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Laura R. Carucci, M.D.

Laura CarucciProfessor
Director, MRI
Director, Computed Tomography
Main Hospital, Room 3-410
Phone: (804) 828-0554
Fax: (804) 628-1132
E-mail: laura.carucci@vcuhealth.org
Specialties: Abdominal MRI, Gastrointestinal Radiology and Genitourinary Radiology

Areas of Interest

  • Gastrointestinal imaging.
  • Abdominal and pelvic MRI.
  • Bariatric surgery.

Research Projects/Grants

  • Bariatric surgery.
  • Internal hernia and small bowel obstruction following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery.
  • Biphasic hepatic and splenic imaging with MDCT in blunt-trauma patients.
  • Imaging of urethral diverticula.
  • Dysphagia secondary to anterior cervical fusion.


  • M.D. – State University of New York Health Science Center, Syracuse, NY
  • Residency – University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA
  • Fellowship, Body Imaging, MRI and Gastrointestinal Imaging – University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

  • American Board of Radiology – 2001.
VCU Department of Radiology Virginia Commonwealth University VCU Medical Center