$$ Matthew Ryan Hammer, MD Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Board Certification American Board of Radiology/Pediatric Radiology,
American Board of Radiology/Diagnostic Radiology
Languages Spoken: English,


Matthew Hammer, M.D., is a radiologist at Children’s Health℠ who specializes in musculoskeletal imaging. He is also an assistant professor of radiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

After earning his medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor, he completed his internship at Oakwood Hospital and Medical Center in Dearborn, Michigan. He completed residency training in diagnostic radiology at the University of Michigan Health System and fellowship training in pediatric radiology at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Hammer spent a year as a musculoskeletal imaging fellow and part-time faculty member in pediatric radiology at the University of Michigan.

Along with numerous published papers, Dr. Hammer co-authored a chapter on congenital and developmental conditions in the foot and ankle for Pediatric Orthopedic Imaging, the standard reference book for pediatric and musculoskeletal radiologists.

In addition to his expertise in musculoskeletal imaging, Dr. Hammer’s clinical interests include pediatric magnetic resonance (MR) enterography, MR urography and perineal imaging in Crohn disease.

Dr. Hammer is the current Pediatric Radiology fellowship program director.

Education and Training

Education and Training

Medical School

University of Michigan Medical School (2007)


Oakwood Hospital Corporation (2008), Transitional Year


University of Michigan Hospitals (2012), Radiology, General


University of Michigan Hospitals (2014), Musculoskeletal Radiology
C.S. Mott Children's Hospital (2013), Pediatric Radiology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Research Interests

  • Pediatric MR Enterography
  • Pediatric Musculoskeletal Imaging

Selected Publications