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Siker Imaging Welcomes new Expert Women’s Imaging Specialist!

Siker Medical Imaging and Intervention is thrilled to welcome Dr. Valerie Hunter, MD to the Siker Imaging & Intervention team! Valerie Hunter, MD, has been a Women’s Imaging professional for 26 years, bringing a personal hands-on approach to patient care. Dr. Hunter joined the Siker Imaging and Intervention team in March, 2015,...

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Siker Imaging Welcomes new Expert Women’s Imaging Specialist!

Siker Medical Imaging and Intervention is thrilled to welcome Dr. Valerie Hunter, MD to the Siker Imaging & Intervention team! Valerie Hunter, MD, has been a Women’s Imaging professional for 26 years, bringing a personal hands-on approach to patient care. Dr. Hunter joined the Siker Imaging and Intervention team in March, 2015, bringing her skills in breast diagnosis and biopsy, OB/GYN ultrasound, infertility imaging, pelvic floor imaging, and thyroid ultrasound and aspiration. She is passionate about patient care and women’s imaging issues. Training Cross Sectional Imaging Fellowship at UC Irvine medical Center Residency in Diagnostic Radiology at University of Texas Health Center Education University of Texas Medical Branch Board Certification American College of Radiology Valerie Hunter, MD, has been a Women’s Imaging professional for 26 years, bringing a personal hands-on approach to patient care. After graduating from University of Texas...

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Why 3T MRI Is Better…

MRI Technology has improved tremendously in the recent years. Today the new GOLD STANDARD for MRI is the 3T or 3-Tesla MRI scanner. 3T MRI is the absolute strongest, sharpest and BEST technology available for MRI imaging of any anatomy available today. There is nothing that can be done on Open Architecture scanners and 1.5T scanners that can’t be done BETTER on 3T. In fact there are now many specialty sequences and imaging that can be performed at 3T that can’t even be accomplished on the older Open and...

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Our Neurointerventional Specialist

Dr. David A. Siker completed his radiology residency and neurointerventional fellowship at Georgetown University Hospital and the National Institute of Health. He completed medical school at the University of Florida, and received his bachelors degree in electrical engineering from Carnegie-Mellon University. He specializes in neurointerventional therapies and 3T MRI. Dr. Siker was the first physician to bring neurointerventional therapies from the university setting to the community hospitals of Oregon and Southwest Washington in the late 1990’s. He is the director of neurointerventional services for Legacy Healthcare Systems, based at Emanuel Hospital. Dr. Siker performs many of the latest advances in neuro-intervention, including aneurysm flow diversion with Pipeline, aneurysm stent/coiling, AVM/Tumor embolization, intracranial and carotid stenting. As director of Neurointerventional services, he runs the acute neurointervention team for emergent treatment of problems such as ruptured aneurysms and acute ischemic strokes....

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Tri-Athlete or Weekend Warrior?

Whether you swim, bike and run WAY too much or just play a little pickup basketball with your friends once a month or so, everyone’s bodies are aging. And, damage is being done all of the time. When the body undergoes too much stress, no matter your level of fitness, injuries occur. And, the older we get, the longer these injuries take to heal. What is essential to an effective healing process, primarily, is knowing the EXACT extent of your injury. Portland’s Siker Imaging always uses the highest level 3T MRI technology to help your primary physician determine what and where the injury is as well as what the proper pathway to wellness will...

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