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Registered Vascular Technologists

A vascular technologist is an allied health professional who specializes in the use ultrasound equipment and technologies to help physicians diagnose disorders related to the body’s blood flow. All of our technologists are ARDMS Registered Vascular Technologists (RVT) and the lab is led by technical director Robin Williamson.

Robin Williamson, RDMS, RVT

Robin has over 20 years of experience as an ultrasound technologist and has worked in the Vascular Center since 2004. She is a graduate of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program at University of Maryland Baltimore County and has served as a clinical instructor for the program for more than 15 years. Mrs. Williamson is a member of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine and the Society of Vascular Ultrasound. She is certified by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography and holds registries in Vascular Technology (VT), Abdominal (AB), and Obstetrical/Gynecology (OB). Robin currently serves as a Manuscript Reviewer for the Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography.


Nicole Brandts, RDMS, RVT

Nicole Brandts, RVT

Nicole has over 15 years of experience as an ultrasound technologist and has worked at the Vascular Center since 2006. She is a registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, registered Vascular Technologist, and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Women's Health from the University of Maryland Baltimore County. Mrs. Brandts manages the Vascular Center's Community Vascular Screening Program, a free community service initiative that provides testing for early detection of vascular disease.


Nicole Smith, RVT

Nicole Smith, RVT

Nicole is a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer registered in vascular sonography. She has been performing ultrasounds since 2009 and has been a member of the Vascular Center team since 2012. Mrs. Smith is a clinical instructor for and graduate of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program at University of Maryland Baltimore County.


Matthew Russo, RVT

Matt Russo, RVT

Matthew is a certified registered vascular technologist with more than 5 years of experience and has worked at the Vascular Center since 2016. He is a graduate of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. Prior to going to school for ultrasound he obtained a Bachelor's degree in Biology from Salisbury University.

For more information or to make an appointment with The Vascular Center at UM BWMC, call 410-553-8300.