Wake Forest Baptist Imaging, 265 Executive Park Boulevard
Wake Forest Baptist Imaging, our new outpatient imaging center, combines world-class diagnostic imaging with a warm, comfortable patient experience you won’t find anywhere else. The moment you walk into our beautiful facility, you will know you are in a place of caring. From the first smile that greets you to the highly trained and caring staff, you will know that we are dedicated to your comfort.
- Quality Service
- Convenient Scheduling
- Free, Easy-Access Parking
- Prompt Interpretations by Subspecialty Radiologists
- Caring and Attentive Staff
- Patient Satisfaction Score of 100%
- Advanced Imaging Technology
- Full Service Outpatient Imaging – MRI, CT, US, X-Ray, Mammo & DEXA
- Same Day Appointments
Hospital Clinical Radiology, First Floor, Reynolds Tower
More than 350,000 diagnostic procedures are performed each year by personnel of the Department of Radiology. The Department of Radiology occupies 92,697 square feet of clinical space at the Wake Forest University/Baptist Medical Center.
Divided into subspecialty areas for maximum efficiency and quality, the department's general radiology facilities and equipment include:
- five remote-control fluoroscopes for uroradiology and gastrointestinal examinations
- five special procedures rooms for neuroradiology, visceral arteriography, digital subtraction angiography, ultrasound, and interventional
- two digital chest units
- a radiography and fluoroscopy room for myelography
- several general radiography rooms, mobile units, and mobile fluoroscopes
- 1.5T scaner dedicated to cardiovascular and inpatient imaging for cardiovascular work
- four multislice CT scanners, including two with 64-slice configurations and one for interventional procedures equipped with CT fluoroscopy
Emergency Department, Sub-Basement, Ardmore Tower
- three general radiography rooms; one with skull unit
- one 64 slice multidetector CT scanner and one ultrasound unit
Outpatient Imaging Center, Fourth Floor, Comprehensive Cancer Center
· four multidetector CT scanners
· three ultrasound units
· full breast imaging capability, including two film-screen mammography units and two full-field digital mammography units; a stereotactic mammography table for needle biopsy of the breast; 2 dedicated breast ultrasound units, one of which is used for interventional procedures; and a breast MRI coil with biopsy capability
· one x-ray bone densitometry unit
· one radiology and fluoroscopy room
· one digital chest unit, three digital radiographic units
Pediatric Radiology, Seventh Floor, Brenner Children’s Hospital
· two pediatric units with low-dose fluoroscopy
· one multi-purpose plain film room
· two ultrasound units
Ultrasound Service, First Floor, Reynolds Tower and
Fourth Floor, Comprehensive Cancer Center
The ultrasound service of radiology is equipped with seven state-of-the-art high resolution real-time units. All are capable of performing both imaging and spectral, color, and amplitude doppler flow studies. All images are digital, and the section operates in filmless mode. The section also is a major division of the Center for Medical Ultrasound, a nationally recognized ultrasound teaching facility with ongoing programs throughout the year.
Nuclear Medicine, Main Floor, Reynolds Tower
PET Center, Ground Floor, MRI Building
The Nuclear Medicine Section has eight gamma cameras, including whole body, dual and triple-headed SPECT units; an integrated medical computer system; and an in-house radiopharmacy. The PET Center, includes a cyclotron, research PET scanner, a research positron emission mammography (PEM) device, and a clinical PET/CT scanner.
MRI Center, First Floor, MRI Building
The Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Center operates six state of-the-art high-field clinical magnetic resonance imaging units, one of which is cardiac optimized, three of which have parallel imaging, and one which operates at 3T. There is an additional unit dedicated to research. There is also a clinical 3T magnetic resonance imaging unit and PET/CT scanner in the Department of Radiation Oncology and a small animal unit in the Nutrition Center.
Center for Biomolecular Imaging
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Departmental operations are managed by an automated radiology information system (RIS) with functions that include scheduling, patient and film folder tracking, transcription, electronic report approval, and teaching codes. The RIS is connected to the hospital information system (HIS), which offers order entry and reporting capabilities.
A department-wide office automation system (GAS) supports users with central access to functions such as electronic mail, word processing, databases, spreadsheets, and connectivity into other computing systems.
The department is filmless with AGFA picture archiving and communication system (PACS). Stentor systems communicate the images to the extended network.
A TeraRecon system allows physicians to perform color-rendered multiplanar and 3-dimensional reformations of image data in real-time at home, in the office, or at any clinical workstation. Multiple advanced image processing workstations for functional MRI, perfusion measurements, cardiac scoring, and virtual endoscopy are also located at multiple locations throughout the department.