Ximena Wortsman

University of Chile, Chile


Dr. Wortsman is a radiologist and adjunct associate professor that works at the Department of Radiology of Clinica Servet and the Department of Dermatology at the Faculty of Medicine , University of Chile in Santiago, Chile. Dr. Wortsman performed training in musculoskeletal sonography at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, USA. For the last 10 years she has been dedicated to the development of sonography in the dermatologic field. She has published more than 5 chapters of books and over 45 articles in peer reviewed journals. Dr. Wortsman is member of several scientific boards and academic positions, among them the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, Editorial Board of the Journal Our Dermatology OnLine, Editorial Scientific Board of the World Congress of the International Society for Biophysics and Imaging of the Skin (ISBS) 2012, and has been Academic Editor for the Journal Radiology, Research and Practice Journal, among other multiple scientific activities. She serves as reviewer for multiple peer- reviewed and prestigious journals. Her work has received several international and national scientific recognitions and awards. Dr. Wortsman is member of many national and international scientific societies and has been faculty in several international and national meetings. She has also been a visiting professor at Rambam Medical Center at Haifa, Israel. Dr. Wortsman has been committed to skin and nail ultrasound as a line of work and has founded an educational web site dedicated to skin ultrasound named www.sonoskin.com that has received thousands of visitors worldwide and created a virtual community for developing this topic.

Biography Updated on 21 May 2012

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