The Department of Radiology this week announced incoming faculty for the Pediatric Radiology section at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Stephen Little, MD, is expected to join the department as an Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology, effective Sept. 1, 2020.
Dr. Little is currently a pediatric radiologist and neuroradiologist at Children’s Diagnostic Imaging of Atlanta where he interprets a variety of imaging studies, including CT, MRI, nuclear medicine, ultrasound and X-ray. He also has expertise in pediatric musculoskeletal radiology, body imaging and interventional radiology.
“Dr. Little comes to us with a wide range of experience in pediatric body and neuro imaging,” said Marta Hernanz-Schulman, MD, Professor of Radiology and Vice Chair of Pediatric Radiology. “He has been characterized as a superb radiologist and dedicated team player, and we enthusiastically look forward to his sharing of those qualities with our department and our patients.”
Over the course of his career, Dr. Little has delivered numerous oral and poster presentations at national and international meetings, including the Society for Pediatric Radiology (SPR) and the American Society of Neuroradiology. In addition, his research has been published in leading journals, including Pediatric Radiology, the Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging and the American Journal of Roentgenology.
“We are fortunate to have Dr. Little joining our group,” said Sumit Pruthi, MD, Associate Professor of Radiology and Chief of Pediatric Neuroradiology. “I have received multiple unsolicited feedback from his current colleagues who say that he is dedicated, hardworking, and, without a doubt, the best radiologist they have ever worked with. He will be a great asset to our department.”
Dr. Little is a member of a variety of professional organizations, including the American Society for Pediatric Neuroradiology, the SPR, the Radiological Society of North America, and the American Roentgen Ray Society. He earned his medical degree from the University of Utah School of Medicine, and subsequently completed a diagnostic radiology residency and pediatric radiology fellowship at Wake Forest University Medical Center.
“Dr. Little is extremely personable and will be a great addition to our team,” added Asha Sarma, MD, Assistant Professor of Radiology. “He brings extensive and unique experience which will be a huge asset to us in pediatric radiology. We are looking forward to welcoming him and his family to Nashville!”