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Fredericksburg, VA, August 12, 2021-Medical Imaging of Fredericksburg, a partnership between Mary Washington Healthcare (MWHC) and Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg has announced the arrival of their new dual source CT scanner, which adds to the existing capabilities of its Advanced Diagnostic Imaging Technology.

Dr. Neil B. Green, physician director of cardiac imaging for Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg says, “Medical Imaging of Fredericksburg’s new dual-source computed tomography (CT) scanner will deliver dramatically faster tests and sharper images, including ’motion-free‘ images for rapid diagnosis of heart disease. It will also open up enticing possibilities for new imaging capabilities—all at a fraction of the standard radiation dose.”

Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg (RAF) is pleased to announce its ranking among the Exemplary 80 in the 2019 group practice survey conducted by Radiology Business Journal (RBJ). This is the 12th annual recognition for Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg by Radiology Business Journal. 

RBJ’s survey, previously known as the Radiology 100 survey, was changed to the Exemplary 80 in 2019’s survey, to reflect that “…radiology is evolving, consolidating and all the while innovating in this time of transition from volume to value across U.S. healthcare.” 

Fredericksburg, VA (PRUnderground) September 30th, 2019 — Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg (RAF) welcomes three new Radiologists to the practice: Drs. Robin Gwaltney, Akhil Khetarpal and Heather Newman. Dr. Gwaltney is Board Certified in Diagnostic Radiology and completed her women’s imaging fellowship at Ellen Shaw de Paredes Institute of Women’s Imaging, after which she joined Radiology of Huntsville, Alabama. Dr. Gwaltney will continue her dedicated service to women at both the Imaging Center for Women in Fredericksburg and North Stafford.

Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg applauds the FDA’s new measures to improve breast cancer screening and provide more information to patients. RAF has long been a proponent of these measures and has been implementing them in our mammography facilities for years. Press Release: March 27 2019 - Reprinted from U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Fredericksburg, VA (PRUnderground) November 26th, 2018. Radiology Business has once again named Virginia-based professional physician group Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg (RAF) among the top 100 radiology groups in its eleventh annual ranking of the largest private radiology practices in the United States. The annual Radiology 100 survey ranks America’s top radiology practices based on the practice’s total number of FTE (full-time equivalent) radiologists. RAF has moved up in the rankings from #89 to #75.

Dr. Talukdar was invited on WFVA to share about why annual screening mammograms are so important for women.

"When we look at all the things that impact survival [of breast cancer], the biggest thing is how early we detect breast cancer."

Listen to Dr. Talukdar talk about why early detection is vital in fighting breast cancer on WFVA.

Beginning in March of 2018, Anthem will require that most high-end imaging studies be completed in a non-hospital-based outpatient setting. The new rules will require that MRIs, CTs, and PET/CTs be referred to locations such as those available through Medical Imaging of Fredericksburg instead of being provided in a hospital or location billing as a hospital. Our community is fortunate that Medical Imaging of Fredericksburg has many locations in the area, including those at Lee’s Hill, Central Fredericksburg, and North Stafford.

Dr. John Statler, a Board Certified, Fellowship Trained Interventional Radiologist with Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg, Ltd (RAF) and Virginia Interventional and Vascular Associates (VIVA), spoke on the consequences of untreated venous disease at the Virginia Heart and Vascular Institute Symposium on February 24th.

Radiology Business has named Virginia-based professional physician group Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg (RAF) among the top 100 radiology groups in its tenth anniversary.

Virginia Interventional & Vascular Associates (VIVA) has achieved two accreditations that speak to the excellence of its patient care, noted VIVA Director Jennifer Dawson. The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) has accredited VIVA following an independent, external evaluation process that distinguishes this office-based surgery center from many other outpatient facilities.

Medical Imaging of Fredericksburg is eagerly awaiting new PET/CT equipment that will further improve the region’s imaging capabilities for local cancer patients, said Practice Administrator Chris Snyder. The center expects to begin using the new equipment this summer. Imaging Advances will carry more information in upcoming issues.

According to current Medicare regulations, starting January 1, 2018, providers who order advanced outpatient imaging tests for Medicare patients must first consult with an approved clinical decision support (CDS) system or the studies will not be covered, reported Edwin Swager, CEO of Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg (RAF).

Fast medical imaging tests are critical for accurate stroke diagnosis and treatment. Armed with the results of computed tomographic (CT) scans, radiologists support medical response teams to help determine whether a patient has suffered a stroke or has another condition mimicking the symptoms.

Debra Randolph doesn’t smoke and walks 3 to 5 miles at a clip, but she also has high blood pressure and a family history of heart disease.

When the Orange County ophthalmic technician read about a new test that could evaluate whether she might have early-stage heart disease, she thought she’d have it done so she could cross it off her list.

FREDERICKSBURG, VA, JANUARY 26, 2017 - Dr. Christopher M. Meyer has been named president of Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg (RAF), the largest provider of professional medical imaging services in the region. RAF physicians serve patients at Mary Washington Hospital, Stafford Hospital, Medical Imaging of Fredericksburg, LLC, RAF’s interventional radiology practice Virginia Interventional & Vascular Associates, and offices in Richmond and Northern Virginia.