VINELAND, NJ (January 27, 2017) – The Center for Diagnostic Imaging, Cumberland County’s leading privately-owned radiology facility, has signed an affiliation agreement with the Department of Radiology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, bringing the skill of Jefferson’s expert radiologists to Cumberland County residents for the first time. The agreement begins on January 30th, 2017.
Under the agreement, radiologic images will be read by Jefferson specialists in such areas as
neurology, nuclear medicine, cardiovascular and musculoskeletal health, among others. The Radiology Department at Jefferson is chaired by Vijay M. Rao, M.D., who specializes in neurologic, ear, nose and throat radiology, and who has been named one of Philadelphia Magazine’s Top Docs for the past seven years.
“We’re excited to be working with some of the world’s best radiologists at Jefferson, including doctors who are sought across the country for their expertise,” said Satish Shah, M.D. of the Center for Diagnostic Imaging. “Our patients now have access to an unprecedented level of specialization right here in Cumberland County.”
“CDI’s state-of-the-art imaging technology and commitment to patient satisfaction makes it a perfect counterpart for Jefferson’s specialists,” said Dr. Rao. “Together, we will offer a formidable health care delivery system unlike any other in the region.”
About Thomas Jefferson University Hospital:
Jefferson University Hospitals and Thomas Jefferson University are partners in providing excellent clinical and compassionate care for patients in the Philadelphia region, educating the health professionals of tomorrow in a variety of disciplines and discovering new knowledge that will define the future of clinical care. Jefferson has topped the list of hospitals in Pennsylvania (3rd) and the Philadelphia metro area (2nd) in U.S. News & World Report’s annual listing of the best hospitals and specialties. Jefferson’s Sports Medicine Center treats public and private school athletes and numerous collegiate and professional sports teams, including the Philadelphia Eagles, the Philadelphia Phillies, the Philadelphia Flyers, the U.S. Women’s Gymnastics Team, St. Joseph’s University and several Division II and III universities and colleges. Services are provided at five primary locations: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (the main hospital facility, established in 1825) and Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, both in Center City Philadelphia; Jefferson’s Methodist Hospital and Jefferson at the Navy Yard, both in South Philadelphia; and Jefferson at Voorhees in South Jersey.