Dr. Dana Smetherman is a Diagnostic Radiologist who specializes in breast imaging. She is the Chair of the Department of Radiology and an Associate Medical Director for the Medical Specialties at Ochsner Medical Center – New Orleans, where she did her Radiology training and served as the Section Head for Breast Imaging before assuming the role of Department Chair.
Dr. Smetherman is currently the Secretary/Treasurer for the American College of Radiology (ACR) and serves on the organization’s Board of Chancellors. She has also served as Chair on the Breast Commission for the ACR. In addition, Dr. Smetherman has served as President of the Radiological Society of Louisiana, ACR Councilor from Louisiana, Board Member for the National Accrediting Program of Breast Centers of the American College of Surgeons, Chair of the Technical Exhibits Committee of the Radiological Society of North America, Advisor to the Current Procedural Terminology Panel of the American Medical Association, Chair of the Breast Economics Committee of the ACR and as a Physician Director on the Board of Directors of Ochsner Health.
She is a Senior Lecturer for the Ochsner Clinical School at the University of Queensland. Dr. Smetherman has given numerous presentations and has multiple publications in the areas of breast imaging and health care economics.
Tulane University School of Medicine - New Orleans, LA
Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation - New Orleans, LA
Yale University - New Haven, CT Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation - New Orleans, LA