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Welcome to SUMA MRI, the Midwest’s leading center for diagnostic imaging. We specialize in Open MRI, where you can be scanned while sitting, standing, leaning, bending and yes – even laying down; in addition to several other positions as well. SUMA MRI is an Accredited Facility by the American College of Radiology.

The doctors of SUMA MRI have helped many patients find injuries that traditional lay-down MRI scanners can miss. Our high-quality outpatient medical diagnostic imaging services allow our experts and your doctor to see the pain you feel. If your doctor has recommended you have an MRI for an injury, consider the Stand-Up MRI experts at SUMA MRI.

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What patients can SUMA MRI scan?

All patients have the right to choose an MRI center for their scan. If your doctor has relationships with certain diagnostic imaging centers, he may refer you only to them. Therefore, your doctor might not be familiar with the upright MRI and if so, please have them call SUMA MRI at (877) 521-5001. It’s your health and you have the right to demand the latest technology yielding the best scan results.

New MRI technology BREAKTHROUGH: There are only 100 open MRI scanners in the world!

Get your SCAN done in the position in which you feel pain so the machine and your Doctor can see what’s causing it.

Watch TV while your diagnostic imaging scan is being done. Scan children in their mother’s lap!

Very large non-tube-type, non-claustrophobic scanner – DRUG-FREE!

Patients up to 500 lbs.

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What is an Open Upright MRI?

Unlike the familiar traditional closed MRI scanners which require a patient to be scanned in a narrow, enclosed tunnel, an Open Upright MRI allows a patient to sit, stand, bend, or even lay down for their scans.

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