Before your exam you will be asked to remove your watch, all jewelry, hairpins, clothing and other personal objects (hearing aids, dentures, etc.). Patients with pacemakers, cochlear implants and certain cerebral aneurysm clips cannot be scanned. Please tell your doctor and the technologist if you have any implanted device or metallic foreign body.
MRIs are performed in the Radiology Department on the first floor of the hospital.
Parking is available for patients and visitors in front of the hospital and on each side of the hospital.
If you do not have insurance, please contact the Business Office prior to your admission at (205) 338-3301 (ext. 157) and ask for a financial counselor. Call between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Based on your insurance coverage, you may be asked to pay your deductible or co-pay at the time of registration. Payment can be made using cash, check or credit card.