Our Team

Our board certified radiologists are dedicated to providing you top quality patient care and service.

Bharath Kumar, M.D. – Founder & Medical Director

drkumarDr. Kumar is Founder and Medical Director of San Gabriel Valley Diagnostic Center (SGVDC). Dr. Kumar is dual-Board Certified — by both the American Board of Radiology and by the American Board of Nuclear Medicine. Dr. Kumar completed his residency in Radiology and Fellowship in Nuclear Medicine at the prestigious Washington University of Medicine (Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology) in St. Louis, Missouri. While at Washington University, Dr. Kumar was a Fellow at the National Institute of Health and National Cancer Institute (NIH & NCI).

Prior to establishing SGVDC in 1985, Dr. Kumar served as a member of the Radiology Faculty at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology for 7 years. During his tenure there, he contributed and published numerous (35+) articles regarding Radiology research, including many book chapters.

Dr. Kumar was also integrally involved in the original research on PET (Positron Emission Tomography) – a modality invented and developed at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology. Dr. Kumar has also been affiliated with the UCLA School of Medicine, where he was a Clinical Assistant Professor. Dr. Kumar is also on staff at local area hospitals, close to SGVDC. Dr. Kumar is an active member of the Radiological Society of North AmericaAmerican Roentgen Ray SocietySociety of Nuclear Medicine and The American College of Nuclear Physicians.

What differentiates SGVDC from other outpatient imaging facilities is the academic excellence and expertise Dr. Kumar brings from his career in academics, as well as his time with the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology. Unlike other outpatient facilities, all of SGVDC’s diagnostic radiology, exam interpretations, exam protocols, technologist training, and equipment and technology acquisitions are based on the high standards associated with academic medical institutions — under which Dr. Kumar trained. SGVDC is an ACR-accredited Imaging Facility. He is involved in all aspects of the operations of both facilities.

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Danica Holt, M.D. – Chief Radiologist

drholtDr. Holt is a graduate of the prestigious Washington University School of Medicine located in St. Louis, MO and is board Certified by the American Board of Radiology. After completing her residency at the University of New Mexico, she completed a fellowship in MRI, CT, Ultrasound at the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Holt has been instrumental in supervising the vigorous credentialing process required to become an ACR-accredited imaging facility. As Chief Radiologist at SGVDC, Dr. Holt’s  responsibilities include supervising all imaging procedures, exam protocols, and dictation of radiology reports. She is an active member of the Radiological Society of North AmericaAmerican Roentgen Ray Society and the American College of Radiology.

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