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The faculty and staff of the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Department of Radiology are committed to educating future leaders of our field, conducting innovative research and providing exceptional patient care and service to physicians through our affiliated care sites and hospitals.

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Our experienced faculty provide specialized training, research and patient care related to a number of specialties. Explore our Divisions to learn more about our areas of expertise.

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Samir F Abboud

Samir F Abboud

Dr. Samir Abboud, MD MS is a loving and attentive father to two young girls, Suzanne and Samar. Dr. Abboud also happens to be a fellowship-trained musculoskeletal radiologist as well as the founding member and Section Chief of the Division of Emergency Radiology in the Department of Radiology at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Among his areas of expertise are medical imaging in the diagnosis of the acutely ill or injured patient, including operational paradigms to optimize imaging benefit across the emergency patient population. Dr. Abboud has a strong interest in the expanding role of AI in radiology.

Tarek A Hijaz

Tarek A Hijaz

Dr. Tarek A. Hijaz, MD is a fellowship-trained neuroradiologist and senior member of the Division of Neuroradiology in the Department of Radiology at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Among his areas of clinical expertise are advanced imaging techniques, including functional MRI. He is the Program Director for the department’s Diagnostic Neuroradiology Fellowship and the Medical Director of Radiology at Shirley Ryan Ability Lab. Dr. Hijaz also has a strong interest in climate change and issues of sustainability, and he serves as the head of the department’s newly-created Sustainability Task Force.

Senta Berggruen

Senta Berggruen

Dr. Senta M Berggruen, MD FSAR is an abdominal imager and Professor of Radiology and Medical Education. She serves as Vice Chair of Education and Diversity, charged with overseeing the educational missions of the Department of Radiology including residencies, fellowships and medical students. She established the Northwestern Women in Radiology and Diversity Equity and Inclusion Council. Her mentorship focuses on advancing diversity within radiology with various pathway development events, including community outreach to high school and college students.

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