Kathleen A. Ward
  • Associate Professor
  • Medical Director, Breast Imaging
  • Medical Director, Women's Health Imaging
  • Radiology
Mammography, Ultrasound, Breast MRI
Board Certifications
  • Diagnostic Radiology - General Cert: AM Board of Radiology

Biopsy versus conservative management of sonographically benign-appearing solid breast masses in adolescentsJawahar,A.; Vade,A.; Ward,K.; Okur,G.; Subbaiah,P.Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine 2015 ;34(4):617-625

Role of breast sonography in imaging of adolescents with palpable solid breast masses.Vade,A.; Lafita,V. S.; Ward,K. A.; Lim-Dunham,J. E.; Bova,D.AJR.American Journal of Roentgenology 2008 ;191(3):659-663

Malignant-appearing microcalcifications at the lumpectomy site with the use of FloSeal hemostatic sealant.Henkel,A.; Cooper,R. A.; Ward,K. A.; Bova,D.; Yao,K.AJR.American Journal of Roentgenology 2008 ;191(5):1371-1373

Sonographic appearance of ruptured ovarian cyst in the neonatal period.Gallagher,T. A.; Lim-Dunham,J. E.; Vade,A.; Smith,S.; Salhadar,A.; Ward,K. A.Journal of Clinical Ultrasound 2008 ;36(1):53-55

Medical School
  • Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine
  • Loyola University Medical Center, Radiology: Diagnostic Radiology
  • Loyola University Medical Center, Computed Tomography & Ultrasound

Kathleen A. Ward, MD, FACR: Dr. Ward is Medical Director of Women’s Health Imaging and Medical Director as well as Section Chief of Breast Imaging at Loyola University Health System. She holds the academic title of Associate Professor of Radiology at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Ward received her MD degree from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine and completed her residency in Diagnostic Radiology as well as fellowship training in Computed Tomography and Ultrasound at Loyola University Medical Center. A fellow of the American College of Radiology, she is past president of the Chicago Radiological Society, the Illinois Radiological Society, and the American Association for Women Radiologists and currently serves as Illinois Councilor on the Executive Council of the American College of Radiology as well as manuscript reviewer for the American Journal of Radiology. In honor of her outstanding service to radiology, Dr. Ward was recognized with the 2012 Chicago Radiological Society Gold Medal for Distinguished Service. In addition, she serves as Site Principal Investigator for the ACRIN I-SPY 2 clinical trial investigating multiparametic MR imaging markers for measuring response to targeted treatment of locally-advanced breast cancer with neoadjuvant chemotherapy.

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