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.
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.
Paula Titaro: combining a love of medical imaging and patient careMarch 3, 2017
Paula Titaro is among the dedicated technologists in GRH’s CT suite supporting patients through emergency and on-going medical imaging care.
$2.5 million fundraising campaign brings latest in CT imaging to support Waterloo Region patientsMarch 2, 2017
Grand River Hospital has welcomed its next generation CT scanner to the hospital, capping off an enormous community effort to provide the latest in medical imaging for Waterloo Region patients.
GRH prepares for arrival of advanced medical imaging unitNovember 21, 2016
Early 2017 will see the next generation of computed tomography (CT) imaging brought to Grand River Hospital’s KW Campus.
Brittany Fischer: providing care for patients in radiologyNovember 11, 2016
Brittany Fischer has spent the entirety of her health care career in medical imaging. But these days, she’s excited about her work in a field that helps provide treatment right as medical images are being taken.
Bruce Fleming: an experienced professional debunking myths about radiation therapyNovember 10, 2016
Given that Bruce Fleming has worked as a radiation therapist for 30 years, he’s certainly heard his share of questions and misconceptions about radiation therapy. He shares with patients that radiation is both a viable and secure treatment option for many cancer patients as it is a localized treatment to target unhealthy cells while minimizing damage to healthy cells.
Christy Calhoun: treating patients like familyNovember 9, 2016
Sometimes, passion and interests can run in the family. Her aunt, an x-ray technologist at a local hospital, got called in to work and brought Christy with her. That was when Christy learned all about the medical imaging field and realized it was the field for her.
Beth Burkhart: a medical imaging veteranNovember 8, 2016
Beth has remained passionate about keeping up with new ways of taking diagnostic images and supporting patient care. She began her career as an x-ray technologist, eventually moving to her current position as an ultrasound technologist. She’s been in Grand River Hospital’s medical imaging department since 1989