Typical Mammography Exam Room

Based on a research study* that included 11 facilities throughout the United States with a total of 23 mammography imaging exam rooms,
23 rooms/11 facilities = 2.091 rooms/facility on average

For the patient imaging room:
Average area = 151 square feet
Largest area = 225 square feet
Smallest area = 112 square feet


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*Study of imaging department research areas conducted by principal investigators,

David Allison, AIA, ACHA, Professor/Director of Architecture+Health at Clemson University
D. Kirk Hamilton, FAIA, FACHA, Adjunct Professor at Texas A&M University
Frank Zilm, D.Arch, FAIA, FACHA, of Frank Zilm & Associates


with the aid of graduate student investigators,

Megan Gerend of Clemson University
John Grant of Texas A&M University
Scott Weinhoff of Clemson University


and sponsored by,

Academy of Architecture for Health Foundation
American College of Healthcare Architects
Frank Zilm & Associates
McKahan Planning Group, Inc.

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