Breast Health

Breast Health Services in Riverview, Florida

  • Breast cancer awareness
St. Joseph's Hospital-South Breast Health Imaging

St. Joseph's Hospital-South brings you The Shimberg Breast Center as part of our state-of-the-art Imaging Services. We are passionate about providing women in the South Shore area, and throughout Tampa Bay a comprehensive range of innovative imaging and breast biopsy services. We are a sister facility to Shimberg Breast Center at St. Joseph's Women's Hospital in Tampa, Florida, and are proud to have accreditation from the American College of Radiology. Learn more about our accreditation.

Our goal is to accommodate all of your breast imaging and biopsy needs, exceeding your expectations at every step. 

We are available to serve you Monday-Friday, 7:30am until 5pm.

Advanced Breast Imaging in Tampa Bay

The Shimberg Breast Center at St. Joseph's Hospital-South offers the latest and most sophisticated breast imaging services, including:

  • Digital mammograms (diagnostic and screening)
  • "Low Dose" 3D Tomosynthesis mammography
  • Breast MRI
  • Breast ultrasound
  • Image guided biopsies

In the event that a mammogram comes back with an abnormality on the image, you should know that 80 percent of irregularities found on a mammogram are not cancerous. However, for your safety, it is imperative that you have the abnormality looked at again—usually with a few more mammogram images followed by a breast ultrasound if necessary. Following the ultrasound, your radiologist may recommend a breast biopsy.

Schedule your screening mammogram today.

Minimally Invasive Breast Biopsies

At The Shimberg Breast Center, we offer minimally invasive breast biopsies including:

  • Stereotactic ultrasound-guided biopsy - through a small incision in the breast, the doctor will use a needle or vacuum-powered device to remove a sample of breast tissue from the area that has been identified as suspicious by a mammogram
  • MRI-guided breast biopsy - similar to a stereotactic ultrasound-guided biopsy, the are in question is identified by the use of MRI images instead of a mammogram

For a physician referral, please call (813) 644-6677.

Learn more about breast health services at BayCare. 

Hinks and Elaine Shimberg Breast Center at St. Joseph's Hospital-South
6901 Simmons Loop
Riverview, FL 33578
(813) 302-8031
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