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John D. Grizzard, M.D.

John D. Grizzard

Associate Professor, Radiology
Co-Section Chief, Cardiothoracic Imaging
Director, Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging
Main Hospital, Room 3-438
Phone: (804) 828-8569
Fax: (804) 628-1132
E-mail: john.grizzard@vcuhealth.org
Specialties: Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging, Cardiac MRI, Coronary CT Angiography and Neuroradiology

Areas of Interest

  • Cardiac MRI.
  • MR Angiography.
  • Coronary CT.

Research Projects/Grants

  • Study of the efficacy of coronary CT for the detection of acute coronary syndrome in the Emergency Department, compared with nuclear perfusion imaging.
  • Automated quantification of myocardial scar on delayed-enhancement cardiac MRI images.

Research Publications

  • “Cardiovascular MRI in Practice: A Teaching File Approach” by Grizzard and Robert M. Judd and Raymond J. Kim from Duke University, published in August 2008.


  • M.D. – Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
  • Residency, Pediatrics – University of North Carolina
  • Residency, Radiology – Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
  • Fellowship, Level II Training in Cardiovascular MRI – Duke University, Durham, NC

Board Certification

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