Dr James Black trained in Medicine in WA and completed residency in Sydney at Royal North Shore Hospital in the early 90’s. He returned to WA for Radiology training and subsequently undertook a Fellowship in Abdominal Imaging and Intervention at Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital in London in 1997. In 1998, he undertook a further Fellowship in Advanced Body and Oncological Imaging at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre in New York. James returned to Australia in 1999 and worked as a consultant Radiologist in both public (Royal Perth Hospital) and private practice in Perth where he was involved in multi-disciplinary meetings for colorectal, breast and lung malignancy and oversaw a large referral base from Urology, Colorectal and Gastroenterology groups who were based in the Hospital and environs. James has a subspecialty interest in oncological/body imaging with CT including tumour staging and extensive experience in body MRI with an interest in prostate and rectal cancer staging and gynaecological malignancy. James also has significant experience in body and spinal intervention and ultrasound guided pain management.
Dr James Black and Dr John O’Rourke are the Principal Radiologists at Medscan Barangaroo. Associate subspecialist radiologists and cardiologists also provide reporting services.
Dr James Black
Dr John O’Rourke
Dr O’Rourke completed his Radiology training at St Vincents’ and Westmead Hospitals in Sydney and completed a one year Fellowship in Body Imaging and MRI at St Michael’s Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada. He has worked at St Vincent’s General and Private Hospitals and was the Clinical Director and Head of Cardiac Imaging at the Westmead practice of a large corporate radiology group. Since then, Dr O’Rourke has established a highly regarded practice in Western Sydney – Medscan Merrylands and Heartscan Australia. In conjunction with Westmead Hospital and local cardiologists, Heartscan Australia has established itself as the premier provider of high level cardiac CT and MRI imaging. He also has established Heartscan Institute, a dedicated facility to teach local and international specialists in advanced coronary artery CT imaging.