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Richard Semelka MD

Abdominal Imaging , Body Imaging

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Former professor, vice chairman of radiology, and director of MR services at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Dr. Richard Semelka is a leading expert in body MRI. He has written over 16 text-books, 370 peer-reviewed papers, and has over 21,000 research citations in abdominal imaging. Over the last 3 decades, he’s been credited with numerous breakthroughs that have improved patient safety, including his groundbreaking research on gadolinium toxicity. In an exclusive interview with DocPanel, Dr. Semelka discusses the challenges in diagnosing diseases with abdominal MR, and reveals how imaging centers can overcome them. Read the full article on the DocPanel Blog.

  • 30+ Years of Experience

    UCSF Fellowship, Body Imaging

    University of Manitoba Residency, Radiology

    University of Manitoba Medical School


    Diplomate of the American Board of radiology


    Abdominal Imaging, Body Imaging CT, MR, Ultrasound