Diagnostic Imaging

The Diagnostic Imaging department of BWH encompasses multiple Imaging services over 2 sites.

Services offered at the Sarnia hospital:

  • General X-Ray, Ultrasound, CT, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, Mammography/Ontario Breast Screening Program (OBSP), and Bone Mineral Density.
  • Image guided procedures, including but not limited to, soft tissue and solid organ biopsies.   Cavity, organ, and abscess drainages.  Joint injections for pain.

Services offered at Charlotte Eleanor Englehart Hospital:

  • General X-Ray and Ultrasound

Healthcare professionals who work within the Diagnostic Imaging Department are known as Medical Radiation Technologists (MRTs). MRTs at Bluewater Health include five distinct disciplines in the healthcare field: Radiological Technologists (X-Ray), Sonographers (Ultrasound), Nuclear Medicine Technologists, and Magnetic Resonance Technologists (MRI). Along with these professionals, our dedicated Radiologists, Nurses, and support staff complete the diagnostic imaging team!

Bluewater Health consistently ranks well for both CT and MRI wait times - Ontariowaittimes.com

Bluewater Health was one of the first facilities in our area to go fully digital. Our Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) is able to transfer digital images across secure Internet connections with our healthcare partners in London and within South-Western Ontario. 


  • 2019 - 20 160,203 exams
  • 2018 - 19 163,323 exams
  • 2017 - 18 161,724 exams
  • 2016 - 17 161,135 exams
  • 2015 - 16 162,000 exams


Diagnostic Imaging
Level 1, Norman Building
Bluewater Health, Sarnia 
89 Norman Street, Sarnia, ON N7T 6S3

Charlotte E. Englehart Hospital of Bluewater Health
450 Blanche Street, Petrolia, Ontario N0N 1R0

Hours & Contact

Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm 
General Information Tel: 519-464-4400, Ext. 5269

Patient Information

Breast Assessment Program
Breast Sentinel Node Procedure
Breastfeeding and Contrast Media
Care after Breast Core Biopsy/Aspiration
Colon Transit Study
Contrast Extravasation
Intravenous Contrast Media for CT Scans
Melanoma Sentinel Node Procedure
MRI Examination
Myocardial Perfusion Test
Obstetrical Ultrasound
Post Care: Cystogram
Post Care: Image-Guided Biopsy
Post Care: Nephrostomy Tube Insertion

Maps & Directions

Bluewater Health’s programs and services are distributed across two locations, Bluewater Health in Sarnia and Charlotte Eleanor Englehart Hospital of Bluewater Health in Petrolia. 

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