Yale Orthopaedics Directions & Parking

Yale-New Haven Hospital MRI

Your Yale Orthopaedic doctor may schedule you for a MRI at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

Depending on where scan is scheduled, Yale-New Haven Hospital MRI locations are:

  • 789 Howard Ave
    New Haven, CT 06510
    Phone: (203) 688-5739
  • 20 York St.
    New Haven, CT 06510
    Phone: (203) 688-5739

For MRIs scheduled at the 789 Howard Avenue

Howard Avenue Map
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During Weekdays

Drive to the Howard Avenue Garage for which there are directions below. This is located next to the Yale Physicians Building at 800 Howard Avenue. The garage is open from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Parking charges are as posted.

Once you park, exit the garage on the Howard Avenue side and cross the road to the Dana Building entrance. Alternatively, there is valet parking directly at the Dana Building which is at 789 Howard Avenue.

Proceed to the security desk at the entrance of the building. This building is generally open during regular hours and the security guard can direct you. If this door was locked, press the button at the side of the door and a security guard will come on to let you in.

Once in building, take an immediate left and then there is a glass enclosed corridor on your right. Take this to the end and take a left. There is a blue elevator door on the right (Fitkin elevator). Take this elevator to the basement. Go around the corner to the left, MRI reception is in front of you.

Directions to the Howard Avenue Garage

From I-95 (South or North)

  • Take Exit 47 onto the Route 34 connector toward downtown New Haven.
  • From Route 34 take Exit 2.
  • At end of ramp, turn left onto College Street.
  • Proceed one block and bear right onto Congress Avenue. The second light is Howard Avenue.
  • Continue through the intersection and turn right into the garage.
From I-91 South (From Hartford)
  • Take Exit 1 onto the Route 34 connector toward downtown New Haven.
  • From Route 34 take Exit 2.
  • At end of ramp, turn left onto College Street.
  • Proceed one block and bear right onto Congress Avenue. The second light is Howard Avenue.
  • Continue through the intersection and turn right into the garage.
Lot 8 Map
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After 6PM weekdays, Saturday or Sunday

Drive to Lot 8 for which there are directions below. Drive up to the gait and ring the security button outside drive’s window. Tell them that you are coming for an MRI, and they will raise the gate for you.

Once you park, walk back to the area of the drop gate; the door to the lobby also has a security button. Ring the button and let them know that you are coming in for an MRI. They will buzz open the door for you.

Once in the lobby, go up the stairs and down the hallway. Take the first open hallway on the left. A distance down that hallway, there is a blue elevator door on the right (Fitkin elevator). Take this elevator to the basement. Go around the corner to the left, MRI reception is in front of you.

Signs are along the way.

Directions to Lot 8

From I-95 (North or South)

  • Take Exit 47 onto the Route 34 connector toward downtown New Haven.
  • From Route 34 take Exit 2.
  • At end of ramp, turn left onto College Street.
  • Proceed one block and bear right onto Congress Avenue. The second light is Howard Avenue.
  • Turn right on Howard Avenue and go one block.
  • At York Street turn right.
  • The entrance to Lot 8 will be on your right before the light at Cedar Street.

From I-91 South (From Hartford)

  • Take Exit 1 onto the Route 34 connector toward downtown New Haven.
  • From Route 34 take Exit 2.
  • At end of ramp, turn left onto College Street.
  • Proceed one block and bear right onto Congress Avenue. The second light is Howard Avenue.
  • Turn right on Howard Avenue and go one block.
  • At York Street turn right.
  • The entrance to Lot 8 will be on your right before the light at Cedar Street.

For MRIs scheduled at the 20 York Street

Air Rights Map Large
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Parking is available at the Air Rights garage for which directions are available below. From this garage, follow signs to the main entrance of the hospital. Alternatively, valet parking is available at the main entrance of the hospital.

The main entrance of the hospital is located at 20 York Street. Once you enter the building, proceed straight to the desk in the center of the atrium. At the desk, there is a pink card at a phone- pick this up and let the radiology department know that you are there. Have a seat near the water fountain and someone will come greet you.

Directions to the Air Rights Garage

From I-95 (North or South)

  • Exit 47 to Route 34 west to Exit 2 or 3.
  • Follow signs to enter the Air Rights garage from North or South Frontage Roads, or York Street.

From I-91 south (from Hartford)

  • Exit 1 to Route 34 west to Exit 2 or 3. Follow signs.
  • Follow signs to enter the Air Rights garage from North or South Frontage Roads, or York Street.