Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) February 06, 2014
Dr. Barrett brings a wealth of experience in breast imaging and intervention with him as he joins the NBR team. He received his undergraduate diploma in 1998, with honors, at the University of Florida before moving on to Des Moines University in Iowa for a graduate degree in Osteopathic Medicine in 2003.
Since then, Dr. Barrett has served extensively in armed forces medicine. He completed his internship and also his residency at Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, where he was Chief Resident in 2007-2008. Dr. Barrett served as Chief of Radiology at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, Ft. Campbell, KY, from July 2008 to June 2012. He also went overseas to serve as Chief of Radiology for the 28th Combat Support Hospital in Baghdad, Iraq, from April through October in 2010. He then moved on to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN, where he completed his fellowship in women’s and breast imaging from July 2012 to June 2013.
“At North Broward Radiologists, I will primarily be working in breast imaging and intervention”, says Dr. Barrett, who firmly believes in the philosophy that, “Yearly screening mammography is the key to early disease detection and cure.”
“We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Barrett to our esteemed team,” says Dr. David Ring, M.D., President of NBR. “His expertise in breast imaging will not only be an asset to NBR, but he will bring great experience to the patients we diagnose and the cases we consult on in partnership with Broward Health.”
The team of radiologists at NBR has completed fellowship training in various subspecialties of radiology, including neuroradiology, pediatric imaging, P.E.T. imaging, ultrasound and interventional radiology. Many have also been appointed as academic staff of major institutions.
About North Broward Radiologists
North Broward Radiologists is a highly experienced, Board-certified group of physicians providing professional diagnostic imaging services in South Florida. Founded in 1969, the group specializes in providing a full range of diagnostic, therapeutic and interventional radiology procedures, as well as teleradiology interpretative services.