Omar B. McCarty, MD

Diagnostic Radiology Resident

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Hometown: Strawberry Plains, TN

Describe a teachable med school moment: Became pre-syncopal in the OR after not eating or drinking for 14+ hours. Worked out fine after breaking scrub for Cheerios and orange juice - scrubbed back in, placed a chest tube, and finished the case. Lesson: Don't neglect your health - even for a short time!

Why I chose MIR: The quality of the training and education and the opportunity to experience independent call

My favorite radiology sign: Sail sign

My personal interests: Spending time with my wife, four kids and in-laws; music, reading and college sports enthusiast; reading, studying and teaching theology

My favorite go-to meal: Bacon cheeseburger and fries

I'm excited about living in St. Louis because: Six Flags, parks, music, theater and college and professional sports

Something most people don’t know about me: I have a masters degree in theology.

Clinical Interest

General radiology, nuclear medicine, lung cancer screening

Research Interests

MRI appearance of lesions in the cirrhotic liver

Education History

Medical Degree

East Tennessee State University James H. Quillen College of Medicine


University of Tennessee, Knoxville