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CT, MRI, Ultrasound & X-ray in Aberdeen

State of the art diagnostics whenever you need them

Our expert multidisciplinary team of Consultant Radiologists, Radiographers, Mammographers, Assistant Practitioners and Imaging Assistants at Albyn Hospital have access a range of diagnostic imaging tools on-site, including:

  • X-ray - including orthopantomography
  • Breast Imaging - including digital Mammography
  • Ultrasound
  • CT scanning
  • MRI scanning
  • Fluoroscopy

Results are typically available within 7 days dependent on specialty. Urgent reports are available on a same day basis.

Appointments for all types of diagnostic imaging procedures can only be made once the Imaging department receives a referral from a GMC registered doctor, in which patient appointments are then made between 8.30am to 4pm Monday to Friday. 

Diagnostic ultrasound is a non-invasive imaging modality using high frequency sound waves to produce images of various soft tissue structures within the body. A wide range of high quality images can be produced of the following areas:

  • General
  • Musculoskeletal/joints
  • Vascular
  • Gynaecology
  • Thyroid
  • Abdomen and pelvis

CT scanning is a sophisticated diagnostic tool which provides detailed images of various structures within the body. The CT scanner benefits from high resolution imaging capability producing excellent image quality, a large scanner diameter with fast scanning to help reduce the effects of claustrophobia, to assist with patient comfort and to improve the overall patient experience.

CT scanning examinations available include:

  • Head
  • Spine
  • Musculoskeletal / joints
  • Abdomen
  • Pelvis
  • Chest
  • Cardiac
  • Vascular

The wide bore MRI Scanner at Albyn Hospital, which can scan up to 18 patients in one day, is designed with comfort in mind and offers extra space compared to standard scanners. MRI scanning aids in the diagnosis of a vast number of ailments across several specialities including:

  • Orthopaedic
  • General Urological
  • Gynaecological
  • Neurological

After the scan is completed, our expert radiologist will provide a medical report detailing the findings which allows the referrer to establish the most appropriate management or treatment.  

At Albyn Hospital we provide fluoroscopy screening which uses x-rays to obtain images of the required body part. Our team of dedicated Radiologists and Radiographers provide you with a fully integrated service throughout your treatment. Fluoroscopy studies include:

  • Arthrogram studies
  • Barium studies
  • Joint injections
  • Urology

The expert team at Albyn use a combination of diagnostic imaging tools and techniques to detect, diagnose and stage breast cancer. These studies may include:

  • Digital Mammography
  • CT scan
  • Ultrasound
  • Histopathology
  • Blood tests
  • Biopsy

Albyn Hospital runs weekly one-stop breast clinics for symptomatic patients. Patients are reviewed by a Consultant surgeon and receive all necessary tests and results in one place at one time. Providing a fast and efficient diagnosis, in a focused and caring environment.

Our private breast radiologists perform all examinations along with our mammographers who work cohesively with our private consultant breast surgeons and breast care nurses, ensuring you receive the highest standard of compassion and care.

Accessing private healthcare is easy, whether you choose to pay directly or use private medical insurance.

If you are paying for yourself, we can usually offer an upfront cost which you can then choose to pay in full or access one of our easy payment options.

If you have insurance, we can arrange direct settlement with your insurance provider, although you should check in advance to see if your treatment is covered. For more information, visit our private medical insurance page.