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About Midwest Radiology Consultants Serving Kansas City

Midwest Radiology Consultants is a diagnostic imaging consultant firm located in Kansas City. In operation since 1983, Midwest Radiology Consultants has been providing interpretation services for x-ray’s, x-ray positioning, MRI’s, and CT Scans to physicians and patients all across the nation from their office in Kansas City. Thanks to the advance of teleradiology practices Midwest Radiology Consultants is able to perform many of their services across the United States with ease.

Dr. Doran L. Nicholson

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Dr. Doran L. Nicholson is the owner and Chief Radiologist of Midwest Radiology Consultants, a nationwide film reading service established in 1983. Dr. Nicholson is a residency-trained, nationally recognized Chiropractic Radiologist and speaker in the field of radiology certified by the American Chiropractic Board of Radiology. He has given over 300 lectures and has authored or co-authored over 35 papers published in the field of radiology.


Dr. Nicholson is a 1980 graduate of Cleveland Chiropractic College of Kansas City. Following graduation, he was selected as the first radiology resident at Cleveland Chiropractic College. Two years of his residency were performed at Truman Medical Center.  Dr. Nicholson taught radiology at Cleveland Chiropractic College for 22 years, being chairman of the Department of Radiology for ten of those years. He is highly skilled in reading imaging studies and has performed several Level II visiting fellowships in MRI and CT. Dr. Doran L. Nicholson’s honors include “Alumnus of the Year,” Missouri Chiropractic Physicians Association “Educator of the Year,” and the 2018 Missouri Chiropractic Physicians Association “Doctor of Year.” He is the past president of Cleveland Chiropractic College Alumni Association. He was also the first Chiropractor in the state of Missouri to be appointed to a Department of Health Committee. Dr. Nicholson served as the Missouri Chiropractic Physicians Association President from 2014-2016 followed by serving as Treasurer from 2016-2018.

DACBR family photo 2018doctor doran receiving missouri chiropractor of the year awardDr. Nicholson enjoys being a part of the following organizations:

  • American Chiropractic Association (ACA)
  • American Chiropractic College of Radiology (ACCR)
  • Council On Diagnostic Imaging (CDI)
  • Missouri Chiropractic Physicians Association (MCPA)
  • Cleveland Chiropractic College Alumni Association

Dr. Doran L. Nicholson has made it his mission to help fight for the rights of chiropractors in the state of Missouri. He does this by serving on legislative committees, being involved in political action groups and taking numerous trips to the state capital each year to meet with lawmakers to discuss the concerns and needs of chiropractors in Missouri. Dr. Nicholson enjoys hiking in the mountains, visiting wineries in California and spending time with his family.

How Midwest Radiology Consultants Helps Local Physicians and Clinics

Midwest Radiology Consultants can offer their teleradiology services through in-depth analysis of radiology scans such as X-rays, MRI, and CT scans remotely from their office in Lee’s Summit, MO (Kansas City Metro). Midwest Radiology Consultants has been working with many clinic types, most notably chiropractic clinics, providing radiology reading, diagnoses, and interpretations for over 30 years. Finally, with regular use of Midwest Radiology Consultants, we offer discounts based on volume or target areas needed of the scans. For more information, feel free to call 816-525-2822 or contact us to learn more.

Our Mission

  • Provide prompt, detailed and personalized imaging interpretation to physicians at reasonable and customary rates.
  • Consult with clinics concerning radiograph technique, quality control and medicolegal issues.
  • Provide continuing education in the field of diagnostic imaging by means of postgraduate lectures and case sharing.

How Midwest Radiology Consultants Helps Chiropractic Clinics

If you are looking for a primary or second opinion, our chiropractic radiology consultants can perform x-ray interpretations for you and your patients. For remote services, all that is required are those documents are transferred via a HIPPA secure connection or mailed directly to our office.

If you are a chiropractic clinic in need of radiology consulting contact us or call us at 816-525-2822 to learn more about how we can help your chiropractic clinic with our chiropractic radiology consulting services today.

Serving the Kansas City Area and Nationwide

While Midwest Radiology Consultants can, and does, operate nationwide with our radiology consultant services, we are still ready and willing to offer our radiology services locally to those in the Lee’s Summit MO, and greater Kansas City area. If you are in the Kansas City Metro area and are in need of a radiologist for your x-ray or MRI needs, feel free to contact us today to schedule an appointment.

Likewise, if you are outside of the Kansas City area, feel free to reach out to us to learn about our affordable and responsive teleradiology services.

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