DepartmentsRadiologySpecialty GroupsBreast Imaging and InterventionLocationPhoenix, ArizonaLanguagesEnglishExisting patientsSend a secure message via patient portal Biographical summaryRichard E. Sharpe, M.D., M.B.A., is a board certified radiologist specializing in breast imaging. His clinical focus includes diagnosis of breast cancer, as well as benign diseases of the breast. Dr. Sharpe promotes each patient's understanding of disease and empowers patients to become partners in managing their health. In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Sharpe is active in research and education, providing mentorship to residents and fellows. He authors publications forwarding knowledge in breast cancer detection, healthcare quality, process improvement, strategic planning and leadership. InterestsBreast imaging and InterventionBreast Cancer ResearchQuality ImprovementSystems Design Mayo Clinic locations Phoenix, Arizona Driving Directions More info Billing & insurance Accessibility services Education2014Fellow - Breast ImagingBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center2013Resident - Diagnostic RadiologyDepartment of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital2012Chief ResidentDepartment of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital2009InternshipDepartment of Internal Medicine, Georgetown University Hospital2008MBAGeorgetown University McDonough School of Business2008MDGeorgetown University School of Medicine2002BS - Chemistry; Minor: BiologyGeorgetown University College of Arts and SciencesShow more education Activities and honorsCertifications2013Diagnostic RadiologyAmerican Board of RadiologyAwards and honors2022Cum Laude AwardRadiological Society of North America20222022 Exceptional ReviewerJournal of American College of Radiology2022Cum Laude AwardRadiological Society of North America2021Editor's Choice PublicationAmerican Journal of Radiology2020Second Place, Innovator AwardHealthcare Innovation2018Value Award, Q3 2018Colorado Permanente Medical Group2016Teacher of the Year AwardColorado Permanente Medical Group2015CARE Award: Reduction in Time to Diagnosis of Breast CancerKaiser Permanente, Colorado2015Volunteer Service AwardAmerican Board of Radiology2013Teaching Award for Excellence in Medical Student Teaching by a ResidentDepartment of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital2012Roger Bauman AwardSociety for Imaging Informatics in Medicine2012Teaching Award for Excellence in Medical Student Teaching by a ResidentDepartment of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital2011Introduction to Academic Radiology ScholarshipRadiological Society of North America2011Teaching Award for Excellence in Medical Student Teaching by a ResidentDepartment of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital2010Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award in Recognition of Outstanding Radiologic ResearchRadiological Society of North America2010Number 5 Presentation at the 2010 Annual Meeting of The Radiological Society of North America AuntMinnie.Org2010Teaching Award for Excellence in Medical Student Teaching by a ResidentDepartment of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital2008Scholae Studiorum SuperiorumGeorgetown University McDonough School of Business2008New Investigator AwardSociety for Imaging Informatics in Medicine2007Mid-Atlantic Region Teacher Trainer of the YearKaplan Test Prep, Inc.2004Mid-Atlantic Region Teacher Trainer of the YearKaplan Test Prep, Inc.2002Magna Cum LaudeGeorgetown University College of Arts and Sciences2002Landeggar Community Service Award and ScholarshipGeorgetown University2002Adams Chemistry Research Grant and Achievement AwardGeorgetown University2001Georgetown Summer Research Opportunity GrantGeorgetown UniversityShow more awards and honorsProfessional memberships2023 - presentChairEnterprise Breast Imaging Subspecialty Collaboration Team, Department of Radiology2023MemberPlanning Committee, Quality and Safety + Informatics Meeting, American College of Radiology2022 - presentMemberCommittee on Screening & Emerging Teach - Breast Imaging, American College of Radiology2022 - 2023MemberMammography Cost Measure Workgroup, American College of Radiology2022 - presentMemberMR Imaging Operations Committee, Department of Radiology2022 - presentMemberDiversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee, Department of Radiology2022 - presentMemberEnterprise Breast Imaging Subspecialty Collaboration Team, Department of Radiology2022 - presentChairBreast Imaging Operations Committee, Department of Radiology2021 - presentMemberRadioGraphics' Quality Initiatives Review Panel, Radiological Society of North America2021 - presentAbstract ReviewerQuality Initiatives Topic, Annual Meeting, Radiological Society of North America2021 - presentMemberQuality Oversight Committee, Department of Radiology2021 - presentMemberEnterprise Radiology Quality Oversight Committee, Department of Radiology2020 - 2024MemberPeer Learning Committee, American College of Radiology2020 - 2024Expert Panel MemberCommittee on Appropriateness Criteria - Breast Imaging, American College of Radiology2020 - 2021Committee MemberCOVID-19 Task Force, Radiological Society of North America2020 - presentMemberSociety of Breast Imaging2017 - 2018Immediate Past PresidentColorado Radiological Society2017 - 2018Fellowship ChairColorado Radiological Society2016 - 2019MemberCouncil Community, American College of Radiology2016 - 2017PresidentColorado Radiological Society2016 - presentMemberAmerican Roentgen Ray Society2015 - 2020MemberRegional Education Committee, Colorado Permanente Medical Group, Kaiser Permanente2015 - 2020LeadStrategy, Peer Review and Education, Colorado Permanente Medical Group, Kaiser Permanente2015 - 2020Co-ChairRadiology Value Action Team, Colorado Permanente Medical Group, Kaiser Permanente2015 - 2018MemberCouncil Community, American College of Radiology2015 - 2018Councilor 1st TermColorado Radiological Society2015 - 2017MemberACR Bulletin Editorial Board, American College of Radiology2015 - 2016Vice PresidentColorado Radiological Society2015 - 2020ChairPeer Learning/Peer Review Committee, Colorado Permanente Medical Group, Kaiser Permanente2015 - presentMemberAmerican College of Radiology2014 - 2017MemberIntersociety Executive Committee, American College of Radiology2014 - 2020MemberExecutive Board, Colorado Radiological Society2014 - 2020MemberColorado Radiological Society2014 - 2015Secretary/TreasurerColorado Radiological Society2013 - 2015ChairResidents and Fellows Committee, Radiological Society of North America2012 - 2013Vice ChairResidents and Fellows Committee, Radiological Society of North America2012 - 2015ChairElectronic Educational Resources Subcommittee, Radiological Society of North America2011 - 2012MemberInitial Certification Advisory Committee, American Board of Radiology2011 - 2015Committee MemberResidents and Fellows Committee, Radiological Society of North America2011 - 2013MemberGraduate Medical Education Committee, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital2011 - 2013MemberEducation Committee, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital2011 - 2012MemberClinical Informatics Committee, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital2011 - 2012MemberClinical Operations Committee, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital2010 - 2011MemberMedicalis Knowledge Based Computer Imaging Order Entry Committee, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital2010 - 2012MemberNew Website Development Subcommittee, IT Advisory Committee, American Board of Radiology2008 - presentMemberRadiological Society of North America2002 - 2020MemberBeta Gamma Sigma Honor Society2002 - presentMemberNational Honor Society for Religious Studies and Theology, Theta Alpha Kappa2002 - presentMemberAlpha Sigma Nu, The Honor Society of Jesuit Colleges and Universities2002 - presentMemberSigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society2002 - presentMemberSociety for Imaging Informatics in Medicine2001 - 2002President/Chief ExecutiveGeorgetown Emergency Response Medical Service2000 - 2001Vice PresidentGeorgetown Emergency Response Medical Service1999 - 2002MemberEmergency Medical Technician, Georgetown Emergency Response Medical ServiceShow more professional membershipsPublicationsSee my publications Biographical summaryInterestsMayo Clinic locationsEducationActivities and honors Request an appointment PST-20486459 Doctors & Medical Staff Sharpe, Richard E. 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