Richard Wahl, MD

Richard Wahl, MD


Primary Academic Title

Elizabeth E. Mallinckrodt Professor of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine

Clinical Expertise

Diagnostic radiology, nuclear medicine

Research Interest

Dr. Wahl has had a long standing interest in quantitative imaging of cancer and its response to therapy. His focus has been on PET and SPECT methods. He authored the PERCIST criteria and is interested in applying such methods of high precision imaging to assessing sequential quantitative cancer studies before and after treatment. He is also active in developing and testing new radiopharmaceutical therapies of cancer.


  • 1978: MD, Washington University, St. Louis


  • 1978 - 1979: Intern, internal medicine, University of California, San Diego
  • 1979 - 1982: Resident, diagnostic radiology, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University, St. Louis

Board Certification

  • 1982: American Board of Radiology
  • 1985: American Board of Nuclear Medicine

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Contact Information

  • Washington University Medical Campus

    4921 Parkview Place
    Saint Louis, MO 63110

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