Jared Christensen, MD

Jared D. Christensen, M.D. is Division Chief of Cardiothoracic Imaging and Director of the Lung Cancer Screening Program at Duke University Medical Center.  After graduation from the University of Virginia, he received his medical doctorate from the University of Vermont College of Medicine with subsequent training in general surgery at the University of Virginia, diagnostic radiology residency at the University of Rochester, and a cardiothoracic imaging fellowship at Duke University Medical Center.

Dr. Christensen’s clinical and research interests include lung cancer imaging, cardiac MRI, and image-guided thoracic interventions.  He is a nationally-recognized educator and currently serves as Chair of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Cardiac Educational Exhibits and is a member of the American College of Radiology (ACR) Lung-RADS Committee. He has additional committee appointments with the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS), Society of Thoracic Radiology (STR), and the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN).

Dr. Christensen is supported in his academic pursuits by his wife, Elizabeth, and their eight children. They enjoy traveling, playing, and working together as a family.

 Associate Professor of Radiology Division Chief, Cardiothoracic Imaging Duke University 

Associate Professor of Radiology
Division Chief, Cardiothoracic Imaging
Duke University 

2017 Presentations & Workshops 

Airways Disease
Wednesday | 9:30-10:00
Track 3 | Readout With The Professor

CT-Guided Lung Biopsy Breath-Hold vs. Free Breathing: Complications & Outcomes
Wednesday | 13:30-13:40
Track 1 | Cutting Edge Mini-Symposia

Pneumothorax Reduction Techniques In Percutaneous Lung Biopsy
Wednesday | 13:50-14:00
Track 1 | Cutting Edge Mini-Symposia

How Much Does Radiation Dose Matter When Performing CT-Guided IR Procedures?
Wednesday | 14:40-14:50
Track 1 | Cutting Edge Mini-Symposia

Debate: Should Management Of A Lung Cancer Screening Program Reside Exclusively Within The Radiology Department?
Wednesday | 16:50-17:10
Track 1 | Cutting Edge Mini-Symposia


2016 Presentations & Workshops

Session: Thoracic | Wednesday June 22nd, 2016

  • Lung Nodule Management Guidelines: What to Use and When?
  • CT-Guided Intervention in a Lung Screening Population
  • Controversy: Implementing a Lung Cancer Screening Program: Is it worthwhile?