COVID-19 Safety Precautions and Sterilization

 

To Our Guilford Community

Now more than ever, the safety of our patients, community and staff is our top priority. Our staff is fully trained in Covid-19 screening, safety precautions and sterilization technique. We remained committed to our referring providers and patients and have been open throughout the pandemic, while continuing to maintain a clean safe facility.  Trust the staff at Guilford Radiology to take care of you and your family’s medical imaging needs in a patient friendly, convenient outpatient environment for the safest, most comfortable exam possible.

Our facility is clean, Safety is our primary concern

  • Our entire office gets a complete deep cleaning nightly.
  • Exam rooms and equipment are thoroughly disinfected after each patient, from mammography paddles to the CT & MRI bores, to the exam tables, counters, and areas of patient contact.
  • We are maintaining CDC and the state of CT guidelines. All staff and patients are required to wear appropriate face masks and staff wear other required PPE.  Patients without an acceptable mask will be provided one.

New patient flow in place ensures no contact with other patients

  • All paperwork can be completed prior to your exam, forms are available on our website.
  • When you arrive for your appointment, you will call our office from your car.  You will be instructed when to enter where a technologist will greet you at the opened door.
  • All patients are screened, we will take your temperature, provide Purell then take you directly into your private exam room. The technologist takes care of any additional paperwork & insurance information in the exam room.
  • Your exam will be performed, and the technologist will escort you out of the office back to the building entrance.
  • We have staggered patient exam times to avoid congestion and reduce any unecessary potential exposure.
  • Please do not bring anyone with you to your exam as we are trying to reduce traffic in our office, special accommodations can be made as needed.

Guilford Radiology is committed to your health and safety. 

  • Daniel MacArthur, MD -- Guilford Radiology President
  • Michael Johnson, MD -- Covid-19 Safety Officer
  • Sharynn Gendron -- Office Manager

Sarah O’Connell, M.D.

Sarah O’Connell, M.D. photo.

Sarah O’Connell MD earned her B.A. in History at the University of Oklahoma in Norman and continued with a Post-baccalaureate from Cleveland State University and the The University of Texas at San Antonio and her M.D. at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston in Houston, TX.  Dr. O’Connell completed her Internal Medicine Preliminary Internship at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and her Diagnostic Radiology Residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven, CT. She completed a Breast Imaging Fellowship at the Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT.

Dr. O’Connell is a member of the American Board of Radiology, the Radiologic Society of North America, the American College of Radiology and the Society of Breast Imaging. In medical school, she earned the distinction of ALPHA OMEGA ALPHA upon graduation. Her awards have included ARRS MAGNA CUM LAUDE for a scientific exhibit, “Digital Breast Tomosynthesis and Breast Cancer Visualization in High-Risk Women.”  Dr. O’Connell’s teaching and speaking credits include lectures to the Yale Physician Assistant students and her presentation of her research at the ARRS annual meeting in Washington DC in 2013.   Additionally, she has collaborated on articles and presentations given at the RSNA annual meeting, American Roentgen Ray Society annual meeting, Pathology Case Reviews, and North American Thermal Analysis Society.

As a Breast Imaging specialist, Dr. O’Connell has been involved in community outreach educating women on the importance of screening mammography for early detection of breast cancer.

Dr. O’Connell loves running, yoga, traveling and spending time with her husband and three children.  

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M-F 7:30AM to 5PM Late Wed. until 7PM
Sat. 8AM to Noon

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