MISCELLANEOUS

Biopsies, Thorancentesis, Aspirations, Paracentesis, andAbcess Drainage

Instructions:

  • Please arrive 30 minutes prior to appointment time.
  • Allow up to 3 hours for this exam.
  • Blood work may be ordered prior to exam.
  • AT THE DISCRETION OF YOUR PHYSICIAN, STOP TAKING ASPIRIN PRODUCTSOR BLOOD THINNERS 3 DAYS PRIOR TO SCHEDULED EXAM.
  • BRING A LIST OF YOUR CURRENT MEDICATIONS, INCLUDING OVER THE COUNTER AND HERBALS.
  • YOU MAY POSSIBLY BE MONITORED AT THE HOSPITAL 1 TO 3 HOURS POST EXAM.

Please be sure you bring the prescription with you on the day of your exam or have your physician fax it to: 217-479-5875. If you have any questions regarding your test please call the Imaging Dept at 217-245-9541 ext 3371. If you have questions regarding your appointment time or need to reschedule, please call Central Scheduling at 217-479-5696.

The Central Scheduling Department hours are Monday – Friday 8am – 5:00pm.

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New Physician at Passavant OB/GYN

Posted on: November 17, 2017

Alexander Raw, MD, a faculty member at SIU OB/GYN, is accepting new patients at Passavant OB/GYN. Dr. Raw, an obstetrician/gynecologist, recently completed his residency in obstetrics/gynecology at the SIU School of Medicine, Springfield, IL. He earned his medical doctor degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 2013. He holds undergraduate degrees in chemistry and biology from the University of Texas at Dallas. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Raw, please call Passavant OB-GYN, 243-8455. Passavant OB/GYN is located on the Passavant Area Hospital campus, east entrance.

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