Matthew T. Heller, M.D.

Departments

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

English

Matthew Heller, M.D., is a radiologist specializing in conditions affecting the abdomen and pelvis. His practice uses CT, MRI, ultrasound, fluoroscopy radiography, and ultrasound-guided biopsy for diagnosis and evaluation of treatment. His clinical focus include the radiology of:

  • Gastrointestinal organs
  • Genitourinary organs
  • Peritoneum & retroperitoneum
  • Cancer diagnosis, staging & treatment
  • Organ transplantation
  • Abdominal pain & emergency conditions

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Heller is active in research and education, providing mentorship to medical students, residents, and fellows. He authors and reviews content for leading radiology journals and textbooks.

  • Gastrointestinal Radiology
  • Genitourinary Radiology
  • Oncology Imaging
  • Transplant Imaging
  • Emergency Radiology
  • Education
  1. 2007
    Fellowship - Division of Abdominal RadiologyGraduate Medical Education, University of Pittsburgh
  2. 2006
    Residency - Department of RadiologyGraduate Medical Education, University of Pittsburgh
  3. 2002
    Internship - Department of MedicineGraduate Medical Education, University of Pittsburgh
  4. 2001
    Doctorate of MedicineUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  5. 1997
    BPh - History and Philosophy of ScienceUniversity of Pittsburgh
  6. 1997
    BS - BiochemistryUniversity of Pittsburgh

Certifications

  1. 2006
    Diagnostic RadiologyAmerican Board of Radiology

Awards and honors

  1. 2020
    FellowAmerican College of Radiology
  2. 2018
    Distinguished Reviewer AwardJournal of Abdominal Radiology
  3. 2018
    Dr. Richard L. Baron Faculty Leadership AwardDepartment of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  4. 2017
    Distinguished Reviewer AwardJournal of Abdominal Radiology
  5. 2017
    International Education Faculty Selection - Austria and SpainAmerican College of Radiology, American Institute for Radiologic Pathology
  6. 2017
    Medical Education Research Certificate - Faculty SelectionUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical Center Graduate Medical Education, American Association of Medical Colleges
  7. 2016
    International Education Faculty SelectionXLV Brazilian Congress of Radiology, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  8. 2016
    International Education Faculty Selection14th Myanmar Radiology Conference, American Institute for Radiologic Pathology
  9. 2016
    International Education Faculty SelectionHainan Cancer Hospital Conference, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  10. 2016
    Bronze Level Editor - APDR-ACR Award of ExcellenceAmerican College of Radiology
  11. 2016
    Marshall Webster Physician Leadership Program - Faculty SelectionPhysician Service and Joseph Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  12. 2016
    Excellence in Teaching Faculty Award - Abdominal RadiologyDepartment of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  13. 2015
    Ronald J. Hoy Excellence in Teaching Faculty AwardDepartment of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  14. 2015
    Michael P. Federle Mentorship Faculty AwardDepartment of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  15. 2015
    Excellence in Teaching Faculty AwardDepartment of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  16. 2015
    Faculty Development Workshop SelectionAmerican College of Radiology
  17. 2015
    Certificate of Merit Award (Educational Exhibit)101st Annual Scientific Assembly and National Meeting
  18. 2015
    Distinguished Reviewer AwardJournal of Abdominal Radiology
  19. 2014
    Editor's Recognition Award for Reviewing with DistinctionRadiology
  20. 2014
    Certificate of AchievementAcademy of Radiology Leadership and Management
  21. 2014
    FellowSociety of Abdominal Radiology
  22. 2012
    Excellence in Teaching Faculty Award (Emergency Radiology)Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  23. 2012
    Academic Faculty Development SelectionAssociation of University Radiologists
  24. 2011
    Magna Cum Laude Award (Educational Exhibit)22nd Annual National Meeting, American Society of Emergency Radiology
  25. 2011
    Certificate of Merit Award (Educational Exhibit)97th Annual Scientific National Meeting, Radiologic Society of North America
  26. 2010
    Clinical Educator Development Selection and Travel GrantAmerican Roentgen Ray Society
  27. 2010
    Cum Laude Award (Educational Exhibit)96th Annual Scientific Assembly and National Meeting, Radiologic Society of North America
  28. 2009
    Certificate of Merit Award (Educational Exhibit)95th Annual Scientific National Meeting, Radiologic Society of North America
  29. 2008
    Teaching Division of the Year AwardDepartment of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  30. 2007
    Fellow of the Year Teaching AwardDepartment of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  31. 2004
    Best Case AwardAmerican Institute for Radiologic Pathology
  32. 2004
    Best Paper AwardAmerican Society of Spine Radiology Annual Symposium
  33. 2000
    Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  34. 1995
    Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
  35. 1995
    Research FellowshipNational Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health
  36. 1995
    Howard Hughes Research FellowshipHoward Hughes Foundation
  37. 1993
    Ambassadors' Merit ScholarshipUniversity of Pittsburgh
  38. 1993
    University Merit Scholar AwardUniversity of Pittsburgh
  39. 1993
    Dean's List AwardUniversity of Pittsburgh

Professional memberships

  1. 2020 - present
    Associate ChairRadiology Education, Department of Radiology
  2. 2019
    MemberRadiology Clinical Practice Committee, Department of Radiology
  3. 2019 - present
    ChairEducation Committee, Department of Radiology
  4. 2019 - present
    MemberEnterprise Radiology Contrast and Medication Committee, Department of Radiology
  5. 2019 - present
    MemberRadiology Physician Leadership Committee, Department of Radiology
  6. 2019 - present
    MemberDual Energy CT Committee, Department of Radiology
  7. 2019 - present
    MemberEnterprise Radiology Artificial Intelligence Committee, Department of Radiology
  8. 2019 - present
    Co-ChairEnterprise Radiology Education, Department of Radiology
  9. 2019 - present
    MemberArizona Radiological Society
  10. 2018 - 2019
    MemberStandardized Letter of Recommendation Task Force, Association of University Radiologists
  11. 2018 - present
    Education DirectorDivision of Abdominal Radiology, Department of Radiology
  12. 2017 - 2018
    MemberLiver Imaging Reporting and Data Systems-Outreach/Education Working Group, American College of Radiology
  13. 2017 - 2018
    MemberGastrointestinal Disease Management / Surgical Clinical Subcommittee, American College of Radiology
  14. 2017 - 2018
    MemberCenter for Medicare and Medicaid MACRA Episode-Based Cost Measures Clinical Subcommittee, American College of Radiology
  15. 2017 - 2018
    MemberNational Radiology Informatics Course Committee, Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine
  16. 2017 - 2018
    MemberRLI/APDR Working Group on Leader Essentials Program, Association of Program Directors in Radiology, American College of Radiology
  17. 2017 - present
    MemberCommittee on Multi-system Disease/Special Interest, Education Exhibits Selection Committee, Educational Exhibit Awards Committee
  18. 2017 - present
    MemberEducational Exhibits Selection Committee, Radiological Society of North America
  19. 2017 - present
    MemberCommittee on Multi-system Disease/Special Interest, Educational Exhibits Selection Committee, Radiological Society of North America
  20. 2016 - 2020
    Invited FacultyAmerican Institute of Radiologic Pathology
  21. 2016 - 2019
    MemberOnline Longitudinal Assessment Committee, American Board of Radiology
  22. 2016 - 2018
    MemberCurriculum Committee, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  23. 2016 - 2018
    ChampionImaging Curriculum, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  24. 2016 - 2018
    Faculty AdvisorMedical Scientist Training Program, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  25. 2016 - 2018
    MemberEducation Committee, Association of Program Directors in Radiology
  26. 2016 - 2017
    Faculty AdvisorPhysician Scientist Training Program, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  27. 2016 - 2017
    ReviewerGenitourinary Self-Assessment Modules, Maintenance of Certification Department, American Board of Radiology
  28. 2016 - 2017
    ChairRadiology Assessment and Review II (RADAR), Genitourinary Section, American College of Radiology
  29. 2016 - 2017
    MemberCouncilor and College Affairs Committee, Pennsylvania Radiologic Society Chapter, American College of Radiology
  30. 2016
    PresidentPittsburgh Roentgen Society
  31. 2015 - 2018
    MemberCompensation Committee, Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  32. 2015 - 2018
    CouncilorPennsylvania Radiologic Society, American College of Radiology
  33. 2015 - 2018
    ChairGenitourinary Radiology Section, Approach to Diagnosis Review Course, American Roentgen Ray Society
  34. 2015 - 2016
    ChairE-Learning Subcommittee, Abdominal Imaging, American College of Radiology
  35. 2015
    Vice PresidentPittsburgh Roentgen Society
  36. 2014 - 2018
    MemberAdmissions Committee, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  37. 2014 - 2018
    Associate DirectorInterventional Radiology Residency Program, Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  38. 2014 - 2018
    MemberClinical Competency Committee, Transitional Year Program, Department of Medicine
  39. 2014 - 2018
    Clinical CoordinatorFaculty Clinical Schedule & Multidisciplinary Conferences, Division of Abdominal Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  40. 2014 - 2018
    MemberTransitional Year Clinical Competency Committee, Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  41. 2014 - 2017
    MemberPublications Committee, Alliance of Clinician Educators in Radiology, Association of University Radiologists
  42. 2014 - 2016
    MemberSHERPA Subcommittee, American Roentgen Ray Society
  43. 2014 - 2016
    CoordinatorScientific Program Committee, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  44. 2014 - 2016
    MemberSHERPA Subcommittee, American Roentgen Ray Society
  45. 2014 - 2015
    MemberMaintenance of Certification Committee, American Society of Emergency Radiology
  46. 2014 - 2015
    Vice ChairE-Learning Subcommittee, Abdominal Imaging, American College of Radiology
  47. 2014 - 2015
    MemberNominations Committee, Pennsylvania Radiologic Society Chapter, American College of Radiology
  48. 2014
    SecretaryPittsburgh Roentgen Society
  49. 2014 - present
    FellowSociety of Abdominal Radiology
  50. 2013 - 2019
    MemberExpert Panel on Urological Imaging I, Appropriateness Criteria Committee, American College of Radiology
  51. 2013 - 2019
    MemberExpert Panel on Urological Imaging II, Appropriateness Criteria Committee, American College of Radiology
  52. 2013 - 2018
    DirectorRadiology Residency Program, Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  53. 2013 - 2018
    ChairClinical Competency Committee, Residency Program, Department of Radiology
  54. 2013 - 2017
    MemberScientific Program Committee, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  55. 2013 - 2017
    MemberScientific Program Committee, Society of Abdominal Radiology
  56. 2013 - 2016
    MemberRadiology Research Alliance, Association of University Radiologists
  57. 2013 - 2015
    Case Author and EditorSHERPA On-Call Program, American Roentgen Ray Society
  58. 2013 - 2014
    MemberLong-term Planning Committee, Alliance of Clinician Educators in Radiology, Association of University Radiologists
  59. 2013 - 2014
    Resident MentorClinician Educator Program, Alliance of Clinician Educators in Radiology, Association of University Radiologists
  60. 2013 - 2014
    MemberResearch Committee, American Society of Emergency Radiology
  61. 2013 - 2014
    Alternate CouncilorPennsylvania Radiologic Society, American College of Radiology
  62. 2013
    Resident LiaisonResidency Program, Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  63. 2013
    Faculty EvaluatorAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Society Research Award, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  64. 2013
    TreasurerPittsburgh Roentgen Society
  65. 2013
    Faculty MentorSiemens/AUR Radiology Resident Academic Development Program, Association of University Radiologists
  66. 2013
    MemberScientific Program Subcommittee, American Society of Emergency Radiology
  67. 2013
    MemberSocial Networking Task Force, Association of University Radiologists
  68. 2012 - 2018
    Consultant RadiologistTrauma Surgery Multidisciplinary Conference, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  69. 2012 - 2018
    MemberInternational Society for the History of Radiology
  70. 2012 - 2017
    MemberCommission on Education: E-Learning Subcommittee, American College of Radiology
  71. 2012 - 2015
    Consultant RadiologistInternal Medicine Teaching Rounds, Montefiore University Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  72. 2012 - 2015
    Chapter AdvocatePennsylvania Radiological Society
  73. 2012 - 2013
    ChairRadiologic Physics Task Force, Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  74. 2012 - 2013
    NavigatorMaintenance of Certification, American Roentgen Ray Society
  75. 2012
    Faculty MentorResidency Leadership Program, Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  76. 2012
    Faculty EvaluatorAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Society Research Award, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  77. 2011 - 2018
    ChairCurriculum Committee, Residency Program, Department of Radiology
  78. 2011 - 2018
    Faculty InterviewerUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  79. 2011 - 2018
    MemberCase-Based Learning & Web Lecture Subcommittee, American Roentgen Ray Society
  80. 2011 - 2015
    ChairSubcommittee on Spleen and Lymph Nodes, Incidental Findings Committee, American College of Radiology
  81. 2011 - 2014
    MemberEducational Exhibit Review Committee, American Society of Emergency Radiology
  82. 2011 - 2012
    CoordinatorTeaching Conferences, Emergency Radiology, Department of Radiology
  83. 2011 - present
    MemberSociety of Abdominal Radiology
  84. 2011 - present
    MemberAssociation of University Radiologists
  85. 2011 - present
    MemberAlliance of Clinician Educators in Radiology, Association of University Radiologists
  86. 2010 - 2018
    MemberAnnual Meeting Education Evaluation Subcommittee, American Roentgen Ray Society
  87. 2010 - 2011
    PreceptorUniversity of Pittsburgh Health Scholars Academy
  88. 2008 - 2018
    MemberResidency Education and Selection Committee, Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  89. 2008 - 2018
    MemberPennsylvania Radiological Society
  90. 2008 - 2013
    Faculty AdvisorResidency Program, Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  91. 2008 - 2013
    MentorResidency Program, Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  92. 2008 - 2013
    ChairObjective Competency Committee, Residency Program, Department of Radiology
  93. 2008 - 2010
    Clinical CoordinatorFaculty & Fellow Weekend Schedule, Division of Abdominal Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  94. 2008 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Radiology
  95. 2007 - 2018
    Consultant RadiologistPancreatic Cancer Multidisciplinary Tumor Board, Presbyterian University Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  96. 2007 - 2018
    Consultant RadiologistHepatobiliary Cancer Multidisciplinary Tumor Board, Presbyterian University Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  97. 2007 - 2018
    Consultant RadiologistUrology Resident Clinical Case Conference, Presbyterian University Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  98. 2007 - 2018
    Consultant RadiologistInflammatory Bowel Multidisciplinary Conference, Presbyterian University Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  99. 2007 - 2018
    MemberPittsburgh Roentgen Society
  100. 2007 - 2016
    MemberAmerican Society of Emergency Radiology
  101. 2007 - 2012
    Consultant RadiologistLiver Transplant Conference, Presbyterian University Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  102. 2007
    Consultant RadiologistMultidisciplinary General Tumor Board, Passavant Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  103. 2002 - present
    MemberAmerican Roentgen Ray Society
  104. 2002 - present
    MemberRadiological Society of North America

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