Radiologists on the Medical Staff of McLaren Northern Michigan are board certified by the American College of Radiology and hold advanced certifications in such areas as mammography, CT scanning, MRI, nuclear medicine, vascular lab, and ultrasound. Click here to view a list of radiologists at McLaren Northern Michigan.Our radiologists are supported by an experienced director and compassionate, skilled technologists to help you receive the best outcome possible.
Director Steven Cross joined the McLaren Northern Michigan Imaging Services Department as Diagnostic Imaging Director in 2007. Prior to joining McLaren Northern Michigan, Steve served as the Diagnostic Imaging Director at David Grant Medical Center, Travis Air Force Base, California. His experience includes having served as an x-ray Program Director, Ultrasound Course Supervisor and Developer, CT and Ultrasound Supervisor, Staff Technologist, Sonographer, Radiologic Technologist, and Ultrasound Technologist, among others. Prior to receiving his Master of Science in Information Resource Management from the Air Force Institute of Technology, Steve received an Associate of Applied Science in Instructor Technology, a Bachelor of Science in Occupation Education and Diagnostic Imaging from Wayland Baptist University, an Associate of Applied Science in Diagnostic Imaging from the Community College of the Air Force, and a degree from the Air Force School of Health Care Sciences Radiology Technology.
Supervisor Tammy Firman is a registered radiologic technologist and a supervisor in the Imaging Department. She has an advanced American Registry of Radiologic Technologists certification in quality management and bone densitometry, and holds a International Society for Clinical Densitometry designation of Certified Bone Densitometry Technologist. Some of her responsibilities include quality control of images and equipment, supervising diagnostic imaging technologists and students operating radiographic equipment, resolving unit operational problems, conducting performance evaluations, and planning/coordinating/assigning work for employees.
Radiology Tech II Tiffany Zavesky works in general diagnostics and performs general radiological procedures as well as fluro exams. Tiffany works with Dr. Wang and Dr. Sullivan to perform facet and epidural injections, as well as radiofrequency ablations.
Radiology Tech II Kari Cousins is a Radiology Tech II who works with the emergency department, as well as with bone density, outpatient procedures, inpatient portables, and occasional c-arm cases. Radiology Techs are responsible for providing the best images possible for the radiologist to be able to diagnose patients.
Imaging Team Leader Deborah Schmidt holds the position of Magnetic Resonance Imaging team leader and technologist. Deborah is responsible for keeping patients safe and comfortable, both physically and mentally, to get ideal pictures for the radiologist to interpret.
Nuclear Medical Tech Kerri Richter works in the Nuclear Medicine department as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist and also works on the mobile PET truck.
Ultrasonographer Marie Friske has been a sonographer in the Ultrasound Department at McLaren Northern Michigan since 1999. She is registered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers and the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
Ultrasonographer Teresa Utt has been a mammographer/radiographer for 26 years and is registered in mammography, radiography, obstetrics/gynecology sonography, and abdomen sonography.
Ultrasonographer Kristy Guymer joined the Ultrasound Department June 2009 as a sonographer. She is registered through the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in obstetrics/gynocology and abdomen sonograhpy.