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Clinical Services at Rush Diagnostic Services
Program Description

The Department of Diagnostic Services at Rush is a nationally recognized leader in radiologic and imaging services. The program offers a full range of nuclear medicine technologies, including a dedicated, whole-body PET scanner. Our board-certified physicians use state-of-the-art equipment and techniques to give patients what they need most — simple, honest answers. And at Rush, we're dedicated to providing the best patient experience — from our friendly, personalized approach in our clinics to our engagement in research for better, more cost-effective diagnostic and therapeutic modalities in our labs. For our referring physicians, the department continues to offer the best in customer service with quick turnaround time on radiology reports.

Services Provided

The Department of Diagnostic Services is committed to providing high-quality, customer-friendly service. Radiology services include:

Outpatient Ambulatory Imaging Services

Outpatient imaging service covers general radiography imaging (including CT scanning, MRI and arthrography) offered at the patient's convenience. For most exams, no appointment is necessary. Patients can walk in with a doctor's orders and obtain high-quality, efficient radiography services. All exams require a physician's written request.

Specialized Radiology Services

  • Breast imaging
  • Cardiovascular imaging
  • Chest (thoracic) radiology
  • Computed tomography (CT)
  • Interventional radiology
  • Gastrointestinal radiology
  • Genitourinary radiology
  • High-risk obstetrical ultrasound
  • Interventional neuroradiology
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Spectroscopy
  • Neuroradiology
  • Nuclear medicine
  • Oncologic radiology
  • Spine interventions
  • Body imaging
  • Ultrasound
Clinical Team

Sharon Byrd, MD, is chairperson of the Department of Diagnostic Services. The diagnostic services team at Rush includes: 

  • Board-certified physicians
  • Highly trained radiology technicians, all BLS-certified and IV-trained
  • Radiology nurses available for patient education and assistance 

For information about physicians at Rush specializing in diagnostic radiology and related areas, visit our Find a Doctor section.


Contact Name
Diagnostic Services
Contact Phone
(312) 942-5781
Contact E-mail
contact_rush@rush.edu



Location
Rush Professional Office Building
1725 W. Harrison St., Suite 461
Chicago, IL 60612


Included in this section:

Breast Imaging Center: The Rush Breast Imaging Center, at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, was designed around women's needs. The caring, experienced mammography team at the Rush Breast Imaging Center make every effort to put patients at ease and ensure an accurate X-ray on the first attempt.

Endovascular Services: At Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, specialists in endovascular therapy take a multidisciplinary approach, from the initial consultation to postoperative care. This therapeutic approach enables them to provide personalized treatment plans for everything from blocked blood vessels

Interventional Radiology: Interventional radiologists are specially trained physicians who use these techniques to treats disorders in veins and arteries in combination with sophisticated imaging techniques, such as fluoroscopy, CT, MRI and/or ultrasound).



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