UTHealth MRI Center


6431 FANNIN ST, STE G-605 HOUSTON, TX 77030
Direct: 713-500-6916 | Fax: 713-500-0698

: The 3T MRI center at UT-Houston is located in suite G605 on the ground floor of McGovern Medical School. It houses a state-of-the-art 3T Ingenia Philips scanner and a mock scanner. The mock scanner is useful for training patients before they go into the scanner. It is also very useful for training pediatric subjects. 

The MRI center performs both Research and Clinical scans and takes pride in performing conventional and advanced imaging that are commonly unavailable at majority of the imaging centers. The performance of the MRI scanner is regularly checked by the American Board of Radiology certified Physicist with 35+ years of experience in MRI. The scanner is operated by a Board certified technologist with 20+ years in research and clinical scans.  This scanner is certified by the American College of Radiology. The UT MRI center is known to produce one of the highest quality images.

The MRI center is directed by Ponnada Narayana, PhD; DABR. He can be reached at 713-500-7677.

Scheduling MRI Scans: Please contact Kurt @ 713 500 6916 or Leticia @ 713 500 6914.121

For research scans, we need a chart string. A clinical scan has to be ordered by a Physician. For clinical scans insurance will be verified by our billing specialists and patients will be informed about their payments.as for Research charges will determined by the type of grant

So please contact Vips Patel for more details @713 500 6915.


Ordering Scans: Please fax over a completed work order to 713-500-0698. On the work order, please provide the following information:

  • Body part(s) to be scanned
  • Diagnosis code (please include ICD10 number as well as wording of the code)
  • Physicians full name, address, fax and phone number
  • Physicians NPI number
  • Current clinic notes
  • Current insurance information
  • Best contact number for patient (i.e. cell, work, emergency contact)

Physical address of the MRI Center: UT McGovern Medical School 6431 Fannin St. Suite G-605 Houston, TX 77030

Should you have any questions or concerns regarding information needed, please give our center a call at 713-500-6916. Should you need a member of Management, you may contact Vips Patel at 713-500- 6915. We look forward to working with your facility and providing the utmost care for your patients.



3T MRI Center

MRI Center Contacts:

Vips Patel-MRI Tech and Facility Manager 713-500-6915 vipulkumar.s.patel@uth.tmc.edu

Kurt Simon- Administrative Assistant /Patient Services 713-500-6916 kurt.e.simon@uth.tmc.edu

Leticia Manyoma-Clinic Coordinator/Insurance Verification 713-500-6914 leticia.k.espinosa@uth.tmc.edu