William L Simpson, Jr., MD
- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Radiology
Specialties:Radiology, Body Imaging
Research Topics:Cancer, Computed Tomography, Imaging, Lysosomal Storage Diseases, MRI, Magnetic Resonance Imaging
William L Simpson, Jr, MD is an Associate Professor in the Body Imaging section of the department of radiology at The Mount Sinai Medical Center. He graduated from medical school in his home state at the Medical University of South Carolina. After a transitional internship at Emory University in Atlanta he began his career at Mount Sinai by completing radiology residency and a body imaging/mammography fellowship at this institution. He then joined the faculty in 2000 as an Assistant Professor. From 2003-2010 he served as the Director of Medical Student Education for the radiology department. In that role he developed and initiated the required 4th year radiology clerkship. His research interests are varied. However, he is very involved in the lysosomal storage disease program at the medical center having been involved in international trials for Gaucher Disease as well as the development of an enzyme treatment for Niemann-Pick Disease. Other interests include imaging of liver disease and in particular hepatocelluar carcinoma. He is a member of the Tisch Cancer Institute as well as its Liver Disease Focus Group
MD, Medical Univ of South Carolina
Residency, Transitional, Emory University Hospital
Residency, Radiology, Mount Sinai Hospital
Fellowship, Radiology, Mount Sinai Hospital
Agfa Radiology management Award
Distinguished Radiologist Award, New York Roentgen Society
Elected a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine
President of the New York Roentgen Society
Simpson WL, Lee KM, Sosa N, Cooper N, Scigliano E, Brody JD, Doucette JT, Kostakoglu L. Lymph nodes can accurately be measured on PET-CT for lymphoma staging/restaging without a concomitant contrast enhanced CT scan. Leukemia & lymphoma 2015 Nov;.
Simpson WL, Hermann G, Balwani M. Imaging of Gaucher disease. World journal of radiology 2014 Sep; 6(9).