About Us

We are mobile ultrasound imaging service provider based in Worcestershire

Welcome to Sound Wave Imaging

Sound Wave Imaging (SWI) is a mobile ultrasound imaging service based in Worcestershire providing advanced first opinion abdominal, thoracic, neck and echocardiographic ultrasound imaging for canine and feline patients. We also provide minimally invasive diagnostic techniques including TruCut biopsy, Fine Needle Aspiration and therapeutic and diagnostic centesis.

SWI provides a comprehensive service including detailed assessment of the abdomen, thorax, neck and heart, and a personalised full written report of findings and some recommendations on treatment protocols will be provided for each case.

SWI 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) PgC (SADI) BSc (Hons) MRCVS
RCVS Advanced Veterinary Practitioner in Small Animal Diagnostic Imaging

Sound Wave Imaging was established in 2021 by Dr James Tolkien BVetMed (Hons) PgC (SADI) BSc (Hons) MRCVS. James Graduated from the Royal Veterinary college in 2016 and is based in small animal referral practice in Worcestershire. 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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