Weiss

Nuclear Medicine

Safe and Exceptional Imaging

Weiss Memorial Hospital’s Nuclear Medicine program is accredited by the American College of Radiation (ACR). ACR accreditation is the gold standard in imaging accreditation. Achieving accreditation speaks to our commitment to providing safe and exceptional imaging.

About Nuclear Medicine at Weiss Memorial Hospital

Nuclear Medicine studies utilize special cameras and smalls amounts of radioactive materials known as radiopharmaceuticals.

We provide a wide range of studies to assist with diagnosis for

  • Heart disease: coronary artery blockage and function
  • Bone conditions: infection, tumors, inflammation, small fractures
  • Gallbladder disease
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Thyroid disorders and cancers
  • Lung disease and obstructions with pulmonary emboli
  • Kidney function
  • Many cancers

In addition to diagnostic testing, our nuclear medicine specialists provide therapeutic treatments for many disorders.

The department’s hours are 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. A nuclear medicine technologist is on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week for emergencies.

To schedule a nuclear medicine appointment, please call our central scheduling department at (773) 564-7777.

To speak with a nuclear medicine technologist, please call (773) 564-5980, option 2.

NUCLEAR MEDICINE

Location:
Weiss Memorial Hospital
Seventh Floor, A Elevator

Phone:
(773) 564-4983  (Department)
(773) 564-7777  (Outpatient Scheduling)

Fax:
(773) 564-5984

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(773) 564-7777

Weiss Memorial Hospital
4646 N. Marine Drive
Chicago, IL 60640

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Healing your heart and helping you return to an active lifestyle is our goal at the Cardiac Rehabilitation Program at Weiss Memorial Hospital.

Our program focuses on strengthening your heart muscle and improving your cardiovascular fitness so you can lead a longer, healthier life.

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