Diagnostic Imaging

Using state-of-the-art imaging equipment and innovative treatment options, WhidbeyHealth Diagnostic Imaging delivers the highest quality patient care in a compassionate, caring environment, close to home.

 

Our Diagnostic Imaging Department Offers

  • Bone Density Scanning

  • Breast MRI Scan and Biopsy

  • Computed Tomography (CT)**

  • Digital Mammography

  • Screening Exams*

  • Diagnostic Exams

  • Stereotactic Biopsy

  • Preoperative Wire Localization

  • Echocardiography

  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

  • Nuclear Medicine

  • Ultrasound

  • X-ray*

 "Dr. Hawkins was very nice and comforting. He made my fear of needles go away. Miss Gwen was by my side holding my hand and never left me during the entire procedure while Miss Anne Marie was standing by and giving me assurance that I was doing fine. Kudos to this team!"

Breakdown of Hours for DI Services

CT scan – 24 hours/daily (outpatients typically are scheduled from 8 a.m. through 9 p.m.)

MRI scan – Monday to Saturday 8 a.m. through 4:30 p.m.

Ultrasound – Monday through Thursday 7:45 a.m.to 9:15 p.m.; Friday 7:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m., Saturday 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Echocardiography – Daily (7 days a week, excluding holidays) 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Nuclear Medicine – Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

General x-ray – 24 hours/daily (outpatients typically scheduled from 8 a.m. through 5 p.m.)

Mammography – Monday to Friday 8:15 a.m. through 4:15 p.m.

Bone Densitometry (i.e. Dexa Scan) – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8:30 a.m. through 3:30 p.m.

 

*Screening mammography and X-ray are also available at WhidbeyHealth Primary Care Oak Harbor, Goldie Street and WhidbeyHealth Primary Care Clinton.

 

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We also provide these nuclear medicine procedures:

 

    • Bone Scans (cancer detection, joint prosthesis, stress fractures, inflammation and arthritis)
    • Myocardial Perfusion Scans (cardiac ischemia, coronary artery disease)
    • Gastric Emptying (stomach function and emptying rate)
    • Thyroid scans (thyroid disorders such as hyperthyroidism, nodules, function levels)
    • Lung Scans (pulmonary blood clots, COPD, pre-surgical evaluation)
    • Renal Scans (kidney function and excretion rate)
    • Gall Bladder, sometimes referred to as HIDA scans (various gall bladder disease states and physiologic dysfunction of the gall bladder)
    • Lymph Node Localization (breast cancer and melanoma staging)

Our nuclear medicine department maintains accreditation with American College of Radiology and is staffed by a licensed nuclear medicine technologist. This department also acts as a liaison for advanced nuclear medicine exams referred to larger off-island nuclear medicine departments.

WhidbeyHealth accepts nuclear medicine referrals from your local or off-island provider, and quite often provides next day appointments for your nuclear medicine examination.

 

“I would definitely recommend having a mammogram at WhidbeyHealth.”
─ Mammography Patient at WhidbeyHealth Diagnostic Imaging