Our Radiologists

Hamilton Radiology have a large number of extremely experienced radiologists.

Dr Diane Sommerville

Dr Diane Sommerville

MB ChB, FRANZCR

Diane trained in medicine at Otago University and completed her Diagnostic radiology training at Waikato Hospital. She then spent a year gaining her Fellowship in Paediatric Radiology at The Royal Childrens' Hospital in Melbourne, Australia. She returned to Hamilton in 1998 and currently works as a consultant Radiologist at Hamilton Radiology, Midland MRI and Midland PET-CT. Her speciality interests include Paediatric Radiology, Obstetric and Fetal Imaging, as well as PET-CT and Cancer Imaging.

Dr Glenn Coltman

Dr Glenn Coltman

MB ChB, Dip Obst, FRANZCR

Glenn graduated from the University of Otago. He trained in Radiology in Hamilton and subsequently Sydney, completing his training in 1999. He spent two years in Australia including a Senior Registrar post in MRI( Sydney) and one year Fellowship in MRI ( Melbourne).He works at Hamilton Radiology,  is the Midland MRI chairman,  and is currently employed as a consultant Radiologist at Waikato Hospital. He is also involved in the National Breast Cancer Screening Programme as a screening Radiologist. He is a part 2 examiner for the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists. His fields of interest include Head and Neck imaging, Neuroradiology, Musculoskeletal imaging, all MRI, PET-CT and Mammography.

Dr John Dumble

Dr John Dumble

MB ChB FRANZCR

John graduated from Auckland University and completed his training in Radiology at Waikato Hospital in 1997. He initially worked as a locum consultant at Waikato Hospital, and then undertook further fellowship training in vascular interventional radiology in Australia. In addition to working at Hamilton Radiology he is currently employed as a consultant Radiologist at Waikato Hospital, and is Director of Anglesea Women's Health. He also works at the Waikato Breast Care Centre and for the National Breast Cancer Screening Programme. His main area of interest is mammography and breast imaging.

Dr Leigh Harvey

Dr Leigh Harvey

BSc, MBBS, FRANZCR

Leigh graduated from University College London in 1998.

She worked for two years in general surgery and two years in accident and emergency medicine before training in radiology at Waikato Hospital. She has spent two years working in a large private practice in Perth, Australia, during which she completed a Musculoskeletal Radiology Fellowship. In addition to working at Midland MRI she is also employed at Hamilton Radiology and Waikato Hospital. Her main interests are in musculoskeletal imaging with MRI and ultrasound. 

She provides a full range of musculoskeletal soft tissue and joint injections and CT guided spinal injections (facet joint, nerve root sleeve and epidural injections).

Dr Barry Chatterton

Dr Barry Chatterton

BSc MB BS FRCR FRANZCR

Barry graduated from the University of London (St Thomas's) in 1979 having also collected a B.Sc. in Biochemistry on the way. He worked for two years in General Medicine before training in Radiology in Leeds. He worked for a year in Wellington (1987) and emigrated to New Zealand permanently in 1989, coming to Waikato Hospital as Consultant Radiologist in 1989. He joined Hamilton Radiology part-time in 1997 and full time in 2006.  His main professional interests are Ultrasound (General, Musculo-skeletal, Interventional (Biopsy and Joint Injections), Obstetrics & Gynaecological and Vascular), CT including interventional CT (Biopsy and Joint Injections), Chest, Vascular and Interventional Radiology.

Dr Rose (Rosanne) Newman

Dr Rose (Rosanne) Newman

BHB, MB ChB, FRANZCR

Rose graduated from the Auckland University School of Medicine and commenced her Diagnostic Radiology training at Waikato Hospital in 2006 gaining her fellowship at the end of 2010.

She completed advanced training in Breast Imaging and then went to Melbourne, Australia to complete a further 12 month fellowship in Cancer Imaging (CT and MRI including breast MRI) at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.

She arrived back in the Waikato early 2012 and in addition to working at Hamilton Radiology and Midland MRI, she is a consultant Radiologist at Waikato Hospital and is a screening Radiologist for the National Breast Screening Program (Breast screen Aotearoa).

Her main interest areas are Breast radiology (mammography, ultrasound, interventional and breast MRI) and Cancer Imaging.

Dr Gavin Davis

Dr Gavin Davis

MB ChB, FRANZCR

Originally from the Waikato, Gavin studied Medicine at Otago Medical School and completed his Diagnostic Radiology training in Wellington and at Waikato Hospital. He has undertaken advanced training in Breast imaging and recently retired as a Radiologist for BreastScreen Aotearoa. He worked at the Waikato Hospital Breast Care Centre since it was established. He is a General Radiologist (X-Ray and Ultrasound scan reporting), and also subspecialises in Abdominal Imaging, whole-body CT scanning including CT Colography and Coronary Artery CT scans. In addition to working at Hamilton Radiology he also works at Midland MRI reporting Breast,Neurology, spinal and abdominal MRI scans.

Dr Michael Swarbrick

Dr Michael Swarbrick

BA BM BCh MA FRCS FRCR

Michael graduated in medicine from the University of Oxford in 1986. He gained post graduate qualifications in both surgery and radiology in the UK, the former through the Leicester training scheme, and the later through the Sheffield training scheme. Having completed his training he moved to Hamilton in 1996. In addition to working at Hamilton Radiology he is currently employed as a Consultant Radiologist at Waikato Hospital, where he is the Clinical Director of Ultrasound, and also works at Midland MRI. His professional interests include interventional radiology, both vascular and non-vascular, CT, MRI and ultrasound.

Dr Damon Blair

Dr Damon Blair

MB ChB FRANZCR

Originally from the Waikato, Damon graduated in medicine from the University of Otago in 1992. Before commencing post-graduate training, he spent four years doing rotations in Christchurch, Melbourne and Hamilton. His initial training in Diagnostic Radiology at Waikato Hospital was followed by a year at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, where he did an MRI Fellowship. He then returned to Hamilton as a Consultant Radiologist at Waikato Hospital in 2002. His professional interests include MRI (particularly Neuro), CT and ongoing medical education within the radiology department.

Dr Diana Balog

Dr Diana Balog

MB BS FRANZCR

Diana graduated from the University of New South Wales, and completed her Diagnostic Radiology Training at Waikato Hospital. In addition to working at Anglesea Women's Health she works part time as a Consultant Radiologist at Waikato Hospital where she is involved with Paediatric Radiology, and is Senior Clinical Lecturer in Radiology (Waikato Clinical School). She has undertaken advanced Breast Imaging training and is Clinical Director of BreastScreen Midland.

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