Comprehensive Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Radiology Services

Our highly specialized, board-certified radiologists and state-of-the-art diagnostic and interventional technology ensure high quality, patient focused care. Serving Durham, Orange, Granville, Person, Wake and surrounding counties in North Carolina for over 40 years.

Physicians

Amar M. Amaresh, MD

Amar M. Amaresh, MD

Amar M. Amaresh, MD

Medical School: Government Medical College, Bellary, Karnataka, India.
Internship: Hurley Medical Center, Flint, MI.
Residency: Diagnostic Radiology, Michigan State UniversityLansing, MI.
Fellowship : Vascular and Interventional Radiology, University of Texas Health Science, San Antonio, TX.
Board Certification:
American Board of Radiology with Certificate of Added Qualification in Vascular and Interventional Radiology.

Kirk Beeson, MD

Kirk Beeson, MD

 

Vice President

Chief Information Officer

Medical School : Louisiana State University School of Medicine at New Orleans.
Internship:
General Surgery, Morehouse School Medicine, Atlanta GA.
Residency: Diagnostic Radiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Fellowship:
Neuroradiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Board Certification:
American Board of Radiology.

Special Interests:  Neuroradiology and Temporal Bone Imaging

 

Samuel Bone, MD

Samuel Bone, MD

Samuel Bone, MD

Medical School: Duke University Medical Center.
Internship:
Georgia Baptist Medical Center.
Residency: Diagnostic Radiology, University of Washington.
Fellowships: Body Imaging and Nuclear Radiology; University of Alabama.
Board Certification: American Board of Radiology: Diagnostic Radiology and Diagnostic Radiology with Special Competence in Nuclear Radiology.
Special Interests: Body Imaging, PET.

 

 

Teresa Truitt Brown, MD

Teresa Truitt Brown, MD

Teresa Truitt Brown, MD

Division chief, Nuclear Medicine.
Medical School: UNC School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC.
Internship:
Shands Teaching Hospital, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.
Residency: Diagnostic Radiology, UNC School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC.
Fellowship: Body imaging and Nuclear Medicine, UNC School of Medicine, Chapel Hill.
Board certification:
American Board of Radiology.
Special Interest:
Nuclear medicine, breast imaging and intervention including MRI.

Christopher Cepeda, MD

Christopher Cepeda, MD

Christopher Cepeda, MD

Medical Director, Durham Diagnostic Imaging.
Medical School:
University of Miami School of Medicine.
Internship:
Transitional, Alameda County Medical Center.
Residency: Diagnostic Radiology, University of Texas, Houston.
Fellowship: Neuroradiology, Duke University Medical Center.
Board Certification: American Board of Radiology with Certificate of Added Qualification in Neuroradiology.
Special Interest: Neuroradiology, breast MRI and intervention.

 

Andrew Choi, MD

Andrew Choi, MD

Andrew Choi, MD

Radiation Safety Officer, Durham Regional Hospital.
Medical School:
Northwestern University.
Residency:
Orthopedic Surgery, SIU School of Medicine, Springfield, IL.
Residency:
SUNY Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, NY.
Fellowship: Abdominal Imaging, UNC School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC.
Board Certification: American Board of Radiology.

Randy Cruell, MD

Randy Cruell, MD

Medical School: UCLA/Drew School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA.
Internship:
Internal Medicine, Tulane Medical Center, New Orleans, LA.
Residency:
Diagnostic Radiology, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL.
Fellowship: Neuroradiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA.
Board Certification:
American Board of Radiology.
Special Interest:
Brain and spine imaging.

 

 

James W. Lester, Jr., MD

James W. Lester, Jr., MD

Medical School: Wake Forest University (Bowman Gray School of Medicine).
Internship: Baptist Medical Centers, Birmingham, AL.
Residency:
Diagnostic Radiology, Memorial University Medical Center, Savannah, GA.
Fellowship: MRI, NMR Institute and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Board Certification: American Board of Radiology.
Special Interest:
MRI, musculoskeletal MRI.

 

Ashley Merritt, MD

Ashley Merritt, MD

Division chief, ultrasound.

Medical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL.
Residency:
Diagnostic Radiology, Medical College of Virginia Hospital, Richmond, VA.
Fellowship:
MRI, Medical College of Virginia Hospitals, Richmond, VA.
Board Certification: American Board of Radiology.
Special Interest:
Musculoskeletal MRI, breast MRI.

 

Hemang Pathak, MD

Hemang Pathak: MD:

Medical School: N. H. L. Municipal Medical College; India.
Internship: Long Island College Hospital; Brooklyn; N.Y.
Residency: Diagnostic Radiology, Long Island College Hospital; Brooklyn; N.Y.
Fellowships:
Abdominal Imaging, Yale University. CT.; Musculoskeletal Imaging, Albert Einstein University; N.Y.
Board Certification: American Board of Radiology.
Special Interest: Musculoskeletal Imaging, MRI.

Michael Stoll, MD

Michael Stoll, MD

Medical Director and Chairman, Department of Radiology, Granville Medical Center.
Medical School: S.U.N.Y. at Stoneybrook.
Residency: Diagnostic Radiology, Nassau County Medical Center, Long Island, N.Y.
Fellowship: Abdominal Imaging, Boston University and Boston City Hospital.
Board Certification:
American Board of Radiology.

 

J. Robert Yankes, MD

J. Robert Yankes, MD

Former Medical Staff President, Durham Regional Hospital.
Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
Internship: Transitional, Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh.
Residency: Diagnostic Radiology, Duke University Medical Center.
Fellowship:
Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Duke University Medical Center.
Board Certification: American Board of Radiology with Certificate of Added Qualification in Vascular/Interventional Radiology.

 

Ripal Shah, MD

President, Durham Radiology Associates

Director, physician recruiting.

 

Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina
Residency: 
Diagnostic Radiology, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Fellowship:
Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Board Certification: 
American Board of Radiology.

Special Interest: Abdominal Imaging.

Mark Neely, MD

Chairman, Department of Radiology, Durham Regional Hospital

Division Chief, Mammography

Medical School: Duke University School of Medicine
Residency: 
Diagnostic Radiology, University of North Carolina Medical Center
Fellowship: 
Breast Imaging and Abdominal Imaging, University of North Carolina Medical Center
Board Certification: 
American Board of Radiology.

Special Interests: Abdominal Imaging and Breast Imaging.

 

 

Robert Fish, MD

Rob Fish

Vascular and Interventional Radiology

Vice Chair, Dept. of Radiology, Durham Regional Hospital

Chair, Dept. of Radiology, Durham Regional Hospital

Director of Quality Assurance.

Medical School: Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University
Residency: 
Diagnostic Radiology, University of Florida
Fellowship: 
Interventional Radiology, University of Florida, Gainesville
Board Certification: 
American Board of Radiology.

 

Lee Hall, MD

Musculoskeletal Imaging and General Diagnostic Radiology

Medical School: Duke University School of Medicine
Residency: 
Duke University Medical Center
Fellowship:
Musculoskeletal Radiology, Duke University Medical Center
Board Certification: 
American Board of Radiology.

 

 

 

Kavi Devulapalli, MD

Vascular and Interventional Radiology

Medical School: Case Western Reserve, Cleveland, Ohio
Residency: 
Diagnostic Radiology, UCSF
Fellowship: 
Vascular and Interventional Radiology, UNC Medical Center
Board Certification: 
American Board of Radiology.