X-rays are a form of ionizing electromagnetic radiation. Electromagnetic radiation exists on a scale, with the lower powered energy at the bottom: microwave, radio waves, visible light etc. Higher powered energy in this same spectrum includes X-rays, gamma rays and particulate radiation (alpha and beta waves that are used in nuclear medicine).
Our department performs a number of different examinations. Please learn more about the specific examination you are having. We have provided details on the exam as well as information on what to expect on your visit to our department.
Our general radiography team includes technologists, clerical staff,
porters and radiologists.
- St Michael’s Medical Imaging proudly provides both ultrasound and X-ray services at our Sumac Creek location. Learn more about the location. To book an ultrasound appointment at either the hospital site or our Sumac Creek site, please call 416-864-5656.