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Northwestern Medicine doctor showing young patient a scan

Northwestern Medicine technician preparing child for xrayThe pediatric radiologists use the latest technologies to evaluate and treat a full range of conditions and diseases. They view and interpret your child’s medical imaging scans—allowing for quicker diagnosis and a more timely and accurate treatment. Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital is an Image Gently® certified site which translates into a philosophy of being cautious, and performing medical imaging tests only when necessary and at the lowest possible radiation dose to answer the clinical question.

Multidisciplinary team approach

The medical professionals on the pediatric radiology team are committed to providing skilled, compassionate care in an environment targeted to the needs of your child and your family. This multidisciplinary team2 includes:


  • Lurie Children's specialists, board-certified in pediatrics, pediatric radiology, medical imaging, vascular or interventional radiology, nuclear medicine, nuclear radiology, neuroradiology
  • Pediatric anesthesiologists and sedation specialists
  • Registered nurses
  • Technologists
  • Child life specialists

Tests

Pediatric MRIs Made Easy

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From “scary” to “like a spaceship,” Northwestern Medicine caregivers will work with your child to ensure that they feel comfortable during unsedated magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
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Pediatric MRI With Contrast

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If your child needs magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with contrast dye administered through an IV, Northwestern Medicine caregivers will work with them and your family to make IVs easy. 

Ronald McDonald House® near Central DuPage Hospital

Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana (RMHC®-CNI) formed a relationship with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital to open our fifth Ronald McDonald House®, expanding hospitality and support to families of hospitalized children.

Related Resources

Pediatric Specialists Directory for Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital: Find a Pediatric specialist.
Legal Information
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Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital is a collaborative program between Northwestern Memorial HealthCare and Lurie Children's and its affiliated physician groups. The physicians participating in this program are neither agents nor employees of Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital or Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital.

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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.

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The physicians who practice at the Northwestern Medicine Proton Center are neither agents nor employees of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare or any of its affiliate organizations. These physicians have selected our facilities as the place where they want to treat and care for their private patients.