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 8:00 am to 8:00 pm and weekends 8:00 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).
- 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)
Access your medical images (x-rays, CT scans, etc) online. To access your images, please enroll at www.pocket.health/kitchener. Once you enroll you will be able to view all your medical images that are stored in Grand River and St. Mary’s General Hospital’s systems, share images with others, or even burn images to a CD/USB from home. There is a $5.00+HST fee payable to PocketHealth at the time of enrollment, and it includes permanent access to all previous imaging as well as any new imaging within the next 14 days. Patients also have the option of paying a $49 annual subscription to access all historical and future images for them and up to four consenting family members.
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.
Referring physicians can find patient referral information here.
CT technologist Donna Storozuk receives provincial association’s patient care awardMarch 29, 2019
Congratulations to Donna Storozuk of Grand River Hospital's medical imaging service, who’s won the Ontario Association of Medical Radiation Sciences’ (OAMRS) Patient Care Award for her exceptional care for individuals needing computed tomography (CT) studies.
Jane Martin: advancing regional health services in Waterloo WellingtonDecember 13, 2018
Jane Martin is focused on advancing several regional health programs at Grand River Hospital along with key diagnostic services to their full potential.
Grand River Hospital participates in a pilot study to test innovative lung screening x-ray created by University of Waterloo startup KA ImagingNovember 12, 2018
Grand River Hospital (GRH) is partnering with University of Waterloo startup KA Imaging to conduct a pilot study on the use of a high-resolution multi-energy digital x-ray imager for patients with lung nodules. This new technology is faster and less expensive, with the potential to detect lung cancer earlier with better image quality and lower levels of radiation than a traditional CT scan.
Gail Shantz: 45 years of compassionate care for Waterloo Region patientsOctober 26, 2018
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.
New technology offers top-rate disinfection while saving hundreds of hours of time.October 19, 2018
New technology will help Grand River Hospital’s medical device reprocessing department to maintain high-quality care while saving hundreds of hours every year in disinfecting probes used in ultrasound exams.
Record contribution by Grand River Hospital Volunteer Association supports vital medical imaging upgrade for Waterloo Region patientsApril 20, 2018
The Grand River Hospital Volunteer Association has donated a record of $200,000 in net proceeds from its 2017 operations to Grand River Hospital Foundation for its MRI campaign. GRHVA runs the hospital’s retail services including the KW Campus Tim Hortons, gift shops at both campuses and the Freeport general store.
CT team lead Paula Titaro receives provincial honour for leadershipMarch 26, 2018
Congratulations to Grand River Hospital CT team lead Paula Titaro, who is the recipient of the Mary F. Cameron Leadership Award from the Ontario Association of Medical Radiation Sciences!
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.