Dr. Amilcare Gentili received Doctor of Medicine degree his (Magna Cum laude) in 1983 from the University of Pavia (top ten percent graduate). He completed a Nuclear Medicine residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami in 1986, where he served as Chief Resident. He completed a Diagnostic Radiology residency at University Hospitals of Cleveland in 1992. He is certified by the American Board of Radiology, by the American Board of Nuclear Medicine and in Clinical Informatics by the American Board of Preventive Medicine. After his residency, Dr. Gentili remained on the medical staff as an attending physician at University Hospitals of Cleveland for an additional year as an Assistant Professor of Radiology at Case Western University, Cleveland, Ohio. Then for the following 10 years he was an Assistant Professor and later an Associate Professor of Radiological Sciences at UCLA, Los Angeles, California and Assistant Chief of Radiology at West Los Angeles VA Medical Center. In September, 2002, he became a faculty member at the University of California, San Diego Medical Center and presently is a Professor of Clinical Radiology at UCSD and Chief of Radiology at San Diego VA Health Care System.
Dr. Gentili has authored over 30 peer-reviewed publications, 9 book chapters, 35 scientific abstracts, 99 educational exhibits and numerous web based publications (http://www.gentili.net). He reviews for the American Journal of Roentgenology, Skeletal Radiology, JAMIA and is an editor for eMedicine. His educational exhibits at the Radiological Society of North America and American Roentgen Ray Society have won one Bronze medal, eleven Certificate of Merits, and two Awards for Excellence in Design.
Dr. Gentili’s clinical and research interests include MR imaging of the musculoskeletal system, musculoskeletal neoplasm, radiology informatics, natural language processing, machine learning, deep learning and cost effectiveness analysis.