Diagnostic Imaging (X-ray, Imaging, Radiology)

Xray Machine
Hand Xray
CT Machine

Location: Jeanne Mance 0

Enter the hospital through the main doors off Brock Street take main elevators down to level 0. Registration is straight ahead. Imaging Services Requisition: Used at both HDH and KGH; applies to General Radiology, Ultrasound & Nuclear Medicine studies (NOT to be used for breast imaging).
*Ultrasound, CT and Mammography requires a pre-booked appointment

General x-ray: 8 am-6 pm Mon. to Fri.

The general radiology Technologist is responsible for various procedures that involve the Imaging Scanuse of a low level radiation.  Plain radiography of the chest, musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal/urological studies, and fluoroscopy which demonstrate real-time imaging that shows movement.

Always ready for a fluctuating workflow, this team serves HDH’s Urgent Care Department, Operating Room, Clinic patient requests as well as outpatients that arrive with requisitions from outside physicians.

We are staffed 8 am-6 pm weekdays for outpatient work and are able to accommodate outpatients from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on weekends.

All technologists are registered with the College of Medical Radiation Technologists.

 Download Imaging Services Requisition

 

Ultrasound 8 am-5 pm Mon. to Fri.*

Ultrasound at HDH consists of several different rooms covering a wide range of studies.Ultrasound

The main department works closely with the outpatient clinics and urgent care department to provide the most efficient service possible.

In 2013/2014 there were 13,200 ultrasound studies performed at HDH in this department.  All sonographers are registered with Canadian Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers.  

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CT Scan 8 am-10:30 pm Mon. to Fri.*

The Computed Tomography (CT) Scanning Department of Imaging Services dates back CT Scannerto 1989 when the first scanner was installed at HDH.

The technology used to produce CT images has grown at an exponential rate since then and HDH has continued to upgrade and replace the CT equipment to keep pace with the ever improving technology.

Presently the department has one CT scanner:

  • the Toshiba Aquillion One

The Technologists operating the CT Scanners are highly trained and skilled in the use of the scanners and are all registered with the College of Medical Radiation Technologists.

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Mammography 8 am-5:30 pm Mon. to Fri.*

The Mammography Department of Imaging Services provides service for outpatients, MammogramOBSP patients and Breast Assessment patients. We perform stereotactic core biopsies, ductograms as well as needle localizations for the breast surgeons.

We have two digital mammography Giotto units.  

Our Mammography department runs Monday through Friday from 8:00-5:30 pm.

All technologists are registered with the College of Medical Radiation Technologists and are OBSP certified.

Download Breast Assessment Imaging Requisition Form

 

Bone Density Testing 8 am to 5 pm*

Located within our Imaging Department on Jeanne Mance 0Bone Density Scanner

Enter main entrance on Brock Street and take main elevators from lobby to Level 0. Proceed straight off elevators to Registration Desk.