Martin Sandler, M.B.Ch.B

Martin Sandler, M.B.Ch.B

Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences

Department of Radiology & Radiological Sciences Nashville TN 37232-2675
(615) 343-8516 (office)

Clinical Interest

Martin P. Sandler, MBChB, is a fellow of the American Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, the American College of Nuclear Physicians and the College of Physicians South Africa and an honorary fellow of the South African College of Nuclear Medicine. He received the MB and ChB degrees from the University of Cape Town Medical School in 1972, serving as a resident physician in Medicine, Surgery, Cardiology and Neurology at Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa until 1978. He completed a fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolism at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and subsequently completed residency and fellowship training in Vanderbilt’s Division of Nuclear Medicine. He joined the faculty as Assistant Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences in 1983. Dr. Sandler has served as Clinical Director of the Nuclear Medicine/PET Division, Director of the Nuclear Medicine Residency Training Program, Director of the Radiological Sciences Research Laboratory and Director of Clinical Nuclear Medicine. In 1992, he was appointed Vice-Chairman of the Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences after which he was named Chairman of the Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences and Carol D. and Henry P. Pendergrass Professor. He became Associate Vice-Chancellor for Hospital Affairs at Vanderbilt in 2006, having oversight of Vanderbilt Hospital, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital, Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. In 2009, he returned to clinical practice as Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences. Dr. Sandler has been awarded 18 industry and government-funded grants and awards. He has served as editor for the Journal of Nuclear Medicine and president of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. In addition, he has edited 9 textbooks, authored over 100 published manuscripts, 16 editorials, 62 textbook chapters, 83 scientific communications and presentations and five educational tapes.

Section: Nuclear Medicine

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Selected Publications