Christopher A. Swingle, DO

Assistant Professor of Radiology

Clinical Expertise:
Nuclear Medicine

Christopher A. Swingle, DO, is an assistant professor of radiology in Division of Nuclear Medicine at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. His clinical interests include positron emission tomography (PET), radioiodine therapy and nuclear medicine.

Swingle served as the 2022-2023 president of the Missouri Radiological Society, the 2018-2019 president of the Saint Louis Metropolitan American College of Radiology and a delegate from the St. Louis district to the Missouri State Medical Association. He volunteers as a physician advisor for MEDLaunch, the student-run business incubator at Saint Louis University.

Swingle earned his doctor of osteopathic medicine degree from Kansas City University followed by a nuclear medicine residency and a PET fellowship at Emory University in Atlanta. He is currently completing the executive master of business administration program at Washington University in St. Louis’s Olin Business School.

Clinical Interests

Positron emission tomography (PET), radioiodine therapy, adult and pediatric nuclear medicine

Link to Publications

Education History


Positron emission tomography, Emory University


Nuclear medicine, Emory University

Medical Degree

Kansas City University of Medicine and Bioscience


Executive Master of Business Administration, John M. Olin School of Business, Washington University in St. Louis


University of Kansas


2022-2023 President, Missouri Radiological Society
2018-2019, Saint Louis Metropolitan
American College of Radiology
Medical Society Councilor, Missouri State Medical Association
Radiological Society of North America
Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging