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Our Team.

Exceptional clarity and technical quality of imaging is the foundation
of good imaging diagnosis.

Dr Peter Gendall

Subspecialist musculoskeletal radiologist.
MB ChB University of Otago.

Peter’s initial radiology training was completed in Auckland followed by a Fellowship in MSK Radiology at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
Past work has included years of bone and soft tissue tumour diagnostics at Middlemore Hospital and, for a short time, at the British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, as well as musculoskeletal intervention and Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Peter was a leader of the team that purchased and operated New Zealand’s first 1.5 tesla MR (Manukau Radiology Institute) and has maintained an active interest in MR imaging since 1991.
Over the last ten years Sports Medicine has been an increasing focus, together with musculoskeletal ultrasound and ultrasound guided intervention for musculoskeletal problems.
Peter has, in the past, acted as an advisor for ACC and for the Health and Disability Commissioner. He has represented New Zealand on the CME committee of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists. As a keen teacher, Peter continues to lecture radiographers and sonographers. Peter’s loyalties to colleagues and patients in the Waikato have motivated him to retain a presence in the city and led to the formation of River Radiology.

“I am proud to bring you this exceptional service and look forward to working with you in the near future.”
– Peter Gendall

Dr Nirushini Sathiyakumar

Radiologist qualified MBBS, MD(Rad.) Col, FRCR, MMED in Radiology (National University of Singapore).

Nirushini has a extensive Radiology experience from working in both Sri Lanka and New Zealand.
Initial Postgraduate training at National Hospital Sri Lanka and continued her Postgraduate training at Waikato Hospital Hamilton for a year and Fellowship training in musculoskeletal radiology for a year with Peter within the TRG Group.
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists have accepted her training and currently she is in the process of obtaining her Fellowship with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists.
Nirushini is a hard worker, her time with Dr Peter Gendall has motivated her to stay in New Zealand to fulfil the need for Radiologists in New Zealand.

“I take pride in taking the best possible care of anyone who walks through my door.”
– Nirushini Sathiyakumar

Pip Jacobs

Charge Radiographer / MHSc (Hons) / PGDip.MRI

Pip has a reputation for her warmth and ability to put patients at ease during their x-ray examinations. Her experience with radiography began in 2008, and time has allowed her to gain work experience in varied clinical settings, using a variety of imaging modalities.
She completed her radiographic training in Palmerston North before continuing her studies towards magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) through an Auckland tertiary institution. Enjoying the challenge of study, Pip then completed a master’s degree that specialises in MRI in order to further her knowledge.
Pip maintains the daily running of the practice, but time management allows her to have hands-on time with patients and enables her to be actively involved in the management of River Radiology’s image archiving system called Intelerad PACS.

“Our team of radiographers provide superlative imaging excellence in a friendly environment and this is why our patients enjoy positive experiences”
-Pip Jacobs