Bone Density (DEXA)

GBMC’s DEXA scans are performed in the Department of Radiology by licensed Radiological Technologists, trained in bone density exams. Interpreting physicians are certified by the International Society of Clinical Densitometry.

Osteoporosis risk factors include:
  • Aging
  • Menopause
  • Genetics
  • Diet
  • Gender (females are most susceptible)
  • Environmental, social and medical conditions
GBMC bone density services offered:
  • DEXA scans
  • Fracture Risk Assessments (FRAX)
  • Education in osteoporosis prevention, nutrition and exercise
Hours of Operation:

Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Sat - Sun: Closed


Radiology Department
6701 North Charles St.
Main Hospital
Baltimore, MD 21204

Phone: 443-849-6333
Parking: Rose Park
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Joan Blomquist, MDJoan Blomquist, MD
Chief, Division of Urogynecology

Dr. Joan Blomquist is a full-time faculty member in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Chief of the Division of Urogynecology at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. She received her undergraduate degree from Grinell College and medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Blomquist completed her residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology at Magee-Womens Hospital in Pittsburgh and went on to complete a two-year fellowship in Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. In addition to her interests in female urology, Dr. Blomquist is a member of the International Society of Clinical Densitometry. She is board-certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Susan Cooper, RT (R)(M) CBDT

Ms. Cooper is a full-time Radiological Technologist in the Diagnostic Radiology Department. She graduated from Baltimore City Hospitals School of Radiologic Technology. She's certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in radiography and mammography and by the International Society for Clinical Densitometry. She's a member of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists and the International Society for Clinical Densitometry.





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