The Department of Radiology

The department provides diagnostic imaging services to patients of all age groups, from newborn to geriatric, inpatient as well as ambulatory patients. Our goal is to provide excellence in clinical care, education and 
research using state-of-the-art imaging services.

For your convenience, we accommodate walk ins for many studies (like screening Mammograms and CT scans), but please call before coming. Some studies may require pre-authorization from your insurance company and some may require special preparation.

From the Chair

The department is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and is under the direct supervision of a board-certified radiologist. Learn More.

Andre J . Duerinckx, MD-PhD
Chairman and Professor of Radiology

Comprehensive Breast Screening Program

We offer a unique comprehensive approach to Breast Cancer Screening (including the latest technology like 3D Mammo and TomoSynthesis) and accommodate walk-in Screening Mammograms and Breast Density Counseling as well as recommended, Breast MRI and Interventional Breast Procedures like Biopsies like Biopsies.

Contact us at (202) 865-3612 for more information about walk-in screening mammograms, visit the Women's Imaging Center.

Coronary Calcium Scoring and Cardiac CT

Howard University Hospital (HUH) provides comprehensive cardiac risk scoring using coronary calcium scoring and Cardiac CT Angiography. Your physician can refer you for such cardiac risk assessment. The test only takes a few minutes to perform. We also accept cash payment if your insurance refuses to cover the cost of such screening. 

To learn more please visit our imaging services web page. To make an appointment, call (202) 865-2191.

Back pain treatment and Spine/Hip/Shoulder Injection Services

We offer a comprehensive back pain treatment and spine pain management program. Patients have access to specialists who can answer specific clinical questions about plans of care and procedures like:  Epidural Steroid Injection, Nerve Root Block, Facet joint injections. We also offer Hip and Shoulder Injections. 

Visit our web page for back pain treatment, and Contact us at (202) 865-1573 for scheduling.

Innovative Collaboration with Radiation Oncology for Better Patient Care

Image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT) is a new radiotherapy technique to target your cancer accurately while sparing the normal organs from excessive radiation and is unique at Howard University Hospital, where this  approach is used for treating advanced lung and esophageal cancer.

Contact The Department of Radiation Oncology at (202) 865-1427 for more information.

The Department of Radiology Howard University Hospital
First floor
2041 Georgia Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20060

Appointments & Scheduling
Phone: (202) 865-3610

Hours of Operation
Monday - Sunday
24 Hours