Dana Smetherman, MD

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  • Dr. Dana Smetherman is a diagnostic radiologist who specializes in breast imaging. She is chair of the department of radiology and an associate medical director for the medical specialties at Ochsner Medical Center - New Orleans. She also chairs the Breast Commission of the American College of Radiology (ACR) and is a member of the Board of Chancellors of the ACR. She has served as president of the Radiological Society of Louisiana, ACR Councilor from Louisiana, board member for the National Accrediting Program of Breast Centers and of the American College of Surgery, chair of the Technical Exhibits Committee of the Radiological Society of North America, advisor to the Current Procedural Terminology Panel of the American Medical Association, board member and schools and scholarships chair for the Harvard Club of Louisiana, and chair of the Breast Economics Committee of the ACR. Dr. Smetherman has given numerous presentations and has multiple publications in the areas of breast imaging and health care economics.

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