Thoracic Imaging

Division Chief

Faculty

Location: Shands at the University of Florida

Overview: Thoracic radiology encompasses cross-sectional imaging of the chest which includes diseases of the thorax, heart, lungs, pleurae, tracheobronchial tree, esophagus, mediastinum, thoracic skeleton, chest wall, and upper abdomen.

Modalities: Radiographs (plain films), high-resolution computed tomography (CT), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is used to detect, diagnose, and monitor diseases.