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Elevate Your Ultrasound Experience With Us


Convenience matters. That’s why we offer state-of-the-art ultrasound services right here in Raleigh and its neighboring areas. Not only can we frequently accommodate same-day exams, but our flexible scheduling ensures your ultrasound fits into your busy life. And when it comes to cost? You’ll find our rates significantly more affordable than local hospitals. Exceptional value without compromise — that’s our promise.


Ultrasound Imaging: A Comprehensive Insight into Your Health

Leveraging the power of high-frequency sound waves, ultrasound imaging provides detailed and real-time visuals of the body’s inner workings. Unlike X-rays, ultrasounds don’t rely on radiation, making them a safer alternative for capturing clear images, especially of soft tissues that often remain elusive in traditional X-ray scans.

Ultrasounds serve a myriad of diagnostic purposes. They are not only pivotal for monitoring the well-being of unborn babies but also play a crucial role in assessing and diagnosing conditions related to various internal organs. This includes organs such as:

  • Blood vessels
  • Liver
  • Kidneys
  • Bladder
  • Ovaries
  • Testicles
  • Pancreas
  • And many others

With real-time imaging capabilities, ultrasounds can even track and display the dynamic movements of these internal organs, offering healthcare professionals a comprehensive view of your overall health.

Why Choose Ultrasound Imaging at Cardinal Point Imaging

Located in the heart of Raleigh, Cardinal Point Imaging offers state-of-the-art ultrasound services. From monitoring pregnancies to examining the intricate details of internal organs, our advanced technology ensures precision in every image captured.

In the ever-evolving world of medical imaging, residents trust Cardinal Point Imaging for its expertise in assessing blood flow and detecting abnormalities or conditions within the body. Experience the perfect blend of cutting-edge ultrasound technology and compassionate care with us.

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If you have an appointment scheduled, please click here to pre-register, complete forms and review exam preparation instructions. If you have any questions about your visit, please contact the Imaging Center at (919) 877-5400.

What you should know

Answers to frequently asked questions.

Cardinal Points Imaging understands that the cost of an imaging exam can be a concern. Our rates for both insured and uninsured patients are substantially lower than the same exam performed at a hospital. We believe that price transparency is important so you can be prepared for your financial obligations, if any. To learn more about what your exam may cost, please click here.

The radiologist will review the ultrasound images and provide a diagnostic report that will be sent directly to your provider. The report is typically available to your provider within 24 hours. Many providers plan scheduled time to discuss results with their patients so you could check with their office to see when they will be available to review the information with you.

Yes, ultrasound is considered a safe diagnostic procedure as it does not use radiation. Instead, it uses sound waves to generate images. It has been used for decades with no known harmful side effects.

Preparation can vary based on the type of ultrasound you are receiving. For some exams, you may be asked to drink water before the procedure or fast for several hours. Your healthcare provider will give specific instructions based on your individual needs.

An ultrasound exam typically lasts between 20 to 60 minutes, depending on the area being examined and the type of study being conducted.

An ultrasound is generally painless. However, you may feel slight discomfort from the transducer (the handheld device) pressing against certain areas, or when a special probe is used internally for specific types of exams.

No specific aftercare is usually required after an ultrasound. You can typically resume your normal activities immediately unless your doctor instructs otherwise.

While ultrasounds are effective in visualizing many internal structures and conditions, they may not detect all medical problems. Depending on the situation, other imaging tests, like MRI or CT scans, might be recommended.

Ultrasound is among the safest diagnostic imaging techniques available. However, as with any medical procedure, it's important to use it judiciously and only when necessary.