Breast Imaging

Lifespan Medical Imaging

Breast Imaging at Lifespan Medical Imaging

Breast imaging is a specialized field in radiology that studies the breast. Our experienced team of experts specializes in breast imaging to provide you with the most advanced breast care available. In addition to our board-certified and highly experienced radiologists, your examination will be performed by experienced mammography and ultrasound technologists, who put your care and comfort first. We perform breast imaging with care and compassion.

    Types of Breast Imaging Exams

    Lifespan Medical Imaging offers full-service breast imaging screenings as well as diagnostic examinations and procedures.

    • Digital breast tomosynthesis (3-D mammogram)
    • Digital mammography
    • Breast ultrasound
    • Breast MRI
    • Breast needle biopsy
    • Breast cyst or fine needle aspiration
    • Second opinion review of images/consultation
    • Cryoablation therapy

    Recognized as the Gold Standard of Breast Imaging

    The Anne C. Pappas Center for Breast Imaging at Rhode Island Hospital as well as Newport Hospital have earned the designation as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence from the American College of Radiology (ACR). The ACR designation requires accreditation in all areas of breast imaging, including mammography (mammograms), ultrasound, MRI and breast biopsy, and reflects our commitment to providing the highest levels of care and our dedication to improving women’s health. In addition to achieving state-of-the art clinical care, our radiologists are nationally recognized leaders in breast imaging through their work in research and education.

    Have You Scheduled Your Annual Mammogram?

    Martha Mainiero, MD of Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital discusses the importance of having an annual mammogram beginning at age 40.

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    Medical staff using a microscope for research

    Research and Clinical Trials

    Learn more about the innovative breast cancer research and clinical trials currently being conducted at Lifespan.

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