Cecelia C. Brewington, M.D., is a Professor in the Department of Radiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center, who also serves as the department's Vice Chair of Community & Clinical Outreach and Chief of its Community Radiology division.

Certified in diagnostic radiology by the American Board of Radiology, she also serves as Medical Director of UT Southwestern’s CT Lung Cancer Screening Program.

Because diagnostic radiology deals with early detection and treatment, it marries my desire to help patients get better with my interest in the ever-changing and improving medical radiologic technology.

In addition to her clinical and teaching activities, Dr. Brewington holds a number of administrative roles, including serving as Chair of the Medical Center’s Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Utilization High-Cost Imaging Committee.

Dr. Brewington’s research interests include 3-D ultrasound evaluation of urinary incontinence treatments and computed tomography (CT) lung perfusion.

She has published a number of scholarly articles and delivered many national and international presentations related to her specialty.

Dr. Brewington’s honors include the Radiological Society of North America’s 2011 Certificate of Merit and the Society of Thoracic Radiology’s 2015 Jack Westcott Award.

She joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 1996.

Dr. Brewington earned her medical degree at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. She completed both a diagnostic radiology residency and a diagnostic body imaging fellowship at UT Southwestern.

She is a member of the American Medical Association, American College of Radiology, American Roentgen Ray Society, and Texas Radiological Society, among other professional organizations.


Medical School
Univ of Nebraska (1991)
Parkland Health & Hospital System (1992), Diagnostic Radiology
Parkland Health & Hospital System (1995), Diagnostic Radiology
UT Southwestern Medical Center (1996), Body Imaging

Research Interest

  • 3-D ultrasound evaluation of urinary incontinence treatments
  • CT lung perfusion


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Honors & Awards

  • THORACIC PAPER AWARD WINNER "CT Perfusion as a Biomarker for Lung Cancers Containing Genetic Mutations"
    MD Anderson Cancer Clinic (2018)
  • UTSW Black History Month Recognition
    Office of Faculty Diversity and Development (2016)
  • Jack Westcott Award
    Society of Thoracic Radiology (2015)
  • Certificate of Merit 97th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting
    Radiological Society of North America (2011)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American College of Radiology
  • American College of Radiology - Colon Cancer Committee
  • American Medical Association
  • American Roentgen Ray Society
  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • High Value Practice Academic Alliance
  • Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (ICAVL) at UT Southwestern Ultrasound
  • National Radiology Data Registry CTC Registry Committee
  • Society for Abdominal Radiology
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Texas Radiological Society