Joseph Ronsivalle, DO, FSIR, Guthrie Chairman, Medical Imaging and Medical Director, Interventional Radiology, has been inducted as a Fellow in the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR).
This honor, achieved by fewer than 10 percent of SIR members, goes to members who have been recognized by the society as a leading contributor in educational, investigational, organizational or professional aspects of interventional radiology.
“Guthrie is proud to offer a robust interventional radiology program to provide state of the art treatment and the best possible outcomes to our patients,” Says Dr. Frederick Bloom, President of Guthrie Medical Group. “Dr. Ronsivalle is a strong leader of this program, and we offer him many congratulations on this well-deserved recognition.”
“Each new SIR Fellow has demonstrated a level of excellence in research, mentorship and patient care that has propelled interventional radiology forward,” said SIR 2016-2017 President Charles E. Ray Jr., M.D., PhD, FSIR, professor and head of the department of radiology at the University of Illinois, Chicago. “Their commitment to our specialty ensures that interventional radiology remains synonymous with modern medicine, developing breakthrough, minimally invasive treatments that maximize patient care.”
The induction took place on March 6 during SIR’s 42nd Annual Scientific Meeting in Washington D.C.
Dr. Ronsivalle is a board certified and fellowship trained cardiovascular and interventional radiologist currently seeing patients at Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pa. His clinical interests include interventional oncology, vascular imaging, embolization, venous insufficiency and vertebral compression fractures. He completed his fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Md.
Guthrie is a non-profit integrated health system located in north central Pennsylvania and Upstate New York, serving patients from an 11-county service area. Guthrie is a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, and is the first health system based in Pennsylvania and New York to join this network. Guthrie is comprised of a research institute, home care/hospice, hospitals in Sayre, Pa., Corning, N.Y., Towanda, Pa., and Troy, Pa., as well as a multi-specialty group practice of more than 300 physicians and 190 mid-level providers in a regional office network encompassing sub-specialty and primary care sites in 22 communities throughout Pennsylvania and New York. Guthrie offers a wide range of services and programs designed to enhance the health and well-being of those it serves.