The BLR/SKAN Doctors

Dr. Resham Mendi

Medical Director, Bright Light Radiology


Dr. Resham Mendi is a renowned expert in the field of medical imaging. She is a native of the Chicago area, and completed her undergraduate training Summa Cum Laude at Northwestern University. Dr. Mendi also attended Northwestern University for medical school. She did her residency training at the University of Illinois, and completed fellowship in MRI and advanced imaging.

Dr. Mendi has published several articles in radiology journals, and was selected as one of the two Illinois representatives as a Presidential Scholar. Dr. Mendi has expertise in MRI, women's imaging, musculoskeletal, neuro, and body imaging

Dr. Mendi follows her philosophy of providing the best possible patient care, giving personal attention to each of her patients, and professional service to referring physicians.


Dr. Hillary Bauer-Cohen

Body Imaging


Dr. Bauer-Cohen is a dedicated body imaging specialist who has been practicing in the northern suburbs of Chicago for the last 7 years. She received her medical degree from the Chicago Medical School, and completed her diagnostic radiology residency from University of Missouri. She also did a body imaging fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Dr. Bauer is excited to be an integral part of the Bright Light team. She was born and raised in the Chicagoland area and is happy to continue to serve the surrounding areas. Her practice is centered on providing the best possible patient care.


Dr. Ernest J. Laney IV



Jack was born and raised in north Florida and is a big fan of the Florida State Seminoles, where he attended both undergrad and medical school. Following the completion of medical school, Jack moved to Chicago to further his medical training by completing a diagnostic radiology residency at Rush and subspecialty fellowship training in diagnostic neuroradiology at Northwestern.

Outside of medicine Jack has many interests including riding his bike at any chance he gets, hiking as well as flying small airplanes. Jack is a big college football and basketball fan and absolutely loves barbecue!


Dr. Vicky Lin

Breast Imaging


Dr. Vicky Lin is a well respected specialist in the field of breast imaging. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Princeton University, received her medical degree from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, and completed her diagnostic radiology residency and breast imaging fellowship at the University of Chicago.

Dr. Lin is excited to be a part of the Bright Light team, with a focus on the early detection of breast cancer. Born and raised in the Chicagoland area, Dr. Lin is committed to serving the community in which she grew up. She strongly believes in educating women about breast health and strives to give all women the chance to live a vibrant and healthy life.


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