Richmond, Va. (Jun 23rd, 2016 ) – HCA Virginia’s Henrico Doctors’ Hospital has been re-designated a Breast imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR).

By awarding facilities the status of a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, the ACR recognizes breast imaging centers that have earned accreditation in mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy, and breast ultrasound (including ultrasound-guided breast biopsy). With over 16,700 mammography procedures completed in 2015, the Breast Center at Henrico Doctors’ Hospital has maintained this accreditation and level of excellence for the past eight years.

“We are very proud to have maintained the status as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence,” said Dr. Melanie DeHart, Chief of Breast Imaging, Henrico Doctors’ Hospitals Radiology Associates of Richmond, Inc. “This designation reaffirms our team’s ongoing commitment to our community as we provide a multidisciplinary approach to complete breast care for all of our patients. Our breast diagnostic imaging centers offer digital mammography, including 3D mammography, ultrasound and breast MRI. With a highly experienced, board certified team of providers; we are here to continue to give you the quality care you deserve.”

Peer-review evaluations, conducted in each breast imaging modality by board-certified physicians and medical physicists who are experts in the field, have determined that this facility has achieved high practice standards in image quality, personnel qualifications, facility equipment, quality control procedures and quality assurance programs.

The ACR is a national professional organization serving more than 36,000 diagnostic/interventional radiologists, radiation oncologists, nuclear medicine physicians, and medical physicists with programs focusing on the practice of medical imaging and radiation oncology and the delivery of comprehensive health care services.

Henrico Doctors’ Hospital is a 340-bed community hospital offering a full range of healthcare services, specifically specializing in heart and stroke care, women’s health, orthopedics, and groundbreaking diagnostic imaging. Henrico Doctors’ is also a trendsetter in kidney transplants through the Virginia Transplant Center and as part of the Virginia Institute of Robotic Surgery; Henrico Doctors’ leads the state in minimally-invasive procedures with da Vinci robotic-assisted surgeries.

About HCA Virginia... As the commonwealth’s most comprehensive provider network, HCA Virginia Health System operates 13 hospitals and 30 outpatient centers and is affiliated with 3,000 physicians. It is one of Virginia’s largest employers, provides $365 million in uncompensated care and pays $72 million in state and local taxes each year. HCA Virginia includes 6 imaging centers, 6 outpatient surgery centers, three freestanding emergency rooms, and 7 hospitals – Chippenham, Henrico Doctors’, John Randolph, Johnston-Willis, Parham Doctors’, Retreat Doctors’ and Spotsylvania Regional.