PET Team 2017-10-18T10:30:10+00:00

Meet the PET Fusion Team

Michael Kinzer, M.D., F.A.C.R.
Michael Kinzer, M.D., F.A.C.R.Medical Director of PET and President of FW Radiology
Michael A. Kinzer, M.D., F.A.C.R., joined FWRadiology in 1989. The Markle, Indiana native graduated from Taylor University in Upland, Indiana, with a degree in chemistry, Summa Cum Laude and then earned a medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis in 1983. After spending two years in a family practice residency at St. Joseph’s Medical Center in South Bend, Indiana, Dr. Kinzer completed a residency in radiology at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis in 1989.

Dr. Kinzer is board certified by the American Board of Radiology. His professional memberships include the Fort Wayne Medical Society, American College of Radiology, Indiana Roentgen Society and the Radiological Society of North America. He is also a member of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and the Society of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology.

The son of a family practitioner, Dr. Kinzer now serves as clinical advisor for the Fort Wayne School of Radiography. He enjoys tennis, golf, fishing and baseball. Dr. Kinzer is married and has four daughters.

Sara Beiswanger, CNMT
Sara Beiswanger, CNMTDirector of PET Fusion Imaging
Sara joined PET Fusion Imaging in 2008. She acts as the Director of PET Fusion Imaging. Her passion is providing excellent patient care. She has worked in nuclear medicine for over 9 years and has more than 3 years of nuclear medicine management experience.

Sara graduated summa cum laude from Ball State University with a degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology and General Studies. Sara is both a certified nuclear medicine technologist and PET/CT technologist. She is a member of the Society of Nuclear Medicine, with active memberships in the Central Chapter and PET Center of Excellence.

Sara enjoys spending time with her husband, son and daughter at their home in Fort Wayne.

Christina Houck, RT (N) CNMT
Christina Houck, RT (N) CNMTPET/CT Technologist, Front Office Coordinator, Precertification Specialist
Christina is originally from Dayton, OH. She graduated high school from Wayne High School in 2005, then attended Kettering College of Medical Arts and The University of Findlay. She was accepted into the Nuclear Medicine program in the winter of 2007. While in Nuclear school Christina studied many modalities in Nuclear Medicine including PET, cardiac, oncology treatment and general Nuclear Medicine procedures. She graduated from Kettering College of Medical Arts and The University of Findlay in January of 2008. Previously Christina worked in the Nuclear Medicine department at Parkview Hospital and Parkview Regional Medical Center for over 9 years.

Christina wears many hats and her skill sets include: insurance precertification, front office coordination, patient examination, participating in procuring supplies and equipment, participation in radiation safety protocols, and participating in departmental quality assurance of quality improvement projects. Christina wholeheartedly believes that each patient should be provided excellent, comforting care in a warm, friendly environment.

Christina has been with P.E.T. Fusion Imaging since July 2017. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two energetic, loving boys.

Larry Miller, ARRT (N) (R)
Larry Miller, ARRT (N) (R)PET/CT Technologist
Larry Miller joined Fort Wayne Radiology in July, 2009 bringing with him 40 years of experience in Radiologic and Nuclear Medicine technology. Larry is both a certified nuclear medicine technologist and PET/CT technologist. He enjoys working with the professional and caring staff at Pet Fusion Imaging. Providing quality patient care is his top priority.

Larry enjoys spending time with his wife and grandchildren. In his spare time, he enjoys
traveling and camping with the entire family.

La Toya Trigg
La Toya Trigg Precertification Specialist, Front Office Coordinator
La Toya Trigg started her career with P.E.T. Fusion Imaging in 2017. She is currently the Precertification Specialist and Front Office Coordinator at PET Fusion Imaging. La Toya’s background helps assure that all insurance issues are addressed prior to the patient’s appointment. She also helps with other aspects of the PET department’s daily routine, such as scheduling and patient care. Latoya graduated from Ross Medical School in 2010 as a dental assistant. At this time, La Toya is a current student at Indiana Tech studying business management.

La Toya has been with her partner for ten years. They have four wonderful boys. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, writing and football.

Mary Klinker
Mary KlinkerPrecertification Specialist and Front Office Coordinator
Mary joined FWRadiology several years ago and started her career at the Breast Diagnostic Center. She currently joined the PET Fusion Imaging team in 2017. Mary has vast knowledge of insurance and uses that skill set as the front office coordinator and precertification specialist.