Education:

  1. New York University School of Medicine, M.D. 1995
  2. Tufts University, B.S. 1989

Biography:

Dr. Medverd is an UW Assistant Professor of Radiology & a Staff Radiologist at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System. His clinical interests and responsibilities span Bone & Joint imaging and Body imaging utilizing multimodality imaging tools, including MRI, CT, Ultrasound, Fluoroscopy and conventional X-ray, as well as image-guided procedures.

Dr. Medverd's active software development and clinical research interests include the Radiology Protocol Tool Recorder (RAPTOR) - a quality, safety and productivity workflow tool developed through VA Innovations Initiative funding - and studies of knee and wrist injury and degeneration with MRI. He is also concerned with the gentle application of diagnostic imaging and is a participant in a national VA project to establish a permanent record of individual patient cumulative radiation dose resulting from diagnostic imaging exposure.

Dr. Medverd is also interested and active in health care policy and practice. He currently serves as President of the Washington State Radiological Society and is a state representative to the American College of Radiology, where he contributes on several committees. He is active locally in the education of radiology residents in topics related to health care policy and the business of radiology, serving as Course Director of the department Business of Radiology curriculum since 2009.

(updated Nov 2012)