Our faculty are nationally-recognized experts in point-of-care ultrasound that lead innovative educational programs for medical students, residents, fellows, and practicing clinicians.


Led by our expert physicians, our active research program includes ultrasound projects funded by federal, private, and industry grants, as well as collaborative translational and clinical research integrating point-of-care ultrasound into patient care.


UT Health San Antonio has state-of-the-art facilities for point-of-care ultrasound education, and it is one of the few institutions that has integrated point-of-care ultrasound use into routine clinical care to provide the highest quality, most efficient care to its patients.

Meet Our Faculty & Staff

Our point-of-care ultrasound faculty are some of the best clinicians and educators in the world.  They are passionate educators, caring clinicians, and intelligent researchers. Their wealth of knowledge and experience of our faculty has made  UT Health San Antonio a world leader in point-of-care ultrasound.

Meet Our Faculty & Staff

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Recent Publications

YearPublicationsPubmed Link
2022Soni NJ, Dreyfuss ZS, Ali S, Enenmoh A, Proud KC, Mader MJ, Velez MI, Smith SB, Peters JI, Restrepo MI. Pleural Fluid Echogenicity Measured by Ultrasound Image Pixel Density to Differentiate Transudative vs. Exudative Pleural Effusions. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2022 Jan 14. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.202105-548RL. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35030057.Link
2021LoPresti CM, Schnobrich D, Novak W, Fondahn E, Bardowell R, O'Connor AB, Uthlaut B, Ortiz J, Soni NJ. Current Point of Care Ultrasound Use and Training Among Internal Medicine Residency Programs from the 2020 APDIM Program Director's Survey. Am J Med. 2021 Dec 7:S0002-9343(21)00769-5. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2021.11.002. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34890562.Link
2021Haloot J, Soni NJ, Proud KC. 60-Year-Old Man With Liver Lesions and a Subcutaneous Nodule. Chest. 2021 Sep;160(3):e311-e313. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2020.09.285. PMID: 34488974.Link
2021Soni NJ, Boyd JS, Mints G, Proud KC, Jensen TP, Liu G, Mathews BK, Schott CK, Kurian L, LoPresti CM, Andrus P, Nathanson R, Smith N, Haro EK, Mader MJ, Pugh J, Restrepo MI, Lucas BP. Comparison of in-person versus tele-ultrasound point-of-care ultrasound training during the COVID-19 pandemic. Ultrasound J. 2021 Sep 6;13(1):39. doi: 10.1186/s13089-021-00242-6. PMID: 34487262; PMCID: PMC8419826.Link
2021Soni NJ, Le MT, Velez MI, Proud KC. Incidental catheter-associated upper extremity deep venous thrombosis detected by point-of-care ultrasound. BMJ Case Rep. 2021 Aug 26;14(8):e244357. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2021-244357. PMID: 34446517.Link


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