GSH Diagnostic Team
Meet the team of specialists in Diagnostic Services at Good Samaritan Hospital (GSH) and Good Samaritan North Health Center (GSNHC).
Roger Staton, RT (N)(MR), CNMT, MBA, Director of Diagnostic Services at GSH
Roger Staton has served as the Director of Diagnostic Services, including medical imaging, for GSH and GSNHC since 2002. In this role, Mr. Staton is responsible for all imaging and outpatient laboratories for GSH, GSNHC, and Greater Dayton MRI. He also handles daily project management for all medical imaging departments and programs in addition to directing capital purchases for the service line.
Mr. Staton received his Associate degree in Radiological Sciences from the University of Cincinnati in 1982, his Bachelor of Science degree from Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences in 2004, and his Master of Business Administration degree from Arizona State University, W.P. Carey School of Business in 2006.
Theresa Gustafson, RT (R) (M), Manager of Radiology at GSH
Theresa Gustafson has been a part of the GSH team since 1985. She began her career at GSH as a Registered Radiologic Technologist in the Medical Imaging Department. From 1992 to 2003, Theresa served as the Team Leader for Diagnostic Imaging, and she has served as the Manager of Diagnostic Imaging since 2003. In addition to this role, Ms. Gustafson also serves as the Manager of Radiology Nursing, Radiology Transcription, Patient Transport, and Ultrasound.
Ms. Gustafson received her Associate degree in Applied Science in Radiologic Technology in 1985 from Sinclair Community College.
Amy J. Maher, B.S., CNMT, RT(N), Medical Imaging Manager at Good Samaritan Hospital
Amy Maher joined the GSH Medical Imaging management team in March 2010. She started at Good Samaritan North Health Center in 1998 as a nuclear medicine technologist. Amy assisted in starting the PET program at Good Samaritan North in 2003, and served as the PET/CT Coordinator until coming to Good Samaritan Hospital in 2010. Ms. Maher is the manager over CT, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, Transport, and File Office. She also serves as the assistant radiation safety officer.
Amy earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology from the University of Findlay in 1995. She completed her Nuclear Medicine internship at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Dayton, Ohio
Diane H. Anderson, DO, Co-Medical Director of Samaritan Breast Center
Dr. Diane H. Anderson, DO, is co-Medical Director of Samaritan Breast Center.
Dr. Anderson earned her undergraduate degree from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. She received her Medical degree at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine and interned at Grandview Hospital and Medical Center in Dayton. She completed a four-year residency at Cleveland Clinic followed by a year-long Body Image Fellowship at William Beaumont Hospital.
Dr. Anderson earned her Ohio Osteopathic License in 1991 and her Michigan Osteopathic License in 1995, and she was licensed by the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners in 1991. She is certified by the American Board of Radiology.
Thomas A. Heck, MD, Co-Medical Director of Samaritan Breast Center
Dr. Thomas A. Heck is co-Medical Director of Samaritan Breast Center. He is a dedicated breast surgeon who makes diagnoses and creates treatment plans for patients. Dr. Heck reviews the diagnoses and treatment plans with the patients and the Breast Care Coordinator.
Dr. Heck graduated from the University of Notre Dame and from Georgetown University School of Medicine. He served both his medical internship and residency at Harvard Fifth Surgical Service in New England Deaconess Hospital in Boston.
He is licensed by the State of Ohio and is certified by the American Board of Surgery.
Denise R. Langston, Manager of Diagnostics at GSNHC
Denise R. Langston is Diagnostics Manager at Good Samaritan North Health Center. She is responsible for managing the budget and operations of the Diagnostic Testing Center. As manager of a staff of more than 40 full-time employees, she also initiates improvement planning and provides an overview of departmental performance. Denise earned her AAS in Radiologic Technology at Sinclair Community College and her Bachelor of Science degree in Radiology from Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences in 2008.
Mindy Shelley, Manager, GSNHC
Mindy Shelley is Diagnostics Manager at GSNHC. She is responsible for managing the budget and operations of the Diagnostic Testing Center. As manager of a staff of more than 40 full-time employees, she also initiates improvement planning and provides an overview of departmental performance.
Mindy earned Associate degrees in Radiologic Technology and Diagnostic Special Procedures Technology at Kettering College of Medical Arts. She went on to earn an Associate degree in Business at Sinclair Community College, where she later received an Associate degree in Integrative Medical Massage as well. In 2006, she earned her Bachelor of Science in Radiographic Sciences from St. Joseph’s College.
Carla Knisley, Medical Imaging Manager for Huber Heights, North Main, & Needmore
Carla Knisley is the Manager of ambulatory medical imaging centers at Good Samaritan Health Center – Huber Heights, North Main, & Needmore. She is responsible for managing the budget and operations of the off-site medical imaging centers. As manager of 20 full-time employees, she also initiates improvement planning and provides an overview of departmental performance. In addition to this role, Mrs. Knisley also serves as the Samaritan Breast Center Liaison.
Carla earned her AAS in Radiologic Technology at Sinclair Community College and her Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management from Franklin University in 2009.
Bruce Hall, MD, GSH
Dr. Bruce Hall has been a part of the GSH team since 1997.
Dr. Hall received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in 1985 with Highest Distinction and Honors in Cellular and Molecular Biology and Computer Science. Dr. Hall received his degree in Medicine from John Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore in 1989.
Kurt J. Stedje, MD, GSH
Dr. Kurt J. Stedje has been a part of the GSH community since 2003.
Dr. Stedje attended Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio, and graduated in 1982 with a degree in Chemistry. He completed graduate work in Pharmacology at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and worked in the Vascular Lab at GSH. Dr. Stedje graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in 1990.
Prior to joining GSH, Dr. Stedje worked at two other Radiology practices in the Dayton area.
Robert Lee Tyrrell II, MD, GSH
Dr. Robert Lee Tyrrell has been a part of the GSH community since 1989.
Dr. Tyrrell earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Wright State University in Dayton in 1978. He received his degree in Medicine from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland in 1983.
While completing his residency at University Hospitals in Cleveland, Dr. Tyrrell spent one year as a Clinical Consultant in MR research for the MR Research and Development Group with Siemens Medical Systems in Erlangen, West Germany.
Anjali Singh, MD, GSH
Dr. Anjali Singh has been a part of the GSH community since 2003.
Dr. Singh attended medical school at the University of Rajasthan in India, where he also served his internship and Radiology residency. In 1994, Dr. Singh undertook a clinical research fellowship in Molecular Cardiology at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland. From 1996 to 2000, Dr. Singh served his Radiology residency at Cook County Hospital in Chicago. For his fellowship, he studied Body Imaging/Body MR at the University of Iowa in Iowa City.
Prior to joining GSH, Dr. Singh served as the Assistant Professor of (Clinical) Radiology in the Division of Body Imaging at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
Jay L. Ballen, MD, GSH
Dr. Jay L. Ballen has been a part of the GSH team since 2002.
Dr. Ballen received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles in 1986. He received his Medical Degree in 1994 from the University of Nevada School of Medicine and underwent his graduate research fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Louisville in Kentucky. Dr. Ballen served his Diagnostic Radiology residency at the University of Missouri in Kansas City from 1997 to 2001. He served as Chief Resident from 2000 to 2001.
Jeffery L. Nielson, MD, GSH
Dr. Jeffery L. Nielson has been a part of the GSH team since 2006.
Dr. Nielson received his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Purdue University in Fort Wayne, Indiana, in 1996. He received his Medical degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine in 2000 and served his internship and residency at the University Hospitals of Cleveland Department of Medicine from 2000 to 2005. He served as Chief Resident from 2003 to 2004. Dr. Nielson underwent his fellowship in Musculoskeletal and Emergency Imaging at the University Hospitals of Cleveland from 2005 to 2006.
Le-Ping Pu, MD, PhD, GSH
Dr. Le-Ping Pu has been a part of the GSH community since 2005.
Dr. Pu received his Medical degree from Lanzhou Medical College in People’s Republic of China in 1983. He also served as a researcher in the Department of Neurology there and was on faculty from 1986 to 1988. Dr. Pu received his PhD at the Faculte de Medecine Lyon-Sud in France in 1992.
Dr. Pu speaks English, Chinese, and French.
Kamal N. Morar, MD, GSH
Dr. Kamal N. Morar has been a part of the Interventional Radiology team at GSH since 2005.
Dr. Morar received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy and his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Cincinnati in 1994. Dr. Morar received his Medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada (British West Indies) in 1999. He completed his residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Providence Hospital in Southfield, Michigan, from 2000 to 2004 and served his fellowship in Vascular Interventional Radiology at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation from 2004 to 2005.
Roger L. Antonelli, MD, GSH
Dr. Roger L. Antonelli has been a member of the GSH community since 1978.
Dr. Antonelli received his Bachelor of Science degree in Pre-Medicine at the University of Dayton in Dayton in 1970. He received his Medical degree from Ohio State University in Columbus in 1973. Dr. Antonelli served his internship, residency, and fellowship at the University of Southern California Medical Center in Los Angeles from 1973 to 1978 with a focus on Diagnostic/Neuroradiology.
Stuart J. Sorkin, MD, GSH
Dr. Stuart J. Sorkin has served as Chairman of the Department of Radiology at GSH since 1980.
Dr. Sorkin received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Brooklyn College in Brooklyn, New York, in 1968. He received his Medical degree from the State University of New York in 1975. Dr. Sorkin served his internship in Diagnostic Radiology at SUNY Upstate Medical Center and his residency at New York University Medical Center in Diagnostic Radiology. Dr. Sorkin served as Chief Resident from 1978 to 1979 and completed his fellowship in Nuclear Medicine at New York University Medical Center in 1978.
Dr. Sorkin previously has served as a Clinical Assistant Professor at Wright State University, where he currently serves as a Clinical Associate Professor.
Ted K. Payne, MD, GSH
Dr. Ted K. Payne has been a part of the GSH community since 1976.
Dr. Payne received his Bachelor of Arts degree from DePauw University in 1965. He received his Medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine in 1969, and his internship in Internal Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine from 1969 to 1970. Dr. Payne completed his residency in Radiology at Vanderbilt University in Nashville from 1970 to 1973.
Yungao Ding, MD, PhD, GSH
Dr. Yungao Ding has been a part of the GSH team since 2001.
Dr. Ding received his Medical degree in 1983 from the Shanghai First Medical College (Shanghai Medical University) in China. Dr. Ding also received his Master of Science degree in Microbiology and Immunology from the Shanghai Medical University in 1986 in China. Dr. Ding served on the faculty at Shanghai Medical University in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology from 1986 to 1988.
Dr. Ding attended the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi, and received his PhD in Biochemistry and Neuroscience in 1994. He served as a research fellow in the Department of Molecular Biology and the Department of Immunology at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation from 1994 to 1996.
Dr. Ding served his residency in the Department of Radiology at Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine in Youngstown, Ohio, from 1996 to 2000. He completed his fellowship in Nuclear Medicine at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis, Missouri, from 2000 to 2001.