Elliot K. Fishman, MD

Elliot K. Fishman, M.D. is Director of Diagnostic Imaging and Body Computed Tomography (CT) in the Russell H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, and Professor of Radiology, Surgery, Urology, and Oncology at Johns Hopkins.

Dr. Fishman serves as co-principal investigator of the Felix Project for Early Detection of Pancreatic Cancer, focused on using deep learning and artificial intelligence for medical imaging. His work in CT has resulted in more than 1,300 peer-reviewed publications and he has co-authored 10 textbooks. Dr. Fishman developed the website,, which currently has more than 300,000 users, as well as its Facebook, Instagram and Twitter versions, which has more than a million followers from 190 countries.

Dr. Fishman has won numerous honors and awards, including the Best Educator Award from the Radiological Society of North America in 2009; the Aunt Minnie Educator Award for 2001, 2004, 2014, 2017; the Aunt Minnie Research Award in 2007; and the Aunt Minnie Award in 2016 and 2017 for best computer app. He was inducted into the Miller-Coulson Academy at Johns Hopkins in 2015 for Clinical Excellence in Medicine. In addition, Dr. Fishman received the Best Consulting Physician Award at Johns Hopkins in 2016.