Welcome to UTMB Radiology Department

Welcome Message from Angie Bush, Director of Radiology Services and Eric Walser MD, Chairman of Radiology

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.





No-Shave November

November 18, 2021, 15:07 PM by Mary Urbani

Support cancer patient awareness by embracing our hair growth, which many cancer patients lose, and letting it all grow out.

Angelic Bush - Director

Nation's First Public Medical School and Hospital Launches New Upskilling Initiative to Meet Growing Demand for Medical Imaging

June 11, 2021, 09:19 AM by College of Health Care Professions

The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) today announced a new partnership with the College of Health Care Professions (CHCP), the largest provider of allied health training in Texas, to provide a new "learn and earn" track to radiology careers for currently employed certified medical assistants. The new employer-centric six-month program, which will be offered at no cost to learners, leads to a Limited Medical X-Ray Technologist Certificate along with broader roles at UTMB.

Leonard E. Swischuk, MD

Tribute to Dr. Swischuk

October 27, 2020, 12:53 PM by Mary Urbani

Congratulations to Dr. Leonard Swischuk on 50 Years of Legendary Pediatric Radiology Service, Retirement and Professor Emeritus.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month - Thank you Thursdays

October 9, 2020, 11:27 AM by Mary Urbani

The Department of Radiology wants to make it more convenient for our fellow UTMB employees to take care of their health. Throughout October, we’re offering screening mammograms to employees at the following locations.


July 9, 2020, 09:38 AM by Mary Urbani

Congratulations to Dr. Arsalan Saleem, Dr. Irfan Masood, Dr Amin Moshkar, Dr. Peeyush Barghava, and Dr. Huda Al-Jadiry

Dr. Arsalan Saleem receives the Thayer Award for Excellence in Teaching

July 9, 2020, 09:30 AM by Mary Urbani

Our Radiology Resident, Dr. Arsalan Saleem is one of four UTMB residents that have been selected by Osler Student Scholars in the John P. McGovern Academy of Oslerian Medicine to receive the Thayer Award for Excellence in Teaching. The awards recognize residents who exemplify sound scientific knowledge, compassion toward patients and dedication to learning and teaching.


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.