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Dr. Dana Smetherman is a diagnostic radiologist who specializes in breast imaging. She is Chair of the Department of Radiology and Associate Medical Director for the Medical Specialties at Ochsner Medical Center - New Orleans. She is the Secretary/Treasurer of the American College of Radiology (ACR) and is a member of the Board of Chancellors of the ACR. She has served as Chair of the Breast Commission of the ACR, President of the Radiological Society of Louisiana, ACR Councilor from Louisiana, board member for the National Accrediting Program of Breast Centers, chair of the Technical Exhibits Committee of the Radiological Society of North America, advisor and alternate advisor to the Current Procedural Terminology Panel of the American Medical Association, chair of the Breast Economics Committee of the ACR, and board member and schools and scholarships chair for the Harvard Club of Louisiana. Dr. Smetherman has given numerous presentations and has multiple publications in the areas of breast imaging and health care economics.

Medical Education

Tulane University School of Medicine - GME
Field of Study: MD


Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Field of Study: Internship

Ochsner Clinic Foundation - GME Office
Field of Study: Internal Medicine


Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Field of Study: Residency - Radiology

Yale University School of Medicine
Field of Study: Neurology

  • American Board of Radiology