The UConn Health Center offers today’s most sophisticated imaging
technologies in a convenient suburban location.
To meet your needs, we offer:
Rapid, Fully Digital Test Results – All tests are captured digitally
so your doctor will have immediate access to the images.
- Convenient Scheduling – Appointments are available within 24 to
- Participation in most major health plans.
- Ample, free parking.
In addition, all imaging tests performed at the Health Center are
read by university-based radiologists who work closely with physicians
and experts in many specialty areas.
Complete Care, Convenient Locations
Here’s a look at some of our imaging services.
The UConn Health Center has the newest generation of endoscopic
ultrasound to allow physicians to examine the lining and walls of the
upper stomach. It is an excellent diagnostic tool to find cancer in its
This is the gold standard test to measure bone density and diagnose the
presence of osteoporosis. It is a critical tool for UConn’s world
renowned osteoporosis team.
Digital mammography and conventional mammography are available in
Farmington. Conventional mammography is also available in the
Hartford office of UConn Health Partners at 99 Ash Street. These
imaging technologies are the best available tools to detect changes in
the breast and find breast cancer at its earliest stages.
Multi-Detector, High-Resolution CT Scanners
CT Scans, or computerized tomography, show a slice or cross-section of
the body, using computerized imagery. This technology provides detailed,
three dimensional images of the most intricate anatomical structures and
systems in the body.
Nuclear imaging includes several modern tests that provide images based
on the body’s chemistry. These are excellent tools in the diagnosis of
cancer, especially tumors of the bones and the thyroid. Nuclear tests
can also be used to determine the stage of a particular cancer.
Magnetic resonance imaging is a noninvasive tool that uses strong
magnets and computer imaging to diagnose diseases. UConn offers
high-field, high-resolution MRI and a new, high-resolution Open MRI that
allows for faster scanning, more detailed images and more accurate
The combined PET/CT scan allows physicians to see a three-dimensional
view of an organ and the location of a growth or tumor in the organ. It
is also a critical diagnostic tool for UConn cancer specialists.
Positron Emission Tomography is a newer imaging technology that allows
experts to measure the metabolism, or chemistry, of organs and other
tissues. It is an especially important diagnostic tool for many types of
cancer, neurological conditions and cardiovascular disease.
UConn now offers TomoTherapy, a precise radiation oncology
treatment for certain types of cancers.
X-ray and Ultrasound
X-rays and ultrasounds are diagnostic staples for physicians looking
at a wide variety of conditions, from broken bones to stomach ulcers.
The UConn Health Center offers comprehensive, modern radiology services.