Our Staff

Richard Allen, MD

Richard Allen, MD

Faculty, Neuroradiology Assistant Professor, Mercer University SOM

Medical School:  University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 1990

Residency:  Geisinger Medical Center, 1994

Fellowship:  Neuroradiology, University of Michigan Medical Center, 1996

Dr. Allen joined Atlantic Radiology Associates and the faculty at Memorial in 2013. He covers interventional radiology at Hilton Head Hospital and general radiology at Memorial.

Peter M Britt, MD

Peter M Britt, MD

Director of Neuroradiology Assistant Professor, Mercer University SOM

Medical School:  The University of Cincinnati, 1993

Residency:  Methodist Hospital (Indianapolis, IN), 1997

Fellowship:  Barrow Neuroradiology Institute, 1999

Dr. Britt, a native of Ohio, joined Atlantic Radiology Associates and the faculty at Memorial in 2005. He currently serves as section chief of MRI. His interests include stroke, neuro intervention, tumor ablation and cardiac imaging. Dr. Britt is a member of the stroke team and regularly performs mechanical thrombectomies. 

Adam Brown, MD

Adam Brown, MD

Faculty, Body Imaging

Medical School:  Mercer University School of Medicine, 2010

Residency:  Memorial Health University Medical Center, 2019

Fellowship:  Body Imaging, Mayo Clinic-Jacksonville, 2020

Dr. Brown joined Atlantic Radiology Associates and the faculty at Memorial in 2020 after completing a Body Imaging fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida.  Dr. Brown was the chief resident at Memorial during the 2018-2019 academic year. His clinical interests include complex body imaging/intervention, oncologic treatment (including lung, liver, and renal tumor ablations), and emergency radiology.

Tyler Burgner, MD

Tyler Burgner, MD

Faculty, Musculoskeletal Imaging

Medical School:  Medical College of Georgia, 2014

Residency:  Memorial Health University Medical Center, 2019

Fellowship:  Musculoskeletal Imaging, Mayo Clinic-Jacksonville, 2020

Dr. Burgner, a recent alumnus of the Memorial Radiology Residency, joined Atlantic Radiology Associates and the faculty at Memorial in 2020 after completing a fellowship in Musculoskeletal Radiology at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. Dr. Burgner’s primary clinical interests include sports imaging and soft tissue neoplasms. 

Mathew J. Dixon, DO

Mathew J. Dixon, DO

Director, Musculoskeletal Imaging Assistant Professor, Mercer University SOM

Medical School:  Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center, 2000

Residency:  Eastern Virginia Medical School, 2005

Fellowship:  Musculoskeletal Imaging, University of Florida, 2006

Dr. Dixon joined Atlantic Radiology Associates and the faculty at Memorial in 2006. He served as the residency program director from 2012-2015 and assistant program director from 2006-2012. His areas of interest include resident education, musculoskeletal imaging, mammography, and cardiac imaging including cardiac CTA and MRI. He is a member of the Society of Skeletal Radiology and is actively involved in the Georgia Radiological Society. He is an avid sports fan and is particularly fond of the Florida Gators.

Sergio Dromi, MD

Sergio Dromi, MD

Fellowship Director, Breast Imaging Director, Breast Imaging Department Assistant Professor, Mercer University SOM

Medical School:  Favaloro University (Buenos Aires, Argentina), 2003

Residency:  Georgetown University, 2013

Fellowship:  Woman’s Imaging, Georgetown University, 2014

Dr. Dromi joined Atlantic Radiology Associates and the faculty at Memorial in 2018. He played a major role in developing the Breast Imaging Fellowship at Memorial and currently serves as the Fellowship Director. Prior to joining Memorial, Dr. Dromi was the Fellowship Director at the University Of Maryland School Of Medicine. Dr. Dromi’s interests include medical education, all things Breast Imaging related, and quality improvement. 

William Gordon Greene, MD

William Gordon Greene, MD

Director, Cardiothoracic Imaging Assistant Professor, Mercer University SOM

Medical School:  Mercer University School of Medicine, 1998

Residency:  Memorial Health University Medical Center, 2003

Dr. Greene joined Atlantic Radiology Associates and the faculty at Memorial in 2007. His areas of interest include chest imaging and trauma/emergency imaging. 

Brian Helmly, MD

Brian Helmly, MD

Program Director Chairman Assistant Professor, Mercer University SOM

Medical School:  Mercer School of Medicine, 2008

Residency:  Memorial Health University Medical Center, 2013

Fellowship:  Cross-Sectional Imaging, Mayo Clinic-Jacksonville, 2014

Dr. Helmly joined Atlantic Radiology Associates and the faculty at Memorial in 2014. He has served as program director since 2015. Dr. Helmly served as Chief Resident and Administrative Chief Resident. His areas of interest include resident education, complex body imaging, body/chest intervention and cardiac imaging. 

Christopher A. Hulsey, MD

Christopher A. Hulsey, MD

Director, Ultrasound Imaging Assistant Professor, Mercer University SOM

Medical School:  Mercer University School of Medicine, 2000

Residency:  Memorial Health University Medical Center, 2005

Dr. Hulsey joined Atlantic Radiology Associates and the faculty at Memorial in 2005, currently serving as the radiology residency research director. Dr. Hulsey’s clinical interests include mammography, ultrasound, and emergency radiology. An avid golfer and fisherman, Dr. Hulsey enjoys spending time on the water with friends and family.

Michael Jones, MD

Michael Jones, MD

Faculty, Body Imaging Assistant Professor, Mercer University SOM

Medical School:  Jefferson Medical College, 2006

Residency:  University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2011

Fellowship:  Body Imaging, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2012

Dr. Jones joined Atlantic Radiology Associates and the faculty at Memorial in 2019. Dr. Jones’s primary clinical interests include complex body imaging and ultrasound. Dr. Jones was voted the “Attending of the Year” by the residents for the 2019-2020 academic year.  Dr. Jones is an avid golfer and football fan.

Dhruv Patel, MD

Dhruv Patel, MD

Associate Program Director Section Chief, Nuclear Medicine Assistant Professor, Mercer University SOM

Medical School:  Ross University School of Medicine, 2012

Residency:  Memorial Health University Medical Center, 2017

Fellowship:  Neuroradiology, Medical University of South Carolina, 2018

Dr. Patel joined Atlantic Radiology Associates and the faculty at Memorial in July 2018. He focuses on resident education with clinical interests in stroke imaging, head and neck and pediatric neuroradiology. Outside of radiology, he enjoys traveling, astronomy, cooking and gardening.  

Peter Romano, MD

Peter Romano, MD

Director, Abdominal Imaging Assistant Professor, Mercer University SOM

Medical School:  Eastern Virginia Medical School, 2003

Residency:  Medical University of South Carolina, 2008

Fellowship:  Body Imaging, Medical University of South Carolina, 2009

Dr. Romano joined Atlantic Radiology Associates and the faculty at Memorial in 2009 after completing a fellowship in Body Imaging at the Medical University of South Carolina.  Dr. Romano’s primary clinical interest is complex body imaging.

Brandon Runyan, MD

Brandon Runyan, MD

Faculty, Musculoskeletal Imaging Assistant Professor, Mercer University SOM

Medical School:  Medical University of South Carolina, 2004

Residency:  Mayo Clinic-Jacksonville, 2009

Fellowship:  Musculoskeletal Imaging and Intervention, University of Wisconsin, 2010

Dr. Runyan joined Atlantic Radiology Associates and the faculty at Memorial in 2019. After completing his Musculoskeletal Imaging and Intervention fellowship in 2010, Dr. Runyan spent 9 years in clinical practice in central Florida.  His interests include joint imaging, sports medicine, MSK interventions, MSK US and breast radiology. He is a member of the Society of Skeletal Radiology. His family of four, tennis, surfing, CrossFit, and salt-water fly fishing keep him busy in his hometown of Bluffton, SC.

Andreas Schilling, MD

Andreas Schilling, MD

Faculty, Neuroradiology Assistant Professor, Mercer University SOM

Medical School:  Medical University of South Carolina, 1999

Residency:  Medical University of South Carolina, 2004

Fellowship:  Neuroradiology, Barrow Neuroradiology        Institute, 2018

Dr. Schilling joined Atlantic Radiology Associates and the faculty at Memorial in 2006 after completing a fellowship at the Barrow Institute. His areas of interest include vascular lesions, spine imaging, tumor imaging and head/neck imaging. He enjoys traveling and exploring new places.

Jason Snyder, MD

Jason Snyder, MD

Faculty, Breast Imaging Assistant Professor, Mercer University SOM

Medical School:  Mercer University School of Medicine, 1999

Residency:  Baptist Health (Birmingham, AL), 2004

Fellowship:  Breast Imaging, Medical University of South Carolina, 2013

Dr. Snyder joined Atlantic Radiology Associates and the faculty at Memorial in 2013. He covers mammography at Hilton Head Hospital and general diagnostic radiology at Memorial.

Allison Thompson, MD

Allison Thompson, MD

Director, Pediatric Imaging Assistant Professor, Mercer University SOM

Medical School:  Mercer University School of Medicine, 2011

Residency:  Memorial Health University Medical Center, 2015

Fellowship:  Pediatric Imaging, Emory University, 2016

Dr. Thompson joined Atlantic Radiology Associates and the faculty at Memorial in 2016.  Dr. Thompson was born and raised in Savannah.  When not at work, she spends much of her time with friends and family.  She also enjoys cooking and being out on the boat.  She is passionate about pediatric imaging and fetal imaging in particular.