Imaging & Radiology
The Imaging & Radiology department at Huntington Hospital offers a
wide range of high-quality diagnostic imaging procedures using state-of-the-art
equipment. Our staff offers diagnostic and interventional radiology for
scheduled and emergency procedures.
If you have any questions or need further information, please call (626) 397-5139.
Imaging & Radiology in the Right Place at the Right Time
“As Chairman of Radiology, I’m committed to ensuring that our
imaging services are available everywhere in the hospital. From our CT
Scanner in the Emergency Department, which ensures no time in wasted transferring
emergency trauma or stroke victims, to portable X-ray machines that allow
our doctors to assess situations quickly wherever they are, having enough
machines and placing them correctly can really improve outcomes.”
latest imaging technology to support complex intervention and obtain the best outcomes. Our CT scanner
is one of the fastest in California. We also feature a biplane imaging
unit in our angiogram suite, ensuring we are ready for neurological interventions
without having to transfer patients to other facilities. Additionally
our wide-bore MRI machine features a significantly larger opening than
a traditional MRI machine, reducing patient anxiety.
here to learn more about the different imaging and radiology procedures available.
Preparation for Imaging
How you should prepare for your visit will vary depending on the type of
test you need. In advance of some procedures, for example, you will need
to restrict food intake. Your physician will provide you with specific
instructions in advance. Please be sure to follow his or her instructions
When coming to the hospital for an imaging or other radiology procedure,
we ask that you leave your jewelry and other valuables at home. Please
wear comfortable clothing with no metal or zippers. Depending on the procedure,
you may be asked to remove some or all of your clothes and to wear a gown.
You may also be asked to remove jewelry, eyeglasses and any metal objects
or clothing that could interfere with imaging.
For some procedures, you will need to remain in the hospital for a few
hours after your procedure. In addition, you may need to arrange for someone
to drive you to and from the hospital. Please be sure to check with your
doctor in advance regarding any special scheduling or transportation requirements,
so that you can complete your appointment.
Registration & Parking
The radiology department is conveniently located on the ground floor of
the hospital’s Charles & Carmen Hale Patient Tower (the East
Tower). Please enter through the hospital's main entrance off of California
Please register at the main entrance lobby desk and ask to be directed
to the radiology department. You will take the east elevator down one
floor and follow the signs directing you to the radiology department registration desk.
Parking is closest at the North Parking lot, with additional parking available
in our East Parking lot. For more information about parking and directions,
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