Cardiovascular Imaging

Frank Seghatol, MD, goes over images with first year fellow Raja Zaghlol, MD, during and after a cardiovascular procedure on July 8, 2022, in the Cath Lab. MATT MILLER/WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

The Cardiac Diagnostic Laboratory at Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes-Jewish Hospital provides state-of-the art echocardiographic imaging, combined with a long tradition of clinical excellence and innovation. The Cardiac Diagnostic Laboratory performs over 30,000 2-D echocardiograms per year, and is actively involved with structural heart imaging through the Valvular Heart Disease Center.

The physician staff of the Cardiac Diagnostic Laboratory has unique extensive experience in performing echocardiographic studies, with expertise in diagnosing uncommon conditions, and are contributors to the second edition of the Washington Manual of Echocardiograpy.

The Cardiology Division, in partnership with the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, provides state-of-the-art multi-modality imaging, with an experienced staff of cardiac radiologists.


Julio Perez, MD, FACC, FAHA, FASE, FACP, Cardiac Diagnostic Laboratory

Clinical expertise

Cardiac Diagnostic Laboratory

  • 2-D and 3-D echocardiography and advance Doppler techniques
  • 2-D and 3-D transesophageal echocardiograhy
  • Stress echocardiography

 Mallinkrodt Institute of Radiology 

  • Cardiac computed tomography angiography (CCTA)
  • Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
    • Stress perfusion imaging
  • Cardiac positron emission tomography (PET)
  • PET/MRI imaging


Patient information

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Patients: 314-362-1291 or 888-210-8375


Washington University and Barnes Jewish Heart & Vascular Center
Center for Advanced Medicine
Washington University Medical Center
4921 Parkview Place, Suite 8A
St. Louis, MO 63110
Phone: 314-362-1291

Heart & Vascular Center in South County
5201 Midamerica Plaza, Suite 2300
St. Louis, MO 63129

Heart & Vascular Center in West County
1020 North Mason, Suite 100
St. Louis, MO 63141
Phone: 314-362-1291