Joan C. Wojak, M.D. is recognized by Continental Who's Who among Pinnacle Professionals

Aug 21, 2015, 13:45 ET from Continental Who's Who

LAFAYETTE, La., Aug. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Joan C. Wojak, M.D. is recognized by Continental Who's Who among Pinnacle Professionals in the field of Medicine. Dr. Wojak is a Radiologist at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center.

Founded by the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady in 1949, Our Lady of Lourdes is a local leader in healthcare as a 186-bed facility with over 400 active physicians in an array of medical and surgical specialties.

A fellow of the American Heart Association Stroke Council, Society of Interventional Radiology, and American college of Radiology, Dr. Wojak is an esteemed radiologist specializing in diagnostic and interventional neuroradiology and is actively involved in medical education and clinical research.

Board Certified in Diagnostic Radiology, Dr. Wojak also holds a subspecialty certification in Neuroradiology and co-authored "Interventional Radiology, Strategies, Practice and Technique" with Dr. J. J. Connors.

Throughout the course of her career, Dr. Wojak has gained recognition by Leading Physicians of the World and is the recipient of the Mike Brothers Award for Best Interventional Neuroradiology Paper at the ASNR Meeting 1998 and 2005.

Recognized by Leading Physicians of the World, Dr. Wojak is an esteemed member of the American College of Radiology, ASNR, ASSR, Radiological Society of North America, ARRS, SNIS, SIR, SNIS, AHA/ASA and the AANS/CNS Cerebrovascular Section.

Furthermore, her advice to those entering the industry is to "work hard and think outside of the box" or, from the acceptance speech Robert Downey Jr. gave at the MTV Movie Awards after being awarded the Generation Award: "Dream big. Work Hard. Keep your nose clean. Be of service. And, because you can define your generation." Outside of the hospital, Dr. Wojak enjoys stamp collecting and horseback riding. A true Renaissance woman, she is a competitive rider (hunter/jumper), breeds thoroughbred horses and is the executive director of a therapeutic riding program.

Dr. Wojak attained her Medical degree from New York University School of Medicine in addition to an AB degree in Chemistry from Princeton University.

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