About Debra Monticciolo, MD

Debra L. Monticciolo, MD, FACR, is Division Chief of Breast Imaging and Co-Director of the Avon Comprehensive Breast Evaluation Center at Massachusetts General Hospital. A fellowship-trained breast imager, Dr. Monticciolo most recently practiced in Texas, where she was the Moreton Centennial Research Chair in Radiology, Vice-chair for Research, and Section Chief of Breast Imaging at Baylor Scott & White, Central Texas. Dr. Monticciolo has served as President of the American College of Radiology and served ACR’s Board of Chancellors as Chair of the Commission on Breast Imaging and as Chair of the Commission on Quality and Safety, which oversees all accreditation programs, practice guidelines, and technical standards nationally in the United States. She has also served 2 terms on the FDA’s National Mammography Quality Assurance Advisory Committee, which advises Congress on mammography quality issues. Dr. Monticciolo has served as President of the Society of Breast Imaging and is currently on the SBI Board of Directors, serving as Chair of Fellows. Dr. Monticciolo has served as a reviewer for 11 journals and has given more than 400 invited lectures.  Recent publications include the first national guideline for women of higher-than-average risk and the newest ACR/SBI guideline on screening women of average risk, updated in 2021. For her contributions to the field of breast imaging, Dr. Monticciolo was awarded the Gold Medal of the Society of Breast Imaging in 2019. 

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Medical Education

  • MD, Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Detroit Medical Center
  • Residency, Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center
  • Fellowship, UC San Francisco

American Board Certifications

  • Radiology, American Board of Radiology

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