Physicians

Fakhir Elmasri, M.D.

Fakhir Elmasri, MD

President and Founder
Board Certified Radiologist
Board Certified Interventional Radiologist

Medical: University of Khartoum- Khartoum, Sudan- School of Medicine

Residency: Hackensack University Medical Center- Hackensack, New York – Diagnostic
Radiology

Fellowship: NYU Medical Center- New York, New York; Interventional Radiology

Larry Dietrich, M.D.

Lawrence R. Whitney III, MD

Board Certified Radiologist

Undergraduate: The University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; Bachelor of Arts

Medical: University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA; M.D.

Internship: York Hospital/Wellspan Health, York, PA; Transitional Program

Residency: University of South Florida, Tampa FL; Diagnostic Radiology

Fellowship: University of South Florida, Tampa FL; Vascular and Interventional Radiology

Venkat P. Tummala, M.D.

Venkat P. Tummala, MD

Board Certified Radiologist

Internship: University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL; Surgery

Residency: Michigan State University/FAME, Flint, Michigan; Diagnostic Radiology

Fellowship: University of South Florida/Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL; Vascular and
Interventional Radiology

Jong Park, MD

Board Certified Radiologist

Undergraduate: Boston College Chestnut Hill, MA

Medical: State University of New York Downstate Medical Center

Residency: New York University Medical Center

Fellowship: Yale University; Vascular and Interventional Radiology

Mikhail C. S. S. Higgins, MD, MPH

Board Certified Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist

Undergraduate: Macalester College, St. Paul, MN; BA

Advanced Degrees: Yale University School of Public
Health, New Haven, CT; Masters of Public Health (Health Care Policy and Health Care Administration)

Medical: Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, Doctor of Medicine

Internship: St. Joseph Hospital, Chicago, IL
(Transitional Program)

Residency: Hospital of the University of
Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; Diagnostic Radiology (Clinical Pathway)

Fellowship: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, Vascular and Interventional
Radiology

Satish Venkataperumal, MD, MMM

Board Certified Radiologist
Interventional Pain Management Radiologist

Undergraduate: St. Joseph’s Anglo Indian School, Chennal, India

Medical: University of Madras, Chennal, India

Advanced Degrees: Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, MMM (Masters in Medical
Management)

Residency: William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, Nuclear Medicine; Michigan State
University, Flint, MI, Diagnostic Radiology

Fellowship: University of Miami, Miami, FL, Vascular & Interventional Radiology;
National Pain Institute, Winter Park, FL, Pain Management


Vascular Specialists of Lakeland

Lawrence Sowka, MD

Lawrence Sowka, MD

Board Certified American Board of Surgery
Fellowship Trained in Vascular Surgery

Medical: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Internship: St. Luke’s Hospital, Milwaukee, WI

Residency: Temple University, Philadelphia PA; General Surgery

Residency: University of Miami, Miami, FL: Cardiothoracic Surgery

Fellowship: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX; Vascular Surgery

Fellowship: Children’s Hospital, Philadelphia, PA; Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

Fellowship: Lankenau Hospital, Wynnewood, PA; Adult Cardiac Surgery


Radiologist Assistants

Rodney S. Carter

Rodney S. Carter

ARNP, FNP-C, RA

AS Degree: Polk Community College, Winter Haven, FL;
Radiologic Technology Sciences

AS/RN Degree: Polk Community College, Winter Haven, FL; Registered Nurse

BSRA Degree: Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA; RRA

Masters Degree: Frontier Nursing University, Hayden, KY; MSN, ARNP, Family Practice

Duane Lee

Duane Lee

RRA, RT(R), ARRT

RT (R): Lakeland Regional Medical Center School of Radiology,
Lakeland, FL; Radiologic Technologist Registered

BSRA Degree: Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA; R.R.A.

Jonathan Marx

RRA RT(R) ARRT, MRS

AS Degree: Northern Kentucky University; Applied Science in Radiologic Technology

BS Degree: Northern Kentucky University; Health Science

Master’s Degree: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Radiologic Science

Jonathyn Andrew Marx

RA

BA Degree: University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI; Mass
Communications

Radiologic Technology Certification: St. Joseph Hospital, Marshfield, WI

Master’s Degree: Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA; RRA

Billy White

RRA, RT(R) (CT), M.R.S.

AS Degree: Polk Community College, Lakeland, FL; General
Science

BS Degree: Grand Canyon University, AZ; Radiologic
Science

Master’s Degree: Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA;
Radiologic Science, Minor Radiologist Assistant

William Wiltshire

William Wiltshire

RRA, RT(R)

AS Degree: Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA

BS Degree: Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA

RT Degree: Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA

BSRA Degree: Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA; R.R.A.