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Joseph Schoepf, M.D.

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  • Professor
  • Director of Cardiovascular Imaging
Degree M.D.
School M.D. awarded by Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich, Germany 1996
  • University of Munich, Germany
Board Certification
  • American Board of Radiology
  • Radiology
Clinical Interests
  • Computed Tomography research
Accepts New Patients No


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Dr. Schoepf is a Professor of Radiology and Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Schoepf, a native of Austria, graduated from the medical school of Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich, Germany, in 1996. After his residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Klinikum Grosshadern in Munich he assumed a position at Harvard Medical School in Boston, a position which he held from 2001-2004.

At MUSC Dr. Schoepf is the Director of Cardiovascular Imaging and CT Research and Development. His main scientific interest is cardiovascular imaging, especially the use of advanced CT and MRI techniques for diagnosing heart disease.

Dr. Schoepf serves on the editorial boards of several scientific journals including “Radiology” and “European Radiology” and is Associate Editor of the “Journal of Thoracic Imaging”. He has given > 300 invited lectures internationally, has authored > 130 articles in peer reviewed scientific journals, 20 book chapters, and two books.

Dr. Schoepf is a member of numerous scientific societies and serves as chairman of several committees of the American College of Radiology, American Heart Association, North American Society of Cardiovascular Imaging, Society of Computed Body Tomography and MR, and the Society of Thoracic Radiology. He is an honorary member of the Société Canadienne-Française de Radiologie and a Fellow of the American Heart Association and of the Society of Computed Body Tomography and MR.

Dr. Schoepf has been named among the top 10 cardiovascular imagers worldwide by Medical Imaging Magazine two years in a row. He has been listed among the Best Doctors in America® since 2007 and was ranked as Most Influential in Radiology by RT Image Magazine.

Dr. Schoepf receives research support from and is a consultant for various manufacturers of contrast media used at medical imaging, including Bayer-Schering, Bracco, and General Electric, as well as several manufacturers of medical imaging equipment, including Medrad and Siemens.

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