Dr. William M. Boushka, MD

My goal is to have every patient receive the best in patient care.

Specialty

  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Women’s Imaging

Education

  • Undergraduate: Auburn University
  • Medical School: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Residency: Brooke Army Medical Center
  • Chief: Resident-Brooke Army Medical Center, MRI & CT- William Beaumont Army Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Radiology

License

  • Texas State Board of Medical Examiners
  • New Mexico Board of Medical Examiners

Awards

  • Three-year U.S. Army Health Professions Scholarship.
  • Container Corp. Chemical Engineering Scholarship.
  • Olin Chemical Research Fellowship.
  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers Chapter Scholarship Award (Highest GPA in first two years of Chemical Engineering)
  • Bachelor of Chemical Engineering, Cum Laude

Research/Publications

  • Boushka, W.M., Marinez, Y.N., Prihoda, T.J., Dunford, R., and Barnwell, G.M. A computer program for calculating kappa statistics for interexaminer agreement in dental research. Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, 33:35-41, 1990.
  • Boushka, W.M., Perez, G. Time Requirements of Hard-Copy versus Soft Copy Interpretations of SICU Computed Radiographic Images. Presented at Information Management and Communication Society, Honolulu, Hawaii, October 1995.
  • Schifano, M.J., Hoshaw, N.J., Boushka, W.M., Alvero R.J. Uterine Artery Embolization in a Hemorrhaging Post-Operative Myomectomy Patient. Obstetrical And Gynecological Survey, 54:1-4, 1999.
  • Leitschuh, P.H., Bone, C.M., Boushka, W.M., MRI Diagnosis, Sonographically Directed Percutaneous Aspiration, and Arthroscopic Treatment of a Painful Shoulder Ganglion Cyst Associated with a SLAP Lesion. Authroscopy, 15:85-87, 1999.
  • Clinical Director, XIRIS (eXtended Internet Radiology Information System) Software Development. XIRIS is the only totally web-based, radiology information system. Oct 1998 – Jan 2004
  • Hard-Vs Soft Copy Radiograph Reading Times– Compared the time required for interpretation of radiographs of a surgical intensive care unit when read from films versus from a panel of computer monitors. Jan 1994 – Oct 1995
  • Medical Diagnostic Imaging System– Reviewed software applications and methods for filmless radiology (PACS) at Brooke Army Medical Center in consolation with Siemans Engineers and Army Radiologists. June 1992 – June 1994
  • Nonhuman Primates Modeled for Atherosclerosis and Hypertension– Wrote software for real-time data acquisition, data management, and statistical analysis of baboon blood pressures as part of a study to develop an animal model for the named diseases. June 1987 – June 1990
  • Diet and Genotype in Primate Atherosclerosis– Designed and implemented a system for data management of lipid profiles for baboons in this project. June 1987 – June 1990
  • Clinical Studies of Periodontal Disease in Older Adults– Functioned as the statistician and lead programmer in a calibration of nine periodontists to the national standard for periodontal disease. Dec 1988 – Jan 1989
  • Olin Chemical Research Fellowship– Selected by Auburn University Engineering faculty for a summer fellowship for chemical reactor design. June 1980 – Aug 1980

Affiliations and Memberships

  • ACR
  • RSNA
  • ARRS
  • TMA
  • EPCMS
  • SCAR
  • Central
    6065 Montana Ave. Suite A-6
    El Paso, Texas 79925
  • East
    1426 George Dieter
    El Paso, Texas 79936
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