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Our Radiologists

Radiologist Profiles

Dr. Siavash Es'haghi


Dr. Es’haghi obtained his medical degree at the University of Otago (NZ) in 1993 and was accepted as a fellow of the RANZCR following his radiology training at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane. Dr. Es’haghi’s experience as a radiologist is enhanced through his completion of a Fellowship in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), with special emphasis on musculoskeletal and breast imaging.

Committed to ongoing professional development, Dr. Es’haghi has involved himself in student and registrar training at the Princess Alexandra Hospital and Rockhampton Hospital. He also has been the supervising MRI radiologist at the Rockhampton and Sunshine Coast Private Hospitals. Dr. Es’haghi is currently the supervising radiologist for Sunshine Coast Radiology. Dr. Es’haghi is accredited at Breast Screen Queensland.


  • MRI
  • Breast
  • Interventional Procedures

Dr. John Evans


Dr. John Evans obtained his medical degree from the University of Tasmania in 1988. His Radiology training finished in 1996 and included work at Royal Canberra hospital, Woden Valley Hospital Canberra, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Royal Infirmary and Western General Hospitals Edinburgh. His Nuclear Medicine training was at Princess Alexandra Hospital and Addenbrookes Hospital Cambridge finishing in 2001. He is accredited for PET and CT Coronary Angiography and perform many interventional procedures.

He has spent the last 12 years at Cairns Diagnostic Imaging including 11 years as the manager and MRI supervising radiologist. He has also been the supervising radiologist at Breastscreen QLD Cairns region. He has been lecturing year 4 medical students at JCU and been a clinical examiner. He has given many talks to GPs and other medical groups.

Areas of interest:

  • Nuclear Medicine
  • MRI
  • Breast and prostate imaging and procedures
  • Cardiac imaging


  • General Radiology
  • Nuclear Medicine

Memberships and accreditations:

  • PET and CT Coronary Angiography
  • Breast screen Queensland


  • Nuclear Medicine Specialist

Dr. Denise Ladwig


Dr. Denise Ladwig is an Obstetrician Gynaecologist and Ultrasound Specialist and works exclusively in women’s imaging, completing her fellowship at the Royal Hospital for Women in Sydney.

She is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and has a Diploma of Diagnostic Ultrasound.

Dr. Ladwig has worked in both the public and private sector, with consultant appointments including Royal Hospital for Women and St George Private Hospital (Sydney).

She has been an examiner for the Diploma of Medical Ultrasound for the Australasian Society of Ultrasound in Medicine.

Dr. Rodney Larsen


Dr. Rodney Larsen graduated with honours from the University of Qld. After completing his initial radiology training at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) he completed a fellowship in MRI/Neuroradiology at the RBWH, and has gone on to undertake further training in Breast Imaging and cardiac CT.

He is a VMO with breast screen Queensland, a cardiac CT accredited specialist, and currently also works at Nambour General Hospital as a staff specialist. He spent several years working in private radiology practice at the Mater Hospitals in Townsville, has been a staff specialist at RBWH and now lives and works on the Sunshine Coast.

Dr. Larsen also has an interest in teaching radiology and has been involved with registrar training as well as working as a lecturer around Australia teaching radiology to other medical professionals.


  • MRI
  • Neuroradiology



  • Neuroradiology
  • MSK imaging


  • ANZCTCA Accredited Level B CTCA Radiologist
  • Breastscreen Qld accredited radiologist