Tammie Benzinger, MD, PhD

Tammie Benzinger, MD, PhD


Primary Academic Title

Professor of Radiology, Division of Diagnostic Radiology, Section of Neuroradiology, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine

Clinical Expertise


Research Interest

Using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as a noninvasive molecular marker for brain tumors, both primary and metastatic. Employing advanced imaging techniques -- including MR spectroscopy and diffusion and perfusion imaging -- and investigating novel MR techniques such as qBold (a new sequence developed at Washington University) to characterize brain tumors in order to better predict prognosis and help guide therapy.


  • 1998: PhD, pathology, University of Chicago
  • 2000: MD, University of Chicago


  • 2000 - 2001: Intern, Forest Park Hospital, St. Louis
  • 2001 - 2005: Resident, diagnostic radiology, Washington University, St. Louis
  • 2003 - : Postdoctoral fellow, diagnostic magnetic resonance imaging, Washington University
  • 2005 - 2006: Fellow, neuroradiology, Washington University

Board Certification

  • 2006: American Board of Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology
  • 2008: American Board of Radiology, Neuroradiology

Contact Information

  • Washington University Medical Campus

    4921 Parkview Place
    Saint Louis, MO 63110

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