Nuclear Medicine Studies

A wide spectrum of general nuclear medicine studies are available to outpatients at University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro, which has achieved the prestigious three-year accreditation from the American College of Radiology for all three modalities of imaging: general nuclear medicine (planar imaging); SPECT (single photon emission computed tomography); and Nuclear Cardiology Imaging.

Nuclear medicine studies are provided by licensed technologists and supervised by nuclear medicine physicians and radiologists. UMCPP is equipped with state-of-the-art technology SPECT CT PHS7 2 12-2498(pictured right), gamma cameras and PET CT (16-slice wide bore) and the latest computer technologies for acquiring and processing scans.


UMCPP's nuclear medicine studies include:

  • Thyroid
  • Bone scans
  • Liver scans
  • Gastric emptying scans
  • Nuclear cardiac stress testing
  • Lung scans
  • PET CT
  • Inpatient and outpatient thyroid treatment program offering exceptional patient-focused service

Nuclear Medicine services are available at the Center for Testing & Treatment located in the main hospital building and the Outpatient Imaging Center in the Medical Arts Pavilion, which is adjacent to the hospital. Please click here for service locations.

To schedule an appointment for an outpatient radiology procedure, please call 609.497.4040. For more information about UMCPP Outpatient Imaging Center, please call 609.853.6700

Additional information about Nuclear Medicine Studies is available through our Online Health Encyclopedia or by visiting the Radiological Society of North America's website at