Diagnostic Imaging – 225.258.5953

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Hometown Hospitality with Big City Technology

St. James Parish Hospital’s Radiology Department allows you to have the best of both worlds—high-tech diagnostics and skilled staff with the friendly, fast service a small hospital can provide.

Our advanced, 100% digital Radiology Department rivals big-city competitors in imaging and diagnostic testing and offers advanced nuclear cancer screenings.

Faster Appointments

We hear often that patients waited weeks for certain tests at other facilities. We may not be “big,” but we promise to be convenient. If you have orders and insurance approval for a test, contact us FIRST. You shouldn’t have to prolong worry or pain by waiting weeks for a test we can do sooner.

We schedule most diagnostic tests such as MRIs, CT Scans or Mammograms within a day or two and if your test is an emergency, we can often accommodate same-day appointments. Ask your physician to have your imaging and diagnostics done at St. James Parish Hospital. A quicker test means quicker results and quicker relief.

Summary of Services
  • MRI
  • Ultrasound
  • 3D Mammography with AI
  • Breast MRI
  • Breast Ultrasounds
  • Breast Biopsies (needle localization or cyst aspiration)
  • Bone Density Exams
  • Echocardiogram
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Myelogram (spinal canal exam)
  • CT (CAT) Scans
  • Low-Dose CT Lung Cancer Screenings
  • X-Rays
  • Diagnostic Radiography
  • Lithotripsy (kidney stone management)

Outpatient hours are from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday, but we work with patients to accommodate individual schedules. Same-day appointments are often available. The Radiology Department is staffed 24/7 for emergency services.

Scheduling & Orders

Call us at 225.258.5953 to schedule a screening or test.

Orders from any physician or facility may be faxed to scheduling at 225.258.5986 (Attention Scheduling). Your doctor’s office must obtain insurance authorization for CT Scans, MRIs, and other tests based on your insurance requirements. You will be contacted to schedule the test once authorization is complete. Results will be faxed to the ordering physician.

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