East San Diego's First Digital Mammography and MRI Center

- what you need to know!

Grossmont Imaging, a partnership of X-Ray Medical Group and Sharp Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa, California is proud to be East San Diego's first digital mammography and MRI center - providing diagnostic and interventional radiology services since 1956. Founded by Dr. Gladden Elliott and Dr. John Flaniken,  X-Ray Medical Group has grown to a sixteen-member group and has developed into the premier diagnostic radiology group in East San Diego.

Grossmont Imaging is dedicated to providing the highest quality imaging services available by utilizing state-of-the-art equipment with advanced up-to-date techniques.

The Benefits of Advanced Technology for Digital Mammography and Breast Tomosynthesis

Grossmont Imaging is proud to be East San Diego’s premiere Mammography and Breast Imaging Center leading the fight against breast cancer with the most advanced Digital Mammography equipment available. Grossmont Imaging has the latest digital technology, including state of the art breast tomography, which is utilized for both screening and diagnostic mammography. This new technology allows our radiologists to detect and further analyze suspicious findings with enhanced visibility.  Our radiologists are all specifically trained in breast imaging and are on site to answer any questions or concerns about your exam.  Our radiologists are leaders in the medical community participating in ongoing research, serving as officers in the San Diego Radiological Society, and serving as chief of staff at Grossmont Hospital.  We are deeply committed to providing care to all patients in the East County and have been for over 60 years!

When it comes time for your annual mammogram, ask your doctor to refer you to Grossmont Imaging.  As a comprehensive breast center we offer digital images that are clearer, more precise, and available instantly.  We also provide state of the art breast biopsy equipment, and perform on site stereotactic biopsies for fast and accurate diagnosis.

  • Shorter exam times
  • Faster results
  • More accurate outcomes
  • Decreased radiation
  • On-site physicians to review your concerns
  • On-site translators for Spanish and Aramaic speaking patients
  • On-site stereotactic biopsy, breast ultrasound, and MRI guided breast biopsy

The Benefits of Advanced Technology and Experienced Radiologists when it comes to General MRI

Grossmont Imaging is also dedicated to your general health and provides the latest technological advancements in General MRI. We provide specialty trained professional service in MRI and Open MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) at our locations throughout east county. MRI uses a strong magnetic field rather than X-Rays to provide remarkably clear and detailed pictures of internal organs and tissues.  An Open air MRI is utilized for patients who experience claustrophobia.  MRI is state-of-the-art for imaging the brain and related vessels as well as disorders of the eyes, inner ears, spine, and joints. It requires specialized equipment and expertise and allows evaluation of some body structures that may not be as visible with other imaging methods.

MRI is the most sensitive exam for brain tumors, strokes and certain chronic disorders of the nervous system such as multiple sclerosis. In addition, it is a useful means of documenting brain abnormalities in patients with dementia and it is commonly used for patients with disease of the pituitary gland. MRI can detect tiny areas of tissue abnormality in patients with disease in many parts of the body.

If you are in need of a highly trained radiologist in the East San Diego area of La Mesa California, Grossmont Imaging is accepting new patients. To contact Grossmont Imaging, please call the phone number listed below. For more office locations, please select our locations for a full list of our offices. Click here to learn more about our practice and our radiologists.

How to Find and Schedule Digital Mammography and General MRI Studies in San Diego, CA.

Grossmont Imaging & Breast Center

8881 Fletcher Parkway, Suite 102
La Mesa, California 91942

(619) 461-1830

More Locations

ACR Mammography
ACR Stereotactic Breast Biopsy
ACR Ultrasound
ACR American College of Radiology
ACR Breast MRI
ACR Breast Ultrasound

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