Biography

Korgun Koral, M.D., is Professor of Radiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center, and a member of its Pediatric Radiology Division.

Originally from Turkey, Dr. Koral received his medical degree from Hacettepe University in Ankara, and radiology residency training at Ankara University Medical School. He then obtained advanced training through fellowship programs in pediatric radiology at the University of California - Los Angeles (UCLA), in pediatric vascular and interventional radiology at Children's Memorial Hospital and Northwestern University School of Medicine in Chicago, and in diagnostic neuroradiology at UCLA.

Prior to rejoining the UT Southwestern faculty in 2020, Dr. Koral served as Professor of Radiology at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, and Director of both Pediatric Neuroradiology and Pediatric MRI. He began his academic career in 2002 as Assistant Professor of Radiology at UT Southwestern, advancing to Associate Professor in 2007 and Professor in 2014.

Dr. Koral is certified by the American Board of Radiology in pediatric radiology, neuroradiology, and diagnostic radiology.

Dr. Koral's research interests have resulted in more than 65 original publications in peer-reviewed journals, and his scholarly activity includes contributions to more than 14 textbooks. He has also presented his findings at professional conferences throughout the United States and around the world, and is a frequent lecturer at medical institutions and scientific assemblies.

He is active in several national and international organizations, including the Radiological Society of North America, Society for Pediatric Radiology, American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology, American Society of Neuroradiology, European Society of Radiology, and the Turkish Medical Imaging and Interventional Radiology Society.

Education

Medical School
Unlisted - International Colle (1992), Medicine

Honors & Awards

  • Editor's Recognition Award
    Radiology (2016)
  • Editor's Recognition Award
    Radiology (2015)
  • Golden Apple Teaching Award
    UT Southwestern (2015)
  • Certificate of Appreciation
    American Society of Neuroradiology (2014)
  • Certificate of Recognition for Peer Review
    American Journal of Neuroradiology (2014)
  • Editor's Recognition Award
    Radiology (2014)
  • Golden Apple Teaching Award
    UT Southwestern (2014)
  • Editor's Recognition Award
    Radiology (2013)
  • Golden Apple Teaching Award
    UT Southwestern (2012)
  • Certificate of Recognition for Peer Review
    American Journal of Neuroradiology (2011)
  • Golden Apple Teaching Award
    UT Southwestern (2010)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Society of Neuroradiology
  • American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology
  • European Society of Radiology
  • Radiological Society of North America
  • Society of Pediatric Radiology
  • Turkish Medical Imaging and Interventional Radiology Society