Dr. Aye Min, a board-certified diagnostic radiologist with Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg (RAF), received his initial medical training in Burma, his home country. Starting in 1988, in the midst of political unrest, he served for three years with a volunteer army of student activists fighting against
Medicare Patients Already Benefiting A low-dose computed tomography (CT) screening test that has been shown to significantly reduce deaths from the nation’s leading cancer killer, lung cancer, has become more affordable for high-risk patients.
Imaging Center for Women (ICW) patients will soon have the option of receiving digital breast tomosynthesis mammograms, an imaging advance especially beneficial for women with dense breasts, said ICW Director Roni Talukdar, MD. He added that the center’s new breast tomosynthesis
Suzanne Shelling, PA-C, MPAS, of Virginia Interventional & Vascular Associates (VIVA) has become the first physician assistant in Virginia to complete the extensive requirements for using fluoroscopy. Fluoroscopy involves taking real-time X-rays for numerous purposes including guidance of
Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg (RAF) ranks among the 100 largest privately owned radiology practices in the U.S., Radiology Business Journal announced in its December issue. The journal’s “Radiology 100” ranking for 2014 named RAF the 85th-largest privately owned radiology practice in the nation, based on the number of full-time equivalent radiologists: 29,
John D. Statler, MD, a board-certified, fellowship-trained interventional radiologist with Virginia Interventional & Vascular Associates (VIVA), is one of only 23 physicians nationwide selected this year as new Fellows in the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR).
Nearly 80% of U.S. employees have a health plan requiring they pay at least $1,200 of medical expenses annually before insurance contributes its share. An astounding 40% have high-deductible health plans with larger obligations, noted Ed Swager, CEO of Radiologic Associates of
Most women have heard about the life-saving benefits of yearly mammograms for women ages 40and older. Multiple research studies have shown that mammograms reduce breast cancer deaths by detecting cancers at earlier, more treatable, stages, noted Roni Talukdar, MD, a breast imaging
When Dr. George Sofis, a board- certified diagnostic radiologist at Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg, started college at Duke University, he wanted to be an environmental engineer. But his career direction took a sharp turn. “My best friends were going into medicine,” he said. “Their