Larry C. Chow, M.D.

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Diagnostic Radiology, Radiology
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Dr. Chow joined the abdominal imaging faculty at OHSU in 2005. He attended the College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY where he graduated with distinction in 1990, earning his A.B. degree in Cellular and Molecular Biology. Following this, he attended the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor where he earned his M.D. degree cum laude in 1995. He took a one year hiatus from his medical studies in 1992-1993 where he conducted physiology research in the cardiovascular department at Ciba-Geigy, AG pharmaceuticals in Basel, Switzerland. From 1995-1996, he served as an intern in Internal Medicine at the University of Vermont/Fletcher-Allen Healthcare in Burlington, VT. He then spent 9 years in the Department of Radiology at Stanford University as a diagnostic radiology resident for 4 years, NCI Body Imaging Fellow for 2 years and finally as an Assistant Professor for 3 years.


Dr. Chow has published nearly 30 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters, 20 abstracts and posters and has delivered over 50 invited lectures at regional, national and international meetings, CME courses and visiting professorships. He has a strong interest in teaching medical students and residents. His primary interests include urinary tract imaging, particularly advanced techniques such as CT urography and novel MR imaging techniques as they apply to the urinary tract. In his spare time, Dr. Chow enjoys road and mountain biking, bicycle touring, Nordic skiing and snowboarding.


  • Degrees:
    A.B., Cornell University, Ithica, NY, 1990
    M.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Residency:
    Stanford University, Diagnostic Radiology, Stanford, CA, 2000
  • Fellowship:
    Stanford University, National Cancer Institute Body Imaging , Stanford, CA, 2002
  • Certification:
    American Board of Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology, 2000

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