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Basak Dogan, M.D., FSBI, is Clinical Professor of Radiology and Eugene P. Frenkel Endowed Scholar in Clinical Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center, where she serves as a member of its Breast Imaging Division and the Director of Breast Imaging Research.

Dr. Dogan earned her medical degree at Hacettepe University in Ankara, Turkey, and completed her residency training in diagnostic radiology at Ankara University Medical School. She received advanced training in breast imaging through a fellowship program at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. 

Prior to joining the UT Southwestern faculty in 2016, she was an associate professor at MD Anderson, where she also served as Medical Director of the MD Anderson Ben and Julie Rogers Main Campus Breast Diagnostic Clinic. 

Dr. Dogan’s research interests include advanced breast magnetic resonance imaging applications, optoacoustic imaging, and microbubble contrast-enhanced ultrasound of sentinel lymph nodes. She has authored or co-authored more than 150 peer-reviewed publications, abstracts, and book chapters and is frequently an invited speaker at many national and international conferences and grand rounds.

Dr. Dogan serves as the director of breast imaging research, and is a member of the UT Southwestern National Clinical Trials Executive Leadership Committee. Nationally, she serves on the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group-American College of Radiology Imaging Network (ECOG-ACRIN) Cancer Research Group,  and the American Society of Clinical Oncology's TCGA/TCIA Breast Research Group. She is active in American College of Radiology (ACR) Data Science Institute and is a co-author of multiple ACR appropriateness criteria on breast cancer imaging. 

She is an active member of several professional societies, including the Radiological Society of North America, American Roentgen Ray Society, and the College of American Radiology. In 2017, she became a Fellow of the Society of Breast Imaging.

Dr. Dogan's editorial activities include serving as associate editor of BMC Cancer, an editorial board member for PLOS ONE and the European Journal of Breast Health, and a reviewer for the American Journal of Roentgenology, Cancer Journal, Radiographics, International Journal of Breast Diseases, Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, American Journal of Surgical Oncology, and the Annals of Surgical Oncology. She is a grant reviewer for multiple funding organizations.


Medical School
Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine (1997)
Ankara University School of Medicine, Turkey (2001), Diagnostic Radiology
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center (2005), Breast Imaging


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

A Tale of Two Hospitals: Effect of Access to Care Through a Safety Net Hospital on Adjuvant Therapy, Imaging Compliance and 5-Year Survival Rates Compared to the University Hospital Served by the Same Breast Cancer Clinical Teams.
Mootz AR, Ozcan BB, Polat DS, Acevedo Z, Xi Y, Unni N, Nwachukwu C, Dogan BE, Acad Radiol 2024 Feb
Current status of optoacoustic breast imaging and future trends in clinical application: is it ready for prime time?
Ozcan BB, Wanniarachchi H, Mason RP, Dogan BE, Eur Radiol 2024 Feb
Supplemental Optoacoustic Imaging of Breast Masses: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis.
Ozcan BB, Xi Y, Dogan BE, Acad Radiol 2023 Sep
Outcome of Imaging and Biopsy of BI-RADS Category 3 Lesions: Follow-Up Compliance, Biopsy, and Malignancy Rates in a Large Patient Cohort.
Polat DS, Merchant K, Hayes J, Omar L, Compton L, Dogan BE, J Ultrasound Med 2023 Jun 42 6 1285-1296
Optoacoustic Imaging With Decision Support for Differentiation of Benign and Malignant Breast Masses: A 15-Reader Retrospective Study.
Seiler SJ, Neuschler EI, Butler RS, Lavin PT, Dogan BE, AJR Am J Roentgenol 2023 May 220 5 646-658
Artificial Intelligence in Breast Imaging: Challenges of Integration Into Clinical Practice.
Ozcan BB, Patel BK, Banerjee I, Dogan BE, J Breast Imaging 2023 May 5 3 248-257
Imaging of COVID-19 Vaccine-Related Axillary Lymphadenopathy: Initial Outcomes Based on US Features of Axillary Lymph Nodes.
Ahn RW, Porembka JH, Mootz AR, Goudreau SH, Dogan BE, Xi Y, Seiler SJ, J Breast Imaging 2023 Mar 5 2 135-147

Honors & Awards

  • Basak Erguvan Dogan
    Outstanding Reviewer Award, Journal of Breast Imaging (2024-2024)