Biography

John DeBevits, M.D., is an Assistant Professor of Radiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center and a member of its Neuroradiology Division.

Dr. DeBevits holds a bachelor's degree in interdisciplinary studies and biology with a minor in philosophy from the University of Florida in Gainesville. He received his medical degree from St. George's University School of Medicine in Grenada, where he graduated cum laude. He then completed radiology residency training at UConn Health in Farmington, Connecticut, and advanced training through a fellowship program in neuroradiology at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

At UConn, Dr. DeBevits spent his senior year as the chief resident of his class and focused on educational curriculum improvements. He also gave several talks on artificial intelligence and machine learning applications in radiology ranging from acute stroke care to pulmonary and thyroid nodule evaluation. He worked with administration to help establish the hospital's first 3D-printing lab, which is now used by multiple clinical departments, as well as students and trainees for research.

Dr. DeBevits joined the faculty in 2021.

His research interests include gadolinium deposition and retention in the brain and bone, which has resulted in several peer-reviewed publications, and presentations at both national and international conferences. His recent work has focused on structural brain abnormalities seen in children with 22q11 deletion syndrome. 

Dr. DeBevits is an active member of several professional societies, including the American Society of Neuroradiology, American College of Physicians, and the American College of Radiology.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada (2011-2015)
  • Internship - University of Connecticut School of Medicine (2015-2016), Internal Medicine
  • Residency - University of Connecticut School of Medicine (2016-2020), Diagnostic Radiology
  • Fellowship - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (2020-2021), Neuroradiology