CHI Memorial Imaging Center And MaryEllen Locher Breast Center Open In Ringgold

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

CHI Memorial Imaging Center and the MaryEllen Locher Breast Center have expanded in to North Georgia with the newest locations now open at CHI Memorial Parkway, 4700 Battlefield Pkwy. in Ringgold.  Take a virtual tour between Aug. 9-31 at memorial.org/parkway for a chance to win an iPad, airPods or a gift card.
 
The Imaging Center – Parkway offers the most advanced imaging and diagnostic tools available in the region.  Available outpatient imaging services include:  

64-slice CT (computed tomography);
 digital radiography (x-rays);
MRI (magnetic resonance imaging); and
 ultrasound.

The CHI Memorial Imaging Center – Parkway is open 7 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Monday – Friday, and 8-11 a.m. on Saturday.  To make an appointment for outpatient imaging, call 423-495-7678 or toll-free at 833-596-0805.  
 
The CHI Memorial Imaging Center has four other locations in Chattanooga, Hixson and Ooltewah in Tennessee and Fort Oglethorpe in Georgia.  Visit memorial.org/imaging for more information about any location or available services. 
 
The MaryEllen Locher Breast Center – Parkway offers the "highest quality, evidence-based approach to the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer." Services available at our Parkway location include:

 bone densitometry;
 breast MRI (magnetic resonance imaging);
 breast ultrasound; and
 mammogaphy - 2D and 3D (tomosynthesis).
 
To schedule a mammogram, call 423-495-4040 or toll-free 866-591-2254.
 
The MaryEllen Locher Breast Center is comprehensive breast center and accredited by the American College of Radiology and the National Consortium of Breast Centers.
 
The MaryEllen Locher Breast Center has locations at CHI Memorial Hospital Chattanooga, CHI Memorial Hospital Hixson, and CHI Memorial Ooltewah Imaging Center in Tennessee, and CHI Memorial Parkway in Georgia.  The Center also has two mobile coaches that travel to more than 20 counties in southeast Tennessee, northwest Georgia, and northeast Alabama.  To schedule a mammogram at any MaryEllen Locher Breast Center location, call 423-495-4040. In addition to normal business hours, weekday extended hours and Saturday appointments are available.



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