Diagnostic Imaging Center

We provide comprehensive imaging and coordinated, convenient access to same-day appointments when needed. Services available include:
An advanced way of understanding and treating heart disease. Three-dimensional images of the heart and blood vessels, coupled with novel device technologies, provide a powerful and innovative force that is changing the face of modern cardiology.
Bone densitometry is a scan (test) that measures your bone density (thickness). Bone densitometry is also called a dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) scan. DXA scans are normally done on your hip, spine, or forearm (lower arm).
Commonly called a “Heart Scan,” a Cardiac Calcium Score is a non-invasive way using x-ray technology with a CT scanner to determine the amount of calcified plaque in the arteries of the heart. Calcium build up is a sign of coronary artery disease (CAD). This can be present and identified even before symptoms are present. The goal of calcium scoring is to screen for coronary artery disease (CAD). Calcium scoring does not image or predict specific narrowing in the arteries of the heart. You do not need a referral for this exam.
A computed tomography (CT) scan is an imaging method that uses x-rays to create cross-sectional pictures of the body.
A mammogram is an x-ray picture of the breasts. It is used to find tumors and to help tell the difference between noncancerous (benign) and cancerous (malignant) disease.

An MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scan is a imaging test that uses powerful magnets and radio waves to create pictures of the body. It does not use radiation (x-rays).

Single MRI images are called slices. The images can be stored on a computer or printed on film. One exam produces dozens or sometimes hundreds of images.

Nuclear radiologists are doctors who use tiny amounts of radiation to find and treat disease. Nuclear medicine procedures include:

  • PET scans to diagnose cancer and assess cancer treatment
  • cardiac stress tests to see how well the heart is working
  • bone scans for infections, injuries or tumors
  • lung scans for blood clots or swelling.
An ultrasound is safe and painless test using sound waves to look at different parts of your body. Your internal organs (heart, liver, spleen, gallbladder, pancreas, kidneys, uterus and bladder) can be examined with ultrasound. This test also looks at lymph nodes or blood vessels. Images (pictures) of the body part or area being tested show up on a TV-like screen.
Virtual colonoscopy (VC) is an imaging or x-ray test that looks for cancer, polyps, or other disease in the large intestine (colon).
X-rays are a form of electromagnetic radiation, just like visible light. In a health care setting, a machines sends individual x-ray particles through the body. A computer or special film is used to record the images that are created.
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