We offer comprehensive imaging services to give you a clear view of your health
Imaging services can be important tools in assessing your current health, investigating a concern or monitoring the effectiveness of a treatment plan. Novant Health Imaging at New Hanover Regional Medical Center offers easy access to imaging services including X-rays and ultrasounds so providers and patients can get the information they need without delay.
Our imaging center is on the campus of Novant Health New Hanover Regional Medical Center, just off South 17th Street in Wilmington. The hospital is north of Highway 117 (Shipyard Boulevard), and is easily reached from greater Wilmington, Myrtle Grove, Carolina Beach and Kure Beach.
Novant Health Imaging at New Hanover Regional Medical Center offers both inpatient and outpatient access to advanced imaging tools, some available 24 hours a day. Our goal is to get you and your providers accurate health information as quickly as possible so you can make informed decisions about your care.
We offer services including:
- Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
- Computer-assisted tomography (CT)
- Nuclear medicine
- Breast localization
- Stereotactic breast biopsy
- ISTAT for creatinine testing
Learn more about these imaging services as well as services offered at other Novant Health locations.
To get an appointment for most diagnostic imaging procedures, you typically must have a referral and physician's order. Start with talking with your primary care provider about your concern. They can help get you on the path to getting an imaging referral if needed. Novant Health imaging centers accept all physician imaging orders.
If you have had a previous imaging procedure and need new images, you do not need go back to the same imaging center you went to before. Our radiologists can request the images from your previous exam(s) to compare to your new results.
It is important that you keep your scheduled imaging appointment. If you will be late due to an emergency, please call our scheduling team as soon as possible to cancel or reschedule.
What to Bring
Please bring the following documents to your appointment. Make sure your insurance card is current for the date of your exam.
Costs & Insurance
Insurance company approval may be required (“prior authorization”) even with valid imaging orders from your provider.
Appointment costs vary depending on specific procedure, your insurance coverage, and the imaging center. Good faith estimates are provided and discounted services may be available if you don't have insurance.
Be sure to take advantage of our many free healthcare cost resources — including financial navigators — to learn more.
Your Imaging Results
A radiologist will review your medical images and report their findings to your doctor 24 to 72 hours after your exam. (Your doctor can also request to view the images online.) Your doctor will contact you to discuss your results and any next steps.
Take advantage of Novant Health MyChart to:
- View your imaging results as soon as they’re available
- Contact your doctor
- Set up follow up appointments