Clay R. Hinrichs, MD, Radiologist

Get to know Radiologist Dr. Clay R. Hinrichs, who serves patients in Hackettstown, New Jersey.

Dr. Hinrichs, a fellowship-trained MRI-radiologist, is the Managing Partner at Radiology Associates of Hackettstown LLC, The Radiology Group of New Jersey LLC, and Open 3T MRI of North Jersey LLC. He works alongside Drs. Michael K. Mantinaos, MD; Steven Thomas Lee, MD; and John A. Werring, MD.

With three convenient locations in Hackettstown, New Jersey, the local medical imaging facilities feature a unique blend of personal care and cutting-edge technology. The diagnostic machines are the newest in the area, all of the studies are performed by certified technologists, and the films are read by board-certified radiologists. 

Striving to be the best source for diagnostic imaging, Dr. Hinrichs is Chairman of the Department of Radiology & Treasurer of Medical Staff at Hackettstown Medical Center. He is also an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor at the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in New York City. 

In practice for over two decades, he is board-certified in diagnostic radiology through the American Board of Radiology, a not-for-profit physician-led organization that oversees the certification and ongoing professional development of specialists in diagnostic radiology, interventional radiology, radiation oncology, and medical physics.

Born and raised in Freeport, Illinois, Dr. Hinrichs completed a dual undergraduate degree at the University of Illinois in Electrical and Bioengineering. He then attended St. George’s University Medical School, graduating with honors in 1998.

His 1st year internship was a transitional year at St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, New Jersey. Subsequently, he completed a four-year residency in radiology at the New Jersey Medical School. Graduating in 2003, he passed the Radiology Boards that same year. He then completed a one-year MRI fellowship encompassing all facets of MRI, including neuroradiology, musculoskeletal, breast, and body MRI. He stayed on as an Assistant Professor at New Jersey Medical School to educate radiology residents and is also a member of the teaching facility at the East Orange Veterans Administration.  

Advancing in his professional efforts, Dr. Hinrichs has authored 22 publications and two book chapters. He has also been a co-investigator on 4 grants, an invited lecturer for numerous guest lectures in the field of MRI, as well as serves on the editorial board for The Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography.

Radiology is a medical specialty that uses medical imaging to diagnose and treat diseases within the human body. Radiologists are medical doctors who specialize in diagnosing and treating injuries and diseases using medical imaging procedures, such as exams and tests, X-rays, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, nuclear medicine, mammography, positron emission tomography, and ultrasound.

On a more personal note, Dr. Hunrichs is married to Dr. Suma Ghanta, a family physician in Flanders, New Jersey. They have one daughter, Seela. His personal interests include playing golf and traveling.

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