Our Doctors

Our expert team of physicians is local and fellowship-trained, with years of experience.  

Resham Mendi, M.D.

Medical Director

 

Dr. Resham Mendi is a renowned expert in the field of medical imaging. She is a native of the Chicago area, and completed her undergraduate training Summa Cum Laude at Northwestern University. Dr. Mendi also attended Northwestern University for medical school. She did her residency training at the University of Illinois, and completed fellowship in MRI and advanced imaging.

Dr. Mendi was selected as one of the two Illinois representatives as a Presidential Scholar. Dr. Mendi has expertise in MRI, women's imaging, musculoskeletal, neuro, and body imaging.
She follows her philosophy of providing the best possible patient care, giving personal attention to each of her patients, and professional service to referring physicians.

In her free time, she loves hanging out with her 4 sons and husband, walking and running with her dog, and practicing yoga.

 

Ramit Mendi, M.D.

Medical Director

 

Dr. Mendi is a leader in the field of radiology and imaging. He has served as the Chairman and Medical Director of several Chicago area radiology departments. His main areas of expertise are MRI and breast imaging.

He completed residency training at the University of Illinois where he was selected as chief resident. Dr. Mendi then completed fellowship training in MRI. He graduated Summa Cum Laude and was chosen as a Biophysics Research fellow. He has published several articles in the field on Medical Imaging.

Dr. Mendi believes in using the latest technology to help diagnose patients, while giving personal attention and care to each patient.

 

Monica Owerczuk, D.O.

Body/Breast Imaging

 

Dr. Monica Owerczuk (pronounced oh-ver-chuck) is a highly skilled specialist in breast and body imaging. She graduated from Midwestern University Medical School and did her residency in diagnostic radiology at Franciscan St. James Health. She completed a year of subspecialty fellowship training at Beaumont Health System where she fine-tuned her expertise in women’s imaging, advanced body MRI, and image-guided body procedures.

Dr. Owerczuk is a native Chicagoan and excited to serve her home community. She especially enjoys music, hiking, and travel. She is fluent in Polish and Spanish. Dr. Owerczuk’s philosophy is to provide excellent care by treating each patient as if they were a member of her own family. She is elated to be a part of the wonderful team at BLMI.

 

Ernest J. Laney IV, M.D.

Neuroradiology

 

Jack was born and raised in north Florida and is a big fan of the Florida State Seminoles, where he attended both undergrad and medical school. Following the completion of medical school, Jack moved to Chicago to further his medical training by completing a diagnostic radiology residency at Rush and subspecialty fellowship training in diagnostic neuroradiology at Northwestern.

Outside of medicine Jack has many interests including riding his bike at any chance he gets, hiking as well as flying small airplanes. Jack is a big college football and basketball fan and absolutely loves barbecue!

 

Vicky Lin, M.D.

Breast Imaging

 

Dr. Vicky Lin is a well respected specialist in the field of breast imaging. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Princeton University, received her medical degree from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, and completed her diagnostic radiology residency and breast imaging fellowship at the University of Chicago.

Dr. Lin is excited to be a part of the Bright Light team, with a focus on the early detection of breast cancer. Born and raised in the Chicagoland area, Dr. Lin is committed to serving the community in which she grew up. She strongly believes in educating women about breast health and strives to give all women the chance to live a vibrant and healthy life.

 

Brandon German, D.C., M.S., D.A.C.B.R.

Spinal/Musculoskeletal Imaging

 

Dr. German is a chiropractic physician and radiologist who specializes in imaging of the spine and musculoskeletal system. He is originally from Ohio, where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at Bowling Green State University.

Following his undergraduate education, Dr. German graduated from National University of Health Sciences as valedictorian of his class. He also completed his diagnostic imaging residency there specializing in musculoskeletal imaging, including the performance and interpretation of musculoskeletal ultrasound.

In his spare time, Dr. German likes playing and watching almost all sports, but especially enjoys basketball and baseball. He also loves going to the park and spending time with his dog, Rocky.