UW Health Radiologist's Personal, Professional Success Story Featured

UW Health radiologist Perry PickhardtMadison, Wisconsin - Dr. Perry Pickhardt pioneered a virtual colonoscopy procedure, a less-invasive procedure to help diagnose colon cancer.


But the ambitious radiologist couldn't have imagined that his creation would help save the life of someone very close to him: His father, Chuck.


The story behind Pickhardt's medical breakthrough is now being shared across the country thanks to the Big Ten Network.


The Pickhardt family recently was featured on "Forward Motion," a 30-minute news magazine highlighting the inspiration behind some of UW-Madison's most innovative research and teaching.


Watch Dr. Pickhardt's segment below:


Date Published: 11/27/2012

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