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MRI SCANS

Need an MRI in Cleveland? We've got you covered.

At Lumina, we put convenience, comfort, and cost at the forefront when you need an MRI in Cleveland.

MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scans are vital in helping give both physicians and their patients a clear view into potential medical issues. However, it’s always your choice on where to get MRIs or other medical imaging completed. At Lumina Imaging, we use flat-fee pricing, easy-to-access locations, simple scheduling, hospital-grade equipment, quick results, and more to deliver a patient-focused experience. 

Read more about MRIs and how we cater to patients below. If you’re ready, connect with our team to schedule your next medical imaging appointment.

Adding clarity to MRI scans.

While CT scans and MRIs are often used interchangeably, they are different types of tests used to diagnose various parts of the body. A radiologic technologist licensed to perform CT scans is not necessarily trained to perform MRIs—and vice versa. Each requires its own certification to perform. Lumina has techs trained in both imaging techniques.

The biggest difference between a CT scan and an MRI is the use of radiation and a magnetic field. CT scans use radiation; an MRI uses a powerful magnetic field and highly complex computer system to create high-contrast resolution images of any part of your body.

An MRI is more time-intensive than a CT scan. It takes about 20-30 minutes and requires the patient to lie completely still during that time. Patients must undergo a screening questionnaire with the technologist to rule out contraindications, which are medical reasons an MRI cannot be performed. Metallic foreign bodies in the eye, certain medical devices and some other conditions prevent patients from getting MRIs.

A physician may order an MRI scan when looking for or assessing the following:

  • Neurological disorders like epilepsy, multiple sclerosis (MS), stroke, brain tumors, aneurysms, etc.
  • Pain in the neck and back to evaluate for disc herniations, facet problems (arthritis-like condition) and neural compression (squeezed or compacted nerves)
  • Detailed evaluation of the liver, pancreas, kidneys and many other organs for pathologies such as cancer
  • Chronic pain in the knee, shoulder, ankle, hips etc. or to look for ligament injuries in acute trauma
  • Any other indications as evaluated by your medical provider

Learn more about the differences between CT scans and MRIs on our blog, and visit our FAQ section for more information.

Experience the Lumina difference for MRIs in Cleveland.

Convenience

  • Accessible neighborhood locations
  • Results within 24 hours
  • Same and next-day appointments
  • Mobile check-in

Comfort

  • Listen to your favorite music during scans
  • Clean, comfortable interior spaces
  • Wide, welcoming machines
  • Free off-street parking

Cost

  • Flat-fee pricing that beats hospitals
  • MRI scan – $700
  • MRI scan with contrast – $750
  • In-network with most major insurance networks in Ohio

Expertise

  • Hospital-grade technology
  • Experienced, trained and certified technologists 
  • Get the clearest images with the least amount of hassle
Convenient locations

We’re close. Get your MRI and get back to your life.

With four locations scattered across Northeast Ohio, Lumina makes it easier to get CT scans near Cleveland. Explore our facilities below and reach out to our team to learn more. 

Medina

3985 Medina Road, Suite 180, Medina, OH 44256
Phone: (440) 592-6085

Mentor

8401 Mentor Avenue, Suite B, Mentor, OH 44060
Phone: (440) 592-6095

Solon

5855 Harper Road, Suite A, Solon, OH 44139
Phone: (440) 592-6105

Westlake

30400 Detroit Road, Suite 101, Westlake, OH 44145
Phone: (440) 592-6065

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