Podrasky, MD, FSRU received her medical degree and residency training in diagnostic
radiology from the University of California in San Francisco. She served as a fellow
at UCSF in Ultrasound and computed tomography. She also completed a fellowship
in magnetic resonance imaging at Huntington Hospital. Dr. Podrasky has been
RASF Section Chief of Ultrasound for over 25 years, guiding the expansion of Ultrasound
in the practice.
Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound has elected Dr. Podrasky as a Fellow, a prestigious
group of 114 North American experts in Ultrasound. She is also an Associate
Professor of Radiology at FIU and an Adjunct Professor at Miami-Dade College
Medical Campus. She is medical editor for a major textbook, Diagnostic Ultrasound:
Abdomen and Pelvis. She is a journal reviewer for 3 journals, the Journal of
Ultrasound in Medicine, Ultrasound Quarterly and Abdominal Radiology and has twice
been recognized as Reviewer of the Year for the Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine.
She has been active on multiple national committees in her specialty and additionally
served as an Oral Board examiner in Ultrasound for the American Board of Radiology.
Dr. Podrasky has presented topics at national and local Radiology conferences
and has published several papers, including for the American College of Radiology
Appropriateness Criteria for Women’s Imaging. Dr. Podrasky developed the
Thyroid Ultrasound Clinic at Baptist Outpatient Center to promote excellence in
thyroid diagnosis and thyroid cancer follow-up. She also has strong interest in
gynecologic and abdominal ultrasound, including Ultrasound for liver surveillance,
diagnosis and elastography. She has implemented the only Contrast-enhanced
Ultrasound program in South Florida. Also, Dr. Podrasky leads a team of our radiologists
with expertise in fetal MRI. Dedication and high level of performance are very
important in any field, but are our guiding principles in providing care to all
our patients in the Ultrasound department.