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Imaging

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    Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center offers some of the most advanced imaging technologies available for screening and diagnosing patients available at the medical center and at its satellite locations. Continually acquiring state-of-the-art equipment, including the high-speed, low-dose Toshiba AquilionTM 64 CFX CT Scanner, enhances the ability of physicians and clinical staff at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center to offer the best and most accurate diagnosis and treatment.

    All Providence imaging centers provide convenient preauthorization and pre-registration. Imaging tests are performed in a caring, patient-focused environment and meet the most stringent guidelines. For example, we use the latest technology and techniques to minimize radiation exposure while still maintaining a good image quality for an accurate diagnosis. We also use some imaging technologies that don't involve radiation when appropriate.

    The Providence Saint Joseph Breast Health Center offers a complete range of breast health screening services, including full-field digital mammography, stereo tactic breast biopsy, diagnostic breast ultrasound and ultrasound-guided core biopsies. "Our state-of-the-art breast center includes a fellowship-trained female radiologist who many women feel more comfortable with," explains Judy Fauria (RT)(M)(CT), director of Imaging Services. A high rate of accurate diagnosis and breast cancer treatment at the Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center at Providence Saint Joseph combine to offer a full continuum of care to achieve optimal breast health.

    Imaging services are provided at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, Providence Saint Joseph Diagnostic Center and Providence Saint Joseph Breast Health Center. The Diagnostic Center and the Breast Health Center are located in the Burbank Medical Plaza, directly across the street from Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center. In addition, the Disney Family Cancer Center offers state-of-the-art PET/CT testing.

    The imaging services include:

    • AquilionTM 64 CFX CT Scanner (Computed Tomography)
    • General Electric Signa EXCITE 1.5T Open-Style MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
    • GE Discovery PET/CT 16-slice
    • Ultrasound
    • Diagnostic Imaging
    • Nuclear Medicine
    • All-digital mammography