Sentara Albemarle Medical Center is recognized as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The hospital earned the ACR Gold Standard of Accreditation, the highest level of imaging quality and radiation safety, in three separate categories:
- digital mammography
- stereotactic breast biopsy
- breast ultrasound, including ultrasound-guided breast biopsy
Sentara Albemarle Medical Center’s physicians have specialized training to ensure patients get the best care possible. Accreditation is earned through a strict and highly monitored set of quality parameters over the course of several years. Hospital staff take mandatory courses developed by the ACR and must perform a pre-determined number of procedures for the service, and equipment must be calibrated every six months. At Sentara Albemarle Medical Center, all breast imaging staff and equipment are certified under the ACR accreditation.
Sentara Albemarle Medical Center has a wide-range of sophisticated breast health services from digital mammography to stereotactic breast biopsy. Schedule your next mammogram with our experts calling (252) 384-4128.