Arun KrishnarajMD, MPH
Arun Krishnaraj MD, MPH, is an associate professor of Radiology and Medical Imaging at the University of Virginia, where he serves as vice-chair for Quality and Safety, director of the division of Body Imaging, chief of the section of Abdominal Imaging, director of Body Procedures, and fellowship director of Body Imaging. From 2011-2013 he served as junior faculty at Harvard Medical School, where he worked in the division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention at the Massachusetts General Hospital.
He is a recognized leader in organized medicine, serving on numerous committees and commissions of the American College of Radiology (ACR), the Radiology Society of North America (RSNA), the Society of Abdominal Radiology (SAR) and the Association of University Radiologists (AUR). Dr. Krishnaraj’s leadership efforts have been recognized by the American Medical Association Foundation, which awarded him their prestigious Excellence in Medicine Leadership award in 2012, one of only 4 early career physicians in the country to have received this honor. Moreover, Dr. Krishnaraj has been annually included in the “Best Doctors in America” list since 2015 and has been honored with the Dean’s Award for Clinical Excellence and the Paul Dee Teacher of the Year award at the University of Virginia.
Dr. Krishnaraj completed his residency at the University of North Carolina, where he served as a chief resident before pursuing fellowship training in abdominal imaging and imaging informatics at Massachusetts General Hospital. He completed all his formal education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, receiving an undergraduate degree in health policy with distinction, a medical degree where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, and a master's of Public Health where he was elected to the Alpha Epsilon Delta Honor Society.