Dr. Alan Chiang is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Imaging and the Chief of the Breast Imaging Division. Dr. Chiang graduated with distinction from the Medical Scientist Training Program at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, where he simultaneously earned his MD and PhD in Molecular Biology. After completing an internship in Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern, Dr. Chiang completed his Diagnostic Radiology Residency at the University of California at San Diego where he was presented the Elliott C. Lasser Award for Excellence in Research.
Before beginning Fellowship training, Dr. Chiang volunteered as a civilian radiologist as a member of the Pacific Partnership mission to Cambodia aboard the USNS Mercy. Subsequently, Dr. Chiang completed his Breast Imaging Fellowship at the University of California in San Francisco.
With special interest in the early detection of breast cancer, Dr. Chiang served as the Lead Interpreting Radiologist for Colorado Breast Care, a multi-center breast imaging network in southeast Denver. In addition to the Society for Breast Imaging, Dr. Chiang is a member of the American College of Radiology, the Radiological Society of North America, and the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. He has authored a number of peer reviewed publications and educational exhibits in Ultrashort TE, an advanced MR imaging technique.
When he is not working, Dr. Chiang is an outdoor sports enthusiast who enjoys mountain biking, rock climbing and camping.