Radiology & Molecular Imaging Department
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About Radiology Department

The Department of Radiology offers comprehensive, state-of-the-art diagnostic radiology and image-guided interventional services, at Sultan Qaboos University Hospital and College of medicine and health Sciences; center for excellence in healthcare, biomedical research, and medical education.  Radiology is a rapidly evolving field with a great potential for collaborative work across many medical specialties, which enables our staff to provide comprehensive educational experiences for students and residents that reach beyond the reporting room. The specialized diagnostic services include Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Nuclear Medicine (NM) and PET/CT, Computed Tomography (CT), Ultrasound (US), Mammography and Medical Physics (Calibration of Radiation Equipment, Research, etc.) as well as routine Radiographic Imaging.


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.


  • 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.




  • Includes general radiography and fluoroscopy.
  • Performing dedicated fluoroscopic examination of the upper and lower GI tract and urinary system.


  • Performs the routine and specialized CT examinations such as CT Coronary angiography, CT peripheral angiography, CT perfusion of the brain and CT Colonography.


  • Provides individually tailored comprehensive evaluation for the early detection and diagnosis of breast diseases.
  • Breast imaging modalities:
    • full field digital mammography
    • dedicated breast ultrasound
    • stereotactic-guided biopsy
  • Ultrasound-guided interventional procedures
    • ultrasound-guided biopsies
    • hook wire localizations
    • fine-needle aspiration cytology
    • clip placements
  • Provides a “One-stop Breast Clinic” held once a week in collaboration with surgeons and pathologists.


  • Has state of the art including Single Photon Emission Tomography and Computerized Tomography 16-slices (SPECT/CT) and PET/CT.
  • Performs all nuclear medicine examinations and PET/CT examinations including cardiac and brain PET.
  • Radionuclide therapy includes radioiodine therapy and Yttrium 90 for chronic synovitis.


  • State of the art Hybrid suite.
  • Interventional Oncology (including TACE and TARE)
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease Intervention
  • Trauma embolization and GIT embolization
  • Image Guided Drainage and biopsies
  • Transplant Interventions


  • Routine abdominal and pelvis ultrasound examinations for adult and pediatric
  • Obstetrics and gynecology ultrasound
  • MSK ultrasound
  • Ultrasound Guided Interventional Procedures
  • Performs certain specialized Ultrasound and Doppler examinations which includes:
    • Trans-cranial Doppler Imaging (TCDI)
    • Shear Wave velocity
    • Elasticity imaging of the liver


  • 1.5 Tesla and 3 Tesla MRI Scanner
  • Full range of MRI examinations including specialized exams such as MRI breast, perfusion studies, contrast enhanced and non - contrast Angiography and cardiac MRI.
  • Pediatric examinations


  • Radiation protection services to hospital and the College of Medicine.
  • Provides technical and consultancy support.
  • Well equipped with a wide range of measuring and calibration equipment for dealing with its main functions in medical and industrial uses of ionizing radiation.