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Mackay Radiology is part of the South Coast Radiology group which provides state-of-the-art medical imaging at 12 sites covering the entire Gold Coast, Tweed District, Toowoomba and Mackay.   Our experienced and dedicated staff treat each patient with treated with dignity and respect, to ensure patients feel comfortable and safe, when they come to us for imaging tests.

We provide a wide range of high-quality diagnostic imaging services, including magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT), dental x-rays, dental CT (iCAT), nuclear medicine, ultrasound, and interventional radiology. GPs and specialists choose South Coast Radiology because we provide accurate and timely imaging services. 

  • EOS Imaging System

    Introducing the first EOS Imaging System in Queensland. The EOS Imaging System is an ultra low-dose 2D-3D imaging system that delivers high quality, detailed images of patients in natural standing positions. The ability to create personalised 3D bone...

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  • Bone Densitometry – DEXA

    Bone densitometry (or DEXA) is an enhanced form of x-ray technology that measures bone mineral density and determines the strength of your bones. Your doctor might want to establish a baseline bone density to determine whether you need treatment with medication. DEXA is most often performed on the lower spine and hips.

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  • CT – Computed Tomography

    Computed tomography (CT) is a non-invasive medical test that helps doctors diagnose and treat medical conditions. At South Coast Radiology we have the latest generation of multi-slice CT scanners, which resolve very high detail and allow reconstruction of 3-dimensional images.

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  • Dental X-ray, OPG

    While your dentist has adequate x-ray equipment to check your teeth for common dental problems, you might be referred to Mackay Radiology for more advanced imaging. A dental x-ray or OPG is a medical text that enables your dentist, orthodontist, oral surgeon or prosthodontist or doctor to diagnose and treat medical conditions.

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  • General X-ray

    X-rays remain the cornerstone of medical imaging, also known as radiology, and are used to diagnose a diverse range of medical conditions, such as bone fractures, lung infections and tumours, kidney stones and bowel obstruction. At Mackay Radiology we use the latest digital x-ray technology to create and store your x-ray images.

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  • Mammography

    Mammography is a low-dose x-ray used to assess breast disease in symptomatic women and as a screening tool in the wider population. Mammography can show small cancers up to two years before a lump is palpable, and when combined with FNA or biopsy can determine whether a lump is cancer or benign.

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  • Interventional Radiology

    Interventional radiology is a sub-speciality used to diagnose or treat abnormalities throughout the body. CT, fluoroscopy, mammography, MRI or ultrasound is used to guide needle or catheter (a narrow tube) placement, in order to diagnose or treat many conditions that once required surgery.

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  • Fluoroscopy

    Fluoroscopy enables radiologists to assess many body systems including bones, joints, lungs, the digestive and urinary tracts, and the reproductive system.

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  • MRI – Magnetic Resonance Imaging

    Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) uses an exceptionally strong magnet, radio frequency waves and a sophisticated computer to generate detailed grayscale images. The body or body part is placed within a magnet coil that detects shifting signals, which are encoded by the magnetic field gradients.

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  • Nuclear Medicine

    Nuclear medicine uses small amounts of radioactive substances called tracers, which target and show the organ of interest, in order to diagnose disease and the severity and also treat disease. Nuclear medicine provides unique functional and physiological information that your doctor will use to diagnose problems.

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  • Ultrasound

    Ultrasound imaging is a non-invasive, painless test that uses high-frequency sound waves to produce cross-sectional images, which is used extensively during pregnancy, and to assess many organs and superficial parts, as well as the heart and blood vessels.

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  • Specialised Services

    At South Coast Radiology, we recognise the need for dedicated specialised radiology services. Our network of comprehensive radiology practices offers a comprehensive range of imaging technologies specialised services including cardiovascular, paediatric, musculoskeletal, women's and men's imaging and minimally invasive treatments for neck and back pain.

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