Deborah (Deb) A. Baumgarten, M.D.

  1. Radiologist

Departments

Location

  1. Jacksonville, Florida

Languages

English

Deborah A. Baumgarten, M.D., M.P.H. is a diagnostic radiologist, with specialty interest in abdominal imaging. Her clinical focus includes:

  • Expertise in ultrasound and computed tomography of a variety benign and malignant genitourinary and gastrointestinal conditions (for example, initial work-up of liver, pancreatic, renal, adrenal, uterine, ovarian, prostate and testicular masses as well as staging and following known cancer; work-up of abdominal pain; renal stone disease; inflammatory bowel disease)
  • Ultrasound of focal and diffuse thyroid disease and the postoperative neck as well as various vascular conditions (for example, deep venous thrombosis)
  • Fluoroscopic studies (for example, barium swallow, upper GI, barium enema, leak checks, cystography, defecography)
  • Plain films of the chest and abdomen

In addition to her clinical activities, Dr. Baumgarten is active in service and education, providing mentorship to residents, fellows and junior faculty. She is active in a number of national radiology societies and reviews for the leading radiology journals. In her spare time, she is an avid exerciser, baker, reader and volunteer.

  1. Barium enema
  2. Barium swallow study
  3. CT enterography
  4. CT scan
  5. CT urogram
  6. Defecating proctogram
  7. Ultrasound
  8. Ultrasound elastography
  9. Voiding cystourethrogram
  10. X-ray
  • Cost effective care
  • Use of guidelines to direct care
  • Structured reporting
  1. 2001
    MPH - EpidemiologyEmory University Rollins School of Public Health
  2. 1995
    Fellowship - Abdominal ImagingEmory University School of Medicine
  3. 1994
    Chief Resident - Diagnostic Radiology ResidencyEmory University School of Medicine
  4. 1994
    Residency - Diagnostic RadiologyEmory University School of Medicine
  5. 1990
    Transitional InternshipEmory University School of Medicine
  6. 1989
    MDEmory University School of Medicine
  7. 1985
    BA - ChemistryBrown University Providence

Certifications

  1. 1994
    Diagnostic RadiologyAmerican Board of Radiology

Awards and honors

  1. 2018
    Silver Medal for ReviewingAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
  2. 2018
    Distinguished ReviewerAbdominal Radiology
  3. 2018
    Certificate of Merit (Educational Exhibit)Radiological Society of North America
  4. 2017
    Outstanding Service Award, Senior FacultyDepartment of Radiology and Imaging Services, Emory University
  5. 2017
    Certificate of Merit (Educational Exhibit)Radiological Society of North America
  6. 2016
    Finalist MedalQuality Conference, Emory Healthcare
  7. 2016
    Distinguished ReviewerAbdominal Radiology
  8. 2015
    Outstanding Senior Clinician AwardDepartment of Radiology and Imaging Services, Emory University
  9. 2015
    Distinguished Service AwardAmerican Board of Radiology
  10. 2013
    Merit AwardQuality Conference, Emory Healthcare
  11. 2013
    Teacher of the YearDepartment of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Emory University
  12. 2013
    Editor's Recognition Award for Excellence in ReviewingJournal of the American College of Radiology (ACR)
  13. 2013
    Distinguished Service AwardAmerican Board of Radiology
  14. 2012
    Outstanding Mentor AwardDepartment of Radiology, Emory University School of Medicine
  15. 2012
    RSNA Film Interpretation Session 2012 Annual Meeting, Radiological Society of North America
  16. 2011
    Outstanding Service Award, Senior FacultyDepartment of Radiology, Emory University School of Medicine
  17. 2010
    Recognition for Prolific ReviewingAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
  18. 2010
    FellowAmerican College of Radiology
  19. 2010
    Distinguished Service AwardAmerican Board of Radiology
  20. 2009
    Certificate of Appreciation and RecognitionPhysician Assistant Program, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine
  21. 2009
    Recognition for Prolific ReviewingAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
  22. 2008
    Certificate of Appreciation and RecognitionPhysician Assistant Program, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine
  23. 2006
    FellowSociety of Abdominal Radiology
  24. 2005
    Editor's Recognition Award for Excellence in ReviewingJournal of the American College of Radiology (ACR)
  25. 2004
    Recognition for Prolific ReviewingAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
  26. 2003
    Teacher of the YearDepartment of Radiology, Emory University
  27. 2001
    Editor's Recognition Award for Distinction in ReviewingRadiology
  28. 1998
    Special Recognition for Contributions to the ProgramDepartment of Radiology, Emory University
  29. 1996
    Teacher of the YearDepartment of Radiology, Emory University
  30. 1991
    Introduction to Research ProgramRadiological Society of North America
  31. 1989
    Magna cum laudeEmory University School of Medicine
  32. 1989
    Sandoz Award, Scholastic AchievementEmory University School of Medicine
  33. 1989
    Scholastic Achievement AwardAmerican Medical Women's Association
  34. 1988
    Elected as an M3Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  35. 1985
    Graduated with HonorsBrown University
  36. 1985
    ElectedSigma Xi Society

Professional memberships

  1. 2019
    MemberAngoff Committee, American Board of Radiology
  2. 2018 - 2020
    MemberSustainability Council, Emory Healthcare
  3. 2018
    MemberAngoff Committee, American Board of Radiology
  4. 2018 - present
    ChairAJR Editor in Chief, Search Committee, American Roentgen Ray Society
  5. 2017 - 2020
    ChairPublications Committee, American Roentgen Ray Society
  6. 2017 - 2019
    ChairNominating Committee, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  7. 2017 - 2018
    MemberStrategic Plan Subcommittee on Innovation, Emory University
  8. 2017
    OrganizerJunior Faculty Career Development Retreat, Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Emory University
  9. 2017 - present
    MemberExecutive Council, American Roentgen Ray Society
  10. 2016 - 2019
    MemberElectronic Learning Committee, American Roentgen Ray Society
  11. 2016 - 2018
    MemberSubcommittee on Renal Incidental Findings, American College of Radiology
  12. 2016 - 2017
    Co-ChairChief Quality Officer, Search Committee, Emory University
  13. 2016 - 2017
    MemberPublications Committee, American Roentgen Ray Society
  14. 2016
    OrganizerJunior Faculty Career Development Retreat, Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Emory University
  15. 2016 - present
    FacilitatorThyroid Cancer Patient Support Group, Emory University
  16. 2016 - present
    MemberLifelong Learning and Performance Improvement Committee, American Roentgen Ray Society
  17. 2015 - 2020
    MemberUltrasound Subcommittee, Quality Improvement and Informatics Committee, Emory University
  18. 2015 - 2020
    MemberQuality Improvement and Informatics Committee, Emory University
  19. 2015 - 2016
    Immediate Past PresidentBoard of Directors, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  20. 2015 - 2016
    ChairWebsite Oversight Committee, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  21. 2015 - 2016
    ChairWebsite Oversight Committee, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  22. 2015 - 2016
    ChairNominating Committee, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  23. 2015 - 2016
    ChairSpecial Awards Committee, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  24. 2015 - 2016
    MemberAd Hoc Training Education Committee, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  25. 2015
    OrganizerJunior Faculty Career Development Retreat, Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Emory University
  26. 2015
    MemberAnnual Meeting Planning Committee, European Society of Uroradiology
  27. 2015 - present
    Course DirectorTouchstone, American Roentgen Ray Society
  28. 2014
    OrganizerSI VER (Veracruz, Mexico), Society of Abdominal Radiology
  29. 2014 - 2020
    ChairQuantitative Analysis Team (RECIST), Emory University
  30. 2014 - 2019
    MemberClinical Competency Committee, Abdominal Fellowship, Emory University
  31. 2014 - 2019
    MemberProgram Evaluation Committee, Abdominal Fellowship, Emory University
  32. 2014 - 2018
    ChairFaculty Development Committee, Emory University
  33. 2014 - 2017
    MemberFaculty Development Advisory Committee, Emory University School of Medicine
  34. 2014 - 2017
    MemberPromotions and Appointments Committee, Emory University
  35. 2014 - 2016
    MemberQuality Performance Task Force, Emory University
  36. 2014 - 2016
    Ex-Officio MemberEducational Program Committee, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  37. 2014 - 2015
    Certified Peer MediatorTask Force on Optimizing Resident Numbers, Emory University
  38. 2014 - 2015
    PresidentBoard of Directors, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  39. 2014 - 2015
    ChairSociety Liaison Committee, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  40. 2014
    OrganizerSemi-Annual Fellow's Retreat, Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Emory University
  41. 2014
    Ex-Officio MemberAnnual Meeting Planning Committee, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  42. 2013 - 2015
    MemberChief of Interventional Radiology, Search Committee, Emory University
  43. 2013 - 2014
    President ElectBoard of Directors, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  44. 2013 - 2014
    ChairEducational Program Committee, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  45. 2013 - 2014
    MemberCME Committee, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  46. 2013 - 2014
    MemberInternational Education/Visiting Professor Committee, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  47. 2013 - 2014
    MemberSpecial Awards Committee, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  48. 2013
    Chair2013 Annual Meeting, Annual Meeting Planning Committee, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  49. 2013
    MemberAnnual Meeting Planning Committee, European Society of Uroradiology
  50. 2012 - 2017
    FacilitatorService Excellence Institute, Emory University
  51. 2012 - 2016
    MemberCorporate Support Committee, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  52. 2012 - 2016
    ChairCorporate Support Committee, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  53. 2012 - 2015
    MemberExecutive Committee, Intersociety Committee, American College of Radiology
  54. 2012 - 2013
    ChairStrategic Plan Subcommittee on Optimizing Resource Distribution, Emory University
  55. 2012 - 2013
    Secretary/TreasurerBoard of Directors, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  56. 2012 - 2013
    MemberCommunications and Publications Committee, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  57. 2012 - 2013
    ChairFinance Committee, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  58. 2012 - 2013
    ChairMembership Committee, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  59. 2012
    ChairAd Hoc Committee on Academics/Teaching Balance, Emory University
  60. 2012
    MemberTask Force on Combined NM/DR Residency Training, Emory University
  61. 2012 - present
    MemberSociety of Abdominal Radiology
  62. 2011 - 2012
    MemberChief of Body MRI, Search Committee, Emory University
  63. 2011
    RepresentativeACR Intersociety Meeting, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  64. 2011
    Director in SuccessionBoard of Directors, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  65. 2011
    MemberAnnual Meeting Planning Committee, European Society of Uroradiology
  66. 2010 - 2016
    ChairNoninterpretive Skills Subcommittee, Initial Certification Examination, American Board of Radiology
  67. 2010 - 2016
    MemberBoard of Directors, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  68. 2010 - 2013
    MemberRefresher Course Subcommittee, American Roentgen Ray Society
  69. 2010 - 2013
    ChairCase-Based Imaging Course Committee, American Roentgen Ray Society
  70. 2010 - 2011
    Chair2011 Annual Meeting, Annual Meeting Planning Committee, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  71. 2010
    ChairEmergency Radiology Section Head, Search Committee, Emory University
  72. 2009 - 2015
    MemberProfessional Quality Improvement Committee, Emory University
  73. 2009 - 2015
    MemberUltrasound Subcommittee, Professional Quality Improvement Committee, Emory University
  74. 2009 - 2014
    MemberFaculty Development Committee, Emory University
  75. 2009 - 2013
    Course DirectorCase-Based Review, American Roentgen Ray Society
  76. 2009 - 2012
    MemberAd Hoc Committee on Residency on Restructuring, Emory University
  77. 2009 - 2012
    MemberGU Scientific Subcommittee, Radiologic Society of North America
  78. 2009 - 2012
    MemberSUR/SGR Merger Committee, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  79. 2009 - 2012
    Abstract ReviewerGU Scientific Presentations/Exhibits, American Roentgen Ray Society
  80. 2009 - 2011
    MemberTask Force on Optimizing Resident Site Distribution, Emory University
  81. 2009 - 2010
    MemberComputed Tomography Subcommittee, Professional Quality Improvement Committee, Emory University
  82. 2009
    RepresentativeACR Intersociety Meeting, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  83. 2008 - 2018
    MemberClinical Competency Committee, Diagnostic Radiology, Emory University
  84. 2008 - 2009
    Co-ChairChief Quality Officer, Search Committee, Emory University
  85. 2008 - 2009
    Associate Course DirectorCase-Based Review, American Roentgen Ray Society
  86. 2008
    MemberSUR/SGR Next Step Committee, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  87. 2008
    MemberUsers MDCT Protocol Meeting, Philips Medical Systems
  88. 2007 - 2016
    ChairNoninterpretive Skills Subcommittee, Maintenance of Certification, American Board of Radiology
  89. 2007 - 2013
    ExaminerGenitourinary, Oral Boards, American Board of Radiology
  90. 2007 - 2008
    Chair2008 Annual Meeting, Annual Meeting Planning Committee, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  91. 2007
    MemberIncentive Pay Committee, Emory University
  92. 2006 - 2011
    MemberCommittee for Fellowship Affairs, Association of Program Directors in Radiology
  93. 2006 - 2010
    MemberExpert Panel on Urologic Imaging Flank Pain, Appropriateness Criteria Committee, American College of Radiology
  94. 2006 - 2009
    MemberQuality Improvement Committee, Emory University
  95. 2006 - 2009
    ChairRules and Bylaws Committee, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  96. 2006
    MemberEducation Exhibits Awards Subcommittee, American Roentgen Ray Society
  97. 2006
    Test AssemblyCritical Thinking, Written Boards, American Board of Radiology
  98. 2006
    RepresentativeABR PQI Summit, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  99. 2006
    Abstract ReviewerSociety of Uroradiology
  100. 2005 - 2013
    MemberCase-Based Imaging Course Committee, American Roentgen Ray Society
  101. 2005 - 2011
    MemberMeeting Program Committee, American Roentgen Ray Society
  102. 2005 - 2010
    Section ChairGenitourinary, Case-Based Review, American Roentgen Ray Society
  103. 2005 - 2008
    MemberPromotions and Appointments Committee, Emory University
  104. 2005 - 2007
    Item WriterCritical Thinking, Written Boards, American Board of Radiology
  105. 2005 - 2007
    Abstract ReviewerGU Educational Exhibits, Radiological Society of North America
  106. 2005 - 2006
    MemberEnvironmental Health and Safety Office Director, Search Committee, Emory University
  107. 2005
    PresenterGU Case of the Day, Annual Meeting, Radiological Society of North America
  108. 2005
    ChairGenitourinary/OB/GYN, Scientific Program Subcommittee, American Roentgen Ray Society
  109. 2005
    MemberEducation Exhibits Awards Subcommittee, American Roentgen Ray Society
  110. 2005
    Test AssemblyCritical Thinking, Written Boards, American Board of Radiology
  111. 2004 - 2009
    ChairGU Subcommittee for SAMS (ABR Self-Assessment Modules), American Roentgen Ray Society
  112. 2004 - 2007
    MemberGU Education Subcommittee, Radiological Society of North America
  113. 2004 - 2007
    MemberRules and Bylaws Committee, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  114. 2004 - 2006
    CounselorSoutheast Division, Radiological Society of North America
  115. 2004 - 2006
    MemberGenitourinary Subcommittee, American College of Radiology Imaging Network, American College of Radiology
  116. 2004 - 2006
    Co-Chair2006 Annual Meeting, Annual Meeting Planning Committee, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  117. 2004 - 2006
    Member at LargeBoard of Directors, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  118. 2004
    PresenterGU Case of the Day, Annual Meeting, Radiological Society of North America
  119. 2004
    MemberScientific Awards Program Committee, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  120. 2003 - 2004
    Member2004 Annual Meeting, Annual Meeting Planning Committee, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  121. 2003
    MemberScientific Awards Program Committee, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  122. 2002
    ChairGenitourinary/OB/GYN, Scientific Program Subcommittee, American Roentgen Ray Society
  123. 2002
    MemberEducation Exhibits Awards Subcommittee, American Roentgen Ray Society
  124. 2002
    MemberJunior Faculty Development Ad Hoc Group, American Association of Medical Colleges
  125. 2002
    MemberCT Users Advisory Panel, Philips Medical Systems
  126. 2001 - 2011
    MemberScientific Program Committee, Association of University Radiologists
  127. 2001 - 2011
    Abstract ReviewerAssociation of University Radiologists
  128. 2001 - 2011
    MemberAssociation of Program Directors in Radiology
  129. 2001 - 2004
    MemberResearch Committee, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  130. 2000 - 2017
    Co-ChairTransitional Program Education Committee, Departments of Radiology and Imaging Sciences and Medicine, Emory University
  131. 2000 - 2011
    MemberRadiology Alliance for Health Services Research
  132. 2000
    MemberIncentive Pay Committee, Emory University
  133. 2000 - present
    Site Primary InvestigatorAmerican College of Radiology Imaging Network, American College of Radiology
  134. 1999 - 2005
    MemberGenitourinary/OB/GYN, Scientific Program Subcommittee, American Roentgen Ray Society
  135. 1999 - 2005
    Abstract ReviewerAmerican Roentgen Ray Society
  136. 1998 - 2003
    ChairRadiology Department Library Committee, Emory University
  137. 1998 - 2002
    MemberCancer Committee, Emory University Hospital
  138. 1998 - 2002
    MemberRadiology Resident Research Committee, Emory University
  139. 1997 - 2003
    MemberGenitourinary Radiology, Continuous Professional Improvement Program, American College of Radiology
  140. 1996 - 2017
    MemberTransitional Program Education Committee, Departments of Radiology and Imaging Sciences and Medicine, Emory University
  141. 1996 - 2012
    MemberSociety of Uroradiology
  142. 1996 - 2011
    MemberAssociation of University Radiologists
  143. 1995 - 2014
    MemberResident Selection Committee, Emory University
  144. 1995 - 2014
    MemberRadiology Residency Education Committee, Emory University
  145. 1995
    Radiology RepresentativeEmory Site, EVT Endograft Core Lab Planning Meeting, Cleveland Clinic
  146. 1995 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Radiology
  147. 1994 - 2014
    MemberAmerican Association of Women Radiologists
  148. 1994 - 1995
    MemberStrategic Planning Group, Organization of Resident Representatives, Association of American Medical Colleges
  149. 1994 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  150. 1993 - 1995
    MemberOrganization of Resident Representatives, Association of American Medical Colleges
  151. 1993 - 1995
    MemberAdministrative Board, Organization of Resident Representatives, Association of American Medical Colleges
  152. 1989 - present
    MemberRadiological Society of North America
  153. 1989 - present
    MemberAmerican Roentgen Ray Society

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