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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Francois received his medical training at Northwestern University, completed an internship at Evanston Hospital of Northwestern University and completed his residency at Loyola University Medical Center.

Specialties

Radiology

UW Health Clinics

University Hospital
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American Family Children's Hospital
(608) 263-6420 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital (primary)
UnityPoint Health - Meriter, Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Radiology

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Diagnostic Radiology
Fellowship Northwestern University
Residency Loyola University Medical Center
Internship Evanston Hospital of Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
Medical School Northwestern University, 2000

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Procedures

Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.

PubMed Articles
Bellofiore A Dinges E Naeije R Mkrdichian H Beussink-Nelson L Bailey M Cuttica MJ Sweis R Runo JR Keevil JG Francois CJ Shah SJ Chesler NC . Reduced haemodynamic coupling and exercise are associated with vascular stiffening in pulmonary arterial hypertension. Heart. 2016 Aug 26;
[PubMed ID: 27566296]
Hussaini SF Rutkowski DR Roldán-Alzate A François CJ . Left and right ventricular kinetic energy using time-resolved versus time-average ventricular volumes. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2016 Aug 9;
[PubMed ID: 27504591]
Schiebler ML Ahuja J Repplinger MD François CJ Vigen KK Grist TM Hamedani AG Reeder SB Nagle SK . Incidence of actionable findings on contrast enhanced magnetic resonance angiography ordered for pulmonary embolism evaluation. Eur J Radiol. 2016 Aug;85(8):1383-9
[PubMed ID: 27423676]
Roldán-Alzate A Francois CJ Wieben O Reeder SB . Emerging Applications of Abdominal 4D Flow MRI. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2016 Jul;207(1):58-66
[PubMed ID: 27187681]
Freed BH Collins JD François CJ Barker AJ Cuttica MJ Chesler NC Markl M Shah SJ . MR and CT Imaging for the Evaluation of Pulmonary Hypertension. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Jun;9(6):715-32
[PubMed ID: 27282439]
Nagle SK Schiebler ML Repplinger MD François CJ Vigen KK Yarlagadda R Grist TM Reeder SB . Contrast enhanced pulmonary magnetic resonance angiography for pulmonary embolism: Building a successful program. Eur J Radiol. 2016 Mar;85(3):553-63
[PubMed ID: 26860667]
Bannas P Bell LC Johnson KM Schiebler ML François CJ Motosugi U Consigny D Reeder SB Nagle SK . Pulmonary Embolism Detection with Three-dimensional Ultrashort Echo Time MR Imaging: Experimental Study in Canines. Radiology. 2016 Feb;278(2):413-21
[PubMed ID: 26422185]
Forouzan O Warczytowa J Wieben O François CJ Chesler NC . Non-invasive measurement using cardiovascular magnetic resonance of changes in pulmonary artery stiffness with exercise. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2015 Dec 13;17:109
[PubMed ID: 26653289]
Drees R Johnson RA Stepien RL Munoz Del Rio A Saunders JH François CJ . QUANTITATIVE PLANAR AND VOLUMETRIC CARDIAC MEASUREMENTS USING 64 MDCT AND 3T MRI VS. STANDARD 2D AND M-MODE ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY: DOES ANESTHETIC PROTOCOL MATTER? Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2015 Nov-Dec;56(6):638-57
[PubMed ID: 26082285]
Roldán-Alzate A Frydrychowicz A Said A Johnson KM Francois CJ Wieben O Reeder SB . Impaired regulation of portal venous flow in response to a meal challenge as quantified by 4D flow MRI. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2015 Oct;42(4):1009-17
[PubMed ID: 25772828]
Bannas P François CJ Reeder SB . Magnetic Resonance Angiography of the Upper Extremity. Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 2015 Aug;23(3):479-93
[PubMed ID: 26216777]
Moriarty JM Bandyk DF Broderick DF Cornelius RS Dill KE Francois CJ Gerhard-Herman MD Ginsburg ME Hanley M Kalva SP Kanne JP Ketai LH Majdalany BS Ravenel JG Roth CJ Saleh AG Schenker MP Mohammed TL Rybicki FJ . ACR Appropriateness Criteria Imaging in the Diagnosis of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. J Am Coll Radiol. 2015 May;12(5):438-43
[PubMed ID: 25824254]
Roldán-Alzate A García-Rodríguez S Anagnostopoulos PV Srinivasan S Wieben O François CJ . Hemodynamic study of TCPC using in vivo and in vitro 4D Flow MRI and numerical simulation. J Biomech. 2015 May 1;48(7):1325-30
[PubMed ID: 25841292]
Jeong D Anagnostopoulos PV Roldan-Alzate A Srinivasan S Schiebler ML Wieben O François CJ . Ventricular kinetic energy may provide a novel noninvasive way to assess ventricular performance in patients with repaired tetralogy of Fallot. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 May;149(5):1339-47
[PubMed ID: 25623907]
Jeong D Schiebler ML Lai P Wang K Vigen KK François CJ . Single breath hold 3D cardiac cine MRI using kat-ARC: preliminary results at 1.5T. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015 Apr;31(4):851-7
[PubMed ID: 25680356]
Soydan LC Kellihan HB Bates ML Stepien RL Consigny DW Bellofiore A Francois CJ Chesler NC . Accuracy of Doppler echocardiographic estimates of pulmonary artery pressures in a canine model of pulmonary hypertension. J Vet Cardiol. 2015 Mar;17(1):13-24
[PubMed ID: 25601540]
François CJ . Current state of the art cardiovascular MR imaging techniques for assessment of ischemic heart disease. Radiol Clin North Am. 2015 Mar;53(2):335-44
[PubMed ID: 25726998]
Drees R Johnson RA Stepien RL Munoz Del Rio A François CJ . Effects of two different anesthetic protocols on cardiac flow measured by two dimensional phase contrast magnetic resonance imaging. Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2015 Mar-Apr;56(2):168-75
[PubMed ID: 25124271]
Drees R Johnson RA Pinkerton M Del Rio AM Saunders JH François CJ . Effects of two different anesthetic protocols on 64-MDCT coronary angiography in dogs. Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2015 Jan-Feb;56(1):46-54
[PubMed ID: 25065815]
Tian L Kellihan HB Henningsen J Bellofiore A Forouzan O Roldán-Alzate A Consigny DW Gunderson M Dailey SH Francois CJ Chesler NC . Pulmonary artery relative area change is inversely related to ex vivo measured arterial elastic modulus in the canine model of acute pulmonary embolization. J Biomech. 2014 Sep 22;47(12):2904-10
[PubMed ID: 25128393]