Joseph J. Budovec, MDJoseph J. Budovec, MD

Associate Professor of Radiology 
Program Director, Diagnostic Radiology Medical Student Electives
Section of Abdominal/Body Imaging, Division of Diagnostic Radiology

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Medical College of Wisconsin since 2008

Board Certification
  • American Board of Radiology - Diagnostic Radiology
Education and Training
  • Doctor of Medicine, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL, 1999
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, National Naval Medical Center,  Bethesda, MD, 1999-2000
  • Military Tropical Medicine, Uniformed Services University of Health Services, Bethesda, MD, 2000
  • Student Naval Flight Surgeon, Aviation Medicine, Naval Operational Medicine Institute, Pensacola, FL, 2000-2001
  • Residency, Diagnostic Radiology, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Milwaukee, WI, 2003-2007
  • Fellowship, Radiology, Body and Digital Imaging, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 2007-2008
Patient Care Emphases
  • Abdominal/Body Imaging
  • Patient Age: Adult
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Awards and Honors
  • Dodds Research Award, 2006
  • SCBT-MR Cum Laude Award, 2007
Peer Reviewed Workshops and Presentations
  • Budovec JJ, Bogardus ST, Holmboe E., Using the Number-Needed-to-Treat (NNT) to Guide Therapeutic Decisions: Patient Perceptions, Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, 4/2000
  • Budovec JJ, Sudakoff GS, Dzwierzynski WW, Matloub HS, Sanger JR., Sonographic Differentiation of Digital Tendon Rupture From Adhesive Scarring After Primary Surgical Repair, American Roentgen Ray Society Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC Canada, 5/2006
  • Budovec JJ, Thibault JB, Foley WD., Iterative Reconstruction Algorithm for Multidetector Computed Tomography Decreases Image Noise and Improves Image Quality, Society of Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance, Charleston, SC, 4/2008
  • Budovec JJ, Wu W, Foley WD., Prospective and Retrospective EKG Gating for Thoracic CT Angiography: A Comparative Study, Radiological Society of North America Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, 11/2008
  • Update on multidetector computed tomography angiography of the abdominal aorta. (Budovec JJ et al) Radiol Clin North Am. 2010 Mar;48(2):283-309, viii
  • Evidence-based radiology: a primer in reading scientific articles. (Budovec JJ et al) AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2010 Jul;195(1):W1-4
  • Prospective and retrospective ECG gating for thoracic CT angiography: a comparative study. (Wu W et al) AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2009 Oct;193(4):955-63
  • Sonographic differentiation of digital tendon rupture from adhesive scarring after primary surgical repair. (Budovec JJ et al) J Hand Surg Am. 2006 Apr;31(4):524-9