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Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How do I make an appointment at the Ryan Ranch Center?
A: Please consult with your physician, who will be able to make a referral for you to the Ryan Ranch Center.
Q: Where is the Ryan Ranch Center for Advanced Diagnostic Imaging?
A: Our address is 5 Lower Ragsdale, Monterey. A map is available here.
Q: What is the referral process for physicians?
A: A physician order form is available for download. Simply fax it to (831) 644-0783.
Q: Who can I call with questions?
A: Consult our Nurse Helpline at (831) 649-MRCT (6728). Your physician is also welcome to contact Timothy Albert, MD or Christopher Oh, MD at (831) 649-4999.
Q: What is the relationship between SVMHS and the Ryan Ranch Center?
A: The Ryan Ranch Center is a Salinas Valley Memorial outpatient center located on our Ryan Ranch campus. Patients referred to the Ryan Ranch Center are registered as SVMHS outpatients with a follow up care maintained and directed by the referring physician.
Q: What is the relationship between the physician directors at the Ryan Ranch Center and referred patients?
A: Patients referred to the Center are supervised and have their studies read by physicians on staff at the Center. The referring doctor-patient relationship is maintained at all times with the Ryan Ranch Center physicians only providing professional interpretations and recommendations regarding care.