Can I book my own appointment?
Yes. Prior to scheduling an appointment we will ask you to send a requisition to our office. After we have reviewed your doctor’s request, we will call you to discuss the exam and at that time we will book an appointment.
Will someone remind me of my appointment?
Yes. You can receive text or phone call reminders.
Are you open evenings and weekends?
We are open Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and we are closed on statutory holidays.
When will I get my report?
Your report is sent to your referring physician in 3-5 business days.
Is parking available?
Where can I find preparation information?
How long will my exam take?
Exams can range from 15 minutes to 60 minutes depending on what has been requested.
Will I need a driver to drive me after the appointment?
If you require a mild sedative which is provided by your Dr. you will be instructed not to drive for 24 hours.
Can I eat and/or drink?
Unless the area being examined is the abdomen or pelvis there are no dietary restrictions.
What should I wear for the MRI?
We will provide you a medical gown.
Do I need a doctor’s referral to come to your office?
When can I get in for an MRI?
Once we have received all the necessary information we will schedule you for the next appointment available. Typically appointments are available within 2 to 3 business days.
How much does an MRI cost?
Costs vary depending on what your physician has ordered. We will need to review the requisition and then provide you with the cost.
Some private insurance/employee benefit plans provide coverage for MRI exams.
If I have an artificial knee can I still have an MRI?
Yes, the metal used for joint replacements is non-ferrous and therefore the magnetic field will not cause any harm.
Are there any health concerns caused by MRI?
To date there are no known harmful effects cause by MRI however the possibility of injury exists if you have any metallic implants. We subject everyone to rigorous safety screening prior to entering the MRI suite in order to avoid injury.