Please note: this information is intended only as general guidelines for imaging procedures. Please consult your physician with questions specific to your case and situation.

Do I need orders for my appointment?

Yes, you must have an order or referral form from your provider.

Do I need orders for my appointment?

Appointments are needed for mammograms and ultrasounds. X-rays can be done as walk-ins from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

Can my report or results be sent to my other physicians?

Yes. Please inform us at time of registration, and we can send to multiple providers.

How do I obtain a CD and or reports from my exam?

Request for images or reports can be made by phone or faxing a request. We do require a signed records release by the patient.

How long will it take for my path report to come back after my biopsy?

Most path results take 3-5 days and are sent to the provider that ordered your exam.

Why are the exam rooms so cold?

In order to operate properly, our machines and equipment must maintain a safe temperature.

Can I bring my children to the appointment?

We do not recommend bringing children with you into the room for your exam.

Should I bring my insurance information?

Yes, please bring all insurance information to each visit.

What if I need to reschedule my exam?

We ask that you kindly give us notice 24 hours in advance if you are unable to keep your appointment for any reason.

What is radiology?

Radiology is a branch of medicine that uses medical imaging in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases.

Is a radiologist a doctor?

Yes, a radiologist is a medical doctor. Our board-certified radiologists have received years of training and are recognized as leaders in their fields.

What does a radiologist do?

Radiologists use diagnostic imaging such as X-rays, mammography, or ultrasound to diagnose and treat a patient’s condition or injury.

What is a screening mammogram?

A screening mammogram is an annual or baseline study for asymptomatic patients with no personal diagnosis or signs of breast cancer.

What is a diagnostic mammogram?

A diagnostic mammogram is designed to diagnose specific symptoms or to further evaluate a change detected on a screening mammogram.

What is a digital mammogram?

A digital mammogram takes an X-ray of the breast and captures it on a computer. Studies show that digital mammography is superior to conventional film mammography, especially for women with dense breasts.

Does ultrasound use x-rays or radiation?

No. Ultrasound (also known as a sonogram) emits high-frequency sound waves to produce images of specific internal organs, tissues, and vessels functioning in the body.

What is breast ultrasound?

A breast ultrasound helps your radiologist determine if a detected lump or a mass is filled with fluid or is solid tissue.

Are X-rays safe?

The effect of each radiation dose is cumulative through a person’s lifetime, so doctors consider the benefit of each X-ray test beforehand. If you have any concerns about the amount of radiation you’ve been exposed to, please discuss this with your doctor. If you are pregnant or suspect you might be pregnant be sure to tell your doctor before having any x-ray testing.

Are there any side effects from ultrasound?

No, there are no known side effects.