The University of Arizona Medical Center -- Academic Medicine is Smart Medicine

State-of-the-Art Clinical Imaging: Compassionate Imaging Services in a World-Class Facility

Our top-tier technology is coupled with a first-class staff of world-renowned radiologists, highly trained technologists and cutting-edge researchers.

Watch the head of UAMC's medical imaging department discuss precision in diagnosis thanks to the newest in technology on HealthBreak:


CT scans, also known as CAT scans, for

  • Lung cancer screening
  • Chest and abdomen images
  • Cancer diagnosis and identification of treatment targets
  • Skeletal problems and injuries
  • Osteoporosis screening
  • Organ injuries
  • Vascular disease detection, diagnosis and treatment options
  • Gout using dual-energy CT scans.

Echocardiography, also called echo, cardiac ultrasound, ultrasonography or cardiac Doppler, for

  • Aneurysm
  • Enlargement of the heart (cardiomyopathy)
  • Congenital heart defects
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Heart membrane inflammation (pericarditis)
  • Heart valve disease.

MRI scans for diagnosis many conditions, including

  • Cancer
  • Heart and vascular disease
  • Stroke
  • Joint and musculoskeletal disorders.

PET/CT scans for diagnosis and treatment of

  • Cancer
  • Epilepsy
  • Heart disease
  • Metastatic bone disease.

Ultrasound, also known as sonography, for viewing

  • A fetus
  • Internal organs
  • Movement of internal tissues and organs
  • Areas involved in surgical procedures, including biopsies
  • Breast tissue for biopsy
  • Superficial structures such as the thyroid gland.

X-ray for

  • Bone fractures
  • Joint injuries and infections
  • Artery blockages
  • Abdominal pain
  • Cancer detection, including mammograms to detect breast cancer.


The radiologists of the University of Arizona Health Network work within our telemedicine program to read and report on scans taken in rural and remote areas of Arizona. Teleradiology greatly shortens the time waiting for results.

Patient Survey

We pride ourselves in providing top-quality service to all of our patients. If you have used our medical imaging services, please fill out a Patient Satisfaction Survey so that we can continue to improve your experience. To view the form, you will need Adobe Reader. You may download Adobe Reader for free at