Jorge A. Soto, MD

Professor, Radiology

Jorge Soto
88 E. Newton St Newton Pavilion


Jorge A. Soto, MD, Professor of Radiology, is Chief of Radiology at Boston Medical Center and Chair of the Department of Radiology at Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine. Soto has served as interim Chief/Chair of the department since September 2015.

Soto joined BMC in 2002 as the head of the section of Body Imaging in the Department of Radiology and was named vice chair in 2005. He joined BUSM as Associate Professor of Radiology in 2002 and was promoted to Professor in 2008.

Soto’s main clinical and research interests include: CT and MR imaging of pancreatico-biliary diseases; trauma; abdominal emergencies; inflammatory bowel disease; and CT colonography. He is the author of more than 130 peer-reviewed journal articles, 60 review articles/book chapters, and editor of six books. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Emergency Radiology and the Society of Abdominal Radiology

Soto currently serves on the editorial boards of Radiology and Abdominal Radiology and as a reviewer for numerous journals, including Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Academic Radiology, American Journal of Roentgenology, Emergency Radiology, Journal of Trauma, European Radiology, Radiographics and American Journal of Gastroenterology.

Soto is the current president of the New England Roentgen Ray Society and is a member of the Executive Committee of the American Society of Emergency Radiology. In addition he currently serves or has served on multiple committees for national and international scientific societies including the Radiological Society of North America, American Roentgen Ray Society, Society of Abdominal Radiology and American College of Radiology.

Born in Colombia, Soto received his Doctor of Medicine and Surgery and Specialist in Diagnostic Radiology degrees from Instituto de Ciencias de la Salud (CES) in Medellin, Colombia. He served as a Body Imaging Fellow at Boston University Medical Center.

Other Positions

  • Chair, Radiology, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
  • Chief, Radiology, Boston Medical Center


  • Instituto de Ciencias de la Salud, MD


  • Published on 3/1/2024

    Sengupta N, Kastenberg DM, Bruining DH, Latorre M, Leighton JA, Brook OR, Wells ML, Guglielmo FF, Naringrekar HV, Gee MS, Soto JA, Park SH, Yoo DC, Ramalingam V, Huete A, Khandelwal A, Gupta A, Allen BC, Anderson MA, Dane BR, Sokhandon F, Grand DJ, Tse JR, Fidler JL. The Role of Imaging for GI Bleeding: ACG and SAR Consensus Recommendations. Radiology. 2024 Mar; 310(3):e232298. PMID: 38441091.

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  • Published on 2/2/2024

    Sepúlveda-Alfaro J, Catalán EA, Vallejos OP, Ramos-Tapia I, Madrid-Muñoz C, Mendoza-León MJ, Suazo ID, Rivera-Asin E, Silva PH, Alvarez-Mardones O, Castillo-Godoy DP, Riedel CA, Schinnerling K, Ugalde JA, Soto JA, Bueno SM, Kalergis AM, Melo-Gonzalez F. Human metapneumovirus respiratory infection affects both innate and adaptive intestinal immunity. Front Immunol. 2024; 15:1330209. PMID: 38404579.

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  • Published on 1/6/2024

    Uribe FR, González VPI, Kalergis AM, Soto JA, Bohmwald K. Understanding the Neurotrophic Virus Mechanisms and Their Potential Effect on Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Development. Brain Sci. 2024 Jan 06; 14(1). PMID: 38248274.

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  • Published on 6/1/2023

    Dane B, Gupta A, Wells ML, Anderson MA, Fidler JL, Naringrekar HV, Allen BC, Brook OR, Bruining DH, Gee MS, Grand DJ, Kastenberg D, Khandelwal A, Sengupta N, Soto JA, Guglielmo FF. Dual-Energy CT Evaluation of Gastrointestinal Bleeding. Radiographics. 2023 Jun; 43(6):e220192. PMID: 37167088.

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  • Published on 5/16/2023

    Soto JA, Loaiza RA, Echeverría S, Ramírez RA, Kalergis AM. Current and emerging pharmacological treatments for respiratory syncytial virus infection in high-risk infants. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2023; 24(10):1143-1158. PMID: 37165859.

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  • Published on 9/20/2022

    Hua N, Minaeva O, Lupoli N, Franz ES, Liu X, Moncaster JA, Babcock KJ, Jara H, Tripodis Y, Guermazi A, Soto JA, Anderson SW, Goldstein LE. Gadolinium Deposition in the Rat Brain Measured with Quantitative MRI versus Elemental Mass Spectrometry. Radiology. 2023 Jan; 306(1):244-251. PMID: 36125373.

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  • Published on 9/19/2022

    Ramos-Tapia I, Nuñez R, Salinas C, Salinas P, Soto J, Paneque M. Study of Wetland Soils of the Salar de Atacama with Different Azonal Vegetative Formations Reveals Changes in the Microbiota Associated with Hygrophile Plant Type on the Soil Surface. Microbiol Spectr. 2022 Oct 26; 10(5):e0053322. PMID: 36121227.

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  • Published on 1/31/2022

    Kaliaev A, Chavez W, Soto J, Huda F, Xie H, Nguyen M, Shamdasani V, Anderson S. Quantitative Ultrasound Assessment of Hepatic Steatosis. J Clin Exp Hepatol. 2022 Jul-Aug; 12(4):1091-1101. PMID: 35814521.

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  • Published on 10/1/2021

    Guglielmo FF, Wells ML, Bruining DH, Strate LL, Huete Á, Gupta A, Soto JA, Allen BC, Anderson MA, Brook OR, Gee MS, Grand DJ, Gunn ML, Khandelwal A, Park SH, Ramalingam V, Sokhandon F, Yoo DC, Fidler JL. Gastrointestinal Bleeding at CT Angiography and CT Enterography: Imaging Atlas and Glossary of Terms. Radiographics. 2021 Oct; 41(6):1632-1656. PMID: 34597220.

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  • Published on 9/23/2021

    Fidler JL, Guglielmo FF, Brook OR, Strate LL, Bruining DH, Gupta A, Allen BC, Anderson MA, Wells ML, Ramalingam V, Gunn ML, Grand DJ, Gee MS, Huete A, Khandalwal A, Sokhandon F, Park SH, Yoo DC, Soto JA. Management of gastrointestinal bleeding: Society of Abdominal Radiology (SAR) Institutional Survey. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2022 01; 47(1):2-12. PMID: 34554300.

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