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Sovereign Radiology launches Echocardiography service

Sovereign Radiology is delighted to announce the launch of our echocardiography service to the Ballarat and District communities. We are even more delighted to announce Mr Brenden Barber has joined our sonography team and will be performing our echocardiograms. After completing his general qualification in 1992, Brenden has worked in Geelong, Wagga Wagga and in […]

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Sovereign Radiology – MSK meetings return for 2021

Sovereign Radiology is delighted to announce the return of their popular MSK meetings, albeit in a slightly different format. This year our meetings are being run online, via TEAMS. The dates for the meetings in 2021 can be found here They are co-chaired by one of our Consultant Radiologists and Dr Greg Harris – Sport […]

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Podiatry Education Event – Forefoot Imaging

Sovereign Radiology is delighted to be launching its first Podiatry Education Event for 2021. Forefoot Imaging is the topic and we are featuring two terrific presenters: Mr Chris Hayes – Chief Sonographer – and Dr Omar Baarini – Podiatric Surgeon. For more details, click here. Or email our Customer Relationship Manager – Mandy Brown – […]

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Welcome Dr Heather Pascoe

It is with great pleasure we welcome Dr Heather Pascoe (Consultant Radiologist) to the Keystone Radiology team. Commencing with Keystone Radiology in late January, Heather is a highly qualified radiologist, graduating with Honours in Medicine, top of her year, from the University of Melbourne and has also completed a Bachelor of Medical Science. Heather undertook […]

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GP Education Event: Spinal Imaging

Sovereign Radiology is delighted to be launching our first GP Education Event for 2021. Our topic is “Spinal Imaging.” This event is being held on Thursday 25th February, 2021 Our speakers for the evening are Dr Rick Ussher (Consultant Radiologist) and Dr Damien Tange (Neurosurgeon). Bookings are essential. To secure your place, email our Customer […]

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Nuclear Medicine Updates Via Zoom

COVID-19 and 2020 has taught us all a lot of new things. One of those being, education updates can always continue – just in a different format. Dr Reza Garzan – Nuclear Medicine Physician – recently did just that. Dr Garzan lead a Nuclear Medicine update for a group of General Practitioners and it was […]

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Sovereign Radiology: Facet joint injections

Facet Joint Injections are a CT guided interventional procedure used to treat chronic back pain. Facet joint injections can be performed in the cervical, thoracic or lumbar spines. There is good evidence that intra-articular facet joint injections can provide both short and long term symptomatic relief from back pain. Click here for more information. […]

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Sovereign Radiology Introduces Shear Wave Elastography

Beyond being a marker of injury, liver fibrosis plays a direct role in the pathogenesis of hepatocellular dysfunction and portal hypertension. This process includes patients with NASH, NAFLD or Alcoholic Steatosis as well as chronic hepatitis B or C. Liver biopsy is the gold standard in diagnosing cirrhosis but is poorly suited for active monitoring due to […]

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

We want to provide you with an update on our services during these challenging times.   Our clinics are an essential service for our community and will be remaining open.  Sovereign Radiology has implemented a COVID-19 (Coronavirus) emergency response plan, and we are taking all the necessary precautions to protect against COVID-19, according to the latest […]

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Dr. Simon Ussher Interview – CT Calcium Scoring

On 3BA Ballarat Today Dr. Simon Ussher discusses the benefits of a CT Calcium Score test, which helps detect heart health. A CT Calcium Score is a good predictor of your likelihood in the next five years of having any cardiac problems relating to the arteries. Once a referral is obtained from your GP or Specialist, you can book in for the procedure which is quick, easy and non-invasive. […]

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