Baltimore, MD MRI Cost Comparison

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A MRI in Baltimore costs $1,117 on average when you take the median of the 44 medical providers who perform MRI procedures in Baltimore, MD. The least expensive MRI in Baltimore is $430 for a MRI Foot, Ankle, Leg, Hip (Lower Extremity) while the most expensive MRI list price is $1,350 for a Breast MRI (One Breast). There are 14 different types of MRI provided in Baltimore, listed below, and the price for each differs based upon your insurance type. As a healthcare consumer you should understand that prices of medical procedures vary and if you shop from the Baltimore providers below you may be able to save money. Start shopping today and see what you can save!
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Washington Open MRI 25 Crossroads Drive Owings Mills (410) 356-0343

Compare MRI Providers in Baltimore, MD

Facility City Type
Washington Open MRI Owings Mills Diagnostic Testing Facility
Harbor Hospital Pasadena Diagnostic Testing Facility
Dedicated Imaging of Baltimore Baltimore Diagnostic Testing Facility
The MRI Center at White Marsh Nottingham Diagnostic Testing Facility
Bon Secours Hospital Baltimore Acute Care Hospital
Howard Open MRI Center Clarksville Diagnostic Testing Facility
Harbor Hospital Baltimore Acute Care Hospital
Advanced Radiology Baltimore Diagnostic Testing Facility
Carroll Precision Imaging Center Westminster Diagnostic Testing Facility
Sinai Hospital Baltimore Acute Care Hospital
Upper Chesapeake Medical Center Bel Air Acute Care Hospital
University of Maryland Medical Center Baltimore Acute Care Hospital
Mount Washington Pediatric Hospital Baltimore Childrens Hospital
Colonnade Imaging Center Bel Air Diagnostic Testing Facility
Maryland General Hospital Baltimore Acute Care Hospital
Saint Joseph Medical Center Towson Acute Care Hospital
Seven Square Imaging Center Baltimore Ambulatory Surgical Center
Kernan Hospital Baltimore Acute Care Hospital
Carroll Hospital Center Westminster Acute Care Hospital
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis Acute Care Hospital
Kaiser Permanente Annapolis Medical Center Annapolis Diagnostic Testing Facility
Greater Baltimore Medical Center Baltimore Acute Care Hospital
Union Memorial Hospital Baltimore Acute Care Hospital
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center Baltimore Acute Care Hospital
Northwest Hospital Center Randallstown Acute Care Hospital
Shipley's Imaging Millersville Diagnostic Testing Facility
Chesapeake Medical Imaging Annapolis Diagnostic Testing Facility
Mercy Medical Center Baltimore Acute Care Hospital
Harford Memorial Hospital Havre De Grace Acute Care Hospital
Wide Open MRI Westminster Diagnostic Testing Facility
Medical Imaging of Baltimore Baltimore Diagnostic Testing Facility
Saint Agnes Hospital Baltimore Acute Care Hospital
The Johns Hopkins Hospital Baltimore Acute Care Hospital
Baltimore Washington Medical Center Glen Burnie Acute Care Hospital
Imaging Center Maryland Columbia Diagnostic Testing Facility
Anne Arundel Diagnostics Annapolis Diagnostic Testing Facility
University Imaging Center Baltimore Diagnostic Testing Facility
Chesapeake Medical Imaging Glen Burnie Diagnostic Testing Facility
Good Samaritan Hospital Baltimore Acute Care Hospital
Howard County General Hospital Columbia Acute Care Hospital
Baltimore Imaging Center (Catonsville) Catonsville Diagnostic Testing Facility
Seton Imaging Center Baltimore Diagnostic Testing Facility
Franklin Square Hospital Center Baltimore Acute Care Hospital
Kennedy Krieger Institute Baltimore Childrens Hospital

MRI Procedure FAQ

MRI Facts

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners use a powerful magnetic field (magnetism), radio waves and a computer to produce detailed three dimensional pictures of organs, soft tissues, bone and virtually all other internal body structures. The images can then be examined on a computer monitor or printed. MRI scans do not require x-ray radiation and are noninvasive, usually painless medical tests.

MRI Side Effects

Patients with pacemakers, metal implants or metal chips/clips cannot be scanned. Patients may experience a feeling of claustrophobia when undergoing an MRI scan.

What to Expect Before Your MRI

Your physician or facility may have specific requirements regarding your eating and/or drinking before an MRI. Unless you are told otherwise, you may eat and drink normally before an MRI. Leave all metallic items at home, if possible.

Notify your technologist if you have metal or electronic medical devices in your body!

If a contrast material is required for your MRI, a nurse or technologist will insert an intravenous (IV) into a vein in your hand or arm. It is normal to experience a cool or flushing feeling.

What to Expect During Your MRI

During your MRI, you will likely be asked to lie on a bed that slides into the circular magnet. If you have claustrophobia (a fear of enclosed spaces) or anxiety, you should notify your physician as a mild sedative may be prescribed or an open-sided MRI machine may be used.

Most MRI exams are painless. However, it is normal to feel warm in the area of your body that is being imaged. The entire imaging session should be able to be completed in under an hour.

What to Expect After Your MRI

Unless you have been sedated, an MRI requires no recovery period.

How does an MRI Machine Produce Images?

MRI scanners produce images by creating a strong magnetic field that causes protons inside of the body to move enough to be detected by the MRI’s scanner. This positional information is then interpreted by a computer.

When is an MRI used?

The ability of an MRI to produce images of softer bodies makes it capable of imaging organs and internal structures of the body when other testing has failed. For this reason, an MRI can be used to provide images of a brain, for example, suspected of suffering trauma that is causing swelling and/or bleeding.

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