Ana Maria Sanchez Perdigao, MD attended medical school at the prestigious Pontificia Universidad, where she graduated first in her class and completed her diagnostic radiology residency. She then did three years of fellowship training in musculoskeletal imaging at Louisiana State University in New Orleans.  She has worked in New Orleans as the acting director of the department of radiology at the Veterans Administration Hospital, and in private practice.  In addition to working as an editor of the American Journal of Radiology, she has published numerous scientific articles in musculoskeletal imaging.  She specializes in MRI of the wrist, elbow and ankle, in addition to sports imaging in general.