Dr. Claudia Ortega is a staff radiologist at the Joint Department of Medical Imaging, UMIT, with cross appointment in Molecular and Abdominal Imaging divisions since 2020.
She graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Santiago, Chile, and completed her residency training at the Catholic University of Chile. After being a staff radiologist and Associated professor in her forming centre, Dr. Ortega pursued an Abdominal Fellowship and two years of combined Research and Clinical fellowship at the Molecular Imaging division at University of Toronto.
She is affiliated to multiple international professional societies including RSNA, SAR, SNMMI, and SOCHRADI.
Dr. Ortega’s main clinical and research interests are hybrid imaging (PET/CT and PET/MR) for tumour detection as well as in characterization and assessment of response to therapy with functional imaging. Most of her recent publications are focused on prostate molecular imaging and neuroendocrine tumours.