FAQs

  HOW CAN I SCHEDULE AN X-RAY APPOINTMENT?

X-ray exams are offered on a walk-in basis and we accept all requisitions. Please arrive at the clinic of your choice at least 30 minutes prior to closing to ensure that we can complete your exam before the end of the same day.

I PREFER TO BOOK AN X-RAY APPOINTMENT. DO YOU OFFER THIS SERVICE AT YOUR CLINICS?

We will be pleased to accommodate you for a pre-set X-ray appointment at select clinics:

  • Kerrisdale – Vancouver

  • East Broadway – Vancouver

  • Royal City Centre – New Westminster

  • Nelson’s Crescent – New Westminster

  • City Centre One — Surrey

  • Uptown Mall –Victoria

  • Yates Clinic – Victoria

HOW CAN I SCHEDULE AN ULTRASOUND APPOINTMENT?

All Patients require a Requisition from their Physician.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CAN MY PARTNER/FAMILY MEMBER/FRIEND ACCOMPANY ME FOR AN OBSTETRIC EXAM?

Your Technologist will be happy to invite a guest into the ultrasound room for a short time, AFTER completion of the procedure.

HOW WILL I RECEIVE THE RESULTS OF MY EXAM?

Our qualified Technologists perform the actual exam, followed by certified, expert Radiologists who will interpret and report the images. However, only your Physician will be able to share the results of the exam with you. The report will be sent to your referring Physician within 2- 3 business days.

CAN I ACCESS A COPY OF THE CD AND/OR MY REPORT?

Your referring physician should be contacted for information on images and reports, so that your Physician may explain the images and contents of the report to you. If you still require a copy of the CD and or your report, you may contact the clinic directly. In order to protect patient privacy and confidentiality, a form must be completed at the clinic and picture ID must be presented. There is a $30 fee for each CD and a $10 fee for each report.

DO YOU OFFER MRI SERVICES?

WCMI has recently installed a 3T MRI, the first of its kind in North America. Private MRI services are not MSP covered and are offered at 1 location in the Greater Victoria Region, with minimal wait times:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WHICH CLINICS OFFER SCREENING MAMMOGRAPHY EXAMS?

Screening Mammography is offered within the guidelines of Screening Mammography Program of British Columbia, at :

 

WHICH CLINICS OFFER DIAGNOSTIC MAMMOGRAPHY EXAMS?

The following clinics offer Diagnostic Mammography exams:

 

 

 

 

 

GENERAL PATIENT INFORMATION

  • MSP accepted services are covered, accompanied by a valid health card.

  • A requisition form and a valid health card must be received prior to performing the exam.

  • WCMI is a Low-Scent environment.

  • Children may not accompany you during your exam. Please arrange for proper child supervision.

  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to a scheduled appointment.

  • An appointment has been made especially for you. Please allow for at least 24 hours notice if unable to attend, and we will be happy to reschedule your time. A fee of $75 may be billed for no shows.

  • If you are late for your appointment, we may need to reschedule your time.

If you have any further enquiries, please                     to submit your question. A member of our team will contact you within one business day.


Thank you for visiting West Coast Medical Imaging. We look forward to be of service to you.  

3 ways to book an

Ultrasound Appointment in Vancouver

1

Call the clinic of your choice to book the first available appointment, usually available within one week (depending on the exam).

2

Request a Priority Ultrasound Appointment.

Our staff will be happy to check various clinic options for you to choose from in order to expedite your appointment.

3

Call us at: 604-985-WCMI (9264) ext #2.

Dedicated line to book an appointment at your preferred clinic.

2 ways to book an

Ultrasound Appointment in Victoria

1

2

Dedicated Patient Fax Requisition line: 

1-844-654-7400

Call Central Booking Victoria (weekdays):

250-412-1780

for details of our revolutionary

MRI machine at Uptown Mall

UPTOWN

#243- 3561 Blanshard Street

Saanich, British Columbia V8Z 0B9

Phone: (250) 595 - 2401
Fax: (250) 595 - 2408

to book an EXPEDITED MRI

FORT STREET

1990 Fort Street, Unit #305
Victoria, British Columbia V8R 6V4

Phone: (250) 952-4232
Fax: (250) 952-4411

FORT STREET

1990 Fort Street, Unit #305
Victoria, British Columbia V8R 6V4

Phone: (250) 952-4232
Fax: (250) 952-4411

EAST BROADWAY

1669 East Broadway, Unit 430 Vancouver, BC V5N 1V9

Phone: (604) 873-1846
Fax: (604) 873-6318

SURREY

Unit #105 - 8318, 120th Street

Surrey, BC V4C 6R2

Phone: (604) 590-2211
Fax: (250) 952-4411

FORT STREET

1990 Fort Street, Unit #305
Victoria, British Columbia V8R 6V4

Phone: (250) 598-0193
Fax: (250) 412-2005

Westcoast Medical Imaging

604-985-WCMI (9264) 

604-985-9267 (Fax)