Tyrone Hospital is pleased to welcome Kelly William Biggs, M.D., Board Certified Diagnostic Radiologist, to the hospital’s medical staff. Dr. Biggs serves as Medical Director of Tyrone Hospital’s radiology department and provides full-time radiologist services.
Dr. Biggs is distinguished by his expertise in radiology as well as his service as a pilot and Commander in the United States Navy.
Dr. Biggs expertise includes general radiology as well as neuroradiology, musculoskeletal radiology, screening and diagnostic breast imaging and interventional radiology procedures. He is also certified in virtual colonography.
Prior to joining Tyrone Hospital, Dr. Biggs was employed at Geisinger Medical Center’s Gray’s Woods facility in State College. He developed the radiology services at Gray’s Woods through implementation of breast cancer risk factor screening both at Gray’s Woods and Geisinger’s regional clinics and performed the facility’s first MRI breast biopsies and sonohysterograms. Dr. Biggs also supervised the American College of Radiology’s (ACR) accreditation of the facility’s breast MRI. Additionally, he provided numerous educational case conferences and lectures on radiology topics to physicians.
Dr. Biggs is a graduate of the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He completed an internship and residency in diagnostic radiology at Texas A&M Health Science Center in Temple, Texas. He completed additional graduate studies at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. His undergraduate studies were completed at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland where he graduated with Honors and Distinction.
Dr. Biggs leadership experience includes serving as Chief Radiology Resident at Scott & White Hospital.
His military leadership experience includes serving as Officer in Charge of the USS Inchon Detachment 2 of the Air National Guard Ellington Air Base. He was also Officer in Charge of the Fleet Aviation Specialized Operational Training Group Detachment at Whidbey Island. He was also a Navy Pilot Plane Commander/Mission Commander, Patrol Squadron FORTY, at the Naval Air Station at Whidbey Island.
Dr. Biggs is also active in academic projects. He has presented to physician audiences at the Radiological Society of North America’s Scientific Assembly. He co-authored an article that was published in The Breast Journal. He has also submitted a number of case studies to the American College of Radiology’s Case in Point, an educational program for radiologists and other physicians.
His professional memberships include the Radiological Society of North America, American College of Radiology and the Society of Breast Imaging.
Dr. Biggs personal interests include science, science fiction, history, dogs, running, football, and hockey.
Dr. Biggs and his wife Laura reside in State College. They have three children, Patrick, Thomas and Sarah.