SCHEDULE APPOINTMENT

Ahmed Farag, M.D., C.M.

Dr. Ahmed Farag is an American Board Certified Diagnostic Radiologist, Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada and President of Diagnostic Imaging Specialists of Chicago. A native of Montreal, Dr. Farag has lived and practiced in Chicagoland for nearly 20 years.

Dr. Ahmed Farag is an American Board Certified Diagnostic Radiologist, Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada and President of Diagnostic Imaging Specialists of Chicago. A native of Montreal, Dr. Farag has lived and practiced in Chicagoland for nearly 20 years.

He received his B.S. degree in Human Physiology from McGill University in Montreal, where he also earned his M.D. and Master of Surgery degrees. He performed a rotating medical/surgical internship at the Royal Victoria and Montreal General Hospitals and completed his residency in Diagnostic Radiology at McGill’s Royal Victoria Hospital, where he was Chief Resident. Dr. Farag completed his fellowship training in Thoracic Imaging at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital of Harvard University in June 2000.

In July 2000, Dr. Farag joined Northeast Radiology Associates, where he provided mammography and other diagnostic imaging and counseling services to the patients and physicians at Lake Forest Hospital and its imaging facilities. From 2003 through 2009, he served as Vice Chairman and then Chairman of the Radiology Department at Lake Forest Hospital, while also serving as a consultant to Siemens Medical Solutions on Dual Source CT Imaging in 2007/2008. In 2009, Dr. Farag opened new office space on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile and launched Diagnostic Imaging Specialists of Chicago, working to provide comprehensive, fully digital Women’s Imaging services—mammography and ultrasound—to Chicagoland physicians and their patients.

From 2009 to 2011, Dr. Farag also served as an independent consultant to Virtual Radiologic Corporation. He was also a principal owner and medical director of SKAN National Radiology Services from 2011 to 2015. Dr. Farag has an additional interest in the genetics associated with breast cancer, and has lectured on breast cancer genetics for Myriad Genetic Laboratories.

Dr. Farag currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Primo Center for Women and Children, and is a Trustee on the Board of Directors at Lake Forest Academy. He has also previously served on the Friends of Prentice Board at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, was a trustee and Board President at Lake Forest Country Day School, and served on the Advisory Board at 4MedApproved.

Support Staff

Michael
Racenstein

M.D., Diagnostic Radiologist

Mary
McNichols

R.T. (R) (M) (BMD) (ARRT) Mammography Technologist Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

Lisa
McEwan

R.T. (R) (M) (ARRT)

Magda
Peric

Office Manager

Eugenia
Saenz

Patient Coordinator and Administrative Assistant