Diagnostic Imaging & Testing

Diagnostic imaging and testing services are part of our commitment to comprehensive orthopedic care. The experts at Kansas City Orthopaedic Institute ensure you get the right answers – and the right care.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Located in a comfortable, private suite within our hospital, our MRI system offers high quality images for your diagnostic needs. Our team includes board-certified radiologists who specialize in orthopedics, as well as skilled MRI technologists with advanced certification. Before we are able to schedule your MRI we must receive authorization from your health insurance provider in order to proceed. This process can take up to five business days. Our radiologists provide same-day readings for all exams, and upon request, we will save your digital images to a disk so you can take them with you. We also store your images for fast retrieval, should you need them at any point in the future.

Our hospital’s MRI is designed for patient comfort and high quality imaging. Compared to traditional closed MRI, our short-bore MRI is larger in diameter and has more room between the patient’s head and the magnet, a true benefit for patients who may experience anxiety or other discomfort in small spaces.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday-Friday, 6:45 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

In addition to MRI testing, the physician practices at Kansas City Orthopaedic Institute offer digital X-ray, electromyograms (EMGs) and nerve conduction studies.

A physician’s order is required for MRI services, either from your own
physician or from one of our specialists.  If you see one of our staff providers (KCOA or OSMCKC) please call your physician’s office to get scheduled.

For non-KCOA and OSMCKC patients wanting to schedule an MRI, please call 913-253-8951.

If you need an MRI report and are a patient of a KCOA physician, please call 913-319-7553 or 913-319-7552.  If you see an OSMCKC physician, please call 913-319-7556.  If you had an MRI as a result of an Ortho Urgent Care visit, please call 913-253-8954.  Thank you.

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