Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging


Message from the Chair

Christopher Hess, Chair Dept of Radiology

The UCSF Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging has been an international leader in imaging for over 100 years. A century of experience has continuously refined our mission to care, heal, teach and discover. Our radiologists are known around the world for their expertise and work closely with care teams within and outside of UCSF to deliver the best possible care for patients. Our researchers are constantly developing new techniques to noninvasively peer inside the human body to study health and disease. And we are proud to train the next generation of leaders in these skills.

We invite you to browse through our website to explore our past accomplishments, our current strengths and the future promise that the talented individuals and technologies in the UCSF Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging bring to our patients and to the field of Radiology.

Christopher Hess, MD, PhD
Alexander R. Margulis Distinguished Professor and Chair