F. Scott Pereles, M.D.

Dr. Pereles is Medical Director of MRI at Salinas Valley Radiologists Inc. He joined Salinas Valley Imaging in 2006 after serving as MRI Director at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago where he had dual appointments in the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine as both Associate Professor of Radiology and Cardiology. He earned his undergraduate degree from University of Pennsylvania, medical degree from University of Maryland, and completed diagnostic radiology residency at University of Arizona Health Sciences Center and a body imaging fellowship at North Carolina Baptist Hospital/ Wake Forrest Medical School (Bowman Gray). He has authored publications on cardiac and vascular MRI and is currently spearheading a functional MRI program at Salinas Valley Radiology that promises to help diagnose and treat people afflicted with mental illness.