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Liane Philpotts, MD, FACR

Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging; Section Chief, Breast Imaging Eastern Region, Radiology & Biomedical Imaging

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Liane Philpotts, MD, FACR

Patient Care Locations

Mailing Address

  • Radiology & Biomedical Imaging

    PO Box 208042, Tompkin's East 2

    New Haven, CT 06520-8042

    United States



Dr. Philpotts did her medical and residency training at McGill University. She has spent her professional career at Yale University, where she is a Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and Breast Imaging Section Chief, Eastern Region. Her main interests have focused on breast interventional procedures and outcomes, screening breast ultrasound, and breast tomosynthesis. Yale was one of the first sites in the country to utilize and publish studies on breast tomosynthesis. Currently, she is studying applications of AI in breast imaging.

Education & Training

  • MD
    McGill University (1988)
  • Resident
    McGill University, Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, Quebec
  • Fellow
    Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut
  • Intern
    McGill University, Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, Quebec

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Editor’s Recognition Award for Distinction in ReviewingRadiology2020
Best DoctorsConnecticut Magazine2019
Editor’s Recognition Award for Reviewing with “Special Distinction”Radiology2017
FellowAmerican College of Radiology2016
Associate EditorRadiology2008
FellowSociety of Breast Imaging2001
NSERC Summer Research AwardNSERC1984
Faculty ScholarMcGill University, Montreal, Canada1980, 1983
National Honor Society of U.S. Secondary Schools1979, 1980

Professional Service

American College of Radiology Stereotactic Biopsy Accreditation ProgramChair2018 - Present
American Roentgen Ray Society Scientific Abstract CommitteeCommittee Member2014 - Present
NCCN Breast Cancer Screening and Diagnosis Panel, NCCNCommittee Member2014 - Present
RadiologyAssociate Editor2004 - 2010
American Journal of RadiologyReviewer1998 - Present
RadiologyReviewer1998 - Present

Departments & Organizations