The VCU Department of Radiology offers comprehensive non-invasive cardiovascular imaging using the latest technology. Our radiologists are medical doctors with expertise in heart scans (calcium scoring), cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and coronary computed tomography angiogram (CTA).

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Non-invasive Cardiovascular Imaging Director

John D. Grizzard, M.D.

John D. Grizzard, M.D.

Associate Professor

John D. Grizzard, M.D.

John D. Grizzard, M.D.

Associate Professor


Associate Professor
Co-Section Chief, Cardiothoracic Imaging
Director, Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging

Phone: (804) 828-8569

Fax: (804) 628-1132

Email: john.grizzard@vcuhealth.org

West Hospital, West Wing

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Non-invasive Cardiovascular Imaging Specialist

At the Forefront of Innovative Cardiovascular Imaging Research

John D. Grizzard, M.D., Director of Non-invasive Cardiovascular Imaging at VCU Health, specializes in Non-invasive Cardiovascular Imaging, Cardiac MRI, Coronary CTA and Neuroradiology. In his role as Director of Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging, Dr. Grizzard teaches cardiovascular MRI and coronary CTA techniques to cardiology fellows and radiology residents. He participates in collaborative research, both on a national level (the REVEAL Trial, the PROMISE trial) and regionally with the Duke Cardiovascular MR Center. He has spoken on a variety of cardiovascular imaging topics at national and regional meetings, including American College of Cardiology, Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, and Sentara – Norfolk General and DCMRC CMR Practicum.

He is the first author of a book titled Cardiovascular MR Imaging—A Teaching File Approach and his scientific publications are available on PubMed through the following link: John D. Grizzard, M.D.