In-Office Procedures

In-House Services and Imaging Studies We Offer

All services and studies we offer are immediately interpreted by Dr. Scumpia.

  • Thyroid ultrasound
  • Thyroid biopsy (fine needle aspiration, or FNA) with genetic expression if necessary
  • Thyroid uptake scanning with iodine-123 for Graves’ disease and hyperthyroidism cancer (we are the only physician’s office in Austin providing this service for the benefit of our patients)
  • Treatment with radioactive iodine for hyperthyroidism, thyroid nodules cancer (we are the only physician’s office in Austin providing this service for the benefit of our patients)
  • Treatment with radioactive iodine for  thyroid cancer (we are the only physician office in Austin providing this service for the benefit of our patients)
  • Bone density for diagnosis of osteopenia and osteoporosis
  • Instant vertebral assessment to rule out possible silent (brittle) fractures of the spine
  • Insulin pump training and follow up
  • Dietician education for diabetes, high cholesterol and weight loss
  • Weight loss program using the Ideal Protein Diet, which was voted the best weight loss program in the country
  • Diabetes teaching and training for insulin
  • CGMS (Continuous Glucose Monitoring)
  • Assessment for autonomic neuropathy in diabetes
  • CIMT (Carotid Intima Media Testing) to rule out plaque in the carotid vessel, the large artery which goes to the brain. Dr. Scumpia was one of the first physicians in Austin to offer this test.
  • Assessment for cardiovascular risk (the risk for heart attacks and strokes)
  • Advanced cholesterol testing (Dr. Scumpia was the first physician in Austin to receive board certification in lipidology as a Fellow of the National Lipid Association)
  • Stress test with VO2Max and recommendations by an exercise physiologist
  • Echocardiograms (heart ultrasounds) and ultrasounds of the leg vessels to rule out plaque
  • Basal metabolism measurements
  • Body composition measurement
  • Lung function measurement
  • Functional assessment for your cells being able to absorb nutrients (SpectraCell)
  • Measurements of your vessel elasticity and age
  • Functional and biological age (brain age, heart age, skin age, bone age)
  • Endothelial function (the lining of your vessels) as an early sign of atherosclerosis (cholesterol plaque)
  • Comprehensive assessment for functional and biological age with 30+ parameters  measured, analyzed and compared to specific databases, recommendations and follow up
  • FibroScan an accurate, non-invasive, painless aid for managing patients with liver disease.

 

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