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Imaging services

Imaging exams allow radiologists (imaging specialists) and physicians to view structures and activity within the body. This is vital for diagnosis but also for treatment, to ensure your care plan is working as it should.

Diagnostic imaging in Miami

HCA Florida Mercy Hospital offers advanced imaging options and a wide range of screening services.

You'll find these services are provided in a private, patient-centered atmosphere to help you feel comfortable. Our radiologists and technicians will work closely with you to ensure you get the quick and accurate results you need. Together, we can help your doctor better understand your health.

Screening mammogram

You can now schedule a screening mammogram online.

You can now schedule a screening mammogram online.

Medical imaging services we offer

Our diagnostic services include a wide variety of imaging procedures, such as:

Computerized tomography (CT) scans 

CT scans involve a series of detailed X-rays that produce a cross-sectional, 3D image of bones, blood vessels and soft tissue inside the body. CT scans offer extremely accurate results allowing for swift diagnosis and treatment of many injuries and conditions. This includes bone fractures, cardiovascular disease, infections, tumors and cancer.

Digital mammography

Mammogram screenings use low-dose X-ray imaging technology to examine breast health.

The Women’s Center at our hospital uses mammography to diagnose breast cancer and breast tissue anomalies, such as tumors and other breast diseases.

Interventional radiology

Interventional radiology is an imaging specialty that allows for image-guided diagnosis and treatment for many conditions. It uses the guidance of imaging technologies and often replaces surgical procedures. This make it easier on you as the procedures involve less risk, less pain and shorter recovery times.

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

MRI involves using a magnetic field to produce high-quality, detailed images of internal structures, including organs and soft tissue. MRIs are especially helpful in diagnosing joint or tendon damage, blood vessel problems, stroke and aneurysms.

Nuclear medicine

When receiving a nuclear medicine procedure, you will be given a radioactive tracer (a compound that highlights certain functions within the body). The tracer allows processes within the body to be viewed with imaging technology.

Exams may include:

  • Bone scans
  • Thyroid scans
  • Gastric emptying, including digestive process tracking and timing
  • Hepatobiliary (liver and bile duct function) scans
  • Gastrointestinal (GI) bleed studies
  • Cardiac single-photon emission CT (SPECT) scanning


Ultrasound imaging is similar to MRI but produces live pictures of the body's soft tissue and organs. It uses high-frequency sound waves that reflect back as echoes when they reaches solid surfaces.

Ultrasound plays an important role diagnosing breast lumps, inflamed joints, blood flow issues and gallbladder, genital and prostate problems. Ultrasounds are also used to monitor unborn babies during prenatal care.

Our Imaging services Locations

Currently Viewing:

Mercy Hospital
3663 S Miami Ave
Miami, FL 33133
 (305) 854 - 4400

Currently Viewing:

Mercy Hospital
3663 S Miami Ave
Miami, FL 33133
 (305) 854 - 4400
Kendall Hospital
11750 SW 40th St
Miami, FL 33175
 (305) 223 - 3000

10.7 miles

Aventura Hospital
20900 Biscayne Blvd
Aventura, FL 33180
 (305) 682 - 7000

16.5 miles