Sections : Cardiothoracic Radiology

Cardiothoracic Radiology

Welcome to the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine’s Cardiothoracic Radiology Section! Our section, a division of the Radiology department, consists of four attending faculty radiologists and has between two and four radiology residents on rotation at any one time. We provide clinical service, teaching, and perform research in cardiopulmonary imaging.

Services Provided

The Cardiothoracic Imaging section provides diagnostic imaging services for diseases of the heart, lungs, pleura, and chest wall utilizing chest radiography, CT, and MR imaging modalities.
Hospital Affiliation

  • Jackson Memorial Hospital
  • University of Miami Hospital
  • University of Miami Hospitals and Clinics

Areas of Expertise

We specialize in cardiothoracic imaging.


  • Plain chest radiography (computed radiography (CR) and digital radiography (DR))
  • Computed Tomography (Siemens Sensation 64, AS+ 128, and Definition 64 dual source scanners)
  • Magnetic Resonance (Siemens 1.5T Avanto, Sonata, Symphony; Siemens 3T Trio; GE 1.5T Signa HDx15)


The Cardiothoracic Radiology Section plays a large role in teaching residents. We hold weekly interesting case conferences and give five weeks of teaching conferences throughout the academic year. In addition, we have monthly combined Radiology-Cardiology Multimodality conference and teach an introductory conference in Cardiothoracic Radiology for the incoming first year residents. We act as mentors to our residents as well, assisting with their research projects required for graduation. Our faculty also participates regulary in medical student lectures, and one of our faculty, Dr. Humberto Martinez, is the Director of Medical Student Education in Radiology.