Diagnostic Imaging at Meadville Medical Center

The Radiology department at Meadville Medical Center encompasses many modalities, as listed below. Outpatient Imaging is offered at Vernon Place Imaging Center located on the second floor of the Vernon Place Building.

All exams require a valid physician’s order before they can be performed. If we do not receive a valid order, your exam may be rescheduled.

Contact and scheduling

Phone: 814 333-5140
Hours: Monday–Friday, 7:00 am–4:30 pm

Bone Mineral Density (BMD)

Bone mineral density, or dual-energy X-ray (DEXA), is the most highly developed and most thoroughly validated technique to diagnose, treat and monitor bone loss. BMD exams are performed using a Hologic APEX system.

BMD Hours

Scheduled by appointment, Monday–Friday, 7:30 am – 3:00 pm.

Computerized Tomography (CT or CAT) Scan

MMC has three CT Scanner machines:  AGE VCT, a Toshiba Aquilion Prime 40, and a Toshiba Lightning. Scanners are accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR) and the Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA). We offer accredited low dose CT lung screenings, for ages 50-80 with a 20-pack per year smoking history at Vernon Place Imaging Center.

CT/ CAT Scan Hours

Outpatient CT scans are offered at Vernon Place Imaging Center, Monday–Friday, 7:30 am–3:00 pm.

Fluoroscopy / X-Ray

We offer unscheduled outpatient X-rays using Digital Radiography (DR) and Digital Fluoroscopy at Vernon Place Imaging Center.

X-Ray Hours

Outpatient X-ray hours are offered at Vernon Place Imaging Center, Monday–Friday, 7:00 am–4:30 pm

Fluoroscopy Hours

Scheduled at Vernon Place Imaging Center Monday–Friday, 8:30 am–2:30 pm.


Digital services are provided for screening and diagnostic mammography and breast ultrasound. Both mammography and ultrasound are accredited by the ACR. MMC employs a breast nurse navigator, assisting patients through breast biopsies and treatment process.

Mammography Hours

Appointments are available Monday–Friday, 7:15 am–3:00 pm, with later appointments once weekly until 5:00 p.m. To schedule, call: 814-333-5143.

Breast-Screening Technologies

Meadville Medical Center is proud to offer the most advanced technology with three-dimensional mammograms. See our mammography services page for complete details.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Our ACR-accredited department is located on the 1st Floor at Vernon Place, where we offer a new 3 Tesla Siemens MRI. MMC offers the only 3T MRI machine within 75 miles. A 1.5 Tesla GE MRI scanner is located at Liberty Street. Both scanners offer a 70 cm bore and a 500-lb weight limit. We offer MRI breast imaging and biopsy procedures at Vernon Place Imaging Center.

MRI Hours

Hours for available appointments are Monday through Friday, from 5:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Nuclear Medicine

ACR-accredited, the Nuclear Medicine Department houses three dual-head SPECT cameras. All three cameras are used to produce high-resolution images such as whole-body bone scans and Cardiac Stress test images.

Nuclear Medicine Hours

To make an appointment, please call: 814-333-5148.

Special Procedures Lab

Located at Liberty Street Radiology, the Special Procedures Lab and the Cardiac Cath Lab contain the Phillips Allura Xper FD-20 imaging system. The labs provide imaging to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of peripheral vascular disease and coronary artery disease. The FD-20 systems provide higher quality imaging while lowering patient and staff radiation doses.

Special Procedures Appointments

We schedule outpatients Monday–Friday.


MMC has state-of-the-art Aplio i700 Toshiba Ultrasound Machines. Ultrasound has ACR accreditation in general, obstetric, breast and vascular ultrasound imaging. All technologists maintain RDMS credentials.

Ultrasound Appointments

Outpatient appointments are available at Vernon Imaging Center Monday–Friday, 7:00 am–3:30 pm.

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