CARL GENE COIN, M.D.
is a leader in the use of the X-ray CT Scan and a specialist in radiology, neuroradiology and nuclear medicine.
He is Clinical Director of MRI Services of the MRI Scan & Imaging Center, Ft. Lauderdale, FL and Chief of Radiology at Body Vision , a diagnostic facility which houses South Florida's first ultra-fast 16 multi-slice CT Scanner.
He is certified by the American Boad of Radiology in Diagnosis, Therapy and Neuroradiology.
He is also certified in Nuclear Medicine by the American Board of Nuclear Medicine.
Dr. Coin received his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma School of Medicine.
post graduate medical education includes family practice internship at Sacramento County Hospital
, and Radiology Residency at the University of Oklahoma
Additionally, he served a fellowship in Neuroradiology at UCLA, where he was also an associate research radiologist.
has held chairmanships at St. Anthony Hospital
in Oklahoma City and the Lovelace Clinic/Bataan Memorial Hospital
in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
filled faculty appointments with the University of Oklahoma, the University of New Mexico and the University of Miami
has many honors including the 1979 General Electric Company New Frontiers Award for advancement in Medical Technology.
holds imaging patents in computed tomography (CT scanning) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) including CT colonoscopy, a new non-invasive method for examination of the colon to detect polyps and colon cancer.
He is a member of several medical societies including the Radiological Society of North America, the American Society of Neuroradiology, the Southern Medical Association and the American Society of Nuclear Medicine.
has published many papers and articles and has given lectures and talks worldwide on CAT Scan and Neuroradiology.
Dr. Coin, who is the originator of CT arteriography, considers his most important life works are in the field of preventive medicine.
Namely two accomplishments are the development of non-invasive diagnosis of coronary artery disease (the #1 killer of men and women) and his
contributions to early non-invasive diagnosis of lung and colon tumors.