Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) is a way to take detailed images of organs and tissues (muscles and fat) throughout the body, without the use of X-rays. MRI uses a powerful magnet, radio waves and computers to produce images that will help your doctor determine if you have an injury or disease. 

More about this service

Location, hours and contact information

Aberdeen Hospital
Tel: 902-752-7600 ext 2920
Monday to Friday: 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Cape Breton Regional Hospital
Tel: 902-567-7778
Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Colchester East Hants Health Centre
Tel: 902-893-4321
Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Halifax Infirmary QEII
Tel: 902-473-3618
Monday to Sunday: 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

St. Martha's Regional Hospital
Tel: 902-867-4500 ext 4216
Monday to Friday: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Valley Regional Hospital
Tel: 902-679-3819 ext 2
Monday, Wednesday, Friday:  6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Tuesday, Thursday:  6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Two Saturdays per month: 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Victoria Building, Victoria General, QEII 
Tel: 902-473-3618
Monday to Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Yarmouth Regional Hospital
Tel: 1-877-742-2571
Monday to Friday: 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

How do I get an appointment?

A referral from your doctor is required. 

How do I prepare for my appointment?

How do I cancel/change my appointment? 

Phone the location at which you booked your appointment, to reschedule. Contact numbers are listed in the section above titled Location, hours and contact information.


Wait times

Current average wait times for an MRI with us can be found HERE