DESERT RADIOLOGY EXPANDS TEAM WITH TWO AWARD-WINNING DOCTORS
Dr. Terry Keifer and Dr. Farhad Mehrkhani offer decades of experience with diagnostic imaging
LAS VEGAS – Desert Radiology, an official Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence that has served Southern Nevada for more than 55 years, recently expanded its team of dedicated medical staff with the hiring of Dr. Farhad Mehrkhani and Dr. Terry Keifer.
Keifer brings a wide-ranging experience in the radiology field, having worked as a staff radiologist for Mercy Radiology Group in Rancho Cordova, California and at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in Chicago. She further served as a staff radiologist at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, while also working with medical residents as an assistant professor at the University of Minnesota. Prior to earning her medical degree, she worked as a nurse practitioner and staff nurse at a variety of medical institutions. Her achievements include earning the Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Achievement Award, presented by the American Medical Women’s Association to women who graduate first in their class from medical school.
Mehrkhani hails from an extensive medical career that includes serving as a resident radiology physician at Cleveland Medical Center and Rainbow Children Hospital. With a medical degree from Tehran University of Medical Sciences in Iran, where he earned two honorary awards from the chancellor, his postdoctoral training included a breast imaging fellowship with Harvard Medical School. He further earned a travel research award from Department of Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital, a teaching hospital for Harvard Medical School.
As Southern Nevada’s largest resource for diagnostic care, Desert Radiology 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 55 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.
Stephanie Ceccarelli, MassMedia