Diagnostic Services

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Diagnostic Services
South Central Regional Medical Center has a full range of Diagnostic Services for testing and screening of illness and injury.
To make an appointment from a physician referral, please call South Central Scheduling at (601) 426-4090.

Radiology Department
The South Central Radiology Department has all the best detection tools – including advanced Diagnostic Imaging, Ultrasound, MRI, PET/CT and 64 slice CT. The area also offers Women’s Health Services such as Mammography and Bone-Densitometry for Osteoporosis Testing.

MRI
The MRI suite at South Central Regional Medical Center incorporates state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging technology in a personalized, healing environment. Our staff of board certified and state licensed Radiologists and technologists ensure that your MRI exam is performed and interpreted using the latest imaging techniques. It is our goal to offer a comfortable, anxiety-free environment to our patients while providing exceptional imaging. We are proud of the fact that our MRI Department is accredited and recognized by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The department recently received its third accreditation award from the American College of Radiology. Our latest enhancement is Breast MRI.

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South Central Regional Medical Center has the capability to provide the latest technological advancement in PET imaging, PET/CT (Hybrid/Fusion Imaging). The PET/CT (Hybrid/Fusion Imaging) allows for the physiologic assessment of the human body with an anatomical overlay.

South Central has acquired state-of-the-art PET equipment that has the capability of performing both PET and CT examinations simultaneously. This newest innovation allows for PET imaging to more accurately pinpoint abnormalities in the human body, thereby allowing physicians to diagnostically evaluate conditions and diseases with the latest technology.

CT (Computerized Tomography)
One of the latest technological advances that South Central has obtained is the GE VCT 64 Computerized Tomography (CT) system. This equipment provides rapidly acquired, highly detailed images of the human body. This scanner’s speed has reduced the length of time that patients spend on the CT scanner without compromising overall image quality. The GE VCT 64 CT scanner allows for the capture of multiple wafer-thin images of human anatomy within seconds, while also providing exceptionally high-resolution images. This technology helps Radiologists to diagnose medical conditions with the latest technology available.

Collectively, our technical staff of CT professionals possess over 45 years of clinical experience, in-depth knowledge of CT imaging and a commitment to provide exceptional service. This dedication and commitment speaks volumes toward our continued service to our patients and referring physicians.

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With its own private suite, the Mammography Department at South Central Regional Medical Center offers patients a soothing and homelike environment where technicians do whatever necessary to make your visit as anxiety-free and comfortable as possible.

South Central’s Mammography Department is FDA (Food and Drug Administration) and ACR (AmericanCollege of Radiology) accredited. Be assured that you will receive exceptional attention from our highly trained and professional staff of board certified Radiologists, Pathologists, Surgeons, Oncologists, nurses, state-licensed mammographers and sonographers. South Central’s Radiology Department is committed to providing you with an accurate and rapid diagnosis.

In order to provide each patient with individualized and specialized care, South Central’s Mammography Department uses only the best breast imaging equipment available. Two GE Essentials Digital Mammo machine are now available for Breast Imaging offering the latest in Ultrasound and Breast MRI technology.

To make an appointment from a physician referral or for more information, please call South Central Diagnostic Services at (601) 426-4090. South Central Diagnostic Services is located on the Ground Floor of SCRMC.