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Ultrasound Gold Coast

Our priority of exceptional patient care is backed by the confidence that Philips ultrasound imaging machines deliver. Our medical imaging systems have a well-earned reputation for excellence among healthcare providers. We use innovations that help drive the best decisions for patients. Our ultrasound features an exceptional level of clinical performance, workflow, and advanced intelligence to support fast radiation free diagnosis.

With the clearest image quality and the finest equipment in Australia, skilled in diagnosing all conditions found by ultrasound, you can trust Mermaid Beach Radiology for the best service!

To be eligible for bulk billing please ensure that you bring your medicare card with you, international patients who are not eligible for bulk billing ultrasounds and do not have a medicare card will need to be privately billed for treatment.

What is an Ultrasound?

Ultrasounds are a safe and widely used technique that use inaudible sound waves to deliver superb images without the use of radiation. Ultrasound has no known harmful effects and can be particularly useful to diagnose soft tissue conditions and as such is routinely used to evaluate the abdominal and pelvic organs, the breast, muscles, tendons and ligaments, as well as other small body parts such as the thyroid gland and lymph nodes.

Images are captured in real-time which enhances the diagnostic capabilities for things like pregnancy and blood flow, and is ideal for performing procedures under imaging guidance such as pain relief injections, treatment of tendon injuries as well as taking of small specimens of tissue for analysis, known as either a Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) or a Biopsy.

Before an Ultrasound?

You will need to make an appointment for an examination. Ultrasound examinations of different body parts may require special preparation. Please take the time to read the summary of instructions below for the type of ultrasound examination you are to undergo. If you have any questions please discuss them with our reception staff when you make your consultation.

Please advise at the time of booking if you are aware you are having twins or if you have any other pressing medical conditions we should know about.

Abdomen

  • Nothing to eat or drink for 6 hours prior to your appointment

Doppler, Aorta & Renal

  • Fast for 8 hours prior to your appointment

Pelvis, Renal and First Trimester (first 3 months) Pregnancy

  • Empty the bladder one hour before your examination and immediately drink 1 litre of water (4 cups) within 1 hour of the examination. Do note empty bladder – your bladder must be full for this examination.

Other Ultrasound examinations

  • No preparation required unless otherwise instructed.

After an Ultrasound?

There is no specific aftercare required as a result of your ultrasound. If you do find yourself needing help or information after your treatment with Mermaid Beach Radiology then please contact us on +61 7 5619 9499 or email us at info@mermaidbeachradiology.com.au..

Our Ultrasound services

Our services are some of the best in the Gold Coast area, providing some of the best quality medical imaging to detect the smallest of issues. With high definition and crisp images, our medical team can diagnose you quickly and more effectively than most other imaging service providers.

Patients from all over QLD and NSW are travelling to Mermaid Beach Radiology for their pregnancy dating scans, muscular problems, circulation issues and every other condition, for a fast and clear diagnosis.

Our clinic’s state of the art ultrasounds, professional staff, transparent patient information and Medicare bulk-billing payment options means there is not much else to think about when choosing an imaging provider.

Book an appointment with our radiology clinic today

As the leading name in Gold Coast radiology, referrers from all over QLD are sending their patients to us. With bulk-billed payment options using Medicare and services known to get results, there’s no need to put your next consultation on hold.

To book a consultation with our practice, visit our website and start a booking request, select what area of the body you need examined and upload all the relevant documents needed. If you have a referral from specialists then please upload this when you are making an appointment request.

If you would rather speak to a staff member or a doctor directly then you can contact our clinic on +61 7 5619 9499 for any queries about our imaging services.

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