Hamilton General Hospital provides a full range of diagnostic imaging and numerous nonsurgical interventional procedures. Advances in technology allow for clear, accurate pictures provided by minimally invasive procedures that are pain-free and require little recovery time. Radiology procedures are performed with patient safety and comfort as priorities, at all times.
Radiology services are widely used to help diagnose and treat numerous medical conditions, including sports injuries, heart problems, digestive issues, nervous system disorders, arthritis, osteoporosis and back pain. Radiology allows doctors to look inside the body to see diseases such as cancer, and joys like the beating heart of a healthy unborn fetus.
In addition to x-ray equipment HGH Radiology equipment includes:
A mobile service provides coverage for ultrasound procedures, which include cardiac exams, and mobile MRI. Through its teleradiology system, HGH staff members utilize the expertise of Scott & White radiologists for in-depth review of images and consultation.
Our campus provides services around the clock. A technologist is on duty at all times for diagnostic radiographic work. If a special procedure, CT, nuclear medicine, or other specialized exam is required after hours, a technologist is on call to perform the test. Insurance information may be required at time of scheduling. Pre-authorization and pre-certification of medical necessity must be obtained prior to visit. Patients may need to check with their carrier to verify coverage.