COVID-19 UPDATE: All elective surgeries and procedures have been postponed. See our visitor policy. If you think you have symptoms, call your doctor for a video visit before going to one of our locations. For more information, visit our COVID-19 Information Center or call our Hotline: 1-844-444-CV19 (1-844-444-2819).

AVISO SOBRE COVID-19: Todas las cirugías y procedimientos electivos han sido retrasados. Vea nuestra normas para visitas. Si cree que tiene síntomas, llame a su médico para una visita por vídeo antes de acudir en persona a uno de nuestros centros. Si desea más información, por favor visite nuestro Centro de Información del COVID-19 o llame a nuestra Línea Directa: 1-844-444-CV19 (1-844-444-2819).


Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

MRI is a painless procedure that uses powerful magnets to create high-quality pictures of organs and specific areas inside the body. During this procedure, patients are not exposed to radiation.

Because MRI uses magnets to create images, patients with pacemakers and other implanted devices can not undergo this procedure. MRI differs importantly from CT scans in that there is no exposure to radiation. Doctors use MRI to detect the following:

  • Blood vessel diseases
  • Tumors and infections
  • Sport-related injuries (such as strains and tears of the ligaments, tendons and muscles)
  • Heart conditions
  • Nervous system disorders

Montefiore offers the following MRIs:

  • Abdominal and pelvic MRI
  • Breast MRI
  • Brain MRI
  • Chest MRI
  • Magnetic resonance angiography (MRA)
  • Musculoskeletal MRI