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Wake Radiology News
Jul 29, 2015
Jennifer Springer had just turned 40 years old. She had promised a dear friend who is a breast cancer survivor that she would get a mammogram. She had been putting it off. There was always a good reason for not doing it today. And, she was scared. Find out why four simple words were all she needed to hear.
Jul 21, 2015
Pediatric radiologists are specially trained to understand the unique needs of children, parents and pediatricians in the diagnostic process. Learn more by listening to one of our Pediatric Radiology experts, Dr. Brent Townsend about our commitment to Pediatric Radiology.
Jul 21, 2015
Wake Radiology serves the greater Raleigh, NC area with leading specialist in Varicose and Spider Veins. Learn about symptoms and solutions through the video below with our interventional radiology expert, Carroll Overton, MD.
Jun 11, 2015
In our 7th consecutive year, Wake Radiology is excited again to join the tens of thousands of survivors and supporters who are participating in the 19th Annual Susan G. Komen Triangle Race for Cure on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at Meredith College.
Jun 8, 2015
Understanding the benefits of 2D and 3D mammograms can help you determine which exam is best for you. Wake Radiology’s Dr. Danielle Wellman explains the difference, plus what’s involved during a 3D procedure and its benefits.
Jun 8, 2015
Routinely, women are told that they have dense breasts, but often they don’t really know what that means. Wake Radiology’s Dr. Kerry Chandler helps explain breast density and discusses breast cancer risks.
Jun 3, 2015
Wake Radiology, the region’s largest outpatient imaging provider, joins hundreds of cancer survivors, residents and fellow community leaders in support of the 2015 Johnston County Relay for Life on June 5-6 in Smithfield.
May 29, 2015
Danielle L. Wellman, MD • The best prevention against breast cancer is to get an annual screening mammogram. Now, 3D mammography can make it easier to detect breast cancer when it’s extremely small. Learn more from one of my recent articles in Thrive Magazine.
Apr 16, 2015
RALEIGH (APRIL 15, 2015) – Dr. Robert Schaaf, who served as president and managing partner of Wake Radiology for 27 years, was presented with The Order of the Long Leaf Pine at a special event on Monday, April 13. It is one of the highest honors the Governor of North...
Apr 13, 2015
Wake Radiology, the Triangle’s leading provider of outpatient medical imaging, unveiled a new branding campaign Monday that highlights its unique combination of clinical expertise and people skills. The campaign includes a new logo, a responsive website and a series of print, outdoor, radio and television commercials that feature the tagline “no one sees you like we do.”
Apr 13, 2015
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!”
Apr 13, 2015
Brent A. Townsend, MD • If your child is sick or injured, your pediatrician may want him or her to see a radiologist to confirm a suspected diagnosis or exclude a potential problem.
Apr 13, 2015
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.
Apr 13, 2015
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.
Mar 27, 2015
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.
Nov 6, 2014
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.
Nov 5, 2014
Wake Radiology 3D mammograms help doctors catch breast cancer tumors early and help reduce stress for patients who experience call-backs for false reports.
Oct 1, 2014
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...
Aug 4, 2014
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.
Aug 4, 2014
Featured: Dr. Danielle L. Wellman, MD, Co-Director of Breast Services, Breast Imaging RadiologistHealth Fit Q & A, American Institute of Healthcare & Fitness, Summer 2014
Jun 30, 2014
Breast-cancer screening with 3D scans find more invasive cancers and yields fewer false alarms than standard digital mammograms, according to JAMA. Wall Street Journal, June...
Jun 25, 2014
June 6, 2014 – Wake Radiology has extended its partnership with the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. This marks the eighth consecutive year that Wake Radiology has been a sponsor of the Susan G. Komen North Carolina Triangle to the Coast affiliate.
May 23, 2014
May 15, 2014 – Wake Radiology is awarded the Angie’s List Super Service Award. The award reflects the company’s excellent customer service ratings from Angie’s List members in 2013.
May 15, 2014
Wake Radiology’s office in Fuquay-Varina has earned accreditation for bone density screenings by the International Society of Clinical Densitometry (ISCD). It is one of only 42 facilities in the nation accredited for the quality, accuracy and precision of its bone density screenings.
Second Opinion Interpretations by Specialty Radiologists at a Pediatric Hospital: Rate of Disagreement and Clinical Implications
Mar 25, 2014
American Roentgen Ray Society, 2012
Jul 24, 2013
May 9, 2013 – Robert E. Schaaf, M.D., has been inducted as a Fellow in the American College of Radiology (ACR). He is CEO and managing partner at Wake Radiology Consultants, P.A. in Raleigh, N.C.
Jul 10, 2013
Fuquay-Varina Independent, June 2013
Jan 23, 2013
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.
Jan 23, 2013
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.
Jan 23, 2013
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.
Jan 23, 2013
As the largest radiology practice in the region, we take pleasure in reducing our carbon footprint and doing our part to protect our fragile environment.
Jan 23, 2013
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.
Dec 13, 2012
Anita Jacobs (patient’s name has been changed to protect her identity) had her first run in with breast cancer at age 46.
Dec 13, 2012
May 1-May 2, 2010. Wake Radiology Oncology Services partnered for the 7th straight year with the American Cancer Society as Cure…
Dec 10, 2012
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.
Jun 6, 2012
June 6, 2012 – The Practice Extends Year-Round Partnership with NC Triangle Affiliate. Today, Wake Radiology announced its continued commitment to the Komen NC Triangle Affiliate by renewing its involvement as a year-round partner.
Dec 21, 2011
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.
Mar 14, 2011
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.
Feb 3, 2011
A new analysis is poised to reignite the debate that has been raging over the value of mammography in women younger than 50 years of age.
Dec 6, 2010
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.
Dec 2, 2010
December 2, 2010 – Wake Radiology is pleased to announce that its Garner office has achieved the highest designation by the American College of Radiology (ACR).
Sep 29, 2010
The landmark breast cancer screening study of women 40–49, published online in Cancer, has proven that annual mammography screening of women in their 40s reduces the breast cancer death rate in these women by nearly 30 percent.
Aug 6, 2010
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.
Jul 7, 2010
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.
Jun 15, 2010
July 15, 2010 – Wake Radiology has hired Jared B. Bowns, M.D. as an emergency department radiologist. He joins a team of five radiologists at the practice that specialize in emergency medicine.
May 10, 2010
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.
Apr 15, 2010
April 15, 2010 – Wake Radiology announces its support of the upcoming “Harmony Hope and Healing” concert, scheduled for Saturday, April 24 at the Meymandi Concert Hall at the Progress Energy Center in Raleigh.
Apr 10, 2010
Featuring Philip R. Saba, MD and Michael L. Ross, MD The Triangle Physician, April 2010
Jan 12, 2010
January 12, 2010 – Wake Radiology has opened a fixed MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) in Cary at the practice’s Ashville Avenue campus.
Nov 11, 2009
WRAL News, November 2009
Oct 9, 2009
October 9, 2009 – Wake Radiology has expanded its pediatric radiology services with the opening of the Wake Radiology Pediatric Imaging Center in Raleigh.
Aug 3, 2009
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.
Wake Radiology Signs on as Year Round Partner with Susan G. Komen for the Cure NC Triangle Affiliate
Jun 19, 2009
June 19, 2009 – Wake Radiology has signed on 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.
Dec 3, 2008
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.
Nov 20, 2008
November 20, 2008 – Wake Radiology is pleased to announce that three of its breast imaging centers have achieved the highest designation by the American College of Radiology (ACR) – Wake Radiology North Hills, Wake Radiology Chapel Hill and Wake Radiology Comprehensive Breast Services in Cary.
Jul 24, 2008
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.
Apr 11, 2008
Healthy Living Magazine, Spring 2008
Mar 11, 2008
Boom!, March 2008
Aug 1, 2007
August 1, 2007 – Wake Radiology Oncology Services has signed on as an Elite sponsor for this year’s Devil’s Ridge Charity Golf Classic, scheduled for Wednesday, September 26 at the golf course in Holly Springs.
Jul 12, 2007
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.
Jun 11, 2007
Stethoscope, June 2007
May 21, 2007
May 21, 2007 – Bone densitometry testing is key to diagnosing osteoporosis and Wake Radiology uses what is considered the “gold standard” by ISCD, the International Society of Clinical Densitometry (ISCD). The DXA – dual energy X-ray absorptionmetry – scan measures the spine, hip and total body.
Feb 12, 2007
February 12, 2007 – Wake Radiology Diagnostic Imaging, Inc. announces a new program for the diagnosis of benign and malignant breast disease.