For Immediate Release:

Contact: Patricia Cameron, ABC
Phone: 318-366-2068

Radiologist Dr. Michael Barnidge, Jr. recruited back to Monroe

Monroe, LA . . . August 13, 2013- Monroe native, Dr. Michael Barnidge, Jr., has joined Radiology Associates of Monroe as a Radiologist, practicing primarily in St. Francis Medical Center’s facililties in Monroe.

After earning a Biomedical Engineering degree from Louisiana Tech, Dr. Barnidge received his medical degree from LSU Medical Center School of Medicine in Shreveport, Louisiana.  Dr. Barnidge completed both his residency in diagnostic radiology and fellowship in Interventional Radiology with a special interest in Oncology at Texas A&M’s Scott and White Memorial Hospital in Temple, Texas.

Dr. Barnidge is board certified by the American Board of Radiology, which is a non-profit, physician-led organization that oversees the certification and ongoing professional development of specialists in diagnostic radiology.  He is also a member of the American College of Radiology and the Radiological Society of North America. 

“We are proud to add Dr. Barnidge’s level of skill and talent to our team, and to the care of our patients,” said John Davis, M.D., Chairman of Radiology at St. Francis Medical Center. “Our partnership focuses on creating a caring, timely, confidential and respectful experience for our patients.  We look forward to the expertise Dr. Barnidge brings and welcome him back to Monroe.”

Along with the St. Francis Medical Center, Dr. Mike Barraza and Dr. Blake McGehee with Radiology Associates of Monroe have recently enhanced neuroimaging techniques in Ouachita Parish.  The “solitaire extraction technique” is now being used for clot extraction in acute stroke cases. 

About Radiology Associates

Serving residents of North Louisiana since 1966, Radiology Associates is a group of nine board-certified radiologists who partner with physicians and healthcare systems to deliver state-of-the-art diagnostic and interventional radiology services. To read more about Dr. McGehee and other Radiology Associates partners, visit our Web site at The new website provides links, physician biographies, exam descriptions and much more to help physicians and patients make medical decisions.