Carilion Announces New Chair of Radiology

Daniel R. Karolyi, M.D., Ph.D.

Daniel R. Karolyi, M.D., Ph.D., has accepted the position of chair of Radiology for Carilion Clinic and Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. Dr. Karolyi joined Carilion in 2010 and has served as co-chair of Radiology since March 2019. He has served as vice chair of Radiology as well as director of the VTCSOM Radiology clerkship since 2012.

Other leadership positions within Carilion include medical director of MRI, Quality Officer for the Department of Radiology, and co-chair of the Medical Professional Acquisition Advisory Committee (MPAAC).

Dr. Karolyi is a national expert in MRI and has been a faculty member for the American College of Radiology (ACR) Education Center for the last decade, teaching attending radiologists from around the world about best practices and innovations in body MRI.

He received his B.S. in Chemistry from the Georgia Institute of Technology, M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Ph.D. in Bioengineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and M.D. from the Medical College of Georgia. He completed his post-graduate training at Emory University including internship with the Department of Medicine, residency in Diagnostic Radiology, and fellowship in Body MRI.

As chair and medical director of Radiology, Dr. Karolyi will be responsible for growing and developing the clinical services and medical education for general and specialty radiological and imaging services throughout Carilion and VTC. At Carilion, he will work in a dyad partnership with Tim Auwarter, vice president for Clinical Support.