Imaging specialists examine a brain scan

Imaging Services

Northwestern Medicine imaging services offers the latest advances in diagnostic imaging, a skilled team of caring specialists and comprehensive services that are fully coordinated with your medical care.

Why Choose Northwestern Medicine for Diagnostic Imaging?

Northwestern Medicine offers the latest advances in diagnostic imaging, a skilled team of caring specialists and comprehensive services that are fully coordinated with your medical care. Your care is backed by:

  • A strong commitment to quality, safety and satisfaction
  • State-of-the-art technology in the hands of highly trained imaging specialists
  • An exceptional imaging experience that earned “5-star” satisfaction scores in patient surveys

Skilled imaging specialists

Your imaging exam will be performed by healthcare professionals with skill and training in diagnostic imaging. Our imaging specialists* include:

  • Board-certified radiologists
  • Licensed radiologic technologists, including those with sub-specialization in CT, MRI and other diagnostic imaging techniques
  • Registered nurses with additional credentials in a critical care subspecialty

Our diagnostic imaging technologists have many years of experience in the field. The radiologists who interpret your exams hold subspecialty training in areas such as neuroradiology and interventional radiology.

Imaging services

Breast Imaging and Mammography

Northwestern Medicine provides various breast imaging services including mammograms and ultrasounds.

Bone Densitometry

Bone densitometry is a simple, non-invasive X-ray procedure that is used to measure bone mineral density. 

Computed Tomography (CT)

Northwestern Medicine provides CT scan services that combine X-ray and computer technology to produce detailed images of the bones and soft tissues.

Diagnostic Imaging: General X-ray and Fluoroscopy

Our diagnostic imaging services include state-of-the-art X-ray equipment to generate images of the body that assist physicians in the diagnosis of diseases and injuries.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) uses pulsed radio frequency and magnets to create images used for screening and diagnosis.

Nuclear Cardiology

Nuclear cardiology testing uses small amounts of radioactive tracers to provide detailed information about the structure and function of a patient's heart.

Nuclear Medicine

Nuclear medicine uses small amounts of radioactive tracers to provide information about the structure and function of many organs in the body.

Positron Emission Tomography (PET/CT Scan)

Northwestern Medicine Imaging offers sophisticated PET/CT imaging to help in the diagnosis cancer, heart disease or brain disorders.

Ultrasound

Ultrasound testing uses reflective sound waves to create images of the inside of your body, without the use of ionizing radiation.

Vascular Laboratory

Vascular laboratory procedures are a safe and painless method to diagnose problems in arteries and veins.

Northwestern Memorial Hospital Imaging Center

676 North Saint Clair St.
Second and Third Floors
Chicago, IL 60611

The Northwestern Memorial Hospital Imaging Center (NMIC), located in the Arkes Family Pavilion, features new technologies that give you more enhanced and detailed images, greater capacity, a more comfortable experience and a larger waiting area with increased privacy that provides a confidential environment while you wait for your appointment. To schedule an appointment, please call:

Feinberg/Galter Pavillion

Feinberg Pavilion
251 E. Huron St.
Chicago, IL 60611

Galter Pavilion
675 N. Saint Clair St.
Chicago, IL 60611

To schedule an appointment, please call 312.926.6366.

The Diagnostic Center

259 E. Erie Street
17th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611

The Diagnostic Center features new technologies that give you more enhanced and detailed images, greater capacity, a more comfortable experience and a larger waiting area with increased privacy that provides a confidential environment while you wait for your appointment.

To schedule an MRI, please call 312.926.9000.

To schedule a CT or ultrasound, please call 312.926.6366.

Walk-in appointments are available at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital for chest X-rays, extremity X-rays, and skull, abdominal and spine diagnostic imaging exams. We provide excellence in imaging with accreditations by the American College of Radiology, the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Nuclear Laboratories.

To schedule a diagnostic imaging service, please call 630.933.5000.

Imaging services are also available at our Convenient Care Centers. Find a Convenient Care location.

    Legal Information
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    In the spirit of keeping you well-informed, some of the physician(s) and/or individual(s) identified are neither agents nor employees of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare or any of its affiliate organizations. They have selected our facilities as places where they want to treat and care for their private patients.