Meet the Miami Valley Hospital (MVH) Medical Imaging team.
William Lavin, MD, Medical Director of Medical Imaging
Dr. William Lavin started at MVH fresh out of his residency in 1986. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Duke University and his Medical degree from Wake Forest University School of Medicine. He completed his residency at the Indiana University School of Medicine.
Imaging technology has changed much since 1986 and Dr. Lavin has developed a well-rounded practical knowledge of ultrasound, doppler, CT, mammography, breast interventional procedures, ultrasound, and CT interventions, as well as breast MRIs. He has a special interest in mammography. Dr. Lavin is board-certified by both the National Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Radiology.
Kin Wong, MD, Nuclear Medicine Section Chief
Dr. Kin Wong started at MVH in 1995 as a neuroradiologist. While in college he was awarded the John Harvard Scholarship and received his Bachelor’s degree at Harvard University in Applied Mathematics. He received his Medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He completed his internship in Internal Medicine at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. His residency was in Diagnostic Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
Furthering his education, Dr. Wong completed a Cross Sectional Imaging mini-fellowship in ultrasound, CT, musculoskeletal, and abdominal neuromedicine and then a full fellowship in Neuroradiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He also completed a fellowship in Nuclear Medicine at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. Dr. Wong is board-certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners, American Board of Radiology, and American Board of Nuclear Medicine.
Rick Brittain, MD, Interventional Radiology Section Chief
Dr. Rick Brittain joined the medical staff of Miami Valley Hospital in 2000. He received his Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from Wright State University graduating Summa Cum Laude. He also received his Doctorate of Medicine from WSU. Dr. Brittain completed his internship at Methodist Hospital of Indiana in Indianapolis. He was chief radiology resident at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland, Pontiac, Michigan. He also completed his fellowship in Vascular and Interventional Radiology at The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio.
Dr. Brittain is a Diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners, certified by the American Board of Radiology and the State Medical Board of Ohio.
Dan Palomino, MD, CT Section Chief for Body Imaging
Dr. Dan Palomino has been with MVH since 2000. Dr. Palomino started his education at the University of Dayton, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Pre-Medicine and received his Medical degree from the Medical College of Ohio in Toledo.
His internship was completed at Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation Hospital in New Orleans as well as his Diagnostic Radiology residency as Chief Radiology Resident. His Imaging fellowship was at Fletcher Allen Health Care at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington. Dr. Palomino is board-certified by the American Board of Radiology in diagnostic radiology.
Shane W. Smith, MD, MRI Section Chief
Shane W. Smith, MD joined the staff at Miami Valley Hospital in 2008 and became director of MRI in 2010. Dr. Smith received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Dayton and graduated magna cum laude. He received his medical degree from the University of Toledo College of Medicine and completed his diagnostic radiology residency as well as neuroradiology fellowship at The Ohio State University.
Dr. Smith is board certified by the American College of Radiology. He has been published on several topics and performed research at The Ohio State University.
Naomi Kane, MD, Breast Center Medical Director
Dr. Naomi Kane came to MVH in 1996. Her medical education started at the University of Michigan, where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology. She went to New York Medical College for her Medical degree and interned at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Dr. Kane completed her residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Rhode Island Hospital/Brown University Program in Medicine. She worked at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC from 1992 – 1996 as the medical director of breast imaging. She was Chief Resident and also taught as an Assistant Instructor in Radiation Medicine. Continuing her education, Dr. Kane completed her fellowship in CT/MRI/Mammography at the University of Michigan Medical School. She returned to teach as Assistant Professor of Radiology at the University of Michigan and to practice in the Ann Arbor area. Dr. Kane is a member of the Society of Breast Imaging, RSNA and ARRS. Dr. Kane also sits on the MVH Oncology Committee.
Devon Begley, MD
Devon Begley, MD comes to MVH from the University of Michigan Health System. She received her Bachelor’s degree in biology from Wright State University and graduated summa cum laude. Her medical degree is from the University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine. She completed her residence in radiology at the University of North Carolina Hospitals in Chapel Hill, NC. Dr. Begley completed a musculoskeletal fellowship at the University of Michigan Health System.
Dr. Begley is experienced in interpreting MSK radiographs, CT, MRI and ultrasound. She is trained in a variety of CT, ultrasound and fluoroscopic guided procedures which include biopsies, therapeutic joint injections, and joint aspirations. She is a member of the American College of Radiology and is certified by the American Board of Radiology.
Other Team Members
- Mary M. Johnson, BS, RT(R), CRA, Director of Imaging Services
- Heather Vocke, BSN, RN-BC, Nurse Manager, Medical Imaging Interventional Center
- Fran Coy, BS, Manager, Patient Transport and Image Service Center
- Missy Cottman, RT(R), (CT), (M) Manager of Medical Imaging, CT, MRI and Ambulatory Imaging
- Scott Colvin, BS, RT(CT), Manager of Medical Imaging, Radiology, EEG, Ultrasound and Vascular Lab
- Jennifer Hussong, BS, RT, CRA, Manager of Medical Imaging, MVHS, Breast Centers, Nuclear Medicine and PET
- Mark Thompson, BS, PHP Imaging Systems Administrator