CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Radisphere (www.radispheregroup.com), the largest and fastest-growing national radiology group in the United States, announced the hiring of Asante M. Dickson, M.D. at Washington Adventist Hospital (http://www.washingtonadventist.org/) in Takoma Park, Maryland. Dr. Dickson and the Medical Director of Radiology, G. Paul Forsyth, M.D., are supported by a 37-person team of remote subspecialists in the areas of Musculoskeletal Radiology, Neuroradiology, Women’s Imaging, Body Imaging, Nuclear Medicine, Cardiac Radiology, Pediatric Radiology and Emergency Department Radiology.
Dr. Dickson is an onsite radiologist. He is certified by the American Board of Radiology, with a Certificate of Added Qualification in Neuroradiology. He completed a two-year Neuroradiology Fellowship at Stanford University Medical Center in California. His medical degree is from Georgetown University Medical School. Dr. Dickson was chief resident at Winthrop University Hospital in New York where he completed his residency.
Dr. Dickson has published numerous articles in peer review journals and has been an active lecturer at many local and national conferences. He brings to the region a dedication to public service as he lectures and gives seminars to local junior high and high school students about success strategies and career opportunities in medicine.
“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Dickson to Washington Adventist Hospital,” said Amy Carrier, Vice President of Operations at Washington Adventist Hospital. “Dr. Dickson’s expertise will further enhance the radiology services we to offer patients and physicians in our community.”
About Washington Adventist Hospital
Washington Adventist Hospital is a 281-bed acute-care facility located in Takoma Park, Maryland. Washington Adventist Hospital is Montgomery County’s first cardiac center, performing hundreds of open-heart surgeries and thousands of heart catheterizations each year. The Hospital is the first accredited Cycle III Chest Pain Center in the DC Metro Area. Washington Adventist Hospital is part of Adventist HealthCare, an integrated health-care delivery system based in Rockville, Maryland, that is one of the largest employers in the state of Maryland. (http://www.washingtonadventist.org/)
Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Radisphere (www.radispheregroup.com) is led by a group of physicians who saw a better way to deliver radiology to community hospitals, systems, ACOs, and patients. Its standards-based delivery model combines local radiologists who provide hands-on patient care, the largest network of subspecialty radiologists, and a cloud-based technology platform. Radisphere leverages its scale and technology to deliver faster, more accurate diagnoses, appropriate utilization, and the highest quality of patient care – enabling its hospital clients to measurably improve quality, drive growth and lower costs. Radisphere is the largest and fastest growing national radiology group in the United States with 150 radiologists and 35 exclusive hospital clients in 11 states.