Private Ultrasound London

Are you looking to book a private ultrasound in London?
International Ultrasound Services offers affordable, private ultrasound scans for Men and Women, as well as pregnancy scans.

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Private Ultrasound Clinic

International Ultrasound Services is a private ultrasound clinic in London that provides rapid access and same-day diagnostic ultrasound scans to suit your needs and your busy schedule.
There is nothing more important than your health, and not knowing can be very stressful.

Hospital waiting times can be lengthy, resulting in unnecessary worrying and sleepless nights, not to mention any physical pain and discomfort you might be in. It can also have a detrimental effect on the management and outcome of any potential disease.

Founded with the belief that everyone deserves fast access to affordable ultrasound diagnosis, we are dedicated to supporting you on your health journey by providing the most accurate and reliable result so that you get the answers and reassurance you require.

Experience the difference at International Ultrasound Services (IUS London).

Your health and well-being are our top priorities.

Private ultrasound London

Private Ultrasound Services

At our ultrasound clinic in London, we offer a comprehensive range of private medical ultrasound scan services tailored to meet a variety of health concerns and stages of human life.

Whether you’re expecting a baby and wish to monitor their development, need a detailed look at a specific organ or tissue, or simply seek reassurance about your health, our state-of-the-art technology and expert team are here to provide the clarity, diagnosis and care you need.

Our private ultrasound services include:

Private Pregnancy Scans

We provide early pregnancy scans, dating scans, gender determination, and growth monitoring that provide essential insights for expectant mothers. Our advanced technology ensures accurate results, helping you track your baby’s development.

Ultrasound Scans for Women

We offer pelvic, breast, thyroid and abdominal scans to address various women’s health concerns. These tests help in diagnosing and monitoring conditions like fibroids, ovarian cysts, gallstones and other abnormalities.

Ultrasound Scans for Men

Our services include testicular, abdominal, and prostate scans. These are crucial for detecting and managing conditions such as testicular masses, prostate issues, and abdominal pain.

Musculoskeletal Scans

We provide detailed scans of muscles, tendons, ligaments, and joints. These are essential for diagnosing injuries, inflammation, and other musculoskeletal conditions.

Vascular Dopplers

Our vascular Doppler scans assess blood flow and identify issues such as blockages or clots. These scans are vital for patients with circulatory problems or those at risk of vascular diseases.

Fertility SCANS

Fertility scans help evaluate reproductive health and monitor ovulation. These scans are crucial for couples experiencing difficulties conceiving, offering valuable insights for fertility treatments.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much Ultrasound Costs?

The cost of private ultrasound in the UK  varies and starts from just below £100 to more than £400. There are multiple reasons for this wide price range such as location, the type of scan and the size of the company. For example, a private ultrasound scan in Harley Street will be significantly higher than the same in our clinic in Notting Hill gate. As you can imagine, you pay more for the location and not for higher quality service. If you are paying for yourself, you will find the cost of our scanning services very affordable.

Do I need a referral from my doctor to book an appointment?

No, you do not need a referral. You can directly book an appointment with us through our website or by phone. However, we encourage you to share the results of your scan with your doctor for further advice or treatment.

How do I prepare for an ultrasound scan?

Preparation depends on the type of scan you’re having. For some scans, you may need to drink plenty of water beforehand to ensure a clear image of your bladder. We will provide specific instructions when you book your appointment.

Is ultrasound safe? Are there any risks involved?

Ultrasound is a safe and non-invasive imaging technique that uses sound waves to create images of the inside of your body. It does not involve any radiation exposure. There are no known risks associated with ultrasound scans, even during pregnancy unlike CT and MRI examinations.

What can I expect during an ultrasound scan?

During a scan, a sonographer will apply a water-based gel to your skin and use a transducer to capture images of the area of interest. You may feel slight pressure, but the procedure is generally painless. The sonographer will explain the images and provide a report for you and your doctor.

What are the benefits of having an ultrasound scan?

Ultrasound is a valuable tool for diagnosing various conditions, monitoring pregnancies, and guiding procedures. It can help identify tumors, cysts, inflammation, and other abnormalities in different parts of the body. Ultrasound is also used to assess blood flow and guide biopsies or other interventions.

Can ultrasound detect cancer or other diseases?

While ultrasound cannot definitively diagnose all types of cancer, it can often identify suspicious areas or abnormalities that may warrant further investigation. In some cases, ultrasound is used in conjunction with other imaging techniques or biopsies to confirm a diagnosis.

Private ultrasound scan near me.

If you are looking for a high-quality ultrasound scan nearby and in a convenient London location, ours clinic is conveniently located in the heart of London, just a few minutes walk from Notting Hill Gate tube station, in a cobbled cul-de-sac off Kensington Mall in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

Notting Hill underground station is served by Central, Circle and District lines.

Can I pay for an ultrasound?

Yes, you can pay for yourself. We offer access to medical scans for people with or without medical insurance.

If you have medical insurance, your test might be covered. Please confirm with your medical insurance provider before booking your appointment.

Why book a diagnostic ultrasound in London?

The main reason patients choose to use private healthcare in London is to:

  • Reduce NHS ultrasound waiting times,
  • Rapid access to quality private health care
  • Get faster results and treatment
  • Choose a flexible and more suitable time
  • Reduce anxiety associated with not knowing
  • Convenience
  • Expert sonographers
  • Avoid visiting the hospital due to infection risks

Can I get an ultrasound scan if I have symptoms but no diagnosis?

Yes, if you are experiencing symptoms and need further investigation, our ultrasound services can help provide the necessary imaging to aid in diagnosis and treatment planning.

What is Medical Ultrasound?

Ultrasonography or sonogram is a non-invasive, painless, diagnostic procedure utilising high-frequency sound waves. The sound waves are bouncing on the internal organs to produce images of the body’s these internal organs such as the ovaries, gallbladder and blood vessels. The images of the organs are displayed in black and white on a state of the art monitor attached to the scanner. In medicine, it is commonly the first line of medical diagnosis when human body pathology is suspected due to its ability to detect abnormalities early on before they have time for symptoms and signs to appear and therefore instigate faster treatment.

It is called ultra sound as the high-frequency sound waves used are at the region of 1 to 20MHz. A sound frequency that the human ear can’t hear. The technology uses the same frequencies used by the navy sonar and by animal echolocation such as dolphins and bats. You can find more detailed information on what is an ultrasound scan page.

How can I pay for the Private Ultrasound Scan?

You can pay for your London ultrasound using cards or cash.  We accept cash and all major debit and credit cards, including Visa, Mastercard and American Express

Is it easy to book a Scan appointment in London?

Booking a private scan appointment in London for a diagnostic test such as ultrasound is simple. We should easily be able to arrange an appointment at a convenient time for you. Same-day appointments might also be available if you need your results quickly. You can either call us or use our online booking diary where you can choose a convenient appointment.

Pregnancy Scans London

An obstetric scan is the same as a ‘normal’ scan but is being used to evaluate the anatomy and overall health of your unborn baby instead of looking at other organs such as gallbladder for gallstones or kidney for kidney stones. So diagnostic ultrasounds are being used, depending on gestational age,  to visualise the unborn baby for any abnormality, exclude ectopic, evaluate gestational age, the placenta, the amniotic fluid, the umbilical cord,  the maternal uterus, cervix and ovaries.
Pregnancy ultrasound scans or prenatal ultrasounds are very common and being carried in any stage of the pregnancy.

What makes your clinic different from a hospital ultrasound department?

Our clinic offers a more personalized and private experience compared to a hospital setting. We focus on providing thorough diagnostics with longer appointment times and immediate access to results.

Visit Us:

Ultrasound Clinic Address:

International Ultrasound Services
5a Lucerne Mews, London,
W8 4ED,
Greater London,
United Kingdom.

Nearest tube: Notting Hill Gate
Telephone: 0203 051 6506 or 0753 929 0816

Ultrasound Appointment Bookings:

Monday – Friday: 9am-8pm
Saturday: 10am-1pm
Sunday: Subject to Availability


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We are located no more than a three-minute walk from Notting Hill Gate tube station in West London.

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