Diagnostic Imaging

aaha-logo-smThe Diagnostic Imaging Department at Angell supports the specialty services of the hospital by providing comprehensive in-house diagnostic expertise and technology. With four full-time board certified radiologists and all modalities available seven days a week, we are well equipped to manage all desired imaging requirements.

Our in-house services include digital radiography, fluoroscopy, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, an 80-slice Canon Aquilon Lightning CT scanner, and a 1.5 Tesla MRI. Please see available services below and/or contact us with any questions you might have.

Our Services


MRI image of a dog with a tumor in the pituitary gland

Access to a full range of imaging technologies to evaluate the many and varied clinical problems with which animals present. In-house services include:

  • Digital Radiography
  • Ultrasound: Including referral outpatient ultrasounds for stable patients
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Multi-slice Computed Tomography (CT): Great cross-sectional imaging of thorax and lungs (tumors, met checks, vascular anomalies), abdomen (tumors, foreign bodies, vascular anomalies), and orthopedic structures (including ability to reconstruction of fractures tumors, and congenital malformations)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI): Mainly used for our neurology patients to evaluate the brain and spinal cord
  • Nuclear Scintigraphy
    • Bone scans to evaluate for lameness, including bone tumors
    • Trans-splenic portal scintigraphy to evaluate for portosystemic shunts
    • Real-time GFR (glomerular filtration rate) analysis for evaluation of renal function prior to nephrectomy
    • Thyroid analysis to evaluate our hyperthyroid patients, or to evaluate for size and/or metastatic spread of thyroid cancer
  • Iodine 131: Treatment for Feline Hyperthyroidism
  • Contrast studies available including barium studies of the intestinal tract (esophagram, upper GI series) and the use of iodinated contrast to image the urinary tract (excretory urography, cystourethrography)

Diagnostic Imaging Team

Diagnostic Imaging Team

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Referral Forms

Abdominal Ultrasound in Boston and Waltham

Please submit the online referral form. If you have any questions please call the referral line: 617-522-5011.

Click here for the Abdominal Ultrasound Referral Form (Boston and Waltham)


350 S. Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA 02130

Phone: 617-522-7282
Fax: 617-989-1617

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