Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) at Mercy

Mercy physicians provide patients comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for a range of conditions and disorders. Our doctors offer MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) as a diagnostic procedure to aid in disease management and the development of treatment plans.


Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

What is MRI?

MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) is an imaging technique that uses magnetic fields and radio waves to make computer images of internal body organs. MRI is used to look for growths and abnormalities of organs, tissues and bones.

How is MRI performed?

An MRI exam typically lasts 30+ minutes. The patient lies still on a movable scanning table that is entered into the MRI machine. The machine will create thousands of images for the doctor to view during the painless process.

When might MRI be used?

A doctor may request MRI to aid in diagnosis and treatment for a wide variety of conditions:

Which Mercy locations offer On-site MRI?

Mercy offers on-site MRI services at several locations including: