The Department of Radiology of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia provides specialized imaging for infants, children and pregnant women. We offer state of the art imaging technologies in an environment that is safe and pleasant for patients and their families. All of our equipment has been adapted for children. We strive for accurate and prompt diagnostic interpretation, cost effective and expert therapeutic intervention and the development of innovative techniques in pediatric radiology.
Imaging services are available at the Main Hospital and on an outpatient basis at the Pediatric Imaging Center at the CHOP Pediatric & Adolescent Specialty Care Center, King of Prussia, Pa.
Weekend appointments for CT scans and MRI procedures are now available at the Main Hospital. Hours are:
We have recently increased the number of available appointments, and patients can be accommodated within 48 hours or even the same day at either the Main Campus or King of Prussia.
Our staff of highly trained physicians, nurses and technologists works in cooperation with other hospital services to provide the optimum patient experience.
For information on scheduling exams and general pre-exam preparation, click here.
Some imaging studies may require sedation or distraction techniques. Radiology/Sedation Nursing and Child Life Specialists work in conjunction with the Department of Radiology to provide this extended patient care.