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Chair, Department of Radiology
Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Tom M. Grist, MD provides diagnostic imaging services through the Radiology Clinic located within UW Hospital and Clinics. He contributes through his extensive experience in Cardiothoracic Radiology and Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Dr. Grist earned his medical degree and completed his fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee while he finished his residency at Duke University Medical Center.



Abdominal CT Scan

Abdominal MRI

Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Cardiovascular Imaging

Chest X-Ray

Computerized Tomography (CT) Scan

Fluoroscopic Studies

Image-guided Biopsy

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Scan

MRI Angiogram (MRA)

Myocardium MRI


Spine X-Ray




University Hospital
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Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research
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UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Radiology

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Diagnostic Radiology
Fellowship Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Milwaukee, WI
Residency Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
Internship Mount Sinai Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI
Medical School Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.
PubMed Articles
Grist TM The Next Chapter in MRI: Back to the Future? Radiology . 2019 Nov;293(2):394-395
[PubMed ID: 31577174]
Samei E Grist TM Why physics in medicine? Phys Med . 2019 Aug;64:319-322
[PubMed ID: 31515032]
Canon CL Enzmann DR Grist TM Meltzer CC Norbash A Omary RA Rawson JV Recht MP Society of Chairs of Academic Radiology Departments Statement of Support for Paid Parental Leave. J Am Coll Radiol . 2019 Mar;16(3):271-272
[PubMed ID: 30832826]
Grist TM Rubin GD Hodler J Kubik-Huch RA von Schulthess GK Imaging of Acute Aortic Syndromes . 2019;
[PubMed ID: 32096938]
Repplinger MD Nagle SK Harringa JB Broman AT Lindholm CR François CJ Grist TM Reeder SB Schiebler ML Clinical outcomes after magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) versus computed tomographic angiography (CTA) for pulmonary embolism evaluation. Emerg Radiol . 2018 Oct;25(5):469-477
[PubMed ID: 29749576]
Samei E Grist TM Why Physics in Medicine? J Am Coll Radiol . 2018 Jul;15(7):1008-1012
[PubMed ID: 29784628]
Brink JA Arenson RL Grist TM Lewin JS Enzmann D Bits and bytes: the future of radiology lies in informatics and information technology. Eur Radiol . 2017 Sep;27(9):3647-3651
[PubMed ID: 28280932]
Benson DG Schiebler ML Repplinger MD François CJ Grist TM Reeder SB Nagle SK Contrast-enhanced pulmonary MRA for the primary diagnosis of pulmonary embolism: current state of the art and future directions. Br J Radiol . 2017 Jun;90(1074):20160901
[PubMed ID: 28306332]
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]
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]
Niles DJ Artz NS Djamali A Sadowski EA Grist TM Fain SB Longitudinal Assessment of Renal Perfusion and Oxygenation in Transplant Donor-Recipient Pairs Using Arterial Spin Labeling and Blood Oxygen Level-Dependent Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Invest Radiol . 2016 Feb;51(2):113-20
[PubMed ID: 26561047]
Lohrke J Frenzel T Endrikat J Alves FC Grist TM Law M Lee JM Leiner T Li KC Nikolaou K Prince MR Schild HH Weinreb JC Yoshikawa K Pietsch H 25 Years of Contrast-Enhanced MRI: Developments, Current Challenges and Future Perspectives. Adv Ther . 2016 Jan;33(1):1-28
[PubMed ID: 26809251]
Wentland AL Wieben O Shanmuganayagam D Krueger CG Meudt JJ Consigny D Rivera L McBride PE Reed JD Grist TM Measurements of wall shear stress and aortic pulse wave velocity in swine with familial hypercholesterolemia. J Magn Reson Imaging . 2015 May;41(5):1475-85
[PubMed ID: 24964097]
Bell LC Wang K Munoz Del Rio A Grist TM Fain SB Nagle SK Comparison of models and contrast agents for improved signal and signal linearity in dynamic contrast-enhanced pulmonary magnetic resonance imaging. Invest Radiol . 2015 Mar;50(3):174-8
[PubMed ID: 25501016]
Taviani V Hernando D Francois CJ Shimakawa A Vigen KK Nagle SK Schiebler ML Grist TM Reeder SB Whole-heart chemical shift encoded water-fat MRI. Magn Reson Med . 2014 Sep;72(3):718-25
[PubMed ID: 24186810]
Wentland AL Grist TM Wieben O Review of MRI-based measurements of pulse wave velocity: a biomarker of arterial stiffness. Cardiovasc Diagn Ther . 2014 Apr;4(2):193-206
[PubMed ID: 24834415]
Schiebler ML Nagle SK François CJ Repplinger MD Hamedani AG Vigen KK Yarlagadda R Grist TM Reeder SB Effectiveness of MR angiography for the primary diagnosis of acute pulmonary embolism: clinical outcomes at 3 months and 1 year. J Magn Reson Imaging . 2013 Oct;38(4):914-25
[PubMed ID: 23553735]
Wentland AL Grist TM Wieben O Repeatability and internal consistency of abdominal 2D and 4D phase contrast MR flow measurements. Acad Radiol . 2013 Jun;20(6):699-704
[PubMed ID: 23510798]
Wentland AL Wieben O François CJ Boncyk C Munoz Del Rio A Johnson KM Grist TM Frydrychowicz A Aortic pulse wave velocity measurements with undersampled 4D flow-sensitive MRI: comparison with 2D and algorithm determination. J Magn Reson Imaging . 2013 Apr;37(4):853-9
[PubMed ID: 23124585]
Grist TM Mistretta CA Strother CM Turski PA Time-resolved angiography: Past, present, and future. J Magn Reson Imaging . 2012 Dec;36(6):1273-86
[PubMed ID: 22566099]