Dr. Ximena Wortsman is a radiologist, sub-specialized in dermatologic ultrasound and fellow member of AIUM. During the last 17 years, she has been fully dedicated to the development of applications and research in dermatologic ultrasound.
She has more than 130 publications, including 2 books "Dermatologic Ultrasound with Clinical and Histologic Correlations" and "Atlas of Dermatologic Ultrasound.”
She is the founder and current Chair of the Dermatologic Community at AIUM and the medical technical director of the Institute for Diagnostic Imaging and Research of the Skin and Soft Tissues in Santiago, Chile. Dr.Wortsman is an adjunct professor at the Department of Dermatology of the University of Chile and the Department of Dermatology of the Pontifical Catholic University in Santiago de Chile.
Her daily work and lines of research comprise a wide range of applications of ultrasound in dermatology that include skin, nail and hair pathologies.
She has actively participated in the early detection and characterization of multiple and common dermatologic pathologies as well as in the creation of guidelines, protocols and sonographic scorings in this field that are currently used in multiple countries around the world.