Aerial view of Vancouver General Hospital Campus

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is the preferred procedure for diagnosing problems in many parts of the body.

MRI can be used to see differences between healthy and unhealthy tissue in the brain, spine, joints, abdomen, blood vessels, and other body parts.

How to access

  • Get a referral

    Have your physician complete the medical imaging requisition form and fax it to the office. 

  • Confirm appointment

    A medical imaging clerk will contact patients to book an appointment. 

    Call 604-875-4684 to change or cancel an appointment.

Hours of operation

Currently open
  • Monday:   8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday:   8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday:   8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Thursday:   8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday:   8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday:   9:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Sunday:   9:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

We operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

How to get here

This service is located inside the Leon Judah Blackmore Pavilion within Vancouver General Hospital.

Vancouver General Hospital (VGH)

Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) offers specialized health-care services to residents in Vancouver and across the province through regional programs. We provide a full range of basic and highly specialized emergency health-care and trauma services to British Columbia.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is the preferred procedure for diagnosing problems in many parts of the body.