Frequently Asked Questions

 

Where are you located?

We are located at 208 McFarland Circle North, which is at the corner of Academy Drive (3rd Avenue North) and McFarland Boulevard (Highway 82) in north Tuscaloosa. We are near Regions Bank, Burger King, a Chevron station and professional offices.

What are your office hours?

The Radiology Clinic is open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8:00 a.m. to noon on Saturday. Not all examinations are performed during these periods of time, but your appointment will be scheduled within the appropriate time period(s).

What services do you provide?

We provide mammography, general x-ray, DEXA scans, nuclear medicine studies, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound, vascular studies, and positron emission tomography (PET).

How many physicians do you have and do you serve other facilities?

Currently there are 23 radiologists. Our radiologists also provide imaging services at DCH Regional Medical Center, Northport Medical Center, Pickens Medical Center, Fayette Medical Center, Bryce Hospital, University Medical Center, and Partlow in addition to various physicians’ private office.

Do you accept most types of private insurance?

Yes, the physicians of The Radiology Clinic are PMD provider physicians for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama and we accept Medicare, Medicaid and most commercial insurance. Depending on your coverage, a co-pay may be required at the time of service. Please click here to see a complete list of our major insurance providers.

Do you accept private pay patients?

All patients are welcome at The Radiology Clinic including private pay patients. Financial arrangements prior to the study will be made with our financial counselors for those who do not have insurance.

Is The Radiology Clinic closed for any holidays?

The Radiology Clinic is closed on the following days:

Memorial Day May 23rdand 25th Closed
Independence Day July 4th Closed
Labor Day September 7th Closed
  November 25 Open 7:00AM - 5:00PM
Thanksgiving November 26, 27 & 28 Closed
Christmas  December 24th 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
 

December 25th Closed

New Year's

December 31st Open 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

January 1st Closed

 

How do I make an appointment?

Your doctor can make an appointment for you by calling (205) 345-2000. We do not accept patients who do not have an order for a test from a physician. All patients who come to The Radiology Clinic must be referred by their doctor.

How does my doctor get the results of my study?

Your doctor will receive a report as soon as possible either by being called (for very serious matters), facsimile transmission or U.S. mail. Your physician typically tells how he or she would like to be contacted and we will honor those requests.

When will I receive my results?

After your physician has been notified, he or she will either call you, or will have instructed you to call his/her office to obtain the results of your study. 

Where can I get additional information about radiology matters or specifics about a test?

This site contains links to various other web sites that can provide you that information.

Why did I receive a bill from The Radiology Clinic when I had my exam at the hospital?

In addition to The Radiology Clinic, our physicians are responsible for reading the images made at DCH Regional Medical Center, Northport Medical Center, Pickens County Medical Center and Fayette Medical Center. You may receive a statement from us for the professional interpretation (results) portion of your exam and a bill from the hospital for performing the exam.