River Hospital offers many general and specialized radiography exams. The department is staffed by Board Certified Radiologists and Registered Radiology Technologists. The department is proud to be an American College of Radiology Accredited facility and FDA approved for digital mammography. The department has 24-hour emergency and inpatient coverage with outpatient services available by appointment. Services include: Digital Mammography, Stereotactic Breast Biopsy, Fluoroscopy, Emergency and Routine X-ray, CT Scan, Ultrasound, and Bone Densitometry. Outpatient procedures are by appointment and can be scheduled by calling 315-482-1156. Scheduled Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday - 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Women in Alexandria Bay and the surrounding river communities now access to the most advanced mammograms available, close to home at River Hospital. River Hospital has upgraded to 3D mammography, also known as digital breast tomosynthesis. A 3D mammogram is very similar to any other mammogram experience for the patient, adding only seconds onto the examination length. But this new screening technology provides a three-dimensional image of the breast using several low-dose X-ray images from different angles. Providers are able to see a clearer image of the breast tissue allowing for earlier detection of breast cancer, and earlier detection of breast cancer has been proven to help save lives.
Benefits of 3D mammography include:
We are also offer a digital, fixed base stereotactic biopsy system. This breast biopsy system allows for a minimally invasive procedure with increased patient comfort and has the ability of identifying the smallest calcifications, allowing for a more precise and efficient diagnosis.
River Hospital is a certified Softer Mammogram Provider, a distinction awarded only to an elite group of healthcare facilities. Same day reads are available by a Board Certified Radiologist.
Mammography appointments are available: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 3:30 pm. Saturday appointments may be available. Please call 315.482.1156 to schedule your appointment.
River Hospital is an American College of Radiography Accredited Mammography Imaging Facility.
The ACUSON 700 ultrasound machine from Siemens is versatile and expands the range of testing available at River Hospital, such as obstetrical exams, breast exams, abdomen and pelvic exams, arterial and venous exams, and testicular evaluation. Compact and mobile yet uncompromisingly efficient, the ACUSON 700 is truly versatile with its imaging capabilities. Exceptional clinical performance is possible across a wide range of imaging applications including general abdominal, cardiac, and OB/GYN.