The Diagnostic Imaging Department at the Bon Secours Hospital Cork offers range of procedures as listed below, as well as in addition Cardiac Calcium Screening CT, which is available at a cost of €200. Referral for this test can be made through a GP or Consultant.
As one of the longest establised radiology departments in the country, 2018 saw a complete refurbishment and major investment in new state of the art technology.
Two new CT scanners and a new MRI scanner were opened by Tánaiste Simon Coveney.
All body parts using ditigal low dose equipment (including long limb and scoliosos x-rays)
Barium studies, Hysterosalpinograms, Joint Injections/Arthrography
Two scanners (80 and 160 slice)
CT Calcium scores/Coronary angiography/Cardiac Imaging & Colonography
1-5 Telsa Siemens Aera
Widest bore available (reduces claustrophobia)
Specialise scans such as Breast and Cardiac Imaging
All body systems
Bone density scan
Screening programme, triple assessment clinic (digital mammography, breast ultrasound and core needle biopsy & tomosynthesis)
Please visit www.breastcare.ie for further information
Bone, VQ, DMSA, Renogram, Thyroid/Parathyroid/Gastric emptying and Sentintal node mapping
Minimally invasive image guided diagnostic and therapeutic procedures undertaken by expert Consultant Radiologists
Special interests include Cross Sectional Imaging & Interventional Radiology.
"I qualified with my medical degree from UCC in 1985 and completed my Medical training in Cork University Hospital and recieving my MRCPI in 1993 and FRCPI in 2011. I completed my Registrar Training Scheme in Diagnostic Radiology at St. James's Hospital and Royal College of Radiologists in Ireland & London, leading to FFR RCSI and FRCR. I received an MSc from UCD in 1993 on ‘Radiological Evaluation of the denervated Stomach’. My Radiology Fellowship training began in the Division of Intervention Radiology and Cross-Sectional Imaging at the University Of California Irvine, USA in July 1993. I subsequently joined the staff at UCI until 2002, initially as assistent and then associate Professor being Director of the Divisions of Vascular Interventional Radiology, Interventional Radiology and Ultrasound at different stages. I am a certified member of the American Board of Radiology with added Qualification in Interevention Radiology since 1996.
I am a presently Senior Clinical Lecturer in Radiology with University College Cork & fulltime consultant Radiologist at the Bon secours Cork since 2003.
All patients require a G.P or Consultant referral for x-rays and scans.
Tel: 021 4801656
Fax: 021 4801799
X-ray 9-12pm & 2-4pm - Walk in service for general x-rays
Covered by all major health insurers (For procedures only) - Patients are advised to contact their health insurance providers if they have any queries
Option to self-pay
|Ultrasound: Small Parts
|Mammography with Tomosynthesis
|DEXA (Bone Mineral Density)||€95|