Our Specialists

 Alejandro Bugnone M.D.

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Alejandro Bugnone M.D., Diplomate, American Board of Radiology, is the Chief Radiologist of Foot Ankle & Knee MRI. With 20 years of experience in the MRI field, he has worked with a variety of Physicians and other Health Care Providers in the fields of Orthopedic Surgery, Podiatry, Rehabilitation, and Pain Management.


Fellowship: Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami, Miami, Florida 

Residency: Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, Florida

Dr. Bugnone brings extensive experience in Magnetic Resonance Imaging, especially musculoskeletal radiology and body MRI imaging. Dr. Bugnone specializes in keeping cutting-edge MRI imaging protocols, which improve detection and characterization of disease. He has published several articles and received numerous awards from the Radiological Society of North America and the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS), including the Gold Medal Educational Exhibit Award from the ARRS. Dr. Bugnone is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Radiology at Florida International University College of Medicine.

Using his experience, combined with a focus on the latest MRI technology, he has collaborated with a unique specialty imaging center that is specifically designed for superior imaging of the extremity.

“The imaging technology we use at Foot Ankle and Knee MRI is superior to what is available through traditional imaging, producing high image quality images and a non-tunnel MRI experience.  The small-bore, or aperture, effectively "focuses" the machine on the leg.  Other technological advancements include a totally cloud-based, secure web interface that includes online scheduling and "rapid results" (instantaneous access to patient reports and images) providing our referring offices streamlined access for scheduling appointments and obtaining reports and viewing images."

Dr.  Bugnone M.D. experience within the medical, education, and sports communities include

  • Director of MRI at Doctor's Hospital at Renaissance in Edinburg, Texas

  • Founder of Total Medical Imaging

  • Dr. Bugnone is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Radiology at Florida International University College of Medicine.


Melissa Kwan M.D

                                                              Melissa Kwan M.D, Diplomate, American Board of Radiology, ACR


                                                              Fellowship: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

                                                              Residency: Ochsner Clinical Foundation, New Orleans, LA

                                                              Medical Degree: Doctor of Medicine

                                                             Dr. Melissa Kwan completed her Diagnostic Radiology residency at the Ochsner Clinic                                                                          Foundation in New Orleans followed by a Musculoskeletal Imaging fellowship at the                                                                               University of Virginia, consistently considered one of the top programs in the country.

                                                             Dr.Kwan received her medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston                                                                 and dual Bachelor of Science undergraduate degrees in Neurobiology and Psychology from                                                                     the University of Texas at Austin. An accomplished competitive figure skater and soccer                                                                                           player, Dr. Kwan is personally experienced with sports injuries and passionate about                                                                                                 diagnosing them. Melissa Kwan is an excellent radiologist with a variety of awards including                                                                                     the St. David's Medical Center Healthcare Volunteers Scholarship, University of Texas at Austin                                                                             University Honors, and James Edmond's scholarship, University of Texas at Austin. Melissa                                                                                     Kwan has done extensive research in her specialty some of her researches include Case                                                                                             report: Recurrent Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Tenosynovitis, which was accepted for                                                                                           publication in the Ochsner Journal.


Our Foot Ankle Knee & Extremity MRI Team also Includes:

  • Matthew Davis, Director of Marketing, provides a personal and professional service for our referring partners.

  • Dalinet Cordero will guide you through your office visit.

  • Our excellent technical staff, Ivonne Touzan and Mary Loprieno produce the exquisite images that are utilized to establish the precise diagnosis

  • Michael S. Davis M.S., Owner & Administrator.

  • Stephen Schulman M.D. American College of Radiology,  Co-Founder & Radiologist Emeritus

  • Brian J. Murphy M.D, Diplomate, American Board of Radiology, ACR,  Orthopedic Radiologist & Co-Founder

  • Emily Rechkemer, Human Resources Director