Our medical imaging department offers a wide range of therapeutic and diagnostic exams to service our outpatients, inpatients, and emergency patients.
We look forward to meeting your needs in an understanding and compassionate way. Please bring family member or friend with you if you would like extra support during your exam.
Our general x-ray rooms are open weekdays from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm for outpatients. We are staffed 24-hours a day to provide service for inpatients and the emergency department as needed.
Our dedicated staff work together to provide a variety of community services. For more information on each service, please click on the links below. Except as noted, all of these services are provided at our KW Campus at 835 King Street West in Kitchener. We are located on the second floor in the D wing (downstairs from the hospital's main revolving door entrance).
- Bone mineral densitometry
- CT scan
- General x-rays
- Interventional radiology, including radiofrequency ablation and trans-arterial chemoembolization
- Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
- Mammography breast imaging (located at the GRH Freeport Campus, at 3570 King Street East in Kitchener)
- Nuclear medicine (in partnership with St Mary’s Hospital)
We continue to look for new and innovative ways to serve the community we are part of. We also are involved in many regional and provincial programs and continue to be an innovative leader with our Local Integrated Health Network.
For more information please contact us at 519-749-4262 between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm Monday to Friday.
Nurses in medical imaging service win GRH's team award of excellenceFebruary 26, 2018
The six nursing staff members in medical imaging have won Grand River Hospital's latest team award of excellence for their compassionate patient care and wide-ranging roles in the department, which provides more than 152,000 exams every year.
Congratulations to CT scanner team members, winners of GRH's award of excellenceDecember 12, 2017
GRH’s CT scanner team has won the hospital’s latest award of excellence for their compassionate care in a very busy department. 14 technologists conduct 23,000 exams every year, providing medical images to support care in many key departments.
Waterloo Wellington patients with liver tumours to benefit from advanced treatments at GRHNovember 9, 2017
Patients in Waterloo Region and Guelph Wellington with liver tumours now have access to a pair of advanced procedures providing life-saving care closer to home.
GRH celebrates Medical Radiation Sciences Week: November 5th to 11thNovember 6, 2017
Medical imaging and radiation therapy join to celebrate Medical Radiation Sciences Week (MRS) November 5th-11th.
GRH’s Waterloo Wellington Breast Centre marks 10 years of exceptional careOctober 27, 2017
Grand River Hospital is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Waterloo Wellington Breast Centre. The centre has evolved over the past decade and added advanced technology to support the best care for women.
Help catch and treat breast cancer earlier through regular mammogramsOctober 3, 2017
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Waterloo Wellington Regional Cancer Program, in partnership with Cancer Care Ontario, encourages women between the ages of 50 and 54 to talk with their healthcare providers about getting screened regularly with a mammogram through the Ontario Breast Screening Program (OBSP).
Dr. Darren Knibutat: compassionate care with advanced technologySeptember 29, 2017
Dr. Darren Knibutat is an interventional radiologist. He provides care that combines medical imaging with minimally-invasive procedures. He brings years of clinical practice to support advanced patient care needs at GRH.
Natisha Lal: growing a career in GRH’s medical imaging serviceJuly 7, 2017
From a new medical radiation technologist in 2002 to the administrative leader of GRH’s medical imaging department today, Natisha Lal has been happy to build a career at Grand River Hospital.
Krista Jovanovic: supporting compassionate care in advanced medical imagingJuly 7, 2017
Even when surrounded by advanced medical imaging technology at Grand River Hospital, Krista Jovanovic knows a good patient experience depends on the human touch.
Gail Shantz: 45 years of compassionate care for Waterloo Region patientsMay 5, 2017
Gail Shantz has not only spent her 45 years of nursing care at Grand River Hospital, she also trained at the then KW Hospital when she started her nursing career.