Jeffrey P Kanne MD, FACR

Professor (CHS)

  • Section Chief, Thoracic Imaging
  • Fellowship Director, Thoracic Imaging
Thoracic Imaging

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Dr. Jeffrey P. Kanne is a professor (CHS) of Radiology and Chief of Thoracic Imaging at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He specializes in thoracic radiology with special expertise in interstitial and diffuse lung diseases, lung infections, and high-resolution CT of the chest. Additionally, Dr. Kanne is a NIOSH-certified B-reader with experience in occupational lung diseases. Other professional interests include postgraduate and continuing medical education, utilization management, and clinical implementation of new technologies. He was named a Fellow of the American College of Radiology (ACR) in 2020. Dr. Kanne has authored or coauthored over 150 articles in radiology in addition to multiple chapters and textbooks on thoracic imaging. He is a regularly invited lecturer on topics in thoracic imaging at national and international conferences and courses. Dr. Kanne is co-director of the ACR’s High Resolution CT of the Chest and NIOSH B- Reader Certification courses. He serves on the ACR’s Lung Cancer Screen Task Force and the ACR Education Center Advisory Board. Dr. Kanne was awarded the Melvin M. Figley Fellowship in Radiology Journalism in 2010. He serves as Deputy Editor of Journal of Thoracic Imaging and regularly reviews manuscripts for varietal of scholarly journals.


  • Undergraduate Northwestern University - 1996
  • Medical School Emory University School of Medicine - 2000
  • Internship Swedish Medical Center - 2001
  • Residency University of Washington - 2005
  • Fellowship Vancouver General Hospital - 2006