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Radiology

(757) 668-7250

Your child's safety is very important to us. For every test, we use the lowest possible radiation dose based on each child's age and size. And we follow the Image Gently guidelines established in 2008 by the Alliance for Radiation Safety in Pediatric Imaging.

Children Need Pediatric Radiologists

American College of Radiology Accreditation Seal - Nuclear MedicineAmerican College of Radiology Accreditation Seal - MRIAmerican College of Radiology Accreditation Seal - UltrasoundAll of our radiologists are board-certified and hold certificates of added qualifications (CAQ) in pediatric radiology. You can be assured that one of them reads every single image, whether created at the main hospital or a CHKD Health Center.  

Why is this important? Pediatric radiologists are specially trained to understand the unique needs of children, parents and pediatricians in the diagnostic process.

Along with a degree from a medical school, pediatric radiologists have a year or more of clinical medicine training, four years of training in diagnostic radiology, and one or more years of training in the diagnosis of infants, children and adolescents using imaging equipment.

That extra training makes them uniquely qualified to read pediatric diagnostic images like X-rays, CT scans and MRIs. And all of our equipment, procedures and staff members are oriented to children's special needs.

Radiology/Imaging Services

The following are the most common procedures that we offer.

EOS Imaging Technology

The EOS imaging system is a groundbreaking X-ray system that substantially reduces the amount of radiation received during a single imaging procedure. Providing detailed, high-quality skeletal images, the EOS imaging system has the unique ability to provide a three-dimensional, full-body image of a patient in a natural standing position with a single scan.

EOS imaging is primarily used to assess patients with spine, hip and leg disorders, such as scoliosis and leg-length discrepancies. Traditional X-rays are still the standard of care for injuries or conditions that can be evaluated with general radiography, such as broken bones and sports injuries.

CHKD offers EOS imaging at two locations in Hampton Roads, the CHKD Health Center at Oakbrooke in Chesapeake, and the CHKD Health and Surgery Center at Oyster Point in Newport News.

Locations and Hours

To schedule an appointment for any location, call (757) 668-7251 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. When your child’s appointment is scheduled, any special preparation or instructions for the procedure will be provided at that time. For emergencies, all imaging procedures are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

CHKD Main Hospital

Appointment Hours, call (757) 668-7251 to schedule * Imaging procedures available at CHKD around the clock for emergencies

CHKD Main Hospital

Diagnostic X-ray

Daily, 7 a.m. - 11 p.m.
No appointment necessary.

Bone Density

Weekdays, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

CT Scan

Weekdays, 7 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Weekends, 7:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Fluoroscopic Procedures

Weekdays, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

MRI

Weekdays, 6 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Saturdays, 7:30 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Nuclear Medicine

Weekdays, 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Ultrasound/PLV

Weekdays, 7 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Weekends, 8 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Get Directions to CHKD's Main Hospital.

By Location


Chesapeake


Health Center at Oakbrooke

X-ray: Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
EOS Imaging: Weekdays: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Ultrasound: Weekdays, 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Get Directions to CHKD's Health Center at Oakbrooke.


Urgent Care at Volvo Parkway

X-ray: Weekdays, 4-8 p.m.
Weekends 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Get Directions to CHKD's Urgent Care at Volvo Parkway.


Newport News


Health and Surgery Center at Oyster Point

X-ray: Weekdays, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
EOS Imaging: Weekdays, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Ultrasound: Weekdays, 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Mobile MRI: Monday and Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Get Directions to CHKD's Health and Surgery Center at Oyster Point.


Health Center and Urgent Care at Tech Center

X-ray: Weekdays, 4-8 p.m.
Weekends, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Get Directions to CHKD's Health Center and Urgent Care at Tech Center.


Suffolk


Health Center at Harbour View

X-ray: Weekdays, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. No appointment necessary for diagnostic X-ray.

Get Directions to CHKD's Health Center at Harbour View.


Virginia Beach


Health and Surgery Center at Concert Drive

X-ray: Weekdays, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Ultrasound: Weekdays, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Mobile MRI: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Get Directions to CHKD's Health and Surgery Center at Concert Drive.


Health Center and Urgent Care at Loehmann's Plaza

X-ray: Weekdays, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Weekends, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Get Directions to CHKD's Health Center and Urgent Care at Loehmann's Plaza.


Physician's Order for Diagnostic Procedures

All diagnostic/imaging radiology procedures require a physician's order. Insurance companies may further require pre-approval of the procedure. In these cases, the ordering physician's office will obtain an authorization from the insurance company before scheduling the procedure.

Radiology Locations
(757) 668-7250

Our Fax Number

(757) 668-9288


CT Scans at CHKD

Patient Safety is our No. 1 Priority

CHKD’s CT scanner is fully accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR) and meets all federal and state regulations for patient safety. In addition, our CT scanner, Nuclear Medicine Department and X-Ray machines use dosage limits at or below that determined by the American College of Radiology (ACR). CHKD also follows guidelines recommended by the National Committee on Radiation Protection (NCRP), and the Food & Drug Administration (FDA). An independent Medical Physicist insures CHKD meets all of these standards and maintains compliance.

 

CHKD’s CT technologists are all nationally-licensed by American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, and our radiologists are board-certified in pediatric radiology.

 

The CHKD Department of Radiology is committed to making sure that your child’s test is accurate, comfortable, and above all, safe.