LAS VEGAS – Desert Radiology, a premier diagnostic imaging practice that has served Southern Nevada for more than 50 years, announced the recent hire of Leah Fischer, MMS, PA-C as physician assistant.
Fischer obtained her Master of Medical Sciences in Physician Assistant Studies from Nova Southeastern University. She completed clinical rotations in various disciplines of medicine including Interventional Cardiology, Surgical Oncology, Pediatrics, General and Plastic Surgery, Psychiatry, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Emergency Medicine and Family Medicine.
Fischer has experience assisting in complex interventional and cardiac procedures, including but not limited to port placements, AV fistula, cardiac catherization, peripheral angioplasty, carotid angiography and thoracentesis procedures.
Desert Radiology is Southern Nevada’s largest resource for diagnostic care with more than 80 experienced radiologists. The practice operates 11 outpatient imaging centers and works closely with 12 area hospitals to deliver leading-edge services that include diagnostic and interventional radiology.
About Desert Radiology
Founded in 1966, Desert Radiology has grown to be the largest radiology practice in Nevada and is ranked among the top 25 practices in the country on the Radiology Business Journal’s Radiology 100. With an emphasis on high-quality, prompt diagnostic care and innovative technology, the company’s specialized team of over 80 board-certified radiologists serves more than 40,000 patients every month through its 11 facilities across Las Vegas, Henderson and Pahrump. Through 50 years of service, Desert Radiology maintains longstanding key relationships with 11 hospitals, a large cancer center, a group of multispecialty medical centers and many other facilities in Southern Nevada. Designated as a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence, Desert Radiology prides itself in being a valued community partner to its patients and many local nonprofit organizations. The practice is the exclusive provider of radiology services to multiple Las Vegas professional sports teams including the Vegas Golden Knights, Las Vegas Aces, and Las Vegas Lights FC. For more information, visit www.desertrad.com, or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/desertradiology.
Maddie Skains, MassMedia