California Advanced Imaging Atherton has served the mid peninsula medical community since 2002 providing high resolution MRI and CT scanning services.  We are conveniently located near the mid peninsula's major hospitals and offer convenient access and parking.
Professional services are provided by California Advanced Imaging Associates and National Orthopedic Imaging Associates. All scans are read by radiologists who have supspecialty training and expertise in spine and musculoskeletal imaging, neuroradiology, brain and body imaging. Our radiologists also actively participate in the American College of Radiology RADPEER quality assurance program
We are open Monday to Friday from 7:15am am to 4:30pm and offer same day appointments. Reports are available to referring physicians within 24 hours of the completion of the study and stat reads are called to the physician immediately.  Physicians may also access the images for their patients our our secure web site.
CAI Atherton is a teaching facility participating in the National Orthopedic Imaging Associates fellowship program.

Phone: (650) 364-3080

3301 El Camino Real

Atherton, CA 94027

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CAI Atherton is accredited by the American College of Radiology in both MRI and CT scanning, insuring for our patients the highest technical and professional quality of examinations.

The American College of Radiology is recognized as the gold standard in medical imaging and sets and constantly monitors quality standards to continuously improve patient care.

ACR Accreditation

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* To get copies of your studies on a CD, call CAI Atherton at 650-364-3080. NOTE: Films/CDs may only be released to the patient who received the study/studies. Anyone other than the patient coming to pick up films/CDs must have a letter giving them permission to do so signed by the patient.

California Advanced Imaging Atherton

  1. On November 14, 2014, Dr. Russell Fritz was the guest speaker at the San Francisco Bay Area Hand Society's Biannual Meeting in Oakland, CA.


  1. On November 7, 2014, Dr. Jana Crain made a presentation to the Central States Orthopedics Annual Workers' Compensation Seminar in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  Speaking to workers' compensation attorneys, claims adjusters and case managers she pointed out the importance of high resolution MRI imaging and subspecialty interpretations in the appropriate and cost effective care of the injured worker.

  1. Dr. Russell Fritz was an invited guest speaker for the  Radiology Society of South Africa : Advanced MSK Imaging Course in February  2014 in Cape Town, South Africa as part of the ISMRM Global Outreach Program.

  1. Dr. Russell Fritz  presented a lecture on “MR Imaging for Glenohumeral Instability & Bone Loss” for a Vumedi webinar in July 2014.


August 2014: Dr. Russell Fritz announces upcoming speaking engagements for 2014:

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