Baptist Health South Florida
Katharine Lampen-Sachar, M.D., is a diagnostic radiologist at Radiology Associates of South Florida, Baptist Health South Florida and section chief of breast imaging for Baptist Health South Florida. Dr. Lampen-Sachar specializes in breast imaging, including three-dimensional mammograms (tomosynthesis), breast ultrasounds and breast MRIs. Her role includes performing image-guided breast procedures, including stereotactic-guided needle biopsies, ultrasound-guided breast biopsies, and MRI-guided biopsies. She is fluent in English and medical Spanish.
Prior to joining Baptist Health South Florida in 2014, Dr. Lampen-Sachar was an assistant professor of radiology and assistant attending radiologist of breast and body imaging at New York -Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell.
Dr. Lampen-Sachar currently serves as Chairman of the Radiological Society of North America’s Digital and Live Education Committee. She is a reviewer for the medical journals RadioGraphics, Clinical Imaging, Radiology Case Reports, and RSNA’s Case Collection.
Passionate about educating the next generation of physicians, Dr. Lampen-Sachar, an assistant professor, serves as the vice chairman of radiology at Florida International University’s Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. She will serve as Baptist Health South Florida’s first diagnostic radiology residency program director as well as core faculty in Breast Imaging.
Dr. Lampen-Sachar’s approach to patient care is to coach each patient through the imaging and diagnostic process. She strives to be a source of support, information, and education for each patient.
When she is not treating patients, Dr. Lampen-Sachar enjoys spending time with her husband and twin daughters, long-distance running, traveling, and reading historical fiction.
Ricardo Cury, M.D. is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Radiology Associates of South Florida, a multi-specialty group of 67 physicians and the tenth largest private-practice Radiology group in the country. Dr. Cury is a non-invasive cardiovascular radiologist and is the Director of Cardiac Imaging at Baptist Hospital of Miami and Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute. He is a clinical associate professor at Florida International University. Dr. Cury was a former Clinical Director of Cardiac MRI at Massachusetts General Hospital and Assistant Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Cury is an author of more than 100 original scientific publications in major Cardiology and Radiology journals and over 250 abstracts, book chapters, case reports or invited presentations. He has been principal investigator in 5 research grants. He is an associate editor of the Journal of Cardiovascular CT and also reviewer of several journals such as Circulation, JACC, and others. His research interests include application of Cardiac CT and MRI in patients with acute chest pain in the emergency department; application of stress perfusion CT and MRI; quantification of coronary artery stenosis and plaque with coronary CTA and in-vivo atherosclerotic plaque imaging with CT, MRI, IVUS and PET.
Ricardo Cury, M.D. is a Core Faculty Member in our Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program. He received his medical degree from Santos School of Medical Science based in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Brian J. Schiro, M.D., RPVI, FSIR is an Interventional Radiologist with Radiology Associates of South Florida and is associated with Baptist Hospital of Miami, West Kendall Baptist Hospital, and South Miami Hospital. He is the program director for the Vascular and Interventional Radiology Independent Residency Program. He is also the Medical Director of the Noninvasive Vascular Lab at Baptist and Doctors Hospitals and serves on the board of the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) for vascular testing. His research interests are focused on peripheral vascular disease, aortic aneurysms, and vascular testing.
Dr. Schiro is our Interventional Radiology Rotation Director and will be developing the didactic content for our Vascular Imaging sessions.
A partner with Radiology Associates of South Florida, Kevin Abrams, M.D., has been an attending radiologist at the Baptist Hospital of Miami, South Miami Hospital, Homestead Hospital, Doctors Hospital, Baptist West Kendall Hospital, and the Baptist Outpatient Centers. He serves as the Medical Director of Neuroradiology and MRI as well as the Chief of Radiology at Baptist Hospital. Dr. Abrams is one of the founding members of the Baptist Neuroscience Center.
Dr. Abrams graduated from State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse, Syracuse, New York. He is the Neuroradiology Rotation Director and will also be developing the MRI didactic content.
Karl Sayegh, M.D., joined Radiology Associates of South Florida (RASF) on May 1, 2020 as a Cardiothoracic Radiologist. Dr. Sayegh was formerly an assistant professor of radiology at McGill University, director of Cardiac and Thoracic Imaging, and director of the Cardiac Imaging fellowship program at the McGill University Health Center (MUHC). He concurrently held a position of associate radiologist at the University of Montreal Health Center. During his tenure as Chief of Cardiac and Thoracic Imaging at the MUHC, he launched the first pilot project for lung cancer screening in the province of Quebec, Canada and developed the Cardiac CT and Cardiac MR programs and training.
Dr. Sayegh attended medical school at the University of Montreal followed by a Diagnostic Radiology residency at McGill University in Montreal. Dr. Sayegh then completed a fellowship in Abdominal Imaging and Intervention at the Brigham and Women Hospital. He then completed a fellowship in Cardiothoracic Imaging at the Massachusetts General Hospital where he also served as a clinical assistant in Radiology. He then completed an additional fellowship in Cardiac Imaging at the Baptist Cardiac and Vascular Institute in Miami, FL.
Dr. Sayegh is the Cardiothoracic Rotation Direction and Core Faculty in our Residency Program.
Frederico Souza, M.D., graduated from the Faculdade de Ciencias Medicas de Santos, Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Dr. Souza is the Abdominal Radiology Rotation Director as well as a Core Faculty Member in our Program. Dr. Souza will also be developing the content of didactics sessions relating to CT.
Surya Chundru, M.D., graduated from the Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences B.G. Nagara, India. Dr. Chundru is a Molecular Imaging and Body Imaging Radiologist at RASF in Miami. He is affiliated with Baptist Hospital of Miami, South Miami Hospital, and West Kendall Baptist Hospital.
Joseph Inzinna, M.D., graduated from the University of Bologna in Bologna, Italy. Dr. Inzinna is the Site Director at Doctors Hospital as well as a Core Faculty Member in our program.
Ann Podrasky, M.D., graduated from the University of California, San Francisco California. Dr. Podrasky is currently the Section Chief of Ultrasound with RASF in Miami, Florida. Dr. Podrasky was the founder of Thyroid Ultrasound Clinic at Baptist Outpatient Services as well as the founder of Fetal MRI program at Baptist Health South Florida. She is currently affiliated with Baptist Hospital of Miami, South Miami Hospital, Homestead Hospital, Baptist Outpatient Services, Doctors Hospital, West Kendall Baptist Hospital, Fisherman’s Hospital, and Miami Cancer Institute. Dr. Podrasky is a faculty member as well as the Ultrasonography Didactic Content for BHSF’s Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program.
Jonathan Messinger, M.D., is a partner with Radiology Associates of South Florida (RASF) and attending radiologist within the Baptist Health System of South Florida. Dr. Messinger serves as the Chief of Radiology at South Miami Hospital, as the Medical Director of Imaging Informatics for RASF, and holds the same position within the Baptist Health System.
Dr. Messinger graduated from the College of Medicine at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. Dr. Messinger is the Site Director at South Miami Hospital as well as Faculty for the Neuroradiology Rotation.
Hailey Park, M.D., graduated from the Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Park is the Site Director at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital for the Pediatric Radiology Rotation.
Philip Teitelbaum MD, has been a Pediatric and General Diagnostic Radiologist with RASF since 2011 and is a partner physician with the group. As a core Pediatric Radiology faculty member, Dr. Teitelbaum will also be developing Fluoroscopy and Radiography educational content for the residency program. He is particularly interested in multimodality imaging of the gastrointestinal and urinary tracts, fetal MRI, quality improvement, and appropriate resource utilization.
Dr. Teitelbaum currently serves on the Fluoroscopy Subspecialty Committee for the Society for Pediatric Radiology and has previously served on the SPR’s Workforce Committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.