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Diagnostic Imaging

Diagnostic Imaging


  • Ottawa Hospital and Region Imaging Associates (OHRIA)
  • Amanda Dumas, Department Manager

Our department will process requisitions for x-rays, ultrasounds, mammography and bone density, regardless of where the physician who ordered your test is located (in Bancroft, Pembroke, Renfrew, etc.). Once the test is completed, we will provide the physician with a written report. If you prefer to have your testing done locally, please inform your physician.

All exams must be ordered by a physician and you will be required to present your health card and your physician signed requisition upon arrival.

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday: 08:00-23:00
Saturday: 08:00 - 16:00hrs

All other hours On-Call Technologist available

Contact Us:
Phone: (613) 756-3045, ext. 252

If we are with a patient or away from the phone, we may be unable to answer your call—please leave a message with your telephone number and we will return the call as soon as possible.


The purchase of Picture Archiving Communitcation System (PACS) in the 2006 fiscal year has enabled the department to have a direct link with the Radiologists in Renfrew and Ottawa. Although the Hospital absorbs the high cost of PACS, enhancement in patient care has been recognized through enhancement of our medical staff resources. Allowing us to secure more radiologists in other areas. Also allowing for immediate response for early diagnosis.

[DI Department PACS System]

Diagnostic Imaging includes X-Ray, Ultrasound, OBSP/Mammography and Bone Mineral Density.

Hours of Operation

Monday to Friday, 0800 to 1600 hours
24 hour EMERGENCY on-call

An Diagnostic Imaging procedure must be ordered by a doctor.

Unless you are sent from the Emergency Department you must have an appointment, which is usually arranged by your doctor’s office.

If you have been asked to book the appointment yourself, please call 613-756-3044, extension 252 to arrange the appointment.

When you arrive, please report to the Hospital Registration/Information Office in the SFMH lobby.

Be prepared to present your Health Card.

Make sure you have the completed requisition form your doctor has given you.

Wear clothing that is easy to remove. Do not wear jewellery.

If you are unable to keep your appointment, notify the Diagnostic Imaging department as soon as possible. Please note that a "No Show Fee" of $25 will be charged to you if the hospital is not notified in advance.