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Meet the MRI Group physicians

When you choose MRI Group for diagnostic imaging, you can be confident that our services are provided by caring, compassionate professionals at the top of the medical field. Learn more about each radiologist below. 

 

John Briguglio, MD

Dr. Briguglio is a graduate of the University of Rochester and the University of Pittsburgh Medical School. He has held the positions of chair and vice-chair of the Resident Physician Section with such groups as the Pennsylvania Radiological Society and the Pennsylvania Medical Society.

Dr. Briguglio is fellowship trained in cardiovascular and interventional radiology from the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and is a board-certified radiologist with the American Board of Radiology.

Undergraduate:

University of Rochester

Medical School:

University of Pittsburgh Medical School

Residency:

Hershey Medical Center

Fellowship:

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Thomas A. Brooks, DO

Dr. Brooks graduated from St. Joseph's University and the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He served as chief resident of diagnostic radiology at the Mercy Catholic Medical Center.

Dr. Brooks is board certified in diagnostic radiology with a Certificate of Added Qualification in interventional radiology. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Medical Society, American Medical Association, American College of Radiology, Pennsylvania Radiological Society, the Radiological Society of North America, the Lancaster County Medical Society, CMRS, the Society of Interventional Radiology, and American Roentgen Ray Society.

Undergraduate:

St. Joseph's University

Medical School:

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Internship:

Metropolitan Hospital

Residency:

Mercy Catholic Medical Center

Colleen M. Buffington, DO

Dr. Buffington graduated from the University of Tampa and the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey - School of Osteopathic Medicine. She served as chief resident of diagnostic radiology at the Christiana Health Care System.

Dr. Buffington is board certified in diagnostic radiology and is a member of the American College of Radiology, the American Roentgen Ray Society, and RSNA.

Undergraduate:

University of Tampa

Medical School:

University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey

Internship:

St. Luke's Hospital

Residency:

Christiana Health Care System

Fellowship:

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Gene A. Carpenter II, MD

Dr. Carpenter is a graduate of Dartmouth College, Millersville University, and the University of Michigan Medical School. He completed his residency in diagnostic radiology at Duke University Medical Center.

Dr. Carpenter served at the U.S. Naval Hospital Yokosuka, Japan, as well as the Naval Medical Center San Diego. He is a board-certified radiologist with the American Board of Radiology.

Undergraduate:

Dartmouth College

Medical School:

University of Michigan Medical School

Internship:

Oakwood Hospital

Residency:

Duke University Medical Center

Angela I. Choe, MD

Dr. Choe graduated from Goucher College and the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

Dr. Choe is a board-certified radiologist with the American Board of Radiology.

Undergraduate:

Goucher College

Medical School:

University of Maryland School of Medicine

Internship:

Northwestern University Hospital

Residency:

Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Edgar C. Fearnow III, MD

Dr. Fearnow graduated from Duke University and the Duke University School of Medicine. Board certified in Diagnostic Radiology with the American Board of Radiology, Dr. Fearnow also holds certification in Neuroradiology and Vascular and Interventional Radiology.

Undergraduate:

Duke University

Medical School:

Duke University School of Medicine

Internship:

Newton-Wellesley Hospital

Residency:

Massachusetts General Hospital

Alex Feinstein, MD

Dr. Feinstein graduated from the Pennsylvania State University and attended Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University.

A board certified radiologist, Dr. Feinstein is a member of the American College of Radiology, and the Radiological Society of North America.

Undergraduate:

Pennsylvania State University

Medical School:

Jefferson Medical College

Internship:

Albert Einstein Medical Center

Residency:

Albert Einstein Medical Center

George Galanis, MD

Dr. Galanis is a graduate of the Rutgers University/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School combined BA/MD program. He also completed his diagnostic imaging residency at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Dr. Galanis is fellowship trained in cross sectional imaging from Johns Hopkins Hospital and is a board-certified radiologist with the American Board of Radiology.

Undergraduate:

Rutgers University

Medical School:

Rutgers - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Residency:

UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Fellowship:

Johns Hopkins Hospital 

Keith R. Haidet, MD

Dr. Haidet is a graduate of Allegheny College and the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. He is a board certified radiologist with the American Board of Radiology.

Undergraduate:

Allegheny College

Medical School:

Pennsylvania State University College

Internship:

Hahnemann University Hospital

Residency:

Hershey Medical Center

Fellowship:

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Ron Mathew Jacob, MD

Ron Mathew Jacob, MD, is among the most extensively trained cardiac imaging specialists in the nation. He joined the Heart Group of Lancaster General Health in 2008 following a fellowship in advanced cardiac imaging at the prestigious Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, where he received Level III training in echocardiography, cardiac CT and cardiac MRI, and Level II training in nuclear cardiology. His expertise across the spectrum of imaging modalities enables Dr. Jacob to determine the best imaging study for each patient. Dr. Jacob is board-certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, and in nuclear cardiology by the Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology. He also was among the first cardiologists in the nation to become a diplomate of the Certification Board of Cardiac Computed Tomography. He has been published in medical journals, contributed chapters to medical texts, and invited to be a presenter at seminars, including an Experts Session of the American College of Cardiology. Dr. Jacob earned his medical degree from the Manipal Academy of Higher Education in Karnataka, India, where he also performed his first residency. In the United States, he performed an internship and residency at Saint Barnabas Hospital in Livingston, N.J., and was later a resident in internal medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia. He was chief medical resident for one year and also served a fellowship in cardiovascular medicine at Drexel.

Jeffrey P. Kramer, MD

Dr. Kramer is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University and Jefferson Medical College. He is fellowship trained in body imaging from the Hershey Medical Center and is a board-certified radiologist with the American Board of Radiology.

Undergraduate:

Pennsylvania State University

Medical School:

Jefferson Medical College

Residency:

Hershey Medical Center

Fellowship:

Hershey Medical Center

David P. Lawrence, MD

Dr. Lawrence is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He has served as Radiology Residency Program Director and as Chief Resident at the National Naval Medical Center and was fellowship trained in Body Imaging at the same institution. Dr. Lawrence has also served as a consultant to the White House Physician, physician to Congress and the National Cancer Institute.

Dr. Lawrence is board certified in Diagnostic Radiology with the American Board of Radiology. His affiliations include the American College of Radiology, Society for Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance (SCBT/MR), the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM), and the American Roentgen Ray Society.

Undergraduate:

United States Naval Academy

Medical School:

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Internship:

National Naval Medical Center

Residency:

National Naval Medical Center

Fellowship:

National Naval Medical Center

Paul Leslie, MD

Dr. Leslie is a graduate of Wittenburg University and the Wayne State University School of Medicine. He served as chief resident at George Washington University Hospital and was fellowship trained in Neuroradiology at Johns Hopkins University Hospital.

Dr. Leslie is a board-certified radiologist with the American Board of Radiology. He is affiliated with the Radiological Society of North America, the American Society of Neuroradiology, the Pennsylvania Radiological Society, and the American College of Radiology.

Undergraduate:

Wittenberg University

Medical School:

Wayne State University School of Medicine

Internship:

Blodgett Memorial Hospital

Residency:

George Washington University Hospital

Fellowship:

Johns Hopkins Hospital

Ajay R. Marwaha, MD

Ajay Rai Marwaha, MD, has extensive experience with the wide array of advanced cardiovascular diagnostic technologies that help to identify and monitor cardiovascular disease. Dr. Marwaha has received Level 3 training in computed tomography and Level 2 training in cardiac catheterization, magnetic resonance imaging, nuclear medicine, and echocardiography, including transesophageal. He is board certified in internal medicine, echocardiology and nuclear cardiology, and he was among the first cardiologists in the nation to become a diplomate of the Certification Board of Cardiac Computed Tomography. Dr. Marwaha earned his medical degree at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, performed his residency in internal medicine at the Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, CT., and completed the Teaching Skills Program at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. His academic performance earned him numerous honors for leadership and service. Dr. Marwaha has performed a wide variety of research and has been published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. He is a member of many numerous professional societies, including the American College of Cardiology as well as societies for individual imaging technologies.

Dhiren Patel, MD

Dr. Patel is a graduate of Swarthmore College and Jefferson Medical College. He is fellowship trained in Neuroradiology at Beth Israel Medical Center/St. Luke's-Roosevelt.

Dr. Patel is a board certified radiologist with the American Board of Radiology. He is affiliated with the Radiological Society of North America, the American Society of Neuroradiology, the American Society of Head and Neck Radiology, and the American College of Radiology.

Undergraduate:

Swarthmore College

Medical School:

Jefferson Medical College

Internship:

Mercy Catholic Medical Center

Residency:

Newark Beth Israel Hospital

Fellowship:

Beth Israel Medical Center/St. Luke's-Roosevelt

Rebecca G. Pennell, MD

Dr. Pennell is a graduate of Goucher College and the Medical College of Pennsylvania. She is fellowship trained in ultrasound and body computed tomography from Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Dr. Pennell is a board certified radiologist with the American Board of Radiology.

Dr. Pennell holds affiliations with the Pennsylvania Radiological Society, American Association of Women Radiologists, American College of Radiology, the Radiological Society of North America, and the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine.

Undergraduate:

Goucher College

Medical School:

Medical College of Pennsylvania

Internship:

Crozer-Chester Medical Center

Residency:

Temple University Hospital

Fellowship:

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Maurice Clive Perry, MD

A native of the United Kingdom, Dr. Perry received his MD from The Royal London Hospital School of Medicine, London, United Kingdom. Dr. Perry is fellowship trained in CT and ultrasound from the Albany Medical Center Hospital, and fellowship trained in Neuroradiology from Yale University and Yale New Haven Hospital. He is a board-certified radiologist with the American Board of Radiology, the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists, and the Royal College of Radiologists.

Undergraduate:

The Royal London Hospital School of Medicine

Medical School:

The Royal London Hospital School of Medicine

Residency:

Auckland Hospitals

Fellowship:

Albany Medical Center Hospital / Yale New Haven Hospital

Gene C. Smigocki, MD

Dr. Smigocki graduated from Franklin & Marshall College and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He is board certified with the American Board of Radiology.

Dr. Smigocki is affiliated with the American College of Radiology, the American Roentgen Ray Society, the Pennsylvania Radiological Society, and the Radiological Society of North America.

Undergraduate:

Franklin and Marshall College

Medical School:

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Residency:

Baylor College of Medicine

Nitin K. Tanna, MD

Dr. Tanna is a graduate of the University of Rochester and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He is a board-certified radiologist with the American Board of Radiology.

Undergraduate:

University of Rochester

Medical School:

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Residency:

Barnes Hospital

Mark Werley, MD

Dr. Werley is a graduate of Franklin and Marshall College and Jefferson Medical College. He completed his residency in diagnostic radiology at Cooper University Hospital. In addition, he completed a fellowship in cardiovascular and interventional radiology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

Dr. Werley is a board-certified radiologist with the American Board of Radiology.

Undergraduate:

Franklin and Marshall College

Medical School:

Jefferson Medical College

Internship:

Frankford Hospital System

Residency:

Cooper University Hospital

Fellowship:

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Simon Westacott, MD

Dr. Westacott received his MD from St. Thomas's Hospital, University of London, United Kingdom. Dr. Westacott was fellowship trained at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Temple University. He is a board-certified radiologist with the American Board of Radiology with a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Pediatric Radiology.

Medical School:

St. Thomas's Hospital

Residency:

Guy's Hospital / Plymouth General Hospitals / The Royal London Hospital

Fellowship:

Temple University / St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

Matthew Clayton Wiggins, MD

Dr. Wiggins graduated from Swarthmore College and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He completed his fellowship in musculoskeletal radiology at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology.

A board-certified radiologist, Dr. Wiggins is a member of the American College of Radiology, Pennsylvania Radiological Society, the Society of Skeletal Radiology, Radiological Society of North America, the American Roentgen Ray Society, and the Lancaster City and County Medical Society.

Undergraduate:

Swarthmore College

Medical School:

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Residency:

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Fellowship:

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Justin N. Wilson, MD

Dr. Wilson is a graduate of Temple University and Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Wilson completed his residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Hahnemann University Hospital.

Dr. Wilson then served two years in the United States Army at Weed Army Community Hospital in Fort Irwin, California.  He worked in private practice for one year before completing a one year fellowship in Advanced Body Imaging at the University of Southern California. 

Dr. Wilson is a board-certified Diagnostic Radiologist and member of the American College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America, and Pennsylvania Medical Society.

Undergraduate:

Temple University

Medical School:

Temple University School if Medicine

Residency:

Hahnemann University Hospital

Fellowship:

University of Southern California

Matthew Winfeld, MD

Dr. Winfeld is a board-certified radiologist who graduated from Brown University and obtained his medical degree from SUNY Downstate. After radiology residency at New York University, Dr. Winfeld completed fellowships in pediatric radiology and musculoskeletal radiology.

Undergraduate:

Brown University

Medical School:

SUNY Downstate College of Medicine

Internship:

Beth Israel Medical Center

Residency:

New York University
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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