Our Radiologists

Board-Certified, Fellowship-Trained Radiologists

For doctors, there is no greater feeling than being able to help improve the quality of and prolong our patients’ lives. We do this with a combination of education, training, and a dedication to helping others.

There are always new developments in the field of radiology. We stay on top of them by completing advanced coursework, reading literature, and maintaining membership in professional organizations. Nothing excites us more than a new idea – a way to care for you, the people we see every day, better than ever before.

The best doctors are the ones who care. If a patient is nervous or is anxious to see their test results, we will sit and talk to them, answer their questions, and do our best to make them feel at ease. It's the same level of care that we would want for our own family members.

Get to know our radiologists a little better below, and contact us at (561) 795-5558 to set up an appointment.


Eric M. Baumel, MD

Eric Baumel, MD

Board-Certified Radiologist
Fellowship-Trained in Abdominal Imaging and Intervention 

Dr. Baumel received his medical degree from The University of Miami School of Medicine in 1985. He completed his residency in diagnostic radiology at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York and his fellowship in abdominal imaging and intervention at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami. Dr. Baumel, who joined Independent Imaging in 2002, has gained recognition in the South Florida area for his work in the development of research pharmaceuticals to help treat Alzheimer's Disease. He is also the developer of several iOS apps: Radiology Toolbox Pro, Radiology Toolbox Lite, and Pediatric Toolbox.


Certification
Diplomat National Board of Medical Examiners, 1979
American Board of Radiology, 1990

Professional Organizations
American College of Radiology
Radiological Society of North America
Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine



Roger Ramos, MD - Medical Director

Roger Ramos, MD

Medical Director
Board-Certified Radiologist
Fellowship-Trained in CT, MRI, and Ultrasound Body Imaging 

Dr. Ramos received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in 1986. He completed his residency in diagnostic radiology and his fellowship in CT/MRI/US Body Imaging at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. Dr. Ramos, who joined Independent Imaging in 2015 as the Medical Director, is well-versed in all types of imaging, predominately CT and MRI.

Certification
Diplomat National Board of Medical Examiners, 1988
Diplomat American Board of Radiology, 1992

Professional Organizations
American College of Radiology
Radiological Society of North America
Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine


Robert Stickle, MD

Robert Stickle, MD

Board-Certified Radiologist
Fellowship-Trained in Musculoskeletal Radiology 

Dr. Stickle received his medical degree from The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 1999. He completed his residency in diagnostic radiology at The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in 2004, and his fellowship in musculoskeletal radiology at The University of California - San Francisco in 2005. Dr. Stickle also completed a sub internship in internal medicine and spent a year practicing family medicine from 1999-2000.

Certification
American Board of Radiology, 2004

Professional Organizations
American College of Radiology
Radiological Society of North America

Tom Marino, MD

Tom Marino, MD

Board-Certified Radiologist
Fellowship-Trained in Neuroradiology

Dr. Marino received his medical degree from The University of Miami School of Medicine in 2000 while on an academic scholarship. He completed his residency in diagnostic radiology and his fellowship in neuroradiology at The University of North Carolina in 2005. In addition, Dr. Marino completed a rotating internship in internal medicine at The University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital. He is recognized by HealthGrades as a 5-star physician.

Certification
American Board of Radiology, 2005


Gabrielle Kater, MD

 

Lila Saidian, MD

Lila Saidian, MD

Board Certified Radiologist
Fellowship-Trained in Breast Imaging

Dr. Lila Saidian joined Independent Imaging in 2016. Dr. Saidian completed her residency in Diagnostic Radiology at University of Missouri-Columbia and completed her fellowship in Breast Imaging at University of Cincinnati Barrett's Cancer Center.

Dr. Saidian specializes in Breast Imaging.

Certifications

American Board of Radiology - Certified in Diagnostic Radiology
Member of the American College of Radiology
Member of the Society of Breast Imaging
Member of the Radiological Society of North America
Member of the American Heart Association
Member of the American Medical Association

Licensure

CA State Medical License
FL State Medical License
OH State Medical License
KY State Medical License

Mahendra J. Panchal, MD

Mahendra J. Panchal, MD

Board Certified Radiologist
Fellowship-Trained in Musculoskeletal MRI

Dr. Mahendra Panchal was most recently a radiologist in Ohio and was affiliated with Veterans Affairs Medical Center-Lexington. He received his medical degree from Seth G.S. Medical College University in Bombay. He completed his residency in radiology at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital center in affiliation with Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. Dr. Panchal completed his fellowship with special emphasis on Musculoskeletal MRI at Radnet Management.

Certifications
Board Certified with the American Board of Radiology
Member of the Radiological Society of North America
Member of the American College of Radiology
Member of the New York Roentgen Ray Society

Licensure
NJ State Medical License
NY State Medical License
IN State Medical License
CA State Medical License
WV State Medical License
KY State Medical License
FL State Medical License
OH State Medical License

Tom Kirchner, MD

Tom Kirchner, MD

Board Certified Radiologist
Fellowship-Trained in Vascular and Interventional Radiology

Thomas M. Kirchner, MD is a Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology Specialist and one of the original founders of Independent Imaging. He received his medical degree from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical School. He did his internship in internal Medicine at Staten Island University Hospital and his fellowship in Vascular and Interventional Radiology from Boston University Medical Center. His schooling was completed with a residency at Mount Sinai Beth Israel in the field of Radiology.

Certifications
American Board of Radiology - Certified in Diagnostic Radiology
American Board of Radiology - Certified in Vascular & Interventional Radiology

Licensure
NY State Medical License - active through 2018
FL State Medical License - active through 2017
NJ State Medical License - active through 2017
NC State Medical License - active through 2017
SC State Medical License - active through 2017


Barry Simon, MD

Barry Simon, MD

Board Certified Radiologist
Fellowship-Trained in Nuclear Medicine and Ultrasound

Barry Simon, MD received his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine. He did his residencies at Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York in general surgery, at Tulane University in Urology, and Ochsner Medical Foundation in New Orleans in Diagnostic Radiology. Dr. Simon did his fellowship in Nuclear Medicine and Ultrasound at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami.

Certifications
American Board of Radiology - Diagnostic Radiology
American Board of Radiology - Nuclear Radiology

Licensure
LA State Medical License
CA State Medical License
FL State Medical License

Joseph Surace, MD

Joseph Surace, MD

Board Certified Radiologist
Fellowship-Trained in Musculoskeletal Radiology

Joseph Surace, MD graduated from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine a a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his Diagnostic Radiology residency as Chief Resident at St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx, NY and his Musculoskeletal Radiology fellowship at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. He joined Independent Imaging in 2016 and specializes in Musculoskeletal Radiology.

Certifications
American Osteopathic Board of Radiology - Certified in Diagnostic Radiology

Licensure
NY State Medical License - active through 2018
FL State Medical License - active through 2017

David Nunley, MD

David Nunley, MD

Board Certified Radiologist
Fellowship-Trained in Vascular/Interventional Radiology

Dr. David C. Nunley attended and graduated from Eastern Virginia Medical School in 1995. He followed with an internship in General Surgery at The University of Connecticut and a fellowship at Hartford Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut. He subsequently completed a residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Eastern Virginia Medical School followed by a fellowship at Duke University in Vascular/Interventional Radiology. In addition, Dr. Nunley has presented and taught many courses on the topic of Vascular/Interventional Radiology.

Certifications
American Board of Radiology
Society of Interventional Radiologists
American College of Radiology
Radiological Society of North America

Wendy Faith Whittick, MD

Wendy Faith Whittick, MD

Board Certified Radiologist
Fellowship-Trained in Emergency-Trauma Imaging

Dr. Whittick attended medical school at The University of Miami School of Medicine. She did her residency in Radiology at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach and followed with a fellowship in Emergency-Trauma Imaging at The University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital. Dr. Whittick has practiced Radiology in South Florida since 1997 and joined Independent Imaging in 2017.

Certifications
Diplomate, American Board of Radiology
Certified in Diagnostic Radiology
National Board of Medical Examiners

Licensure
FL State Medical License
NY State Medical License
NC State Medical License