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Cancer Care

 

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Baptist Health Paducah offers aggressive, leading edge cancer treatment. But the healing force doesn't stop there -- we're with you every step of the way. Our cancer care services also include prevention programs and advanced technology for early detection, as well as rehabilitation services:

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For more information, phone the Center for Cancer Care at  270.575.2780 or the Oncology Unit at 270.575.2697. 

 

Diagnostic Imaging

 


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Baptist Health Paducah's diagnostic imaging for inpatient and outpatient services combines the latest technology with the caring hands of our team of health care professionals. Our imaging services are accredited by the American College of Radiology.

Our comprehensive line of high quality services includes direct digital diagnostic radiology, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, vascular studies, PET and CT scans, MRI, a radiation therapy center for the treatment of cancer, bone densitometry and breast diagnostic studies, including mammography, breast ultrasound and stereotactic biopsy.

These services are available inside the hospital for patients, and many services are available for outpatient appointments at the convenient Baptist Imaging Center

Ultrasound studies

Vascular studies

CT scan 

Positron emission tomography (PET) scan

Magnetic resonance imaging

Radiation therapy

Cardiac catheterization

Bone densitometry

Breast diagnostic services 

Imaging services at local clinics

For more information on Baptist Health Paducah's diagnostic imaging services, phone (270) 575-2600. 

For information on how to prepare for a specific exam, click on the appropriate link below:

 

 

 

Heart Care

 


Chest Pain & Stroke Hotline

For help identifying signs and symptoms of stroke, phone our award-winning Chest Pain & Stroke Hotline at 1.800.575.1911 to speak with a Baptist registered nurse any time, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

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See what Consumer Reports says about heart surgery at Baptist Health Paducah. Click here for information: http://www.consumerreports.org/content/dam/cro/news_articles/health/PDFs/CU-HospitalRating6-23-14v2.pdf.

 

The chest pain center at Baptist Health Paducah has been re-accredited for the third consecutive cycle, showing it continues to meet the highest national standards for treating heart attacks.

Heart care at Baptist also was recognized among the nation's best by the American College of Cardiology for implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients and for ensuring cardiac arrest patients receive timely CPR, defibrillation or other appropriate treatment within minutes. In addition, Baptist Health Paducah was recognized in the top third of all Joint Commission-accredited hospitals as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® for heart attack and heart failure. 

The hospital built the area’s largest and most advanced hybrid operating rooms – so the region’s finest heart specialists can work together on two or more complex heart procedures at one time.

And from open heart surgery to angioplasty, and general cardiology to emergency cardiac care, Baptist Health Paducah now treats hundreds more heart cases each year than anyone else.
 
No wonder more western Kentuckians say their hearts belong to Baptist. The heart hospital preferred 3 to 1 over any other hospital in our region.

 

HEART HEALTH INFORMATION

Chest Pain & Stroke Hotline

For help identifying signs and symptoms of stroke, phone our award-winning Chest Pain & Stroke Hotline at 1.800.575.1911 to speak with a Baptist Health Paducah registered nurse any time, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

Women & Children

 


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Baptist Health Paducah offers healthcare for the life of a woman from early adolescence through childbearing and beyond. Delivering more babies than any other hospital in the region, we offer StorkCentral programs -- from classes to 24-hour hotline assistance -- for new and expectant parents, as well as western Kentucky’s first NICU and maternal fetal medicine specialists. State-of-the-art diagnostics, including our Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, and the latest surgical procedures, such as the da Vinci Surgical System, make Baptist Health Paducah the hospital of choice for women throughout the region.

For expectant and new moms:

Testimonials:

Mayfield family feels 'blessed' to have a NICU nearby

NICU celebrates 1st anniversary with 2012's first babies

Twice as nice: Lovelaceville couple chooses Baptist Health Paducah for its NICU

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For children:

Phone: (270) 575-BABY (2229)