Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg Announces Key Executive Promotions

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Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg (RAF) has promoted Chris Snyder to the position of practice administrator for Virginia Medical Imaging and Virginia Interventional & Vascular Associates (VIVA), RAF CEO Ed Swager announced today. The practice administrator provides executive leadership for four outpatient imaging centers that are a partnership of RAF and Mary Washington Healthcare – Medical Imaging of Fredericksburg, the Imaging Center for Women, Medical Imaging at Lee’s Hill, and Medical Imaging of North Stafford – as well as VIVA’s outpatient interventional radiology and vascular surgery facility.Aatif Rahman has been named director of technical services for Virginia Medical Imaging’s four centers, filling the post that Snyder held from April 2014 until his recent promotion.

As practice administrator, Snyder supports the four imaging centers and interventional radiology facility in delivering cost-effective, high-quality services to the community. Before moving to the region in 2014, Snyder was director of clinical services for a health care system in Florida. A certified radiology administrator, he holds a master’s degree in health administration and his been in health care leadership for more than 20 years.

As director of technical services, Rahman oversees the management of the four imaging centers. He previously managed medical imaging facilities for a health system in Arizona, and before that was director of four outpatient imaging centers in the Chicago area, his hometown. Rahman holds a bachelor’s degree in health service management and has been in the health care field for 30 years.

About Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg

Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg is the largest provider of medical imaging services in the Fredericksburg, Virginia, region, including Spotsylvania and Stafford counties. The group’s 29 radiologists and two vascular surgeons serve patients at two hospitals (Mary Washington Hospital and Stafford Hospital), four imaging facilities (Medical Imaging of Fredericksburg, the Imaging Center for Women, Medical Imaging at Lee’s Hill, and Medical Imaging of North Stafford), and RAF’s interventional radiology practice, Virginia Interventional & Vascular Associates.  The practice’s radiologists also interpret all imaging studies for Stafford Hospital Imaging in Woodbridge. For more information, visit or call (540) 361-1000.

About Virginia Interventional & Vascular Associates

VIVA, a part of Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg, is the region’s only interventional radiology and vascular surgery practice. Treatments offered by VIVA physicians include minimally invasive procedures for uterine fibroids, varicose veins/spider veins, cancer, compression fractures caused by osteoporosis, chronic pain, and many other conditions. VIVA physicians also provide the full range of vascular surgery care including catheter-based and open procedures. For more information, visit or call (540) 654-9118.