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Michael P. Federle, MD, FACR

Dr. Federle is a Professor of Radiology at Stanford University and the Associate Chair in charge of Education for the department. His prior positions include Chief of Abdominal Imaging at the University of Pittsburgh and Chief of Radiology at San Francisco General Hospital. Dr. Federle received a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Marquette University and his MD from Georgetown University. He trained in Internal Medicine and Radiology at the University of Cincinnati Hospital, after which he spent 6 years on the faculty at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), in radiology. His focus in clinical research and teaching is abdominal imaging with a particular emphasis upon CT scanning. Within this broad field he has a wide range of specific and general interests, leading to over 300 publications in peer-reviewed journals as well as hundreds of book chapters. In addition, he has been the main editor and/or author of over 20 textbooks of radiology. The most recent of these are the 2nd Edition of Diagnostic Imaging: Abdomen, Imaging Anatomy: Chest Abdomen Pelvis, and Expert DDx: Abdomen, published by Amirsys. He is the recipient of numerous teaching awards, including the 2010 Cannon Medal for Lifetime Achievement from the Society of Gastrointestinal Radiologists, and “Teacher of the Year” at Stanford, the University of Pittsburgh, and the University of California, San Francisco. A “Michael P. Federle Mentorship Award” is given in his name annually at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.