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St. Luke's Hospital Mid America Heart Institute
Dr. Randall Thompson is a cardiologist at St. Luke's Hospital Mid America Heart Institute in Kansas City, Missouri.
Dr. Thompson graduated magna cum laude with his MD from Emory University, School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. He completed an internship and residency in internal medicine, as well as a fellowship in cardiology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.
Dr. Thompson serves on the board of directors for the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, and is a member of the CT Policy Task Force of the American College of Cardiology, where he is also a fellow. He is the first author or senior author for medical publications on a broad range of imaging topics including: attenuation correction, coronary calcium scoring, radiation dosemetry, indications for coronary CTA, peripheral CTA, outcomes from PET combined with calcium scoring. He is an Ad hoc reviewer of imaging manuscript for Journal of Nuclear Cardiology, American Journal of Cardiology, American Heart Hospital Journal, Circulation.
Dr. Thompson's research interests include use of new technologies in nuclear cardiac imaging; coronary revascularization in the elderly; use of computed tomography and CT angiography for cardiovascular imaging; peripheral vascular CTA and its use in diagnosis of peripheral vascular disease; the use of dual energy CTA for characterization of atherosclerosis; methods to reduce radiation dosimetry in cardiac imaging; and use of CT to investigate atherosclerosis in ancient peoples.
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