Get the imaging you need to make informed decisions about your health
Ultrasounds, X-rays, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computer-assisted tomography (CT), positron emission tomography (PET) scans and other imaging procedures can give your providers a clearer picture of your health, and help diagnose or monitor certain conditions. Novant Health Imaging New Hanover Medical Plaza makes it easy for you to get the imaging services you need, close to where you live or work, or close to where you are already seeing another provider.
Our imaging center is located on South 17th Street, near Novant Health New Hanover Regional Medical Center. You can reach us by taking Highway 117 (Shipyard Boulevard) to 17th Street and heading north. We are convenient to Wilmington, Navassa and Leland.
Novant Health Imaging New Hanover Medical Plaza brings the most sophisticated imaging technology together in one convenient location. If you need a scan to investigate a concern, or monitor an ongoing condition, we are here for you. Our goal is to get you and your provider the information needed to create the perfect treatment plan for you.
- Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
- Computer-assisted tomography (CT)
- Positron emission tomograpy (PET)
- Screening mammography
- Diagnostic mammography
- DEXA bone density scans
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