center is equipped with modern and effective diagnostic imaging technology, thereby enabling the radiologists working there to diagnose illnesses and injuries quickly and efficiently. Radiologists at Rush can evaluate the human body from head to toe, with individual radiologists specializing in assessing specific kinds of images. 

Dr. Thaggard is also affiliated with Meridian Radiology Associates, which is a private clinical radiology practice including all areas of diagnostic radiology such as MRI, PET, CT scan, traditional X-ray, bone density (DEXA), ultrasound, and nuclear medicine. The practice also provides minimally invasive vascular and interventional radiology services. Additionally, he is also affiliated with Anderson Regional Medical Center, Anderson Regional Medical Center – South, Rush Foundation Hospital, and Tuscaloosa Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Dr. Thaggard attended the University of Mississippi School of Medicine where he earned his medical degree. He then went on to complete his residency in radiology at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas, Texas.

Dr. Thaggard is board-certified in radiology by the American Board of Radiology (ABR). The ABR is an independent, not-for-profit organization and is one of 24 national medical specialty boards that make up the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS). 

Radiology is the medical specialty that uses medical imaging to diagnose and treat diseases within the human body. Radiologists, like Dr. Thaggard, are medical doctors who specialize in diagnosing and treating injuries and diseases using medical imaging procedures (exams/tests), including X-rays, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), nuclear medicine, positron emission tomography (PET), and ultrasound. 

Learn More about Dr. Michael S. Thaggard:

Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/43245-Michael-Thaggard-radiologist-Meridian-MS-39301,through Rush Imaging Center, https://www.rushhealthsystems.org/providers/physicians/michael-s-thaggard/ or through Meridian Radiology Associates, http://www.meridianimagingpa.com/crbst_14.html

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