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Bone Densitometry

Bone densitometry works similar to X-ray—allowing a physician to quickly and accurately measure the density of your bones and diagnose if you have osteopenia or osteoporosis. Our highly advanced system is so accurate, it helps us find even the smallest abnormalities in bone. What more, this state-of-the-art equipment allows us to perform a scan in only 15 minutes.

All of our bone densitometry tests are performed by certified technologists, then reviewed by radiologists who specialize in this type of imaging.

FAQs for Bone Densitometry

What do I bring?

You’ll need your insurance information, the prescription for the procedure from your doctor (a phone order from your doctor is acceptable, too), and a referral if your insurance requires it.

How do I prepare?

You should not have this procedure following certain tests. We will explain this information to you when you schedule your appointment with us.

You may eat and take all medications as directed by your doctor.

What if I’m pregnant?

 You should not have a bone density test if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant.

Hours and appointments

The Center for Breast Health
255 Lafayette Avenue, Suffern, NY 10901

Open Monday thru Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (evening and weekend hours available)

For appointments and insurance inquiries: 1.866.596.8456

Department telephone: 845.368.5900, opt. 1