John Mongan, MD


Dr. John Mongan is a radiologist specializing in abdominal imaging and ultrasound.

His research focuses on using computers to recognize disease and make radiologists more efficient and accurate.

Mongan received his medical degree and doctorate from UC San Diego. He completed a radiology residency at UCSF, followed by a fellowship in abdominal imaging and ultrasound, also at UCSF. He is an assistant professor of radiology at UCSF Medical Center.

Mongan is the vice chair of informatics for the radiology department, where he supervises development of clinical software.

Board Certification

Clinical Informatics, American Board of Preventive Medicine

Academic Title

Assistant Professor

More about John Mongan


University of California at San Diego, PhD, Bioinformatics 2006
University of California at San Diego School of Medicine 2008


UCSF Medical Center, Radiology 2013


UCSF Medical Center, Abdominal Imaging and Ultrasound 2014

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Mongan J, Avrin D. Impact of PACS-EMR Integration on Radiologist Usage of the EMR. J Digit Imaging. 2018 Apr 25.
  2. Marcus SG, Candia S, Kohli MD, Mongan J, Zagoria RJ, Behr SC, Sun D, Westphalen AC. Association between misty mesentery with baseline or new diagnosis of cancer: a matched cohort study. Clin Imaging. 2017 Dec 15; 50:57-61.
  3. Phelps A, Callen AL, Marcovici P, Naeger DM, Mongan J, Webb EM. Can Radiologists Learn From Airport Baggage Screening?: A Survey About Using Fictional Patients for Quality Assurance. Acad Radiol. 2018 Feb; 25(2):226-234.

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