At Radiology Associates of Hartford, we understand that a dedicated, compassionate, and highly experienced staff makes the difference in your imaging care and that is why we have built a team that we consider to be the best of the best. Our board-certified radiologists are experts and valued consultants to your referring physician. They’re experienced, skilled and caring. They use cutting edge imaging technologies and procedures. The result is accurate images and decisive interpretations.

To learn more about our team of qualified physicians, please read their personal profiles below.

We have obligations to the radiology profession, to good medical practice, and most importantly to our patients. Therefore, we maintain memberships in all of the following societies:

Physician Assistants

Our PAs have taken a national certification examination developed by the National Commission on Certification of PAs in conjunction with the National Board of Medical Examiners. Their education is ongoing after graduation through continuing medical education requirements and continual interaction with physicians and other health care providers. Our PAs receive continued education as members of the following societies:

  • Society of Interventional Radiology
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Connecticut Academy of Physician Assistants

Kara Pacelia, MS, PA-C

Kara Pacelia, MS, PA-C

Special areas of interest:
Interventional Radiology

Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT, Physician Assistant Studies, Masters HS (Honors) – 2000
(Academic Award of Excellence)

Boston University, Boston, MA, BS (Exercise Physiology), 1995


Radiology Associates of Hartford has four full-service convenient imaging center locations across Connecticut. We serve patients around Avon, Bloomfield, Enfield and Glastonbury. Our radiologists are board-certified and we have been in practice for more than 44 years.

Call (860) 969-6400 today to learn more.