About Us


To be the preferred provider of high quality, state-of-the-art, sub-specialized diagnostic and interventional radiology services.

Core Values

  • Patient care first
  • Excellence
  • Integrity and compassion
  • Fairness and respect to all
  • Collegiality and cooperation


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.

Physician Owned

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.


Advanced Radiology Services was formed in 1997, when the two independent radiology practices serving Butterworth and Blodgett Hospitals merged.

January 2001, Advanced Radiology Services acquired the radiology practice serving Metropolitan Hospital in Grand Rapids.

April 2003, Kalamazoo Radiology, P.C., one of the oldest radiology practices in the United States, joined ARS

July 2005, Advanced Radiology Services merged with Grand Valley Radiology.

December  2008, physicians from Ingham Radiology Associates joined Advanced Radiology Services.

A major collaborative effort came to life in September 2010 when the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine dedicated the Secchia Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Advanced Radiology Services physicians are playing a lead role in developing the Radiology program for the new medical school from the ground up.