Diagnostic Imaging

Medical Radiation Technologist standing in front for CT scan machine

The Margaret Chambers Diagnostic Imaging (DI) Department offers a wide range of high-quality diagnostic and therapeutic services to patients visiting MGH.

We support inpatient and emergency programs at the hospital, in addition to supporting outpatient referrals from the community and hospital-based clinics. This includes bone mineral densitometry (BMD), computed tomography (CT scan), mammography, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), non-invasive vascular ultrasound, nuclear medicine, radiography (x-ray), fluoroscopy and ultrasound.

The DI department plays a vital role in providing timely and accurate interventions to assist physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases. The DI team works collaboratively with all clinical programs to offer the best outcomes to our patients. Our team consists of clerks, technologists, technical aides, nurses, volunteers and radiologists.

Our Services

When You Arrive

Street address and hours of operation

We are located at 825 Coxwell Avenue, Toronto. 
Hours of operation for outpatient exams are 7:30 am through 4 pm but some services may have appointments beyond 4 pm. 
Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your appointment time and bring your health card or other insurance documents with you.

Parking

Please note that our hospital is undergoing a large transformation and parking options are limited. We recommend you arriving in advance to have sufficient time for parking and wayfinding. The map for parking options is available here.

Registration and Wayfinding

Before proceeding to the Diagnostic Imaging Department, you need to register in the Admitting Area in G-wing, First Floor (taking the Coxwell entrance, you will pass Subway Subs on your way there). Alternatively, you can enter the building via the K-Wing entrance from Sammon Ave. Please refer to map below for directions (yellow dotted lines).

Diagnostic Imaging directions (map)

After you are registered, please proceed to:

  1. For all exams, excluding Nuclear Medicine,  to the main Diagnostic Imaging area located in H-Wing, 1st floor (yellow dotted line on the map)
  2. For all Nuclear Medicine exams, excluding Cardiac Nuclear Medicine (Cardiolites), to Nuclear Medicine area located in G-Wing, 2nd floor (red dotted line on the map)
  3. For Cardiac Nuclear Medicine (Cardiolites), to Cardiology area located in C-wing, 2nd floor (orange dotted line on the map)

Request for Release of Images

If you are requesting images, please call us at 416-469-6580 ext. 2662 or e-mail your request to @email.

Images can be picked up between Monday to Sunday, 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. (excluding statutory holidays). Please bring valid photo identification. If you are picking up images for another person, please bring written authorization indicating who will be picking up the images. Due to privacy legislation, we will not release images unless ID and an authorization form (if applicable) are provided.

 

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