Medical Imaging

The Medical Imaging Department provides a full range of exams and screening tests for inpatients and outpatients, using state-of-the-art equipment.

Medical imaging provides internal images of the human body through the use of different techniques. Medical imaging is used in surgeries and to diagnose diseases and assess their severity and progression. In the emergency room, it is used to assess the condition of patients suffering from trauma, stroke or severe pain.

The Medical Imaging Department offers these exams:

How to access our services?

  • You must have a referral from your family doctor or another healthcare professional to pass a medical imaging examination.
  • Referrals from chiropractors are accepted, but are no longer covered by the Ontario Health Card. The patient must pay for the examination.

About The Program

The Medical Imaging team includes close to 60 people:

  • Radiologists (Physicians)
  • Medical Radiation Technologists (MRTs)
  • Sonographers (Ultrasound Technologists)
  • Nurses (RNs)
  • Clerks
  • Volunteers
  • Porters

Business hours

The hours vary depending on the type of examination.

Appointment requests are accepted Monday to Friday. Please consult the specific exam page for the office hours and the number to call.


HGH – Main Campus
1111 Ghislain Street
Hawkesbury, ON K6A 3G5

The Medical Imaging Department is located in Block A, level 1. View a hospital plan.

External resources

Referring a patient for a medical imaging exam at HGH

To refer a patient, please use the Ocean eReferral Network or download, fill out and fax the referral form to 613-636-6172.


The Hawkesbury and District General Hospital (HGH) provides more than 40 specialized medical clinics for residents of Prescott-Russell and surrounding region. For a list of clinics, departments and services, visit Refer a patient.