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About Elmi Azadeh, MD

Azadeh Elmi, MD, is a board-certified diagnostic radiologist who specializes in breast imaging including screening for breast cancer, assessment of symptomatic breast, evaluation of patients at high risk for breast cancer, and management of patient with diagnosis of breast cancer. She is skilled in all forms of diagnostic imaging including mammography, ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). She also performs biopsies and pre-operative ultrasound.

As an assistant professor in the Department of Radiology, Dr. Elmi is involved in training medical students, residents and fellows at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Her research focuses on early detection and screening of breast cancer, staging of breast cancer and molecular imaging for advanced metastatic disease.

Dr. Elmi completed a fellowship in women's imaging at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. She completed her radiology residency at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia. Dr. Elmi earned her medical degree from Tehran University of Medical Sciences in Iran and holds board certification in diagnostic radiology.

She has received multiple awards, including a prestigious grant from the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), and has authored several peer-reviewed articles appearing in Abdominal Radiology, Clinical Imaging and the Journal of Breast Imaging.

Dr. Elmi is a member of several professional organizations including RSNA, the American Roentgen Ray Society, the American Board of Radiology and the Society of Breast imaging.

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UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Degree

  • Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Residency

  • University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Gender

  • Female

Languages

  • Farsi

Date Joined Staff

  • 2019-10-17

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Radiology
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted