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Ximena Wortsman

Administrative Council Member AIUM

Ximena Wortsman

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Administrative Council Member AIUM Ximena Wortsman

Administrative Council Member AIUM

Ximena Wortsman


Dr. Ximena Wortsman is a radiologist and was the founding Chair of the dermatologic ultrasound community at the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM), the scientific organization in charge of the education and the accreditation of ultrasound in the USA. She has received the category of a fellow member of AIUM that recognizes individuals who have substantially contributed in a most distinguished fashion to the field of ultrasound.

She has more than 180 publications (ORCID: 0000-0003-3359-5023), including two books on dermatologic ultrasound, “Dermatologic Ultrasound with Clinical and Histologic Correlations,” and the “Atlas of Dermatologic Ultrasound, both edited by Springer.”  Currently, her h-index is 23 in Web of Science.

She serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine and the Journal of the American Academy International (JAADi). Additionally, she is a reviewer for multiple indexed scientific journals ( www.publons.com). Dr. Wortsman is a member of several scientific societies in the dermatologic, radiologic, and ultrasound fields.

She is the medical director of the Institute for Diagnostic Imaging and Research of the Skin and Soft Tissues in Santiago, Chile, and an adjunct professor in the Departments of Dermatology at the University of Chile and Pontifical Catholic University in Santiago, Chile.

Her research comprises a wide field of ultrasound applications in dermatology ( skin, hair, and nails), particularly the ultrasonographic early detection and characterization of common dermatologic conditions. Nowadays, her practice is fully dedicated to performing dermatologic ultrasound examinations, teaching, and research in this field.

More information about Dr. Wortsman: www.skin-ultrasound.com and www.idiep.com

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