Schedule A Mammogram

In the United States, a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer every three minutes. Eighty percent of these women do not have any of the reported risk factors, other than being female and aging. The key to surviving breast cancer is early diagnosis. Regular screening mammograms, breast self-exams and yearly breast exams by your physician can help.


Schedule a Screening Mammogram Online

To schedule a mammogram online, please complete the required Screening Self-Assessment.

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For assistance with scheduling a diagnostic mammogram that has been ordered by your provider, please call the appropriate number listed below:
Atlanta - 470-271-1625 (Atlanta, Brookhaven, Piedmont West, Henry, Newnan, Fayette and Mountainside).
Athens - 706-475-1000 (Oconee, Athens, Royston, Walton and Rockdale).
Columbus - 706-571-1234

Why Have a Mammogram?

A mammogram is the first line of defense against breast cancer, and it remains the most reliable diagnostic tool for doctors. The American Cancer Society recommends a baseline mammogram between the ages of 40-45.

Why Choose Piedmont

Choosing the right medical partner to help you maintain breast health is important. At Piedmont, our physicians, nurses, and technologists are sensitive to each patient's individual needs and have access to the latest technologies to quickly screen and diagnose our patients.

Our team delivers more than expertise - we take the time to make sure every patient is educated, informed, and above all, comfortable. If you do have a diagnosis that requires treatment, a breast cancer nurse navigator will be with you each step of the way.

Types of Mammograms

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2D Screening Mammogram

In 2D mammography, two X-ray images are taken, one from the top, and a second from the side. The affordable Care Act mandates that all insurance plans cover screening mammograms without cost.

3D Screening Mammogram

Three-dimensional (3D) mammography, also known as digital breast tomosynthesis, is the latest mammogram technology being used for breast cancer screening. Tomosynthesis is recommended for women with dense breast tissue. Some insurance policies require out-of-pocket costs for 3D mammograms.

3D Diagnostic Mammogram

3D Diagnostic mammograms are used after suspicious results on a screening mammogram or after some signs of breast cancer alert the physician to check the tissue.

  • A lump
  • Breast pain
  • Nipple discharge
  • Thickening of skin on the breast
  • Changes in the size or shape of the breast

A diagnostic mammogram can help determine if these symptoms are indicative of the presence of cancer.

Getting Results

Download Release of Information Form

After your Mammogram, a radiologist will read your breast images and your provider will deliver your results. In order to ensure your results are expedited, it is important that any prior mammogram results are available for your radiologist to review on the day your mammogram.

In order to enable Piedmont to collect prior mammogram results from other healthcare organizations on your behalf, please fill out the Release of Information Form above and fax it to Imaging Location at which you are having your upcoming mammogram.

  • Piedmont Rockdale Women's Diagnostic Center
  • Piedmont Walton Imaging Center
  • Piedmont Newton Hospital Women's Diagnostic Center
  • Doris Shaheen Breast Health Center at Piedmont Atlanta
  • Piedmont Imaging at Brookhaven
  • Piedmont Imaging at Piedmont West
  • Piedmont Imaging at Kennesaw
  • Piedmont Fayette Women's Imaging Center
  • Piedmont Newnan Outpatient Center
  • Piedmont Newnan Faye Hendrix-Ware Breast Health Center
  • Piedmont Henry Breast Health Center
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Outpatient Diagnostic Center
  • Piedmont Mountainside Outpatient Imaging Center
  • Piedmont Athens Regional Breast Health Center
  • Oconee Health Campus Women's Center Breast Imaging
  • Piedmont Athens Regional Royston Health Campus
  • Piedmont Columbus Regional Breast Care – Midtown

You can also access your results via your MyChart patient portal account. If you do not have a MyChart account, please visit for more information and sign up instructions.


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