Charles T. Hennemeyer, MD

Chief, Emergency Radiology
Associate Professor, Medical Imaging - (Clinical Scholar Track)

Charles Hennemeyer, MD, is an Associate Professor at the University of Arizona College of Medicine and Banner University Medical Center. He serves as Chief of the Emergency Radiology Division in the Department of Medical Imaging.

After earning his Doctor of Medicine degree at the Saint Louis University Medical School and completing an Internal Medicine Internship at Saint Louis University, Dr. Hennemeyer proceeded to complete his Diagnostic Radiology Residency and an Interventional Radiology Fellowship at the University of Southern California – Los Angeles.

Prior to accepting the position of Chief, Emergency Radiology, Dr. Hennemeyer served as Chief of the Interventional Radiology Division for ten years and led the Interventional Radiology Residency Program as Director. Dr. Hennemeyer commonly receives praise from grateful patients thanking him for the expert and compassionate treatment he provides. 

Aside from providing outstanding clinical care, Dr. Hennemeyer is passionate about mechanical engineering and design improvement. In 2016, Dr. Hennemeyer co-founded D3Sciences Inc. (Data Driven Diagnostic Sciences), a medical device start-up company for which he also serves as Chief Technology Officer. D3Sciences is responsible for developing novel ways to improve genetic and molecular testing with large tissue biopsy sample acquisition.

In 2018, with a motivation for improving the patient experience, Dr. Hennemeyer founded and serves as CEO of Radiology Second Opinion Inc. The consulting and legal firm is dedicated to making the patient the customer by employing a Patient-Centric service model. 

Research Interests: 
  • Interventional Neuroradiology research, clinical and bench, at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, mentor: Colin Derdeyn MD, 2000
  • Musculo-Skeletal Magnetic Resonance Imaging, at Saint Louis University Hospital, mentor: Murali Sundaram, MD, 2000
  • Clinical Orthopedics at Saint Louis University Hospital, mentor: Robert Pierron, MD, 1998
Degrees
  • MD: Saint Louis University Medical School, 2001
  • BS: Magna Cum Laude, Biologic Sciences, Saint Louis University, 1992 - 1996
Honors and Awards
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors, 2022 - 2014
  • JVIR Distinguished Laboratory Investigation Award Presentation, 2018 - 2019
  • Teacher of the Year Award George R. Barnes, University of Arizona, Department of Radiology - Tucson, 2012 - 2013
  • Named Fellow of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, 2005
  • Named Fellow of the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology Research, 2000
  • Department of Pathology Award Presented for Outstanding Achievement in Pathology, Saint Louis University Medical School , 1998 - 2001
Internship
  • Internal Medicine, Saint Louis University, 2002
Residency
  • Diagnostic Radiology, University of Southern California - Los Angeles, 2002 - 2006
Fellowship
  • Interventional Radiology, University of Southern California - Los Angeles, 2006 - 2007
Board Certifications
  • Diplomate, American Board of Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, 2006
  • Certificate of Added Qualification, Vascular and Interventional Radiology, 2008
  • USMLE Step 1, 2, and 3

Select Publications

2021

Struycken, L., H. McGregor, M. Patel, P. Kuo, C. Hennemeyer, and G. Woodhead, "Abstract No. 34 Planar scintigraphy overestimates hepatopulmonary shunt fractions compared with quantitative SPECT/C", JVIR, vol. 32, issue 5, 2021.
Larson, M. C., A. F. Gmitro, U. Utzinger, A. R. Rouse, G. J. Woodhead, Q. Carlson, C. T. Hennemeyer, and J. K. Barton, "Using FDA-approved drugs as off-label fluorescent dyes for optical biopsies: from in silico design toproof-of-concept.", Methods Appl Fluoresc, vol. 9, issue 3, 2021 Jun 04.
McNiel, D., C. Hennemeyer, G. Woodhead, and H. McGregor, "Gallbladder Cryoablation: A Novel Option for High-Risk Patients with Gallbladder Disease.", Am J Med, vol. 134, issue 3, pp. 326-331, 2021 03.

2020

McGregor, H., G. Woodhead, M. Patel, A. Khan, J. Hannallah, D. Ruiz, M. Conrad, A. Tang, and C. Hennemeyer, "Gallbladder Cryoablation for Chronic Cholecystitis in High-Risk Surgical Patients: 1-Year Clinical Experience with Imaging Follow-up.", J Vasc Interv Radiol, vol. 31, issue 5, pp. 801-807, 2020 May.
Patel, M., A. Osman, H. C, S. Hatchett, M. Sacramento, and B. Funaki, Interventional Radiology is an operational and financial hedge for hospitals during COVID-19, 2020.
McGregor, H., G. Woodhead, C. Hennemeyer, and M. Patel, "Percutaneous Translumbar Inferior Vena Cava Filter Retrieval", Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology , vol. 31(4), 02/2020.
McGregor, H., C. Brunson, G. Woodhead, M. Patel, and C. Hennemeyer, "Caudal Migration and Endovascular Retrieval of Two VIATORR CX Stent Grafts during Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt Placement", Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology , vol. 31(3), 03/2020.
McGregor, H., G. Woodhead, M. Patel, A. Khan, and C. Hennemeyer, "Gallbladder Cryoablation for Chronic Cholecystitis in High-Risk Surgical Patients: 1-Year Clinical Experience with Imaging Follow-up", Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, issue 31(5), 04/2020.

2019

McGregor, H., G. Woodhead, M. Conrad, A. Tang, D. Ruiz, A. Khan, and C. Hennemeyer, "First in-Human Gallbladder Cryoablation in a Patient with Acute Calculous Cholecystitis Initially Treated with a Cholecystostomy Tube.", J Vasc Interv Radiol, vol. 30, issue 8, pp. 1229-1232, 2019 Aug.
Hennemeyer, C., A. Khan, H. McGregor, C. Moffett, and G. Woodhead, "Outcomes of Catheter-Directed Therapy Plus Anticoagulation Versus Anticoagulation Alone for Submassive and Massive Pulmonary Embolism.", Am J Med, vol. 132, issue 2, pp. 240-246, 2019 02.

2018

C, H., G. Woodhead, and C. Moffet, "Catheter-directed management for pulmonary embolism versus medical management: the new interventional radiology STEMI", J Vasc Interv Radiol, vol. ;29(4):S98-S99, 2018.

2017

Nia, B. B., E. S. Nia, R. J. Avery, P. H. Kuo, and C. T. Hennemeyer, "Punctate Radiation Dermatitis of the Foot and Ankle Caused by Distal Embolization of 90Y Microspheres During Liver Directed Therapy.", Clin Nucl Med, vol. 42, issue 9, pp. e422-e423, 2017 Sep.

2016

Frankl, J., M. P. Sakata, G. Choudhary, S. Hur, A. Peterson, and C. T. Hennemeyer, "A Classification System for the Spread of Polymethyl Methacrylate in Vertebral Bodies Treated with Vertebral Augmentation.", Tomography, vol. 2, issue 3, pp. 197-202, 2016 Sep. PMCID: PMC5084455  PMID: 27795998

2014

Woodhead, G., P. Devis, S. Black, E. Krupinski, R. Jinday, B. Kalb, D. Martin, and CT. Hennemeyer, Oral Presentation - Society of Interventional Radiology 2014 San Diego, CA - Systematic MRI Characterization of Tissue Outcomes Following Irreversible Electroporation of Hepatic Tumors., 2014.