the Program

PROGRAM FACTS

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FACULTY

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The strength of any residency program rests with the strength of its leadership and faculty. The faculty leadership and members have devoted their professional careers to the education of residents. Research, scholarly activity and quality improvement are vital to the health of the learning environment. Aurora Heath Care is proud of the academic accomplishments of its faculty, residents and fellows as evidenced by many yearly publications and national presentations.

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AMG Radiologists


Omar Ahmad, MD

Residency: Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Fellowship: University Texas Southwestern - Dallas

Roger Axtell, MD

Residency: Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center

Nancy Blankenship, MD

Residency: St Joseph's Hospital

Matthew Brewer, MD

Residency: University of Vermont
Fellowship: University of Vermont

Thomas Calvy, MD

Residency: University of Rochester School of Medicine
Fellowship: University of Southern California

Chris Canitz, MD

Residency: Baylor College of Medicine

John Cline, MD

Residency: St. Joseph's Hospital & Medical Center
Fellowship: Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center

Martin Crain, MD

Residency: University of Iowa
Fellowship: University of Minnesota

Peter Drescher, MD

Residencies: Medical College of Wisconsin
University of Heidelberg School of Medicine
University of Heidelberg School of Medicine
Fellowship: Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute

Henry Duffrin, MD

Residency: St Louis University

Mark Elson, MD

Residency: Mayo Graduate School of Medicine

David Fisher, MD

Residency: University of Kansas Medical Ctr, School of Medicine

George Fueredi, MD

Residency: Aurora St Luke's Medical Center
Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

Lynn Gilles, MD

Residency: St. Joseph's Hospital
Fellowship: Emory University

Paul Grebe, MD

Residency: Wilford Hall Medical Center
Fellowship: Wilford Hall Medical Center

John Grogan, MD

Residency: St. Joseph's Hospital
Fellowship: Medical College of Wisconsin

John Grum, MD

Residency: St. Joseph's Hospital

Steve Gryniewicz, MD

Residency: St. Joseph's Hospital

Jeff Hartwick, MD

Residency: Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center
Fellowship: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ryan Hilbelink, MD

Residency: Medical College of Wisconsin
Fellowship: Medical College of Wisconsin

Satchi Hiremath, MD

Residency: Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Hospital

Jon Jennings, MD

Residency: University of Michigan
Fellowship: University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics

Richard Jochem, MD

Residency: Mayo Clinic of Rochester
Fellowship: Medical College of Wisconsin

Mack Karnes, MD

Residency: Lutheran General Hospital

Kevin Kass, MD

Residency: Mount Sinai Hospital Medical Center of Chicago
Fellowship: University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics

Kari Kluessendorf, MD

Residency: St Joseph's Regional Medical Center
Fellowship: Emory University

Bryan Laundre, MD

Residency: Mayo Clinic
Fellowship: Mayo Clinic

Mark Lawton, MD

Residencies: Medical College of Wisconsin
St Joseph's Regional Medical Center

John Leahy, MD

Residency: Methodist Hospital of Indiana

Sarha Lee, MD

Residency: McGaw Medical Center/Northwestern
Fellowship: McGaw Medical Center/Northwestern

David Litzau, MD

Residency: St Joseph's Regional Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Utah

Dale Lye, MD

Residency: St Joseph's Regional Medical Center

William MacDonald, MD

Residency: William Beaumont Hospital
Fellowship: William Beaumont Hospital

Paul Madsen, MD

Residency: Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center

Daniel Malone, MD

Residency: University of Minnesota Hospital
Fellowship: Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center

Michael Marquart, MD

Residency: Medical College of Wisconsin
Fellowship: University of Colorado Sciences

Safiyun Miller, MD

Residency: University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics

Adam Myhre, MD

Residency: University of Washington School of Medicine
Fellowship: University of Washington

Robert Neimon, MD

Residency: St Joseph's Regional Medical Center
Fellowship: Loyola University of Chicago

Soujanya Nuthakki, MD

Residencies: Loyola University Medical Center
UCLA Medical Center

Kathleen O'Mara, DO

Residency: Botsford General Hospital
Fellowship: University of Iowa

Rupesh Patel, MD

Residency: St Joseph's Regional Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Chicago Hospitals

Jan Pearce, MD

Residency: Medical College of Wisconsin

Daniel Rapp, MD

Residency: Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center

Scott Reabe, MD

Residency: University of Texas
Fellowship: Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital

Larry Rufer, MD

Residency: Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Fellowship: Rush-Presbyterian St. Lukes Medical Center

Shyam Sadagopan, MD

Residency: Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center
Fellowship: George Washington University Hospital

Alex Sassani, MD

Residency: University of CA San Diego
Fellowship: University of CA Los Angeles

Jeffrey Scherer, MD

Residency: St. Joseph Hospital

Joseph Schmidt, DO

Residency: Michigan State University
Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Vipul Sharma, MD

Residency: Medical College of Wisconsin
Fellowship: University of Washington

Andrew Simon, MD

Residency: Medical College of Wisconsin
Fellowship: Medical College of Wisconsin

Jill Stephens, MD

Residency: Methodist Hospital of Indiana

Edward St. Ville, MD

Residency: William Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak
Fellowship: Christ Hospital Cincinnati

Robert Swoboda, MD

Residency: Louisiana State University

James Toniolo, MD

Residency: Mount Sinai Hospital Medical Center of Chicago

Stephen VanBlarcom, MD

Residency: Aurora St Luke's Medical Center

Allan VanNostrand, MD

Residency: Mayo Clinic

Richard Weekes, MD

Residency: Mayo Clinic of Rochester

Joseph Whitnah, MD

Residency: University of Vermont
Fellowship: University of Washington

Moises Yoselevitz, MD

Residency: Emory University
Fellowship: Yale University School of Medicine

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Director Bio

David Litzau, MD, Program Director
Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program

Dr. Litzau has been the Radiology Residency Program Director at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center since 2008. He specializes in neuroradiology with focus on Head and Neck Imaging. He received his medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin. He completed his residency in diagnostic radiology at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center and his fellowship in neuroradiology at the University of Utah. Dr. Litzau is board-certified in diagnostic radiology and neuroradiology. He is a member of the AMG Imaging Services Division Management Committee and also is an active member of the American Society of Neuroradiology, ASHNR, and Radiological Society of North America.

Residency: St Joseph's Regional Medical Center

Fellowship: University of Utah