Silke Hecht

Silke Hecht, Dr. med. vet., DACVR, DECVDI


  • 1998 Graduation (Veterinary Degree), Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU), Munich, Germany
  • 2001 Doctorate (Dr. med. vet.), LMU, Munich, Germany
  • 1998-2002 Internship and Clinical Instructor, Department of Surgery, LMU, Munich, Germany
  • 2002-2005 Residency in Diagnostic Imaging, Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, North Grafton, Massachusetts, USA
    • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR) 2005
    • Diplomate, European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging (ECVDI) 2006


  • 2005-present University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine, Knoxville, TN, USA
    • Current position: Professor in Radiology

Areas of interest: Magnetic resonance imaging, neuroimaging, oncologic imaging

Scientific Contributions

  • > 70 Peer reviewed publications, > 40 scientific abstracts presented at national and international meetings, > 10 invited review articles
  • Editor of German textbook on Veterinary Radiology (“Roentgendiagnostik in der Kleintierpraxis”) and author/co-author of > 30 chapters in various textbooks

Other Information

  • Served on multiple ACVR and/or ECVDI committees including ECVDI Credentials Committee, ACVR Grant Awards Committee and ACVR Examination Committee
  • 2013-2015 President, CT/MRI Society of the American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR)
  • 2015-2016 President, American College of Veterinary Radiology

Next Meeting Dates

Past Meeting Dates

  • 14th CT


    Lymph nodes of the head
    Normal anatomy, imaging features of reactive/inflammatory vs neoplastic lymphadenopathy and more.

    Silke Hecht

    Silke Hecht
  • 24th CT


    Perspectives on fungal diseases with computed tomography: EU v US

    Silke HechtSwan Specchi

    Silke HechtSwan Specchi