Medical Diagnostic Units

On our medical diagnostic units, specially-trained staff perform a variety of tests to help diagnose and treat certain medical conditions, mostly related to the heart. Scroll down to learn more about MDU services across our sites.

MDU Services

The Hamilton General Hospital and Juravinski Hospital MDUs serve adult patients. The following services are available at these sites:

  • Echocardiograms (Echo)
  • Electroencephalography (EEG)
  • Electrocardiograms (ECG, EKG)
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Holter Monitors
  • Evoked Potentials (EVP)
  • Exercise Testing
  • Pulmonary Functions

The McMaster University Medical Centre MDU children and youth, as well as adults. The following services are available at this site:

  • Echocardiograms (echo)
  • Electrocardiograms (ECG, EKG)
  • Exercise testing
  • Holter monitors
  • Pulmonary functions

Where to Find Us

Juravinski Hospital

Enter the hospital through the main entrance and turn right. MDU will be on your left beside the glass-walled waiting room.

Hamilton General Hospital

From the main entrance on Barton Street, turn left at the coffee shop and continue to the corridor for the MDU on your left. The MDU entrance is well marked and is the third door on the right.

McMaster University Medical Centre

From the main entrance, turn right and enter the yellow section. Take the yellow elevators to level 3 and turn right. The MDU is well-marked and located on the right hand side of the corridor, 3U.

West Lincoln Memorial Hospital
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Contact Us

Hamilton General Hospital
Phone: 905-527-4322
For appointments: 905-577-8003
Fax: 905-527-4861

Juravinski Hopsital
Phone: 905-575-2571
Fax: 905-575-2560

McMaster University Medical Centre
Phone: 905-521-5021
Fax: 905-521-2635

Referral Process

All patients are referred through their family doctor or through a specialist that they may be seeing.