Frequently Asked Questions


Where are you located?
Do I need a referral from my doctor?
If I have a referral for a study or procedure, how do I schedule?
Is it possible to speak directly to the radiologist interpreting my study or performing my procedure prior and/or after my appointment?
How do I obtain copies of my films or a radiology report?


ANSWERS TO FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Where are you located?

We are located on the corner of College and Eighth Street.

Our Address is:

3405 College Street

Beaumont, Texas 77701

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Do I need a referral from my doctor?

For most diagnostic and image-guided therapeutic procedures, you need a referral from your doctor prior to scheduling the procedure. There are, however, some exceptions to this rule including certain screening tests and image-guided treatment modalities. Whether or not you need a referral also depends on your insurance company. In general, an HMO policy almost always requires a referral from a primary care physician. With a PPO, there are some diagnostic studies and image-guided treatments that can be scheduled without a referral. For additional information please contact us at (409) 832-2211.

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If I have a referral for a study or procedure, how do I schedule?

Please call us at (409) 832-2211 and we will be happy to assist you in scheduling the study or procedure which your doctor has requested.

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Is it possible to speak directly to the radiologist interpreting my study or performing my procedure prior and/or after my appointment?

Absolutely! We are always more than happy to discuss any planned diagnostic imaging or therapeutic procedure with a patient prior to the appointment. For more complex invasive procedures, we often require a pre-treatment consultation and evaluation. If you would like to speak with the interpreting radiologist after your study, please make this request to the radiology technologist once your examination is complete.

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How do I obtain copies of my films or a radiology report?

To obtain copies of any study or report for a study performed within The ODC please contact us by calling (409) 832-2211. You can submit this request either in person or by telephone. You may choose to pick your study up in person or have it sent directly to a physician’s office. Federal Law requires that you sign a release of information form and provide identification prior to picking up your films or having them sent to a physician’s office. If someone is picking up your films or a report for you, they will be required to provide a signed letter of permission stating that they have your permission to pick them up on your behalf. They will also be required to show identification and produce a copy of your identification. These measures are intended to insure the privacy of your health information. If you have further questions, please contact the radiology file room directly.

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