Ann Podrasky, MD

Ultrasonography

Section Chief, Ultrasound

Ann 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.

The 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.

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