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Foundation Radiology Group Announces FRG Molecular Imaging Division, Led By Todd M. Blodgett, M.D.

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Foundation Radiology Group (FRG), a premier provider of diagnostic imaging professional services, headquartered in downtown Pittsburgh, is pleased to announce its new division, FRG Molecular Imaging, which will be led by nationally renowned physician and PET/CT imaging pioneer, Todd M. Blodgett, M.D..

Prior to working with FRG Molecular Imaging, Dr. Blodgett served as the Chief of Cancer Imaging at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's Hillman Cancer Center and the owner of Blodgett Consulting, LLC, a PET/CT consulting group.

FRG Molecular Imaging will specialize in high-quality PET/CT interpretations, with additional services including over-read services, peer review, technologist training, protocol optimization, and online access to patient's images. In addition, FRG Molecular Imaging will be able to offer its clients a set of unique educational tools for interpreting physicians, referring physicians and other personnel involved in PET/CT imaging.

Dr. Blodgett holds a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience from the University of Pittsburgh. He received his M.D. from the University of Pittsburgh, and also completed two Fellowships, one in PET & PET/CT and another in Oncologic Imaging through the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). Dr. Blodgett currently serves as Assistant Professor of Radiology at UPMC.

"Dr. Blodgett is highly respected in the radiology community, and truly is a pioneer in the PET/CT field. We are extremely pleased to have him join the FRG team." said Dr. James Backstrom, Chief Medical Officer, FRG. "FRG Molecular Imaging will allow us to offer the highest possible quality PET/CT interpretations to the patients within our network."

"It's a pleasure to become part of such an incredibly talented team," said Blodgett. "The landscape of radiology as we know it is changing, and FRG is successfully leading the charge for advances in technology and positive impacts on patient care for all of the hospitals within its network."

About Foundation Radiology Group

Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, the Foundation Radiology Group's mission is to build the pre-eminent diagnostic imaging, radiology service bureau and physician practice group in the United States. FRG uses state-of-the-art PACS technology, a unique, efficient workflow system, based on its hybrid-staffing model, carrier-grade telecommunications infrastructure and the Internet to provide the fastest turnaround times in the industry for diagnostic imaging reads. FRG is focused on serving non-university affiliated health care institutions, with an emphasis on serving the rural and suburban hospital segment. It seeks multi-year exclusive contracts for the daytime and 7X24X365 radiology in full-service bureaus. The Group's administrative office, data processing and primary diagnostic imaging reading center are located in Three Gateway Center, in downtown Pittsburgh, where board-certified radiologists are available 24 hours a day. For more information on FRG and their growing radiology staff, visit

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