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    • Position
    • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Diagnostic, Molecular and Interventional Radiology
    • Specialty
    • Radiology
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliations
    • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
    • Mount Sinai Brooklyn
    • Mount Sinai Queens
    • Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
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William L Simpson, Jr, MD is an Associate Professor in the Body Imaging section of the department of radiology at The Mount Sinai Medical Center. He graduated from medical school in his home state at the Medical University of South Carolina. After a transitional internship at Emory University in Atlanta he began his career at Mount Sinai by completing radiology residency and a body imaging/mammography fellowship at this institution. He then joined the faculty in 2000 as an Assistant Professor. From 2003-2010 he served as the Director of Medical Student Education for the radiology department. In that role he developed and initiated the required 4th year radiology clerkship. His research interests are varied. However, he is very involved in the lysosomal storage disease program at the medical center having been involved in international trials for Gaucher Disease as well as the development of an enzyme treatment for Niemann-Pick Disease. Other interests include imaging of liver disease and in particular hepatocelluar carcinoma. He is a member of the Tisch Cancer Institute as well as its Liver Disease Focus Group


Diagnostic Radiology

Clinical Focus

  • Biopsy
  • CT Scan Of The Abdomen
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Research Topics

Cancer, Computed Tomography, Imaging, Lysosomal Storage Diseases, MRI, Magnetic Resonance Imaging


MD, Medical Univ of South Carolina

Residency, Transitional
Emory University Hospital

Residency, Radiology
Mount Sinai Hospital

Fellowship, Radiology
Mount Sinai Hospital