Diane C. Strollo, MD, FACR, FCCP







Visiting Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Education and Training

MD, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Residency in Radiology, Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland AFB, TX
Specialty Training in Thoracic Radiology, Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland AFB, TX 1989-1990

Professional Activities

Thoracic Section Head of the American Board of Radiology Maintanence of Certification (MOC) and Resident Certifying Exam
Member of the College Nominating Committee of the American College of Radiology (ACR)
Alternate Councilor to the ACR for the Society of Thoracic Radiology (STR)
Chair of the Radiology Society of North American (RSNA) program committee refresher course "Essentials of Radiology"
Radiology Section head for the University of Pittsburgh 2nd year medical student Body Fluid Homoeostasis Pulmonary Course
STR Intersociety Committee, member

Society Memberships:
Radiology Society of North American
American College of Radiology 
Pennsylvania Radiological Society
Society of Thoracic Radiology
American Roentgen Ray Society

Journal Reviewing and Editorial Boards

Associate Editor, Chest Radiology, for the Journal of the Annals of American Thoracic Society
Reviewer for American Journal of Radiology
Reviewer for the Annals of Thoracic Surgery


Volunteer Service Award from the American Board of Radiology, December 31, 2014 

Research Interests

Lung cancer screening
Staging of multifocal synchronous non-small cell lung cancers (IRB#PRO09010191)
Airway complications following lobectomy
Imaging refractory asthma; post-operative complications following gastropexy
Complications of lung transplantation
Mediastinal diseases
Imaging interstitial lung diseases


  1. Holbert JM, Strollo DC. Imaging of the normal trachea. J Thorac Imag 1995; 10:171-179.
  2. Adams HP, Rosado-de-Christenson ML, Strollo DC, Patz E. Pulmonary mucormycosis: radiologic findings in 32 cases. AJR 1997; 168:1541-1548
  3. Strollo DC, Rosado-de-Christenson ML, Jett J. Primary mediastinal tumors: tumors of the anterior mediastinum: Part I. Chest 1997; 112:511-522.
  4. Strollo DC, Rosado-de-Christenson ML, Jett J. Primary mediastinal tumors: tumors of the anterior mediastinum: Part I. Chest 1997; 112:511-522.
  5. Strollo DC, Rosado-de-Christenson ML. Primary tumors of the middle and posterior mediastinum. Semin Resp Crit Care Med 1997; 18(4):393-403.
  6. Strollo DC, Rosado-de-Christenson ML, Jett JR. Primary mediastinal tumors: tumors of the middle and posterior mediastinum: Part II. Chest 1997; 112:1344-1357.
  7. Strollo DC, Rosado-de-Christenson ML. Tumors of the thymus. J Thoracic Imag 1999; 14(3):152-171
  8. Hopper KD, Strollo DC, Mauger DT. Comparison of electron beam and ungated helical CT in the detection of coronary artery calcification by using a working heart phantom and artificial coronary arteries. Radiology 2002; 222 (2): 474-4820.
  9. Strollo DC, Rosado-de-Christenson ML. Primary mediastinal malignant germ cell neoplasms: imaging features. Chest Surg Clin NA 2002; 12:645-658
  10. Strollo DC, Rosado-de-Christenson ML, Franks TJ. Reclassification of cystic bronchioloalveolar carcinomas to adenocarcinomas based on the revised World Health Organization classification of lung and pleural tumours. J Thorac Imaging 2003; 18:59-66
  11. Strollo DC. Imaging of the idiopathic interstitial lung diseases: concepts and conundrums. Am J Respir Cell Molec Biol 2003; 29(3 Suppl):S10-18
  12. Gierada DS, Pilgram TK, Ford M, Fagerstrom R, Church TR, Nath H, Garg K, Strollo DC. Lung cancer: interobserver agreement on the interpretation of pulmonary findings on low-dose CT screening. Radiology 2008; 246 (1):265-72
  13. Goldin JG, Lynch DA, Strollo DC, Suh RD, Schraufnagel DE, et al. Scleroderma Lung Study Research Group. High-resolution computed tomography findings in patients with symptomatic scleroderma-related interstitial lung diseases. Chest 2008;134(2):358-67
  14. Gierada DS, Garg K, Nath H, Strollo DC, Fagerstrom RM, Ford MB. CT quality assurance in the lung screening study component of the National Lung Screening Trial: implications for multicenter imaging trials. AJR../AJRonline.org; AJR 2009;193(2):419-24
  15. Wenzel SE, Vitari CA, Shende M, Strollo DC, Larkin A, Yousem SA. Asthmatic granulomatosis: a novel disease with asthmatic and granulomatous features. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2012;186(6):501-7. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201203-0476OC. Epub 2012 Jul 5
  16. Strollo DC, Dacic S, Ocak I, Pilewski J, Bermerdez C, Crespo MM. Malignancies incidentally detected at lung transplantation. AJR 2013;201:108-116
  17. Strollo DC, Franks TJ, Galvin JF. The idiopathic interstitial pneumonias: histology and imaging. Sem of Roenteng 2015;50(1):8-15
  18. Czeyda-Pommersheim F, Hwang M, Chen S, Fuhrman CR, Strollo DC, Bhalla S. Thoracic manifestations of amyloidosis: modern cross-sectional imaging. Accepted in RadioGraphics 2015 Sept/Oct
  19. Strollo DC. Small non-fatal pulmonary emboli: is CTPA the culprit? Editorial. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2015 Jul;12(7):974-5.