Department of Radiology

The first academic radiology department in the world, Penn Radiology has maintained our position as a leading imaging program for well over a century, constantly striving for excellence in each of our core missions:

Attention to patient-focused, specialized care

The Department of Radiology is comprised of eight divisions:

  • Abdominal Imaging
  • Breast Imaging
  • Cardiothoracic Imaging
  • Community Radiology
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Musculoskeletal Imaging
  • Neuroradiology
  • Nuclear Medicine and Clinical Molecular Imaging 

We provide the full spectrum of clinical imaging services including diagnostic and therapeutic imaging technologies, performed by our internationally recognized faculty who have developed many of the techniques used in radiology practice. They are among the most experienced radiologists in the world, performing over a million procedures each year.

Experience-based education

Multidisciplinary curriculum, designed and implemented by more than 100 highly accomplished, basic science and clinical faculty, prepares future leaders of the fields of radiology and radiological sciences. We also provide a wide range of medical student electives and sponsor outstanding live postgraduate CME programs for radiologists at a variety of national and international destinations. Our continuing medical education symposia are attended annually by radiologists from around the country.

Leadership in innovation

Imaging research at Penn Medicine spans four schools and more than 20 departments, including Neurology, Medicine (Divisions of Cardiology, Oncology, Rheumatology, Endocrinology and Pulmonology), Pathology, Cancer Biology, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Chemistry, Psychology, and Physics, among others. Our program is widely regarded as one of the top radiology research programs in the world and we have maintained a Top NIH research funding position among American radiology departments for over 30 years.

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Message from the Chair

A message from Penn Radiology's Department Chair describing our department and the extensive history of Radiology at Penn Medicine.

Department History

Penn Radiology has long been recognized as being at the forefront of radiology innovation. Learn more about our history.

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