Maine Medical Center is a 606 bed tertiary referral center and a state designated Trauma Center, with residencies in all major specialties. The radiology department performs over 170,000 exams per year, which includes about 25,000 CT scans, 17,000 US fstudies including vascular/interventional studies and 10,000 MRI exams.
35 Diagnostic Radiologists with subspecialty expertise including angio/interventional, neuroradiology (CT, MR, myelography), nuclear medicine, abdominal imaging (CT, US), mammography, GI, GU, chest, musculoskeletal and pediatric radiology, 7 Radiation Oncologists, 16 Diagnostic Radiology Residents at Maine Medical Center.
Department Chief: Charles K. Grimes, M.D.
The department has been newly renovated to accomodate PACS. Equipment includes, 4 helical CT scanners, including CT fluoro, 3 high field MRI scanners, 4 Ultrasound units on site and 3 off site, 3 SPECT scanners and 2 gamma cameras in nuclear medicine, Angiograpy suite with 2 new digital rooms including neurointerventional, Fluoroscopy suite with 3 digital fluoroscopy units, 5 on site general computed radiography rooms including tomography, 1 on site ACR accredited mammmography unit with 5 off site ACR accredited mammography units and 1 stereotactic mammographic biopsy unit.
1 clinical year followed by 4 years of diagnostic radiology training including 3 months at Children's Hospital in Boston and 4 weeks at AIRP. Teaching conferences at 0715 and 1200 daily throughout the academic year and 1200 conference only during the summer months. Work rounds with attending radiologist several times per day. ACR Teaching collection and CDROM learning both available in the department. Departmental library with easy access. Resident fund for books/conferences. Resident curriculum includes 44 weeks general radiology (GI, GU, Chest, Bone, ER), 12 weeks mammography, 25 weeks nuclear radiology, 4 weeks cardiac radiology, 14 weeks pediatric radiology, 12 weeks angio/interventional, 16 weeks body CT, 17 weeks neuro CT, 16 weeks MRI, 17 weeks ultrasonography, 8 weeks elective, 4 weeks at AIRP, 16 weeks vacation (4 per year).
Also technologist training in radiology and radiation therapy through Southern Maine Technical College, as well as ultrasonographer training program.
Scott Fredericks, M.D.
Maine Medical Center
Dept. of Radiology
22 Bramhall St.
Portland, ME 04102
Phone: (207) 662-5331
Fax: (207) 662-5255
Phone: (207) 662-4279
Fax: (207) 662-5255