Eric Zeikus, M.D., is an Assistant Professor of Radiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center and a member of its Abdominal Imaging Division. He also serves as the Chief Radiology Officer of UT Southwestern’s University Hospitals and Clinics.

Dr. Zeikus holds a bachelor's degree in cellular and molecular biology from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He earned his medical degree at the Pritzker School of Medicine at the University of Chicago and completed his radiology residency training at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, where he remained to receive advanced training through a fellowship program in body magnetic resonance imaging.

Prior to joining the UT Southwestern faculty in 2016, Dr. Zeikus spent more than a decade in private practice, serving as Medical Director of the Medical Center of Southeastern Oklahoma in Durant and as Chairman of the Department of Hospital Based Physicians at Wilson N. Jones Hospital/Texas Health Presbyterian in Sherman, Texas.

His research focuses on HIV protease inhibitors and magnetic resonance imaging of right lower quadrant pain.

Dr. Zeikus serves on multiple departmental committees dedicated to patient care, quality improvement, and training, and he represents his colleagues as a member of the UT Southwestern Faculty Senate.

He is an active member of numerous national and international professional organizations, including the American College of Radiology, the Society of Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance, the Texas Radiological Society, and the Radiological Society of North America.


Medical School
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine (2001)
Loyola University Medical Center/MacNeal Hospital (2002), Transitional Year
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (2006), Diagnostic Radiology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (2007), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (mri)