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Pulaski Campus Adds Top Radiologist To Growing Team
October 25, 2016
Southern Tennessee Regional Health System Pulaski (STRHS Pulaski) announces Barry E. Allen, MD has joined the medical staff as the hospital radiologist. Dr. Allen brings more than twenty years of experience in radiology to the medical imaging team in Pulaski.
“The addition of Dr. Allen turns a new a page in history for our hospital,” said hospital CEO, Jim Edmondson. “He brings new skills to our table including a lot of interventional procedures. We will be able to provide diagnostic procedures that we never have before, confirming our commitment to providing top quality care and service in Giles County and the surrounding area.”
Dr. Allen’s skill set includes, but not limited to, kyphoplasty, nephrostomy, ureteral stints, nerve root blocks, trans hepatic biliary drains, epidurals, bone marrow biopsies, arthrograms and discograms, thyroid, liver and lungs. He is very experienced in all the modalities offered at STRHS Pulaski such as CT, MRI (including Neuro and MSK), ultrasound, nuclear medicine, mammography including breast biopsy and stereotactic breast biopsy, DEXA (bone density) scans, as well as fluoroscopic exams, and plain films.
Dr. Allen completed his undergraduate studies at West Virginia University and then attended Marshall University School of Medicine in Huntington, WV where he received his medical degree. He complete his residency in diagnostic radiology at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN and he is Board Certified in diagnostic radiology.
Dr. Allen comes to Pulaski from Gateway Hospital in Clarksville. Prior to Gateway, he was a professor of radiology (specifically ultrasound) at UT Memphis. He, and his wife, Jennifer have three children.
For additional information about the Medical Imaging services at STRHS Pulaski, contact the Medical Imaging Department, 931-363-7531.