Kagan M.D. F.C.A.P.
Dr. Kagan is nationally
recognized in the fields of Nuclear Medicine and Magnetic Resonance
Imaging (MRI). He has consistently introduced cutting edge medical
technology with its clinical applications to Florida physicians and their
patients. In 1977, he opened the first Nuclear Cardiology laboratory in
Florida. In 1983, when it was still considered an experimental technique,
he opened the first outpatient MRI facility in Florida. His was the first
facility to receive FDA approval on April 1, 1984. He provided the first
mobile MRI service in 1986. In 1987, he opened the first Open MRI center
in the state of Florida. In the 1990's, he provided the first outpatient
installation in South Florida of the Siemens Somaton Sensation, a 16
multi-slice detector spiral CT Scanner.
This is the only non-invasive diagnostic test which can detect non-obstructive
coronary artherosclerosis and therefore can predict who is susceptible to
the development of coronary artery disease years before any symptoms may
Dr. Kagan is the Medical Director of the
MRI Scan & Imaging Centers and also BodyVision. Prior to opening the first FDA approved outpatient facility in Florida, Dr. Kagan was the Medical Director of Nuclear Medicine
at Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale and Clinical Assistant Professor
of Radiology at the University of Miami. He is Board Certified in Clinical
Pathology and Nuclear Medicine.
Kagan received his M.D. degree from Georgetown University School of
Medicine. His postgraduate medical education included a medical internship
at the University of California San Francisco and residency training
programs in Pathology and Nuclear Medicine at the National Institutes of
Health. He completed fellowships in Magnetic Resonance Imaging at the
University of California San Francisco and Huntington Memorial Research
Laboratories in Pasadena. He has held professional offices in several
organizations including President of the Florida Association of Nuclear
Physicians and Chairman of the Board of the Nuclear Medicine Resource
Committee of the College of American Pathologists.
Kagan has published numerous papers in peer review journals and has been an
invited lecturer nationally and internationally in Magnetic Resonance
Imaging and Nuclear Medicine. In 1992, President Clinton appointed Dr.
Kagan as the only physician commissioner on the White House Fellowship
Commission. He is a member of numerous medical societies
including the Radiologic Society of North America, the Society of Magnetic
Resonance in Medicine, the International Society of Magnetic Resonance
Imaging, the Institute for Clinical PET American College of Nuclear
Physicians, the College of American Pathologists, Society for Clinical
Magnetic Resonance Imaging, the American Roentgen Radiological Society and the American College of Radiology.
And... About our Team
- Our Board Certified Radiologists are highly credential in their areas of expertise. They are readily available should you have a specific concern regarding a report.
- Chief Technologist, Stuart Polglaze, holds advanced certifications in MRI and CT from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. (Your patients will love him!)
- All of our highly experienced and caring staff will treat your patients like VIP's... We'll do our very best to ensure their experience with us is pleasant and professional.
"Why would you send your patients anywhere else?"