As leaders in the field of technology, the Department of Radiology provides 24/7 coverage by highly skilled subspecialty attending radiologists, technologists and nurses available at all times.
Empire State Radiology, a subsidiary of Radiology Partners provides Radiology services for the hospital. Dr. Charbel Ishak leads the Department of Radiology as Chairman and Radiation Safety Officer.
The Department of Radiology continues to grow, with several capital improvement projects planned. Additional CT Scanners will be installed to meet the growing imaging demands of the hospital and emergency department. Existing CT Scanners will be replaced with the latest technology featuring an artificial intelligence (AI)-based user guidance system to unveil the entire potential of the scanners.
A new angiography suite is also under construction to allow advanced procedures involving Clot Removal, Embolization, Thrombectomy and other minimally invasive exams for inpatients and outpatients. A comprehensive range of diagnostic imaging, image-guided procedures and tests with a strong focus on safety and quality of care for Women’s Health, Neuro Stroke, Cardiovascular, Sports Musculoskeletal Medicine and Oncology (Cancer) patients is also offered.
BronxCare’s imaging divisions are equipped with the latest technologies and patient comforts. Our continued growth in imaging services is a reflection of the department’s commitment to deliver high quality patient care services to the community and patient population.
At the BronxCare Health and Wellness Center Breast Imaging has expanded services that include digital mammography with 3D tomosynthesis capability, as well as stereotactic breast biopsies, together with breast ultrasound and breast MRI, that will offer the benefit of a comprehensive Women’s Center, where patients can have all their breast imaging care and diagnosis performed in one location.