Our Radiologists

David D. Silvestri, M.D., Medical DirectorRadiologist - David D Silvestri MD

Dr. David Silvestri completed his medical school training at the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, LA. He then received his residency training in Diagnostic Radiology from LSUMC and Charity Hospital, where he served as chief resident. He has been in continuous private practice on the Northshore since 1997 with a particular interest in vascular imaging and interventional procedures. He is board certified by the American Board of Radiology.

Dr. Silvestri was most recently Medical Director and Chief Medical Information Officer at Louisiana Heart Hospital in Lacombe. He is interested in informatics as it relates to improving patient care.

Edward L. Soll, M.D.Radiologist - Edward L Soll MD

After receiving his undergraduate degree from St. Joseph’s College, Philadelphia, PA, Dr. Soll received a medical degree from Tulane University. Upon completion of his internship at Ochsner Foundation Hospital, he went on to residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Charity Hospital and United States Public Health Service.  Dr. Soll served as a Clinical Assistant Professor at Tulane University School of Medicine and also served as a consulting radiologist at Charity Hospital. Prior to establishing his own outpatient imaging centers, Dr. Soll was a staff radiologist and served as Chief of the Medical Staff at Lakeside Hospital.  He is certified by the American Board of Radiology and his professional associations include the Louisiana State Medical Society, Jefferson Parish Medical Society, American College of Radiology, Society of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, American Institute of Ultrasound and the RSNA (Radiologic Society of North America). His principal areas of interest include MRI, CT and Nuclear Medicine as it pertained to Neuroradiology and Musculoskeletal Imaging.

In June 2000, Dr. Soll assumed the position of Chief Medical Officer for Diagnostic Imaging Services, Tenet Healthcare. In 2003, Dr. Soll retired from Diagnostic Imaging Services completing a thirty-two year career as the founder and CEO of the company. Since retirement from general radiology, Dr. Soll has served as a technical and business advisor for his family and their new company, Doctors Imaging. His current practice is limited to the evaluation of patients that have had brain injury with post-concussion difficulties. He works closely with the Psychology Departments at the University of New Mexico, the University of New Orleans and the Mind Research Network in Albuquerque and continues to perform Independent Medical Evaluations (IME) of spine and joint injuries and often testifies as an expert in State and Federal courts.

Mark Greenberg, M.D.Radiologist - Mark Greenberg MD

Dr. Greenberg graduated from Northwestern Medical School in 1976 and completed a residency in diagnostic radiology at UCLA in 1980. He completed a fellowship in body imaging and angiography at Northwestern. Dr. Greenberg taught for 2 years in the Radiology Department at the University of Chicago, where he authored a textbook on body CT. He then spent 30 years in private practice as the owner and practicing radiologist of a private outpatient imaging center. Dr. Greenberg’s expertise includes all areas of MRI (particularly musculoskeletal and abdominal imaging), high-end CT imaging, and PET-CT.

Beata C. Silvestri, M.D.Radiologist - Beata C Silvestri MD

Dr. Beata Silvestri completed her medical school training at the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, LA. She then received her residency training in Diagnostic Radiology from LSUMC and Charity Hospital. She has been in continuous private practice on the Northshore since 1998 with a particular interest in body and women’s imaging. She is board certified by the American Board of Radiology.

Dr. Silvestri and Dr. David Silvestri have been married for 25 years and have been in radiology practice together for 20 years.

James J. Silvestri, M.D.Radiologist - James J Silvestri

Dr. James Silvestri completed his medical school training at the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, LA. He then received his residency training in Diagnostic Radiology from LSUMC and Charity Hospital. He has been in continuous private practice on the Northshore since 1984. He is board certified by the American Board of Radiology.

Dr. Silvestri has expertise in interventional radiology, vascular imaging and women’s imaging, including certification in Breast MRI.

Juan Carlos Mena, M.D.Radiologist - Juan Carlos Mena

During his tenure at LSUHSC, Dr. Mena was an Associate Professor of Radiology and held the positions of Director of Musculoskeletal Imaging, and Clinical Director of Radiology. At LSU, he was awarded for his teaching abilities on three separate occasions, receiving the school of medicine’s highest teaching honor, the Dr. Alan A. Copping Teacher of the Year award; he was also recognized as the LSU Department of Radiology’s Teacher of the Year award – voted by residents for two consecutive years. In his tenure, he had several publications and participated in multispecialty conferences with sports orthopedic doctors in order to continue his studies and further his treatment and patient care. His professional associations include Society of Skeletal Radiology, Radiological Society of North America, American Roentgen Ray Society and the American College of Radiology.