Terry Desser


Professor of Radiology (Abdominal Imaging) at the Stanford University Medical Center

Imaging Clinic (Radiology)

Imaging Clinic at Blake Wilbur Outpatient Clinic in Palo Alto

Imaging Clinic at Stanford Hospital

Imaging Clinic at Stanford Medicine Imaging Center in Palo Alto

Professional Education

  • AB magna cum laude, Princeton University (1979)
  • Medical Education: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (1984) NJ
  • MD, Columbia University, Medicine (1984)
  • Internship: St Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center (1985) NY
  • Residency: Yale - New Haven Hospital (1989) CT
  • Board Certification: Diagnostic Radiology, American Board of Radiology (1989)

Administrative Appointments

  • Residency Program Director, Stanford Radiology (2004 - Present)
  • Member, GME committee, Stanford Hospital (2002 - Present)
  • Chair, Department of Radiology Education Committee, Stanford (2002 - Present)

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