Our Staff

Board Eligible Radiologist

Education

Medical School
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Internship Hospital
Monroe Carell Jr Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

Residency Hospital
Vanderbilt University

Fellowship Hospital
Vanderbilt University

Board Certifications

Board Certified, American Board of Nuclear Medicine

Board Eligible, American Board of Radiology

Societies

American College of Nuclear Medicine

Radiological Society of North America

American College of Radiology

About Dr. Karen Ayres

Dr. Karen Ayres earned her medical degree at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio and completed residencies in Pediatrics, Nuclear Medicine, and Diagnostic Radiology at Vanderbilt University Hospital in Nashville, TN. She is board-certified in Pediatrics and Nuclear Medicine and board-eligible in Radiology (pending final exam). She joined PET Imaging Institute of South Florida in 2016.

Medical Director - Ft. Lauderdale

Education

Fellowship
PET Imaging, Nuclear Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology
Duke University Medical Center

Internship
Internal Medicine
Faulkner Hospital

Residency
Diagnostic Radiology
Tufts – New England Medical Center

Medical School
UMDNJ – New Jersey Medical School

Board Certifications

American Board of Radiology

Societies

American College of Radiology
Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging

ABOUT DR. BARRY CHARNICK

Dr. Charnick previously served as Chief of Nuclear Medicine for Memorial Healthcare System and Medical Director of PET Imaging Institute of South Florida (PIISF) for over 13 years.  During that time, he played an integral role in introducing PET and PET/CT to the South Florida region and local Broward County communities.  He is a strong believer in the power of functional imaging, and appreciates how it continues to transform not only the fields of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, but also the many ways that clinicians manage their patients.  Dr. Charnick believes in the practice of integrated care, utilizing PET technology to its fullest potential as one piece in the larger spectrum of overall patient care.  He enjoys interacting with referring physicians and patients as he feels this is important in understanding the needs of each individual patient.  In his spare time, Dr. Charnick is an avid road cyclist and is in constant pursuit of the perfect espresso shot.

Board Certified Radiologist

Education

Medical School
The University Of Texas Medical Branch, 1997

Residency Hospital
Diagnostic Radiology
Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2002

Fellowship Hospital
Cross-Sectional Imaging
John Hopkins Hospital, 2003

Societies

Radiological Society of North America

American College of Radiology

Florida Radiological Society

Board Certifications

American Board of Radiology

About DR. DAVID HODGE

Dr. David Hodge is a Diagnostic Radiology Specialist in Hollywood, Florida. He graduated with honors from University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston in 1997. Having more than 21 years of diverse experiences, especially in Diagnostic Radiology, Dr. David W. Hodge affiliates with many hospitals including Memorial Regional Hospital, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, Memorial Hospital West, Memorial Hospital Miramar, and cooperates with other doctors and specialists

Medical Director - Hollywood

Education

Medical School
University of Miami, School of Medicine, 2003

Internship Hospital
Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System, 2004

Residency Hospital
Diagnostic Radiology
John H. Stroger Hospital Of Cook County, 2011

Residency Hospital
Nuclear Medicine
St. Vincent’s Medical Center, 2006

Fellowship Hospital
Nuclear Oncology (PET/CT) and Body Imaging
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 2006

Board Certifications

American Board of Radiology
American Board of Nuclear Medicine

Societies

Radiological Society of North America
Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging

About DR. Barbara Raphael

Dr. Raphael joined Radiology Associates of Hollywood (RAH) in 2014, assuming dual roles as Chief of Nuclear Medicine for Memorial Healthcare System and Medical Director of PET Imaging Institute of South Florida (PIISF). She is a Radiologist who is board certified in both Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, with fellowship training in oncologic and molecular imaging. In 2012, she joined Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s faculty as a member of the Molecular Imaging and Therapy Service.

Board Certified Radiologist

Education

Medical School
University Of Florida College Of Medicine, 1994

Internship
St Joseph Hospital, 1995

Residency Hospital
Diagnostic Radiology
Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 1999

Fellowship Hospital
Diagnostic Radiology
Emory University Hospital, 2000

Board Certifications

American Board of Radiology

About DR. SCOTT SKORUPA

Dr. Scott Skorupa is a board-certified physician who specializes in radiology. He earned is medical degree from the University of Florida College of Medicine in 1994. Dr. Skorupa began his post-graduate training with an internship at St. Joseph Hospital Northwestern Affiliate. He completed a residency in diagnostic radiology at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in 1999. Dr. Skorupa also completed a fellowship in body imaging at Emory University Hospital in 2000.

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