Michael T. Modic, M.D.

Professor

michael.t.modic@vanderbilt.edu
Faculty Appointments
Professor of Radiology & Radiological Sciences
Education
M.D., Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OhioB.S., Natural Sciences, Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio
Clinical Description
Dr. Modic joined Vanderbilt University Medical Center in 2018 as Senior Vice President Population Health and Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences. Dr. Modic is working with the Population Health team integrating clinical activities and in establishing and enabling evidence based clinical standards across diverse network based ambulatory and inpatient settings.

Prior to joining Vanderbilt Dr. Modic practiced for more than 35 years in Cleveland primarily at the Cleveland Clinic where he also served as Chairman of the Division of Radiology from 1989 through 2006, Chairman of the Neurological Institute from 2006 through 2015 and as Chief Clinical Transformation Officer through December of 2017. He has been a member of the Board of Trustees of the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Board of Directors of the Society of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. He is a Fellow of the American College of Radiology and a recipient of the Gold Medal of the Society of Magnetic Resonance in Imaging.

Dr. Modic earned his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) School of Medicine in 1975. He completed a Diagnostic Radiology Residency and Neuroradiology fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Modic’s clinical practice and research interests have been focused on Neuro Imaging with a special interest in degenerative disease of the spine and its natural history. He is a member of the Neuroradiology section within the Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences.


Section: Neuroradiology