Joseph D. Calandra, MD, FACR, is a board-certified radiologist with more than 40 years of clinical experience. He leads the experienced medical team at Mass Medical Imaging in Lake Forest, Illinois.
Dr. Calandra attended Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin, for his undergraduate degree. He earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from the Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois.
Dr. Calandra completed his residency in diagnostic radiology at Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston, Illinois. He was named President of the House Staff Association and Chief Radiology Resident during his residency.
Throughout his career, Dr. Calandra has held numerous professional offices and faculty appointments. He has authored more than 20 publications and papers and delivered more than 10 presentations on his research.
Dr. Calandra brings unmatched experience and leading medical imaging technology to his patients at Mass Medical Imaging. He specializes in advanced diagnostics and risk assessment for breast health, with services that include mammograms, biopsies, and automated breast ultrasound (ABUS) testing.
Along with his board certification, Dr. Calandra is a National Board of Medical Examiners Diplomate and a Fellow of the American College of Radiology. He is a member of several professional organizations, including the American College of Nuclear Physicians, the Chicago Medical Association, and the Illinois Radiological Society.
Dr. Calandra has received many awards throughout his career, including Humanitarian of the Year from the Illinois Crime Commission in 2012, the Distinguished Gold Medal Award from the Chicago Radiological Society in 2015, and CH Escamilla, MD, Radiology Teacher of the Year in 2006, 2013, and 2020.