Medical College of Georgia Department of Radiology and Imaging


RAMON FIGUEROA,  MD, FACR:  INTERIM Chair

WILLIAM BATES, MD:  INTERIM VICE-CHAIR

Gilberto Sostre, MD:  Program Director - Radiology Residency

Janet Munroe, MD:  Associate Program Director - Radiology Residency

SCOTT FORSEEN, MD: Program Director - Neuroradiology Fellowship

ERAN ROTEM, MD: Program Director - Interventional Radiology Fellowship

Select Section:

Body Imaging

Vascular and Interventional Radiology

Neuroradiology

General / Cardiothoracic radiology

Musculoskeletal Radiology

Pediatric Radiology

Nuclear Medicine

Breast Imaging

Physics

Radiation Biology

VA Faculty

 


BODY IMAGING:

Gilberto Sostre, MD

Dr. Sostre

Title: Program Director – Radiology Residency, Chief of Body Imaging, Nuclear Medicine, Associate   Professor

Clinical Expertise: Body imaging, Pediatric Radiology, Nuclear Medicine

Residencies:
1)       Diagnostic Radiology: Brooke Army Medical Center, 1999
2)       Nuclear Medicine: Letterman Army Medical Center, 1985
3)       Internal Medicine: William Beaumont Army Medical Center, 1980

Medical School: University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine

 

Janet Munroe, MD

Dr. Munroe

Title: Associate Program Director – Radiology Residency, Associate Professor

Clinical Expertise: Adult Body Imaging, GYN Oncology Imaging, Trauma Imaging, CT, Fluoroscopy, Ultrasound

Fellowships:
1)       Medical College of Georgia – Body Imaging
2)       Duke – MSK visiting fellowship

Residency: Medical College of Georgia

Medical School: Medical College of Georgia

Appointed Position: Chair of AUR Professionalism Committee

 

Lane Estes, MD

Dr. Estes

Title: Assistant Professor

Clinical Expertise: Body MRI

Fellowship: Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center- Abdominal Imaging

Residency: Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Medical School: Medical College of Georgia

 

Kandace Klein, DO

Dr. Klein

Title: Assistant Professor

Clinical Expertise: Body MRI, Body Imaging

Fellowship: Medical College of Georgia - Body Imaging

Residency: Medical College of Georgia

Medical School: University of North Texas Health Science Center

 

William Bates, MD

Dr. Bates

Title: Associate Professor and Interim Vice Chair Radiology

Clinical Expertise: Vascular Radiology

Fellowship: Medical College of Georgia – Vascular & Interventional Radiology

Residency: Medical College of Georgia

Medical School: Medical College of Georgia

 

Back to top

VASCULAR & INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY:

Greg Bowers, MD

Dr. Bowers 

Title: Chief of Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Associate Professor of Radiology

Fellowship: Baylor University Medical Center

Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Medical School: University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio TX

ERAN ROTEM, MD, MPH

Dr. Rotem

Title:  Program Director- VIR Fellowship, Associate Professor of Radiology

Fellowship: Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington University St. Louis - VIR

Residency: Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia PA

Medical School: The Hebrew University, Jerusalem Israel

Hoang Vo, MD

vo

Title: Assistant Professor

Fellowship: Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington University, St. Louis - VIR

Residency: Drexel College of Medicine

Medical School: Drexel College of Medicine, PA

 

Matthew Givens, MD

 

Title: Assistant Professor

Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Hospital - VIR

Residency: Madigan Army Medical Center

 

Back to top

NEURORADIOLOGY:

Ramon Figueroa, MD, FACR

Dr. Figueroa

Title: Interim Chair Radiology, Chief of Neuroradiology, Professor

Fellowship: Medical College of Georgia - Neuroradiology

Residency: University of Puerto Rico

Medical School: University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine

 

Scott Forseen, MD

Dr. Forseen

Title: Program Director - Neuroradiology Fellowship, Associate Professor

Fellowship: Barrow Neurological Institute - Neuroradiology

Residency: Medical College of Georgia

Medical School: UT Southwestern Medical School, Dallas TX

 

Curt Gilbert, MD

Dr. Gilbert

Title: Assistant Professor

Fellowship: Medical College of Georgia - Neuroradiology

Residency: Brooke Army Medical Center - Diagnostic Radiology

Medical School: Mercer University School of Medicine

 
 
Back to top

GENERAL/CARDIOTHORACIC RADIOLOGY:

Norman B. Thomson, III,  MD, MBA, FACR

Dr. Thomson

Title: Chief of General Radiology, Associate Professor

Clinical Expertise: Thoracic Imaging

Fellowship: Virginia Commonwealth University- Body Imaging

Residency: University of Cincinnati

Medical School/Graduate School:
1)       University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, MD
2)       Mercer University Stetson School of Business and Economics, MBA

Appointed Positions: Chairman, ACR Economics Committee on HOPPS/APC, ACR Commission on Economics, ACR Committee on Government & Regulatory Issues in Academic Radiology

 

James Rawson, MD, FACR

Dr. Rawson

Title: Professor

Clinical Expertise: Body CT/MRI, Cardiac MRI

Fellowship: Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology/Washington University - Body MRI

Residency: New York Medical College

Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine

Appointed Positions: ACR Board of Chancellors, Board member of AUR, Board member of Society of Chairs of Academic, Board member of Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute Radiology

 

Bennett Greenspan, MD, MS, FACR, FACNM, FACNP

Dr. Greenspan

Title: Professor, President SNMMI

Clinical Expertise: Nuclear Medicine, Bone Radiology, General Radiology 

Fellowships: Pediatric Nuclear Medicine - Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles

Residencies:
1) Diagnostic Radiology- West Los Angeles VAMC/UCLA
2) Nuclear Medicine - Sepulveda VAMC/UCLA

Medical School: University of Illinois, Chicago,

Graduate School: UCLA, M.S., Medical Physics 

Appointed Position(s): President, SNMMI, 2017; Elected Vice President-Elect, SNMMI, 2015; Co-Chair Nuclear Medicine Practice Parameters; Board of Directors, Southeast Chapter, SNMMI; Scientific Program Chair, Southeast Chapter, SNMMI annual meeting.

 

Jayanth Keshavamurthy, MD

Dr, Keshavamurthy

Title: Assistant Professor

Clinical Expertise: Thoracic Imaging, Cardiac Imaging

Fellowship: Stanford Medical Center – Thoracic/Cardiac Imaging

Residencies:
1)       Diagnostic Radiology: Hahnemann University Hospital, Drexel University Philadelphia PA, 2011
2)       Internal Medicine: East Tennessee State University, 1996

Medical School: Bangalore Medical College

 

Lloyd Schnuck, MD 

Dr. Schnuck

Title: Associate Professor

Fellowship: Medical College of Georgia – Body Imaging

Residency: Medical College of Georgia

Medical School: Medical College of Georgia

 

Back to top
 

MUSCULOSKELETAL RADIOLOGY:

Yulia Melenevsky, MD

Dr. Melenevsky

Title: Associate Professor, Section Chief General Radiology Section

Fellowship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard School of Medicine - MSK

Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard School of Medicine

Medical School: Saint Petersburg St Pediatric Medical Academy, Russia

 

Clarence Joe, DMD, MD, FACR

Dr. Joe

Title: Associate Professor Radiology and Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical Expertise: MSK

Residency: Medical College of Georgia

Medical School: Medical College of Georgia

 

Back to top

PEDIATRIC RADIOLOGY:

Kristopher Lewis, MD

Lewis

Title: Chief of Pediatric Radiology, Associate Professor, Course Director for Radiology Medical Student Electives

Fellowship: Emory University - Pediatric Radiology

Residency: Medical College of Georgia

Medical School: Emory University

Appointed Position: SPR Quality and Safety Committee


Mannish Bajaj, MD

 

 

Back to top


NUCLEAR MEDICINE:

Hadyn Williams, MD

Dr. Williams

Title:Associate Professor

Clinical Expertise: Molecular Imaging, NM

Residency: Wadsworth VA Medical Center & University of California Los Angeles – Nuclear Medicine

Medical School: University of Alabama

 


Back to top

BREAST IMAGING:

Karen Panzitta, MD

Dr. Panzitta

Title: Associate Professor, Director Augusta University Health Breast Imaging Services

Clinical Expertise: Breast Imaging

Fellowships:
1) Emory - Breast Imaging
2) University of California Davis - Body Imaging

Residency: Rhode Island Hospital - Diagnostic Radiology

Medical School: Medical College of Georgia

 

Henry Alperin, MD

 

Title: Assistant Professor

Clinical Expertise: Breast imaging, Chest Imaging

Fellowship: Duke – Breast Imaging

Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University

 

Back to top

PHYSICS:

Jerry D. Allison, PhD, FACR, FAAPM

Dr. Allison

Title: Professor of Radiology

Clinical Expertise: Medical physics expertise in mammography, MRI, nuclear medicine and x-ray

Graduate School: University of Florida

Undergrad: N.C. State University, Nuclear Engineering

 

Nathan Yanasak, PhD

Dr. Yanasak

Title: Associate Professor Dept of Radiology and Imaging, Assistant Professor Dept of Graduate Studies

Clinical Expertise: Medical Physics

Post-Doctoral Institution: Jet Propulsion Laboratory & California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA

Graduate School: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, MS - Physics, University of Utah, PhD - Physics

Undergrad School: University of Chicago, AB

 

George David, MS, FACR, FAAPM

David

Title: Associate Professor and Section Chief, Medical Physics, DABR, FAAPM, FACR

Clinical Expertise: Diagnostic Medical Physics                   

Graduate School: University of Missouri – Columbia

Undergrad School: University of Missouri – Columbia; B.S. Mechanical Engineering

 

Back to top

RADIATION BIOLOGY:

Nahid Mivechi, PhD

Mivechi

Title: Professor Radiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Director Center for Molecular Chaperone/Radiobiology and Cancer Virology – Augusta University Cancer Center

Graduate School: Florida State University

Undergraduate: Florida State University

 

Back to top

VA FACULTY:

Paul Karmin, MD

Janet Markle, MD

Eduardo Stincer, MD

Kate Stanitski, MD

Hannah Elamir, MD

Prabhakar Battu, MD

 

 

Back to top