Brain CT Scan Cost and Procedure Information

A CT scan (also called a CAT scan) is a noninvasive, painless medical test that helps physicians diagnose and treat medical conditions. CT scans allow physicians to rapidly create detailed pictures of the body allowing them to more easily diagnose problems such as cancers, cardiovascular disease, infectious disease, trauma and musculoskeletal disorders. CT scans may also be used to guide surgeons to the right area during a biopsy. CT scans are one of the more common imaging technologies used by physicians to analyze the internal structures of various parts of the body. There are approximately 52 million CT scan test performed each year making this one of the more common imaging technologies used by the medical field.

National Brain CT Scan Procedure Pricing Summary

National Minimum Price $825 (Altus, OK)
National Average Price $1,200
National Maximum Price $4,800 (Ketchikan, AK)

Brain CT Scan Cost Averages Around the Country

Price Range
Tampa, FL Brain CT Scan Cost Average $340 - $900
St. Louis, MO Brain CT Scan Cost Average $360 - $925
Detroit, MI Brain CT Scan Cost Average $350 - $900
Baltimore, MD Brain CT Scan Cost Average $400 - $1,050
San Francisco, CA Brain CT Scan Cost Average $390 - $1,050
Denver, CO Brain CT Scan Cost Average $350 - $900
Minneapolis, MN Brain CT Scan Cost Average $330 - $850
San Diego, CA Brain CT Scan Cost Average $400 - $1,050
Boston, MA Brain CT Scan Cost Average $410 - $1,050
Seattle, WA Brain CT Scan Cost Average $350 - $900
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Featured Facilities that Perform Brain CT Scan

Name Location Price Range
Certified Providers Price Range
Cheyenne Radiology Group Cheyenne , WY $240 - $625
Providers Price Range
Imaging Center of Salem Salem , IL $240 - $600
Magnolia Regional Health Center Corinth , MS $280 - $725
Lister Radiology Tuscumbia , AL $220 - $575
Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital Sweetwater , TX $410 - $1,050
Red Lake Phs Indian Hospital Redlake , MN $925 - $2,400
St.bernards Imaging Center Jonesboro , AR $220 - $575
Woodward Regional Hospital Woodward , OK $550 - $1,400
Wayne Memorial Hospital Jesup , GA $490 - $1,300
NORCAL Imaging - Concord Concord , CA $220 - $550
Lander Valley Medical Center Lander , WY $420 - $1,100
Palmetto Imaging West Columbia West Columbia , SC $230 - $600
Laughlin Memorial Hospital Greeneville , TN $420 - $1,100
Nash General Hospital Rocky Mount , NC $470 - $1,250
Carilion New River Valley Medical Center Christiansburg , VA $440 - $1,150
Open MRI of Camden Kingsland , GA $230 - $600
Houston Medical Center Warner Robins , GA $420 - $1,100
Lifecare Diagnostics Seneca Falls , NY $240 - $600
Richmond Radiologists Richmond , IN $230 - $600
Bucktail Medical Center Renovo , PA $1,050 - $2,625
Fairmont Medical Center Fairmont , MN $350 - $900
Community MRI Services Minot Afb , ND $220 - $575
Northstar Imaging Reno , NV $270 - $700
Sterling Regional Medcenter Sterling , CO $480 - $1,250
Somerset Hospital Somerset , PA $360 - $925
West Valley Imaging Limited Las Vegas , NV $270 - $700
Oswego Medical Center Oswego , KS $825 - $2,100
Methodist University Hospital Memphis , TN $460 - $1,200
Midmichigan Medical Center - Midland Midland , MI $450 - $1,200
Kosciusko Community Hospital Warsaw , IN $480 - $1,250

Brain CT Scan Information & Details

What Might a Brain CT Scan Be Used to Find?

There are times when a brain CT scan is required to simply help the doctor figure out a “game plan” for a procedure or surgery (i.e. a biopsy) to avoid potential issues. They can also be used to try and find cysts or infections within the brain as well.

If a patient is having symptoms like ongoing or constant headaches that the doctor isn’t able to diagnose a reason for early on, a brain CT scan could be ordered to help aid in that diagnosis. A cranial CT is also able to show a level of detail that allows a doctor to find irregular blood vessels or aneurysms, brain tumors, or brain swelling.

The doctor might require the CT can be of the entire head or brain. There is also a chance that if they believe an issue is stemming from a certain part of the brain that the CT scan is more pinpointed to that area. That way they can see more detail around that particular area.

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