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350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130
(617) 522-7400
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Angell Animal Medical Centers – Boston

350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130
(617) 522-7282
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Angell West

293 Second Avenue, Waltham, MA 02451
(781) 902-8400
For on-site assistance (check-ins and pick-ups):
(339) 970-0790
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Angell at Essex

565 Maple Street, Danvers, MA 01923
(978) 304-4648
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Animal Care and Adoption Centers – Boston

350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130
(617) 522-5055
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Animal Care and Adoption Centers – Cape Cod

1577 Falmouth Road, Centerville, MA 02632
(508) 775-0940
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Animal Care and Adoption Centers – Nevins Farm

400 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844
(978) 687-7453
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Animal Care and Adoption Centers – Northeast Animal Shelter

347 Highland Ave., Salem, MA 01970
(978) 745-9888
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Diagnostic Imaging

The Diagnostic Imaging Department at Angell supports the specialty services of the hospital by providing comprehensive in-house diagnostic expertise and technology. With three 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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Ultrasound Service

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Referral Forms

Abdominal Ultrasound in Waltham

Please submit the online referral form. If you have any questions please call the referral line: 617-522-5011. Outpatient abdominal ultrasounds do not include Internal Medicine consults. A separate, additional appointment should be made through the Internal Medicine service for consults by calling 617-541-5186.

Click here for the Abdominal Ultrasound Referral Form (outpatient ultrasound only available in Waltham)


350 S. Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA 02130

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