DOUGLAS BROWN, MD, FACR
Dr. Brown completed undergraduate and medical school at the University of Virginia. His Transitional Internship, Diagnostic Radiology Residency and 2 year Neuroradiology Fellowship were at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington DC.
After a time as a neuroradiologist on active duty in the United States Army, at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, TX, he joined his current practice, Hampton Roads Radiology Associates.
He is a previous president of the Medical Staff at Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital and has been Chairman of the Peer Review Committee at that hospital. He served as a member of the ACR expert panel on Neuroimaging from 2010-2014. His clinical interests are diagnostic neuroradiology and cement augmentation procedures.
JEFFREY MCTAVISH, MD, FACR
Dr. Jeff McTavish, practices with Hampton Roads Radiology Associates, a large regional practice that services Sentara and Bon Secours Hospitals. He is a specialist in abdominal imaging.
Dr. McTavish grew up in a small town outside Toronto. He decided on a medical career by high school, although he also was a gifted piano player and earned an associate degree in piano performance from Toronto’s Royal Conservatory of Music. Dr. McTavish completed a medical degree and residency in Diagnostic Radiology at the University of Toronto, followed by a fellowship in Body MRI at Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He chose radiology due to rapid progress in imaging technology that have turned CT and MRI into the crucial diagnostic tools now taken for granted. After three years as an Attending Radiologist at Brigham and Women’s and Harvard Medical School, Dr. McTavish moved to Hampton Roads in 2002 to work at Hampton Roads Radiology Associates. He has been President of the practice since 2009.
Dr. McTavish has served as chair and physician lead of Sentara’s Imaging High Performance Team, a collaborative initiative to standardize advanced reporting, radiation dose, technology assessment and patient experiences across 12 hospitals in Virginia, one in North Carolina, and eight radiology practices. He was physician lead on Sentara’s drive to drastically shorten wait times between screening mammograms and tissue biopsies; is principal investigator on a push to identify malignant pulmonary nodules earlier; and is physician lead on an electronic decision support system to help physicians prescribe the correct radiology studies.
Dr. McTavish is a member of the American College of Radiology, the Virginia Radiological Society, the Society for Advanced Body Imaging, and the Medical Society of Virginia.
EFSTATHIOS SPINOS, MD, FACR
Dr. Spinos completed his undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University of Central Florida. He attended medical school at the University of South Florida, College of Medicine, he completed his residency in diagnostic radiology at Bowman Gray School of Medicine, and a fellowship in neuroradiology also at Bowman-Gray School of Medicine. He is board certified in both Diagnostic Radiology as well as Vascular and Interventional Radiology but since the mid-90s has primarily practiced Neurointerventional Radiology. He is a partner in Radiology Associates of Richmond in Richmond, VA where he has been since 1984.
He is currently a senior member of the Society of Neurointerventional Surgery, as well as a member of the American College of Radiology, the Society of Interventional Radiology, the American Society of Neuroradiology, the Virginia Radiologic Society and the Richmond Radiologic Society.
ACR Fellowship is awarded to members of the College in good standing who have demonstrated service to ACR; evidenced significant accomplishments in scientific or clinical research in the field of radiology; made significant contributions to literature; and/or provided outstanding work as a teacher of radiology. Only 10 percent of College members have been awarded this honor.
Fellowship is awarded to diagnostic radiologists, radiation oncologists, interventional radiologists, medical physicists, and nuclear medicine physicians at the Convocation held during the ACR annual meeting.
The degree of Fellow of the American College of Radiology has been conferred on the members listed below who have been approved and elected by the ACR Board of Chancellors.