Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Announces Opening of Radiology Facility at Town Center Location

New facility will provide the children of Cobb and surrounding counties access to the nation's largest pediatric radiology program

ATLANTA (Nov. 14, 2013) –Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is pleased to announce the grand opening of a pediatric radiology center at its Children's at Town Center location. This 9,330 square foot radiology facility offers state-of-the-art equipment featuring low-radiation dose CT, digital X-ray, 3T MRI, ultrasound, fluoroscopy, a laboratory draw station and procedural sedation to the children of Cobb and surrounding counties.

Families in Cobb will now have the backing of the largest pediatric radiology program in the country. More than 20 pediatric radiologists representing all pediatric radiology subspecialties will be available to care for newborns to teenagers, whether a child needs an X-ray for a fracture or a MRI scan to diagnose a more serious condition. As the largest pediatric radiology program in the nation, Children's pediatric radiologists interpret exams on children more than 240,000 times a year and pediatric sedation physicians have safely administered sedation in an outpatient setting since 2007.

The new facility will be open to patients Monday, Nov. 18 with extended weekday hours, as well as Saturday hours. Children's at Town Center also currently provides urgent care, sports medicine and specialty care services.

For more information:
Laura McGee
Public Relations Coordinator 

About Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, a not-for-profit organization, is committed to enhancing the lives of children through excellence in patient care, research and education. Managing more than half a million patient visits annually at three hospitals and 20 neighborhood locations, Children’s is one of the largest clinical care providers for children in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 30 pediatric specialties and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals by Parents magazine and U.S.News & World Report. With generous philanthropic and volunteer support, Children’s has made an impact in the lives of children in Georgia, the United States and throughout the world.

Tags: General News, Radiology
Published: Thursday, November 14, 2013