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).
- 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.
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
GRH celebrates Medical Radiation Sciences Week (MRS): November 7th to 11thNovember 7, 2016
If you’re among the 150,000 patients every year having a medical image at GRH or undergoing radiation therapy for cancer care, you’ll encounter our fine people working in medical radiation sciences.
Diana Brodrecht: helping put patients at ease during MRIsNovember 7, 2016
Diana Brodrecht works with some of the most sophisticated medical imaging equipment in Grand River Hospital. So one of the most important aspects of her job to her is making sure patients feel safe and comfortable when they come for an MRI (magnetic resonance imaging).
Marianne Bohl: a patient's hug is the best rewardOctober 28, 2016
Marianne Bohl has been working in the medical imaging department at Grand River Hospital for the past forty years. Her mother instilled a strong work ethic in her from a young age, and she believes it is that, coupled with her professionalism, compassion and empathy for patients that allows her to succeed in the health care field.