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Aletta A. Frazier, MD

Academic Title:

Clinical Professor

Primary Appointment:

Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine

Phone (Primary):

(410) 328-3477


(410) 328-0641

Education and Training

1978-1982       Artium Baccalaureus (A.B.) – Awarded 1982, Graduated Magna Cum Laude Degree – History of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire

1982-1983       Certificate of Fine Art Appraisal and Auctioneering – Awarded 1983
Sotheby Parke Bernet & Company, London, England

1987-1991       Medical Degree (M.D.) – Awarded 1991
George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC

1991-1992       Transitional Internship, Georgetown University Hospital, Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, Virginia

1997-1999       Callendar-Binford Fellowship, Department of Radiologic Pathology, Division of Pulmonary and Mediastinal Radiology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC

1992-1997       Residency, Diagnostic Radiology, The George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC


Dr. Aletta Frazier is a Clinical Professor specializing in cardiovascular imaging. She also is an accomplished medical and scieintific illustrator.

Research/Clinical Keywords

Cardiovascular Imaging; Medical Illustration

Highlighted Publications

Jonas SN, Kligerman SJ, Burke AP, Frazier AA, White CS. Pulmonary valve anatomy and abnormalities: Pictorial essay of radiography, computed tomography (CT), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). J Thorac Imaging 2016;31:W4-W12. PMID: 26656195.

Hye RK, Seung MY, Hwa YL, Jin HH, Frazier AA, White CS. Presence of subpleural pulmonary interstitial emphysema as an indication of single or multiple alveolar ruptures on CT in patients with spontaneous pneumomediastinum. Acta Radiol 2016 Feb 10. PMID: 26868169.

Jeudy J, Burke AP, Frazier AA. Cardiac Lymphoma. Radiol Clin North Am. 2016 Jul;54(4):689-710. PMID: 27265603. (Title of Issue: “Extranodal Lymphoma Head to Toe”)

Professional Activity

1992-present    American College of Radiology  

1996-present    American Association for Women Radiologists

1997-present    Radiological Society of North America

2000-present    American Roentgen Ray Society

2000-present    Society of Thoracic Radiology

2000-present    Association of Medical Illustrators

2001-present    Guild of Natural Science Illustrators

2006-present    North American Society for Cardiovascular Imaging