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Peter J. Julien, MD
Chief, Thoracic Imaging
Member, Tumor Ablation Program
Peter J. Julien, MD, is Chief of Thoracic Imaging and a member of Cedars-Sinai's Tumor Ablation Program at the S. Mark Taper Foundation Imaging Center.
Renowned nationwide as an expert in chest radiology, Dr. Julien has delivered more than 100 lectures on imaging and interventional radiology, including minimally-invasive procedures to treat cancer, to clinicians across the United States.
He is an expert in multimodality imaging and outpatient diagnostic procedures, has trained as a subspecialist in imaging disciplines including CT imaging, X-ray and mammography, and has published extensively in the field of pulmonary imaging.
Dr. Julien received his medical degree from the University of Miami and completed his postgraduate training in internal medicine at Yale. He was awarded a National Institutes of Health fellowship in diagnostic radiology at the University of California, San Francisco, where he received the Gold Medal Award from the Association of University Radiologists.
A former assistant professor of radiology at UCSF, Dr. Julien has been a Cedars-Sinai physician for more than 33 years. He has also been featured in the Super Doctors® edition of Los Angeles magazine.
Dr. Julien in the Media
Westside Today, The Tumor Zappers of Cedars-Sinai.
"Interventional radiology may not be a household term, but it is the newest specialty for treating many life-threatening diseases, including cancer. Using cutting edge imaging technology, physicians can not only see inside the body, they can use small catheters or other devices to apply treatment directly where it can do the most good with minimal impact on surrounding healthy tissue without further compromising a patient's health."