Katie D. Vo, MD

Chief, Neuroradiology

Professor of Radiology
Director, Advanced Stroke and Cerebrovascular Imaging
Director, Office of Faculty Development

Clinical Expertise:
Neuroradiology Clinical Leadership
Katie D. Vo, MD, is a professor of radiology and chief of neuroradiology at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology (MIR) at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Since 2004, Vo has served as director of advanced stroke and cerebrovascular Imaging, working closely with the MR, neurology stroke and ER services. She is also an alumna, having completed a neuroradiology fellowship at MIR. In 2019, Vo was named director of MIR’s Office of Faculty Development, created to promote faculty engagement and to optimize faculty recruitment, retention, job satisfaction and career development. Vo previously served as director of the neuroradiology fellowship at MIR and has been honored with several Distinguished Teacher of the Year awards. She has authored more than 40 research articles, chapters, reviews and editorials on advanced neuroimaging in stroke and other neurological disorders. She completed a diagnostic radiology residency at Thomas Jefferson Hospital in Philadelphia, earned her medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City, and bachelor’s degrees from Wellesley College and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Clinical Interests

Neuroradiology, magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography imaging, special interest in advanced stroke and cerebrovascular imaging

Research Interests

Acute ischemic stroke neuroimaging

Link to Publications

Education History


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


Diagnostic Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Medical Degree

Weill Cornell Medical College


Wellesley College; Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Senior Member, American Society of Neuroradiology
Radiological Society of North America
American Roentgen Ray Society
American College of Radiology
American Heart Association
American Stroke Association
Association of University Radiologists
American Association for Women Radiologists


2023 Dean’s Impact Award, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
2019 Stroke Perfusion Imaging Quality Improvement Team Award, Barnes-Jewish Hospital
2017 Stroke Thrombectomy Quality Improvement Team Award, Barnes-Jewish Hospital
2017 Distinguished Teacher of the Year, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology