Health Services

Radiology

Provides diagnostic imaging, interpretation services and treatment to support the needs of the inpatient and outpatient departments and clinics belonging to Naval Medical Center Portsmouth.

Imaging and treatment services include routine x-ray, CT scan, MRI, Ultrasound, Fluoroscopy, Mammography, Angiography, Nuclear Medicine and Radiation Oncology.

Availability of Services

Generally, availability is open to all beneficiaries. Our first priority is to active duty members and then beneficiaries enrolled in TRICARE Prime. An electronic entry (CHCS) or a radiology request chit (SF 519a) is required. Requests from civilian providers not assigned to Naval Medical Center Portsmouth or tenant commands may be honored on a case by case basis. Radiographs may be checked out to civilian facilities provided a written request from the physician, the patient's signed release, and a valid military or dependent identification card are presented.

Appointments

Routine requests for X-ray do not require an appointment. They are completed on a walk-in basis. Special studies such as Mammography, Ultrasound, CT scan, MRI and Flouroscopic examinations require an appointment through the Radiology Scheduling Office at (757) 953-XRAY (9729). Nuclear Medicine studies can be scheduled using (757) 953-1111. For Radiation Oncology follow-up contact (757) 953-1092.

Mammography Service Changes (8 Aug. 2022)

In our efforts to provide the best, world-class, medical care for our beneficiaries, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP) is consolidating our mammography services within the Tidewater/Branch Health/TRICARE Prime Clinic system. 
Effective immediately, mammograms are provided at the following locations:
  • Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
  • Boone Branch Health Clinic, Little Creek-Fort Story
  • TRICARE Prime Clinic (TPC) Chesapeake
  • TRICARE Prime Clinic (TPC) Virginia Beach
  • McDonald Army Health Center, Fort Eustis
  • Langley Air Force Base Hospital
If you have an existing appointment at Branch Health Clinic Norfolk, you will be contacted to reschedule your appointment for one of the several locations listed above.  As a reminder, TRICARE Prime Clinics in Chesapeake and Virginia Beach will continue to provide Saturday hours, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Please continue to schedule your mammogram appointments through the Hampton Roads Appointment Center at 1-866-645-4584.
For more information about Breast Health and Mammograms Please visit our Breast Health page at https://portsmouth.tricare.mil/Health-Services/Womens-Health/Breast-Health 

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Phone

(757) 953-1128/1129

Location

CHCC, Building 2, 1st Floor

Hours

Normal hours of operation are Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Some special studies such as MRI, CT, and ultrasound are available at extended hours. Emergency service is available 24 hours a day.
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