December 4, 2020

Gwendolyn Bryant-Smith, M.D., brings Multi-million dollar breast study to UAMS

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UAMS Breast Center Patients Eligible to Participate in National Mammography Research Study By Susan Van Dusen Oct. 3, 2019 | LITTLE ROCK – If it’s time for your annual mammogram, you may qualify to take part in a national research study at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). TMIST (Tomosynthesis Mammographic Imaging Screening Trial)…

UAMS Radiology Residents Nationally Recognized

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The Department of Radiology continues to be well represented nationally, thanks to the recent accomplishments of several residents. The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) selected Dr. Ronald Mora (PGY3) for the Introduction to Academic Radiology program, and Dr. Surbhi Raichandani (PGY3) for the RSNA Resident Representative (R3) program. Meanwhile, PGY2 residents Dr. George Vilanilam…

June 19, 2020

Harleen Kaur, M.D., Joins Faculty

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Harleen Kaur, M.D., has joined the Department of Radiology as an assistant professor in the Division of Nuclear Medicine. She received her medical degree from Government Medical College in Amritsar, Punjab, India. She completed her nuclear medicine residency training at Beaumont Health in Royal Oak, Michigan. Dr. Kaur served as an assistant professor of radiology in the Division of…

Janice Brooks, M.D., Joins Faculty

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Janice Brooks, M.D., has joined the Department of Radiology as an associate professor in the Division of Pediatric Radiology. Dr. Brooks received her medical degree at UAMS in 1987. She completed her transitional internship and diagnostic radiology residency at UAMS and Arkansas Children’s Hospital. She continued her training with a fellowship in pediatric radiology at Children’s Hospital Medical…

May 19, 2020

Martin Radvany, M.D., Honored as Fellow of American College of Radiology

Martin Radvany, M.D.

Martin Radvany, M.D. — chief of the Division of Interventional Neuroradiology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) — has been elected a fellow of the American College of Radiology, one of the highest honors the professional organization bestows on its members.

July 29, 2019

Kevin Wong, D.O., Joins Faculty

Kevin Wong, D.O.

Kevin Wong, D.O., has joined the Department of Radiology as an Assistant Professor in the divisions of Pediatric Radiology and Pediatric Interventional Radiology. Dr. Wong received his medical degree from Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in New York in 2012. He completed a residency in diagnostic radiology at Michigan State University in 2017 and continued…

June 19, 2019

Arabinda Choudhary, M.D., M.B.A., Appointed Next Chair of Radiology at UAMS

Arabinda Choudhary

Arabinda Choudhary, M.D., M.B.A., FACHE, has been named chair of the Department of Radiology in the UAMS College of Medicine. He will join the faculty on August 1, following the retirement of current chair James McDonald, M.D. “Dr. Choudhary brings extensive experience as a clinical, executive and academic leader at top tier hospitals,” UAMS Executive…

June 17, 2019

New Spinal Surgery Gets Pulaski County Man Back on His Feet

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By Katrina Dupins Six months after a fall left him severely injured, Dewey Raper, 65, was not healing as quickly as he thought he would. “I spent so much time in a wheelchair, a walker and on crutches,” Raper said. “Eventually, I got an MRI. Dr. Radvany viewed it and took the case over.” Martin…

April 16, 2019

Physician Treats Rare Cerebrovascular Disease, Restores Patient’s Vision

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By Katrina Dupins The first thing Valerie Hutchens noticed when she woke up in the recovery room after surgery was how much clearer the voices around her sounded. “I can hear you!” she said to her surgeon, Martin Radvany, M.D., UAMS interventional neuroradiologist. Among the myriad of symptoms Hutchens experienced with idiopathic intracranial hypertension was a…

January 29, 2019

New Faculty – January 2019

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Kelli Schmitz, M.D., has joined the Department of Radiology as an Associate Professor in the Division of Pediatric Radiology. She received her medical degree from UAMS in 2000. Dr. Schmitz completed her residency in diagnostic radiology at the University of Florida Health Science Center/Shands Jacksonville in 2005. She continued her training, completing a fellowship in…

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