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Radiology in Metairie, LA

Radiologists at East Jefferson General Hospital are renowned for both clinical excellence and personalized care. Our radiologists play a pivotal role in assisting every department at East Jefferson General Hospital, not just radiology. Metairie, LA patients as well as patients from Jefferson Parish, the North Shore, New Orleans, and the surrounding River Parishes can expect the highest level of care and dedication from each radiologist at our facility.

Our array of diagnostic technologies is unsurpassed, but the true difference is the quality of physicians who use these technologies to interpret and diagnose with the greatest possible accuracy. Accomplishing diagnostic and procedural distinction, with special consideration for the busy schedules and physical comfort of our patients, is what makes the radiology services at EJGH unique in our region.

Diagnostic Imaging and Therapeutic Services

Radiological services are provided around the clock for every department in the hospital. Because EJGH has such a wide array of technology, our physicians and staff are able to provide incomparable care for our patients. Our leading edge diagnostic and procedural services include the following:

CT

  • Routine Imaging of head, neck, chest, abdomen, pelvis and extremities
  • Virtual colonoscopy
  • Coronary CT angiography
  • Peripheral angiograms
  • Complex 3-D reconstructions
  • CT enterography
  • Kidney stone characterization with CT urography
  • Pre-op planning CT for joint replacement, breast reconstruction
  • Flash (256 Slice)

X-Ray

  • CR
  • DR
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Dual energy CXR
  • Low-dose tomography
  • Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA)

Ultrasound

  • Full array of services including abdominal, pelvic, OB, thyroid, breast, testicular and vascular ultrasound.
  • All vascular procedures are performed by registered vascular ultrasound technicians

MRI (High Field Open, High Field 3T, 1.5T)

  • Diagnostic MR of the brain, spine, chest, abdomen, breast, pelvis and extremities
  • MR angiography (MRA) including cerebral, carotid, peripheral and visceral
  • Advanced hi-definition images for staging of rectal, prostate, and cervical cancers
  • Advanced pelvic floor imaging
  • Cholangtiopancreatography (MRCP)

Interventional Radiology

  • Angiography
  • Embolization of tumors and sources of bleeding
  • Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS)
  • Balloon angioplasty and stent placement
  • AV graft declotting
  • Radio frequency (RF) ablation of tumors
  • Vascular access placements, including dialysis catheters
  • Percutaneous biopsies
  • Paracentesis and thoracentesis

Nuclear Medicine

  • Cardiac studies
  • Lymphoscintigraphy
  • Parathyroid studies
  • Prostate cancer studies
  • Bone scans
  • Advanced oncologic, pulmonary, GI scans
  • SPECT imaging
  • Thyroid scans
  • Renal scans
  • Thyroid cancer studies
  • Therapeutic nuclear medicine

Convenient Locations

With the addition of East Jefferson Imaging Center (EJIC), patients now have a convenient, off-campus setting in which to access all of the radiological services available at the main hospital. EJIC is also proud to offer Louisiana's only Philips Panorama High Field, Open MRI—a spacious system designed to help larger patients or those with claustrophobic concerns feel at ease.

In addition, EJIC boasts the Panorama Open MRI equipped with CinemaVision Goggles. These goggles allow the patient to enjoy TV shows, radio, DVD's or other entertainment, putting even the most claustrophobic patients at ease. The noise cancelling feature adds to the comfortable patient experience.

Our convenient, patient-friendly setting also offers in-house coverage and interpretation of all exams by a board certified radiology-imaging specialist on weekends and holidays. At the EJIC center for radiology, Metairie, LA area patients enjoy shorter wait times on average, and physicians have the benefit of expert reads with a quick turnaround, ensuring that our patients get the best care as quickly as possible.

 

Contact Information

Radiology Services

Main Line: (504) 503-4314
Scheduling: (504) 883-6900
Outpatient Scheduling: (504) 454-4164

Outpatient Fax: (504) 456-8048
Fax outpatient radiology orders to this dedicated line

Breast Care Center

Breast Care Nurse: (504) 503-6288
Appointments: (504) 454-4164

East Jefferson Imaging Center

3100 Clearview Pkwy
Metairie, LA 70006
(504) 885-4223
www.eastjeffersonimaging.org

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I am happy to be a part of a department that provides such comprehensive diagnostic and interventional radiology services. We strive to provide the latest techniques and technologies to our patients.

 

 

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