Cecelia C. Brewington, M.D., FACR, is a Professor in the Department of Radiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center who also serves as its Vice Chair of Clinical Operations.
Certified in diagnostic radiology by the American Board of Radiology and fellowship-trained in body imaging, Dr. Brewington was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Radiology in 2018.
At UT Southwestern, she serves as Medical Director for two cancer prevention program: CT Lung Cancer Screening and Virtual Colonoscopy (CT Colonography) Screening for colon cancer.
In addition to her clinical and teaching activities, Dr. Brewington holds a number of administrative roles, including serving as a member of the Southwestern Health Resources Accountable Care Network's Medical Advisory Committee, and as Chief of Community Radiology.
Dr. Brewington’s research interests include 3-D ultrasound evaluation of urinary incontinence treatments, CT lung perfusion and relationship to genetic mutations of lung cancers (her research in this field has been patented).
She has published a number of scholarly articles and delivered many national and international presentations related to her specialty.
Dr. Brewington’s honors include the Radiological Society of North America’s 2011 Certificate of Merit and the Society of Thoracic Radiology’s 2015 Jack Westcott Award.
Dr. Brewington earned her medical degree at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in Omaha. She then completed her residency and fellowship training at UT Southwestern.
Since joining the faculty in 1996, Dr. Brewington has managed radiology operations for UT Southwestern’s growing outpatient and hospital imaging services, including the establishment of new services in Fort Worth and Frisco. Among her 60-plus committee assignments, Dr. Brewington has held positions involving the incorporation of HIPAA guidelines, the Health System five-year strategic plan, and has served on the business operations board of the Medical Service Research and Development Plan.
She is a member of numerous professional societies and organizations, including the American Medical Association, American College of Radiology, American Roentgen Ray Society, and Texas Radiological Society.
Dr. Brewington is also known as an advocate for the health of underserved populations, and a mentor to women and people of color at UT Southwestern.