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A Wide Array of Imaging Services, Close to Home

MRI, MultiCare, Tacoma, Gig Harbor, Puyallup, Covington, AuburnMultiCare's Medical Imaging department offers both diagnostic and screening services in Pierce, South King and Thurston counties, ranging from bone density scanning to 3D mammography services.

With well over a dozen locations, and some of the most advanced imaging technologies available, MultiCare Medical Imaging offers convenient access to a wide range of imaging tests.

We also provide specialized imaging services just for kids at Mary Bridge Children's Hospital & Health Center in Tacoma and at our Olympia location.


Requesting Your Imaging Records

To request Imaging records, please contact:

Centralized Imaging Records Management

Phone:  253-403-2308
Toll Free: 877-291-2218
Fax: 253-403-1574
Open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day

How Much is Too Much Radiation?

Radiation is a form of energy. You use it when you turn on a lamp, microwave food or listen to your radio. Pictures of bones and organs are made with a special type called ionizing radiation. Medical imaging methods that use ionizing radiation include X-ray, fluoroscopy, computed tomography (CT scan), nuclear medicine and positron emission tomography (PET scan).

In general, infants, children and young adults are more sensitive to radiation than adults and older people. We shield certain organs and use special techniques to limit doses.

Learn more about radiation doses and safety in regards to commonly asked questions about radiation below:

PDF Icon Adult Radiation Doses




*Additional resources and videos provided by Radiologyinfo.org