Uwe-Joseph Schoepf, MD

Professor of Radiology, Cardiovascular Medicine, and Pediatrics
Director, Division of Cardiovascular Imaging
Vice Chair, Research Development
Department of Radiology and Radiological Science
Medical University of South Carolina
Heart & Vascular Center, Ashley River Tower

Joe Schoepf is a Professor with appointments in Radiology, Cardiovascular
Medicine, and Pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC)
in Charleston, SC. At MUSC Dr. Schoepf serves as the director of the Division
of Cardiovascular Imaging and as Vice Chair for Research Development.

Dr. Schoepf, a native of Austria, graduated from the medical school of
Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich, Germany, in 1996. After his
residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Klinikum Grosshadern, Munich,
Germany, he assumed a position at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard
Medical School, in Boston, MA, which he held from 2001-2004. Dr. Schoepf
holds a current unrestricted medical license in the State of South Carolina
and is certified in Diagnostic Radiology by the American and Austrian
Specialty Boards as well as in cardiac CT by the American College of
Radiology and the Certification Board of Cardiovascular Computed
Tomography. His main clinical and scientific interest is non-invasive
cardiovascular and thoracic imaging, especially the use of advanced CT and
MRI techniques for diagnosing disorders of the heart and lung.

Dr. Schoepf is the Editor-in- Chief of the Journal of Thoracic Imaging and has
been serving on the editorial boards of several other scientific journals
including Radiology, the Journal of the American Heart Association, European
Radiology, the American Journal of Roentgenology, Academic Radiology, and
the Chinese Journal of Academic Radiology. He has given >400 invited
lectures internationally, has authored & >450 articles in peer reviewed
scientific journals, &> 20 book chapters, and five books.

Dr. Schoepf is the Immediate Past President of the North American Society
for Cardiovascular Imaging and is a member of numerous other scientific
societies. He has been serving as chairman of several committees of the
American College of Radiology, the Radiological Society of North America,
American Heart Association, Society of Computed Body Tomography and MR,
and the Society of Thoracic Radiology. He is an honorary member of the
Hungarian Radiology Society and of the Société Canadienne-Française de
Radiologie and received Honorary Professorship from Nanjing University,
China. Dr. Schoepf was elected Fellow of the American College of Radiology,
American Heart Association, North American Society of Cardiovascular
Imaging, Society of Computed Body Tomography and MR, and of the Society
for Cardiovascular CT.

Dr. Schoepf has been named among the top 10 cardiovascular imagers
worldwide by Medical Imaging Magazine two years in a row. He has been
continuously listed among the Best Doctors in America ® since 2007 and was
ranked as Most Influential in Radiology by RT Image Magazine in 2008. In
2013 he was selected as the “Most Influential Radiology Researcher” by

2017 Presentations & Workshops 

Cardiac CTA & Perfusion
Saturday | 16:00-16:15
Multi-Energy Pre-Symposium Workshop

Progress In CT: An Overview
Sunday | 10:50-11:00
Track 1 | Cutting Edge Mini-Symposia

Debate: New CT Technologies: Hype Or High Value?
Sunday | 11:20-11:40
Track 1 | Cutting Edge Mini-Symposia

Update On Cardiac CT Acquisition Guidelines
Monday | 13:40-13:50
Track 1 | Cutting Edge Mini-Symposia

Contrast & Radiation Use In Contemporary Cardiac CT
Monday | 14:00-14:10
Track 1 | Cutting Edge Mini-Symposia

Debate: Is CT-FFR Or CT Perfusion Imaging The Way Forward?
Monday | 16:50-17:10
Track 1 | Cutting Edge Mini-Symposia

Structural & Functionary Coronary CTA In Ischemic Heart Disease
Tuesday | 14:00-14:30
Track 3 | Readout With The Professor

Debate: Is It Time To Stop Worrying About Dose & Focus On Diagnostic Performance?
Tuesday | 16:50-17:10
Track 1 | Cutting Edge Mini-Symposia

2016 Presentations & Workshops

Session: DECT Vascular | Case Based Review on Most Convincing Indications

  • Cardiac CTA

Session: Radiation | Monday June 20th, 2016

  • Debate: CT Radiation Dose - The Public Doesn't Care: For the Proposition
  • Debate Rebuttal

Session: Cardiac | Monday June 20th, 2016

  • Debate: Single Beat CT for Coronary Arteries: Eh, Who Needs It? Not me!
  • Debate Rebuttal
  • Debate: CT-FFR - Fab or Fad? – FAD
  • Debate Rebuttal

Session: Thoracic | Wednesday June 22nd, 2016

  • Debate: Imaging Quantification of Pulmonary Embolism – For the Proposition
  • Rebuttal
  • Controversy: Subsegmental PE – To treat or not to treat

Session: Acquisition and Protocol | Wednesday June 22nd, 2016
****Protocol Panel****