Upstate Carolina Radiology

Michael J. Ludkowski, M.D.

Michael J. Ludkowski, M.D. Michael J. Ludkowski, M.D., earned his undergraduate Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biochemistry from Rutgers College, the founding school of Rutgers University in New Jersey. He continued his education at, and obtained his Medical Degree from, the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. Following medical school, he successfully completed an Internship in General Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin before beginning Residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Allegheny General Hospital, part of the Medical College of Pennsylvania/Hahnemann University System. Upon completion of his Residency, Dr. Ludkowski began a Fellowship in Vascular and Interventional Radiology at Northwestern University Medical School. After Fellowship, Dr. Ludkowski joined the Faculty of the Division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology at the University of Colorado. At the University of Colorado, Dr. Ludkowski started an active clinic-based practice while helping to grow a busy hospital-based practice performing advanced minimally invasive procedures – while teaching Medical Students, Radiology Residents, and Interventional Radiology Fellows.

Dr. Ludkowski joined Upstate Carolina Radiology in 2006 after five years of experience working in a tertiary-care University Teaching Hospital, a Level One Trauma Center, a large Children’s Hospital, and a regional Veterans Administration Medical Center.  Dr. Ludkowski treats patients of the Upstate with expertise in the following areas: Percutaneous stabilization of Vertebral Compression Fractures, Endovascular treatment of Peripheral Vascular Disease, Outpatient therapy of Varicose Veins, Minimally invasive treatments for Portal Hypertension, as well as Radiofrequency Ablation and Chemoembolization of Liver Tumors.

Dr. Ludkowski is Board Certified in Diagnostic Radiology and has a Certificate of Added Qualification in Vascular and Interventional Radiology, both from the American Board of Radiology.  He attends a variety of medical conferences each year and is continually implementing new, minimally invasive, ways of treating a variety of disease processes.