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

Upcoming Events

Thomas J. Pinson Memorial Lecture Series

Saturday, April 25, 2015

An annual lecture series centered on Maxillofacial Pathology, diagnoses and multidisciplinary patient management. Sponsored by the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Maxillofacial Pathology, Diagnosis and Management.


5th Annual Roland B. Scott Memorial Symposium

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Stigma and ignorance prevent many with painful crises from getting adequate relief. The Annual Roland B. Scott Memorial Symposium provides a necessary forum for discussing the importance of managing the diverse set of challenges facing patients with sickle cell disease.

Comprehensive Breast Screening Program

We offer a unique comprehensive approach to Breast Cancer Screening and accommodate walk-in Screening Mammograms and Breast Density Counseling as well as recommended, Breast MRI and  Interventional Breast Procedures like Biopsies. 

Contact us at (202) 865-3612 for more information or visit the Women's Imaging Center.

Communication of Test Results to Doctors

Howard University Hospital (HUH) is partnering with a private company (Nuance Corporation) to provide improved and faster communication of critical imaging reports to doctors.

  • Doctors can receive texts and emails on Smart Phone or Tablet
  • Doctors can download the free PowerScribe 360 Clinician App for iPhone or Android
  • Doctors can contact the IT support staff @ (202) 865-1993 or (202) 865-1996 for help and assistance

Spine Services

We offer a comprehensive 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. 

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 us at 202-865-1427 for more information.

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

Hours of Operation
Monday - Sunday
24 Hours