About Us

We are mobile ultrasound imaging service provider based in Worcestershire

Welcome to Sound Wave Imaging

Sound Wave Imaging is a peripatetic ultrasound imaging service based in Worcestershire providing advanced abdominal, echocardiographic, thoracic, cervical and musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging for canine and feline patients across the country.

We also provide minimally invasive diagnostic sampling techniques including TruCut biopsy, Fine Needle Aspiration and therapeutic and diagnostic centesis (pericardiocentesis, cholecystocentesis and cystocentesis).

We provide a comprehensive service including detailed assessment of the abdomenthoraxneck and heart. A personalised full written report of findings and recommendations on treatment protocols will be provided for each case within 24hours of the examination.

Sound Wave Imaging covers a 70 mile radius providing exceptional service to Worcestershire, Gloucestershire, Warwickshire, Oxfordshire, Cotswolds, West Midlands, Midlands and the South West.

For more information on our coverage please head to the contact us page.

Meet the Team


Dr James Tolkien

BVetMed (Hons) PgCert (SADI) BSc (Hons) MRCVS RCVS Advanced Veterinary Practitioner in Small Animal Diagnostic Imaging

Sound Wave Imaging was established in 2021 by James and his business manager Ellen. James Graduated from the Royal Veterinary college in 2016 and has worked in a number of busy first opinion practices where he developed his passion for diagnostic imaging, going on to complete his advanced certificate in the area in 2021. James is also a senior clinician in a busy small animal referral practice in Worcestershire where he takes imaging and medicine referrals. His passion is, and always has been diagnostic imaging in particular ultrasonography including diagnostic and therapeutic techniques. During his time in practice, he has developed his skill set not only with ultrasound but working closely with endoscopy and Computer Tomography and therefore is happy to comment on further diagnostic imaging protocols and can arrange referrals for more advanced work up as needed.


Ellen Golby

Business Support Manager

Ellen is responsible for the day to day running of Sound Wave Imaging, from making appointments, managing accounts and assisting with any queries that you may have.
To make an appointment, arrange a referral or to discuss your account with us, please do not hesitate to get in touch.


Orchard House, Long Hyde Road, South Littleton, Worcestershire. WR11 8TH

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07977 017 310

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