Cynthia K. Rigsby, MD, FACR

Chair, Department of Medical Imaging (Radiology); Earl J. Frederick Distinguished Professorship in Radiology

Professor of Radiology (Pediatric Radiology) and Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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Dr. Rigsby is an internationally recognized pediatric cardiovascular imaging clinician and researcher. Her primary clinical interest is in pediatric CT and MR imaging, with a specialty expertise and research focus in pediatric cardiovascular imaging. Her work includes evaluating techniques and analytic tools for the comprehensive in-vivo measurement and analysis of cardiovascular hemodynamics in patients with congenital and acquired heart disease. She has been Chair of the Department of Medical Imaging since 2020. 

Clinical Interests

Cardiac and body imaging​


Education & Training

Education: Duke University School of Medicine, 1990; Duke University, 1986

Postgraduate Training: Fellowship in pediatric radiology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, 1995-1996; Residency in diagnostic radiology, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University St Louis, Barnes Hospital, 1991-1995; Internship in internal medicine, University of North Carolina Hospitals, 1990-1991

Board Certifications: Pediatric Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology

Professional Organizations: American College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America, The Society for Pediatric Radiology, Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine

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