Andrei Iagaru

Andrei Iagaru

Radiologist

Bio:   Dr. Iagaru is an Associate Professor of Radiology - Nuclear Medicine and the Chief of the Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging at Stanford Health Care. He completed medical school at Carol Davila University of Medicine, Bucharest, Romania, and an internship at Drexel University College of Medicine, Graduate Hospital, in the Department of Medicine in Philadelphia. He began his residency at the University of Southern California (USC) Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, in the Division of Nuclear Medicine, where he was the chief resident. Dr. Iagaru finished his residency and completed a PET/CT fellowship at Stanford University's School of Medicine in the Division of Nuclear Medicine. His research interests include PET/MRI and PET/CT for early cancer detection; clinical translation of novel PET radiopharmaceuticals; peptide-based diagnostic imaging and therapy; and radioimmunotherapy.

Since joining the faculty at Stanford in 2007, Dr. Iagaru has received several awards including the Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM) 2009 Image of the Year Award; American College of Nuclear Medicine (ACNM) Mid-Winter Conference 2010 Best Essay Award; 2009, 2014 and 2015Western Regional SNM Scientist Award; 2011 SNM Nuclear Oncology Council Young Investigator Award; and a Stanford Cancer Center 2009 Developmental Cancer Research Award in Translational Science. Dr. Iagaru presented more than 100 abstracts at national and international meetings and published more than 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals, as well as 7 book chapters.

Imaging Clinic (Radiology)

Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 2nd Floor, H0222
  • Stanford , CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-6855
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Sarcoma Program

Professional Education

  • Residency: Stanford University Medical Center (2006) CA
  • Fellowship: Stanford University Medical Center (2007) CA
  • Board Certification: Nuclear Medicine, American Board of Nuclear Medicine (2006)
  • Residency: USC - Keck School of Medicine (2005) CA
  • Internship: Graduate Hospital (2004) PA
  • Medical Education: Carol Davila University of Medicine (2000) Romania

Honors & Awards

  • Alavi-Mandell Award, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (2008)
  • Alavi-Mandell Award, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (2009)
  • Alavi-Mandell Award, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (2010)
  • Best Essay Award, American College of Nuclear Medicine (2010)
  • Best Essay Award, American College of Nuclear Medicine (2011)
  • Best Essay Award, American College of Nuclear Physicians (2008)
  • Clinician Educator of the Year Award, Stanford Radiology Residency Program (2008)
  • Developmental Cancer Research Award, Stanford Cancer Center (2009)
  • Fellow Award, American College of Nuclear Medicine (2013)
  • Image of the Year, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (2009)
  • Norman D. Poe Memorial Scholarship Award, Western Regional Society of Nuclear Medicine (2009)
  • Norman D. Poe Memorial Scholarship Award, Western Regional Society of Nuclear Medicine (2014)
  • Nuclear Oncology Council Young Investigator Award - Second Place, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (2011)
  • Radiopharmaceutical Sciences Council Travel Grant, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (2011)
  • Travel Grant, American College of Nuclear Physicians (2007)
  • Young Professionals Tournament - First Place, SNMMI & Chinese Society of Nuclear Medicine Joint Meeting (2011)

Administrative Appointments

  • Member, Clinical Radiation Safety Committee (2009 - Present)
  • Member, Department of Radiology Education Committee (2009 - Present)
  • Member, Scientific Review Committee, Stanford Cancer Institute (2012 - Present)
  • Program Director, Nuclear Medicine Residency Program (2011 - Present)