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Carl L. Kalbhen, M.D.

Dr. Kalbhen grew up in Arlington Heights. He attended Medical School at the University of Chicago, which was followed by an internship at Weiss Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Dr. Kalbhen completed his Diagnostic Radiology Residency at Loyola University Chicago and then underwent Fellowship training in Abdominal Imaging at the University of California- San Francisco.


Dr. Kalbhen in Board Certified in Diagnostic Radiology, and he is a Fellow of the American College of Radiology (FACR).


His current interests are in Positron Emission Tomography, Body Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Pediatric Radiology.


Dr. Kalbhen is a Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology at Loyola University Chicago. He has also authored or coauthored over 20 peer-reviewed articles, and he has been performing grant review for Autism Speaks since 2006.


Medical School: University of Chicago; Chicago, IL


Internship: Internal Medicine, Weiss Memorial Hospital; Chicago, IL


Residency: Diagnostic Radiology, Loyola University; Chicago, IL


Fellowship: Abdominal Imaging, University of California-San Francisco; San Francisco, CA


Board Certification: American Board of Radiology


Professional Memberships/Offices:

  • Member, Radiological Society of North America

  • Member, American Roentgen Ray Society

  • Fellow, American College of Radiology

  • Member, American Medical Association

  • Past President, Chicago Radiological Society

  • Executive Committee, Illinois Radiological Society

  • Councilor, American College of Radiology

  • Member, American College of Radiology Pediatric Caucus


Special Clinical Interests:

  • Positron Emission Tomography (PET)

  • Body Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

  • Pediatric Radiology


Academic Appointments: Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology, Loyola University; Chicago

Honors and Awards:

  • Manuscript and Book Reviewer, American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR): 1998 to 2005

  • Department of Radiology Distinguished Teacher Award, Loyola University Chicago: 1996-1997

  • Chief Resident in Radiology, Loyola University Chicago: 1993-1994



  • Authored or coauthored over 20 peer-reviewed articles

  • Coauthored 5 textbook chapters


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