Tyler J. Fraum, MD

Assistant Professor of Radiology

Clinical Expertise:
Abdominal Nuclear Medicine

Tyler J. Fraum, MD, is an assistant professor of radiology for Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology (MIR) at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He completed a residency in diagnostic radiology and fellowships in body MRI and nuclear medicine, all at MIR. He currently has appointments in abdominal imaging and nuclear medicine. Fraum’s clinical interests include body MRI, oncologic PET, and abdominal/pelvic applications of PET/MRI. His research interests include PET/MRI for rectal cancer, PET and MRI motion correction, and multiparametric PET. He is currently the principal investigator for several prospective clinical trials.

In 2017, Fraum received the Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award from the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). In addition to the RSNA, he is actively involved in the Society of Abdominal Radiology, serving as head of the technical subcommittee for the disease-focused panel on rectal cancer. He is a reviewer for multiple journals, including Radiology and the American Journal of Roentgenology. He earned his medical degree from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, and his bachelor’s degree from University of Chicago.

Clinical Interest

Oncologic imaging, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and positron emission tomography (PET)

Research Interests

PET/MRI for rectal cancer, PET and MRI motion correction, multiparametric PET, LI-RADS

Link to Publications

Education History

Fellowship

Body MRI Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis; Nuclear Medicine, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Residency

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

Medical Degree

Duke University

Undergraduate

University of Chicago

Associations

Radiological Society of North America
American Roentgen Ray Society
Society of Abdominal Radiology
Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
Alpha Omega Alpha

Awards

2021 Distinguished Teacher Award, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology
2021 Honor Roll, Academy of Educators, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
2021 Distinguished Reviewer, American Journal of Roentgenology
2021 Distinguished Reviewer, Abdominal Radiology
2018 Fellow of the Year, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology
2017 Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award, RSNA
2016 Trainee Travel Award, RSNA Annual Meeting