Mandar Pattekar, MD, FACR, MS
Body Imaging, PET
Mandar Pattekar, MD, FACR, MS, was guided by the constant desire for innovation and the betterment of patients. Dr. Pattekar came to the United States from India after finishing medical school and received his Master of Science in Physiology & Biophysics from the University of Iowa. During his residency, he was awarded Resident of the Year, elected Chief Resident as well as recognized with the RSNA Resident Research Award. After a year of fellowship in Abdominal Imaging at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Dr. Pattekar moved to Peoria in 2003. Dr. Pattekar implemented many new developments, including cardiac MRI in 2003, post-Lasix CT urograms, virtual colonography, ultra low dose CT stone follow-up, MR enterography, and most recently, MR defecography. He has taken an active role in patient education by writing articles for Healthy Cells Magazine and through various television interviews, as well as providing technologist education. He also served as President of the state chapter of the American College of Radiology and was appointed as the Chairman of the Radiologic Technologist Accreditation Advisory Board. Currently, he is the member of the Executive Committee of Illinois Radiological Society. In his personal life, Dr. Pattekar is a board member of the Hindu temple of Central Illinois, and has been imparting religious education to children and youth for over a decade. He is also the Regional Director of Downstate Illinois chapter of Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh, a cultural organization with focus on community service. Because of his love for teaching. He tutors and mentors under-served students attending Trewyn School in Peoria. His wife Mugdha and three children share his passion for community service. Dr. Pattekar is an avid reader and enjoys traveling with his family.
Medical School: Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, India
Graduate School: Department of Physiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Residency: William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak MI
Fellowship: Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, St. Louis, MO