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Radiology Associates of Florida, P.A. Contracts with Sarasota Memorial Health Care System

For immediate release…

TAMPA, Fla. (June 1, 2013) – Radiology Associates of Tampa, P.A. dba Radiology Associates of Florida, P.A. has entered into a Professional Services Agreement with Sarasota Memorial Health Care System.
Radiology Associates of Florida has served the Tampa Bay market for over 40 years.  During this tenure, Radiology Associates of Florida has held the professional service contract at Tampa General Hospital and more recently, Town & Country Hospital. 

Radiology Associates of Florida recently expanded its team to 46 board-certified radiologists and dedicated 16 specialists to Sarasota Memorial. The Sarasota team includes several highly regarded radiologists from Sarasota Memorial’s previously contracted group (Radiology Associates of Sarasota), and includes full-time, fellowship-trained, board certified radiologists covering 11 sub-specialties, including pediatric and neuro-interventional specialists. All live in the Sarasota community and will provide 24/7 in-house coverage for the health system.

“Our practice is excited about this new partnership with Sarasota Memorial Health Care System and the caliber of the new members joining our group. We are very honored and humbled to be a part such a great system,” said Larry T. Smith, Chief Executive Officer of Radiology Associates of Florida.

Sarasota Memorial Health Care System is a regional referral center offering Southwest Florida’s greatest breadth and depth of inpatient, outpatient and extended care services, with more than 800,000 patient visits a year. Sarasota Memorial’s 806-bed acute care hospital has been recognized repeatedly as one of the nation’s largest, safest and best, with superior patient outcomes and a complete continuum of outpatient services– from urgent care clinics and physician groups, laboratory and diagnostic imaging centers, to home health and skilled nursing & rehabilitation.

Radiology Associates of Florida was established in 1970.  Over the last 40 plus years, Radiology Associates of Florida has expanded its practice to 46 Board certified radiologists’ who sub-specialize in all sub specialties of radiology.  Sub-specialties include cardiac imaging, thoracic imaging, nuclear medicine, vascular & interventional, pediatric radiology, musculoskeletal imaging, neuroradiology, women’s imaging, body imaging, emergency imaging, and neurointerventional radiology.  Board certifications include American Board of Radiology, American Board of Nuclear Medicine, Certification Board of Cardiovascular CT, and the Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology.  In addition to the aforementioned board certifications, a select number of radiologists within the group hold Certificates of Added Qualification(s) (CAQ) in Neuroradiology, Pediatric Radiology, and Vascular & Interventional Radiology.   Radiologists within Radiology Associates of Florida have received fellowship (FACR & FSIR) designations from the American College of Radiology and the Society of Interventional Radiology.  The radiologists within our clinical radiology practice participate in the academic missions of research and teaching through their serving as faculty for USF College of Medicine, Department of Radiology.                                                                                       

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Frank Connelly, Chief Marketing Officer
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