Our relationships with four major teaching hospitals allow The University of Minnesota's Radiology Department to offer a large number of medical services and expanded services, with professional experience acquired from extensive research, medical experience and state-of-the art facilities. Our relationship with these hospitals helps us provide our patients with the highest quality in patient care. This cooperative relationship is an integral part of the University of Minnesota Radiology Department's commitment to its patients.
These hospital facilities include: University of Minnesota Health, Minneapolis VA Health Care System, Hennepin County Medical Center and University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital. Detailed information on each hospital facility can be found in the individual sections below. These ongoing relationships will help us in the future as well, as we continue to provide a wide variety of services for our patients and need to stay current in our awareness of new treatments and breakthroughs in medicine.
University of Minnesota Health
University of Minnesota Health continues its 75 year tradition as a leader in Diagnostic Radiology. University of Minnesota Health continues to maintain its position as one the top hospitals in the nation, as defined by U.S. News & World Report. Excelling as a teaching hospital, the medical center continues to focus on providing patients with the highest quality patient care and medical treatment. The mission of the medical school is to improve the health of Midwestern families and communities, through the discovery, delivery and application of new medical treatments and finding cures for all types of illness affecting our community. University of Minnesota Health gives patients access to innovative treatments, health and medical technology, superior healthcare and support services. These innovations have led to many medical breakthroughs, including the world’s first successful open-heart surgery, the world’s first bone marrow transplant, the Midwest’s first successful double-lung transplant and Minnesota’s first living donor pediatric liver transplant.
Minneapolis VA Health Care System
The Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center includes eleven physicians and a physicist, all Board-certified in Diagnostic Radiology, Nuclear Medicine or both disciplines. This level of knowledge of healthcare and medical practices is further enhanced by the hospital facilities, full-service, general medical care facility, specialized care referral center and surgical hospital. The Minneapolis VA Health Care System, or VAMC, provides one of the largest medical education and training programs in the VA system: the Minneapolis VA Health Care System's Residency and Fellowship Training Program, which is fully integrated with the programs of study offered through the University of Minnesota.
Hennepin County Medical Center
Hennepin County Medical Center continues to be Minnesota’s premier Level One Trauma Center. After 13 consecutive years of being listed as one of America's Best Hospitals, Hennepin County Medical Center again has been rated as one of America's Best Hospitals, as defined by U.S. News & World Report. Since its beginning, when HCMC was established as the first teaching hospital in Minnesota, it has led the way with state of the art equipment in CT, MRI, angiography, ultrasound and general radiography. These technologies and their medical training programs are focused on the delivery of appropriate digital imaging related to the treatment of disease in the acute, medical surgical patient.
University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital
Located in in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on the west bank of the Mississippi River, The University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital is a hospital offering its patient community a large number of patient facilities with 254 staffed beds, as well as a broad range of pediatric and healthcare programs. The University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital offers its patients a wide variety of services, ranging from surgery, imaging, neonatal and pediatric intensive care to cardiac, oncology, blood, marrow and organ services and transplantation. The University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital is also home to Minnesota’s only behavioral in-patient unit for children and an exclusive program devoted to treating children ages 12 and younger. In addition to their other services, the hospital offers a wide range of additional health related and medical treatments for its patients, including one of the three largest kidney transplant programs in the world, specializing in the treatment of kidney problems in infants and small children.