The experienced radiology team at Patterson Health Center works closely with other medical specialists to make sure you get the care you need. Whether you need an annual screening or an emergency scan, we are here to provide the most accurate results quickly.
These use small amounts of radiation to take pictures of the inside of your body, which is transferred into a digital display. X-rays can identify and diagnose health concerns that are acute (like an injury) or chronic (like bone cancer).
These are offered with and without contrast with reconstructions to include extremities, brain, neck, chest, abdomen, pelvis, spine and vascular studies. A CT scan combines X-Rays with computer scans and creates detailed pictures of your organs, tissues and bones. CT images are used to detect injury and trauma, guide medical procedures like a biopsy or surgery, identify diseases like cancer or heart disease, locate blood clots and infections, and monitor whether treatments are effective.
This service is offered 3 days a week with Echocardiogramson Wednesday only. This imaging uses high-frequency sound waves to visualize your body structures. It provides important information that helps your doctor diagnose certain injuries or health conditions.
Bone Density Exams
This low-dose X-ray exam takes X-rays of the lower back and both hips to evaluate if a person has osteoporsis or if a treatment for osteoporosis is effective. These are typically performed once every 2 years unless otherwise indicated by a the ordering provider.
Nearly 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer over their lifetime. For those who are diagnosed, early detection provides the best outcome and saves lives. The easiest way to detect breast cancer is by taking an active role in your breast health. Our 3D mammogram shows changes in breast tissue that could indicate breast cancer. The 3D mammogram provides more detail than a traditional mammogram.
The MRI machine is here from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Wednesday. An MRI, or magnetic resonance imaging, creates detailed images that give doctors more information about your diagnosis or condition. It can be used to assess the heart and blood vessels; check for bone infections, tumors or trauma and joint abnormalities; check the brain and spinal cord; and look for tumors or other abnormalities affecting internal organs.
This service is by appointment only to include, cardiac Stress tests, bone scans, thyroid, muga scans, hepatobiliary scans, and VQ scans. It uses small amounts of a radioactive substance, or tracer, and a Gamma camera to diagnose and treat diseases. It can often identify abnormalities long before they become apparent through other diagnostic procedures.
This technology is used for Pain management and surgical cases. It has the ability to perform multiple movements in a single procedure.