Carla Harmath

Assistant Professor of Radiology

5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC2026
Chicago, Illinois 60637

Phone: 773.795.8171
Fax: 773.702.1161

Carla Harmath, MD, is an abdominal radiologist with special expertise in abdominal MRI, CT, US with focus on oncologic and transplant imaging. Her approach is one of collaborative and multidisciplinary clinical focus that impacts directly on patient management. Dr. Harmath is an active participant of several multidisciplinary conferences in abdominal and pelvic imaging, including liver tumor and metabolic diseases, organ transplant, genitourinary oncology and gastrointestinal oncology.

Dr. Harmath is actively involved in resident and staff education, with emphasis on cutting-edge knowledge, constructive discussions and challenging the status quo, thus promoting understanding and innovation. Her didactic resident conferences focus on interactive learning with unconventional simulations of disease processes and pattern recognition.

Dr. Harmath is a member of the Diversity and Inclusion Committees of both the BSD and the radiology department. Her efforts promote a diverse and equal work environment fostering opportunities for underserved minorities, enriching the workforce with the goal of maximizing gains from each other’s differences.


Medical School: Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Brazil, 1996
Research Fellowship: QTV/Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 1996-1998
Internship: Hospital of Saint Raphel, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Residency: Diagnostic Radiology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL, 2003
Fellowship: MRI Body Imaging Fellowship, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 2003-2004 

Certification: American Board of Radiology, 2003


  • American Roentgen Ray society (ARRS)
  • American College of Radiology (ACR)
  • Chicago Radiological Society (CRS)
  • Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)
  • Society of Abdominal Radiology (SAR)


  • Marc Tetalman Memorial Award for Outstanding Teaching, Department of Radiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2018
  • Outstanding Teacher Award, Feinberg School of Medicine, 2016
  • Radiological Society of North America Resident-Fellow Research Award, 2002

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Research Interests


Languages spoken

  • English (fluent)
  • Portuguese (fluent)
  • French (advanced)
  • Italian (advanced)
  • Spanish (basic)

Official postal address

The Univeristy of Chicago 
Department of Radiology 
5841 S. Maryland Ave 
Rm. P210, P201E 
Chicago, IL 60637