Uwe-Joseph Schoepf, MD

Professor of Radiology, Medicine & Pediatrics | Medical University of South Carolina

Director (Division of Cardiovascular Imaging) | Medical University of South Carolina

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

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 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 has been serving on the editorial boards of several scientific journals including Radiology, the Journal of the American Heart Association, the American Journal of Roentgenology, Academic Radiology, and European Radiology and is Associate Editor of the Journal of Thoracic Imaging. He has given >400 invited lectures internationally, has authored >300 articles in peer reviewed scientific journals, >20 book chapters, and five books.

Dr. Schoepf is a member of numerous scientific societies and has been serving as chairman of several committees of the American College of Radiology, the Radiological Society of North America, American Heart Association, North American Society of Cardiovascular Imaging, 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 Heart Association, of the Society of Computed Body Tomography and MR, of the North American Society of Cardiovascular Imaging, 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 AuntMinnie.com. 

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****