Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

State-of-the-art solutions Across the State

Magnetic resonance imaging (or MRI) is one of the most comprehensive methods doctors and specialists use to assess the health of a patient. Our radiology department has invested in the latest MRI technology and MRI advances, giving our patients and their loved ones access to state-of-the-art diagnostics as part of their treatment with us.

How Does it Work?

MRI machines use a combination of radio waves, magnetic fields, and powerful computer technology to create vivid images of the interior human body. During these tests, patients lie down and are inserted into a large tube that generates its own magnetic field. The MRI technology records how emitted radio waves interact with the field and processes those interactions with computer technology to generate images of inside the patient's body.

Patients can expect these tests to take anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour. They can eat, drink and take medications normally beforehand. Your doctor and radiologist will walk you through any further instructions before or during your appointment.

Do You Have Concerns?

The MRI machine can be intimidating for some patients, especially those who suffer from claustrophobia. In these cases, a doctor may be able to provide a sedative to calm the patient during their MRI.

Your doctor and radiologist will also discuss avoiding any interaction with metal during the test. Because the MRI uses magnets, it is critical that patients remove jewelry and other items that contain metal. If you have a pacemaker or another implant that contains metal, speak with your doctor before your MRI appointment.

Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus
600 River Avenue
Lakewood, NJ 08701
(732) 363-1900
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Saint Barnabas Medical Center
94 Old Short Hills Road
Livingston, NJ 07039
(973) 322-5000
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Monmouth Medical Center
300 Second Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740
(732) 222-5200
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Clara Maass Medical Center
1 Clara Maass Drive
Belleville, NJ 07109
(973) 450-2000
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Community Medical Center
99 Highway 37 West
Toms River, NJ 08755
(732) 557-8000
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Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
201 Lyons Avenue at Osborne Terrace
Newark, NJ 07112
(973) 926-7000
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Children's Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
201 Lyons Avenue at Osborne Terrace
Newark, NJ 07112
(973) 926-7000
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Jersey City Medical Center
355 Grand Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(201) 915-2000
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The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children's Hospital at RWJUH
200 Somerset Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(732) 828-3000
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RWJ University Hospital Rahway
865 Stone Street
Rahway, NJ 07065
(732) 381-4200
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RWJ University Hospital Somerset
110 Rehill Avenue
Somerville, NJ 08876
(908) 685-2200
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RWJ University Hospital Hamilton
1 Hamilton Health Place
Hamilton, NJ 08690
(609) 586-7900
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RWJ University Hospital New Brunswick
1 Robert Wood Johnson Place
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(732) 828-3000
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The Jacqueline M. Wilentz Breast Center at Monmouth Medical Center
300 Second Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740
(732) 923-7700
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The Jacqueline M. Wilentz Breast Center at Howell
4013 Route 9
Suite 2S
Howell, NJ 07731
(732) 923-7700
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The Jacqueline M. Wilentz Breast Center at Colts Neck
310 Route 34 South
Second Floor
Colts Neck, NJ 07722
(732) 923-7700
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Cristie Kerr Women's Health Center
377 Jersey Avenue
Ground Floor, Medical Office Building
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(877) 393-5374
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RWJ Hamilton Diagnostic & Treatment Center
1 Sheffield Drive
Suite 202
Columbus, NJ 08022
(609) 584-6640
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Monmouth Medical Center Laboratory and Diagnostic X-Ray Services
1910 Highway 35 South
Oakhurst, NJ 07755
(732) 775-1024
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Barnabas Health Ambulatory Care Center Laboratory Patient Service Center - Livingston
200 South Orange Avenue
Livingston, NJ 07039
(973) 322-7194
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Barnabas Health Ambulatory Care Center
200 South Orange Avenue
Livingston, NJ 07039
(973) 322-7000
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Care Connection at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway
865 Stone Street
4th floor
Rahway, NJ 07065
(732) 499-6460
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New Jersey Imaging Network (NJIN) of Hackensack
385 Prospect Ave
1st Floor
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 488-4808
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New Jersey Imaging Network (NJIN) of Belleville
36 Newark Avenue
Suite 100
Belleville, NJ 07109
(973) 844-4170
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New Jersey Imaging Network (NJIN) of Union City
3196 Kennedy Boulevard
3rd Floor
Union City, NJ 07087
(201) 865-6100
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New Jersey Imaging Network (NJIN) of West Orange
772 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052
(973) 325-0002
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New Jersey Imaging Network (NJIN) of Union - Women's Imaging
2770 Morris Ave
Union, NJ 07083
(908) 687-6054
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New Jersey Imaging Network (NJIN) of Randolph
121 Center Grove Rd
Suite 7
Randolph, NJ 07869
(800) 930-6759
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New Jersey Imaging Network (NJIN) of Union
445 Chestnut St
Union, NJ 07083
(908) 687-6054
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New Jersey Imaging Network (NJIN) of Toms River - East
21 Stockton Dr
Toms River, NJ 08755
(732) 286-6333
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The Unterberg Children's Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center
300 Second Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740
(732) 923-7250
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