Dennis Kay, MD, FACR, FSIR - Chairman/System ChiefDr. Kay has been Chairman of Radiology at Ochsner since 2007. He is a graduate of Tulane Medical School and performed his Vascular and Interventional fellowship at the Harvard Medical School/Beth Israel Program. Dr. Kay has been on the Board of Directors of the Ochsner Clinic for 9 years, and he has served many roles in the ACR such as former chapter president and LA state councilor. His research interests include interventional treatments for liver tumors. Dr. Kay is a former Ochsner resident.
Dana Smetherman, MD, MPH, MBA, FACR - ChairmanDr. Smetherman is the Chair for the Department of Radiology at Ochsner Medical Center Jefferson Highway. She serves as a physician director on the Ochsner Health System Board of Directors and is a member of the Board of the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC). She is also currently the Chair of the Breast Economics Committee of the American College of Radiology and Vice Chair for the ACR’s Breast Commission. Dr. Smetherman has authored or coauthored multiple papers published in peer-reviewed scientific and educational journals. She has also given numerous presentations at scientific meetings nationwide on breast imaging, health care economics, quality improvement, and ultrasound.
James Milburn, MD, FACR - Vice Chairman and Program DirectorDr. Milburn is the Vice Chairman of Academic Affairs for the Ochsner Radiology Department, where he has been Residency Program Director since 2003. Dr. Milburn received fellowship training in diagnostic and interventional neuroradiology at the Mallinckrodt Institute following his radiology residency training at Ochsner. As the Section Head of Neuroradiology and senior neurointerventionalist, Dr. Milburn is an integral part of the highly ranked Neuroscience Center of Excellence at Ochsner. As a Program Director, Dr. Milburn cultivates a collegial atmosphere in the department while motivating residents to become successful. Dr. Milburn is an active researcher, and his primary academic interests relate to stroke and brain aneurysm treatment, neuroimaging, and resident education. He is a member of multiple national boards and committees, and he serves as Councilor for the Louisiana chapter of the ACR.
Paul Gulotta, MD - Assistant Program DirectorDr. Gulotta received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, LA. In addition, he completed a Diagnostic Radiology Residency at Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans, LA followed by an Interventional Radiology Fellowship from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He also performed an Interventional Neuroradiology Fellowship at Ochsner. Dr. Gulotta is a member of the following professional organizations: American College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America, American Medical Association and the Louisiana State Medical Society.
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special interest in Head and Neck imaging.