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Melissa B. Carroll, MD

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Assistant Professor, Radiology

Professional Background

Dr. Carroll is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiology at the University of Kansas Medical Center. She specializes in cardiothoracic imaging, including interpretation of chest radiographs, chest CT and MRI exams for thoracic diseases such as lung cancer/screening, interstitial lung disease, infection and vascular disorders. She also specializes in interpretation of cardiac CT for coronary artery disease and cardiac structure as well as cardiac MRI for cardiac structure, function and heart diseases.

Dr. Carroll received her medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. She completed a Diagnostic Radiology residency at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and subsequently completed a Cardiothoracic Imaging fellowship at University of Wisconsin in Madison. She is passionate about resident and medical student education and mentorship.

Education and Training
  • MD, Doctor of Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas
  • BGS, Political Science, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, The University of Kansas Hospital
  • Residency, Diagnostic Radiology, The University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, Kansas
  • Clinical Fellowship, Cardiothoracic Imaging, The University of Wisconsin Madison School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin



Dr. Carroll's research and teaching is primarily in the areas of thoracic and cardiac radiology. She has authored or co-authored several publications as well as contributed several educational presentations at national conferences. She is passionate about medical student and resident education and currently serves as the assistant program director for KU's Diagnostic Radiology R4 class.