Addressing a Woman's Lifelong Health Needs
To Good Samaritan Hospital, women are a key audience an audience to whom we listen carefully. For example, you've told us that you want to be an informed and active partner in your own health care, and that you want services tailored to your changing needs lifelong. That's why Good Samaritan Hospital offers a variety of seminars, support groups and other wellness programs designed for women of all ages.
Doctors You Can Talk To
At the core of women's health care is a comfortable relationship with a physician you can talk to about the ongoing concerns of reproductive health from puberty to menopause. Our HealthAdvisor SM physician referral and information service makes the task of finding the right doctor a lot easier. Call 1.800.3.ADVOCATE (1.800.323.8622) to speak with a Good Samaritan health representative who can help you find a physician.
Mammography and More
Mammography the best known tool for early detection of breast cancer is available from our caring staff at two locations: the Outpatient Services Center at Good Samaritan Hospital and the Good Samaritan Professional Building in Naperville. Accredited by the American College of Radiology, we also provide breast ultrasound and stereotactic needle biopsy - a sampling technique to evaluate lumps or very small abnormalities that cannot be felt but can be seen on a mammogram.
To schedule a mammography appointment, please call 630.275.APPT (2778).
DEXA scanning for osteoporosis a dangerous loss of bone mass associated with aging also is available at our Outpatient Services Center. This noninvasive, pain-free test takes about 15 minutes and shows bone loss at an earlier stage than X-rays.