X-Ray (Radiography)

X-ray is a very important diagnostic tool and one of the oldest forms of diagnostic imaging. It is used to create images of the body's internal structures. X-ray exams are performed by medical radiation technologists. X-ray is used to detect abnormalities in bones, lungs and other internal structures.

Most x-rays do not require appointments; walk-ins are accepted between 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday to Friday.

X-Ray Services

  • Skeletal or Metastatic Surveys (appointment needed)
  • Upper Gastrointestinal Exams (appointment needed)
  • Arthrogram – Joint Examination (appointment needed)
  • Hystersalpingogram – examination of uterus and  fallopian tubes (appointment needed)
  • Fluoroscopy (appointment needed)

Appointments and Referrals

We are here to support you. You may reach us at 416-469-6401 (the main DI line) from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

If you require assistance outside of regular business hours, you may choose one of the following options:

  • Leave a voice mail message at 416-469-6401
  • Send us an email at @email

What to expect

Please review the following instructions for X-rays.

  1. For all X-Ray tests and procedures: If you are pregnant, or think you might be, please call a technologist at 416-469-6580 ext. 2346 before the test begins, as the test may have to be postponed or canceled.
  2. Joint Injection, Joint Aspiration, and Arthrogram:
    If you are taking a blood thinner such as Plavix or Coumadin, please contact your doctor to discuss stopping those medications.
  3. Please arrange for transportation home - do not plan to drive yourself. Please be prepared to keep physical activity of the affected joint to a minimum on the day of the procedure.
  4. Hypaque enema: No preparation is required. The examination will take approximately 30 minutes.
  5. UGI or Upper GI Series and Barium Swallow: Please do not eat or drink for at least 8 hours before the exam. Please bring any medications that need to be taken after the exam is finished. The examination will take approximately 20 minutes.
X-Ray
Location
H1
Office Hours
7:30 am to 4:00 pm
Monday to Friday
Phone
416-469-6580 x2667
Fax
416-469-6077
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