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Vulcan Imaging Associates (VIA) formerly Radiology Associates of Birmingham (RAB) is a diversified radiology group based in Birmingham, Alabama comprised of more than 28 Radiologists and Musculoskeletal Fellows. Our roots can be traced back to 1915 when James A. Meadows, Sr., MD began serving what is now St. Vincent’s Birmingham Hospital.  Having proudly severed patients and our community for the past 100 years; we are one of the oldest, most established radiology groups in the state of Alabama.

 

In accordance with our commitment to excellence and self-improvement, the majority of our radiologists are fellowship-trained having completed an extra 1-2 years of specialized training beyond residency.  We provide a full range of radiology services ranging from interpretation of all modalities including radiography, CT, MR, ultrasound, nuclear medicine and mammography, interventional procedures including biopsies, injections, pain management and drainages involving any location in the body; and cutting edge services including 2D shear wave elastography for liver fibrosis/cirrhosis staging and full range of musculoskeletal ultrasound services rarely seen outside quaternary care centers.

 

Our mission at VIA is to provide our patients and referring physicians with the highest quality, most consistent, and most state-of-the art radiology services as we continue to expand into communities both in Alabama and Georgia.