Oakland MRI Center Staff
Cindy Chaney, cmc
Cindy is our Office Manager since 2018. She continues to maintain her certification as a medical coder handling insurance, billing and accounts receivable. She was hired at the Oakland MRI Center in June 2011. Cindy graduated from Allegany College of Maryland in 1999 as a Med. Tech. and has been working in the medical field since 1998. She has worked at doctors offices in both Cumberland and Oakland for 23 years. Cindy enjoys working with her staff and with the Radiologist. " Our top priority is to offer compassion, great patient care and excellent service to our community."
Natalie Helbig R.T.(R)(MR)(M)(ARRT)
Natalie began her radiology career in 2012 after graduating from Allegany College of Maryland with an Associates Degree in Radiologic Technology. She worked at Garrett Medical Group Urgent Care until 2016 when she had the opportunity to transfer to Garrett County Orthopedics. She began training at Oakland MRI in January 2019 and became board certified in MRI in November 2019. She has been full time at Oakland MRI since January 2020. Natalie has now completed her course requirements and has passed her Mammography Boards in December 2022. Natalie loves her job and the people with whom she works. She looks forward to many years here at Oakland MRI & Diagnostics.
Laurie Loar R.T (R)(CT)(M)(ARRT)
Laurie Loar R.T. (R)(CT)(ARRT) began her career at Western Maryland Regional Medical Center, now UPMC Western Maryland, right after graduation from Allegany College of Maryland in 2014. While employed with Western Maryland she obtained training and certification as a Computed Tomography Technologist. Since then she discovered a passion for mammography. Breast cancer has affected her family personally with her sisters’ diagnosis in 2018. The breast cancer diagnosis then lead to the discovery of the BRCA1 genetic mutation carried by her and her 2 other sisters. Laurie started at Oakland MRI and Diagnostics in October 2021 and attended mammography training through MTMI in Las Vegas. We are proud to announce that Laurie has successfully passed her Mammography Boards and is now Board Certified! Laurie strives to obtain optimal breast imaging, comfort, and compassion to her patients. She enjoys learning more about mammography and saving lives every day.
Cassidy Welling R.T.(R)(MR)(ARRT)
Cassidy obtained her Associates Degree in Radiologic Technology from Allegany College of Maryland in 2004 and began working in the field immediately at Western Maryland Health System, now UPMC Western Maryland. She gained a position at Oakland MRI Center & Diagnostics in 2006 and began training as an MRI technologist under the supervision of the radiologists, becoming MRI board certified in December 2010. She was then offered a position at Uniontown Hospital, now part of WVU Medicine, where she grew her experience working in a hospital setting from 2014-2021. After gaining much experience, she has recently made her way back to Oakland MRI Center and is excited to be a part of the team again and able to share her knowledge and experience with her patients. We are so grateful to have Cassidy back at our facility on our team giving our patients excellent patient care.
Jenna joined Oakland MRI & Diagnostics Center in November 2018. Before Jenna joined our team she worked for Appalachian Crossroads as a Supervisor and Med aide. Jenna is one of our scheduling and front office coordinator's. She enjoys working with the patients, and always putting their needs first.