Radiological Imaging and Diagnosis
MRI, CT Scans, Ultrasounds, and Other Diagnostic Imaging
The diagnostic imaging team at Frisbie Memorial Hospital cares about your safety, privacy and comfort. All exams are performed by a registered technologists and/or registered diagnostic medical sonographers operating under radiologist supervision, in a warm and friendly environment. Radiologists read exams every day so your results are usually available to your provider within 24 hours.
Understanding the Technology – Imaging Services at Frisbie Memorial Hospital
|CT Scan||Detailed head, body, bone and blood flow images of disease, trauma, blood clots or infection.||Fast, accurate imaging; Low-radiation dose; CT biopsy guidance; virtual colonoscopy. Oncology patient PET/CT prep information can be found here.||Monday-Friday, 8am to 7pm; Saturday and Sunday, 9:00am to 3pm|
|MRI||Exquisite detail of the brain, spine, bone and joints, nerves, tissue and blood flow for precise diagnosis||Larger opening for a more comfortable experience; quieter than conventional models. MRI patient prep information can be found here.||Monday-Friday, 7:30am to 8:30pm; Saturday, 8am to 4pm|
|Breast MRI||Screening for high-risk women, known breast cancer or breast implants||State-of-the-art breast MR imaging||Monday-Friday, 7:30am to 8:30pm|
|Ultrasound||Fetal surveys, abdomen, OG/GYN, ultrasound guided procedures. For detailed exam and preparation information, click here.||ACR Accredited ultrasound lab; Registered diagnostic medical sonographers; same day appointments||Monday-Friday, 6:30am to 6pm|
|Nuclear Medicine||Specialized metabolic imaging of many conditions, including cancer involving skeletal, pulmonary, renal, hepatic, lymphatic, neuroendrine, and cardiac systems. Therapy treatment available for hyperthyroidism and thyroid cancer. Exam preparation information can be found here.||Dual head variable angle SPECT Gamma camera; shorter imaging times. Flexible appointment scheduling options.||Monday-Friday, 6:30am to 3pm|
|PET Scan||Images metabolical changes at the cell level to detect disease||Expanded service now available every week. Download PET/CT prep information here.||Friday, 6:30am to 11:30am. New expanded hours beginning 7/22/16: 8am to 4:30pm|
|X-Ray||Images of bone, chest and abdomen for disease and injury. Fluoroscopic procedures are available.||Walk-in X-ray seven days a week; Fluoroscopy is an imaging technique that uses X-rays to obtain real-time moving images of the internal structures of a patient through the use of a fluoroscope. A physician order is required for a fluoroscopic procedure.||General radiology services (chest or extremity X-ray, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day); Fluoroscopy, Monday-Friday, 8am to 4pm|
Convenient and Accessible
To schedule an appointment, call (603) 335-8197. Our X-ray services are available on a walk-in basis, during the day and evening, with an order from your provider.
Off-site outpatient imaging
- White Mountain Medical Center: X-ray walk-ins Monday – Saturday, 8:30am – 6:00pm
- Barrington Walk-In Care: X-ray walk-ins Monday – Sunday, 7:00am – 7:00pm (excludes holidays).
- Mammography, Breast Ultrasound and Bone Density Studies performed at Women’s Life Imaging Center in Somersworth.
Frisbie Memorial Hospital is a full service medical center in Rochester, NH, that provides expert medical care using advanced, cutting-edge technology to diagnose and treat patients with acute and chronic health conditions. In addition, Frisbie has access to nearly thirty specialty care services so patients can be close to their healthcare specialists. Call (603) 332-5211.