SONJA LONGBOTHAM MD
Dr Sonja Longbotham is a fellowship trained Breast Imager. She is a graduate of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX. She completed her Radiology residency at the Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, VA. She then completed a Breast Imaging Fellowship at The University of Texas at Southwestern, Dallas, TX.. Dr Longbotham has been in a Breast Imaging practice for 8 years.
Ward Parsons MD
Dr. Ward Parsons is a Louisiana native. He earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from the LSU Medical Center in New Orleans in 1973. He completed his Residency in Diagnostic Radiology at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland with certification by the America Board of Radiology in 1977. He has completed independent post-graduate studies in The US and Sweden.
Dr Parsons was formerly director of Breast Imaging and Associate Professor at UT Southwestern in Dallas, and lead Breast Radiologist at the Rose in Houston. Dr. Parsons is an internationally known educator in Breast Imaging having been a guest speaker at over 200 national and international conferences, including 75 of Dr. Lazlo Tabar's Advanced Screening and Diagnostic Mammography Courses. He has co-authored a textbook on Breast Imaging for Technologists, a Positioning Guide Book, and a chapter on Ductal Carcinoma in Situ.
He has been a Radiologic Technologist (RT), Breast Ultrasound Technologist (ARDMS), Military Radiologist (CDR Navy Medical Corps), Private Practice Radiologist, Director of a School of Radiologic Technology, Associate Professor of Radiology at The University of Illinois. He has served on the Mammography Examination Writing Committee for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and has been a Clinical Image Reviewer for the American College of Radiology Mammography and Breast Ultrasound Accreditation Programs.
Front office coordinator and Marketing Assistant
Becky joins our team with over 18 years of experience in a similar role in several Doctor’s practices. She aspires to make every patient feel at home when they walk into the Imaging center. Professionalism and a genuine concern is her hallmark demeanor. Becky has an impressive track record of dealing with patient issues in a timely and efficient manner.
Kathy Bivins R.T. R.M
Lead Mammography Technologist
Kathy joins the Pink Door Mammography team as the lead mammography technologist. She brings with her 25 years of experience as a superb mammography technologist. Kathy completed her Radiology Technologist Program at the Owensboro Daviess County Hospital, KY in 1978 and Mammography registry in 1994. From 1995 to 2017 she worked at the Woman’s Hospital of Texas Breast center as a Mammography technologist, going on to be a lead Mammography technologist and then as an Interim Manager of the Breast center. She was the lead mammography technologist at Woman’s Hospital during the twelve years that Dr Shetty was the Chief Physician of the Breast center at the Woman’s Hospital from 2003-2015.She has recently served as the Lead Mammography technologist at the Memorial Herman Breast center at Memorial city from October 2017 to November 2018. Kathy is passionate about providing a high-quality Mammography experience for each woman.
Tatiana Joseph RDMS
Tatiana graduated from the Coleman College for Health Sciences in the Texas Medical center in 2012. She has worked as a Sonographer at St Lukes Hospital in Pasadena, Texas. She is certified in Abdomen and OBGYN Ultrasound.
Sonia joins our team as a Billing and Business Manager. She has over 16 years of experience working for various physician practices ranging from primary care, orthopedics and diagnostic radiology specialty. She strives to make every patient billing experience and visit to our office as pleasant as possible. She efficiently manages the entire billing process from the time the patient first checks in. She very diligently files patient insurance information and follows up to make sure claims are processed in a timely manner. She has a genuine concern for helping patients in any way possible with their insurance/Billing inquires and any other area she may be of assistance to.