Fernando R. Gutierrez, MD

Professor of Radiology

Clinical Expertise:

Fernando R. Gutierrez, MD, is a professor of radiology in the cardiothoracic imaging section for WashU Medicine’s Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology (MIR). A member of the MIR faculty since 1979, Gutierrez’s clinical and research interests include chest radiology, body computed tomography and MRI. For decades, Gutierrez has been a pillar of MIR’s international efforts, especially when it comes to providing educational resources and opportunities to Latin American radiologists.

Gutierrez is a member of several professional organizations including the Radiological Society of North America, Society of Thoracic Radiology, and Latin American Thoracic Society. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts and is frequently invited to share his cardiothoracic imaging expertise internationally. In 2014, he was honored with the International Cooperation Gold Medal from the Argentinian Federation of Radiology.

An alumnus, Gutierrez completed a cardiac radiology fellowship at MIR after completing his radiology residency at Puerto Rico Medical Center. He earned a medical degree from Valladolid University in Spain and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Puerto Rico.

Clinical Interests

chest radiology, body computed tomography, MRI

Research Interests

chest radiology, body computed tomography, MRI

Link to Publications

Education History


Cardiac Radiology, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis


Puerto Rico Medical Center

Medical Degree

Valladolid University


University of Puerto Rico


Radiological Society of North America
Society of Thoracic Radiology
American Roentgen Ray Society
InterAmerican College of Physicians and Surgeons
Latin American Thoracic Society
Global Partnership Program Argentinian Ambassador, American Roentgen Ray Society


2014 International Cooperation Gold Medal, Argentinian Federation of Radiology