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Arun Krishnaraj, MD, MPH

Department: Radiology and Medical Imaging Division: Body Imaging Title: Associate Professor of Radiology and Medical Imaging ABMS Certification: American Board of Radiology, 2010

Contact Information

Primary Location:
Radiology and Medical Imaging
First Floor 1215 Lee St. Charlottesville, VA 22908 Phone: 434.982.6018


Dr. Krishnaraj completed his residency at the University of North Carolina, where he served as a chief resident from 2008-2009. He also completed his fellowship training in abdominal imaging and imaging informatics at Massachusetts General Hospital before joining UVA in 2013.

Prior to joining the UVA faculty, Dr. Krishnaraj served on the faculty at Harvard Medical School from 2011-2013. He is originally from North Carolina, where he completed all his formal education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He received his undergraduate degree in health policy (’99) with distinction, a medical degree (’05) where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and a Master of Public Health (’05) where he was elected to the Alpha Epsilon Delta Honor Society.

Dr. Krishnaraj specializes in CT, MRI and ultrasound imaging of the chest, abdomen and pelvis, as well as oncologic imaging. He also performs cross-sectional image-guided interventions of the chest, abdomen and pelvis. 

Dr. Krishnaraj is a recognized leader in organized medicine serving on numerous committees and commissions of the American Medical Association (AMA), American College of Radiology (ACR), American Board of Radiology (ABR), Radiology Society of North America (RSNA), American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) and the Association of University Radiologists (AUR). Dr. Krishnaraj’s leadership efforts have been recognized by the AMA Foundation, which awarded him their prestigious Excellence in Medicine Leadership award in 2012, making him one of only four early career physicians in the country to have received this honor.


  • 2015-2018 Best Doctors in America® List
  • 2017 University of Virginia School of Medicine Dean’s Award for Clinical Excellence
  • 2016 Paul M. Dee Teacher of the Year, Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging
  • 2012 American Medical Association Foundation Excellence in Medical Leadership Award


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