Lawrence A Saperstein MD

Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Radiology; Chief, Nuclear Medicine; Program Director, Nuclear Radiology Fellowship

Specialties & Subspecialties

Diagnostic Radiology: Nuclear Medicine

Education & Training

  • M.D., Duke University School of Medicine (1993)
  • Fellowship, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center , Nuclear Radiology  (2000 - 2001)
  • Residency, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center , Diagnostic Radiology  (1996 - 2000)
  • Internship, Stanford University Medical Center , General Surgery  (1993 - 1994)

Patient Care

Accepts New Patients? NA | Patient Type: Adult, Adolescent, Child, Geriatric | NA


Clinical Interests

Positron emission tomography - computed tomography (PET/CT) in oncology and neurology; single photon emission computed tomography - computed tomography (SPECT/CT); bone scintigraphy in cancer and benign conditions; radioisotope targeted therapies, including iodine 131 for thyroid cancer and radium 223 for bone metastases in prostate cancer


Cancers Treated

Lymphoma (Non-Hodgkin's), Pain Management, Prostate, Thyroid


Board Certifications

  • Diagnostic Radiology, Board Certified (2000)
  • Nuclear Medicine, Board Certified (2011)

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