Our goal is to provide high quality images of diagnostic value to our patients and referring clinicians within the shortest time possible. Radiology services can be accessed at our Accident & Emergency Unit for outpatients and at the main Radiology Department on the ground floor of the Eastern Wing of the Hospital. Hours of service are Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm for regular imaging to inpatients, outpatients; Doctor or self-referred patients Emergency services are operational 24 hours a day.


List of radiology and Imaging services available in Mater beside general imaging examinations

CT SCAN 3D Vascular & Cardiac Software Capabilities

We have upgraded to an advanced CT scan images post processing software. We are now able to provide advanced post processed images and measurements for various examinations including:

  • Brain Perfusion
  • Virtual Colonoscopy
  • Virtual Endoscopy
  • Vessel Analysis
  • Coronary Analysis
  • Calcium Scoring
  • Cerebral Angiography
  • Peripheral Angiography
  • Dental Analysis
  • Fat analysis among others


  • Echocardiography
  • 4D Obstetric scans
  • Shear wave Elastography - Liver, breast and thyroid glands
  • Ultrasound guided interventional procedures - Biopsy, Abscess drainage, chest tube insertion, Ascitic tap, FNA etc
  • Vascular Doppler studies i.e. carotid and peripheral Doppler
  • Eye ultrasound
  • Neonatal cranial ultrasounds
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Breast ultrasound
  • Thyroid ultrasound
  • Prostate and scrotal ultrasound
  • Point of care ultrasound in the emergency setting at the casualty department, ICU and NICU

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

  • Whole body scanning: Head, neck, Spine, Chest, abdomen, Pelvis and Extremities
  • Cardiac MRI
  • Breast MRI
  • MRI Prostate
  • MR Spectroscopy
  • MR Arteriography and Venography (MRA/MRV)
  • MR Cholangio-pancreatography (MRCP)
  • Whole spine Mobiview

Specialized XRAY Examinations Under Fluoroscopy

  • Venogram
  • Sialogram
  • Barium meal / swallow/ enema
  • Hysterosalpingogram (HSG)
  • Ascending and micturating cystourethrogram (MCU)
  • Sinograms/fistulogram
  • T-Tube cholangiogram
  • Colostogram
  • Vasogram

"C-ARM" Mobile Fluoroscopy-Image Intesifier (I.I) In Theatre

  • Orthopedic- open and closed fracture reduction
  • Urology – Lithotripsy
  • Neurosurgery - Spine fixation
  • Cardiology - Pace Maker insertion

"C-ARM" Fixed Fluoroscopy- In CathLab

We provide the following Radiographic services in cathlab

  • Pediatric cardiac catheterization
  • Coronary angiography
  • Balloon valvuloplasty
  • IVC filter insertion
  • Cardiac pacemaker insertion
  • Embolization and embolectomy
  • Fallopian tube catheterization

We also offer mobile x ray services in the wards and ICU and NICU when required

Orthopantomography (OPG)

  • OPG
  • Bitewings
  • Temporomandibular joints (TMJ) both open and closed mouth views


  • We offer routine screening mammograms to women above 40 years of age, one can walk-in for the mammogram without a booking.

For more information please call: Radiologist +254 20 6531199 ext. 3142 or +254 206903142 Chief Radiographer +254 20 6531199 EXT 3143 Please schedule your appointments at the reception on +254 20 6531199 EXT 3139, 3182,+254 20 6903139, +254 20 6903182.