Peter Franklin, MD
Vice Chairman of Radiology
Musculoskeletal MRI Specialist,
Cardiac CTA Specialist, Level II
American Board of Radiology, Board Certified
Dr. Peter Franklin is the co-founder of Radisphere and serves as the Vice Chairman of Radiology for the company. In this role, Dr. Franklin is responsible for radiologist recruiting and training and is the key liaison between the radiologists and the company. He is based in Boston. Dr. Franklin is considered to be one of the country's leading experts in teleradiology, having provided the service since its infancy in 1994.
Prior to developing a teleradiology service, Dr. Franklin served as Chief of Body and Musculoskeletal CT and MRI at Boston University Medical Center and Director of Musculoskeletal and Body Imaging at Somerset Diagnostic Centers. While at Boston University Medical Center he created the first CME course that combined orthopedic and radiology faculty for the purpose of teaching both specialties to interpret musculoskeletal MRI examinations. He has promoted this unique philosophy of a combined approach and a close working relationship between orthopedic surgeons and radiologists to elevate the level of diagnostic excellence and improve patient care. This model is now the standard in sports medicine MRI courses.
Dr. Franklin provides services to the NFL's San Diego Chargers and Chicago Bears, as well as many other elite athletes and hundreds of orthopedic surgeons.
His extensive credentials include:
- American Board of Radiology, Board Certified
- Residency: Boston University Medical Center (Chief Resident), Boston, MA
- Fellowship: CT and Vascular/Interventional, New England/Deaconess Hospital
- Visiting Fellowship: MRI, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA