Joseph Ippolito, MD, PhD


Primary Academic Title

Instructor in Radiology, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine

Clinical Expertise

Radiology, abdominal imaging, magnetic resonance imaging

Research Interest

Cancer metabolism, specifically in cancers of a neuroendocrine origin as well as adenocarcinomas with neuroendocrine features with an emphasis on castrate-resistant prostate cancer. Investigating novel methods to image the metabolism of these cancers with new techniques in positron emission tomography and magnetic resonance imaging. Using this information to re-purpose currently existing drugs used for other diseases that target the metabolism of these cancers.


  • 2007: PhD, molecular biophysics, Washington University, St. Louis
  • 2007: MD, Washington University


  • 2008 - 2012: Resident, diagnostic radiology, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, St. Louis
  • 2012 - 2013: Fellow, body magnetic resonance imaging, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology

Board Certification

  • 2012: American Board of Radiology, diagnostic radiology

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Contact Information

  • Washington University Medical Campus

    4921 Parkview Place
    Saint Louis, MO 63110

  • West St. Louis County

    Medical Office Building 2, 10 Barnes West Drive
    Creve Coeur, MO 63141

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