Virginia Interventional and Vascular Associates Vascular Lab earns Vascular Testing reaccreditation by the IAC

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Early detection of life threatening heart disorders, stroke and other diseases is possible through the use of vascular testing procedures performed within hospitals, outpatient centers and physicians’ offices. Cardiovascular diseases are the No. 1 cause of death in the United States. On average, one American dies every 39 seconds of cardiovascular disease – disorders of the heart and blood vessels. …

Dr. Christopher M. Meyer has been named president of Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg

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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 …

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Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg Again Ranked One of Largest Radiology Practices in US

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Size Matters, Providing 24/7 Local Radiology Coverage and Access to Major Subspecialties   FREDERICKSBURG, VA, November 15, 2016 – For the third straight year, Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg (RAF) has been recognized by Radiology Business Journal as one of the nation’s 100 largest privately owned radiology practices. The journal announced its 2016 “Radiology 100” ranking in the October/November issue.

Microwave Ablation

In News, Procedures by Amy

If you have been diagnosed with liver, kidney, lung or bone cancer, but you are not a good candidate for surgery because of your other medical conditions or age, you may want to consider Microwave Ablation (MWA). VIVA will soon offer this treatment to patients who would otherwise be forced to travel to Washington or Baltimore for it. Once specialized …

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Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg Welcomes Dr. Samer Hijaz

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FREDERICKSBURG, VA, Sept. 13, 2016 –Radiologic Associates of Virginia (RAF) is pleased to announce that Dr. Samer Hijaz, a fellowship-trained interventional radiologist with deep roots in Virginia, has joined the practice, Dr. R. Donald Doherty, Jr., said today. RAF interventional radiologists and vascular surgeons serve patients at Virginia Interventional & Vascular Associates (VIVA), the group’s outpatient facility near Lee’s Hill …

Now Available in Fredericksburg: Painless Screening Exam To Help Prevent Heart Attacks, Strokes

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FREDERICKSBURG, Va., June 30, 2016 – A painless screening exam that provides early warning of risks for heart attacks and strokes is now available to patients in the Fredericksburg area, physicians with Virginia Interventional & Vascular Associates (VIVA) announced today. The carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) screening exam is used at major medical centers to detect early signs of atherosclerosis, a …

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VIVA conveniently positioned to treat PAD

In Featured, News, PAD by Amy

Do you experience pain in your legs when walking, resting or at night?  If so, you might suffer from Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD). Eight to 10 million Americans suffer from PAD, characterized by poor blood flow to their arms, legs or feet.  It can result from smoking, diabetes, longstanding high blood pressure, atherosclerosis, advanced age or high cholesterol. It can …

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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 …

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Dr. Jaime All Joins Virginia Interventional & Vascular Associates

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FREDERICKSBURG, VA, Jan. 6, 2016 – Virginia Interventional & Vascular Associates (VIVA) is pleased to welcome Dr. Jaime All to its practice. Dr. All is a board-certified and fellowship-trained interventional radiologist who specializes in minimally invasive endovascular treatments for peripheral arterial disease, deep vein thrombosis, trauma affecting the extremities, and other conditions. He also performs procedures for cancer, uterine fibroids, …

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Interventional radiology—a vital part of cancer treatment

In Interventional Oncology, Interventional Radiology, News by Amy

Interventional radiology plays an indispensable role in numerous procedures during the diagnosis and treatment of cancer patients. Before a patient arrives in the procedure room for the first time, VIVA interventional radiologists participate in the planning process as part of a multidisciplinary cancer treatment team. The team includes physicians from various subspecialties including oncology, radiation oncology, surgery, pathology and diagnostic …