All Mercy services are open. Hospital-based services give patients expanded access to technology and expertise typically found in an acute care hospital. Examples include imaging and lab services and surgery centers. Hospital-based services are billed separately from physician services, which may affect your co-pay or deductible.
When you choose to have your mammogram at the St. Plus you'll find our caring staff and spa-like atmosphere creates an environment that offers women a comfortable experience for their breast imaging appointments. A year ago we introduced you to Jess Wilkerson. The mother of two was undergoing chemotherapy to fight an aggressive form of breast cancer and waiting to undergo a bilateral mastectomy. The first indication something might be wrong appeared in the form of a lump.
Major improvements to the Breastcare service at St Anthony's will mean faster access to testing and results for symptomatic women. A new self-referral screening service is also open to women over 40 years without symptoms, who have not had a mammogram within the last 12 months. State-of-the-art facilities are now available for management of all breast-related conditions, including cosmetic breast surgery. The One-Stop Clinic on Monday Evenings provides a clinical examination by a consultant breast surgeon, diagnostic imaging and, if appropriate, aspiration or biopsy at a single visit. At other times during the week, a consultant breast surgeon can be seen and any necessary investigations completed within a week.
We provide superior services and compassionate care in serene, relaxing settings. Our comprehensive breast imaging and mammography centers are recognized as Breast Imaging Centers of Excellence by the American College of Radiology. For the best site viewing experience please upgrade your browser to Internet Explorer 10 or above.