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). Check-in for early appointment times Monday through Friday begins at 6:15 a.m.

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 17 radiologists. Our radiologists also provide imaging services at DCH Regional Medical Center, Northport Medical Center, Fayette Medical Center, Thomasville Regional Hospital, Whitfield Regional Hospital, Northwest Medical Center, Hale County Hospital, Lakeland Community Hospital, and University Medical Center 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 for the following holidays days:

Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and the following Friday & Saturday, Christmas, and New Year's Day. We close early on New Year's Eve (5pm).

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), electronic transmission, or fax. 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, Fayette Medical Center., Thomasville Regional Medical Center, Northwest Medical Center, Whitfield Regional Hospital, Hale County Hospital, and Lakeland Community Hospital. 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.