Nuclear Medicine

1555 Long Pond Road
Rochester, NY 14626
(585) 723-7091 (Scheduling for Nuclear Medicine procedures)
(585) 723-7460 (Scheduling for Nuclear Cardiology procedures)
Hours: Monday through Friday 8 a.m to 5 p.m.

Nuclear Medicine is a medical specialty that uses very small amounts of radioactive material to diagnose or treat disease. Depending on the procedure, a tiny amount of radioactive material is injected into the blood stream, inhaled, or ingested.

Common procedures include:

  • Bone Scan
  • Hida Scan
  • Hida Scan with Ejection Fraction
  • Lung Ventilation and Lung Perfusion Scans
  • MUGA (Multi Gated Acquisition)
  • Gastric Emptying
  • Thyroid Scan
  • Thyroid Uptake
  • Renal Scan
  • Captopril Renal Scan
  • Lasix Renal Scan
  • Parathyroid Scan
  • Nuclear Cardiac Stress Test
  • Infection imaging

If you are scheduled for a Nuclear Medicine procedure, you will be asked to report to the Cardiology Department on the day of your procedure. Click here to learn more about preparing for your procedure.