Upgrades at several outpatient medical imaging centers are expanding testing options for referring physicians, improving diagnostic image quality, and helping meet increased demand for imaging studies, said Ed Swager, chief executive officer of Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg (RAF).
Interventional radiologists with Virginia Interventional & Vascular Associates (VIVA) report success over the past two years in treating acute deep vein thrombosis patients with isolated pharmacomechanical thrombolysis (IPMT), a procedure that disintegrates blood clots more rapidly than traditional therapies.
How do I schedule imaging tests for my patients? There are several ways to schedule an appointment. You may call (540) 741-XRAY (9729) to schedule an appointment. You may fax your appointment request to (540) 741-7679. You may also schedule your patient’s radiological exams online via the scheduling portal. To obtain access to the scheduling portal, please contact Erika Brooks, …
In an age of specialists, Dr. Larry Southworth is a true Renaissance Man. He is not only a physician; he is also a painter, musician, antique collector, world traveler, and devoted grandfather. Board certified in diagnostic radiology, Dr. Southworth has practiced at Radiologic Associates of
When the overhead paging system at Mary Washington Hospital announces “Code Yellow,” emergency and trauma specialists spring into action. Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg’s (RAF’s) on-site radiologist dedicated to emergency and trauma cases is critical to their response.
The Imaging Center for Women (ICW) is moving to an expanded and improved facility. In July, the center will officially relocate from its current location, on the first and third floors of the Tompkins-Martin office building adjacent to Mary Washington Hospital, to the new Center for Women, also on
When medical images must be interpreted on nights and weekends for urgent cases, many radiology practices in the United States outsource this responsibility. The American College of Radiology estimates that about half of all U.S. radiology practices use external, outsourced teleradiology
John D. Statler, MD, interventional radiologist at VIVA, was named Physician of the Quarter (1st Quarter) by Mary Washington Healthcare. Dr. Statler was acknowledged for his leadership in providing high- quality care; his continuous outreach in improving community health; and his personable interaction and sense of humor that help promote a positive work environment.
For Dr. David W. Scott III, medicine is all in the family. His father, Dr. David W. Scott, Jr., practiced internal medicine in Fredericksburg for 35 years. His mother was a nurse. His great-uncle, Dr. Sidney L. Scott, had a practice in Fredericksburg for many years.
Virginia Interventional & Vascular Associates (VIVA) can diagnose all vascular conditions and offer the optimum treatment for them, from minimally invasive procedures to major surgery. VIVA physicians attribute this capability to the group’s practice model, which combines the expertise of interventional
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