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Sunshine Coast Medical Imaging celebrates 2 years of business

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So what do you know about SCMI?

Who are we?
Sunshine Coast Medical Imaging is a subsidiary of UnitingCare Medical Imaging, a joint venture of I-MED Radiology and UnitingCare Health. The expertise and resources of these leaders in their markets have combined to provide an exciting and market leading future for radiology services. SCMI is the sister company of Wesley Medical Imaging, one of Australia’s largest radiology departments.

Where are we?
Sunshine Coast Medical Imaging commenced business at the Sunshine Coast Private Hospital at Buderim in mid-January 2015. Free parking is available and conveniently located directly outside our clinic, with comprehensive signage within the hospital premises to direct to our clinic and parking area.

What are our services?
Our services include:
3T MRI – Dual Energy CT – PET/CT – Advanced Pain Management & Interventional – 3D/4D Ultrasound – Nuclear Medicine – Echocardiography – Fluoroscopy – General X-ray – BMD – Body Composition

What services are unique or specialised at our Sunshine Coast clinic?

PET/CT service: In December 2015, SCMI commenced the first PET-CT service available on the Sunshine Coast. SCMI is still the only company able to offer the PET-CT service on the Sunshine Coast.

Advanced Pain Management: In 2016, Dr Sally Johnstone took over the advanced pain management and interventional procedures at SCMI after working alongside recently retired Dr Gus Ferguson for 18 months.

3T MRI: SCMI has installed a Siemens 3T MRI scanner – one of the most advanced available, providing high quality images. Our partnership with Wesley Medical Imaging also ensures we have access to sub-specialist expertise for Prostate, Breast & Cardiac MRI reporting.

Obstetrics & Gynaecology reporting: SCMI has partnered with sub-specialist radiologists, Drs Bridget Sutton and Stephen Sinnott, of SO+GI Scan (Brisbane’s leading provider of specialised obstetric & gynaecological imaging) to provide an advanced obstetric and gynaecological imaging service.

Echocardiography: Our Echocardiogram service is available regularly, performed by our own onsite Cardiac Sonographer, Amy Krog, as well as the professional team of Cardiac Sonographers from CardioNexus. All echocardiograms are reported by Cardiologist & Vascular Physician Dr Andrea Riha from the Wesley Hospital.

Who are our Doctors?

SCMI recently welcomed Dr Mark O’Callaghan to our team of Radiologists. Mark joins Interventional Radiologist, Dr Sally Johnstone, and dual trained Radiologist/Nuclear Medicine & PET Specialist, Professor Ken Miles at our clinic. Our partnership with Wesley Medical Imaging also ensures we have access to the vast sub-specialist expertise at one of Australia’s largest radiology departments.

Want to know more?
If you would like further information regarding any of our service please don’t hesitate to contact us on:  +617 5373 2900