Chair's Welcome

The Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging at the University of Virginia is a dynamic and growing department with energetic faculty, outstanding residents and fellows, highly skilled technical and administrative staff, and state-of-the-art equipment. Our department takes pride in consistently promoting as its priorities excellence in clinical care, teaching, and research.

We invite you to review our capabilities as detailed on this website and contact us by email or telephone with any questions regarding our clinical services, educational or research opportunities.

Dr. Colin P. Derdeyn
Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging
University of Virginia Health


Diversity and Inclusion

A diverse patient population deserves a diverse team to deliver their health care, in an environment in which they can see themselves and that honors their differences.  Embracing a philosophy of “everybody in” helps us better adapt our care models to meet the needs of and create a greater sense of hope for the patients we serve.

Click here to learn more about UVA Radiology’s commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and justice at all levels of our clinical and educational programs.

You can read messages from our previous chair on respect, the importance of new beginnings, facing change in medicine, or taking charge of change when it comes.

Subspecialty Divisions

The department is organized into nine divisions: Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Breast Imaging, Pediatric Imaging, Body Imaging, Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology, Nuclear Medicine, Musculoskeletal Imaging, Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging and Medical Imaging Research. Our clinical services include all aspects of diagnostic imaging and image-guided, minimally invasive interventional and diagnostic services.

Our Department is a leader in research, consistently ranking as one of the top funded departments within the UVA School of Medicine.


Many of our faculty members are nationally and internationally acknowledged as experts in their subspecialty areas of practice, having made widely recognized contributions to clinical care, the education of trainees, and innovative imaging research. The Department currently consists of 54 full-time clinical faculty, 14 research faculty, 40 residents and 27 fellows and instructors-in-training. State-of-the-art imaging equipment is available in the main hospital, the Emily Couric Clinical Cancer Center, and in outpatient diagnostic imaging centers at the Fontaine Research Park, Northridge Transitional Care Facility, the Outpatient Orthopedic Center, and at Primary and Specialty Care Zion Crossroads.

Education Programs

Our faculty members frequently participate as invited speakers at numerous scientific meetings and conferences and as visiting professors at academic institutions, both nationally and internationally.


Our department is a leader in Research, consistently ranking as one of the top funded departments within the UVA School of Medicine.