Dr. Amy K. Patel is a Board-Certified Breast Radiologist and Medical Director of the Women’s Imaging Center at Liberty Hospital and Assistant Professor of Radiology at UMKC. She completed her residency at the University of Kansas-Wichita and was the first female chief resident, and her Breast Imaging Fellowship at Mallinckrodt. Dr. Patel’s professional interests include recruitment of women in radiology and serves on the ACR Commission for Women & Diversity. She is on the steering committee for RADxx, an initiative to recruit women into imaging informatics. She serves as Co-Chair of the AAWR Communications Committee. Her interests include mentorship, social media, leadership, and political advocacy. She is the former recipient of the Radiology Leadership Institute Summit Scholarship, ACR Rutherford Lavanty Fellow in Government Relations, and serves on the RADPAC Board, and is the first female and youngest radiologist recipient of the ACR Howard Fleishon MD Advocate of the Year Award.
TOPICS & EXPERTISE:
3D mammography- ultrasound-, and MRI-guided core needle biopsy
Mammography- ultrasounds, and MRI-guided wire localization
M.D. – University of Missouri – Kansas City
Internship – Internal Medicine – University of Missouri – Kansas City
Residency – Diagnostic Radiology – University of Kansas
Fellowship – Breast Radiology – Malinckrodt Institute of Radiology