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Northwestern Medicine doctor showing young patient a scan

Northwestern Medicine technician preparing child for xrayNorthwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital is certified by Image Gently®, which means that physicians take the philosophy of being cautious, performing medical imaging tests only when necessary, and using the lowest possible radiation dose.

Lurie Children’s pediatric hospitalists at Central DuPage Hospital, support patients who may require sedation during an imaging procedure. Child life specialists are available to help children who may feel anxious about having images taken, and in most cases, allow these imaging procedures to be done without sedation.

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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 team includes:

  • Lurie Children's specialists who are board-certified in pediatric radiology and neuroradiology
  • Pediatric hospitalists
  • Registered nurses
  • Imaging technologists
  • Child life specialists
Locations & Contact Information

    Pediatric MRIs Made Easy

    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)

    Pediatric MRI With Contrast

    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.

    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.