Bital Savir-Baruch, MD, FACNM

Associate Professor, Medical Imaging - (Clinical Scholar Track)
Division Chief, Nuclear Medicine

Dr. Bital Savir-Baruch received her Doctor of Medicine from Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary. After completing her medical degree, she accepted a Nuclear Medicine Research Associate position at Emory University’s Department of Radiology and Imaging Science. Following her general surgery internship, Dr. Savir-Baruch completed a nuclear medicine residency at Emory University.

In addition to clinical expertise in diagnosing and managing prostate, thyroid, neuroendocrine, and breast cancers, Dr. Savir-Baruch specializes in diagnosing patients with cardiac amyloidosis and sarcoidosis. She is board-certified in nuclear medicine and nuclear cardiology.

Dr. Savir–Baruch is passionate about research, patient care, and education, having served as a principal investigator of clinical trials, a mentor for Pathway for Added Certification in Education (PACE), a Team/Family leader, and a core faculty member in the Diagnostic Residency Program.

Dr. Savir-Baruch is an active member and committee leader for many professional societies. Recently, she was named Fellow of the American College of Nuclear Medicine (ACNM). During the 2022 ACNM national meeting, Dr. Savir-Baruch was also presented with the President's Award and the Award for Best Clinical Mentor.  

Research Interests: 

Nuclear Oncology: 1) New techniques to guide invasive procedures. 2) the role of novel radiotracers and imaging devices in the detection and management of neoplastic diseases such as prostate, breast, brain, and GYN cancers. 3) study of different strategies aimed at tumor therapy.  

  • MD: Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
Honors and Awards
  • 2022 Fellow of the American College of Nuclear Medicine
  • Best Clinical Mentor Award, ACNM, 2022
  • President's Award, ACNM, 2022
  • President's Award, ACNM, 2021
  • Tech-President's Award, SNMMI, 2021
  • President's Award, ACNM, 2020
  • Hal O’Brien Rising Star Award, SNMMI, 2019
  • General Surgery, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
  • Nuclear Medicine Residency, Emory University, Atlanta, GA