New CHRISTUS South Lake Charles Facility holds grand opening celebration

CHRISTUS South Lake Charles, the latest addition to the CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital family, had its grand opening, and ribbon cutting on Thursday, March 26. CHRISTUS South Lake Charles is a combination of CHRISTUS Women's Health Center, Prepare Center for pre-surgery services, and Southwest Louisiana Imaging, and is open for business at 1601 Country Club Road.

This new state-of-the-art facility provides the latest in technology, women's services and comprehensive diagnostic imaging services.  In many cases, patients will receive immediate consultations and same-day testing results.

The Women's Health Center services include: digital mammography, bone density services, ultrasound, breast MRI, on-site consultation and more.  Call 430-4444 for appointments or more information

The Prepare Center on Country Club Road offers patients the same excellent pre-surgery care as the Prepare Center in St. Patrick Hospital, including preadmission visits, lab testing, diagnostic X-ray, EKG and preparation help for surgery. The Prepare Center also has a radiologist on-site.  No appointments needed.  For more information call 480-4811.

Southwest Louisiana Imaging offers advanced MRI and CT Imaging technology, including a new MAGNETOM® Verio Large Bore 3T MRI scanner from Siemens Medical Solutions. The MAGNETOM Verio 3T, the only one of its kind in the area, offers excellent image quality, superb diagnostic capabilities, and exceptional patient comfort with a large, patient-friendly 70cm opening.  Call 439-7778 for more information.