Imaging Service - Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center
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Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center

 

Imaging Service

Imaging Service provides diagnostic studies for Nuclear Medicine, X-Ray, CAT Scan, , MRI, PET/CT and Ultrasound.   

Nuclear Medicine

A small amount of radioactive material is given which travels through the body helping to create an image. For more information about Nuclear Medicine, visit the Veterans Health Library Page. Please call 570-824-3521 or toll-free 877-928-2621 x27452 or x27614 to contact. Located on the 2nd floor of the Medical Center. Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri 7:30am - 4:30pm.

Nuclear Stress

A cardiac scan can show if part of the heart wall has been damaged due to lack of blood supply. For more information about Nuclear Stress Tests, visit the Veterans Health Library Page. Please call 570-824-3521 or toll-free 877-928-2621 x27452 or x24407 to contact. Located on the 2nd floor of the Medical Center. Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri 8:00am - 4:30pm.

Positron Emission Tomography (PET)/Computed Tomography (CT)

Very small amounts of radioactive material are used for diagnostic testing. Please call 570-824-3521 or toll-free 877-928-2621 x24738 or x27452 to contact. Located on the 2nd floor of the Medical Center. Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri 7:30am - 4:30pm.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) occurs with the use of a scanner that uses a powerful magnetic field and radio waves to generate detailed pictures of the inside of your body. For more information about MRI, visit the Veterans Health Library Page. Please call 570-824-3521 or toll-free 877-928-2621 x27452 or x27859 to contact. Located on the 2nd floor of the Medical Center. Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri 7:30am - 5:00pm. 

Radiology

Radiology uses radiation in the form of X-rays to help diagnose disease or injury. For more information about X-rays, visit the Veterans Health Library Page. Please call 570-824-3521 or toll-free 877-928-2621 x27489 or x27578 to contact. Located on the 2nd floor of the Medical Center.

CAT Scan

A rotating X-ray beam "scans" a narrow cross section of the body. A computer reconstructs the image, which is displayed on a screen and permanently recorded. Please call 570-824-3521 or toll-free 877-928-2621 x27836 or x27489 to contact. Located on the 2nd floor of the Medical Center.

Ultrasound

An Ultrasound scan is a high-frequency sound wave that is focused on the body to create images. Please call 570-824-3521 or toll-free 877-928-2621 x27625 or x27810 to contact. Located on the 2nd floor of the Medical Center. Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri 7:00am - 5:00pm.

Contact Info

Location

  • Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center
    2nd Floor

Contact Number(s)

  • 570-824-3521 Ext. 27452/27489
  • 877-928-2621 Ext. 27452/27489

Hours of Operation

  • vary depending on test