Radiologists

Radiologists

Introduction

All radiologists at Integrated Radiology have public hospital appointments and have obtained the Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (FRANZCR)

Dr Yuranga Weerakkody

Dr Weerakkody undertook his medical training at the University of Otago, New Zealand and completed his general radiology training across major training hospitals in Auckland under the New Zealand national radiology training program.

In 2012, he undertook subspecialty training in Body Imaging at the Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth. In 2013, he was recipient of the ESR (European Society of Radiology) sponsored thoracic imaging fellowship at the Calmette Hospital in Lille, France. He has since worked as a Consultant Radiologist at Royal Perth Hospital and is part of the thoracic subspecialist team. Dr Weerakkody has also worked in community radiology practice in Claremont, Perth for a number of years prior to his appointment at Integrated Radiology and maintains educational involvement as a global managing editor for https://radiopaedia.org

In addition to General Radiology, his sub-specialist interests include

  • Thoracic and Cardiovascular imaging
  • Musculoskeletal Interventions, including all ultrasound and CT guided procedures
  • Spinal injections, including facet, nerve root and epidural injections
  • Body, oncological and prostate imaging.
Dr Ranieri Falcao Aguiar

BACKGROUND & TRAINING

Ranieri commenced his training as a medical doctor at the Federal University of Ceara, Brazil. He completed his training as a specialist radiologist at São Paulo Federal University Hospital, Brazil.

Subsequently Ranieri completed fellowships at Federal University in São Paulo, Fiona Stanley Hospital and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Perth. He is a full member and Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists.

CLINICAL PRACTICE

Ranieri has expertise in all routine diagnostic and interventional procedures. His specialty interests include:

Musculoskeletal Imaging including sports imaging and inflammatory arthropathies

CT and Ultrasound guided interventional procedures including steroid injections, arthrograms, nerve blocks and ablations (including rhizotomies), neurolysis, US guided release of trigger finger and De Quervain’s tenosynovitis

Development of a novel radiographic technique to assess syndesmosis instability in high ankle sprains

Quantitative radiographic assessment of hindfoot alignment

Hip MRI with limb traction for better delineation of cartilage damage

US of peripheral nerves
Durolane joint injections
Percutaneous US guided removal of foreign bodies

GP INFORMATION & EDUCATION SESSIONS

Ranieri likes to engage with referring doctors to ensure the best care for patients. He is available to present on a range of topics such as:

-Understanding the latest MSK diagnostic & interventional imaging techniques
-Selecting optimal diagnostic pathways for complex cases
-Specialist areas of interest
-Referring for medical imaging – essential information for newly qualified GPs

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