Christopher J. Gottsegen

Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology

Areas of treatment:

Sports Imaging
Sarcoma Imaging
Image Guided Musculoskeletal Intervention, including bone and soft tissue biopsy, joint injection and aspiration, and radiofrequency ablation of bone tumors


  • Radiology


  • Department of Radiology


  • English

Christopher J. Gottsegen, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology

Practicing locations:

  • Keck Hospital of USC
  • LAC+USC Medical Center
  • USC Healthcare Center 2

About this doctor:

Dr. Gottsegen is a New York City native who graduated with a bachelors degree in Biological Sciences from Fordham University, where he made the Dean’s List each semester and graduated with Cum Laude honors. He subsequently pursued his Doctor of Medicine degree at New York Medical College, where he was awarded membership into Alpha Omega Alpha, the National Medical Honor Society. After obtaining his MD degree, he completed an internship in internal medicine at Winthrop-University Hospital followed by a residency in diagnostic radiology at the University of Southern California. Dr. Gottsegen is board certified by the American Board of Radiology. He pursued an additional year of fellowship training at the University of California, Los Angeles in dedicated musculoskeletal imaging and intervention. He maintains a wide array of interests, including sports and sarcoma imaging, and is actively involved in research as well as several professional societies. His work has been featured in national publications including Radiographics and Emergency Radiology.


Doctor of Medicine, New York Medical College, 2004


Winthrop University Hospital, Internal Medicine, 2004 - 2005


LAC+USC Medical Center, Diagnostic Radiology, 2005 - 2009


UCLA Radiological Sciences, Musculoskeletal Radiology, 2009 - 2010


American Board of Radiology: Diagnostic Radiology

Professional society memberships:

Radiological Society of North America
American College of Radiology
American Roentgen Ray Society
Los Angeles Radiological Society
Society of Skeletal Radiology


Dr. Gottsegen was voted a Top Doctor by Pasadena Magazine in 2011.
Member of the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) National Medical Honor Society, 2004
Cum Laude graduate, Fordham University, 2000