Northwest Radiology Network welcomes Jay Wigboldy, M.D., who is subspecialized in body imaging radiology.
After receiving his Bachelor of Science from the United States Military Academy, Dr. Wigboldy received his Doctor of Medicine from the Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed a diagnostic radiology residency at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Wash., and he served as section chief of musculoskeletal radiology in support of the John A. Feagin Orthopedic Sports Medicine and Trauma Fellowship at West Point, N.Y.
He most recently served as a partner at Central Illinois Radiology Associates, LLC in Springfield, Ill., and a chief of abdominal imaging at Madigan Army Medical Center.
Dr. Wigboldy is certified by and a diplomate of the American Board of Radiology and is a member of the Radiological Society of North America and American Roentgen Ray Society.
He has authored publications on topics including a computer tomography scan versus upper gastrointestinal fluoroscopy for diagnosis of staple line leak following bariatric surgery as well as spontaneous acute subdural hematoma of arterial origin mimicking epidural hematoma on computer tomograph.
Millions of mammogram screenings were canceled, delayed or rescheduled across the country due to the pandemic. WISH-TV’s Aleah Hordges spoke with Northwest Radiology’s Dr. Alan Engel and Carmel breast cancer survivor Michele Cohen about the importance of keeping that annual mammogram on your calendar.
Northwest Radiology Network is pleased to announce 13 of its doctors are included in Indianapolis Monthly as 2021 “Indy’s Top Doctors.” The list honors the top board-certified specialists based on peer reviews and recommendations from other physicians.
“As one of the largest physician-owned radiology groups in Indiana, we are proud to see so many of our radiologists on this list each year, and many of them for multiple years in a row,” said Northwest Radiology Executive Director and CFO Linda Wilgus. “Our mission is to provide the highest quality compassionate care, and we support that commitment through education, certifications, metrics and quality reviews to ensure our patients get the right diagnosis.”
Congratulations to the following radiologists from Northwest Radiology who are included on the 2021 Indianapolis Monthly Top Doctors list:
Northwest Radiology Network welcomes Kristine Hatcher, D.O., who is subspecialized in breast imaging radiology.
After receiving her Bachelor of Science in biology from the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind., Dr. Hatcher received her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in Downers Grove, Ill. She completed a diagnostic radiology residency at Midwestern University in Olympia Fields, Ill.
She most recently served as a radiologist, partner and radiology director of the breast imaging center at The South Bend Clinic and Surgery Center in South Bend, Ind. Her primary emphasis was on breast imaging, with further focus on breast interventional, including stereotactic biopsies, ultrasound-guided biopsies and wire and seed localizations.
Dr. Hatcher is board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Radiology and a member of the American Osteopathic Association, American Osteopathic College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America and Society of Breast Imaging.
Dr. Alan Engel with Northwest Radiology told WRTV’s Nikki DeMentri the number of mammograms on his schedule has increased since March 2020, but his office is still 16% behind pre-COVID numbers. He and Northwest Radiology sonographer Katie Anderson stressed the importance of early detection and not skipping your mammogram appointment.
Northwest Radiology Network welcomes Paul Shu, M.D., who is subspecialized in neuroradiology.
After receiving his Bachelor of Science in natural sciences from the University of Akron in Ohio, Dr. Shu received his Doctor of Medicine from Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine in Rootstown.
Dr. Shu completed a diagnostic radiology residency followed by a neuroradiology fellowship at University of Cincinnati College of Medicine’s The University Hospital.
Board certified by the American Board of Radiology, Dr. Shu is a member of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) and American Roentgen Ray Society and a senior member of the American Society of Neuroradiology.
Dr. Shu is an experienced radiologist who previously practiced with X-Ray Consultants, Inc. in South Bend, Ind. He also served as the chairman of the radiology department at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Mishawaka and the vice-chairman of the radiology department at St. Joseph Health System in Mishawaka.
Northwest Radiology Network welcomes Michael Huang, M.D., who is subspecialized in musculoskeletal radiology.
Dr. Huang received his Bachelor of Science in biochemistry from Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., and his Master of Science in applied physiology from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago, Ill. He received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa.
Dr. Huang completed a diagnostic radiology residency at the University of Virginia Health System in Charlottesville, Va., followed by a musculoskeletal imaging fellowship at Indiana University Health in Indianapolis.
With board certified training in musculoskeletal and general radiology, Dr. Huang specializes in advanced MRI imaging. He previously worked at Radiology Associates of SEO in Zanesville, Ohio.
Dr. Huang is a member of the American College of Radiology (ACR), Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) and the American Medical Association (AMA). In addition, his expertise includes mammography and image-guided procedures, such as paracentesis and thoracentesis, and ultrasound/CT-guided biopsies along with epidural steroid injection.
Northwest Radiology Network welcomes Alan Engel, M.D., who is subspecialized in breast imaging radiology.
After receiving his Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Indiana University in Bloomington, Dr. Engel received his Doctor of Medicine from the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis.
He completed a diagnostic radiology residency at the Indiana University School of Medicine, followed by an abdominal imaging fellowship at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich., and a breast imaging fellowship at the Indiana University School of Medicine.
Certified by the American Board of Radiology, Dr. Engel is a member of the Radiological Society of North America, American Roentgen Ray Society, American College of Radiology and the Society of Breast Imaging.
He served as a diagnostic radiologist at Radiology Incorporated in Mishawaka, Ind. He was the medical staff president, long-time member of the hospital credentials committee and served on the hospital safety and quality committee at Memorial Hospital in South Bend, Ind. He also authored several articles on the importance of mammography and vaccinations for the South Bend Tribune.
Northwest Radiology Network welcomes Daniel Hill, M.D., who is subspecialized in neuroradiology.
After receiving his Bachelor of Science in biology from Baldwin-Wallace University in Berea, Ohio, Dr. Hill received his Doctor of Medicine from Weill Cornell Medical College in New York.
He completed a diagnostic radiology residency at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio, followed by a neuroradiology fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Mass.
Dr. Hill is board certified by the American Board of Radiology. During medical school, Dr. Hill completed a year of basic science research at a specialized orthopedic center, Hospital for Special Surgery, focused on the protein ADAM17 and its role in cartilage development. In residency, he presented research on the imaging characteristics of Candida albicans spondylitis, a fungal infection of the spine, at the American Society of Neuroradiology annual meeting. His research during fellowship was focused on focal spinal cord deformities and extradural collections in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak.
Northwest Radiology Network welcomes Karen Rea, M.D., who is subspecialized in body and breast imaging radiology.
After receiving her Bachelor of Science in ecology, evolution and environmental biology from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind., Dr. Rea received her Doctor of Medicine from Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis.
She completed a diagnostic radiology residency followed by a hybrid abdominal imaging and mammography fellowship at Indiana University in Indianapolis.
Dr. Rea served on the American College of Radiology (ACR) Global Health Committee and was a Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) representative from Indiana University.
In addition, Dr. Rea’s international experience includes serving as a medical student volunteer with Interhealth South America in Quito, Ecuador, working in both rural and urban health clinics to help provide healthcare; serving Buddhist monks and locals living in the foothills of the Himalayas through the Himalayan Health Exchange in India; and working alongside Kenyan medical personnel in Eldoret, Kenya.