Company: Palmetto Health Richland Memorial Hospital
Location: Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Dr. Robert L. Waldron II, Radiologist at Palmetto Health Richland Memorial Hospital, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in radiology and higher education.
A radiologist at Palmetto Health Richland Memorial Hospital since 1990, Dr. Waldron has amassed 50 years of professional experience in his area of expertise. Commencing his career as an instructor of radiology at the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University in 1968, he steadily rose through the ranks of success, serving as a clinical assistant in radiology at Harvard Medical School, assistant radiologist at Mount Auburn Hospital affiliated with Massachusetts Institute of Technology, associate professor of clinical radiology at the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University, director of radiology, vice president and director at French Hospital in San Luis Obispo, CA, and an associate clinical professor of radiology at the School of Medicine at Loma Linda University, among other roles. In addition, he has been acting as a professor of radiology at the School of Medicine at the University of South Carolina since 1985.
To prepare for his illustrious career, Dr. Waldron pursued a formal education at Princeton University, obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in 1958. He supplemented this degree with a Doctor of Medicine from Harvard University in 1962. Soon thereafter, he completed his internship at Massachusetts General Hospital for one year, residency in radiology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center for three years, and fellowship in neuroradiology at the Neurological Institute of New York at Columbia University for one year. He has since become a diplomate in radiology and neuroradiology by the American Board of Radiology.
Alongside his primary endeavors, Dr. Waldron was the founder of the Chilean North American Hospital Corporation in 1989 and briefly served as a managing partner of Richland Radiological Associates for two years. The president of MedBill from 1984 to 1995, he also was a member of the board of directors of the American Cancer Society in San Luis Obispo, CA. In addition, Dr. Waldron has contributed myriad articles to professional journals throughout his career.
In an effort to stay abreast of recent developments within his field, Dr. Waldron maintains affiliations with several industry-related organizations, including the American Medical Association, the Radiological Society of North America, the American Society of Neuroradiology, and the Columbia Medical Society. He has also held the role of president of several organizations as well, including the South Carolina Radiological Society, the Sierra-Cascade Trauma Society, and the Central Coast Medical Association. Notably, he was elected a fellow of the American College of Radiology and the Society for International Medical Science Cooperation.
The recipient of a number of grants from such institutions as the James Picker Foundation, the American Cancer Society, the National Research Council, the National Academy of Sciences and the National Cancer Institute, Dr. Waldron formerly served in the military with the U.S. Public Health Service and the Peace Corps in Panama and Chile from 1963 to 1965. He has been highlighted in multiple editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Who’s Who in the South and Southwest and Who’s Who in the World.
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