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Radiology Specialist Dr. Gail Weingast Makes Her Profession Better

February 15, 2022

Perhaps her choice to become a doctor wasn’t a childhood dream, but Dr. Gail Weingast has certainly come a long way since 1969, whenshe earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish from Jackson College at Tufts University, in Medford, Massachusetts.Soon after, though, she decide to make medicine her career, and she received her medical degree from the Boston University School of Medicine in 1976 and earned the right to be called Dr. Gail Weingast MD.As is the case for all doctors, of course, medical school was just the beginning.

Dr. Gail Weingastbegan her medical journey by completing several internships and residencies in pediatrics and radiology at Colorado General Hospital in Denver, before she completed her post-graduate studies as a radiologist at St. Anthony’s Hospital, also in Denver. She then practiced in several hospitals in Colorado and New York before finally becoming a highly regarded radiology specialist at Norwich, Connecticut-based William W. Backus Hospital. She’s been there for more than a couple decades and she is their Chief of Ultrasound and Breast Imaging. She has been instrumental in turning her department into one of the elite facilities in New England and beyond.