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AdventHealth Wesley Chapel Offering Innovative Technology to Provide Safer, More Convenient Options for Breast Care Patients

AdventHealth Wesley Chapel is now offering multiple innovative breast health advances to detect breast cancer and provide safer, convenient options for patients who require treatment. The hospital is now offering Contrast Enhanced Mammography and SCOUT® Wire-Free Radar Breast Localization System. Contrast enhanced mammography is used to detect tumors in dense breasts that may not be visible on a traditional mammogram and it is an alternative for breast care patients who are unable to undergo an MRI. SCOUT® is a new, more comfortable and convenient surgical option for women awaiting breast cancer surgery.

“AdventHealth Wesley Chapel has created a niche for providing high quality breast care services in a unique way that shows both compassion and convenience during what can be a very high stress time in someone’s health journey,” said Erik Wangsness, president and CEO of AdventHealth Wesley Chapel. “As we continue to expand our services to prevent, diagnose and treat our patients, we remain committed to having the most advanced medical technology and the best doctors possible.”

Contrast enhanced mammography uses an injection into the vein to enhance the ability to see abnormal breast tissue on mammograms. These images provide greater detail when necessary to help care teams diagnose potential problems.

SCOUT® technology works by placing a tiny device about the size of a grain of rice, called a reflector, into the tumor at the patient’s convenience before the day of breast surgery. This allows doctors to precisely locate and remove cancerous tissue during a lumpectomy or surgical biopsy procedure. SCOUT® is an alternative to the traditional process which requires marking tumors with a hooked wire inserted into the breast – which sticks out and causes patients to be restricted in movement.

“We are fortunate to offer the community the latest technological advancements in breast imaging and breast cancer surgery,” said Dr. Jahnavi Pastore, Director of Breast Imaging at AdventHealth Wesley Chapel. “From detection to treatment, we are committed to providing the best possible breast health care experience to our patients."

AdventHealth Wesley Chapel is home to Inspiration Place which is a one of a kind comprehensive women’s health center fully dedicated to serving women of all ages and stages of life. Additionally, the hospital has partnered with Moffitt Cancer Center to provide additional outpatient cancer services to patients needing treatment.

About AdventHealth West Florida Division
The West Florida Division of AdventHealth has some of the nation’s brightest medical minds making lifesaving breakthroughs with surgical pioneers, scientists and researchers using leading edge technology and innovation to deliver our brand of whole-person care. Our network of care includes AdventHealth Carrollwood, AdventHealth Connerton, AdventHealth Dade City, AdventHealth Lake Placid, AdventHealth North Pinellas, AdventHealth Ocala, AdventHealth Sebring, AdventHealth Tampa, AdventHealth Wauchula, AdventHealth Wesley Chapel and AdventHealth Zephyrhills, as well as three freestanding offsite Emergency Rooms including AdventHealth Central Pasco ER, AdventHealth Palm Harbor ER and AdventHealth TimberRidge ER. We are more than hospitals, as we have a robust system of care including specialty acute care, over 200 primary care and specialty employed physicians, Express Care at Walgreens clinics, urgent care centers, wound care, physical therapy and home health care. AdventHealth is a faith-based not-for-profit health care system with a mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. AdventHealth has hundreds of care sites and nearly 50 hospitals across the United States. For more information about AdventHealth, visit, or

About AdventHealth Wesley Chapel
From state- of- the- art equipment to the most intricate building details, AdventHealth Wesley Chapel was designed from the ground up to maximize healing, patient care and wellness.
Since opening in October of 2012, the hospital has been recognized as a leader in patient satisfaction, quality and safety and was recently named for the second year in a row a Top 100 Hospital by IBM Watson Health. AdventHealth Wesley Chapel was also named one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience, Patient Safety and Obstetrics by the Women’s Choice Award. The hospital has received “A” grades in safety from the prestigious Leapfrog Group and has earned the recognition of Top General Hospital. The hospital offers a full range of inpatient and outpatient health services, including surgery, imaging and rehabilitation services, emergency services for adults and children, and Inspiration Place, a comprehensive women’s health center that incorporates female physician specialists, women’s imaging, pelvic floor and female physical therapy and a boutique spa. In addition, the hospital opened in January 2018 an offsite 24 bed, 24/7 emergency room in Central Pasco to better serve the emergency health needs of residents in west and central Pasco. The hospital features a 50,000 sq. ft. community Health & Wellness Center and a wide range of community offerings such as health and wellness presentations, screenings and events. For more information about AdventHealth Wesley Chapel, visit, or


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