ACR guidelines recommend screening mammograms as part of a woman's health regime beginning at the age of 40. Women with an immediate relative with a history of breast cancer may begin screenings as early as 30. Early detection saves lives.
$ 159.00 self pay/insurance pays 100%
Images are taken of both breast by a highly qualified registered technician.
The images are sent electronically to or Radiologist Dr. Jaime Mejia who reviews these images as well as comparing to prior images we retrieve when checking in a new patient. Patient's results are sent to the ordering physician and the patient will receive a letter with results as well.
$100.00 self pay/insurance pays,small co-pay
A bone density test is the most accurate method for assessing bone health. We measure the lower spine and both femurs. This test allows the physician to predict the risk of fracture, confirm a diagnosis of osteoporosis, track your rate of bone lossor gain by repeating the test at regular intevals. Bone loss starts at around age 30 or 35 and is progressive.
If your physician needs a more extensive test with more views and possibly targeting an area in question, either identified with screening mammogram or on physical exam , we are now also preforming this service as well.
$ 229.00 self pay/ insurances payment vary
Ordered by your physician, this may be recommended based on your screening mammogram when more pictures or spot views are required to complete the study when the Radiologist communicates with your physician.
You or your physician may notice new clinical signs like pain in breast, a new tenderness or lump and he or she may send you for a diagnostic mammogram.
Breast Ultrasound self pay $275.00/ insurances vary
A Radiologist or your Physician may also provide you with an order to have an ultrasound of both or only one breast based on your history and clinical findings discussed or found on physical exam.
This is a non invasive test using sonogram waves to produce pictures the Radiologist uses to complete his report for your Physician.
Same type of procedure used to look at unborn children by gynecologist- safe and painless.
What should I know about radiation safety? Before your imaging procedure be sure to ask your physician the following questions:
Why should I have my imaging exam done at an accredited facility?
When you see the gold seals of accreditation prominently displayed in our imaging facility, you can be sure that you are in a facility that meets standards for imaging quality and safety. Look for the ACR Gold Seals of Accreditation.
To achieve the ACR Gold Standard of Accreditation, our facility's personnel qualifications, equipment requirements, quality assurance, and quality control procedures have gone through a rigorous review process and have met specific qualifications. It's important for patients to know that every aspect of the ACR accreditation process is overseen by board-certified, expert radiologists and medical physicists in advanced diagnostic imaging.
What does ACR accreditation mean?
What does the gold seal mean?
When you see the ACR gold seal, you can rest assured that your prescribed imaging test will be done at a facility that has met the highest level of imaging quality and radiation safety. The facility and its personnel have gone through a comprehensive review to earn accreditation status by the American College of Radiology (ACR), the largest and oldest imaging accrediting body in the U.S. and a professional organization of 34,000 physicians.