Meet Our Radiologists

Midland MRI has an experienced team of professional radiologists.

Dr Barry Chatterton

Dr Barry Chatterton

BSc MB BS FRCR FRANZCR

Barry graduated from the University of London (St Thomas's) in 1979 having also collected a B.Sc. in Biochemistry on the way. He worked for two years in General Medicine before training in Radiology in Leeds. He worked for a year in Wellington (1987) and emigrated to New Zealand permanently in 1989, coming to Waikato Hospital as Consultant Radiologist in 1989. He joined Hamilton Radiology part-time in 1997 and full time in 2006 and has been a partner in Midland MRI since 1997. His main professional interests are Cardiac MRI, Ultrasound (General, Musculo-skeletal, Interventional (Biopsy and Joint Injections), Obstetrics & Gynaecological and Vascular), CT including interventional CT (Biopsy and Joint Injections), Chest, Vascular and Interventional Radiology.

Dr Glenn Coltman

Dr Glenn Coltman

MB ChB, Dip Obst, FRANZCR

Glenn graduated from the University of Otago. He trained in Radiology in Hamilton and subsequently Sydney, completing his training in 1999. He spent two years in Australia including a Senior Registrar post in MRI( Sydney) and one year Fellowship in MRI ( Melbourne).He works at Hamilton Radiology,  is the Midland MRI chairman,  and is currently employed as a consultant Radiologist at Waikato Hospital. He is also involved in the National Breast Cancer Screening Programme as a screening Radiologist. He is a part 2 examiner for the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists. His fields of interest include Head and Neck imaging, Neuroradiology, Musculoskeletal imaging, all MRI, PET-CT and Mammography.


 

Dr Gavin Davis

Dr Gavin Davis

MB ChB, FRANZCR

Originally from the Midland region, Gavin studied Medicine at Otago Medical School and completed his Diagnostic Radiology training in Wellington and at Waikato Hospital. He has been involved in Midland MRI since 1997 and also works at Hamilton Radiology. He is a credentialed radiologist for National Breast Cancer Screening Programme and has worked at the Waikato Hospital Breast Care Centre since it was established in 1992. He also subspecialises in abdominal imaging, CT and ultrasound and performs breast MRI as well as general neurology, spinal and abdominal MRI.

Dr Diane Sommerville

Dr Diane Sommerville

MB ChB, FRANZCR
Diane trained in medicine at Otago University and completed her Diagnostic radiology training at Waikato Hospital. She then spent a year gaining her Fellowship in Paediatric Radiology at The Royal Childrens' Hospital in Melbourne, Australia. She returned to Hamilton in 1998 and currently works as a consultant Radiologist at Hamilton Radiology, Midland MRI and Midland PET-CT. Her speciality interests include Paediatric Radiology, Obstetric and Fetal Imaging, as well as PET-CT and Cancer Imaging.
Dr Michael Swarbrick

Dr Michael Swarbrick

BA BM BCh MA FRCS FRCR

Michael graduated in medicine from the University of Oxford in 1986. He gained post graduate qualifications in both surgery and radiology in the UK, the former through the Leicester training scheme, and the later through the Sheffield training scheme. Having completed his training he moved to Hamilton in 1996. In addition to working at Midland MRI he is currently employed as a Consultant Radiologist at Waikato Hospital, where he is the Clinical Director of Ultrasound, and also works at Hamilton Radiology. His professional interests include interventional radiology, both vascular and non-vascular, MRI, CT and ultrasound.

Dr Damon Blair

Dr Damon Blair

MB ChB FRANZCR

Originally from the Waikato, Damon graduated in medicine from the University of Otago in 1992. Before commencing post-graduate training, he spent four years doing rotations in Christchurch, Melbourne and Hamilton. His initial training in Diagnostic Radiology at Waikato Hospital was followed by a year at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, where he did an MRI Fellowship. He then returned to Hamilton as a Consultant Radiologist at Waikato Hospital in 2002. His professional interests include MRI (particularly Neuro), CT and ongoing medical education within the radiology department. He also works at Hamilton Radiology.

Dr Leigh Harvey

Dr Leigh Harvey

BSc, MBBS, FRANZCR

Leigh graduated from University College London in 1998. She worked for two years in general surgery and two years in accident and emergency medicine before training in radiology at Waikato Hospital. She has spent two years working in a large private practice in Perth, Australia, during which she completed a Musculoskeletal Radiology Fellowship. In addition to working at Midland MRI she is also employed at Hamilton Radiology and Waikato Hospital. Her main interests are in musculoskeletal imaging with MRI and ultrasound.  She provides a full range of musculoskeletal soft tissue and joint injections and CT guided spinal injections (facet joint, nerve root sleeve and epidural injections).

Dr Laxmi Narayana Lanka

Dr Laxmi Narayana Lanka

MBBS FRCR

Laxmi graduated in medicine in India in 1992 and gained post graduate qualifications in both surgery and radiology in the UK. He completed a Fellowship in Abdominal Imaging at Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada and moved to Hamilton in 2007. He is a radiologist at both Waikato Hospital and Midland MRI. His professional interests include Gastrointestinal and Genitourinary imaging.

Dr Bina Lanka

Dr Bina Lanka

MBBS FRCR

Bina graduated in medicine in India in 1992 and gained post graduate qualifications in both surgery and radiology in the UK. She completed a Fellowship in Abdominal Imaging at University Health Network, Toronto, Canada and moved to Hamilton in 2007. She is a radiologist at both Waikato Hospital and Midland MRI and her professional interests include CT, MRI and US imaging of the abdomen and pelvis with a special interest in Oncology and Gynecological Imaging.

Contact Us

Contact Us

Midland MRI has two branches designed to service the needs of private and public patients in the Waikato and Midland regions.

Our contact details (Hamilton locations) are:

Freephone: 0800 687 674
Tel: (07) 957 6050
Fax: (07) 957 6051
Email: info@midlandmri.co.nz

Please use the contact form for any non-urgent enquiries.

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