Portland, OR Ultrasound Cost Comparison

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An Ultrasound in Portland costs $204 on average when you take the median of the 29 medical providers who perform Ultrasound procedures in Portland, OR. The least expensive Ultrasound in Portland is $30 for a Bone Ultrasound while the most expensive Ultrasound list price is $460 for a Eye Ultrasound. There are 16 different types of Ultrasound provided in Portland, 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 Portland providers below you may be able to save money. Start shopping today and see what you can save!
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Compare Ultrasound Providers in Portland, OR

Facility City Type
Providence Portland Medical Center Portland Acute Care Hospital
Mt. Scott Diagnostic Imaging Happy Valley Diagnostic Testing Facility
Mountainview MRI Gresham Diagnostic Testing Facility
Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center Clackamas Acute Care Hospital
Center for Medical Imaging at Tanasbourne Hillsboro Diagnostic Testing Facility
Legacy Meridian Park Hospital Tualatin Acute Care Hospital
Legacy Emanuel Hospital and Health Center Portland Acute Care Hospital
Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center Gresham Acute Care Hospital
Providence Milwaukie Hospital Milwaukie Acute Care Hospital
Adventist Medical Center Portland Acute Care Hospital
Vancouver Radiologists Vancouver Diagnostic Testing Facility
Southwest Imaging Centers Vancouver Diagnostic Testing Facility
Providence Newberg Hospital Newberg Acute Care Hospital
Center for Medical Imaging at Bridgeport Tigard Diagnostic Testing Facility
Epic Imaging East Portland Diagnostic Testing Facility
Willamette Valley Medical Center Mcminnville Acute Care Hospital
Body Imaging Radiology Beaverton Diagnostic Testing Facility
Canyon Medical Center Portland Diagnostic Testing Facility
Legacy Imaging St Helens Saint Helens Diagnostic Testing Facility
East Portland Imaging Center , Epic Imaging West Beaverton Diagnostic Testing Facility
Willamette Falls Hospital Oregon City Acute Care Hospital
Bridgeport MRI Tigard Diagnostic Testing Facility
Oregon Health and Science University Hospital Portland Acute Care Hospital
Legacy Salmon Creek Hospital Vancouver Acute Care Hospital
PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center Vancouver Acute Care Hospital
Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital and Medical Center Portland Acute Care Hospital
Tuality Community Hospital Hillsboro Acute Care Hospital
Womens Imaging and Intervention Lake Oswego Diagnostic Testing Facility
Providence Saint Vincent Medical Center Portland Acute Care Hospital

Ultrasound Patient Preparation

Guidelines about eating and drinking before an Ultrasound exam vary at different facilities. Unless you are told otherwise, you may follow your regular daily routine and take medications as usual. Let your doctor or technician know if you are allergic to latex or anything else prior to the test. Wear comfortable clothing and possibly even older clothing because of the gel which may be applied to your skin and may get on your cloths. For a transabdominal Ultrasound, you will be asked to drink several glasses of water or other liquid one to two hours before the procedure. Do not empty your bladder until the procedure is over. For a transvaginal Ultrasound, you should empty your bladder right before the procedure.

What to expect during and after an Ultrasound Procedure

An Ultrasound is a relatively painless procedure. The only discomfort may come from the cool gel which is applied to the area being scanned. Most Ultrasound procedures can be performed in your physician’s office or a stand alone imaging center, on an outpatient basis, or as part of your stay in a hospital. Procedures may vary depending on your condition and the facilities particular practices. The overall preparation and test will take approximately 30 minutes not including waiting time.

Prior to starting the procedure, you will be asked to remove any clothing or jewelry or other objects which may interfere with the scan. If you are required to remove all your clothing you will be given a hospital gown to wear. Once ready to start the Ultrasound, for a transabdominal Ultrasound the technician will get you to lie down on your back on the examination table and expose the area being studied. For a transvaginal Ultrasound, the technician will ask you to lie down on your back with your feet and legs supported as for a pelvic examination. For a breast Ultrasound, the technician will ask you to lie flat on your back with your arms held over your head. The technician will then apply a gel like substance to the area being studied. For a transabdominal and breast Ultrasound, the transducer will be pressed against the skin and moved around over the area being studied. For a transvaginal Ultrasound, a long thin transducer will be inserted into the vagina and gently turned and angled towards the area being studied. If blood flow is being assessed, you may hear a "whoosh, whoosh" sound when the Doppler probe is used. Images of structures will be displayed on the computer screen. Images will be recorded on various media for the healthcare record.

Once the procedure has been completed, the gel will be removed. Your Ultrasound results will be interpreted by a trained doctor or technician and then discussed with you immediately following the procedure.

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