Imaging Services: High-Tech Care Close to Home
Imaging involves a wide range of capabilities that once were limited to x-rays. Sovah Health - Danville offers the region’s most comprehensive and sophisticated imaging services, including MRI, CT, x-ray, ultrasound, PET, sonogram, mammography, nuclear medicine, special procedures, and radiology.
For your convenience, we offer our services both within the hospital and at Sovah Danville Diagnostic Imaging Center, a separate outpatient facility.
- MRI/MRA studies
- CT/CTA studies (64 slice scanner)
- Interventional Radiology
- Mammography/Breast biopsies
- Cardiac and Vascular studies
- Nuclear Medicine studies including Thyroid Therapies
- PET scans - mobile unit comes every Wednesday.
Hours of operation for outpatients: Monday-Friday 7:30am-5:00pm
For more information, call 434.799.2203. or for scheduling, call 434.799.3883.
Danville Diagnostic Imaging Center - Convenient Location
Since 1991, Sovah Danville Diagnostic Imaging Center (DDIC) has been providing high-quality services to the community and has recently upgraded equipment. This includes an enhanced Computed Tomography (CT) scanner and new wide-bore MRI unit.
The new CT scanner, an upgrade from the 4-slice CT scanner, allows for higher quality imaging and clearer samples for a more accurate diagnosis. Since the equipment scans the images faster, a patient’s examination time is reduced. The CT scan offers a clearer view of scanned anatomy and reveals more details than normal x-ray exams.
The new wide-bore MRI unit will also provide faster and more efficient images, allowing for a quick, accurate diagnosis. Without using x-rays, the MRI machine uses a large magnet, radio waves and a computer to produce imaging of all portions of the anatomy. With this new technology, an MRI scan averages between 15 and 30 minutes for most procedures. Other advantages of the unit include a much larger bore (opening) so claustrophobia typically is not an issue as well asaccommodation of patients weighing up to 500 pounds. A patient can listen to their iPod, favorite CD or satellite radio station choice while their scan is performed.
DDIC services provide:
- Wide-Bore (70cm) MRI
- Digital Mammography
- Non-invasive Vascular Testing
For more information, call 434.799.9729 or for scheduling, call 434.799.3883.
Sovah Danville Diagnostic Imaging Center
125 Executive Drive, Suite D
Danville, VA 24541
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
We understand our patients’ work schedules, so we accommodate early morning and late afternoon appointments (6 am – 6 pm)