Gary Kramer, MD
Interventional Radiologist &
Medical Aesthetics Specialist

Interventional radiology

CT guided biopsies


TIPS procedure


About Dr. Gary Kramer
Gary Kramer, MD, is an accomplished radiologist who serves as president of Cambria Somerset Radiology in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Dr. Kramer leads a team of physicians at his radiology practice and strives to provide the highest quality of care to his patients. He takes pride in offering a broad range of radiology services, including diagnostic and interventional procedures.
Dr. Kramer has a long history of practicing and studying radiology. Over his career, he has developed specialties in the following areas:
  • Interventional radiology
  • CT guided biopsies
  • Vertebroplasty
  • TIPS procedure
  • Chemoembolization
Dr. Kramer received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania. He went on to earn his medical degree from, and to complete his residency at, Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia. He then completed his fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University and completed his postgraduate work in cardiovascular and interventional radiology. Dr. Kramer is board-certified by the American Board of Radiology in interventional radiology.
Dr. Kramer is board-certified by the American Board of Radiology in interventional radiology.
Steven Diehl, MD
Women’s Imaging
(Ultrasound, Mammography)
MRI, Nuclear Medicine
General Radiology
Board Certification
American Board of Radiology

Residency: Diagnostic Radiology & Internship: Internal Medicine

Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, San Antonio TX

Graduate: Doctor of Medicine

West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown WV
Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science – Biology
United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs CO
Work Experience
Medical Director – Radiology
Nason Hospital, Roaring Spring PA
Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown, Maryland
Medical Director – Radiology
Bon Secours-Holy Family Hospital, Altoona PA
Assistant Professor – Radiology
West Virginia University Medical Center, Morgantown WV
Chief – Radiology
Elmendorf USAF Regional Hospital, Anchorage AK
William Herbick, MD


Chest / Abdomen / Pelvis CT


General Radiology

Board Certification
American Board of Radiology
Certified Diplomat, National Board of Medical Examiners
State of Pennsylvania Medical License Certified B-Reader

Residency: Diagnostic Radiology

San Diego Naval Hospital San Diego, CA

Internship: Medicine

Bethesda Naval Hospital Bethesda, MD

Graduate: Doctor of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
Post Graduate Work
Penn State University, University Park, PA

Bachelor of Science Degree: Biology

Penn State University, University Park, PA
Work Experience
Diagnostic Radiologist
Cambria Somerset Radiology, Johnstown, PA
Associate Radiologist
Lee Hospital, Johnstown PA
Chief of Diagnostic Radiology – Assistant Department Head
Portsmouth Naval Hospital, Portsmouth VA
General Medical Officer
Fleet Marine Force, 2nd Marine Division, Camp Lejeune NC
Stanley Golden, MD


Chief of Radiology – Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber




Mammography and Breast MRI

General Radiology


Board Certification
American Board of Radiology

Residency: Diagnostic Radiology

West Virginia University Hospitals

Morgantown, WV
Chief Radiology Resident – West Virginia University Hospitals
Morgantown, WV
Transitional Year Residency – Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center
Johnstown, PA

Graduate: Doctor of Medicine

Pennsylvania State University Hershey, PA
Alpha Omega Alpha

Undergraduate: Bachelor of Arts – Biology

Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, PA
Summa Cum Laude
Larry McNiesh, MD





Arthrography / Angiography

Bone Densitometry

General Radiology

Board Certification

National Board of Medical Examiners

American Board of Radiology

Yearly Basic RescuerCPR, American Heart Association

Certified Clinical Densitometrist (CCD)

ACLS Provider, American Heart Association


Residency: Diagnostic Radiology

Letterman Army Medical Center
San Francisco CA

Internship: Diagnostic Radiology

Letterman Army Medical Center
San Francisco CA

Graduate: Doctor of Medicine

Georgetown University School of Medicine
Washington D.C.

Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science – Biological

University of California at Davis
Davis CA
Military Service

Active Duty, June 1975 September 1982, Honorable Discharge

Major, U.S. Army Reserve, Physicians Management Branch
Fort Meade, Maryland, Sept 1982May 1988
Lt. Colonel, 100th Station Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, May 1988Jan 1994
Retired USAR, January 1994
Anthony Scuderi, MD, FACR


Medical Director, Conemaugh Advanced Imaging

ACR Accreditation Program
MRI protocol optimization
Cardiovascular CT and MRI
Oncology CT and MRI
Board Certification
American Board of Radiology
Certificate of Added Qualification in Neuroradiology
American Board of Nuclear Medicine

Fellowship: Neuroradiology 

Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ

Fellowship: Nuclear Medicine

University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Internship: General Surgery

University of Texas Health Sciences Center, San Antonio, TX

Residency: Diagnostic Radiology 

University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Graduate: Medical Doctorate

Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY

Undergraduate: Bachelor of Arts in Health Sciences

Minor degree in Italian Studies
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
J.P. Wherthey, DO
Breast MRI and mammography


General Radiology

Board Certification
American Osteopathic Board of Radiology

Residency: Diagnostic Radiology

Tulsa Regional Medical Center Tulsa, OK

Residency: General Family Practice

Shenango Valley Medical Center, Farrell, PA

Internship: General Rotating 

Doctors Hospital, Columbus, OH

Graduate: Doctor of Osteopathy

West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, Lewisburg, WV

Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science, Biology

Bethany College, Bethany, WV
cum Lade
Kristy Wolfel, DO


Director of Women’s Health / Imaging


ACR Breast Center of Excellence Accreditation Program

Fellowship Trained Breast Radiologist

Ultrasound Guided Breast Biopsy

Stereotactic Guided Breast Biopsy

MRI Guided Breast Biopsy

Multi Modality Needle Localizations

Saviscout Localizations

Board Certification
American Board of Radiology
Basic Life Support
Red Cross AED/CPR Instructor
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Red Cross First Aid Instructor, Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor, Red Cross First Water Safety Instructor

Fellowship: Mammography

Aultman Hospital / Breast Imaging Center

Mammography Fellowship 2015

Residency: Radiology

Aultman Hospital/Mercy Medical Center-Canton, OH


Altoona Regional Medical Center-Altoona, PA

AOA Intern: Altoona Family Physicians
Medicine, ENT, Orthopedics, Radiology, Pediatrics, Surgery, ER, Women’s Imaging
Scholarship for highest in-service exam score
Medical School:
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine- Erie, PA: 2006-2010
Hirtzel Merit Scholarship: 2007-2010
AOS McCaughan Scholarship: 2007
APOMA Scholarship: 2008
LECOM Academic Excellence Award: 2008

Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

Saint Francis University- Loretto, PA: 2002-2006
Minor: Biology and Math
Awards and Achievements:
Honors Program Graduate
Summa Cum Laude Graduate
Chemical Rubber Company Book Award: 2003
American Chemical Society Polymer Education Committee Award: 2004
Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh College Chemistry Award: 2006
Delta Epsilon Sigma National Honor Society
Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honor Society
Work Experience
Moonlighting- Aultman Hospital July 2013-present
3 months Pediatric Radiology at Akron Children’s Hospital-Akron, OH
1 month AIRP in Radiological and Pathological Correlation-Silver Spings, MD
1 month Cardiac Imaging University Hospital-Cleveland, OH
Chief Resident 2014-2015
General Medical Education Committee Member 2014-2015
Radiology Leadership Institute Summit Representative 2014
Resident Representative for ACGME Site Evaluations 2013
Joseph Agnesi, MD




Ultrasound – General / Vascular / Obstetrical


Nuclear Medicine

Treatment of Hyperthyroidism / Thyroid Malignancy


Statement: Board Certified Diagnostic Radiologist fellowship trained in Body Imaging with experience in both academic and private practice settings whom is currently reading all imaging modalities with the exception of Mammography and Interventional. Also has competency in performing sonographic-guided procedures including biopsies, thoracentesis, and paracentesis; as well as joint injections for MR arthrography. Authorized User for radio-ablation in treating Grave’s Disease and Thyroid cancer.


2019 – present: Cambria Somerset Radiology, Johnstown PA

2016 – 2019: Monongahela Valley Hospital, Monongahela, PA 2011 – 2016:                 Virtual Radiology

2007 – 2011:        Lucien Radiology:

Butler Memorial Hospital – One Hospital Way, Butler, PA 16001 Grove City Hospital – 631 N. Broad Street Ext., Grove City, PA 16127 Armstrong Memorial Hospital – 1 Nolte Dr. kittanning, PA 16201

2002 – 2007: Diagnostic Imaging Associates

Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh – 1400 Locust Ave. PGH, PA 15219 Mercy Providence Hospital – 1004 Arch St. PGH, PA

1997 – 2002: Radiology Associates of Western Pennsylvania

West Penn Hospital – 4800 Friendship Ave. PGH, PA 15224 Suburban General Hospital – 100 S Jackson Ave 15202

Mon Valley Hospital – 1163 Country Club Rd, Monongahela, PA 15063


Fellowship: Body Imaging (CT / MR / US / Mammo)

Western Pennsylvania Hospital Medical Center 4800 Friendship Avenue. PGH, PA

Marcela Bohm-Velez, M.D.

Residency: Integrated Radiology

St. Elizabeth Hospital Medical Center – Belmont Av. Youngstown, OH Western Reserve Care System – North Campus, South Campus and Todd’s Children’s Hospital – Gypsy Ln. Youngstown, OH

William Crawford, M.D. – Director Radiology Residency Program 1988 – 1992: Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine

Graduate: Doctor of Medicine

Youngstown State University

Undergraduate: B.S. in Combined Science 


American Board of Radiology – June 1998 (Lifetime Certification) BLS/ACLS


Chief of Ultrasound Department, Mon Valley Hospital 2000 – 2002 Director of Medical Imaging, Mercy Providence Hospital 2002 – 2005 Associate Clinical Professor of Radiology, Temple University 2001 – 2002 Liason for Marketing Radiology Services to Chiropractic Physicians 2010 Chief Resident 1995 – 1996

Joel Bunn, PhD, PA-C
Physician Assistant
Doctor of Philosophy: Health Science Education
May 2007 Ph.D -Touro University International, Los Alamitos, CA
Postgraduate: Masters of Medical Science
May 1998 Saint Francis College-Loretto, PA
Graduate: Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistant
August 1991 Saint Francis College-Loretto, PA
June 1987 Conemaugh Memorial Hospital School of
Johnstown, PA Diploma in Professional Nursing
June 1987 Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic
Work Experience
2007 to present – Assistant Professor, Saint Francis University, Currently teaching:
  • Clinical Radiology – On campus (Thursday evening)
  • Emergency Medicine – On campus (Thursday evening)
  • Issues in clinical practice – Online with Black Board
  • Clinical Residency Project – Online with Black Board
2003 to present – Interventional Radiology Physician Assistant, Clinical Coordinator Cambria-Somerset Radiology, Conemaugh Hospital
1998 to 2003 – Flight Physician Assistant, Medstar Aeromedical Helicopter transport, Conemaugh Medical Center
1997 to present – Team Medical Officer in Sports Medicine, Johnstown Chief’s Professional Hockey Team
1994 to 2003 – Physician Assistant, Emergency Medicine, Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center
1992 to 1994 – Physician Assistant, Emergency Medicine, Good Samaritan Medical Center
1991 to present – General Clinical Radiology Instructor/Course Coordinator Saint Francis University Physician Assistant Program
1991 to present – Emergency Medicine Instructor/Course Coordinator Saint Francis University Physician Assistant Program
1991 to 1992 – Physician Assistant, Family Practice, Berkley Medical Center
1989 to 1991 – Emergency Department Staff Nurse, Indiana Hospital, 1989-1991
1987 to 1989 – Emergency Department Staff Nurse, Conemaugh Hospital Trauma Center
1986 to 1987 – Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic, Allegheny Ambulance Association
Pi Alpha National Honor Society inductee – National Honor Society for Physician Assistants, 2007
Wallace Laboratory Award Recognizing Outstanding Didactic and Clinical performance for the Saint Francis College PA Program, 1991
Valedictorian Conemaugh Hospital School of Nursing, 1987
Beverly Enterprise Award Nursing, 1986
Professional Certifications
2002 – Advanced Cardiac Life Support
1997 – Neonatal Resuscitation Course
1994 – Advanced Trauma Life Support Course
1992 – Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider
1990 – Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor
1990 – Paramedic Preceptor
1989 – Certified Emergency Nurse
1987 – Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support Provider
1987 – Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider
1987 – Paramedic
1986 – Emergency Medical Technician
Matthew Elchin, PA-C
Physician Assistant
About Matthew Elchin
Matthew W. Elchin, a Cambria County Native, is one of our newest additions to the Laurel Highland’s team. He was inspired early in life by his brother and neighbor to pursue medicine. He attended Saint Francis University in Loretto, PA to gain his Bachelor of Science in Health Science in 2001. He also earned his Master of Physician Assistant Sciences there in 2002.
After graduating, Matthew started his career as a gastrointestinal physician assistant at Gastrointestinal Consultants in Johnstown, PA. He’s currently an Interventional Radiology Physician Assistant at Laurel Highlands Interventional Specialists in Johnstown, PA.
Active Memberships Include:
  • Member of the American Academy of Physicians Assistants
  • Member of the Gastrointestinal Physician Assistants
  • Member of the Society of Interventional Radiology
Matthew’s experience ranges from interventional radiology treatment and evaluation and gastrointestinal evaluation to the interventional treatment of varicose and spider veins.
Matthew can be found back at St. Francis giving lectures and inspiring others. He’s recently been married, and enjoys spending the majority of his free time with his new wife, improving their new home in Johnstown.
Louis Kitsko, PA-C
Physician Assistant
About Louis Kistkso
Lou was a graduate of Forest Hills High School and then received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Washington and Jefferson College where he majored in Chemistry.

Following this, he received his Masters degree in Physician Assistant studies from Chatham University. Prior to joining the Interventional radiology team, he worked in the department of cardiothoracic surgery for 12 years. He has also held positions in internal medicine, critical care, and emergency room medicine. When not working, Lou loves spending time with his wife and 7 year old son. He loves golfing, reading, traveling, and landscaping.