Darko Pucar, MD PhD Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Company: Yale University
  • Phone: (917) 549-1286
  • Cell: (917) 549-1286
  • Fax: (706) 550-0727
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Radiology and Nuclear Medicine

Specialty Focus: Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology, Nuclear Medicine, Nuclear Radiology, Cancer Tumor Imaging, Oncology, Nuclear Cardiology, PET, Radionuclide Therapy, MRI, CT, Neuroradiology

Education: Nuclear Medicine Residency, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY ; Radiology Residency, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill-Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY; PhD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; MD, U of Belgrade, Serbia

Years in Practice: 10+


Additional Information

BACKGROUND: Board Certified in Radiology and Nuclear Medicine. Associate Professor of Radiology, Yale University. Trained at Mayo Clinic, Cornell University, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Ph.D. Molecular Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. LEGAL EXPERTISE AND SKILLS: 1. CANCER-RELATED RADIOLOGY AND NUCLEAR MEDICINE IMAGING. In-depth knowledge of imaging, clinical and medico-legal aspects of cancer (oncologic) care with extensive tumor board service. Expert-witness on behalf of attorneys for plaintiffs and defendants. 2. GENERAL NUCLEAR MEDICINE, PET/CT, RADIONUCLIDE THERAPY, NUCLEAR CARDIOLOGY. 3. EMPLOYMENT AND CLINICAL PRIVILEGES TERMINATION CASES. CLINICAL SERVICE AND SKILLS: Tumor Board Service: Head and Neck Cancer, Lung Cancer and other chest malignancy, Urology Cancer, Lymphoma, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Endocrine Cancer, Melanoma, Pediatric Cancer. Nationally recognized expert in Cancer-Imaging and Nuclear Medicine. Cancer-related radiology expertise in Body Imaging (Chest, GI, GU), Neuroradiology, Head and neck Imaging, and Musculoskeletal Imaging ACADEMIC: Invited faculty lecturer and moderator at regional and national Nuclear Medicine and Radiology Conference. Extensive publication and research-funding record in Cancer Imaging. Outcome Research Expert. PI or co-I on 16 grants and contracts. 52 Original Articles, 7 Review Articles, 2 Book Chapters, 3060 citations. LEADERSHIP: Serves on numerous committees and councils with Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) and American College of Radiology (ACR).