Imaging & Radiology
Medical imaging allows doctors to see inside your body to detect and diagnose disease, as well as to treat many medical conditions effectively, efficiently and noninvasively.
Whether you’re scheduling a routine mammogram or seeking treatment for a broken bone, cardiovascular condition or other disease, at UNC Medical Center you’ll get personalized service and the latest imaging technologies and techniques.
Diagnostic Imaging Services
At UNC Medical Center, highly trained specialists interpret the results of advanced imaging tests, so you get an accurate diagnosis and the treatment you need to feel better. Find a complete array of imaging services at UNC Medical Center, including:
You will also find specialized imaging services for children at UNC Children’s.
Learn about screenings for cardiovascular disease and colorectal cancer (colonoscopy) at UNC Medical Center, and about blood tests, available through our lab services.
Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
You will find comprehensive breast care and advanced imaging at the UNC Medical Center and its associated imaging sites. UNC’s Breast Imaging services have earned the Breast Imaging Center of Excellence designation from the American College of Radiology (ACR). This designation means physicians and technologists have specialized training in breast imaging and are dedicated to offering the latest breast imaging technologies. We are fully accredited in:
- Breast ultrasound
- Breast MRI
- Ultrasound-guided breast biopsy
- Stereotactic breast biopsy
Image-Guided Treatments and Radiation Therapy
When your UNC physician uses imaging technologies to guide treatments, you benefit from targeted, less invasive procedures that shorten your hospital stay by reducing pain, scarring and recovery time.
Our radiologists – doctors who specialize in diagnosing and treating diseases and injuries using medical imaging techniques – work collaboratively with physicians from many specialties to bring you the most advanced care. Treatment services housed in the imaging and radiology department include: