The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Radiology provides comprehensive diagnostic imaging and interventional services, trains the next generation of subspecialty radiologists, and carries out research that advances the state of the art in medical imaging.
James A. Brink, MD
The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Radiology, which provides comprehensive imaging services under the banner of Massachusetts General Hospital Imaging, employs more than 100 board-certified radiologists specializing in 11 clinical areas and performs more than 600,000 imaging exams a year at Mass General and a network of community locations.
- Provide high-quality, safe and compassionate care to patients through medical imaging.
- Advance the frontiers of medical science by integrating our clinical expertise with research.
- Strive to pass on our knowledge through excellence in teaching.
With roots dating back to 1896 and the creation of one of the first X-ray images in the United States, the department boasts a long history of high-quality patient care. In addition, the department has played—and continues to play—a key role in advancing the state of the art in imaging technologies including CT (computed tomography), MRI (magnetic resonance imaging), PET (positron emission tomography), and ultrasound, as well as minimally invasive, image-guided interventional procedures.
- Abdominal Imaging & Intervention
- Breast Imaging
- Cardiovascular Imaging
- Emergency Imaging
- Musculoskeletal Imaging & Intervention
- Neurological Imaging
- Neuroendovascular Intervention
- Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging
- Pediatric Imaging
- Thoracic Imaging & Intervention
- Vascular Imaging & Intervention
As part of one of the nation's premiere academic medical centers, teaching is a critical part of the Department of Radiology's charter. The department's rigorous and highly sought-after fellowships and residency program provide future radiologists with advanced, specialized training, and alumni of these programs can be found in high-level positions in prestigious radiology departments worldwide. In addition, the department offers a CME (continuing medical education) program featuring courses that attract participants and industry sponsors from around the world.
The department is also a world-renowned medical-imaging research organization that helps to advance the state of the art in clinical practice while nurturing tomorrow's life-saving breakthroughs. In addition to its own research, the department also provides imaging services in support of clinical trials and drug development.
The Department of Radiology provides the following commercial services.
- 3D Imaging
The 3D Imaging Service of the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Radiology takes data from cross-sectional CT (computerized tomography) and MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) studies and produces life-like spatial views of body systems.
Teleradiology Service at Massachusetts General Hospital is a comprehensive service provider offering final and subspecialty reports, day or night.
- Radiology consulting
RCG (Radiology Consulting Group) delivers a full radiology service solution, including strategic management consulting, IT Consulting, and Training and Education.
- Imaging for Clinical Trials/Drug Development
The Clinical Trials Program offers contract research organizations, core-imaging labs, biopharma companies and biotech corporations the full spectrum of imaging-related services in support of clinical trials.
Thehas been organized to advance professional, scientific, and medical interactions between graduates of Mass General radiology training programs and their alma mater, as well as to foster greater communication among the graduates themselves.
Mass General Imaging Global Health Programs
Mass General Imaging's Global Health Programs are dedicated to addressing unmet medical imaging needs and healthcare disparities for vulnerable and crisis-affected populations.
Patients and referring physicians, please visit Mass General Imaging for information on exams, treatments and scheduling.
The Department of Radiology trains residents, fellows and current providers in advanced medical imaging using the latest technology.
Training, technology transfer, and clinical service for vulnerable and crisis-affected populations.