Joel G. Fletcher, M.D.

  1. Radiologist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Colon cancer
  2. Crohn's disease
  3. Pancreatic cancer
  1. CT colonography
  2. CT enterography
  • CT colonography — particularly optimization of technique, new rendering methods, radiologist education, and contrast-enhanced colonography for recurrent colorectal cancer
  • Pancreatic cancer — genesis of abnormalities at CT and MR
  • Optimization of multiphase, multidetector CT in the detection of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (and comparison to other modalities)
  • Dynamic pelvic floor imaging with MR — participating with Dr. Adil Bharucha (PI) on examining role of MR in patients with defecatory disorders
  • CT enterography in Crohn's disease
  1. 1998
    Fellow - Gastrointestinal Radiology and Abdominal ImagingMayo Clinic in Rochester
  2. 1997
    Resident - Diagnostic RadiologyUniversity of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
  3. 1993
    MDHarvard Medical School
  4. 1989
    BS - Chemistry, Magna Cum LaudeUniversity of Tennessee, Chattanooga

Certifications

  1. 1997
    Diagnostic RadiologyAmerican Board of Radiology

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    The Roentgen Fund Lecture in Honor of Dr. Joseph K.T. LeeAmerican Roentgen Ray Society
  2. 2016
    Certificate of MeritSociety of Abdominal Radiology
  3. 2016
    Certificate of MeritSociety of Abdominal Radiology
  4. 2016
    Cum LaudeRadiology Society of North America
  5. 2015
    Magna Cum Laude for Educational Exhibit: Vascular Lesions at Multi-phase CT Enterography for Obscure GI Bleeding (OGIB): Theme and VariationsRadiological Society of North America
  6. 2015
    Magna Cum Laude for Educational Exhibit: Third-Generation Dual-Source CT: Advances and Advantages in Clinical PracticeRadiological Society of North America
  7. 2014
    Author's Choice 2014The International Journal of Medical Physics Research and Practice
  8. 2010
    Cum Laude AwardRadiological Society of North America
  9. 2009
    Certificate of Merit AwardESGAR
  10. 2008
    Phillip H. Meyers Annual Research Grant for 2008Society of Gastrointestinal Radiologists
  11. 2008
    Centocor Inflammatory Bowel Disease AwardAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  12. 2008
    Cum Laude AwardRadiological Society of North America
  13. 2006
    CT Enterography as a Diagnostic Tool in Small Bowel Disorders: Review of Over 700 Cases. RSNA Education Exhibit Certificate of Merit Award.Radiological Society of North America
  14. 2006
    Certificate of Merit. Education Exhibit (Co-investigator)Radiological Society of North America
  15. 2005
    Certificate of Merit. Education Exhibit (Co-investigator)Radiological Society of North America
  16. 2005
    The Relationship Between Noise, Dose, and Pitch in Cardiac Multi-Detector Row CT (MDCT). RSNA Education Exhibit Certificate of Merit Award.Radiological Society of North America Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting Program, Chicago, IL
  17. 2004
    Evaluation of the Rectum with Computed Tomographic Colonography: Benign and Malignant Lesions and Pitfalls with Endoscopic Correlation. Cum Laude and Excellence in Design Award. (Co-investigator)Radiological Society of North America
  18. 2004
    Non-cardiac 64 Detector CT Angiography: Initial Experience. Awarded Best Poster in Clinical Research of Vascular Disease. (Co-investigator)3rd Mayo Vascular Symposium
  19. 2004
    Carman Award for Research in Radiology.Department of Radiology
  20. 2004
    Clinical Innovator AwardFlight Attendants Medical Research Institute
  21. 2002
    Digestive Disease Week (DDW) Poster of Distinction, Combined ScienceAmerican Gastroenterological Association
  22. 2001
    Roscoe E. Miller Award for Best Original Scientific Paper (Co-investigator)Society of Gastrointestinal Radiologists
  23. 2000
    Magna Cum Laude, Educational ExhibitsRadiological Society of North America
  24. 1999
    Picker/Association of University Radiologists Faculty Development ProgramAwarding Organization
  25. 1998
    Third Place, Scientific Program (Poster)Society of Gastrointestinal Radiology
  26. 1997
    Resident Teaching Award, Department of RadiologyUniversity of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa
  27. 1997
    Cum Laude Award, Scientific ProgramRadiological Society of North America
  28. 1995
    Introduction to Research ProgramRadiological Society of North America/American Roentgen Ray Society/Association of University Radiologists
  29. 1990
    1990 Volunteer Service AwardCenter for Community Career Education, Chattanooga, Tennessee
  30. 1989
    Magna Cum Laude, High Honors in ChemistryUniversity of Tennessee, Chattanooga
  31. 1989
    Sigma Xi First Place Research AwardUniversity of Tennessee, Chattanooga
  32. 1982
    Brock ScholarshipUniversity of Tennessee, Chattanooga
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Professional memberships

  1. 2017 - present
    CouncilorAmerican Gastroenterology Association
  2. 2017 - present
    Board of DirectorsSociety of Abdominal Radiology
  3. 2014 - 2017
    Board MemberSAR Ad Hoc Annual Meeting Council Advisory Board, Society of Abdominal Radiology (Merger of SGR and SUR)
  4. 2014
    CouncilorAmerican Gastroenterological Association Institute Council for Imaging & Advanced Technology
  5. 2013
    FellowSociety of Abdominal Radiology (Merger of SGR and SUR)
  6. 2013 - present
    Chair, Disease Focused Panel Oversight CommitteeSociety of Abdominal Radiology
  7. 2012 - present
    MemberSociety of Abdominal Radiology (Merger of SGR and SUR)
  8. 2011 - 2013
    Co-ChairSociety of Abdominal Radiology; Crohn's Disease Focused Panel
  9. 2011 - 2013
    Chair, Crohn's Disease Focused PanelSociety of Abdominal Radiology
  10. 2008 - present
    MemberGrant Review Panels, National Institutes of Health
  11. 2006
    Member2006 Diagnostic Radiology Written Examination Test Assembly Meeting, Tucson, Arizona, American Board of Radiology
  12. 2005 - 2007
    MemberItem Writing, American Board of Radiology
  13. 2005 - 2006
    Question Reviewer2006 Diagnostic Radiology Written Examination Test Assembly Meeting, Tucson, Arizona, American Board of Radiology
  14. 2005 - present
    ChairDivision of Surgery Research, Department of Radiology
  15. 2004 - present
    Medical DirectorCT Clinical Innovation Center, Department of Radiology
  16. 2004 - present
    MemberCT Clinical Innovation Center, Department of Radiology
  17. 2003 - present
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Division of Abdominal Imaging, Department of Radiology
  18. 2002 - 2012
    MemberSociety of Gastrointestinal Radiologists
  19. 2002 - 2005
    ChairResearch Committee, Department of Radiology
  20. 2002 - 2005
    Vice ChairResearch Committee, Department of Radiology
  21. 2001 - 2002
    MemberCT Informatics Committee, Department of Radiology
  22. 2001
    MemberAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science
  23. 2000 - present
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Radiology
  24. 2000 - present
    MemberStaff Development Committee, Department of Radiology
  25. 1999 - present
    MemberRadiological Society of North America
  26. 1999 - present
    MemberAmerican Roentgen Ray Society
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Publications

Research activities

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