Madera Community Hospital Welcomes RADS
August 2020, Madera, CA: Madera Community Hospital is very pleased to announce,
Radiology Diagnostic Services, RADS Inc, is providing Medical Imaging
and Interventional Radiology professional services for our healthcare system.
In the past two years, demand for medical imaging services at Madera Community
Hospital required an affiliation with a larger network of Radiologists.
“We are thrilled to have a team of advanced practice Radiologists
joining our health system,” said Karen Paolinelli, Chief Executive
Officer. “In addition to an exceptional level of expertise, patients
and referring providers can expect expedited and detailed reporting from
the RADS providers.”
RADS, Inc. is a professional corporation with 19 full-time Radiologists,
including six Interventional Radiologists. “Our business philosophy
of quality and service aligns with the expectations of Madera Community
Hospital’s Leadership,” Richard Porzio, MD, President and
Chief Financial Officer, RADS, Inc. “Our team of Board Certified
Radiologists, with impressive subspecialties, brings an unprecedented
level of expertise to the community.”
Bashir Tafti, MD, has been appointed Medical Director of Madera Community
Hospital’s Medical Imaging Department. Dr. Tafti is an Interventional
Radiologist with three years as a postdoctoral scholar in plastic surgery
and organ transplant from Stanford University. Dr. Tafti also completed
General Surgery Residency at Stanford University. Following Nuclear Medicine
Residency and Diagnostic Radiology Residency, Dr. Tafti completed a Fellowship
in Interventional Radiology from University of California Los Angeles, UCLA.
Dr. Tafti specializes in Vascular and Interventional Radiology and is Board
Certified in Nuclear Medicine and Diagnostic Radiology.
“Following the addition of our new Board Certified Emergency Department
Medical Providers and robust Anesthesiology Group, the addition of Radiology
Diagnostic Services is the capstone of our intense recruitment of professional
services to continue our hospital’s transformation into a destination
for quality healthcare with unmatched service,” said Paolinelli.
Visit MaderaHosptial.org/Find-a-Provider, to learn more about the Radiologists
credentialed at Madera Community Hospital.
About RADS, Inc.
As a physician-led and-owned multispecialty radiology partnership, Radiology
Diagnostic Services has relationships with several different hospital
systems including, HCA, Sutter Health, Tenet, private city hospitals and
two public county hospitals. Our Radiologists are certified by the American
Board of Radiology and are further sub-specialized in various areas of
expertise, including Body Imaging, Neuroradiology, Musculoskeletal Imaging,
Nuclear Medicine, Emergency Radiology, Mammography and Vascular/Interventional
Radiology. Visit us at