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Radiology/EKG

Morehouse General Hospital Radiology offers a wide array of services including CT, MRI, Digital Mammography, Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine, Bone densitometry, and digital x-ray. Services are provided using modern equipment.

Appointments

No appointment is needed for routine X-rays. Specialized outpatient services such as CT, MRI, U/S, and mammography should be scheduled Monday-Friday from 7am to 3pm. Many studies can be added on same day pending schedule availability and urgency of the exam. Almost all studies can be scheduled with 24-48 hours. Nuclear Medicine is scheduled Monday-Thursday.

Capabilities and Staffing

Radiology reports are provided through Radiology Consultants of West Monroe and are most typically ready within 1 to 2 hours of the completion of the procedure and are faxed directly to the ordering physician. Urgent or emergent cases will get results sooner.

A Radiologist is in-house on Wednesday mornings for fluoroscopic exams, and certain other interventional procedures such as fine needle aspirations and biopsies.

Morehouse General Hospital radiology department is staffed 24/7 for emergency X-rays and CTs and ultrasound after hours by callout.

The department offers Nuclear medicine Monday through Thursday utilizing a dual head camera with SPECT imaging. Appointments are needed to allow delivery time for the isotope and to accommodate pre-authorization.

Digital mammograms are offered Monday through Friday utilizing a full field digital mammography unit and Computer Aided Detection. Mammograms should be scheduled in advance.

We offer MRI utilizing a 1.5 Tesla MRI magnet Monday through Friday 7am-3pm. MRIs should be scheduled in advance as health providers require pre-authorization.

Outpatient CTs are scheduled Monday through Friday 7am-3pm and may require pre-authorization. CT is available 24/7 for emergencies.