Our Physicians

The Radiology Clinic offers a professional staff of 22 highly experienced radiologists. All of our radiologists have graduated from an accredited medical school, passed a licensing examination, and have completed a minimum of 4 years of graduate medical education (residency). Most have received additional education in the form of a post residency fellowship in a further field of specialty in radiology. Our radiologists are approved to practice by the American Board of Radiology.

James H. Bankston, M.D.

James H. Bankston, M.D.

Dr. Bankston, a native of Birmingham, Alabama, joined The Radiology Clinic in August of 2006. He received his undergraduate degree from Duke University in Durham, NC. His medical degree was completed at the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham, Alabama. His internship was completed at Carraway Methodist Medical Center in Birmingham, Alabama. He completed his residency at the University of Alabama Birmingham, Department of Radiology. Dr. Bankston’s fellowship in Body Imaging/MRI was completed at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, IL. He practices at The Radiology Clinic and is also on staff at DCH Regional Medical Center, Northport Medical Center, Fayette Medical Center and Pickens County Medical Center.

Jason R. Bearden, M.D.

Jason R. Bearden, M.D.

Dr. Bearden, a native of Selma, Alabama, joined The Radiology Clinic in July of 2006. He received his undergraduate degree in biology from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia. His medical degree was completed at the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham, Alabama. His internship and residency were completed at Baptist Health System in Birmingham, Alabama. Dr. Bearden’s fellowship in neuroradiology was completed at the Barrow Neurological Institute of St. Joseph’s Hospital in Phoenix, AZ. He practices at The Radiology Clinic and is also on staff at DCH Regional Medical Center, Northport Medical Center, Fayette Medical Center and Pickens County Medical Center. Dr. Bearden, while performing most radiology procedures, specializes in neuroradiology.

Hugh M. Borak, M.D.

Hugh M. Borak, M.D.

Dr. Hugh Borak, a native of New York, NY, has lived in Tuscaloosa since 2001. He received an undergraduate degree from University of Texas, a medical degree from University of Alabama School of Medicine, and a fellowship in musculoskeletal radiology from University of Alabama at Birmingham. He practices at The Radiology Clinic and is also on staff at DCH Regional Medical Center, Northport Medical Center, Fayette Medical Center and Pickens County Medical Center. Dr. Borak while performing most radiology procedures specializes in musculoskeletal radiology.

Elizabeth D. Caldwell, M.D.

Elizabeth D. Caldwell, M.D.

Dr. Elizabeth Caldwell, a native of Grenada, MS, has lived in Tuscaloosa since 1996. She received an undergraduate degree in physics from The University of Mississippi and a medical degree from University of Mississippi Medical School. She then completed a diagnostic radiology residency at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, and then a fellowship in neuroradiology at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. She practices at The Radiology Clinic and is also on staff at DCH Regional Medical Center, Northport Medical Center, Fayette Medical Center and Pickens County Medical Center. Dr. Caldwell practices almost all aspects of general radiology and specializes in neuroradiology.

Michael F. DeVenny, M.D.

Michael F. DeVenny, M.D.

Dr. Michael DeVenny, a native of Eufaula, AL, has lived in Tuscaloosa since 1996. He received an undergraduate degree from Auburn University, a medical degree from University of Alabama at Birmingham, and a fellowship in interventional radiology from University of Alabama Hospitals. He practices at The Radiology Clinic and is also on staff at DCH Regional Medical Center, Northport Medical Center, Fayette Medical Center and Pickens County Medical Center. Dr. DeVenny while performing most radiology procedures, specializes in interventional radiology.

Susan M. Griffith, M.D.

Susan M. Griffith, M.D.

Dr. Susan Griffith, a native of Andalusia, AL, has lived in Tuscaloosa since 1989. She received an undergraduate degree from University of Montevallo, and a medical degree from University of Alabama at Birmingham. She practices at The Radiology Clinic and is also on staff at DCH Regional Medical Center, Northport Medical Center, Fayette Medical Center and Pickens County Medical Center. Dr. Griffith while performing most radiology procedures, specializes in nuclear medicine.

Margaret C. Guarisco, M.D.

Margaret C. Guarisco, M.D.

Dr. Margaret Guarisco, a native of Oaklawn, IL, has lived in Tuscaloosa since 1998. She received an undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University Medical Center, a medical degree from Louisiana State University Medical Center, and a fellowship in body imaging with special emphasis on CT, MR and ultrasound from University of Alabama at Birmingham. She practices at The Radiology Clinic and is also on staff at DCH Regional Medical Center, Northport Medical Center, Fayette Medical Center and Pickens County Medical Center. Dr. Guarisco while performing most radiology procedures, specializes in body imaging with special emphasis on CT, MR and ultrasound.

R. Douglas Hamiter , M.D.

R. Douglas Hamiter , M.D.

Dr. Douglas Hamiter, a native of Tuscaloosa, AL, has lived in Tuscaloosa since 2001. He received an undergraduate degree from University of Alabama, a medical degree from University of Alabama School of Medicine at Birmingham, where he also received his diagnostic radiology training. He completed a fellowship in vascular and interventional radiology from University of Alabama Hospital. He practices at The Radiology Clinic and is also on staff at DCH Regional Medical Center, Northport Medical Center, Fayette Medical Center and Pickens County Medical Center. Dr. Hamiter while performing most radiology procedures, has special interest in vascular diseases and endovascular treatments.

Howard C. Holley , M.D.

Howard C. Holley , M.D.

Dr. Howard Holley, a native of Birmingham, AL, has lived in Tuscaloosa since 1988. He received an undergraduate degree from Emory University, a medical degree from University of Alabama School of Medicine at Birmingham, and a fellowship in CT, MRI and ultrasound from University of Alabama Hospital. He practices at The Radiology Clinic and is also on staff at DCH Regional Medical Center, Northport Medical Center, Fayette Medical Center and Pickens County Medical Center. Dr. Holley while performing most radiology procedures, specializes in CT, MRI and ultrasound.

R. Mark Kendrick, M.D.

R. Mark Kendrick, M.D.

Dr. Mark Kendrick, a native of McCalla, AL, has lived in Tuscaloosa since 1982. He received an undergraduate degree from The University of Alabama and a medical degree from The University of Alabama School of Medicine at Birmingham. He completed his residency in Diagnostic Radiology in 1982 from The University of Tennessee in Memphis and has been awarded the American Medical Association Physician's Recognition Award for Continuing Education 6 times since completing his residency. He practices at The Radiology Clinic and is also on staff at DCH Regional Medical Center, Northport Medical Center, Fayette Medical Center and Pickens County Medical Center.

Charles E. King, Jr., M.D.

Charles E. King, Jr., M.D.

Dr. Charles King, a native of Birmingham, AL, has lived in Tuscaloosa since 1984. He received an undergraduate degree from University of Alabama at Birmingham, and a medical degree from UAB School of Medicine. He practices at The Radiology Clinic and is also on staff at DCH Regional Medical Center, Northport Medical Center, Fayette Medical Center and Pickens County Medical Center.

Louis W. Lucas, M.D.

Louis W. Lucas, M.D.

Dr. Lucas, a native of West Blocton, Alabama, joined The Radiology Clinic in July of 2014. He received his undergraduate degree from Troy State University. His medical degree was completed at University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham, Alabama. His internship was completed at Baptist Medical Center in Birmingham, Alabama. He completed his residency in Diagnostic Radiology at University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Lucas' fellowship in Interventional Radiology was completed at University of Colorado in Aurora, Colorado. He practices at The Radiology Clinic and is also on staff at DCH Regional Medical Center, Northport Medical Center, Fayette Medical Center and Pickens County Medical Center.

J. Alex Lushington, M.D.

J. Alex Lushington, M.D.

Dr. Alex Lushington, a native of Birmingham, AL, has lived in Tuscaloosa since 1992. He received an undergraduate degree from University of Alabama, and a medical degree from University of South Alabama. He practices at The Radiology Clinic and is also on staff at DCH Regional Medical Center, Northport Medical Center, Fayette Medical Center and Pickens County Medical Center.

Timothy L. McGhee, M.D.

Timothy L. McGhee, M.D.

Dr. Timothy McGhee, a native of Atlanta, GA, has lived in Tuscaloosa since 1983. He received an undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University, and a medical degree from University of Tennessee. He practices at The Radiology Clinic and is also on staff at DCH Regional Medical Center, Northport Medical Center, Fayette Medical Center and Pickens County Medical Center.

Matthew M. Merritt, M.D.

Matthew M. Merritt, M.D.

Dr. Mathew Merritt, a native of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, has lived in Tuscaloosa since 2001. He received an undergraduate degree from University of Arkansas, a medical degree from University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and a fellowship in musculoskeletal radiology from LSU Medical Center and University of Mississippi Medical Center. He practices at The Radiology Clinic and is also on staff at DCH Regional Medical Center, Northport Medical Center, Fayette Medical Center and Pickens County Medical Center. Dr. Merritt while performing most radiology procedures, specializes in musculoskeletal radiology.

G. Christopher Miller, M.D.

G. Christopher Miller, M.D.

Dr. Christopher Miller, a native of Tampa, FL, has lived in Tuscaloosa since 2000. He received an undergraduate degree from University of South Florida, a medical degree from University of South Florida College of Medicine, and a fellowship in vascular and interventional radiology from University of Alabama at Birmingham. He practices at The Radiology Clinic and is also on staff at DCH Regional Medical Center, Northport Medical Center, Fayette Medical Center and Pickens County Medical Center. Dr. Miller while performing most radiology procedures, specializes in vascular and interventional radiology.

Russell A. Scholl, M.D.

Russell A. Scholl, M.D.

Dr. Russell Scholl, a native of New Orleans, LA, has lived in Tuscaloosa since 1989. He received an undergraduate degree from Northeast Louisiana University, a medical degree from Louisiana State University, and a fellowship in neuroradiology from University of Alabama Hospital. He practices at The Radiology Clinic and is also on staff at DCH Regional Medical Center, Northport Medical Center, Fayette Medical Center and Pickens County Medical Center. Dr. Scholl while performing most radiology procedures, specializes in neuroradiology.

David A. Smith , M.D.

David A. Smith , M.D.

Dr. David A. Smith, a native of Fort Walton Beach, FL, joined the practice in 2004. He received a B.S. in chemical engineering from the University of Alabama and a medical degree from The University of Alabama School of Medicine at Birmingham. He completed his residency in Diagnostic Radiology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS. He practices at The Radiology Clinic and is also on staff at DCH Regional Medical Center, Northport Medical Center, Fayette Medical Center and Pickens County Medical Center.

Christopher Jon Sneckenberger, M.D.

Christopher Jon Sneckenberger, M.D.

Dr. Sneckenberger, a native of Fort Hood , TX , joined The Radiology Clinic in June of 2005. He received his undergraduate degree in biomedical sciences from the University of South Alabama in Mobile . His medical degree was completed at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. Both his internship and a residency program were completed at the University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville . Dr. Sneckenberger's fellowship in interventional radiology was completed at the University of Alabama Birmingham . He practices at The Radiology Clinic and is also on staff at DCH Regional Medical Center , Northport Medical Center , Fayette Medical Center and Pickens County Medical Center . Dr. Sneckenberger while performing most radiology procedures, specializes in interventional radiology.

J. Byron Speed, M.D.

J. Byron Speed, M.D.

Dr. Byron Speed, a native of Starkville, Ms, has lived in Tuscaloosa since 1995. He attended Mississippi State University, received an undergraduate degree from The University of Mississippi, and a medical degree from The University of Mississippi. He received his diagnostic radiology training at The University of Alabama at Birmingham, where he also completed a fellowship in Vascular and Interventional Radiology. In addition to board certification, Dr. Speed has also received a Certificate of Added Qualification in Vascular and Interventional Radiology. He practices at The Radiology Clinic and is also on staff at DCH Regional Medical Center, Northport Medical Center, Fayette Medical Center and Pickens County Medical Center.

Richard C . Vaum, M.D.

Richard C . Vaum, M.D.

Dr. Richard Vaum, a native of Auburn, NY, has lived in Tuscaloosa since 1988. He received an undergraduate degree from The Johns Hopkins University, a medical degree from University of Pennsylvania, and a fellowship in neuroradiology from University of South Florida. He practices at The Radiology Clinic and is also on staff at DCH Regional Medical Center, Northport Medical Center, Fayette Medical Center and Pickens County Medical Center. Dr. Vaum while performing most radiology procedures, specializes in neuroradiology.

Bernard J. Veillon, M.D.

Bernard J. Veillon, M.D.

Dr. Bernard Veillon, a native of Baton Rouge, LA, has lived in Tuscaloosa since 2000. He received an undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge, a medical degree from Louisiana State University Medical Center-Shreveport, and a fellowship in CT, MR and ultrasound (Body Imaging) from University of Mississippi Medical Center. He practices at The Radiology Clinic and is also on staff at DCH Regional Medical Center, Northport Medical Center, Fayette Medical Center and Pickens County Medical Center. Dr. Veillon while performing most radiology procedures, specializes in CT, MR and ultrasound (Body Imaging).