ACCUSCAN HEALTH IMAGING
The staff at Accuscan is one asset that makes your health care so different from your previous medical experiences. Currently Accuscan Health Imaging maintains a team of board certified radiologists, CT, ultrasound and bone densitometry technologists who cumulatively amass decades of experience serving the people of Utah.
Our radiologists' unsurpassed experience and expertise in reading and interpreting medical imaging assures you that your diagnosis is made with the utmost care, and is backed by years of practice. Equally important is the fact that these providers are people oriented. They enjoy responding to questions and explaining the images to each patient. Each Tech is trained in the use of their particular scanner and are determined to make each patient comfortable. Each and every one of our techs are nationally trained, tested, and board certified. If you are anticipating friendly competence--from your first call, till you have results in hand--you will not be disappointed.
Good health is one of the greatest gifts in life, and the one most often taken for granted. In the past, healthcare has focused primarily on crisis management--doctors have waited for patients to develop symptoms and then reacted to them. Unfortunately, this method often means problems are not detected until they are in advanced stages and far more threatening and difficult to treat.
The future of health care is different. Riverwoods provide a proactive alternative that puts you in charge of your own health and allows you to uncover abnormalities in the formative stages, when they can be more easily managed or eliminated.
For example, in less than 15 minutes, Accuscan Health Imaging uses a GE ultra-fast Computer Tomography or CT scanner to create an internal 3-D image of your body. Your images are then read by one of our board certified radiologists and in a few days you will be mailed a CD of all your images and a detailed written report of your results. It's a process that combines cutting-edge technology with a generation of medical expertise to offer simple, fast and painless lifesaving examinations that can detect tumors, polyps, cancer, lung disease and heart disease long before symptoms appear. Accuscan puts you in control of your health, and because it is a safe, diagnostic procedure, you don't need a doctor's referral.
The same is true with all of our departments, people have come to know and trust the service and care they receive at Accuscan Health Imaging Center conveniently located in Salt Lake City, Utah.
MEET OUR DOCTORS
Wendell A. Gibby, MD
Wendall A. Gibby, MD, is a Board-certified Radiologist with fellowship training in Neuroradiology. He serves as Director of Riverwoods Imaging & Interventional Centers in Provo, Utah, and Director of Radiology at True Imaging in Gilbert, Arizona. He is also Clinical Professor Radiology at the University of Arizona in Tucson.
Dr. Gibby's training includes a fellowship in Neuroradiology from the University of Pennsylvania, Radiology residency from the University of Arizona Health Science Center, and an internship at UCLA Harbor General Hospital in California. He matriculated with a degree in medicine at the University of Utah and a degree in chemistry from Brigham Young University.
An avid researcher, Dr. Gibby holds numerous patents for magnetic resonance contrast enhancing agents. He has written chapters and books on CT and MRI physics, and co-authored a 1700-page textbook on neuroradiology. He has traveled the world giving presentations at medical society meetings. Dr. Gibby is also Founder and Chairman of the Board for GlobalRad Foundation, a non-profit teaching foundation working to disperse medical knowledge to Third World countries. Dr. Gibby is a pioneer in interventional spine procedures, including percutaneous discectomy and vertebroplasty. He is considered an authority in interventional procedures of the spine.
Dr. Gibby is a founding member of the American Society for Spine Radiology (ASSR) and Senior Member of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR). Other professional affiliations include the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (SMR), and the American College of Radiology (ACR).
In January, 2006, a survey of 1,300 respondents of the journal Medical Imaging voted Dr. Gibby as one of the top 20 radiologist in the nation.
Dr. Gibby is a world-renowned Neuroradiologist who specializes in diseases of the spine. He has lectured at national and international radiology conferences, is editor of a major radiology textbook, and serves on the governing board of the GlobalRad Foundation.
Procedures: Percutaneous Lumbar Discectomy, Neuro MRI
Certification: American Board of Radiology 1987
1979 B.S.; Brigham Young University; Provo, UT 1983 M.D. Medicine; University of Utah; Salt Lake City, UT 1984 Internship Internal Medicine; Harbor/UCLA Medical Center; Torrance, CA 1987 Residency Radiology; University of Arizona Health Sciences Center; Tucson, AZ 1988 Fellowship Neuroradiology; Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, PA
Honors: Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
American Medical Association (AMA) Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) American College of Radiology (ACR) Society for Spine Radiology (SSR) American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) ________________
John M. Jacobs, MD
John M. Jacobs, MD is a Board-certified Radiologist with fellowship training in Neuroradiology and Interventional Neuroangiopraphy, with a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Neuroradiology from the American Board of Radiology.
His training includes a fellowship in Neuroradiology and Interventional Neuroangiography from the New York University Medical Center, Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine residencies from the University of Utah Medical Center, and an internship at Emory University Grady Memorial Hosptials in Atlanta, Georgia. He matriculated with a degree in medicine from the University of Missouri in Kansas City, Missouri.
Dr. Jacobs was an Associate Professor of Radiology and of Neuroradiology at the University of Utah Medical Center, and was on the Residency Selection Committee for the Department of Radiology at the U of U Health Sciences Center from 1988 to 1998. He has been a member of MOuntain Medical Physician Services (MMPS) in Salt Lake City from 1998 to the present. He served as Chairman of the Department of Radiology at LDS Hospital 2006-2008 and has been the Chief of Interventional Radiology since 1994.
Dr. Jacobs is a Senior Member of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) and a Scientific Reviewer of the American Journal of Neuroradiology. Other professional affiliations include the American College of Radiology (ACR), American Society of Interventional and Therapeutic Neuroradiology (ASITNR), Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR), American Medical Association (AMA), and local radiology organizations along the Wasatch Front.
He is recognized national for his expertise in neuroradiology and has been a guest lecturer at numerous Society conferences.