To be the preferred provider of high quality, state-of-the-art, sub-specialized diagnostic and interventional radiology services.
- Patient care first
- Integrity and compassion
- Fairness and respect to all
- Collegiality and cooperation
Advanced Radiology and STARS are two separate companies made up of a diverse group of individuals working toward a common goal. We strive to create a workplace that celebrates the differences of our employees, providers and patients, and take responsibility for creating a culture of inclusion, curiosity and diversity of thought. We recognize that our unique perspectives help us do a better job of caring for our community. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
ARS will be the leader in the practice of radiology, offering specialized comprehensive radiology services, supported by strong management, information technology, and billing services. Quality and efficiency will result from the professional synergies at all levels within the corporation.
Advanced Radiology Services, PC (ARS) formed in 1997 when the independent radiology practices serving Butterworth and Blodgett Hospitals in Grand Rapids, Michigan merged. Several mergers followed including the oldest radiology practice in the United States, Kalamazoo Radiology, which began service in 1897. ARS has grown to become one of the largest private radiology practices in the country, performing 1.6 million procedures annually and covering a significant portion of Michigan with 18 hospital contracts. STARS, a wholly owned entity of ARS, provides professional administrative and billing services and is led by experts in practice management, IT, revenue cycle administration and legal services.
As a nationally recognized practice Advanced Radiology Services provides sub-specialized final reports 24/7. The practice is committed to state of the art technologies from clinical procedures to IT infrastructure and clinical applications, placing us at the leading edge of our profession.
1997 – ARS was formed when the two independent radiology practices servicing Butterworth and Blodgett Hospitals merged.
2003 – Kalamazoo Radiology, P.C, one of the oldest radiology practices in the US joins ARS. Their legacy of service in the Southwest Michigan area dates back to 1897.
2005 – ARS merges with Grand Valley Radiology.
2008 – Ingham Radiology Associates in Lansing joins ARS.
2010 – ARS physicians play a lead role in developing the radiology program for the newly opened Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in Grand Rapids.
2015 – ARS expands to service Bronson Battle Creek.
2016 – ARS expands to service Spectrum Ludington.
2017 – ARS expands to service Spectrum Big Rapids.
2018 – ARS expands to service Allegan Community Hospital, Spectrum Pennock Hospital and HealthPointe in Grand Haven. Radiology Associates of Berrien County joins ARS to service Lakeland Health in Niles, St. Joseph and Watervliet.
2019 – ARS forms joint venture with Michigan State University – Spartan Radiology, LLC to provide services to McLaren Greater Lansing beginning 1/1/20
2020 – ARS expands to provide services to McLaren Bay Region and Memorial Healthcare in Owosso