Diagnostic Imaging

About This Program

Diagnostic Imaging Services are provided in the Diagnostic Imaging Department. We are located on the main level around the corner from the Emergency Department. The main desk will register each patient for their appointment and direct them to the appropriate waiting area. All tests (with the exception of the Ontario Breast Screening Program) require a signed requisition/order from a physician or an Extended Class Nurse (Nurse Practitioner).

For CT, Bone Density, Mammography, Nuclear Medicine, X-Ray and Ultrasound bookings, fax requisitions to 519-740-4904.

Services

Barium studies (gastrics)

Used to diagnose disorders of the gastro-intestinal tract. These are performed on varying days per month from 8:00am-12:00pm. Request for barium studies are arranged through a physician.
Bookings line (519) 621-2333 ext. 2231.

Bone Mineral Densitometry (BMD)

Used to diagnose osteoporosis. BMD is performed two days per week from 8:30am-4:30pm. Requests for BMD are arranged through a physician.
Bookings line (519) 621-2333 ext. 2231.

Nuclear Cardiac Testing

Performed by Cardiologists and Nuclear Medicine physicians in the Nuclear Medicine Department. This test demonstrates the blood supply within the heart muscle in resting and stress phases. They are performed Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 8:00am-4:00pm. Requests for Cardiac Nuclear Testing are arranged through a physician.
Bookings line (519) 621-2333 ext. 2245.

Computed Tomography (CT Scans)

Used to diagnose bone and soft tissue injuries, chest, abdominal, renal, pelvic disorders, stroke, tumors and cancer. CT is performed on Monday to Friday 7:00am-6:00pm. Requests for CT are arranged through a physician.
Bookings line (519) 621-2333 ext. 2244.

Diagnostic Mammography

Uses digital mammographic equipment to diagnose diseases of the breast. Women must have a requisition for a diagnostic mammogram from either their physician or an Extended Class Nurse (Nurse Practitioner). Mammograms are performed Tuesday to Friday from 8:00am-4:00pm.
Bookings line (519) 621-2333 ext. 2231.

Ontario Breast Screening Program

Provides screening mammography services as well as follow up appointment reminders. Cambridge Memorial Hospital is accredited to participate in the Ontario Breast Screening Program. Women aged 50 and over can participate in the program by simply calling the hospital directly at (519) 740-4999 to schedule an appointment. OBSP screening mammography is performed on Monday from 12:00pm-8:00pm and Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00am-5:00pm.
Bookings line 519-740-4999.

Nuclear Medicine

Studies organ functions and identifies conditions such as blood clots in the lungs, bone cancer, heart failure, etc. These studies are performed Monday to Friday from 7:00am-4:30pm. Requests for Nuclear Medicine are arranged through a physician.
Bookings line (519) 621-2333 ext. 2245.

Special Procedures

Use fluoroscopic X-Ray to assist in joint injections, cystograms, hysterosalpingograms, etc. These are performed on varying days per month 1:00pm-3:00pm. Requests for special procedures are arranged through a physician.
Bookings line (519) 621-2333 ext. 2231.

Ultrasound

Used to study structure and anatomy of organs, muscles and joints, monitor pregnancies and identify blocked arteries and blood clots in deep veins. Ultrasound is performed on Monday to Friday from 7:00am-6:00pm. Requests for Ultrasound are arranged through a physician or an Extended Class Nurse (Nurse Practitioner).
Bookings line (519) 621-2333 ext. 2231.

X-Ray

Used to diagnose injuries to bones, for chest, sinuses, and abdomen disorders, cancer, etc. X-Ray studies are performed Monday to Friday from 7:30am-5:30pm. Patients can book appointments or walk in with a signed requisition from a physician or an Extended Class Nurse (Nurse Practitioner). X-Rays for Scoliosis, Leg Lengths and Skeletal Survey studies must be pre- booked.
Bookings line (519) 621-2333 ext. 2231.