Fernando Collado-Mesa, MD, FSBI, is associate professor of radiology at University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, and medical director of the Breast Health Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida.
He received his medical degree from the University of Medical Sciences of Havana, Cuba, and completed a residency in Medical Epidemiology at the National School of Public Health, Havana, Cuba. Dr. Collado-Mesa is a former Public Health Research Fellow, Pan-American Health Organization, and Academic Visitor, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, England.
After migrating to the United States, he completed a residency in diagnostic radiology at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, and at University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine. He then completed a breast imaging fellowship at Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, Florida.
Dr. Collado-Mesa is a member of the ACR Economics Committee in Breast Imaging and has participated, presented, and lectured at numerous state, national, and international meetings. He is the author of numerous publications. His research interests include artificial intelligence in diagnostic radiology and is head of Innovation and Artificial Intelligence at the Department of Radiology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He is passionate about teaching and is associate director, Radiology Residency Program, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine/Jackson Memorial Hospital.
Dr. Collado-Mesa enjoys sports and plays soccer with residents and fellows. He is an avid reader, enjoys music and movies, and likes to travel with his family. He lives in Miami Beach, Florida, with his wife of 21 years, Cindy, and their daughter, Amanda (18). His son, Fernando Javier (30), currently lives and work in Chile.