Carina Mari Aparici
Dr. Mari Aparici is a radiologist who specializes in nuclear medicine at UCSF Medical Center. Nuclear medicine is a subspecialty of radiology that uses very small amounts of radioactive substances to examine organ function and structure. It also can be used to treat certain diseases. Aparici earned a medical degree at the University of Valencia in Spain. She completed a doctorate in internal medicine at the Autonomous University of Barcelona as well a master's degree and a residency in nuclear medicine. At Stanford University, she completed a residency in nuclear medicine and molecular imaging, and fellowships in cardiovascular, breast and basic science molecular imaging.
She has several publications and extensive research and clinical experience using PET/CT and SPET/CT techniques. Aparici is an associate professor in residence in the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging.