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Imaging Services

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Palmetto Health Baptist Imaging
Taylor at Marion Street
Columbia, SC 29220

Imaging is available for patients of all ages.

If you have any questions or concerns you may call 803-296-5060.

To schedule exams call 803-296-8888 between 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. 

All patients may report to Patient Registration on the 3rd floor (Sumter Street Crosswalk).


Computed Tomography (CT)
Hours: Monday–Sunday, 24 hours a day

Services:

  • Imaging available for patients of all ages
  • Routine scans with and without IV contrast
  • CT Guided Biopsies, Drains or Tube Placements, Joint Injections and Nerve Blocks
  • CT Angiography

Diagnostic Radiology
Hours: Monday–Sunday, 24 hours a day

Services:

  • Digital Diagnostic X-Ray (walk-ins)
  • Digital Portable X-Ray (to service all patient care units) 
  • Digital Fluoroscopy

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Hours: Monday–Friday, 6 a.m.-11 p.m.; Saturday, 7 a.m.–7 p.m. On call Sundays and non-staffed hours.

Services:  

  • Routine scans with and without IV contrast
  • MR Gynecological scans
  • MR Brain / Neurological scans
  • MR Joints (with or without Arthrogram)
  • MR Extremities
  • MR Abdominal scans
  • MR Angiography
  • MR Breast

Nuclear Medicine
Hours: Monday–Friday, 6:30 a.m.–5 p.m. On call evenings, nights and weekends.

Services:

• Routine Scans:

   Endocrine Skeletal
   GU GI
   Pulmonary CNS
   Tumor Infection
• Cardiac Stress Tests
• Therapy: Endocrine/Oncology


PET CT
Hours: Monday–Friday, 7 a.m.–5 p.m.


Services:

  • Cardiac
  • Oncology
  • Neurology
  • Routine CT scans with and without contrast

Special Procedures
Hours: Monday–Friday, 7:30 a.m.–5 p.m.

Services:

  • Venous access devices
  • Arteriograms
  • Venograms
  • GU Exams
  • GI Exams
  • Pediatric
  • Drainages
  • Interventional procedures
  • Vertebral/Kyphoplasty

Ultrasound
Hours: Monday-Sunday, 24 hours a day

Services: 

  • Abdominal scans
  • Obstetrical scans
  • Gynecological scans
  • Guided biopsies and drains
  • Extremities
  • Small parts (thyroid, testicular)

 


Palmetto Health Baptist Parkridge Imaging 
400 Palmetto Health Parkway, 1st floor
Columbia, SC 29212

Imaging is available for patients of all ages. If you have any questions or concerns you may call 803-907-1600. All patients may report directly to the hospital Care Guide portal at the main entrance.

To schedule exams call 803-296-8888 between 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Computed Tomography (CT)
Hours: Monday–Sunday, 24 hours a day.
 
Services:

  • CT Trauma
  • Routine scans with and without IV contrast
  • CT Guided Biopsies, Drains or Tube Placements, Joint Injections and Nerve Blocks
  • CT Angiography

Diagnostic Radiology
Hours: Monday–Sunday, 24 hours a day.

Services:

  • Digital Diagnostic X-Ray (walk-ins)
  • Digital Portable X-Ray (to service all patient care units) 
  • Digital Fluoroscopy

Echocardiology
Hours: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.  
On call weeknights and weekends
 
Services:

  • Transthoracic Heart scans
  • Transesophageal Heart scans
  • Cardiac Stress scans

Electrocardiography (EKG)
Hours: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Services: 

  • 24 and 48 hour Holter Monitor Placement
  • Routine EKG scans

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Hours: Monday–Sunday, 7 a.m.–7 p.m.

Services:

  • Routine scans with and without IV contrast
  • MR Gynecological scans
  • MR Brain / Neurological scans
  • MR Joints (with or without Arthrogram)
  • MR Extremities
  • MR Abdominal scans
  • MR Angiography

Mammography
Hours: Monday–Friday, 7 a.m.–5 p.m.  
 
Services: 

  • Digital Mammography (Screening only)
  • Needle Localizations
  • Bone Densitometry

Nuclear Medicine
Hours: Monday–Friday, 7 a.m.–5 p.m.  
On call weeknights and weekends

Services:

  • Routine scans
  • Cardiac Stress tests

Special Procedures
Hours: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.  

Services: 

  • Venous access devices
  • Arteriograms
  • Venograms
  • GU Exams
  • GI ExamsDrainages
  • Interventional procedures

Ultrasound
Hours: Monday–Friday, 7 a.m.–5 p.m. On call weeknights and weekends.

 Services: 

  • Abdominal scans
  • Obstetrical scans
  • Gynecological scans
  • Guided biopsies and drains
  • Extremities
  • Small parts (thyroid, testicular)
  • Musculoskeletal

Vascular Ultrasound
Hours: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. On call weeknights and weekends

Services:

  • Arterial scans
  • Venous scans
  • Peripheral Vascular Resistance scans


Richland Hospital Imaging
5 Richland Medical Park Drive – 2nd Floor
Columbia, SC 29203

Imaging available for patients of all ages.

If you have any questions or concerns you may call 803-434-2600.

To schedule exams call 803-296-8888 between 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Adult patients may report directly to the department on the 2nd floor. Pediatric patients please report to the 2nd floor of Children’s Hospital (7 Richland Medical Park Drive, Columbia, SC 29203)

Computed Tomography (CT)
Hours: Monday–Sunday, 24 hours a day 

Services:

  • CT Trauma
  • Routine scans with and without IV contrast
  • CT Guided Biopsies, Drains or Tube Placements, Joint Injections and Nerve Blocks
  • CT Angiography

Diagnostic Radiology
Hours: Monday–Sunday, 24 hours a day.   
 
Services:

  • Digital Diagnostic X-Ray (walk-ins)
  • Digital Portable X-Ray (to service all patient care units) 
  • Digital Fluoroscopy

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Hours: Monday–Sunday, 24 hours a day.  

Services:

  • Routine scans with and without IV contrast
  • MR Gynecological scans
  • MR Brain / Neurological scans
  • MR Joints (with or without Arthrogram)
  • MR Extremities
  • MR Abdominal scansMR Angiography

Nuclear Medicine
Hours: Monday–Friday, 6:30 a.m.–5 p.m. On call weeknights and weekends.

Adult patients may report to registration on the 1st floor main entrance (5 Richland Medical Park Drive, Columbia, SC 29203). Pediatric patients please report to the 2nd floor of the Children’s Hospital (7 Richland Medical Park Drive, Columbia, SC 29203).

Services: 

• Routine Scans:

   Endocrine Skeletal
   GU GI
   Pulmonary CNS
   Tumor Imaging Infection Imaging
• Cardiac Stress Tests
• Therapy: Endocrine/Oncology

Special Procedures
Hours: Monday–Friday, 7:30 a.m.–5 p.m. On call weeknights and weekends.
 
Services:

  • Venous access devices
  • Arteriograms
  • Venograms
  • GU Exams
  • GI Exams
  • Pediatric
  • Drainages
  • Interventional procedures
  • Vertebral/KyphoplastyNeuro-interventional

Ultrasound
Hours: Monday–Friday, 7 a.m.–6 p.m. On call weeknights and weekends.

Adult patients may report directly to the department on the 2nd floor. Pediatric patients please report to the 2nd floor of the Children’s Hospital (7 Richland Medical Park Drive, Columbia, SC 29203).

Services:

  • Abdominal scans
  • Obstetrical scans
  • Gynecological scans
  • Guided biopsies and drains
  • Extremities
  • Small parts (thyroid, testicular)

Outpatient Imaging

To schedule exams call 803-296-8888 between 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Breast Center (Baptist campus)
1501 Sumter Street
Columbia, SC 29220

Hours: Monday–Friday, 7 a.m.–5 p.m.

Patients may report directly to the department on the ground floor. If you have any questions or concerns you may call (803) 296-5072.

Services:

  • Digital Mammography
  • Breast Ultrasound
  • Needle Localizations  
  • US Guided Biopsies 
  • Stereotactic Biopsies 
  • Drain Placement
  • Galactograms
  • Bone Densitometry

Breast Center (Richland campus)
1 Richland Medical Park Drive
Suite 120
Columbia, SC 29203

Hours: Monday–Friday, 7 a.m.–5 p.m.

Patients may report directly to the department on the 1st floor. If you have any questions or concerns you may call 803-434-4472.

Services: 

  • Digital Mammography
  • Breast Ultrasound
  • Needle Localizations  
  • US Guided Biopsies 
  • Stereotactic Biopsies 
  • Drain Placement
  • Galactograms
  • Bone Density

Parkridge Imaging Center
100 Palmetto Health Parkway – Ground Floor
Suite G-102
Columbia, SC 29212

Hours: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.  

Imaging is available for patients of all ages. Patients may report directly to the department on the ground floor. If you have any questions or concerns you may call (803) 434-8788.

Services: 

  • Digital X-Ray (walk-in)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Open MRI)
  • Laboratory Draw Station


Imaging Center (Richland campus)
3 Richland Medical Park Drive
Suite 440
Columbia, SC 29203

Hours: Monday–Friday, 7:30 a.m.–5 p.m. 

Imaging is available for patients of all ages. Patients may report directly to the departyment on the 4th floor. If you have any questions or concerns you may call 803-434-4450. 

Services: 

  • CT Scan
  • Ultrasound
  • Fluoroscopy
  • X-ray (walk-ins)

1 Medical Park MRI (Richland campus)
1 Richland Medical Park Drive
Suite 110
Columbia, SC 29203

Hours: Monday–Friday, 7 a.m.–8 p.m. Saturday, 7:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Imaging is available for patients of all ages. Patients may report directly to the department on the 1st floor. If you have questions or concerns you may call 803-434-7878.  

Services:

  • Routine scans with and without IV contrast
  • MR Gynecological scans
  • MR Brain / Neurological scans
  • MR Joints (with or without Arthrogram)
  • MR Extremities
  • MR Abdominal scans
  • MR Angiography
  • MR Breast

14 Medical Park X-Ray (Richland campus)
14 Richland Medical Park Drive
Suite 330
Columbia, SC 29203

Hours: Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.  
 
Imaging is available for patients of all ages. Patients may report directly to the department on the 3rd floor. If you have any questions or concerns you may call 803-434-4605.

Services:

  • X-ray (walk-ins)

Northeast Diagnostics
115 Blarney Drive
Suite 206
Columbia, SC 29223

Hours: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. 

Imaging is available for patients of all ages. Patients may report directly to the department on the 2nd floor. If you have any questions or concerns you may call 803-699-7601.

Services:

  • Digital Mammography (screening only)
  • Bone Density exams 
  • X-ray (walk-ins)

Markowitz & Associates
103 Saluda Ridge Court
West Columbia, SC 29169

Hours: Monday–Thursday, 7 a.m.–4 p.m. (closed for lunch 1-2 p.m.) Friday, 7 a.m.–12 p.m.

Imaging is available for patients of all ages. Patients may report directly to the office. If you have questions or concerns, you may call 803-794-3461.  

Services:

  • Bone Density exams 
  • X-ray (walk-ins)

 

Palmetto Health imaging departments are served by Pitts Radiology. There is a radiologist on-site every day, including 24 hours/7 days per week on call coverage. They offer several specialties including pediatrics, interventional, musculoskeletal, neurologic, and women’s imaging.


Professional Coverage

Release of Radiology Images and Reports

  •  A signed authorization from the patient or guardian is required prior to the release of any image or report to the patient, physicians not directly involved in the patients care or follow up care, other institutions, attorneys and/or any other parties.
  • Images and/or reports may be released in response to request from a physician directly involved in the care of the patient.
  • A copy of the images and/or report may be released to the patient’s attorney upon completion of a patient’s authorization form.  Attorneys requesting copies will be charged a fee for each copy.
  • The patient authorization must be signed by the patient, someone with Power of Attorney, or legal guardian.
  • If the patient is under the age of 18, the parent or legal guardian must sign the authorization form.
  • Medical information of a deceased patient may be released to the Personal Representative upon presentation of an appointment of Personal Representation Form approved by court.
  • Individuals signing for the release of a patient’s record accept responsibility to Palmetto Health for the security of the record.

Picking Up Radiology Images and Reports
Please call one of our Health Information Management locations listed below to request copies of images and/or reports. 

  • Baptist – 803-296-5060
  • Baptist Parkridge – 803-907-1500
  • Richland – 803-434-6765