Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
The UCSD Magnetic Resonance Imaging department provides high quality patient care and customer service in its three state-of-the-art MRI facilities.
Our Moores Cancer Center offers San Diego's only clinical 3T MRI which provides innovative imaging techniques and higher resolution images.
With a total of five MRI scanners, we provide a full range of services as well as 24-hour on call coverage for emergencies at both Hillcrest and Thornton Hospitals.
We offer patients a comfortable and relaxing environment in any of our MRI scanners. Our goal is to provide the highest quality care from the time of scheduling to the delivery of results for every patient.
- Patient Information - MRI is an important diagnostic tool for evaluating and detecting a variety of diseases and ailments. Learn why MRI is performed, patient preparation and expectations for an MRI exam, how MRI works, applications and clinical benefits of MRI, new MRI techniques, and frequently asked questions about MRI.
- UCSD MRI Research - The UCSD MRI Research Department is actively involved with innovative imaging techniques such as functional MRI (fMRI), diffusion imaging, perfusion imaging, and MR Spectroscopy (MRS)
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