Screenshot 2021 01 22 085025The UAB Department of Radiology has appointed Dr. Constantine Burgan as ultrasound modality chief and ultrasound chief in the abdominal section. Dr. Burgan was recently appointed as assistant program director of the Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program.

Constantine Burgan, M.D., received his undergraduate degree from Towson University and completed medical school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He then completed his residency in diagnostic radiology at the Allegheny Health Network, where he served as chief resident. Dr. Burgan completed his fellowship in cross-sectional imaging at John Hopkins Hospital, where he then joined the faculty. Dr. Burgan joined the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Radiology faculty in 2017.

The department of radiology would like to thank Dr. Michelle Robbin for her paramount work as ultrasound modality chief over the past 28 years. Her leadership has built a world-class clinical and research enterprise.

Dr. Michelle Robbin’s involvement and contributions to the section, department, and radiology field are remarkable. Dr. Robbin has authored or coauthored more than 70 articles and has given over 100 presentations at national and international conferences. She has also been the principal investigator (PI), co-principal investigator (Co-PI), or investigator on 35 National Institutes of Health (NIH) and industry grants.

Dr. Robbin has served on the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) Board of Governors as well as the Board of Directors of the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories (ICAVL). She currently serves as chair of the American College of Radiology (ACR) Collaborative Subcommittee and is associate editor for Radiology. She is also on the editorial board of the Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, and Dr. Robbin is a fellow of the ACR, AIUM, and Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound (SRU).

Dr. Robbin’s continued research and involvement in multiple committees and organizations will continue to greatly benefit both our department and the field of radiology. 

The department looks forward to welcoming Dr. Burgan to the role of ultrasound modality chief and ultrasound chief in the abdominal section, effective March 1.