In an era when there is an increasing expectation that radiologists have sub-specialist skills (for example in MRI or interventional radiology), the Sovereign Radiology team is highly qualified and use the latest technology and techniques.
Dr Richard Ussher
Dr Rick Ussher completed his Radiology training in Melbourne. On completion of his training Rick spent a further year at the Royal Children’s Hospital gaining advanced training in Paediatric Radiology. Subsequent to this he completed further advanced Fellowship training at the Austin Hospital in Interventional Radiology and at the Canberra Hospital in MRI and Musculoskeletal Radiology.
Rick has a special interest in Interventional Pain Management and recently completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Pain Management through the University of Sydney.
Rick is a Director of Keystone Radiology, and serves as the Clinic Director at Sovereign Radiology in Ballarat and High St Xray in Bendigo.
Dr David McKenna
Dr McKenna trained in Radiology at University College Hospital, Galway in Ireland. David came to Australia after completing Fellowship training in Body Imaging at the University of California (UCSF) and in MRI at the University of Southern California (USC).
David also has an interest in Musculoskeletal Radiology having previously worked in Canberra where he worked with high profile Rugby teams and Olympic athletes.
David has been appointed to the role of Director of Radiology at the Ballarat Base Hospital and is also a Director of Keystone Radiology.
Dr Alicia Wang
Dr Alicia Wang graduated in Medicine with Honours from Monash University and completed her Radiology training at the Austin Hospital.
She subsequently underwent Fellowship subspecialty training in Breast Imaging and MRI (with an emphasis on musculoskeletal MRI).
Alicia has a particular interest in Breast Radiology and enjoys working with a multidisciplinary team to provide a comprehensive service to women.
Alicia is the Director of Radiology for Grampians BreastScreen Service and is a Director of Keystone Radiology.
Dr Paul Riley
Dr Paul Riley is a graduate from the University of Glasgow and completed basic surgical training in the UK, gaining Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons. Subsequently Paul gained a place in the Manchester Radiology Training Scheme and successfully completed his Fellowship in Radiology.
After completing his FRCR, he commenced a yearlong Fellowship in Breast Imaging at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Perth, followed up by a Fellowship in Body Imaging at the same institution.
Paul is currently Deputy Director of Radiology at the Ballarat Base Hospital and Goulburn Valley Health.
Dr Simon Ussher
Dr Simon Ussher studied Medicine at the University of Otago, before moving to Canberra for his Radiology training.
After completing his Radiology training he undertook Fellowship training in Interventional Radiology at The Canberra Hospital, MRI at Monash Medical Centre and Breast Imaging at St Vincent’s Breastscreen in Melbourne. His interests include Thoracic Radiology and Radiology Education.
He currently serves as the Director of Training for the Ballarat Base Hospital Radiology Registrar Training Program and is a Director of Keystone Radiology.
Dr Reza Garzan
Dr Garzan completed his basic physician training in Brisbane before relocating to Melbourne where he became qualified as a Nuclear Medicine Physician at the Royal Melbourne Hospital.
Following this Reza also undertook a fellowship in radionuclide therapy and PET/CT at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, before joining our team in Aug 2015.
Dr Garzan has a wide range of interests and skills in the field of Nuclear Medicine, including nuclear cardiology, oncology, endocrinology, musculoskeletal and sports medicine
Dr Heather Pascoe
Dr Heather Pascoe graduated with Honours in Medicine, top of her year, from The University of Melbourne and also completed a Bachelor of Medical Science. She then undertook Radiology training at The Royal Melbourne Hospital and obtained a Masters in Radiology. She is also accredited in Coronary Artery CT.
Subsequent to this, Heather spent a year at The Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, gaining advanced training in paediatric radiology.