Company: University of South Florida
Location: Treasure Island, Florida, United States
George B. Greenfield, Retired Radiologist and former Professor Emeritus at the University of South Florida, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in medicine.
Sophisticated imaging has allowed doctors to treat diseases hiding in otherwise healthy patients, and radiologists like Dr. Greenfield have made such miracles of modern science possible. Now retired, he has served departments of radiology in numerous hospitals, and taught diagnostic radiology for many years. Notably, he served as a professor of radiology for the University of South Florida from 1989 to 2003, and was named professor emeritus in 2014. Over the course of a fruitful career, Dr. Greenfield contributed numerous articles to medicine, and is the author or contributing author of a number of texts, including the fifth edition of “Radiology of Bone Diseases” in 1990 and “Imaging of Arthritis” in 2001.
Born to Jacob and Rose Greenfield in New York City, Dr. Greenfield served with the U.S. Army in 1951, attended New York University and earned an MD in 1956 from the State University of Utrecht in the Netherlands. He interned with Bridgeport Hospital in Connecticut and served a radiology residency with the Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Hospital in Chicago, Illinois from 1957 to 1960. He served as a radiologist with Cook County Hospital from 1961 to 1966, assuming the title of assistant director of diagnostic radiology from 1966 to 1969. He entered academia once again in 1966 as assistant professor of radiology at the University of Illinois, and transitioned to Chicago Medical School as a full professor and chairman of the radiology department from 1969 to 1974. From there, Dr. Greenfield served in various capacities with Mount Sinai Hospital Medical Center, Rush Medical College, Cook County Graduate School of Medicine, and the Chicago Medical School before becoming a professor with the University of South Florida in 1989.
In addition to his role as a teacher and radiologist, Dr. Greenfield has contributed to the national medical community as a fellow of the American College of Radiology and as a member of the American Medical Association, the Chicago Medical Society, the Chicago Roentgen Society, the American Roentgen Ray Society, the Radiological Society of North America, the Institute of Medicine of Chicago, the International Skeletal Society, the Society of Skeletal Radiology and Sigma Xi. Furthermore, he was on the Board of Preservation Committee for approximately 20 years and is now on the committee of The Future of Treasure Island. He was named a trustee of the Mount Sinai Hospital, and served as attending radiologist with the H. Kee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, Florida well into his retirement. Dr. Greenfield is the proud father of Edward James and Sheelagh Ann alongside his wife, Barbara Anne O’Driscoll.
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