Phoenix, Arizona Clinical Profile


The main areas of research interest for Amy K. Hara, M.D., are CT colonography (virtual colonoscopy, also known as CTC), CT enterography (CT of the small bowel), CT radiation dose, mobile imaging viewing and dual-energy CT. She was involved in a National Cancer Institute-funded multicenter study of CTC.

Focus areas

  • Reducing CT radiation dose for abdominal CT
  • Abdominal dual-energy CT for lesion characterization and assessing treatment response
  • Providing mobile access of radiology images

Significance to patient care

Dr. Hara's research aims to reduce radiation doses and improve the detection of early treatment response.

Professional highlights

  • Chair, Education Exhibit Judging Committee, Radiological Society of North America
  • Member, Abdominal Imaging Committee, American College of Radiology


Primary Appointment

  1. Consultant, Department of Radiology

Administrative Appointment

  1. Chair, Department of Radiology

Academic Rank

  1. Professor of Radiology


  1. Fellow - Abdominal Imaging Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
  2. Resident - Diagnostic Radiology Mayo Clinic in Rochester
  3. Resident - Clinical Investigator in Radiology Mayo Clinic in Rochester
  4. MD - 6-Year Program University of Missouri, Kansas City
  5. BA - Biology University of Missouri, Kansas City

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