Meet Our Physicians

Donald G. Detweiler, MD

Diagnostic Radiologist
  • Past President, Raleigh Radiology Associates
  • Medical Director, Raleigh Radiology Blue Ridge, Cary, and Breast Center.
  • Past President, Rex Medical Staff
  • BS, Duke University
  • MD, Emory University
  • Fellow and resident in diagnostic radiology, University of North Carolina Medical Center
  • Native of Illinois

Expertise in mammography, CT, and ultrasound
Joined Raleigh Radiology in 1982

 

 

W. Kent Davis, MD

Neuroradiologist and Breast Imaging and Intervention Radiologist
  • BS, Duke University
  • MD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Internship in internal medicine, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore
  • Resident in radiology, Duke University Medical Center
  • Fellowship in neuroradiology, Duke University Medical Center
  • Certificate of Added Qualifications in Neuroradiology awarded by American Board of Radiology
  • Member, American Society of Neuroradiology
  • Native of North Carolina

Expertise in head, neck, and spine imaging; breast imaging and breast intervention
Joined Raleigh Radiology in 1990

 

 

Julia K. Taber, MD

Women’s Imaging Radiologist
  • Past President, Rex Medical Staff
  • BS, Brown University
  • MD, Duke University Medical School
  • Internship in internal medicine, New York Hospital
  • Resident in diagnostic radiology, Duke University Medical Center
  • Fellowship in mammography and pediatric radiology, Duke University Medical Center
  • Member, Society of Breast Imaging
  • Member, American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine

Expertise in breast imaging, breast intervention, and pediatric radiology
Joined Raleigh Radiology in 1993

 

 

Mark H. Knelson, MD

Vascular and Interventional Radiologist
  • BS, MD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Rotating internship, Case Western Reserve University Hospital of Cleveland
  • Chief resident, Case Western Reserve University Hospital of Cleveland
  • Fellowship, vascular and interventional radiology, Duke University Medical Center
  • Certificate of Added Qualifications in Vascular and Interventional Radiology awarded
  • American Board of Radiology Assistant professor of radiology, Duke University Medical Center
  • Member, Society of Interventional Radiology, American College of Radiology
  • Native of North Carolina

Expertise in diagnostic angiography and interventional radiology, nuclear cardiology, and spine intervention
Joined Raleigh Radiology in 1993

 

 

Gregory C. Hinn, MD

Musculoskeletal Radiologist
  • BA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • MD, Bowman Gray School of Medicine at Wake Forest University
  • Resident in radiology, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center
  • Fellowship in diagnostic and interventional musculoskeletal radiology, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center
  • Musculoskeletal radiologist for the North Carolina State University Athletic Department.
  • Native of  North Carolina

Expertise in musculoskeletal imaging with bone and joint intervention
Joined Raleigh Radiology in 1995

 

 

Gregory A. Bortoff, MD, PhD

Abdominal Imaging Radiologist
  • BS, Cornell University
  • MD, PhD, State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse
  • Resident in radiology, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
  • Fellowship in abdominal imaging, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
  • Member, Radiological Society of North America
  • Member, American Roentgen Ray Society
  • Native of New York

Expertise in abdominal imaging, including MRI, MRA, ultrasound, oncologic imaging, and PET/CT
Joined Raleigh Radiology in 1999

 

 

Cynthia S. Payne, MD

Vascular and Interventional & Neuroradiologist
  • MD, Medical College of Ohio
  • Internship, Mount Auburn Hospital, Harvard Medical School
  • Resident, neurology and radiology, Duke University Medical Center
  • Fellowships in molecular neurogenetics, vascular/interventional radiology and neuroradiology, Duke University Medical Center
  • Certificate of Added Qualifications in Neuroradiology, Vascular and Interventional Radiology awarded by American Board of Radiology
  • Director of neuro-interventional radiology, Greater Baltimore Medical Center
  • Native of North Carolina

Expertise in vascular and interventional radiology, diagnostic, and interventional neuroradiology
Joined Raleigh Radiology in 2001

 

 

Tracey E. O’Connell, MD

Musculoskeletal & Abdominal Imaging Radiologist
  • BA, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • MD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Resident in radiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Fellowship in musculoskeletal radiology, Duke University Medical Center
  • Member, Radiological Society of North America
  • Native of California

Expertise in musculoskeletal imaging with bone and joint intervention and abdominal imaging including MRI, MRA, CT, and ultrasound
Joined Raleigh Radiology in 2001

 

 

Jennifer S. Van Vickle, MD

Abdominal Imaging Radiologist
  • BA, University of Chicago, M.Div and Th.M, Duke University
  • MD, Duke University Medical Center
  • Internship in internal medicine, Duke University Medical Center
  • Resident in diagnostic radiology, Duke University Medical Center
  • Fellowship in abdominal imaging and mammography, Duke University Medical Center
  • Native of Missouri

Expertise in breast imaging, breast intervention, abdominal and pelvic imaging, including CT, ultrasound, and MRI
Joined Raleigh Radiology in 2002

 

 

Laura O. Thomas, MD

Abdominal Imaging Radiologist
  • BA, Princeton University
  • MD, Duke University Medical School
  • Internship in internal medicine, UNC Hospitals
  • Chief resident, Duke University Medical Center
  • Fellowship in women’s and abdominal imaging, Duke University Medical Center
  • Native of Missouri

Expertise in breast imaging, breast intervention, abdominal imaging, oncologic imaging, and PET/CT
Joined Raleigh Radiology in 2003

 

 

John G. “Jay” Alley, Jr, MD

Neuroradiologist
  • Chief of Rex Radiology
  • BA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Program, Columbia University, New York
  • MD, University of North Carolina School of Medicine
  • Co-chief resident in diagnostic radiology, University of North Carolina Hospital
  • Fellowship in neuroradiology, University of North Carolina Hospital
  • Native of North Carolina

Expertise in neuroradiology, PET/CT, oncologic imaging and abdominal imaging
Joined Raleigh Radiology in 2004

 

 

Jerry Watson, MD

Abdominal Radiologist
  • BA,  Johns Hopkins University
  • MD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
  • Resident in Diagnostic Radiology, University of North Carolina Hospitals
  • Fellowship in Abdominal Imaging, University of North Carolina Hospitals
  • Member, Radiological Society of North American
  • Member, American College of Radiology
  • Member, Society of Computed Body Tomography
  • Native of Georgia

Expertise in abdominal imaging, including MRI, MRA, oncologic imaging and PET/CT
Joined Raleigh Radiology in 1999

 

 

Todd J. Roth, MD

Abdominal Imaging Radiologist
  • BS, University of Texas, Austin
  • MD, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, San Antonio
  • Residency, Baptist Medical Center, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem
  • Fellowship in abdominal imaging, Baptist Medical Center, Wake Forest University
  • Native of Kansas

Expertise in abdominal and pelvic MRI, CT, and ultrasound
Joined Raleigh Radiology in 2004

 

 

Steven R. Carter, MD

Musculoskeletal Radiologist
  • BS, University of Virginia
  • MS, Medical College of Virginia
  • MD, Medical College of Virginia
  • Internship in internal medicine, MCV
  • Chief resident, diagnostic radiology, Emory University
  • Fellowship in musculoskeletal imaging, Emory University
  • Member, American Roentgen Ray Society, American College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America
  • Musculoskeletal radiologist for the Carolina Hurricanes
  • Native of Richmond, Virginia

Expertise in musculoskeletal radiology
Joined Raleigh Radiology in 2005

 

 

Satish Mathan,MD

Vascular and Interventional Radiologist
  • President, Raleigh Radiology Associates
  • BS, University of California at Santa Barbara
  • MD, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Internship, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, CA
  • Chief resident, University of North Carolina Hospital, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Fellowship in vascular and interventional radiology, University of North Carolina Hospitals
  • Member, Society of Interventional Radiology, American College of Radiology
  • Native of Raleigh, North Carolina

Expertise in interventional radiology
Joined Raleigh Radiology in 2005

 

 

Andrew G. Moran, MD

Nuclear Medicine Radiologist
  • BS, Idaho State University
  • MD, Utah School of Medicine
  • Residency, Duke University Medical Center
  • Fellowships in body imaging and nuclear radiology, Duke University Medical Center
  • Member, Society of Nuclear Medicine
  • Native of California

Expertise in abdominal imaging, oncologic imaging, nuclear medicine and PET/CT
Joined Raleigh Radiology in 2006

 

 

Joshua B. Mitchell, MD

Musculoskeletal Radiologist
  • BA, University of Virginia
  • MD, University of Tennessee College of Medicine
  • Internship, Medical University of South Carolina
  • Chief resident, Medical University of South Carolina
  • Fellowship in musculoskeletal radiology, University of Florida
  • Member, Society of Skeletal Radiology
  • Member, American College of Radiology
  • Member, American Roentgen Ray Society
  • Member, Radiological Society of North America
  • Member, Association of University Radiologist
  • Member, North Carolina Medical Society
  • Native of Chattanooga, Tennessee

Expertise in musculoskeletal imaging
Joined Raleigh Radiology in 2007

 

 

Jeffrey Browne, MD

Musculoskeletal Radiologist
  • Medical Director, Raleigh Radiology Cedarhurst, Clayton, Wake Forest, and Brier Creek
  • BS, Boston College
  • MD, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
  • Internship, St. Raphael’s Hospital
  • Residency, Duke University Medical Center
  • Fellowship in musculoskeletal radiology, Duke University Medical Center
  • Member, American College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America and American Roentgen Ray Society.
  • Native of Connecticut

Expertise in musculoskeletal imaging
Joined Raleigh Radiology in 2008

 

 

Michael C. Hollingshead, MD

Neuroradiologist
  • BA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • MD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Internship, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Residency, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Fellowship in neuroradiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Certificate of added Qualifications in Neuroradiology awarded by American Board of Radiology
  • Member, American Society of Neuroradiology, American College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America
  • Native of Massachusetts

Expertise in neuroradiology
Joined Raleigh Radiology in 2008

 

 

Jason R. Harris, MD

Vascular and Interventional Radiologist
  • BS, Brigham Young University
  • MD, Harvard Medical School
  • Internship, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Newton, Massachusetts
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Fellowship in vascular and interventional radiology, Duke University Medical Center
  • Member, American College of Radiology, Society of Interventional Radiology
  • Native of California

Expertise in vascular and interventional and musculoskeletal radiology
Joined Raleigh Radiology in 2008

 

 

Kirk Peterson, MD

Abdominal Imaging Radiologist
  • BS, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University-Tallahassee, FL
  • MD, University of South Carolina School of Medicine
  • Resident in radiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Fellowship in abdominal imaging, Duke University Medical Center
  • Member, Radiological Society of North America
  • Member, American Roentgen Ray Society
  • Member, American College of Radiology
  • Native of Florida

Expertise in abdominal imaging, including MRI, MRA, and ultrasound
Joined Raleigh Radiology in 2010

 

 

Svati Singla Long, MD

Women’s Imaging Radiologist
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  • BS, Duke University
  • MD, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
  • Residency, Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Fellowship in Breast Imaging, Duke University
  • Member, American Association for Women Radiologist
  • Member, Society of Breast Imaging
  • Member, Radiologic Society of North America
  • Native of Greenville

Expertise in Breast imaging and breast intervention.
Joined Raleigh Radiology in 2013

 

 

Jamie Doster, MD

Vascular & Interventional Radiologist
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  • BS, Florida State University
  • MD, Florida State University College of Medicine
  • Internship, Greenville Memorial Hospital, Greenville, S.C.
  • Residency, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
  • Fellowship in Vascular and Interventional
  • Radiology, University of Virginia
  • Member, Society of Interventional Radiology
  • Member, American College of Radiology
  • Member, Radiological Society of North America

Expertise in Interventional Radiology
Joined Raleigh Radiology in July 2016

 

 

Mustafa Khan, MD

Neuroradiologist
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  • BA/MD, University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Medicine
  • Residency, William Beaumont Hospital
  • Fellowship, Duke University Medical Center
  • North Carolina Radiological Society (pending)
  • Member, American Society of Neuroradiology
  • Member, American Society of Head and Neck Radiology
  • Member, American Roentgen Ray Society
  • Member, Radiological Society of North America

Expertise in Neuroradiology
Joined Raleigh Radiology in July 2016

 

 

Peter Tanpitukpongse, MD

Neuroradiologist
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  • BA, Johns Hopkins University
    MD, New York University
  • Internship, Winthrop University Hospital
  • Residency, Winthrop University Hospital
  • Fellowship, Duke University Medical Center
  • Member, American College of Radiology
  • Member, Radiological Society of North America
  • Member, American Roentgen Ray Society
  • Member, American Society of Neuroradiology

Expertise in Neuroradiology
Joined Raleigh Radiology in October 2016

 

 

 

Gintaras E. Degesys, MD

Musculoskeletal & Abdominal Imaging Radiologist
  • BA, Kenyon College
  • MD, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • Internship and chief resident, Northwestern University
  • Fellowship in interventional and abdominal imaging, Duke University Medical Center
  • Certificate of Added Qualifications in Vascular and Interventional Radiology awarded by  American Board of Radiology
  • Native of Ohio

Expertise in musculoskeletal imaging, breast intervention, and abdominal imaging and intervention
Joined Raleigh Radiology in 2002

 
 

Neil A. Ramquist, MD

Diagnostic Radiologist
  • BS, MD, University of California at Davis
  • Chief resident in radiology, Bowman Gray School of Medicine
  • Member, American College of Radiology
  • Member, Radiological Society of North America
  • Native of Wisconsin

Expertise in mammography, CT, and ultrasound
Joined Raleigh Radiology in 1981

 

 

Andrew B. Weber, MD

Vascular & Interventional Radiologist
  • BS, University of Pennsylvania
  • MD, Temple University Medical School
  • Internship in surgery, York Hospital
  • Chief resident, Duke University Medical Center
  • Former Chief, Rex Hospital Radiology
  • 2009 Chairman, Rex Hospital Open
  • Rex Corporate Counsel
  • Native of Pennsylvania

Expertise in vascular/interventional radiology and MR angiography
Joined Raleigh Radiology in 1992

 

 

Thomas C. Worth, MD (1913–1995)
Raleigh Radiology Associates founder: 1950 to 1983. Originally from Raleigh, Dr. Worth founded Raleigh Radiology Associates in 1950 while heading the Department of Radiology at Rex Hospital. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in 1936 and his internship at Massachusetts General Hospital. He then completed his residency in diagnostic radiology at St. Luke’s Hospital in New York City. Tom served in WWII in Europe and then joined a prominent radiology group in Washington, DC. In 1950, he moved back to Raleigh and began working at Rex Hospital as the sole radiologist and developed the backbone of the practice. He continued his role of directing the ever-expanding Rex Hospital, not only as chief of the radiology department, but also serving on the Executive Committee of Rex from 1950 through 1980. He was instrumental in establishing the Therapeutic Radiology Unit, now known as the Rex Cancer Center. He was President of the NC Radiological Society in 1956, and was active in many other medical and social organizations. Dr. Worth was married to the late Barbara Luther Worth and had five children; he worked at Raleigh Radiology until 1993. Tom Worth died in Raleigh on November 11, 1995.

Memorial to Dr. Thomas C. Worth

 

Robert T. Jackson, MD (1915–1997)
Raleigh Radiology Associates partner: 1954 to 1983. A native of Cochran, Georgia, Dr. Jackson received his medical degree from University of Michigan in 1941 and completed his residency also from UM in 1942. He attended Flight Surgeon School for the US Army in Texas and later was a general medical officer for the Pentagon in DC. After working as a primary care physician, he completed a fellowship in therapeutic radiology at the Mayo Clinic in 1951 and joined Raleigh Radiology in 1955. Dr. Jackson started the Rex Hospital School of Radiology Technology, which is still located at Wake Technical Community College. Bob planned and developed the incorporation of Raleigh Radiology Associates, a large group of physicians who continue to sponsor a scholarship recently renamed to honor him. He was married to Ellen Holmes Carson and had three children.

Memorial to Dr. Robert T. Jackson

 

 

Edward “Ned” S. Snyder, MD (1938 -2011)
Raleigh Radiology Associates partner: 1972 to 1991.

Born in Toms River, NJ, Dr. Snyder graduated from Rutgers University and Georgetown Medical School. He completed his internship in general medicine at Newark City Hospital and subsequently served as a U.S. Air Force General Medical Officer with his wife Clare Ann in Karamursel, Turkey. He completed his residency at University of Alabama Hospitals in Birmingham, Alabama and then joined Raleigh Radiology Associates and the Rex Hospital Medical Staff in 1972. While at Rex Hospital, he served for a time as Chief of Radiology and was on the Rex Hospital Executive Committee. Dr. Snyder’s chief interest was Interventional Radiology and Angiography and he belonged to numerous medical organizations including the Radiological Society of North America and The American College of Radiology. He was instrumental in helping design the radiology department at the “new” Rex Hospital when it moved to its present location. He served on multiple community related boards. He was married to Clare Ann Jassa Snyder and had two grown children, Michael and Kristin. He enjoyed spending his days in his painting and sculpting studio.

 

Oliver Charlton, MD
Raleigh Radiology Associates partner: 1979 to 1996. Dr. Charlton is a native of the Republic of South Africa and graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand Medical School, Johannesburg in 1954. After doing post-graduate training in medicine, surgery, and neurosurgery, he joined the diagnostic radiology program at St. Mary’s Hospital in London, England in 1957, and completed his training at the Witatersrand Medical School General Hospital in 1960. After working as a general radiologist at Baragwanath Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa, he joined a prominent private practice in diagnostic radiology in Johannesburg with large hospital appointments from 1961 to 1976. In 1977 he was appointed as an Assistant Professor in diagnostic radiology at Duke University Medical Center, working mainly in skeletal and chest radiology, before joining Raleigh Radiology in 1979 where he worked until his retirement in 1996. Dr. Charlton is married to Judith his wife for 50+ years, and has three children and six grand-children.

 

Thomas C. Eshelman, MD
Raleigh Radiology Associates partner: 1974–2005. A former Raleigh Radiology president, Dr. Eshelman, served with the group 31 years, from 1974 through his retirement in 2005. He received his medical degree from Bowman Gray School of Medicine and completed residency training in diagnostic as well as therapeutic radiology at Brook General Hospital in San Antonio, Texas. He served as a staff radiologist at Brook Army Medical Center and Martin Army Hospital at Fort Benning, Georgia. Dr. Eshelman has sub-specialty interests in mammography and gastrointestinal radiology and is a member of the Society of Breast Imaging as well as the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine. A native of Hawaii, Dr. Eshelman and his wife enjoy traveling, photography, and equestrian activities.

 

Sabra A. McNeill, MD
Raleigh Radiology Associates partner: 1981–2004. Dr. McNeill joined Raleigh Radiology in 1981 and retired in March 2005 working 24 years with the group. She received her medical degree and undergraduate degrees from the University of North Carolina. Following graduation, she was a resident in diagnostic radiology at Duke University Medical Center and completed a fellowship in nuclear medicine at the University of North Carolina. Dr. McNeill practiced general radiology with sub-specialty interests and expertise in nuclear cardiology, nuclear medicine, and oncologic imaging. A native of North Carolina, Dr. McNeill resides in Wrightsville Beach with her husband and children.

 

James M. Eyster, MD
Raleigh Radiology Associates partner: 1985–2005. Originally from Indiana, Dr. Eyster earned his undergraduate, master’s and PhD degrees in physics from Purdue University. He received his medical degree with highest distinction from Indiana University and completed a radiology residency at Bowman Gray School of Medicine in Winston Salem, North Carolina. Dr. Eyster’s special interests and expertise include magnetic resonance and neuroimaging. He maintains an interest in science, computers and gardening. He resides on his farm in Oxford, N.C. with his wife and continues being involved in the radiology field by working part-time with Halifax Regional Hospital in Roanoke Rapids, N.C.

 

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