Residents

Michael Wong

Medical Physicist, 2nd Year Resident

Michael Wong

Medical Physicist, 2nd Year Resident

Mike received his undergraduate degree in Physics from Ohio State University and his graduate degree in Medical Physics from Cleveland State University. During his graduate studies, Mike worked as a teaching assistant where he taught undergraduate physics labs in addition to working as a research assistant on automatic detection of CT artifacts. Mike is also a registered radiologic technologist, with experience working in pain management and extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy. He joined Upstate Medical Physics as a Diagnostic Medical Physics Resident in June of 2020.

Mike is originally from Cleveland Heights, OH and now lives in Rochester, NY.

Education

  • M.S. in Medical Physics, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH
  • Certificate in Radiologic Technology, Cleveland Clinic School of Diagnostic Imaging, Cleveland, OH
  • B.S. in Physics, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Certifications, Licenses, and Professional Organizations

  • New York State Limited Permit to Practice Medical Physics – Diagnostic Radiological Physics
  • American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), Resident Member
  • Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Member in Training
  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Certified Radiologic Technologist
  • Licensed Radiographer in Ohio and New York

James Paltani

Medical Physicist, 1st Year Resident

James Paltani

Medical Physicist, 1st Year Resident

James received a Bachelor of Science in Physics from Kent State University, and a Master of Science in Medical Physics from Cleveland State University. During his graduate studies, James served as a teaching assistant where he taught undergraduate physics labs in addition to working on research concerning target exposure indices and fluoroscopic data analysis. He joined Upstate Medical Physics as a Diagnostic Medical Physics Resident in June of 2021 and is eager to grow his knowledge in the field.

James is originally from Highland Heights, OH and now lives in Rochester, NY.

Education

M.S. in Medical Physics, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH

  • B.S. in Physics, Kent State University, Kent, OH

Certifications, Licenses, and Professional Organizations

  • New York State Limited Permit to Practice Medical Physics – Diagnostic Radiological Physics
  • American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), Resident Member
  • American College of Radiology (ACR), Member in Training
  • Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Member in Training

Patrick Bond

Medical Physicist, 1st Year Resident

Patrick Bond

Medical Physicist, 1st Year Resident

Patrick Bond received his undergraduate degree in Physics with a minor in Mathematics at Idaho State University. Then he moved with his wife and son to Indiana and received his graduate degree in Medical Physics from CAMPEP accredited Purdue University. During his graduate studies he had the opportunity to conduct computer particle physics simulations and work as a radiation detection lab teaching assistant. He also spent a summer at the Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL learning about and performing basic quality assurance in radiographic and fluoroscopic equipment in addition to ACR accreditation testing in ultrasound, CT, and MRI equipment as a graduate student. He has completed Part 1 of the ABR exam for diagnostic medical physics.

Patrick joined Upstate Medical Physics as a Diagnostic Medical Physics Resident in July of 2021.

Originally from Rupert, ID he now lives in Farmington, NY he plans to enhance his knowledge in the field and work towards board certification in diagnostic medical physics.

Education

M.S. in Medical Physics, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

B.S. in Physics, Mathematics Minor, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID

Certifications, Licenses, and Professional Organizations

American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), Resident Member