Richard Semelka, M.D.


Professor of Radiology, Abdominal Imaging

Director of Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Vice Chair of Quality and Safety, Dept. of Radiology

Phone: (919) 966-9676
Fax: (919) 843-7147


Medical School: University of Manitoba, Canada
Residency: University of Manitoba, Canada
Fellowship: Clinical MRI - University of California, SF, San Francisco, CA


Richard Semelka is a Professor, Director of MRI Services, Vice Chairman of Clinical Research, and Vice Chairman for Quality and Safety of the Department of Radiology at the University of North Carolina Hospitals, U.S.A.   He is a member of the Editorial Boards of the journals JMRI, MRI and TMRI, and is a reviewer for many journals. He has contributed to over 230 publications in refereed journals and has authored numerous review articles and textbook chapters. He has authored 8 text-books, including Abdominal-Pelvic MRI, third edition, Wiley-Liss, 2010. His main expertise lies in cross sectional abdominal imaging with an emphasis on MRI, with a particular interest of liver, pancreas, kidney and bowel diseases. He regularly conducts various teaching and categorical courses at International Radiology Conferences.

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Editorial Board of JMRI
Editorial Board of MRI
Editorial Board of Topics in MRI