Radiology Personnel

David Godwin, M.D.

Cardiothoracic Imaging


Dr. Godwin is a chest radiologist at UW Medical Center and a UW professor of radiology and adjunct professor of medicine. He has particular experience in interpreting radiographs and CT scans for diagnosis of interstitial lung disease, chest complications of solid organ and stem cell transplantation, and occupational lung diseases. He has authored and co-authored over 150 publications, mostly dealing with clinical research in radiology.

Dr. Godwin earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry at San Diego State College and his M.D. at Stanford University. His residency in diagnostic radiology was at University of California, San Diego, and his fellowships in chest radiology were at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden and at University of California, San Francisco. After six years as faculty at Duke University, he came to University of Washington to direct the Thoracic Radiology section.

He is board certified in diagnostic radiology and is a past president of the Society of Thoracic Radiology, of which he was a founding member. He has received an outstanding educator award from the Radiological Society of North America. He serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Thoracic Imaging.



Recent Publications

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Peer Learning Through Multi-Institutional Web-based Case Conferences: Perceived Value (and Challenges) From Abdominal, Cardiothoracic, and Musculoskeletal Radiology Case Conference Participants
Armstrong V., Tan N., Sekhar A., Richardson M., Kanne J., Sai V., Chernyak V., Godwin J., Tammisetti V., Eberhardt S., Henry T.
Academic Radiology. 2019 Jan

Imaging Of Occupational Lung Diseases
Batra K., Aziz M., Adams T., Godwin J.
Seminars in Roentgenology. 2019 Jan:44-58

Radiologic computed tomography features of Mycobacterium abscessus in cystic fibrosis
Lam D., Kapnadak S., Godwin J., Kicska G., Aitken M., Pipavath S.
Clinical Respiratory Journal. 2018 Feb:459-466

Crus Atrophy
Sukkasem W., Moftah S., Kicska G., Godwin J., Pipavath S., Stern E.
Journal of Thoracic Imaging. 2017 Jan:383-390

Imaging of Pulmonary Manifestations of Connective Tissue Diseases
Ahuja J., Arora D., Kanne J., Henry T., Godwin J.
Radiologic Clinics of North America. 2016 Nov:1015-1031

A Quantitative Approach to Distinguish Pneumonia from Atelectasis Using Computed Tomography Attenuation
Edwards R., Godwin J., Hippe D., Kicska G.
Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography. 2016 Sep:746-751

Sarcoid-like reaction – Computed tomography features in 12 patients
Lau R., Takasugi J., David Godwin J., Pipavath S.
Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography. 2015 Jan:143-148

Histiocytic disorders of the chest: Imaging findings
Ahuja J., Kanne J., Meyer C., Pipavath S., Schmidt R., Swanson J., David Godwin J.
Radiographics. 2015 Jan:357-370

Thoracic diseases associated with HIV infection in the era of antiretroviral therapy: Clinical and imaging findings
Chou S., Prabhu S., Crothers K., Stern E., Godwin J., Pipavath S.
Radiographics. 2014 Jan:895-911

Diagnosis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis with high-resolution CT in patients with little or no radiological evidence of honeycombing: Secondary analysis of a randomised, controlled trial
Raghu G., Lynch D., Godwin J., Webb R., Colby T., Leslie K., Behr J., Brown K., Egan J., Flaherty K., Martinez F., Wells A., Shao L., Zhou H., Pedersen P., Sood R., Montgomery A., O'Riordan T.
The Lancet Respiratory Medicine. 2014 Jan:277-284