Imaging services at LewisGale Medical Center
When you need diagnostic imaging as part of your treatment plan, see the specialists at LewisGale Medical Center in Salem, Virginia. Our advanced radiology services and qualified technologists mean a speedy and accurate diagnosis for you.
For more information about your imaging appointment, or to reschedule your appointment, please call (540) 776-4052.
Medical imaging services
We offer a range of exams in nuclear medicine and interventional radiology. Our diagnostic procedures and imaging services include:
- Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) scans
- Computed tomography (CT) scans
- Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
- Positron emission tomography (PET) scans
Scheduling your imaging appointment
All diagnostic imaging tests require a doctor's order with the exception of annual mammograms. Outpatient scheduling is coordinated by the imaging center and your physician's office, however you can get more information about your appointment or reschedule by calling the office directly at (540) 776-4052. Patients can also request copies of their reports and images by calling the center.
Preparing for your appointment
There may be limitations on food and water prior to an imaging test. Your referring physician will communicate any preparation for your specific exam.
Arrive 15 to 30 minutes early to allow for time to register. We ask that you bring insurance information, a list of medications you are currently taking and doctor's orders or additional paperwork provided to you by your referring physician.
Arriving at the diagnostic imaging center
When you arrive to LewisGale Medical Center you can park in our lot, or patients can take advantage of our free valet services and wheelchair assistance. Patients arriving for imaging services can follow marked signs to the outpatient entrance, which is near the ER. Once you check in at the registration desk you will be directed to your appointment location.
All imaging services can be reached through this entrance except for mammograms and breast ultrasounds which are located at the Breast Center.
Our Breast Center is located at:
1802 Braeburn Dr.
Salem, VA 24153
Imaging services at LewisGale Regional Health System
Imaging services refers to the performance of imaging exams for better visualization and treatment of medical conditions. Different exams allow radiologists and physicians to view structures and activity within the body. Imaging exams are vital for diagnosis and there are a wide range of tests that can be performed.Learn about Imaging services