HOUSTON, Sept. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ainel Sewell, MD, has been named the Medical Director of the Breast Care Center at Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital. Dr. Sewell is a board-certified radiologist specializing in breast imaging. A native of Florida, she graduated cum laude from the University of Miami and received her medical degree from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. She went on to complete her diagnostic radiology residency at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, and a breast imaging fellowship at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia.
"Being asked to lead the breast care center at Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital is an incredible privilege and opportunity," said Sewell. "This institution is poised for preeminence in breast cancer treatment, driving innovation that will enhance the health of many women over the coming years."
The Houston Methodist Breast Care Center at Willowbrook is fully accredited by the American College of Radiology as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence in mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy, breast ultrasound, and ultrasound-guided breast biopsy.
Sewell says her goal is to reorganize and realign the care continuum for patients with the full spectrum of imaging services in a comprehensive breast care program model. She envisions a more streamlined diagnostic care pathway to include easy access to care, timely results to breast biopsy patients, and improved processes and communication with referring clinicians.
For more information or to schedule an appointment online visit houstonmethodist.org/willowbrook or call 281.737.PINK (7465)
About Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital
Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital is a 312 bed, not-for-profit, faith-based hospital, which is part of Houston Methodist. The hospital has expanded in Northwest Houston to serve the comprehensive health care needs of the growing community.
Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital has been named a Magnet recognized health care facility by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®.
Houston Methodist Willowbrook is ranked No. 8 in the Houston metro area and No. 19 in Texas by U.S. News & World Report as a "Best Hospital" in 2016.
Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital is a regional referral center specializing in cardiology and cardiovascular services, neurology, neurosurgery, orthopedics and sports medicine, and comprehensive cancer services. Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital has a Breast Care Center, Cancer Center, Imaging Center, Infusion Center Sleep Center, Surgical Weight Loss Center and operates the largest Childbirth Center in the Greater Northwest Houston area.
For more information on the comprehensive services available on the Houston Methodist Willowbrook campus and to learn about upcoming events, please visit houstonmethodist.org/willowbrook To find a physician, call 281.737.2500.
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