Jefferson Regional is pleased to announce our newly redesigned breast imaging center. This area has been redesigned with all the comforts of home. It features a dedicated, separate entrance with convenient (reserved) parking and an express registration experience.
Amenities include: Private Waiting Area, Complimentary Coffee Bar and Warm Robes.
Jefferson Regional, in partnership with Radiology Associates, P.A. believes in the importance of early detection of breast cancer with yearly, quality mammograms, monthly self-breast exams and regular clinical examinations.
Paolo Lim, M.D. – Radiologist
Shyann Renfroe, M.D. – Radiolgist
Jefferson Regional is committed to providing our patients with the best diagnostic imaging tools available including 3-D Digital mammography systems, dedicated breast ultrasound, breast MRI and computer aided detection. Additionally, our imaging tools facilitate accurate needle biopsies when you need definitive answers.
To get an accurate mammogram reading, you need high quality images and interpretation of those images. Some factors to consider are the experience of the radiologist reading your mammogram, the technologist who performs your exam, and whether the facility you choose has the latest technology in breast imaging.
We have an impressive staff of board-certified physicians and technologists who specialize in mammography. This experience combined with compassionate care and advanced technology allows us to provide first class breast imaging services to our community.
Our Breast imaging Team of female technologists have a combined 100+ years of experience and as women themselves, understand the anxieties, fears and emotions you may experience. Our board-certified physicians work with expert physicians in related fields to develop individualized treatment plans for each patient, ensuring you are taken care of from start to finish. Their expertise and skill are crucial in the accurate detection and successful treatment of breast cancer.
Your mammogram will be performed by a female technologist, specializing in mammography. After you check in, you will be escorted to a private dressing room, where you will be asked to undress from the waist up. You will be given a gown that opens in the front and a warm robe. The technologist will ask you several questions, so she can better understand your history and/or any problems you may be having.
Screening mammography results will be sent to you and your physician within two weeks. If you are called back for additional mammographic views, do not be alarmed. More views or ultrasound are sometimes needed in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Diagnostic mammogram results are provided to you in a summary manner at the time of the mammogram. Your referring physician will receive the official results of your exam within 24-48 hours of your visit.