Diagnostic imaging in Palm Beach

Palms West Hospital offers a wide range of advanced diagnostic imaging services to screen for, diagnose and even treat a wide variety of medical conditions. Our hospital based imaging center offers:

  • Convenient outpatient setting
  • Easy, flexible scheduling of appointments seven days a week
  • Extended hours for select exams
  • Fast turnaround for exam results
  • Dedicated suite for vascular and peripheral vascular procedures
To schedule an imaging appointment with a radiologist at Palms West Hospital, call (561) 345-7009.

We are an Accredited Imaging Center designated by the American College of Radiology in the modalities of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound, computed tomography (CT), nuclear medicine and mammography. This means we are committed to providing the highest level of image quality and patient safety.

Our advanced medical imaging services

Some of the advanced diagnostic imaging services we provide to adults and children in Palm Beach include:

CT imaging

To provide you and your family with the best in imaging technology, Palms West Hospital uses an advanced CT scanner and software. This minimally invasive process offers impressive speed and accuracy and is ideal for cardiac procedures, such as CT angiography (CTA), for both arterial and venous blood vessels. By differentiating between the body's normal and abnormal structures, CT imaging can pinpoint areas which need a closer look.

We offer pediatric sedation to ease our young patients if needed.

Mammography

A mammogram is an effective screening tool for early breast cancer detection. During this non-invasive procedure, breasts are compressed between two firm surfaces to spread out the breast tissue. Then, an X-ray of the breast tissue is taken, so the images can be examined for signs of cancer.

The breast center at Palms West offers 3D mammograms, which result in sharper images and fast, accurate results.

Ultrasound

Our comfortable, private exam rooms and the latest technology make Palms West Hospital a great option for ultrasound patients, including expectant mothers.

Our sonographers create images with unsurpassed clarity and detail for both adult and pediatric patients.

We also perform ultrasound-guided biopsy procedures in our dedicated women's health clinic and breast health center.

X-ray

X-rays are used to collect pictures of bones, breasts and other parts of the body, using electromagnetic radiation.

For traditional X-rays, no appointment is necessary. You may bring your prescription to our main registration.

Dual X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) bone density testing

We use DEXA bone density testing to see if you have osteoporosis. By using the DEXA scanner on the hip, spine and/or forearm, we can check your bone density and see if you are likely to get fractures in other bones in your body.

MRI

Our high definition MRI system captures dramatic images, reminiscent of high-definition television. This system provides physicians with outstanding image quality and lessens the need for re-scans.

Radiology

For improved image quality, we offer the latest radiographic and fluoroscopic technology.

For fast, accurate imaging in an emergency, count on our state-of-the-art radiographic unit, reserved for emergency patients only.

Interventional radiology

Interventional radiology is a minimally invasive medical procedure that uses the guidance of imaging technologies and is sometimes used in place of open surgical procedures. We offer endovascular techniques for peripheral vascular disease, uterine fibroid embolizations and other conditions.

Nuclear medicine

With the unique design of our advanced dual-head camera, we can see with greater accuracy than anyone could have imagined a decade ago. Formerly time-consuming studies can be completed in a fraction of the time, producing images that can make a life-saving difference.