PET/CT Scan | Maryland | Adventist HealthCare


A PET/CT scan, or positron emission tomography/computed tomography scan is a medical imaging procedure that merges the benefits of a traditional PET and CT scans to create integrated, more accurate images.

What is a PET/CT Scan

A PET/CT scan is a diagnostic imaging test used to detect and track the progression of cancers, heart diseases, brain disorders and check blood flow. The images from a PET/CT scan provide, more detailed images, allowing the radiologist to detect the presence of diseases in your cells. The scan is generally painless and lasts between 60 and 90 minutes.

Adventist HealthCare Imaging offers several types of PET/CT scans including:

  • Scans from the base of the neck to mid-thigh
  • Whole body scan covering the top of the head to toes
  • Bone
  • Brain
  • Cardiac

Why Adventist HealthCare?

All Adventist HealthCare Imaging locations are accredited from the American College of Radiology and have fellowship trained radiologists who specialize in body imaging, neurology, musculoskeletal conditions and breast imaging.

How to Prepare for a PET/CT Scan

Download our PET/CT Scan Patient Guide for further information on what to expect, how to prepare, and what to bring the day of your appointment.

Schedule an Appointment

Our team is dedicated to making your experience as seamless and pleasant as possible. For your convenience, same day openings are available for some tests. Request an appointment online or call 301-590-8999 to schedule today!

Schedule Today

Request an appointment at an Adventist HealthCare Imaging or Breast Center online or by calling 301-590-8999 today!

Request Appointment

Set Your Location

Setting your location helps us to show you nearby providers and locations based on your healthcare needs.