For Physicians: Subspecialties - Nuclear Medicine / PET

NUCLEAR MEDICINE / PET by TRG

TRG fellowship-trained radiologists board certified by both the American Board of Radiology and the American Board of Nuclear Medicine are available for consultation in Nuclear Medicine. Equipment includes PET/CT, BSGI (breast specific gamma imaging), and SPECT cameras.

Procedures:

  • F-18 FDG PET/CT for oncology
  • F-18 FDG PET/CT brain for dementia and epilepsy
  • F-18 FDG PET/CT cardiac for viability
  • BSGI for breast cancer
  • I-131 therapy for hyperthyroidism and thyroid cancer
  • Tc-99m Sestamibi myocardial perfusion
  • Adult and pediatric renal scans
  • Bone scans
  • HIDA scans
  • In-111 Octreotide scans
  • In-111 DTPA cisternography for normal pressure hydrocephalus or CSF leak
  • Quadramet therapy for metastatic bone disease

Nuclear Medicine radiologists:

Darshan Acharya, MD

Specialty:
Neuroradiology, Head and Neck

Fellowship:
Emory University

Residency:
Memorial Health University Medical Center

Medical School:
Medical College of Georgia

Crispin Chinn, MD

Specialty:
PET/Nuclear Medicine

Fellowship:
Oregon Health and Sciences University

Residency:
Oregon Health and Sciences University

Medical School:
University of Washington

Leah Johnson, MD

Specialty:
Nuclear Medicine/PET Imaging

Fellowship:
Oregon Health and Sciences University

Residency:
Oregon Health and Sciences University

Medical School:
Oregon Health and Sciences University

William Fife, MD

Specialty:
Body Imaging / Women's Imaging

Fellowship:
Los Angeles County University of Southern California Medical Center

Residency:
Los Angeles County University of Southern California Medical Center

Medical School:
Temple University