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Radiology

The most advanced medicine, the most advanced technology.
Radiology is the science of using high energy radiation and directing the chemical, physical and biological effects of such radiation treatments in diagnosing and treating diseases. Radiology includes the process of medical imaging, using ionizing radiation, radionuclides, nuclear magnetic resonance and ultrasound.

St. Joseph Mercy Oakland (SJMO) provides our patients with a team of certified physicians, nurses and staff proficient with every aspect of diagnostic radiology, interventional radiology and radiation therapy.

SJMO has the expert knowledge and state-of-the-art equipment necessary to provide comprehensive radiology diagnostics and treatments for a wide variety of ailments, as directed by your physician team. To contact a SJMO radiology specialist, call our referral line at 800-372-6094.

Now offering evening and weekend appointments for outpatient mammograms, CTs, MRIs, ultrasounds, and X-rays.  A physician's order is required for all radiology exams. To make an appointment, call St. Joe's scheduling office at 248-858-3777 or go to http://www.stjoesoakland.org and click on Schedule a Test in the Find it Fast Box on the home page.

Diagnostic radiology
SJMO uses the most advanced diagnostic and interventional radiologic procedures available, including:

  • Mammography
  • Angiography (CTA, MRA)
  • Computed tomography (CT or CAT scan)
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Nuclear medicine (NM)
  • PET
  • Ultrasound (Sonography)
  • X-ray

In July 2013, St. Joe embarked on a new era in medical imaging with the installation of both the 32-channel Toshiba Aquilion™ ONE dynamic volume CT system and the open-bore, 32-channel Siemens Magnetom® Aera Magnetic Resonance Imaging System. Both offer unsurpassed imaging quality, faster scanning time and lower radiation exposure to our patients. Click here to learn more about our new equipment.

Interventional radiology-procedures and treatments:

  • Angioplasty and vascular stenting
  • Biopsy
  • Chemoembolization
  • Cryotherapy
  • Embolization
  • Endevenous ablation of varicose veins
  • Radiofrequency ablation (RFA)
  • Stenting
  • Thrombolysis
  • Vascular access procedures
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Radiation therapy

Radiation therapy
SJMO physicians use radiation therapy to treat a variety of disorders, including:

  • Brain tumors
  • Breast cancer
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Prostate cancer

St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Radiology Locations

Access to diagnostic tests is more convenient than ever now that St. Joseph Mercy Oakland (SJMO) has recently added new radiology facilities in Berkley and West Bloomfield.

Imaging services are offered at the following locations. A physician's order is required for these diagnostic procedures.

Lake Orion
Lake Orion Diagnostic Imaging
1375 S. Lapeer Rd., Suite 104 (south of Clarkston Road in the Bald Mountain Regional Medical Building)
248-814-7800
Hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays
Services: CT, mammography, bone density, ultrasound, general X-rays

Pontiac
St. Joseph Mercy Oakland
44405 Woodward Avenue
248-858-3777 (scheduling number)
Hours: 24 hours a day, seven days a week
Services: Full spectrum of services including MRI, CT, PET, mammography and other breast diagnostic services, bone density, interventional, nuclear medicine, ultrasound, general X-rays. Accredited by the American College of Radiology(ACR) in MRI and Nuclear Medicine. ACR Breast Imaging Center of Excellence.

Appointments for outpatient Radiology exams are accepted at the hospital during the following days and times:

Bone Density: 
7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday

CT: 
7 a.m.-9:15 p.m. Monday-Friday,
7:30 a.m.- 9 p.m. Saturday

Mammogram:
7 a.m.-7:45 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Friday
7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday 

MRI:
6 a.m.-11 p.m. Monday-Friday
6:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Saturday 

Nuclear Medicine:
7 a.m.-4 p.m.

PET Scan:
3-8:30 p.m. Monday
6:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday

Ultrasound:
7 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Monday-Friday
7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday

X-rays (by appointment):
8 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday

X-rays (no appointment needed):
7 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Friday
7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday

Exams requiring the radiologist:
8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday

Appointments may be made by calling 248-858-3777. A physician’s order is required for any radiology exam to be performed.

Hospital MOB Radiology (MRAD)
44555 Woodward Avenue, Suite 070
248-338-0491
Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays
Services: Ultrasounds and general X-rays

Waterford
SJMO Urgent Care-Waterford
5210 Highland Rd. (just west of Cresant Lake Road)
248-673-2474

Hours:
8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday - Friday
8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and holidays

Services: General X-rays

West Bloomfield
Diagnostic Center-West Bloomfield
2300 Haggerty Rd., Suite 1050
248-624-5410

Hours:
8 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays

Services: Mammography, CT, ultrasound, general X-rays

White Lake
SJMO Urgent Care-White Lake
320 Town Center Blvd. (in the Village Lakes Plaza)
White Lake, MI 48386
248-758-7800

Hours: 

8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday - Friday
8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and holidays

Services: General X-rays

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