In an era when there is an increasing expectation that radiologists have sub-specialist skills (for example in MRI or interventional radiology), the Keystone Radiology team is highly qualified in the latest technology and techniques.
Our radiologists also take their ongoing professional development seriously. Working collaboratively on a daily basis means that we are constantly developing our clinical skill and knowledge base.
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 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 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 Genevieve Flannery
Dr Flannery was already a qualified dentist with a Masters when she completed further studies in Medicine at the University of Melbourne.
Now a registered specialist in General and Nuclear Medicine including PET imaging, Genevieve developed a special interest in Nuclear Cardiology after training with dual qualified nuclear/cardiology specialists at the Royal Melbourne Hospital.
Genevieve is always learning and is now accredited in Cardiac CT. She continues to practise in both hospital Internal Medicine and Nuclear Medicine.
Dr Kenny Wong
Dr Kenny Wong initially trained as a Physician at the Alfred Hospital, Melbourne. He subsequently obtained his specialist qualification in 2008 after training at The Austin Nuclear Medicine & PET Centre and St Vincent’s Nuclear Medicine department, Melbourne. He later acquired a Post-Fellowship qualification in General Ultrasound (DDU) in 2009 and is now both a Nuclear Medicine Physician and Sonologist.
Kenny has extensive experience in both Nuclear Medicine & Ultrasound, working in both hospital and private settings. His particular interests are cardiovascular, skeletal and thyroid/parathyroid imaging.
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 Albert Eshun
Dr Eshun graduated in Medicine from the University of Science and Technology in Ghana in 1994, obtaining his BSc (Human Biology) and MB ChB, before subsequently completing his specialisation in Radiology at the University of Cape Town, South Africa.
Upon successfully completing his radiology training, Dr Eshun moved to New Zealand where he worked for 13 years at the Northland District Health Board as a Consultant General Radiologist with a special interest in neuro-imaging before relocating to Australia in March 2020. Albert and his family now call Shepparton home.
Albert has been appointed to the role of Clinical Director of Radiology at Goulburn Valley Health.
Dr Saneej Kanhirat
Dr Kanhirat joined the Keystone Radiology team in March 2020 after relocating to Australia with his family from India.
Dr Kanhirat graduated his MBBS at Govt Medical College in Kerala (India), before undertaking his radiology training at the Barnard Institute of Radiology (Madras Medical College) and Kerala Institute of Medical Sciences respectively.
Upon completion of his radiology training in 2014, Saneej also spent time at the Jefferson University Philadelphia where he gained advanced fellowship training in Obstetric/ Fetal Medicine, before undertaking an additional post gradate diploma in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound at UCAM in Spain.
Dr Kanhirat has a special interest in musculoskeletal, abdominal radiology and interventional pain management.
Dr Arohi Khairnar
Dr Arohi Khairnar completed both her Medical and Radiology training in India. Upon completion of her training, Arohi relocated to Abu Dhabi in the UAE where she worked as a specialist Radiologist at various Institutions before joining the Keystone Radiology team in 2017.
Dr Khairnar was awarded FRANZCR in May 2019, and has subsequently undertaken a subspecialty Fellowship in Breast imaging at St Vincent’s Hospital Breast Screen (Melbourne)
Dr Reem Almodares
Dr Reem Almodares completed her Radiology training at the University Sains Malaysia in 2012. In 2015 Reem and her family relocated to Australia, where she joined the Keystone Radiology team and has subsequently completed a subspecialty Fellowship in breast imaging and musculoskeletal MRI.
Dr Almodares was awarded FRANZCR in November 2017, and has special interests in breast and musculoskeletal radiology, and image guided injections.
Dr Ishtiaq Ahmed
Dr Ishtiaq Ahmed completed his Clinical Radiology and sub specialty Interventional Radiology training at Aga Khan University Hospital Karachi Pakistan.
Ishtiaq relocated to Saudi Arabia in 2009 where he worked in various hospitals including Prince Sultan Military Medical City Riyadh.
In 2019 Dr Ahmed and his family relocated to Australia and he joined the Keystone Radiology team.
Dr Sajida Ishtiaq
Dr Sajida Ishtiaq studied medicine in Pakistan followed by her fellowship training also in Pakistan. She completed her sub specialty training at the Vancouver General Hospital, University of British Columbia in Body Imaging.
Sajida has vast experience in body Imaging including hepatibiliary transplant work.
Dr Ishtiaq joined the Keystone Radiology team in 2019 and her special interests include oncology and GU imaging.
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.