Richardson Cardiac Services
Richardson Medical Center is now providing In-patient and Outpatient Cardiac Catheterization Services. Previously unavailable in rural areas, this represents a strong investment and commitment to Richland Parish on behalf of the hospital. Cardiologist, This service is under the leadership of Dr. Imran Chaudry. The addition of this Heart Catheterization Unit significantly increases the availability of access to this very important procedure.
16-Slice CT Scanning
In October, 2009, Richardson Medical Center began offering 16 slice CT Scanning. This advanced diagnostic tool will provide the very best in general diagnostic services for the residents of Richland Parish.
Richland Open MRI, LLC
The new GE Open MRI is one of only 3 open MRIs between Shreveport, LA and Jackson, MS. For those of you who just can't deal with the claustrophobia of a closed MRI this is the perfect solution.
General Surgery & Gynecological Surgery
Richardson Medical Center provides a large number of surgical procedures. Our General Surgeon, Dr. Addison Thompson, previously served as Chief Surgical Resident at LSU Medical Center in New Orleans. Richardson Medical Center also provides Gynecological surgical procedures under the leadership of GYN/Surgeon, Dr. David Dunn.
School Based Health Center
In the summer of 2007, Richardson Medical Center, in collaboration with the Richland Parish School Board, opened the "Healthy Schools" School Based Health Center. Located on the campus of Rayville High School, this is a place where students may obtain medical care and counseling services no matter what their financial or insurance standing. The Center is staffed by a Nurse Practitioner, a Registered Nurse and a Master's Level Social Worker to provide a full range of services for students and faculty.
Ultrasound & Echography
Richardson Medical Center has just purchased two pieces of cutting edge Ultrasound Equipment, including, on the left, the new GE "Vivid i" portable laptop Ultrasound/Echograph that can be carried to the location of a patient. This is especially good for patients who cannot be transported to the hospital or patients at other hospitals.
Richardson Medical Center has long been an advocate for breast cancer prevention and offers Mammograms to the community. Many mammograms are provided at no cost through a grant from the Susan G. Komen foundation.
24 Hour Emergency Room
Our Emergency Room is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. A physician is always on duty, ready to provide you and your family with the very best Emergency care available. Richardson Medical Center is also equipped with a state-of-the-art helipad which is equipped for day or night use.
24 Hour Laboratory
Richardson Medical Center has a fully equipped lab that provides services to our community 24 hours a day 365 day a year. Most lab tests can be performed in the hospital and turnaround is very quick.