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Mammography

Mammography

Augusta University Health is accredited as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology and is an Accredited Breast Center by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers administered by the American College of Surgeons as the area's most experienced Breast Health Center for patient seeking confidence and quality in service.

Mammography

Augusta University Health is accredited as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology and is an Accredited Breast Center by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers administered by the American College of Surgeons as the area's most experienced Breast Health Center for patient seeking confidence and quality in service.

3D Technology

Augusta University Breast Health Center was the first in the area to use the 3D Digital Mammography System.  This advanced technology is now used with every patient because it provides the best, most accurate, breast imaging, because early detection and diagnosis give patients the fighting chance they deserve.

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What is 3D Mammography?

Our imaging suite works together with you and your family to keep you informed of all your care options, one more way that we bring patient- and family-centered care to the forefront.

Breast Imaging Services

Screening and diagnostic testing, including mammography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRIs) and Ultrasound. We offer:

  • 3D Digital Mammography, for every patient
  • Stereotactic or ultrasound-guided biopsy, if needed, in the comfort of the Mammography Suite.
  • MRI-guided biopsy, when breast lesions can’t be detected by a mammogram or ultrasound.

If Breast Cancer is suspected

The Breast Health Center offers coordinated, multidisciplinary breast cancer care, to patients if breast cancer is suspected. You will get: 

  • a Breast Health Navigator, you will be assigned an oncology-certified nurse navigator to coordinate your breast cancer care, education and support services.
  • Quick referrals, to our skilled oncology surgeons
  • Genetic counseling and testing, for breast and ovarian cancer
Breast Imaging Center of Excellence accreditation

Accreditation

Breast Imaging Center of Excellence

The American College of Radiology (ACR) recognizes Breast Imaging Centers that have earned accreditation in mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy, and breast ultrasound (including ultrasound-guided breast biopsy). 

Augusta University's Breast Imaging Center of Excellence offers quality and safety in medical imaging,  this means there are less repeat breast examinations, earlier diagnoses, and a reduction in false positives. 

NAPBC accreditation

Accreditation

NAPBC Accredited

Augusta University has been granted a three-year/Full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons.

Accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) is only given to those centers that have voluntarily committed to provide the highest level of quality breast care and that undergo a rigorous evaluation process and review of their performance.

 

Our Providers

Augusta University Medical Center specialists provide care and support throughout your entire healthcare journey.

Bowers, Gregory Hal, MD

Interventional Radiology

Klein, Kandace, DO

Diagnostic Radiology

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