If you are experiencing pain or symptoms that could indicate an illness or condition affecting your head, neck, brain, spine, or central nervous system, a physician may refer you to The NeuroMedical Center for an imaging exam. Our state-of-the-art Imaging Center located on the first floor offers a comprehensive range of services along with the most advanced neuro-imaging technology currently available in Louisiana. Operated by highly specialized neuroradiologists and certified radiologic technologists, testing is available for patients being treated at The NeuroMedical Center, as well as anyone who needs diagnostic imaging as requested by their physician.
YOUR DOCTOR MAY RECOMMEND AN IMAGING STUDY AT THE NEUROMEDICAL CENTER TO:
- Explore possible causes of back/neck pain
- Assess your spinal anatomy
- Help plan surgeries on the spine
- Monitor changes in your spine following surgery
- Guide the injection of steroids to relieve spinal pain
- Evaluate compressed or pinched nerves
- Image spinal infections or tumors
MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
The NeuroMedical Center’s superior MRI capabilities allows our center to perform over 9,000 MRI scans annually. Our dedicated MRI suite houses one of Louisiana’s only 3T MRI scanners. This sophisticated technology generates a magnetic field that and up to 10 to 15 times the strength of low field or open MRI scanners, generating images with exceptional anatomic detail.
CT/CAT Scan (Computed Tomography)
The NeuroMedical Center offers a state-of-the-art spiral CT (Computed Tomography) allowing our physicians to review extremely detailed examinations of the entire body. It is most commonly used to detect or rule out, neurological injury or disease of the brain and spine.
State-of-the-art x-ray technology including the nation’s first Toshiba Ultimax-i FPD system allows our Neuroradiologists to perform a wide range of image-guided angiographic services and spinal procedures including myelograms and lumbar punctures at the lowest possible radiation dose.
CHOOSE THE NEUROMEDICAL CENTER FOR SUPERIOR IMAGING SERVICES
The NeuroMedical Center’s Imaging Center is dedicated to delivering the highest quality imaging services to make the diagnosis and treatment process as accurate as possible for Baton Rouge area physicians. We are proud to offer the full range of neuro-imaging services to our patients for our referring providers.
- Spine Imaging
- Aneurysm Evaluation
- Brain Tumor Evaluation
- Cervical Spine Biopsy
- Head & Neck Imaging
- Lumbar Punctures
- Seizure Evaluation
- Spine Biopsy
The NeuroMedical is accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR) indicating our facility has met the highest level of imaging quality and radiation safety.
PRIORITY SCHEDULING AND EXTENDED IMAGING CENTER HOURS
The NeuroMedical Center offers priority scheduling for all patients referred to our Imaging Center for an Imaging Study. Because we understand that waiting for test results can be stressful, our in-house neuroradiologists make it a priority to read your scans and provide a detailed report to your physician as quickly as possible. For your convenience, The NeuroMedical Center’s Imaging Center offers extended evening hours and Saturday appointments. Call our Scheduling Desk for more information: (225) 768-2050.