Medical Imaging

The University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center's Medical Imaging service provides diagnostic radiography and fluoroscopy, computed tomography, MRI, radionuclide imaging, and diagnostic and interventional ultrasonography.

Large Animal Hospital,
Lewis Small Animal Hospital

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Phone number

Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


1365 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
United States

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Diagnostic Radiographic (x-ray) Procedures

Special Radiographic / Fluoroscopic Procedures:

  • Angiography
  • Cystourethrography
  • Esophagography
  • Fistulography
  • Intravenous urography
  • Upper GI Series
  • Barium enema
  • Vaginography
  • Arthrography
  • Diagnostic and interventional fluoroscopy

Computed Tomography (including guided biopsies and fine needle aspirates)

Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Radionuclide imaging for small and large animal patients:

  • Bone scintigraphy
  • Portal scintigraphy (for Portosystemic Shunts - PSS)
  • Thyroid scintigraphy
  • GFR scintigraphy
  • And others

Diagnostic and interventional ultrasonography


An MRI machine in the middle of a white walled room
Siemens 128 Slice Ecodrive Somatom CT

Radiology Equipment
Sedecal HF Series Digital X-ray Machine
Del Medical FWFC Digital X-ray Machine
Philips ProxiDiagnost N90 R+F

Ultrasound Equipment
Two Samsung RS80A Prestige Ultrasounds
Samsung RS85 Prestige Ultrasound

Advanced Imaging Equipment
Siemens 3T Magnetom Prisma MRI
Siemens 128 Slice Ecodrive Somatom CT
Nucam Equistand Gamma camera with Mirage software


New MRI machine

A clear view

The purchase of a new MRI means less time under anesthesia for your pet and clearer images for our veterinarians

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