Desert Radiologists Welcomes Five New Physicians to the Practice

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 General News
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LAS VEGAS, Aug. 26 Desert Radiologists, Nevada's largestand most trusted medical imaging company today announced that five newphysicians have joined the team of board certified radiologists servingSouthern Nevada for over 42 years.

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Dr. Howard Francois began his medical career in 1995 when he graduatedfrom the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, with a Bachelor of Artsin Biology. He then graduated from Howard University, College of Medicine inWashington, DC where he received his Doctorate of Medicine in 2001. In 2002he finished his internship at the Brooklyn Hospital Center, Department ofInternal Medicine in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Francois completed his residency inDiagnostic Radiology at Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center in 2007and his fellowship in Musculoskeletal Imaging in 2008 from Henry Ford Hospitalin Detroit, MI.

Dr. John S. Anderson graduated Summa Cum Laude from Case Western ReserveUniversity in Cleveland, OH in 1995 with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology. Healso received his Doctorate of Medicine from Case Western Reserve Universityin 1999 graduating with Alpha Omega Alpha honors. In 2000 he finished hisinternship in Categorical General Surgery from Brooke Army Medical Center.Dr. Anderson completed his residency in Diagnostic Radiology from theMallinckrodt Institute of Radiology/Barnes-Jewish Hospital, WashingtonUniversity School of Medicine in 2007. He completed a fellowship in ClinicalMRI in 2008 from the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Anderson alsoserved as General Medicine Officer/Emergency Physician form 2000 to 2003 forthe United States Army in Heidelberg, Germany.

Dr. Lavanya Vuddagiri received her Medical Degree from Guntur MedicalCollege and Government General Hospital in Guntur, India in 2001. In 2003 shefinished her internship at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences inLittle Rock, AR as well as her residency in 2007. Dr. Vuddagiri completed herfellowship in MRI in 2008 from the University of California, San Diego.

Dr. Terence Scipione graduated from Christian Brothers University inMemphis, TN in 1995 with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. He thengraduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, NY where hereceived his Doctorate of Medicine in 2000. In 2003 he finished hisinternship at St. Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital in New York, NY. Dr. Scipionecompleted his residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Mt. Sinai/Atlantic HealthSystem in Morristown and Summit, NJ in 2007 and his fellowship inMusculoskeletal Imaging and MRI in 2008 from Columbia/Presbyterian Hospital inNew York, NY.

Dr. Frank K. Hsu graduated from the University of Michigan in 1989 with aBachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences. He continued his education at theUniversity of Michigan where he received his Doctorate of Medicine in 1992 inthe Integrated 7-year Pre-medical/Medical Program. In 1993 he finished hisinternship at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. Dr. Hsucompleted his residency in Diagnostic Radiology at the University ofCalifornia, San Francisco in 1997 as well as his fellowship in AbdominalImaging in 1998. Dr. Hsu then completed an additional fellowship inAngiography and Interventional Radiology in 1999 from the University ofMichigan Medical Center. Prior to joining Desert Radiologists, Dr. Hsu workedfor Columbia Imaging Group in Vancouver Washington; Kaiser Permanente Hospitalin Sacramento, California; University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor,Michigan; William Beaumont Hospital in Troy, Michigan and St. VincentRadiological Medical Group in Los Angeles, California.

"Desert Radiologists is so pleased to add such specialized and diversifiedradiologists to our group," said William Moore, CEO of Desert Radiologists."The completion of each of their fellowship training programs adds

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