Patient Care

What to expect on the day of your scan

How To Book With INITIO

INITIO offers a variety of scans to suit each patient’s individual needs, based on their medical history. Each scan has specific preparation that must be followed before, during and/or after the appointment. It is important that the preparation is followed. Upon booking, we will discuss the scan requirements as well as provide written instructions to your email.
To make sure the scan is right for the patient is up to the doctor, we confirm. The entire scan process will be as follows:


There could be a variety of reasons why you might choose to work with Initio, a company with a strong history in nuclear medicine. Here are a few potential benefits:

  1. Expertise and experience: Initio has a long history in the field of nuclear medicine, which means they likely have a deep understanding of the latest techniques and technologies in this area. This expertise can be valuable for anyone seeking nuclear medicine services.
  2. State-of-the-art facilities: Initio may have access to modern, well-equipped facilities that allow for high-quality nuclear medicine procedures.
  3. Strong reputation: If Initio has a good reputation in the field of nuclear medicine, it could be a sign that they are a reliable and trustworthy partner for your needs.
  4. Personalized service: Depending on the specific services you are seeking, Initio may be able to offer personalized care and attention to your needs.

It’s always important to do your own research and consider multiple options before making a decision, but these are some potential benefits of working with Initio in the field of nuclear medicine.

When we receive your requisition form, we will gather those clinical information for your scan. After that, our radiologist will have a look at the necessity for the scan. Usually, our receptionist can call you back to book an appointment within 1-2 business days after receiving the requisition form. Usually, for the FDG PETCT scan and CT scan, it will be conducted within 1-2 weeks after the requisition form comes in. For other scans, please feel free to contact us for the soonest availability.
Yes, although we are a private pay clinic, we still need a medical doctor referral for the scan as the clinical information is essential for our radiologist to better dictate the report.

We are in Burnaby, BC

Our clinic is welcoming and designed for patient comfort. INITIO was designed for patient comfort and prioritizes patient needs and care. Every INITIO patient will have a private room for the injection and uptake process, in preparation for the scan.

#300 – 3185 Willingdon Green
Burnaby, BC V5G 4P3

Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 9AM-5PM

We are in Burnaby, BC

Our clinic is welcoming and designed for patient comfort. Focused on individualized patient needs and care, we offer a private, comfortable room in which patients can receive their radioisotope injection & relax while preparing for scan.

#300 – 3185 Willingdon Green
Burnaby, BC V5G 4P3

Hours of operation: Mon-Fri 9AM-10PM | Sun – Sat 9AM-7PM