Medical Imaging

Medical Imaging is an outpatient extension of the hospital's Radiology Department and is a convenient alternative for the Northland community.

Location, Phone & Hours

Medical Imaging
9501 N. Oak Trafficway
Kansas City, MO 64155-2256

Main: 816.455.0661
Scheduling: 816.691.5267

Monday - Friday, 7 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Saturday, 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m.


  • Automated Breast Ultrasound (ABUS) is a second step screening tool recommended for women with documented dense breast tissue
  • Bone Density Testing (DEXA) – special X-rays that measure bone loss
  • Computed Tomography (CT) – our machine emits 40 percent less radiation than other CT scanners, this machine produces 64-slices of reconstruction images
  • X-ray System – includes computerized radiography and can perform the full-range of diagnostic X-ray exams
  • Mammography, including 3D
  • MRI
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Ultrasound - one of the most up-to-date systems in today’s market. It can produce a full-range of vascular, abdominal and pelvic images

Helpful Patient Information

  • Please arrive 15 minutes before the exam time
  • Procedure results will be available at your referring physician’s office within 2-3 business days after your appointment.
  • If you or your physician requests a copy of the film from your exam, we need at least 24 hours notice before the time you plan to pick up the film from our office. We require written consent of any adult patient to release any films (patient’s parents or legal guardians may pick up films without additional legal documents).
  • If you have mammography films from prior exams at other medical facilities, please bring them to your appointment or have them sent to us. Having your full medical history helps us serve you better.
  • Please turn off your cell phone before entering the exam areas.
  • Children must be monitored at all times, and we ask that only ONE person be in the exam room with the patient. To prevent unnecessary radiation exposure, only the patient and the technologist can be in the exam room during the actual procedure.
  • Bring music if you desire; we can play streaming audio off the Internet (200+ musical styles), or you can bring CDs with you. We also stock a selection.
  • Payment and insurance co-pays are due at the time of service. For your convenience, we accept cash, checks, MasterCard, Visa, Discover and American Express.
  • Contact Medical Imaging for all children’s preparations.
  • Mammograms: Wear items that are two-piece if possible. Do not use deodorants, powders, sprays, or ointments under the arms or on the breasts the morning of your exam. When scheduling, please tell us if you have implants. Also, please be aware of how your cycle affects the tenderness of your breasts and schedule your appointment when your breasts are the least tender. Please bring previous mammograms with you for comparison.
  • MRI: Please notify our office if you have ANY metal in your body, or a history of having metal removed from your body. Patients who have pacemakers are unable to have MRI exams.
  • CT Scans: Nothing to eat or drink 2-3 hours before the exam. CT Abdomen patients should arrive one hour before scheduled appointment; CT Pelvis patients, two hours before the scheduled appointment. Patient may inquire about receiving barium liquid prior to the procedure date.
  • Stomach (UGI) X-ray: Nothing to eat or drink at least 5 hours prior to the exam.
  • Barium enema: Obtain a Fleets #2 Prep Kit (at most pharmacies) 2-3 days before the exam. Follow the 24-hour prep instructions included in the kit.
  • Kidney (IVP) X-ray: Obtain a Fleets #1 Prep Kit (at most pharmacies) 2-3 days prior to the exam. Follow the 24-hour prep instructions included in the kit. Do NOT eat or drink for 5 hours prior to the exam.
  • Ultrasound Pelvis/Obstetrical: Patient MUST drink four 8 oz. glasses of water (32 oz. total) one hour prior to the exam and retain the fluid until after the exam is performed.
  • Ultrasound liver, gallbladder, pancreas and aorta: Have a clear liquid meal the evening before the exam (no milk products or carbonated beverages). Nothing to eat or drink after midnight the night before the exam.
  • Nuclear medicine: Contact our office 2-3 days prior to the exam for special exam preparations.
  • For patients receiving an IV Contrast, we would like a current serum creatinine available. This includes patients 60 years old or older, diabetics, and / or people with a history of renal disease.