Patient Resources


About Your Visit


  • Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment time, so that you have ample time for registration. Upon your arrival, you will be asked to complete several questionnaire forms.

  • Bring your photo ID, and insurance cards. If you are a self pay patient, we accept major credit/debit cards and cash

  • Bring previous scans that are related to your current exam

  • Take prescribed medication according to your physicians instructions

  • All patients requiring IV contrast should fast for at least 4 hours prior to their exam

  • Dialysis patients should plan to be dialyzed within 24 hours following IV contrast

  • Patients receiving sedation should arrange for transportation to and from the imaging center

  • The duration of the exam varies according to the type of study being conducted

  • For some exams, you may be required to change into our examination clothing. Secured lockers are provided for your belongings.Abdominal MRI, Pelvic MRI and MRCP patients should fast for at least 4 hours before the exam.

  • Patients receiving IV contrast should fast 4 hours before the exam.


Please contact us ASAP if you have a history of the following:


  • Brain aneurysm clips

  • Artificial heart valve

  • Metal in your eyes

  • Cochlear implants

  • Deep Brain Stimulators

  • Spinal Stimulators

  • Bone growth Stimulators

  • Other implantable devices

  • Vascular Filter or Stent


However, most surgically placed orthopedic devices are MRI compatible. (Example; orthopedic pins, screws rods and joint replacements)


Please contact us if you have any questions about MRI safety.


Patients with Pacemakers or Cardiac Defibrillators MUST not have MRI examinations.