Physical Examination at AR Diagnostics

At AR Diagnostics, we prioritize a holistic and thorough approach to your health concerns, especially when it comes to identifying and understanding lumps, bumps, or masses. We recognize the anxiety and uncertainty these findings can bring, and we’re here to offer clarity and peace of mind through our comprehensive diagnostic process.
Our evaluations begin with a meticulous physical examination, the cornerstone of any diagnostic endeavor. Whether you’re concerned about a nodule in the thyroid gland, a mass in the breast, or swelling in a lymph node, our physical exam provides the initial insights necessary for an accurate diagnosis. This crucial first step allows our specialists to gather essential information about the size, texture, and location of the concern, setting the stage for more detailed investigations.

Comprehensive Care in One Visit

Why choose AR Diagnostics for your physical examination and diagnostic needs? Because we offer an integrated approach that saves you time and reduces stress. Our unique model allows for a seamless transition from the physical exam to advanced diagnostic techniques, including:

  • Ultrasound Evaluation: Following the physical exam, we utilize ultrasound technology to visualize the area of concern beneath the skin, offering a clearer picture of the nodule or mass.
  • Review of Previous Medical Records: We consider all relevant previous tests, including blood work, x-rays, CT-scans, MRIs, and mammograms, to inform our evaluation.
  • Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA): For thyroid nodules and lymph node swellings, if needed, we proceed with an FNA, a minimally invasive procedure to extract cells for analysis, providing you with answers swiftly and efficiently.
  • Core Biopsy: For breast masses, if needed, we perform minimally invasive ultrasound guided core biopsies.

Streamlined Diagnostic Services

AR Diagnostics stands out by offering a suite of diagnostic services in a single visit. We understand the stress of waiting for appointments and traveling between specialists. That’s why we’ve designed our clinic to provide medical, radiology, pathology, and molecular services all at once. From the moment you step into our clinic, you’re on the path to answers, without the hassle of multiple appointments.

The Biopsy Clinic at AR Diagnostics

Our biopsy services are at the heart of what we do, offering you a quick and painless way to understand the nature of your lump, bump, or mass. With a procedure lasting only about 30 minutes, you can return to your daily activities with minimal disruption. Our team, led by skilled physicians, ensures that you receive compassionate and expert care throughout your visit.

Swift and Insightful Results

We understand the importance of timely results. That’s why we aim to provide preliminary outcomes before you leave, with final diagnoses typically reported within 24-48 hours. Our comprehensive aftercare includes a brief observation period, immediate microscopic evaluation of extracted cells, and a consultation to discuss the findings.

Ready to Take the First Step?

If you’re concerned about a lump, bump, or mass, AR Diagnostics is here to provide the answers you need with the care you deserve. Contact us today to schedule your appointment, or feel free to walk in. Our team is ready to assist you on your journey to clarity and peace of mind.

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12000 Richmond Avenue, Ste 150, Houston TX, 77082
832-328-8157 | Fax: 713-575-3746

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