Imaging Services

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Current Mammography Services

To better serve our patients, Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital is upgrading our mammography to the 3D Tomosynthesis. Our current mammogram services will be temporarily unavailable through December 8.

Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital is able to accommodate your diagnostic mammograms during this time. You can contact them at 805-681-6459.

We apologize for the temporary inconvenience and look forward to providing innovative, patient-centered care with this upgrade.

At the new Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital, you can receive advanced imaging services close to home. New technology has helped us speed up some of our procedures. All images we take are digital. That means it’s faster for us to share those images with your doctors.

Quality You Can Count On

Our Diagnostic Imaging Department is accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR) for CT and mammography. SYVCH’s imaging specialists are ACR board certified and you can count on us for quality images and personal care.

If your doctor suggests an imaging procedure, stay local with Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital, which also has easy parking and access. Our hospital offers a wide range of imaging services.

Services Include:

  • MRI
  • Ultrasound, including vascular and obstetric (OB) studies -  New SonoSite Ultrasound machine is an entirely new approach to clinical ultrasound as it is an all-in-one standup kiosk featuring imaging and educational resources.
  • Mammograms
  • Computed tomography (CT)
  • X-rays
  • Digital mammograms (breast X-rays)
  • DXA bone density tests
  • Fluoroscopy (TV-like X-rays)
  • Special procedures, such as pain management injections

Digital Mammography

Mammogram Breast Cancer

Schedule an Appointment

To schedule an appointment with our Diagnostic Imaging Department, please call
805-686-3967. Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

When it’s time for your mammogram – choose the experienced imaging staff at Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital. Remember – Your Mammogram – Your Choice! 

Imaging Services:

  • Easy scheduling and flexible Monday - Friday hours
  • Provides comprehensive visibility and clear images
  • Board certified technologists with an average of 17 years of clinical experience
  • Improved Visualization for dense breasts

The Selenia Digital Mammography System

The Selenia Digital Mammography system from Hologic is now the standard for screening breast cancer and provides many benefits including the following:

  • Revolutionary imaging technology that provides comprehensive visibility and incredibly clear images to enable the early detection of breast cancer and other conditions.
  • Images that are immediately available for diagnosis. there is no film, so nothing has to be developed.
  • Although the procedure is similar to traditional film mammography, digital imaging is less time-consuming and there is less exposure to radiation.
  • Improved visualization of breast tissue for women with dense breasts and younger women undergoing hormone replacement therapy.
  • The radiologist has an advanced ability to manipulate the image and to enhance or magnify calcifications in order to analyze difficult-to-see tumors more effectively.

What’s Your Breast Cancer Risk?

Breast Cancer - Health Risk Assessment

One out of every eight women born today will be diagnosed with breast cancer sometime in her life. In just a few minutes, you can find out your risk of breast cancer.

Find Out Your Risk in Minutes

Make a Difference

Follow this link for information on how to donate to the Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital Foundation, or call 805-686-3972.