Rick W. Hartker, MD


Prior to joining NationalRad in 2007, Dr. Hartker served as an attending neuroradiologist in the department of radiology – division of neuroradiology at the University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois and neuroradiologist for Neuroskeletal Imaging in Orlando, Florida and Munster Radiology Group in Munster, Indiana. Dr. Hartker is a senior member of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) and a member of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). He has presented his work at ASNR and American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) annual meetings and published his work in the American Journal of Neuroradiology (AJNR) and the Journal of Neuroimaging.

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Bachelor's Degree

+ Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI

Medical Degree 

+ Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI


Diagnostic Radiology Residency

+ St. Francis Hospital, Evanston, IL


Neuroradiology Fellowship

+ University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Areas of Interest

+ Head, Neck and Spine Imaging


+ American Board of Radiology

+ Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Neuroradiology

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