He has pads on his chest picking up his heart's electrical activity. A tube down his throat is supplying him with anaesthetic gas and oxygen.
The room is basic; bare brick walls and a tiled floor. But the most modern of medical equipment is capturing the image and sound of his beating heart.
But this is not a hospital, it is a zoo; Dylan is a chimpanzee.
Vets and scientists at Chester Zoo are scanning Dylan's heart as part of a global project to find out how a zoo life affects great apes.