Dr. Janis Yee has joined Steinberg Diagnostic Medical Imaging (SDMI) after recently completing her fellowship at UCLA. SDMI is excited to welcome her to Las Vegas and its outpatient radiology practice. Eleven locations throughout Southern Nevada perform more than 60,000 Mammograms a year in addition to Breast Biopsies, Breast Ultrasounds, Breast MRIs, and more. Adding another sub-specialized Breast Imaging Radiologist will positively affect southern Nevada patients. SDMI Director of Women’s Imaging, Dr. Aanshu Shah, looks forward to having another breast specialist to collaborate with “I trust Dr. Yee was skillfully trained and introduced to the newest technology, it is always nice to have someone come in with a fresh perspective.”
SDMI’s marketing team was able to spend some time with Dr. Yee to talk about her new role.
SDMI: Why did you choose Radiology?
YEE: Radiology is a highly dynamic, engaging, and rewarding field, and I am proud of the crucial role we play in patient diagnosis and clinical management.
SDMI: Why did you choose your sub-specialty?
YEE: I enjoy the multidisciplinary and patient-centered approach to breast imaging. Women's health and well-being have always been an interest and focus of mine. I see myself and the women who raised me in every patient, and I want them to receive the best care possible. As a radiologist specializing in breast imaging, I make it my mission to advocate for my patients, provide precise diagnoses, and work closely with clinical teams to ensure the best possible outcomes.
SDMI: What made you want to join the SDMI Family?
YEE: I appreciated the warmth and welcoming nature of the staff and physicians at SDMI and their focus on quality, compassion, and the patient experience.
SDMI: How do you see yourself impacting healthcare in Las Vegas?
YEE: I am excited to be a part of the healthcare community in Las Vegas and am dedicated to making a positive impact. I plan to utilize the knowledge and skills I gained during my training to provide accurate diagnoses, keep patients up-to-date with the latest guidelines, and stay current on cutting-edge technology. As a healthcare provider, I am to provide the highest level of care and support to all my patients.
SDMI: What is your favorite part about being a doctor?
YEE: I enjoy the team-centered approach to medicine, interacting with my patients, and making a positive difference in people's lives through my work as a radiologist