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 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.