Diagnostic Imaging & Radiology

Insight Chicago offers advanced diagnostic imaging and radiology technology to assist physicians with identifying and treating a wide range of conditions.

Insight Hospital & Medical Center’s Diagnostic Imaging & Radiology department provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient diagnostic imaging, general x-ray imaging, and interventional radiology services. Using advanced technology, our radiology team provides precise images you and your physician need to make the best medical decisions. Imaging techniques and procedures available at Insight include high field MRI, 64-slice computed tomography (CT), ultrasound and obstetric imaging, digital mammography, breast MRI, interventional radiology (IR), and nuclear medicine – including nuclear cardiology and CT-PET scanning. 

Insight’s radiology program is accredited by the American College of Radiology. Imaging at Insight is fully digitized for all modalities, allowing for optimal interpretation and access for physicians. All images are read by sub-specialized board-certified physicians called radiologists. Working collaboratively with patients and physicians, our radiologists also offer resources, consultations, and analysis.

Advanced care and technology – it’s all part of our mission to help Chicago live well. 

What is Diagnostic Imaging & Radiology? 

Diagnostic imaging and radiology procedures are used to identify and diagnose a range of disease, illness, and injury using a wide array of advanced technology. For example, an x-ray may be used to confirm a broken limb or an ultrasound can identify abnormalities in the heart. The goal of diagnostic imaging is to assist physicians and patients with making the best medical decisions possible by confirming the presence and progression of disease or injury. Insight’s radiology team also works closely with physicians to treat a wide variety of medical conditions, such as broken bones and cancer. 

The most common forms of imaging and radiology include: 

  • Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Digital Mammography 
  • Positron Emission Tomography (PET) 
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Interventional Radiology (IR)
  • Pediatric Radiology 
  • Nuclear Medicine 
  • Ultrasounds
  • X-ray 
  • Bone Density 

To learn more about radiology, visit Radiology Info at radiologyinfo.org or the American College of Radiology at acr.org.

Advanced Training, Experience, and Collaboration 

Precision and accuracy in medical imaging comes from training, experience, and collaboration. Insight’s radiologists and technologists are certified and have completed advanced, specialized training in their individual areas of expertise. Many have completed fellowships in specific areas of the body, giving them an unparalleled level of proficiency in imaging and reading. Our  radiologists and technologists at Insight are leaders in their fields and shape the future of diagnostic imaging. 

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 911 immediately. 

Insight’s advanced diagnostic imaging and radiology services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at our Chicago hospital. Whether it’s a scheduled appointment or an emergency, our team is here to help and provide support.

If you would like to schedule an appointment for diagnostic imaging and radiology at Insight Hospital & Medical Center Chicago, please call one of the numbers below. Some services may require a physician referral

Diagnostic Imaging & Radiology Specialties

Computed Tomography (CT)

Also known as a CT scan, this diagnostic imaging procedure uses x-ray and computer technology to obtain internal images of the body, including organs, bones, muscles, and blood vessels.

Digital Mammography

Using electronic conductors, digital mammography displays a clear and accurate image of the interior of the breast. This technology is critical for early screening and diagnosis of breast diseases.

Positron Emission Tomography (PET)

PET scans are used to measure metabolic activity in cells and body tissues. This technology is effective in identifying many conditions, including cancer, heart disease, and brain disorders.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

An MRI uses magnets, radio waves, and computer technology to produce clear images of structures inside the body. MRIs help physicians diagnose and monitor conditions, such as tumors and inflammation.

Interventional Radiology (IR)

Interventional radiology is an imaging technique that allows physicians to diagnose and treat a range of conditions such as cancer without major surgery. Most IR treatments are minimally invasive.

Pediatric Radiology

With special training in conditions affecting adolescents, pediatric radiologists work closely with pediatricians to accurately interpret the results of imaging tests in children to make a correct diagnosis.

Nuclear Medicine

Nuclear medicine uses radioactive substances to view the function of organs and tissues inside the body for diagnosis. This technology also treats conditions by targeting and destroying diseased organs or tissue.

Ultrasounds

An ultrasound uses sound waves to view organs, tissues, and other structures inside the body. Unlike x-rays, this technique does not use radiation and can show motion, such as a heartbeat or blood flow.

X-ray

An x-ray uses safe levels of radiation to produce images of structures inside the body, such as bones and the chest. Compared to other imaging techniques, x-rays are fast and can be viewed digitally within minutes.

Bone Density

Bone density imaging uses x-rays to measure calcium and other bone minerals in the body. Fast and painless, this technology determines risk for broken bones and confirms the presence of osteoporosis.

Schedule Your Appointment at Insight Chicago Today

Insight Diagnostic Imaging & Radiology is dedicated to your health and wellness. If you or a loved one require high-quality radiology and diagnostic imaging services personalized to you, we can help!

Book Your Same Day Appointment Today!

or call (312) 567-2273

MEET THE DEPARTMENT TEAM

Dr. Khaled Hammoud

Radiologist

Dr. Hammoud is board certified in radiology and completed medical school at Michigan State University’s College of Human Medicine in East Lansing, Michigan. He later completed his transitional medicine year at Hurley Medical Center in Flint, Michigan, and his radiology residency at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. He went on to complete his fellowship training in neuroradiology at Harvard Medical School’s Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

As a Flint native, Dr. Hammoud is excited to join the Insight team which will allow him to serve his hometown with compassionate, quality care. His commitment to building meaningful relationships and connecting people to outstanding healthcare will be a welcome asset at Insight and the greater Flint community.

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