Travis Browning, M.D., is an Associate Professor of Radiology and a member of the Abdominal Imaging Division at UT Southwestern, and serves as the Director of Quality for the Department of Radiology and one of the Medical Directors of Medical Informatics at Parkland Memorial Hospital. His clinical interests include computed tomography (CT) imaging and radiographic imaging of the abdomen and pelvis, fluoroscopy, and non-obstetrical ultrasound.

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Dr. Browning holds a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, and earned his medical degree from UT Southwestern Medical School. Also at UT Southwestern, he completed his residency training in diagnostic radiology, as well as advanced training through a fellowship program in abdominal imaging. He is certified in clinical informatics by the American Board of Preventive Medicine.

In addition to his clinical responsibilities, Dr. Browning is involved in the field of clinical informatics. He works closely with Parkland’s IT team to develop and implement new technologies throughout the hospital, as well as to maintain and evaluate projects and manage hardware lifecycles. He has worked on several small- and large-scale hospital implementations, such as voice recognition systems, 3-D imaging applications, an electronic peer review application, and electronic teaching file systems. He has also led and assisted numerous projects updating and optimizing Parkland’s electronic medical record and radiology information systems.

A career marked by service

Dr. Browning serves on numerous committees at UT Southwestern. He is a member of the Residency Program Evaluation Committee, Radiology Residency Quality Education Committee, and Radiology Informatics Workgroup. He also serves on the governing body that oversees development and implementation of the department’s digital assets, including its intranet site, and leads the Abdominal Structured Reporting Workgroup. Additionally, he chairs the Radiology Campus Collaborative Committee.

Dr. Browning is an active member of multiple national and international professional organizations, including the American Medical Association, American College of Radiology, American Roentgen Ray Society, Radiological Society of North America, Society of Abdominal Radiology, Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine, and the Texas Medical Association.

He has authored or co-authored numerous peer-reviewed publications and has contributed to a textbook on structured musculoskeletal imaging reports. Dr. Browning also serves as a reviewer for the International Journal of computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, and Abdominal Imaging.

Personal note

Dr. Browning enjoys eating out with his wife, grilling for his friends, and gaming with his son.


Medical School
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2003)
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2008), Diagnostic Radiology
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2009)


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Caudal duplication syndrome: imaging evaluation of a rare entity in an adult patient.
Hu T, Browning T, Bishop K Radiol Case Rep 2016 Mar 11 1 11-5
Implementation of an Online Screening and Check-In Process to Optimize Patient Workflow Before Outpatient MRI Studies.
Pirasteh A, VanDyke M, Bolton-Ronacher J, Xi Y, Eastland R, Young D, Escobar J, Hernandez C, Toomay S, Browning T, Pedrosa I J Am Coll Radiol 2016 Jan
Practice Quality Improvement During Residency: Where Do We Stand and Where Can We Improve?
Choudhery S, Richter M, Anene A, Xi Y, Browning T, Chason D, Morriss MC Acad Radiol 2014 May
Small changes, big results. Interview by Elizabeth Gardner.
Browning T Health Data Manag 2013 Jun 21 6 48
Extracting actionable findings of appendicitis from radiology reports using natural language processing.
Rink B, Roberts K, Harabagiu S, Scheuermann RH, Toomay S, Browning T, Bosler T, Peshock R AMIA Summits Transl Sci Proc 2013 2013 221

Honors & Awards

  • Roentgen Radiology/Fellow Research Award

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American College of Radiology
  • American Medical Association
  • American Roentgen Ray Society
  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • Radiological Society of North America
  • Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine
  • Society of Abdominal Radiology
  • Texas Medical Association