Message from the Section Chief

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Message from the Section Chief

Neuroradiology is a subspecialty that uses a broad range of diagnostic and treatment methodologies, including CT, MRI and x-ray, to examine various abnormalities and disorders of the brain, face, head, neck, peripheral nerves and spine. As experts in our field, we consult with research investigators and referring providers while striving for excellence in education, patient care and research. ~ Ahmet Baykal, M.D., Ph.D.

Overview

Neuroradiology is comprised of fellowship-trained, board certified radiologists who are highly skilled in MRI, CT, myelography, diagnostic cerebral and spinal angiography and perfusion imaging, as well as MR spectroscopy.

Neuroradiology is a subspecialty of radiology which focuses on the diagnosis of diseases and disorders of the brain, spine, and the head and neck region. These diseases and disorders include stroke, brain tumors, aneurysms and vascular malformations, demyelinating disease and degenerative diseases of the spine, trauma, and head and neck cancer. Our radiologists perform image-guided procedures for diagnostic purposes including fluoroscopic guided lumbar punctures, myelograms and cisternograms.

There is active collaboration with specialists in neurology, neurosurgery, ENT, and oncology to offer life-saving treatments including coil embolization of aneurysms, arterial stenting, embolization of vascular malformations, thrombectomy for treatment of acute stroke and biopsy of tumors that affect the head and spine. Neuroradiology is integral to VCU Health's designation as a Level I Stroke and Trauma Center.

Neuroradiology

Ahmet Baykal, M.D., Ph.D.

Ahmet Baykal, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Ahmet Baykal, M.D., Ph.D.

Ahmet Baykal, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Radiology

Assistant Professor
Director, Neuroradiology

Phone: (804) 828-8688

Fax: (804) 628-1132

Email: ahmet.baykal@vcuhealth.org

Address/Location:
Main Hospital, Room 3-414

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S. Mohammad H. Gharavi, M.D.

S. Mohammad H. Gharavi, M.D.

Assistant Professor

S. Mohammad H. Gharavi, M.D.

S. Mohammad H. Gharavi, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Radiology

Email: SeyedMohammad.Gharavi@vcuhealth.org

Address/Location:
Main Hospital

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Siddhi Shah, M.D.

Siddhi Shah, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Siddhi Shah, M.D.

Siddhi Shah, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Radiology

Phone: (804) 828-0552

Fax: (804) 628-1132

Email: siddhi.shah@vcuhealth.org

Address/Location:
Main Hospital, Room 3-428

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Warren A. Stringer, M.D.

Warren A. Stringer, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Warren A. Stringer, M.D.

Warren A. Stringer, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Radiology

Phone: (804) 828-5099

Fax: (804) 628-1132

Email: warren.stringer@vcuhealth.org

Address/Location:
Main Hospital, Room 3-424

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Brian Suddarth, M.D.

Brian Suddarth, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Brian Suddarth, M.D.

Brian Suddarth, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Radiology

Phone: (804) 828-4880

Fax: (804) 628-1132

Email: brian.suddarth@vcuhealth.org

Address/Location:
Main Hospital, Room 3-434

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Yang Tang, M.D.

Yang Tang, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Yang Tang, M.D.

Yang Tang, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Radiology

Assistant Professor
Director, Emergency Radiology

Phone: (804) 828-5098

Fax: (804) 628-1132

Email: yang.tang@vcuhealth.org

Address/Location:
Main Hospital, Room 3-428

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