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Convenience, comfortable atmosphere and quality trained medical attention; that's what you get when you walk into the Diagnostic Imaging Center at Broward Health Weston. Because the Diagnostic Imaging Center offers many services performed with high-performance imaging equipment, patients can expect prompt turn around time (within 24 hours) on most diagnostic reports.
Walk-ins are welcome for routine exams, and same-day appointments are available by calling our Scheduling Center at 954 217-3305. For diagnostic procedures, the Diagnostic Imaging Center is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. For your convenience, there are also extended evening hours for MRIs : Monday - Thursday until 9 p.m.
Most insurance plans are accepted. For any additional questions, please contact our Direct Line at 954-217-3300.
What is MRI?
MRI uses a magnetic field instead of radiation to obtain images of the body. Radio waves and energy are generated to and from images of the body's internal structures. Due to the high degree of accuracy and detail, MRI can be a crucial imaging study in the diagnosis of multiple conditions such as:
- Orthopedic/spine disorders
- Neurological disorders
MRI at Broward Health
Our high-performance Magnetom Symphony 1.5 Tesla MR system provides the most advanced functions in MRI technology today. It combines the look and feel of open MRI systems, designed to improve imaging of claustrophobic patients with the performance of an advanced high-field system. Features include new wide-open, patient-friendly design, faster exams, higher resolution, advanced clinical applications and short boar/1.5T high field.
The comforting shape and size of the compact, wide-open enclosure helps patients relax before and during their exams. Additionally, the design maximizes the feeling of openness with its flared opening and spacious bore designed for patient comfort.
A two-way intercom system coupled with a CD stereo system where the patient can bring their own music for listening comfort during the MRI procedure.
The shorter, patient friendly bore features dual-flared apertures for greater openness and patient access. The Magnetom Symphony, in conjunction with our specially trained staff, was designed to keep patients comfortable throughout the exam while providing the highest quality of resolution available.
The Women's Center at Broward Health Weston is FDA accredited featuring a staff that is certified by the American Registry of Radiological Technology. Digital mammography is quick, safe and painless. Digital images give better visibility of the breast, particularly near the skin line, chest wall and in women with dense breast tissue. Also, digital images are helpful for women with implants and for imaging patients with known abnormalities.
128 Multi-Slice Scanner
Broward Health Weston is home to the first Siemens Definition AS+ 128 Multi-Slice CT Scanner in Broward County. It's a highly adaptive machine that provides crisp, detailed images with minimal radiation exposure - a safer, more effective alternative to standard CT scanners. [more...]
Fluoroscopy is used to observe certain body structures at work. X-rays passing through the body are observed on a TV monitor.
For more information on the Diagnostic Imaging Center at Broward Health Weston, please call the Direct Line at 954-217-3300. Same day appointments can be made through our Scheduling Center at 954-217-3305.