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Dual-energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) is a type of X-ray imaging used to measure bone density by using a small dose of ionizing radiation to produce images of the inside of the body. It is commonly used to diagnose osteoporosis and to assess the risk for developing osteoporotic fractures.

Before Your Procedure

Please arrive 15 minutes before your appointment time. (For MRI and nuclear medicine studies, please arrive 30 minutes before your appointment time.)

Bring the following information with you:

  • A signed prescription for an imaging study (unless your doctor’s office has either faxed an order or indicated they entered the order directly into Inova’s electronic medical records system)
  • Insurance card
  • Photo ID (e.g., license, passport)
  • Any previous exam films and reports performed at a non-Inova facility, including X-rays, mammograms, MRIs, CT scans and ultrasounds
  • Implant card, if applicable

DEXA is available at:

Inova Partnership Sites

Fairfax Radiology Breast Center of Fairfax

An Inova Partnership
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Dr
Suite 200
Fairfax, VA 22031

703-698-4455
Fax: 703-205-9884

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Fairfax Radiology Breast Center of Loudoun
Peterson Family Breast Center

An Inova Partnership
19465 Deerfield Ave
Suite 105
Lansdowne, VA 20176

703-788-8426
Fax: 571-382-6587

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Fairfax Radiology Breast Center of Reston-Herndon

An Inova Partnership
106 Elden St.
Suite 16
Herndon, VA 20170

703-481-3939
Fax: 703-796-1103

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Fairfax Radiology Center of Centreville

An Inova Partnership
6211 Centreville Rd
Suite 400
Centreville, VA 20121

703-204-4411
Fax: 703-961-8318

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Fairfax Radiology Center of Fairfax City

An Inova Partnership
3801 University Dr.
Suite 120 (CT, Ultrasound)
Suite 130 (DXA, Mammo, X-ray)
Fairfax, VA 22030

703-698-4467
Fax: 703-788-8422

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Fairfax Radiology Center of Lansdowne

An Inova Partnership
19455 Deerfield Ave.
Suite 102
Lansdowne, VA 20176

703-858-0001
Fax: 703-724-0600

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Fairfax Radiology Center of Springfield

An Inova Partnership
5510 Alma Ln.
Suite 100
Springfield, VA 22151

703-698-4485
Fax: 703-750-0302

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Fairfax Radiology Center of Sterling

An Inova Partnership
4 Pidgeon Hill Dr.
Sterling, VA 20165

Phone: 703-450-5800
Fax: 703-450-0495

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Fairfax Radiology Center of Vienna

An Inova Partnership
115 Park St. SE
Suite 203
Vienna, VA 22180

703-698-4456
Fax: 703-242-4474

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Fairfax Radiology Center at Heritage/Radiology Imaging Associates

An Inova Partnership
8926 Woodyard Rd.,
Suites 301, 401 and 502
Clinton, MD 20735

Phone: 301-856-3670
Fax: 301-868-0129

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Fairfax Radiology Center at Patuxent/Radiology Imaging Associates

An Inova Partnership
230 W. Dares Beach Rd.
Suites 100 and 106
Prince Frederick, MD 20678

301-855-9754
Fax: 301-855-1367

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Fairfax Radiology Center at Pembrooke/Radiology Imaging Associates

An Inova Partnership
11335 Pembrooke Square Medical Center
Suites 100, 104, 114 and 116
Waldorf, MD 20603

301-870-8434
Fax: 301-870-5327

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