John Oldershaw, MD is the Medical Director of North Shore PET Imaging Center.
Dr. Oldershaw graduated from the University of Health Sciences/Chicago Medical School, Chicago, IL. His residency in Diagnostic Radiology was served at New England Deaconness Hospital, Boston, MA where he held the title of Chief Resident. Dr. Oldershaw completed a fellowship in Magnetic Resonance Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, and a fellowship in the Joint Program in Nuclear Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. He also received an MBA from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL. His major research interests lie in TeleMedicine and PET Imaging.
Associate Medical Director
Himanshu Gupta, MD is the Associate Medical Director of North Shore PET Imaging Center.
Dr Gupta received his BA in Biology and Chemistry from the University of Missouri along with his medical degree from the same institution. He was an N.I.H. Research Fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital, Center for Molecular Imaging Research, and a resident in Diagnostic Radiology and Cross-Sectional Imaging Fellow at Brown University School of Medicine. He is the current Director of Nuclear Medicine and Radiation Safety Officer at North Shore Medical Center, and Medical Director at Salem State University’s Nuclear Medicine Technologist Program.
The technologists who perform PET scans are certified in nuclear medicine from the NMTCB as Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologists as RT(N), and are licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Each technologist is certified in CPR by the American Red Cross.
Support Staff and Technologist Aides
The support and technologist aide staff are very committed to making the PET exam experience a favorable one. The support staff schedule the exam, abiding by medical and insurance guidelines, while the technologist aide staff greet, interview, and assist the patient before and after the exam making the patient feel relaxed and comfortable.