Robert K. Zeman, MD

Biography

Robert K. Zeman, MD

Robert K. Zeman, MD is the chairman of the Radiology and Radiation Oncology department at the George Washington University Hospital and professor of Radiology a the George Washington University. He has a wide range of interests in thoracoabdominal imaging including cardiovascular MR, coronary CT angiography, peripherial vascular CTA and nuclear cardiology. In addition, he also is closely involved in the oncologic CT and PET/CT efforts of the radiology department.

Dr. Zeman received his doctorate in Medicine from Northwestern University School of Medicine in 1976. He completed his residency and fellowship training at the Yale New Haven Hospital in 1980 and has held faculty appointments at Yale, Georgetown University, and the University of Vermont prior to his arrival George Washington in 2000.

Dr. Zeman currently chairs the CT Accreditation Program of the American College of Radiology (ACR). He also serves as the economics committee chair of the Body Imaging Commission, member of the Quality and Safety Commission, and as at-large councilor of the ACR. He is currently vice-president of the DC Metropolitan Radiological Society of North America and is chair of the CME committee for the Society of Gastrointestinal Radiology. He currently is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Abdominal Imaging, as has previously served as an associate editor of the American Journal of Roentgenology

Dr. Zeman has co-authored 5 teextbooks including one of the first texts on helical CT scanning entitled Helical/Spiral CT: A Practical Approach. He has published more than 170 articles in peer-reviewed journals or invited reviews. His articles regarding the use of CT angiography in the assessment of aortic aneurysm and aortic dissection in the American Journal of Roentgenology were among the first reported in the mid-1990s. Dr. Zeman continues to lecture at post-graduate courses of the Radiological Society of North America, the Society of Gastrointestinal Radiology, the Society of Nuclear Medicine, and serves as visiting professor at major universities.

Dr. Zeman was awarded fellowship in the American College of Radiology in 1998. He gave a keynote address in the opening plenary session of the Radiological Society of North America in 1994, entitled Helcal/Sprial CT of the Abdomen: A New Imaging Modality.