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X-Ray - What to Expect

X-rays are performed on a walk-in basis only with a doctor's order. 

X-ray is the most common form of medical imaging used to diagnose and treat conditions. 

Imaging with x-rays involves exposing a part of the body to a small dose of ionizing radiation to produce pictures of the inside of the body.

Preparation

Learn how to prepare for an X-ray.

X-rays Walk-in Hours

Walk in appointments are available Monday-Friday.

Results

The doctor who ordered your exam will provide your results.

If there is a critical finding on your study,  your doctor will be notified by our Radiologists. 

If you have not heard from your provider within a reasonable time, please call their office directly.

  • MyChart provides easy, fast Access to your Medical Records.
  • MyVue is your personal imaging portal, providing a secure view of your radiology images from the UVA Health System.