Palmetto Imaging - West Columbia

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Palmetto Imaging - West Columbia
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      Center Details

      Palmetto Imaging - West
      2997 Sunset Boulevard
      West Columbia, SC 29169

      Scheduling: (803) 256-7646
      Phone: (803) 256-7646
      Fax: (803) 936-9202

      Hours

      Monday - Friday

      7:00 am - 6:00 pm

      Weekday evenings

      By request, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

      Saturday

      By request, 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

      ACR Accreditation

      Services

      Let us help you save money on your healthcare

      Listen now to a short interview with Fran Halloran (also known as The Money Coach) on how you can save a significant amount of money on your outpatient imaging services.

      ThePoint Radio
      • Palmetto Imaging discusses how much you can save - typically 40 - 60% less than the hospital.

        Interview from October 17, 2018.

      • Palmetto Imaging talks high deductible plans and shopping around. You have a choice.

        Interview from September 6, 2018.

      • How you can save a significant amount of money on your imaging needs.

        Interview from June 7, 2018.

      • Obtain pricing information prior to scheduling an imaging exam.

        Interview from June 14, 2018.

    • Pricing

      Shopping for healthcare will save you money

      If your healthcare provider orders an MRI, CT Scan, Ultrasound, or X-ray, you have a choice where your test is performed. Choosing a South Carolina Diagnostic Imaging facility can save you hundreds or even thousands of dollars.

      Get a Quote

      We will be happy to deliver a no-commitment price quote (no appointment necessary) based on your current insurance plan. Even if you don’t have insurance, our staff can quickly communicate the cost of your exam.

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      Requests received before 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, will receive a same-day response. Requests received after 4 p.m., on weekends, or on holidays will receive a response the next business day.

      Compare Costs

      The chart below presents our Self Pay Rates for selected procedures at one of our South Carolina Diagnostic Imaging centers versus typical hospital pricing.

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    • Ways to pay

      We offer a number of ways to pay your bill

      To help pay the out-of-pocket expenses that are due at the time of service, we are pleased to offer a variety of flexible and convenient payment solutions. We are dedicated to helping you through the billing process. Together, we can ensure that your experience is as easy as possible allowing you to focus on getting healthy. If you have questions related to your bill or insurance, please contact a patient account representative at 877-442-2989.

      If you were seen in one of our Greenville locations (Innervision and/or St. Francis Millennium), please click here to visit our Ways to Pay page.

      5 Ways to Pay

      Thank you for your interest in paying your bill with South Carolina Diagnostic Imaging. Multiple options make paying your bill quick and easy - select the one that works best for you.

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      On-line

      You can pay your bill right from your computer by visiting our secure Patient Pay Portal. Send a one-time payment or schedule payments with a debit or credit card.

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      CareCredit

      Send a direct payment using your CareCredit healthcare credit card by visiting CareCredit's Pay My Provider Portal. Not a cardholder? Apply for CareCredit.

      Credit Card

      Home Banking

      Send a one-time payment or scheduled payments from the bank account you choose.

      Home banking

      By Phone

      Call Patient Account Services at (877) 442-2989 and we will assist you. Have your billing statement and payment method ready when you call us.

      By phone

      In Person

      See a front desk representative at the time of service and pay with one of these methods:

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      Cash or check
      Debit or credit card
      CareCredit healthcare credit card

    • About us

      Palmetto Imaging is a network of independent outpatient diagnostic testing facilities conveniently located in the capital city of Columbia, South Carolina. We have three convenient locations in the Midlands - West Columbia, Irmo, and downtown Columbia.

      American College of Radiology Accreditation

      Our Irmo facility is located off I-26 down Lake Murray Blvd. off St. Andrews Road.
      Our West Columbia facility is located on Hwy 378 between I-26 and I-20, just down from Lexington Medical Center.
      Our downtown facility is located at the corner of Lady and Marion Streets, two blocks from the State Capital building and Prisma – Baptist.

      Palmetto Imaging is committed to providing convenient, high quality radiology services at a price you can afford. Did you know that when you choose a free standing imaging provider you will save significantly on your out of pocket expense? We have the lowest out of pocket for all imaging needs compared to that of a hospital setting as well as discounted un-insured rates. We also bill globally, which means the radiologist interpretation of the images are included in the already low rate! At most hospital facilities you will receive a bill for the exam as well as a bill from the radiologist reading the exam.

      We offer MRI, CT, Ultrasound and X-ray services at a cost 2-3 times less than area hospitals. But you will not sacrifice quality for cost. Our radiologists are board certified, our technologists are registered and certified in their respective modalities, and our equipment is evaluated annually by independent medical physicists. In addition we offer CT cardiac scoring and Carotid IMT ultrasound screening to assess a patient’s risk of heart disease and stroke. Our large bore MRI can accommodate patients who are claustrophobic or overweight. We also offer 3D reconstruction views for both MRI and CT studies.

      Palmetto Imaging radiologists are on-site and board certified and we guarantee a 24 hour report turnaround to the referring doctor’s office. Our staff is able to pre-certify your insurance and our technologists are available to answer any questions you may have about your test. Referring doctors can access their patients’ images and reports through our secure online web-based portal.

    • Radiologist bios

      Radiologists

      Our radiologists are all board-certified, which ensures that they have completed rigorous education and training standards. Most of our radiologists are fellowship trained in specialty areas, including breast imaging, cardiovascular imaging, computed tomography (CT), interventional radiology, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), musculoskeletal, neuroradiology, neurointerventional, nuclear medicine and pediatric radiology. South Carolina Diagnostic Imaging’s skilled and experienced radiologists offer patients and referring physicians the best in outpatient imaging across the region.


      Zachary M. Kilpatrick, M.D.

      Medical School
      Mercer University School of Medicine
      Macon, GA

      Internship
      Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital
      Columbia, SC
      Internship in OB/GYN

      Residency

      Memorial Health University Medical Center
      Savannah, GA
      Diagnostic Radiology Residency

      Fellowship
      ProScan MRI Education Foundation
      Cincinnati, OH
      Fellowship in MRI


      Wm Perry Edenfield, Jr., M.D.

      Undergraduate
      University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

      Medical School
      Medical University of South Carolina, School of Medicine, Charleston, SC

      Residency
      Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

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    • Reviews
      4.8 /5
      10 Reviews

      Jun 24, 2019
      Google Palmetto Imaging - West Columbia
      I had a very positive experience at this location. Whitney called to reschedule my appointment and was very professional and understanding about my work requirements. After arriving with my paperwork completed, Megan checked me in. She was very friendly. Angie was my tech and did a great job. She was kind and explained everything that would be happening. She showed concern for my comfort and played my requested genre of music while I was having the scan done. I really recommend this place for an scans or images you need done.
      Palmetto Imaging - West Columbia replied on Jun 27, 2019:
      Devin,
      We love your positive feedback and appreciate you taking the time to acknowledge our amazing staff by name. Thank you for sharing your experience with us and others!
      Dec 12, 2018
      Google Palmetto Imaging - West Columbia
      Clean, fast, and professional!!!
      Palmetto Imaging - West Columbia replied on Dec 14, 2018:
      Thank you, Austin Barrett, for the positive feedback and 5 Star review! Glad our services met your expectations!
      May 18, 2018
      Google Palmetto Imaging - West Columbia
      I was very nervous when I arrived due to the fact I don't like needles but the gentleman that gave me the shot was excellent. The only negative thing was being strapped down for the test and the length of time I was in machine. Overall it was a good experience
      Palmetto Imaging - West Columbia replied on May 30, 2018:
      Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback, Joyce. We are pleased to hear that your overall experience was worthy of 5 stars!
      May 15, 2018
      Google Palmetto Imaging - West Columbia
      The staff was very professional and sympathetic of my fears. 💉I Love Dr. Kilpatrick he was kind and had a relaxing sense of humor. He made me smile and laugh out loud!😄 his assistant was sweet; we talked freely with one another. 😊
      Palmetto Imaging - West Columbia replied on May 16, 2018:
      Thank you, Rupert, for the positive feedback. We are pleased to hear Dr. Kilpatrick and his assistant were both compassionate and professional. We will be sure to share your review with our West Columbia team and appreciate you taking the time to share your experience.
      Jan 3, 2018
      Facebook Palmetto Imaging - West Columbia
      Friendly Staff, Clean Office, and very flexible with scheduling. I’ve used their services several times, at 3 different offices, and they were great across the board!
      Palmetto Imaging - West Columbia replied on Jan 12, 2018:
      Anji Greene - thank you for choosing Palmetto Imaging for your outpatient radiology needs time and again! We work hard to meet the needs of our patients and our referring doctors. So glad to know we are meeting expectations!
      Feb 14, 2017
      Google Palmetto Imaging - West Columbia
      I have used PI for both MRIs and CAT scans and have found PI totally professional, very timely to get appointments, quick to analyze and report to the doctors, while being much cheaper than the hospitals. If a need arises, ask your doctor to write an order to Palmetto Imaging and save both time and a lot of money while getting professional service.
      Palmetto Imaging - West Columbia replied on May 9, 2017:
      Thank you for the endorsement! We appreciate your loyalty and the positive review.
      Apr 13, 2016
      Google Palmetto Imaging - West Columbia
      They are always very nice and thorough. Helpful in assisting doctors offices "find" a copy of the results that were faxed over 4 days before.
      Dec 2, 2015
      Google Palmetto Imaging - West Columbia
      Friendly staff and clean facility. I did not have to wait long or fill out unnecessary paperwork to be seen.
      Sep 6, 2015
      Google Palmetto Imaging - West Columbia
      I had a shoulder MRI with contrast injection by Dr Kilpatrick. He was very gentle and professional, he explained everything. I could barely feel the injection. The staff did a great job with scheduling, explained everything very well, and the time spent in the MRI went quickly. I would definitely go again, and I appreciate the excellent care from Dr Kilpatrick and the entire staff.
      Aug 26, 2014
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      The Best

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