The mission of the Department of Radiology is to provide teaching, research, and patient care service involving medical imaging and radiologic intervention at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Texas. The department occupies approximately 65,000 square feet of space in five separate buildings (including four off-island imaging facilities).

Twenty-three full time faculty members who are appointed in the School of Medicine presently accomplish the academic portion of the mission.

The departmental staff is made up of physicians, scientists, administrative, technical, nursing, secretarial, and clerical employees totaling approximately 160 employees.

UTMB Radiology News and Events

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UTMB offers 'Sunday Screenings'
Free screening mammograms for uninsured Galveston County residents.


UTMB's Department of Radiology is accredited by the American College of Radiology in: Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Computed Tomography (CT), Nuclear Medicine, and Ultrasound. It is also recognized as a Center of Excellence for Breast Imaging.