50 Years of Serving You

We've come a long way in 50 years (and we don't just mean the fashion). Since 1967, Charlotte Radiology has become one of the nation's largest and most progressive radiology groups. Join us as we take a look back on five decades of setting trends in Charlotte.

1967

Our six founding physicians sign agreement to provide radiological services at Charlotte Memorial Hospital

1975

Charlotte Radiology physicians begin readings on the area's first CAT machine at Charlotte Memorial Hospital

1978

Charlotte Radiology physicians begin teaching medical students from UNC School of Medicine

1980s

Charlotte Radiology transitions to sub-specialty practice by hiring fellowship-trained physicians to provide expertise and treatments for specific areas of the body

1980

Charlotte Radiology physicians take part in clinical trial to bring a new type of scanner to the Charlotte area: MRI

1983

Charlotte Radiology hires the area's first radiologist trained in minimally invasive interventional treatments

1984

Physicians from Providence Radiology (soon to become part of Charlotte Radiology) develop a process to offer low-cost screening mammograms—paving the way for mammography to be used as more than a diagnostic tool

1987

Charlotte Radiology hires the area's first fellowship trained orthopedic radiologist to meet the needs of local orthopedic surgeons

1990

Charlotte Radiology continues to expand to meet hospital growth, employing 26 radiologists by year end

2006

Charlotte Radiology is the first to bring digital mammography to the Charlotte area

2007

Charlotte Radiology supports the opening of Levine Children's Hospital with monetary donation, gaining sponsorship of the "X-ray Café"

2011

Charlotte Radiology is the first in the area to offer mobile mammography with digital technology

2013

Charlotte Radiology is the first to bring Tomosynthesis (3D Mammography) to Charlotte

2017

Charlotte Radiology employs its 100th physician and continues to be one of the nation's largest and most clinically progressive radiology groups