Section of Breast Imaging Radiology

Section of Breastl RadiologyUT Health San Antonio’s Breast Imaging Section is comprised of 4 board certified and fellowship trained radiologists with over 65 years of combined experience in breast and women’s imaging.  We provide comprehensive breast imaging and interventional services for the University Health System and UT Health System; including University Hospital, the Robert B. Green Campus in downtown San Antonio and the UT Health Cancer Center in the South Texas Medical Center.UT Health Cancer Center is one of only 3 National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated cancer centers in Texas.

Our research interests include novel breast imaging technologies and reducing barriers to breast health screening, especially for under-served populations.  We practice in a comprehensive breast care environment with breast surgeons, medical oncologists and radiation oncologists.  Our patients receive state of the art care and have the opportunity to participate in ground-breaking research protocols.

We offer one-year breast imaging and intervention fellowships.  We are proud to train the next generation of breast imaging specialists.

Our section provides the following women’s imaging services:

  • Screening and diagnostic mammography
  • Breast ultrasound
  • MRI of the breasts, including screening and diagnostic services
  • Stereotactic, sonographic, and MRI guided breast biopsies
  • Image-guided preoperative needle localization of breast tumors
  • Tomography (3-D mammography) coming soon


Pamela Otto, M.D.
Professor of Radiology
Stewart R. Reuter Chair of the Radiology Department


Kenneth Kist, M.D.
Associate Professor of Radiology
Section Director of Breast Imaging


Nella Carol Dornbluth, M.D.
Associate Professor of Radiology


Thanh Van, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Radiology


Contact Information:
Janina Rodriguez
Radiology Administrative Support
Phone: 210-450-1104
Fax: 210-450-5085