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Diagnostic Services

Diagnostic Services are a vital part of patient care at all Hamilton Health Sciences sites. Our Diagnostic Services teams conduct many of the tests and scans you may receive when you’re at the hospital. They include diagnostic imaging, nuclear medicine, and the Medical Diagnostic Unit (MDU).

Tests and Procedures

Diagnostic Imaging

  • Angiography
  • Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Interventional Radiology
  • MRI
  • Ultrasound
  • X-ray

Nuclear Medicine

  • Nuclear Medicine Tests
  • Nuclear Cardiology Tests
  • PET/CT Tests

Medical Diagnostic Unit (MDU)

  • Echo
  • EEG
  • ECG
  • EKG
  • EVP
  • Holter Monitors
  • Exercise Testing
  • Pulmonary Function Tests

Diagnostic Imaging Locations

Hamilton Health Sciences has Diagnostic Imaging (DI) departments at the following hospital sites:

  • Hamilton General Hospital
  • Juravinski Hospital
  • McMaster Children’s Hospital
  • West Lincoln Memorial Hospital

Learn more about Diagnostic Imaging at HHS.

Nuclear Medicine

Nuclear Medicine is an area of medicine that uses small amounts of radioactive materials to diagnose and treat a variety of diseases including several types of cancers, heart disease and other abnormalities.

Nuclear medicine is offered at the following hospital sites:

  • Hamilton General Hospital
  • Juravinski Hospital
  • McMaster University Medical Centre

Learn more about Nuclear Medicine tests at HHS.

Medical Diagnostic Unit

Hamilton Health Sciences’ Medical Diagnostic Units (MDU) serve the needs of diverse adult and pediatric patient populations. They are located at the following hospital sites:

  • Hamilton General Hospital
  • Juravinski Hospital
  • McMaster University Medical Centre

Learn more about the tests performed at each of HHS’ Medical Diagnostic Units.