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Diagnostic Radiology

Department of Radiology Chair: David P. Mayer, MD, MS, FACR Residency Program Director: Oleg M. Teytelboym, MD

Program Overview

The Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program at Mercy Catholic Medical Center (MCMC) offers a total of 10 residency positions. This program offers state-of-the-art training in various imaging modalities within a community hospital setting. Residents prosper in an environment where there is a balance of academic achievement with hands-on experience. Graduates of the program have been extremely successful in obtaining fellowships and board certification.

The Transitional Year Residency Program is linked to the Diagnostic Radiology Residency and is both ACGME and AOA accredited.  This transitional Year Residency serves as the preliminary year for the Radiology Program. During this preliminary year, the curriculum includes one month of plain film radiology and one month of ultrasound scanning.

The two community hospital campuses that make up MCMC are Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Darby, PA and Mercy Philadelphia Hospital in West Philadelphia. Each year, the staff at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital and Mercy Philadelphia Hospital performs approximately 205,000 examinations. All imaging modalities are available for residency training including:

  • Angiography/interventional radiology.
  • Computerized tomography, including Cardiac CT and Virtual Colonoscopy.
  • Ultrasonography.
  • Nuclear medicine.
  • Spect cardiac imaging.
  • Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging.
  • Digital fluoroscopy.
  • Mammography, including digital mammography and stereoscopic biopsy.
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).
  • 3-D workstations on site and available from server side access.

The residency program in Diagnostic Radiology is fully approved by the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education. In addition, MCMC offers an American Medical Association/American Osteopathic Association (AMA/AOA) certified transitional internship which is combined with the program in Diagnostic Radiology. Both programs utilize the National Resident Matching Program for all positions.