Dr. Charles Ariz, MD is a board certified radiologist in Bellingham, Washington and is licensed to practice medicine in Washington and Alaska. He completed medical education and training in Washington, DC and Baltimore.
After completing residency, his fellowship training focused on novel cross sectional and 3D imaging techniques, body MRI and musculoskeletal MRI. He proudly served as an active duty radiologist in the US Air Force followed by private practice in Baltimore and subsequently in Bellingham, Washington.
Presently, he serves as Radiology Department Chair, St. Joseph Medical Center, and Director of MRI at Mt. Baker Imaging in Bellingham, Washington.
Areas of special interest include: multiparametric MRI of the prostate, MRI of the lower gastrointestinal tract, MRI of the liver for lesion characterization and fat/iron content, MR & CT contrast agents, and protocol optimization.