MRI Technologist Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Clinical Specialist MRI Radiographer, MRI Safety, MRI Scanners, MRI Procedures, MRI Technologist

I utilize my 20 + years of skills in the operation of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners, my leadership abilities, overall knowledge of the medical field, and extensive experience to assist any forward thinking organization. In all positions listed below, I perform diagnostic testing by taking images of patients’ bodies using computerized MRI scanners while being sensitivity to the physical and psychological needs of patients. I interpret a physician’s instructions, explain MRI procedures to patients, select software options and imaging parameters when adjusting an MRI machine, view images from an imaging session and keep records of the results. I also maneuver examination equipment, prepare patients for procedures, move disabled patients from wheelchairs onto examination tables and position them for imaging. I communicate very effectively in writing as well as verbally.

Professional Skills

  • Train technologists, RN’s, MD’s, and ancillary staff, in MRI safety and operating procedures
  • Perform diagnostic testing by taking images using computerized MRI Scanners
  • Provide total care to patients by being sensitive to psychological and physical needs
  • Interpret physician’s instructions and explain MRI procedures to patients
  • Select appropriate software and imaging parameters
  • Maintain physician and patient satisfaction while mentoring others to reach their full potential

Work Experience

  • PRN MRI Technologist, Numed, Atlanta, GA 04/2012-Present
  • MRI Technologist, Northside Hospital, Atlanta, GA 03/2004-Present
  • MRI Technologist, NSI Merritt Island 11/2006-12/2006
  • Chief MRI Technologist, Athens Regional Medical, Athens, GA 07/2002-07/2004

Professional Experience

4/12 to – Present
MRI Technologist
Numed, Atlanta, GA

11/06 – 12/06
MRI Technologist,
NSI Merrit Island, FL

03/04-6/07
PRN MRI Technologist,
Northside Hospital, Atlanta, GA

7/02- 7/04
Chief MRI Technologist,
Athens Regional Athens, GA

8/01- 7/02
Director of Imaging Services,
Onyx Healthcare Decatur, GA

3/96- 5/00
MRI Supervisor,
South Dekalb “Open” MRI Imaging Center
Decatur, GA

12/95 2/96
MRI Technologist,
Al Hada Military Hospital, Taif, Saudi Arabia
MRI Technologist,
St. Joseph’s Hospital Tampa, FL

2/93 – 12/95
MRI Technologist,
Mobile Technology Inc. Ft. Lauderdale, FL/ Atlanta, GA

Travel Assignments

Position Held: Traveling MRI Technologist
Assignments Include:

Veterans Administration MC- West Palm Beach, FL
09/2007-10/2007

Palmetto General Hospital Hialeah, FL
01/2007-09/07

Dekalb Medical Center Decatur, GA
09/2006-10/2006

Lexington Medical Center Columbia, SC
09/2005-09/2006

Medical Center of Independence Independence, MO
07/2005-08/2005

Baptist Hospital Kansas City, MO
03/2005-06/2005

Cape Imaging Cape Girardeau, MO
02/2005-02/2005

Research Medical Center Kansas City, MO
08/2004-02/2005

Reid Hospital Richmond, IN
04/2001-08/2001

St. Luke’s Health System Sioux City, IA
01/2001-04/2001

Reid Hospital Richmond, IN
05/2000-12/2000

RAD’s Radiography Service Clearwater, FL
10/1992-02/1993

Education

Georgia State University Atlanta, GA
Physics Major, October
1999 – May 2000

The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
Certified to perform Magnetic Resonance Imaging,
October 1999

Hillsborough Community College Tampa, FL
Associate of Arts Degree – Liberal Arts,
March 1993- July 1995

7/91 – 10/92
Grady Memorial Hospital Program of Radiologic Technology Atlanta, GA
Certificate – ARRT,
July 1989 – July 1991

DeVry Institute of Technology Decatur, GAElectronics Engineering Technology Major
July 1986 – Oct 1988

Expert Witness Cases

  • Patient was paralyzed s/p MRI
  • Patient died while in MRI scanner
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