Atlanta, GA CT Scan Cost Comparison

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A CT Scan in Atlanta costs $1,333 on average when you take the median of the 101 medical providers who perform CT Scan procedures in Atlanta, GA. The least expensive CT Scan in Atlanta is $220 for a CT Maxillofacial (Sinus) while the most expensive CT Scan list price is $3,400 for a CT Angiography - Foot, Ankle, Leg, Hip. There are 22 different types of CT Scan provided in Atlanta, listed below, and the price for each differs based upon your insurance type. As a healthcare consumer you should understand that prices of medical procedures vary and if you shop from the Atlanta providers below you may be able to save money. Start shopping today and see what you can save!
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Compare CT Scan Providers in Atlanta, GA

Facility City Type
OMI Diagnostics (Marietta) Marietta Diagnostic Testing Facility
Barrow Regional Medical Center Winder Acute Care Hospital
Tanner Medical Center Villa Rica Villa Rica Acute Care Hospital
Genesis Women's Diagnostic Center Atlanta Diagnostic Testing Facility
Lawrenceville Health Imaging Lawrenceville Diagnostic Testing Facility
Northside Hospital - Forsyth Cumming Acute Care Hospital
Medical Imaging at Honey Creek Conyers Diagnostic Testing Facility
MDDC Radiology Services Atlanta Diagnostic Testing Facility
Outpatient Imaging Peachtree City Diagnostic Testing Facility
Henry Medical Center Stockbridge Acute Care Hospital
Georgia Imaging and Vascular Institute Buford Diagnostic Testing Facility
Open MRI and Imaging of DeKalb Decatur Diagnostic Testing Facility
Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Jasper Acute Care Hospital
OMI Diagnostics (Lake Hearn) Atlanta Diagnostic Testing Facility
High Field Open MRI Roswell Diagnostic Testing Facility
Medica Stand-up MRI of Atlanta Atlanta Diagnostic Testing Facility
Radiological and Medical Imagery of Newnan Newnan Diagnostic Testing Facility
Cumming Diagnostic Imaging Cumming Diagnostic Testing Facility
Piedmont Newnan Hospital Newnan Acute Care Hospital
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite Atlanta Childrens Hospital
Diagnostic Imaging of Atlanta Atlanta Diagnostic Testing Facility
Piedmont Fayette Hospital Fayetteville Acute Care Hospital
Griffin Imaging Griffin Diagnostic Testing Facility
Warm Springs Medical Center Warm Springs Critical Access (Rural) Hospital
Bright Horizon Imaging Center Duluth Diagnostic Testing Facility
Georgia Diagnostic Centers Lawrenceville Diagnostic Testing Facility
Wellstar Cobb Hospital Austell Acute Care Hospital
West Cobb Health Imaging Marietta Diagnostic Testing Facility
Pds Imaging Marietta Diagnostic Testing Facility
Gwinnett Medical Center Lawrenceville Acute Care Hospital
PDS Imaging, LLC Marietta Diagnostic Testing Facility
Cartersville Diagnostic Center Cartersville Diagnostic Testing Facility
Montreal Medical Imaging Tucker Diagnostic Testing Facility
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston Atlanta Childrens Hospital
Southern Regional Medical Center Riverdale Acute Care Hospital
Midtown Diagnostic Imaging Atlanta Diagnostic Testing Facility
MRI and Imaging of Georgia - North Fulton Roswell Diagnostic Testing Facility
Wellstar Douglas Hospital Douglasville Acute Care Hospital
North Fulton Regional Hospital Roswell Acute Care Hospital
Fayette Health Imaging Fayetteville Diagnostic Testing Facility
Digital Radiographic Diagnostics Marietta Diagnostic Testing Facility
MRI and Imaging of West Paces Atlanta Diagnostic Testing Facility
Wellstar Kennestone Hospital Marietta Acute Care Hospital
Danwantry Medical and Imaging Services Chamblee Diagnostic Testing Facility
Newton Medical Center Covington Acute Care Hospital
Atlantic Diagnostic Center Canton Diagnostic Testing Facility
Open Woodstock Imaging Center Woodstock Diagnostic Testing Facility
North Atlanta Diagnostic and Cardiovascular Center Atlanta Diagnostic Testing Facility
Open Gwinnett Imaging Center Alpharetta Diagnostic Testing Facility
Medica Forsyth Open MRI and CT Cumming Diagnostic Testing Facility
Open MRI and CT Specialists of Stockbridge Stockbridge Diagnostic Testing Facility
Ammed Medical Imaging Riverdale Diagnostic Testing Facility
Tanner Medical Center Carrollton Carrollton Acute Care Hospital
OMI Diagnostics (Douglasville) Douglasville Diagnostic Testing Facility
Roswell Imaging Center Roswell Diagnostic Testing Facility
Piedmont Hospital Atlanta Acute Care Hospital
Higgins General Hospital Bremen Critical Access (Rural) Hospital
Dekalb Medical Center Decatur Acute Care Hospital
Sylvan Grove Hospital Jackson Critical Access (Rural) Hospital
Emory-adventist Hospital Smyrna Acute Care Hospital
Newnan Health Imaging Newnan Diagnostic Testing Facility
MRI and Imaging of Snellville Snellville Diagnostic Testing Facility
Dunwoody Imaging, LLC Atlanta Diagnostic Testing Facility
Woodstock Diagnostic Imaging Woodstock Diagnostic Testing Facility
South Fulton Medical Center East Point Acute Care Hospital
Lifetest Imaging Center Atlanta Diagnostic Testing Facility
Walton Regional Medical Center Monroe Acute Care Hospital
Georgia West Imaging Carrollton Diagnostic Testing Facility
Reddy Solutions Atlanta Diagnostic Testing Facility
C and S Diagnostics Atlanta Diagnostic Testing Facility
Wellstar Paulding Hospital Dallas Acute Care Hospital
Dekalb Medical Center - Hillandale Campus Lithonia Acute Care Hospital
Wesley Woods Hospital Atlanta Acute Care Hospital
Emory Eastside Medical Center Snellville Acute Care Hospital
MRI and Imaging of Stockbridge Stockbridge Diagnostic Testing Facility
Jasper Memorial Hospital Monticello Critical Access (Rural) Hospital
MRI and Imaging of Johns Creek Duluth Diagnostic Testing Facility
Bright Horizon Imaging Dacula Diagnostic Testing Facility
One West Hills Open MRI Atlanta Diagnostic Testing Facility
Med Cross Imaging, PC (1107 Stockbridge Diagnostic Testing Facility
Imaging Associates of Canton Canton Diagnostic Testing Facility
Georgia Health Imaging Lilburn Diagnostic Testing Facility
Diagnostic Imaging of Buckhead Atlanta Diagnostic Testing Facility
Emory University Hospital Atlanta Acute Care Hospital
Medix Radiology Services Atlanta Diagnostic Testing Facility
Emory Crawford Long Hospital Atlanta Acute Care Hospital
Cartersville Medical Center Cartersville Acute Care Hospital
MDS Imaging Decatur Diagnostic Testing Facility
Northside Hospital Atlanta Acute Care Hospital
Northside Hospital - Cherokee Canton Acute Care Hospital
Saint Joseph's Hospital of Atlanta Atlanta Acute Care Hospital
Grady Memorial Hospital Atlanta Acute Care Hospital
OMI Diagnostics (Alpharetta) Alpharetta Diagnostic Testing Facility
Bio-molecular Imaging and Therapy. East Point Diagnostic Testing Facility
Atlanta Medical Center Atlanta Acute Care Hospital
Rockdale Medical Center Conyers Acute Care Hospital
Radiology Group Duluth Diagnostic Testing Facility
Decatur Health Imaging Decatur Diagnostic Testing Facility
Spalding Regional Medical Center Griffin Acute Care Hospital
Open MRI and Imaging of Conyers Conyers Diagnostic Testing Facility
Lawrenceville Open MRI Lawrenceville Diagnostic Testing Facility

CT Scan Introduction

CT scans (CAT Scan) use special x-ray equipment to produce multiple pictures of the inside of the body. Software joins the pictures together in cross-sectional views for detailed examination. CT scans can be used to view internal organs, bone, soft tissue and blood vessels. These scans provide greater clarity than conventional x-ray exams. Often a special dye, called contrast, may be ingested to further enhance the scan images and the various structural relationships of the areas of interest. so that specific areas inside the body are highlighted. CT scans are often used to defining the structural relationships of the spin, the spinal cord, and its nerves. CT scans are also used in the chest to identify tumors, cysts, or infections that may be suspected on a chest x-ray. CT scans of the abdomen are extremely helpful in defining body organ anatomy, including visualizing the liver, gallbladder, pancreas, spleen, aorta, kidneys, uterus, and ovaries. CT scans in this area are used to verify the presence or absence of tumor, infection, abnormal anatomy, or changes of the body from trauma.

CT Scan Patient Preparation

Most facilities recommend that you limit eating and drinking prior to your CT scan. Try to reduce the amount of caffeine or sugar you consumer the day prior to your CT scan. Do not take liquid pills the morning of your exam. Other medications may be taken with water. Bring a list of all your medications with you for review by the facility. Wear loose and comfortable clothing, although depending upon the test some patients may be asked to change into a hospital gown for the examination. Do not take liquid pills the morning of your exam. Other medications may be taken with water. Bring a list of all your medications with you for review by the facility.

What to expect during and after a CAT Scan

The overall preparation and CT scan testing visit will take approximately 2 hours. Wear comfortable cloths. You may be required to change into a gown. Once you arrive at the CT scan facility you may receive a contrast agent (a liquid that enhances imaging of certain organs or blood vessels). Depending upon the type of CT scan the contrast agent may be administered orally, intravenously, or as an enema. The contrast agent will take about 45 minutes to properly distribute throughout your body. At the time of the procedure you will be asked to remove any clothing, jewelry, or other objects that might interfere with the procedure which include dentures, eyeglasses, metal zippers and buttons. Upon entering the testing room you will be asked to lay down on the scanner bed. It is important that you lay still during the scan. If it is painful to lay flat and still on your back make sure you bring some form of pain medication. Make sure you tell the doctor or technician that you plan to take pain medication prior to having the test performed.

Once the procedure is complete, you will be asked to wait until the technologist determines that the images are of high enough quality for the radiologist to read. Your CT scan will be interpreted by a trained radiologist and results are typically sent to the referring physician within 24-48 hours.

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