Radiology & Molecular Imaging Department
  • Title
  • Vision & Mission
  • Services

About Radiology Department

The Radiology Department at Sultan Qaboos University Hospital play important role in diagnostic and treatment with different modalities including General Radiology, Mammography, Nuclear Medicine, Ultrasound, Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), and Computed Tomography (CT). There are 14 radiologists, 4 nuclear medicine physician, 1 superintendent, and more than 60 technicians in different sections.

Vision

To be a center of excellence in providing high quality care to patients through use of evidence based diagnostic medical imaging and therapeutic intervention, to promote medical sciences by integrating clinical expertise with research, and to provide high quality teaching to medical professionals.

Mission

 

  • To provide advanced diagnostic imaging services and therapeutic procedures of consistently high quality.
  • To operate at the highest international standards of patient care, radiation safety and clinical practice.
  • To provide undergraduate and post graduate medical professional with high quality education in radiology
  • To establish and maintain an environment where research performance and improvement practices can be pursued.

Services

GENERAL RADIOLOGY
This section includes general radiography and fluoroscopy and it is one of the busiest sections in the department.

MAMMOGRAPHY
Mammography Service provides individually tailored comprehensive evaluation for the early detection and diagnosis of breast diseases.

NUCLEAR MEDICINE
The Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Section has state of the art hybrid imaging modalities.

VASCULAR & INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY
The section provides outstanding patient care, education and research. The Interventional Radiology Section has state of the art Angiography suite.

ULTRASOUND
Ultrasound Section is a very busy section. The Section performs certain specialized Ultrasound and Doppler examinations.

COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY
This Section supports the known busy Oncology and Trauma services in the Hospital, in addition to the other medical and surgical services.

MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING
Full range of MRI examinations are performed including certain specialized exams such as MRI breast, perfusion studies, contrast-enhanced and Non-contrast Angiography and Cardiac MRI.

QUALITY MANAGEMENT
The purpose of the quality management section is to ensure that policies and procedures are in place to optimize the performance and safety of equipment and personnel.

MEDICAL PHYSICS
Radiation Protection Service
The Radiation Protection Service (RPS) provides technical and consultancy support to ensure that sources of ionizing radiation and radiation- generating equipment are handled in a manner that complies with Oman regulations and relevant international safety standards.