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
Affordable Care Act Mandates Insurance Coverage of Annual CT Lung Screening for High-Risk Patients
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.
Breast Tomosynthesis Mammograms Coming
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
VIVA Physician Assistant Achieves a First in Virginia
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
RAF Ranks Among Largest Radiology Practices in US
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,
VIVA Physician Honored by Professional Society
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).