Diagnostic Laboratory

When you choose Suntree Internal Medicine for your healthcare needs, you’re not only choosing knowledgeable caring staff, you’re choosing convenience and peace of mind too! What sets our state-of-the-art office apart from the countless other doctors throughout Melbourne/Suntree is that we perform a wide variety of labs and imaging tests right in our building. So, there’s no need to go anywhere else! If your physician requests further testing, such as an MRI, mammogram, ultrasound, EKGs, or CT scan, you will be able to have these performed on site or next door. Our cutting-edge medical facility allows us to provide our numerous patients with comprehensive diagnostic labs directly at our location. We are proud to possess the ability to accommodate just about any lab needs. Our laboratory work and procedures are performed quickly by medical professionals in order to deliver accurate, timely and dependable test results. With this innovative technology available directly on site, at one convenient location, our physicians are able to prevent, diagnose, and treat illness and disease much quicker and more effectively.

Diagnostic Testing Done On-Site or Next Door

-MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) - An MRI is a non-invasive diagnostic test that has the ability to take very detailed images of the soft tissues throughout the body, it can be used to monitor various treatments or help diagnose a variety of conditions that effect the abdomen, chest, pelvis and more.

-Ultrasound (Sonography) - Another imaging method that is used to produce images of soft tissue structures within your body. Particularly useful for issues pertaining to the liver, kidneys, gallbladder, bladder, pancreas and other organs depending on the health issue.

-CT Scan (Computerized Tomography) – CT scans provide much more detailed information than other imaging methods such as regular X-ray machines. A CT scan will combine a series of X-Ray images that are taken from various angles all around the body and then uses computer processing to construct cross-sectional images or slices of the blood vessels, bones, and soft tissue inside the body.

-EKG (Electrocardiogram) - The purpose on an EKG is to record the changing pattern of the hearts electrical activity to determine and diagnose various conditions that affect the heart. The hearts electrical signals are recorded by having electrodes placed on your heart.

-Mammogram - A mammogram takes an X-ray picture of your breast, its used to detect early signs of breast cancer. Breast cancer may be detected up to three years before it is actually felt by hand examination.

-Nuclear Stress Test - A test that uses radioactive dye and an imaging machine to create pictures showing the blood flow to your heart. The test measures blood flow while you are at rest and are exerting yourself, showing areas with poor blood flow or damage in your heart.

Reach out to our friendly and knowledgeable staff today if you have any questions regarding any imaging tests you had at our office or to schedule an appointment. We look forward to taking care of your healthcare needs.