About John J. Pierce, D.O.

Dr. John J. Pierce is the Medical Director at Preventative Diagnostic Center. He is Board-certified in Emergency Medicine as well as Board-certified by the American Board of Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine. He received his medical training from Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, in Pomona California. He also has a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. In addition to his regular practice, Dr. Pierce serves as a Tactical Physician with the Las Vegas SWAT team.

What is a Bone Density Test?

Designed to tell you whether or not the strength of your bones is within the normal range for your age. As the only test that can diagnose osteoporosis, it is highly recommended for older adults, especially women who have gone through menopause.

By |2020-09-09T13:37:47-07:00September 9th, 2020|General|

What Can a Heart CT Scan Detect?

A heart CT scan shows detailed images of your arteries, aorta, heart and valves, so that healthcare professionals can measure your heart health without an invasive or lengthy procedure. The scan specifically looks for problems like calcium and cholesterol buildup, blockages and inflammation

By |2020-08-06T10:21:51-07:00May 6th, 2020|Heart|

What Can a Lung CT Scan Detect?

CT scans offer more in-depth and detailed views of the inside of the body when compared to typical x-rays. In particular, a low-dose CT scanner uses a minimal amount of radiation to produce high-quality images, giving radiologists a clear view of any abnormalities in the lungs.

By |2020-08-06T10:22:03-07:00April 1st, 2020|General|

What is a Virtual Colonoscopy?

The goal of a virtual colonoscopy procedure is to screen for any abnormalities or signs of cancer using a less invasive procedure. A virtual colonoscopy uses CT (computed tomography) technology to take a digital image of the inside of your digestive organs, large intestines and rectum.

By |2020-08-06T10:22:12-07:00March 24th, 2020|General|