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Wake Radiology News

No Way Can I Get Into That MRI Tube!

G. Glenn Coates, MS, MD • Many patients express anxiety over the thought of having an MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) examination. When their physician recommends the examination, they say “No way! I can’t get into that MRI TUBE!”

Help for Varicose Veins

By Dr. Thomas Presson • Varicose veins are a common problem in people over the age 40, affecting approximately 40% of the US population. Although only a portion of patients with varicose veins will eventually need treatment, understanding the spectrum of venous reflux can be important if you notice changes in your leg veins.

What Makes An Image?

by Lyndon K. Jordan, III, MD • I am sometimes asked, “what makes an image?” For an x-ray image, most people think of a film on a lightbox with shadows of bones and organs. As a radiologist, I can tell you that an image is much more than that at Wake Radiology.

One of Our Own: Susan Bradsher

Susan Bradsher began working at Wake Radiology in 1985. After a break while her children were young, she returned to Wake Radiology in 2007. When 3D mammography was introduced in 2013, her boss, Kim Morris, suggested she try it. Susan was 49 years old and healthy. It had been two years since her last mammogram.

Lung cancer screenings offer hope of early detection

September 22, 2014 – Lung cancer screenings offer hope for early detection. Wake Radiology becomes the first healthcare provider in North Carolina to earn the distinction as a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology. It currently offers lung cancer screenings at six accredited locations across the Triangle.

3D Mammography: A new way to see breast cancer

Most women agree that getting a mammogram is a priority. A growing number say it's a life saver. Using 3D mammography, physicians see more and can offer early detection -- as well as peace of mind. Midtown Magazine, October 2014...

Wake Radiology Opens New Office in Smithfield

July 14, 2014 – Wake Radiology announced that it has opened a new outpatient imaging office in Smithfield that will offer screening mammograms. The office, located behind the Carolina Premium Outlets at 218 Venture Drive, will be open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

AIHF Summer Review

Featured: Dr. Danielle L. Wellman, MD, Co-Director of Breast Services, Breast Imaging RadiologistHealth Fit Q & A, American Institute of Healthcare & Fitness, Summer 2014

The Women in the Center Ring

Behind those pink gloves, there is a story, a very personal story about how each of these women faced her breast cancer. While these women may look like someone you know — a sister, mom, or friend — they are extremely special to us.

James Smith – a Grateful MRI Patient

For nearly 58 years James Smith (patient’s name has been changed to protect his privacy), has defied the odds. He has lived with a rare, undiagnosed congenital condition. It’s called a diaphragmatic hernia. In Smith’s case, his is an even rarer type called Morgagni’s hernia.

Wake Radiology Charitable Giving

We’re proud of the charities, associations, and cultural groups that we sponsor annually and know the work they do in our communities is making a difference.

Komen Race for the Cure 2010 Gallery

With our 2010 theme: “We’re no lightweight when it comes to detecting breast cancer”, Team Wake Radiology ascended on the grounds of Meredith College with a troop of 74 physicians, staff, and friends to support the Susan G. Komen Triangle Race for the Cure.

Anita Jacobs

Anita Jacobs (patient’s name has been changed to protect her identity) had her first run in with breast cancer at age 46.

Relay for Life

May 1-May 2, 2010. Wake Radiology Oncology Services partnered for the 7th straight year with the American Cancer Society as Cure…

Wake Radiology Opens New Medical Imaging Office in Fuquay-Varina

December 10, 2012 – Convenient, state-of-the-art imaging center for residents living in southern Wake County. Wake Radiology, the Triangle’s leading and largest outpatient radiology provider, announces the opening of its newest office in Fuquay-Varina.

Wake Radiology Opens Women’s Imaging Center in Morrisville

December 21, 2011 – New location offers walk-in mammograms and extended hours for women working and living in Western Wake County. Wake Radiology, the region’s largest multi-site radiology group in central North Carolina, announces the opening of Wake Radiology Women’s Imaging Center in Morrisville.

Wake Radiology Pediatrics Offers Reduced Radiation Fluoroscopy

March 14, 2011 – Wake Radiology has installed an advanced fluoroscopic system at its pediatric imaging center in West Raleigh. The new unit allows radiologists to significantly reduce the dose of radiation used during pediatric fluoroscopic exams.

Yearly Mammograms Starting at Age 40 Cut Mastectomy Risk in Half

Annual mammograms beginning at 40 years of age would greatly reduce the risk for mastectomy in women between 40 and 50 years, according to a study presented by British researchers here at the Radiological Society of North America 96th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting.

Body Imaging Specialist Joins Staff at Wake Radiology

August 6, 2010 – Wake Radiology welcomes Sendhil Kumar Cheran, MD to the practice. Dr. Cheran, a body imaging specialist, joins a team of 58 board-certified and specialty trained radiologists at the Raleigh-based practice.

Wake Radiology Hires New Women’s Imaging Specialist

July 7, 2010 – Wake Radiology announces that Danielle L. Wellman, M.D. has recently joined the practice. Dr. Wellman completed a women’s imaging fellowship and a diagnostic radiology residency at Duke University Hospital in 2010.

Wake Radiology Renews as Year Round Partner with Komen

May 10, 2010 – Wake Radiology has renewed its commitment as a year round partner with the Komen NC Triangle Affiliate. As a partner, the practice is committed to multiple events held by Komen NC Triangle over the next year and supports educational and outreach efforts by the organization.

Wake Radiology Hires Two Subspecialty-trained Radiologists

August 3, 2009 – Wake Radiology announces the appointment of two physicians to the practice. David Ian Schulz, MD, trained in body imaging and Thomas Scott Dziedzic, MD, specializing in emergency department radiology, joined the staff in July.

WakeMed and Wake Radiology Open Wake County’s First State-of-the-Art Outpatient PET-CT Scanner

December 3, 2008 – WakeMed Health & Hospitals and Wake Radiology today announce the opening of a new PET·CT scanner. This integrated unit will enable patients to receive a PET scan and contrast CT scan in combination, replacing multiple imaging tests with just one patient visit, resulting in a detailed study. This diagnostic option was not previously available in Wake County.

Wake Radiology Welcomes New Neuroradiologist

July 24, 2008 – Wake Radiology is pleased to announce that Mark D. Marchand, MD has joined the practice. Dr. Marchand, board certified by the American Board of Radiology, completed a neuroradiology fellowship in 2008 at Duke University and a diagnostic radiology residency in 2007 at the University of New Mexico.

Wake Radiology Announces New Chief Operating Officer

July 12, 2007 – Wake Radiology Consultants, PA is pleased to announce that Margaret King has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer. In her new role, King will lead all phases of operations for the area’s largest radiology group that includes Wake Radiology Diagnostic Imaging and Wake Radiology Interventional Services.

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