Jeffrey P Kanne MD, FACR

Professor (CHS)

  • Vice Chair of Quality
  • Section Chief, Thoracic Imaging
  • Fellowship Director, Thoracic Imaging
Thoracic Imaging

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Dr. Jeffrey P. Kanne is a professor (CHS) of Radiology, Chief of Thoracic Imaging, and Vice Chair of Quality. 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, low-dose CT techniques, and quality improvement in radiology. He was named a Fellow of the American College of Radiology (ACR) in 2020. Dr. Kanne has authored or coauthored over 125 articles in radiology in addition to multiple chapters and textbooks on thoracic imaging. He is a regular lecturer on topics in thoracic imaging at national and international conferences. 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 as the Incidental Findings and Clinical Resources Subcommittee Chair 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 Radiology, AJR, Chest, European Radiology, and other scholarly journals.


  • Undergraduate: Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine (Atlanta, GA)
  • Residency: University of Washington (Seattle, WA)
  • Fellowship: Vancouver General Hospital (Vancouver, BC)