Dan Vu, MD

Thoracic, Oncologic, and Pediatric Imaging
Education

Medical School: University of California Irvine, College of Medicine – Irvine, CA

Internship

Department of Internal Medicine: University of California Irvine – Orange, CA

Residency

Department of Radiology: University of California Irvine – Chief Resident – Orange, CA

Fellowship

Thoracic Imaging and Intervention: University of California Los Angeles – Los Angeles, CA

Board Certification

American Board of Radiology

Research
  • Workup of Pulmonary Emboli: The Role of CT Angiography. Dan Vu, Denise Aberle. Pending publication in Consultations in Radiology and Imaging.
  • Book Chapter. Dan Vu, Allen J. Cohen. “Imaging of Trauma to the Stomach, Small Bowel and Colon.” Atlas of Trauma Imaging. S.K. Teplick, J.C. Brandon, S.D. Izenberg. Appleton & Lange. Completed, being edited.
  • Book Chapter. Dan Vu, Allen J. Cohen. “Imaging of Trauma to the Pancreas and Duodenum.” Atlas of Trauma Imaging. S.K. Teplick, J.C. Brandon, S.D. Izenberg, Appleton & Lange. Completed, being edited.
  • Traumatic Thoracic Aortic Injury Detected on Abdominal Computed Tomography. Dan Vu, Allen J. Cohen, David D. Kidney, Gerald M. Roth, Michael Lekawa. Submitting for publication in Emergency Radiology.
  • Imaging of GI Tract Trauma. Dan Vu, Allen J. Cohen. Published in Contemporary Diagnostic Radiology.
  • Pseudo-hepatic Cavernous Hemangioma Due to a Prominent Left Portal Collateral in a Patient with Portal Hypertension. Dan Vu, F. Wang, T. Brown. Pending publication in Clinical Nuclear Medicine, April, 2001.
  • 1999 RSNA Scientific Exhibit. Gastrointestinal Interesting Case of the Day. Dan Vu, Allen J. Cohen, S.K. Teplick, J.C. Brandon.
  • Gastrointestinal Interesting Case of the Day. Peritoneal Mesothelioma. Dan Vu, Allen J. Cohen. Pending publication in Radiographics.
  • 2000 LARS Annual Winter Conference Scientific Exhibit. A Rare Etiology of Omental Caking: Peritoneal Mesothelioma. Dan Vu, A.J. Cohen, M.T. Tran.
  • 1998 RSNA Scientific Exhibit. Comparison of Premixed vs. Reconstituted Barium Sulfate Oral Contrast. Dan Vu, D. Kidney, A.J. Cohen, G.M. Roth.
  • 1999 Society of Gastrointestinal Radiology Scientific Exhibit. Comparison of Premixed vs. Reconstituted Barium Sulfate Oral Contrast. Dan Vu, D. Kidney, A.J. Cohen, G.M. Roth.
  • 1999 LARS Annual Winter Conference Scientific Exhibit. Comparison of Premixed vs. Reconstituted Barium Sulfate Oral Contrast. Dan Vu, D. Kidney, A.J. Cohen, G.M. Roth.
  • Small Bowel Rupture After Blunt Trauma: Computed Tomographic Signs and Their Sensitivity. Emergency Radiology, 1995; 2: 90 -95. Linda Casey, Dan Vu, Allen J. Cohen.
  • 1995 Society of Gastrointestinal Radiology Scientific Exhibit. Small Bowel Rupture After Blunt Trauma: Computed Tomographic Signs and Their Sensitivity. Allen J. Cohen, Dan Vu, Linda Casey.
  • 1994 RSNA Scientific Exhibit. MRI Findings of Unusual Neurocutaneous Syndromes: Incontinentia Pigmenti, Hypomelanosis of Ito, Proteus Syndrome, and Neurocutaneous Melanosis. R. Dietrich, Dan Vu, J. Cohen, Gerald Roth, Lott.
Distinctions & Awards
  • Physician of Excellence 2018
    Orange Coast Magazine
  • Chairman & Medical Director
    Department of Radiology – St. Joseph Hospital.
  • UCI Outstanding Resident Award, 2000
  • Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award, 1999
  • Chief Resident Award, 1999
  • Summa Cum Laude (graduated with 4.0 GPA in 3 years, ranked #1 out of 821)
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Robert Avnet Award (for academic excellence and promise in the medical profession)
  • Medellas Scholarship (for academic excellence and community service)
  • Vietnamese-American Student Scholarship
Personal Interests

Dr. Dan Vu has been with Moran, Rowen & Dorsey, Inc. (MRD) since 2001 and serves as a staff radiologist as well as on the Board of Directors. When he is not working, Dr. Vu devotes his time to his wife and three teenage kids. His also enjoys gardening and travelling in his spare time.