PET Team2018-06-26T16:40:08+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 Beiswanger joined FWRadiology 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 4 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 a certified nuclear medicine 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
Christina Houck 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: 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
La Toya Trigg started her career with P.E.T. Fusion Imaging in 2017. She is currently the Precertification Specialist 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 KlinkerFront Office Coordinator
Mary Klinker 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.
Megan Craven, CNMT, NMTCB (PET) (CT)
Megan Craven, CNMT, NMTCB (PET) (CT)PET/CT Technologist
Megan Craven graduated from the University of Findlay in Findlay, Ohio in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT and minors in biology and chemistry. She joined the PET Fusion team in 2015 as a PET/CT student and has continued working with us after graduation. When she is not a PET Fusion Imaging, Megan also works as a PET/CT Technologist in northern Indiana for Alliance Radiology. She loves providing outstanding patient care and will not hesitate to go the extra mile for her patients.

In her free time, Megan enjoys attending live music concerts and festivals and loves to cook. She makes a mean bowl of guacamole!

Kerrie Boggs, CNA
Kerrie Boggs, CNAClinical Assistant
Kerrie Boggs joined PET Fusion Imaging in February, 2018 as the Patient Flow Coordinator, Precertification Specialist, and Front Office Coordinator, where her responsibilities include the management of patient flow operatives to meet departmental needs, as well as providing administrative support as needed. As of June 2018, she currently serves as the Clinical Assistant, collaborating with team members in order to enhance the patient experience, provide oversight of clinic flow, and maintain a high level of empathetic and compassionate patient care.

Kerrie is a Certified Nursing Assistant with over 10 years of experience in the medical field. She has pursued several college degrees and takes pride in her efforts to improve patient satisfaction, clinical outcomes, and operational efficiency. Her philosophy of care is driven by a focus on coordinating continuous and optimal patient care; supporting our organization’s commitment to patient outcomes, not the bottom line, and displaying integrity, compassion, and professionalism.

Kerrie enjoys spending her days with her husband and two children. She loves to travel and has visited more than a dozen countries and is an avid history buff. Working in her gardens is one of her favorite pastimes, as well as being active outdoors with her children.