UW Radiology


Our research mission is to enable excellence in abdominal imaging through innovation and multidisciplinary collaboration. Multiple areas of research among our faculty converge to improve patient care, well-being, imaging precision and workflow.

Areas of active research performed in our section include:

  • Artificial intelligence and big data to optimize image analysis
  • Development and validation of imaging biomarkers for staging and assessment of response to treatment of various cancers, including prostate, rectum, liver cancers and neuroendocrine tumors.
  • Optimization of CT and MR imaging protocols to improve patient comfort and efficiency
  • Development and validation of new noninvasive ultrasound biomarkers

Visit our faculty members' profiles to learn more about their work.

  • Antonio Westphalen, M.D., Ph.D

    Section Chief

  • Puneet Bhargava, M.D., FSAR

    Director, Gastrointestinal Radiology

  • Larry Cai, MD

    Clinical Assistant Professor

  • Manjiri Dighe, M.D., M.B.B.S.

    Medical Director of Ultrasound
    Vice Chair of Quality and Safety

  • Ted Dubinsky, M.D.


  • Orpheus Kolokythas, M.D.

    Associate Professor

  • Bahar Mansoori, M.D.

    Assistant Professor

    Director, Abdominal Imaging Fellowship

  • Guilherme Moura da Cunha, MD

    Associate Professor

    Director, OncoRad


  • Jeremiah O'Regan, M.D.

    Clinical Assistant Professor

  • Dushyant Sahani, M.D.

    Department Chair and Professor

  • Carolyn Wang, M.D.

    Associate Professor
    Vice Chair, SCCA Imaging
    Director, Body Imaging, SCCA
    Co-Director, Intravenous Contrast Policy