Faculty Spotlight: Alison Gegios

Posted on July 2021

Alison Gegios, MD

Alison Gegios, MD has joined the UW Department of Radiology as an Assistant Professor in the Breast Imaging and Intervention section. Dr. Gegios completed medical school and a breast imaging fellowship here at UW and is excited to be returning to the Department as a faculty member. Keep reading to learn more about her below.

Q: Where are you from?

A: I grew up in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin, but attended high school in New England. I returned to my Midwestern roots for college at Northwestern University.

Q: Where did you attend Medical School?

A: The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Q: Why did you choose Radiology?

A: I wanted to become a radiologist because I am enamored with the combination of anatomy, medicine, and technology.

Q: What is your specialty?

A: Breast Imaging and Intervention

Q: What are your career interests and goals?

A: As a breast imaging radiologist, my goals include providing excellent care for patients in a multi-disciplinary setting, educating radiology trainees and medical students, and embracing the intersection of epidemiology and medicine with a focus on global health.

Q: Why did you choose UW/What are you excited about at UW?

A: I am thrilled to be part of the UW community’s focus on collaboration and innovation.

Q: What are your hobbies?

A: Outside of work, I enjoy gardening, traveling, and taking advantage of all the great things that Wisconsin has to offer!