Updated: Mar 13, 2021
I-Chen Tsai, MD, PhD. 蔡依橙 醫師
Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, InnovaRad inc.
Consultant, Congenital Heart Disease Study Group, Asian Society of Cardiovascular Imaging.
M.D. 1995-2002 Department of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.
Ph.D. 2007-2011 Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. PhD thesis: Advancing the diagnostic frontier of cardiovascular diseases with MDCT
2002-2011 Resident, Chief Resident and Attending Physician, Department of Radiology, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan.
2011-2013 Chief, Department of Medical Imaging, Show Chwan Memorial Hospital, Changhua, Taiwan.
2011-2013 Chief, Department of Medical Imaging, Chang Bing Show Chwan Memorial Hospital, Changhua, Taiwan.
2013- Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, InnovaRad.
2005-2013 Reviewer of American Journal of Roentgenology and Pediatric Radiology.
2009-2010 Moderator of CCT appropriateness criteria, CCT & CMR Guideline Working Group, Asian Society of Cardiovascular Imaging.
2011-2015 Adjunct assistant professor, Faculty of Computer Science, Tunghai University. Teaching medical imaging, presentation, and internet marketing.
2011-current Consultant, Congenital Heart Disease Study Group, Asian Society of Cardiovascular Imaging.
2013-current Consultant, Young Radiologists Committee, the Radiological Society of Republic of China
2007.11 Excellent Doctor Award (優良醫師), 2007, Veterans Affairs Commission, Executive Yuan, Taiwan, ROC. Awarded for the excellent continuous clinical service for veterans.
2008.3 Hsu Chun Best Paper Award (徐鈞論文獎), 2008. Radiological Society of Republic of China. Awarded for the contribution in pediatric radiology and multi-detector row CT.
2008.11, 2009.11, 2010.11 Academic Award for Young Doctors(青年醫師論文獎), 2008 & 2009 & 2010. Taichung Veterans General Hospital. Awarded due to outstanding academic performance.
2008.11 Best Clinical Teacher Award (教學績優主治醫師), 2008. Taichung Veterans General Hospital. Awarded due to the continuous contribution for medical education. The appraisal process included widespread voting from interns and residents.
2009.12 Honorable Mention, 2009 Philips CT NetForum Publication of the Year. Philips. Awarded due to outstanding research in the area of Computed Tomography.
2010.12 Certificate of Merit, RSNA 2010, Chicago. (LL-CAE-WE6A) Comprehensive MDCT Evaluation of Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension: Diagnosing Underlying Causes from Left Heart, Lung-to-Right-Heart.
2010.12 Certificate of Merit, RSNA 2010, Chicago. (LL-CAE-WE6B) Comprehensive Evaluation of Patients with Suspected Prosthetic Heart Valve Disorder Using MDCT: Protocol, Interpretation, and Disease Gallery.
2010.12 Top Tweet, RSNA 2010, Chicago. Awarded due to best capturing RSNA 2010.
2011.12 Winner of RSNA Photo Contest, RSNA 2011.
2012.1 Taiwan top 101 creative people, Yam. (101 創意世代創意人)
2007.10 Education and Research Fund to attend 2nd Joint Meeting of The Royal College of Radiologists & Hong Kong College of Radiologists & 15th Annual Scientific Meetings of Hong Kong College of Radiologists on 27-28 October 2007. The grant is provided by both Hong Kong College of Radiologists (HKCR) and Radiological Society of Republic of China (RSROC).
1999-2000 24-hour counselor of the Antidote Control Center, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan.
2007-2009 Editor, Taichung Veterans General Hospital Journal.
2007-2009 Columnist, Cardiovascular CT, Clinical Medicine.
2008-2009 Columnist, What do young elites think about?, Unique Business News Weekly (「五六年級菁英怎麼說」專欄 非凡新聞週刊)
Membership and professional societies
2006-current Member, Radiological Society of Republic of China.
2009-2013 Founding director, TYRO: Taiwan Young Radiologists Organization
2011-2015 Founding director, Taiwan OsiriX Imaging Club (TOXIC).
Medical licensure and certification
2002 Medical license examination, Republic of China.
2006 Radiology Board Examination, Republic of China.
Curator, Organizer, Facilitator & Moderator
1999.2 Tsai IC, Lin YC. Moderators of the farewell party, The 1999 East Asian Medical Students’ Conference, Taiwan.
2009.3 Organizer, Taiwan International Cardiovascular CT symposium (TICCS), Taichung, Taiwan.
2010.3 Facilitator, 1st Asian Young Radiologist Forum
2012.2 Curator, ‘How We Overcame Frustrations’ symposium. (HWOF2012)「那些年，我們如何走出挫折。」研討會
2013.2 Curator, Medical career strategy symposium. (MCSS2013) 「年輕世代 優勢何在」醫療生涯策略研討會
2013.6 Curator, Presentation skill summit. (PSSU2013) 簡報技巧高峰會
2013.9 Curator, Structure and visual design of a great presentation. (SAVD2013) 簡報架構 與 視覺設計 工作坊
2013.10 Curator, Great scientific presentations and e-posters. (GRSP2013) 科學簡報 與 電子壁報 工作坊
2013.11 Curator, Young medical research forum. (YMRF2013) 青年醫學研究論壇
2014.3 Curator, National health insurance research database workshop. (NHIRD2014) 健保資料庫 工作坊
2014.4 Co-curator, Cardiac and Vascular CT teaching course (CVCT2014)
2014.5 Curator, Medical education and beyond (MEED2014) 那些醫學教育沒教的事
2014.7 Curator, Clinical research and publication. (CLIP2014) 臨床研究與發表工作坊
2014.7-2015.2 Curator, InnovaRad webforum: Education. (EDU) 新思惟網路講堂：我們來談教育
2014.8 Curator, Medical paper writing strategy hands-on workshop. (MEPA2014) 醫學論文與寫作工作坊
2015.1 Curator, Speaking skills and communication workshop (SPEAK2015) 演講技巧與溝通工作坊
2015.3 Curator, Personal branding @ internet era workshop (PATI2015) 網路時代的個人品牌工作坊
2015.4 Curator, Medical crossover. (MECO2015) 新思惟論壇：跨界
2015.9 Curator, Young medical research forum 2015. (YMRF2015) 青年醫學研究論壇 2015
2016.1 Curator, InnovaRad forum: from professional to entrepreneur (PROS2016) 新思惟論壇：從專業到創業
2016.2 Curator, Medical speaker and career workshop (MECA2016) 醫學演講與生涯工作坊
2016.5 President, InnovaRad annual meeting 2016 (iram2016) 新思惟年會：我想與你分享的事
2005-current More than 100 invited speeches and presentations in international meetings, including RSNA, ECR, AOCR, Singapore Cardiac CT Teaching Course, Asian Society of Cardiovascular Imaging, Radiological Society of Republic of China, Taiwan Society of Cardiology, Taiwan Pediatric Association
蔡依橙、陳明至、林保鐘等。心血管電腦斷層專刊 (2008 年飛利浦CT 專刊醫療視窗)。飛利浦（中國）投資有限公司。2008
Selected publications on JCR-SCI journals (total > 60 articles)
- ASCI CCT & CMR Guideline Working Group, Tsai IC*, Choi BW, Chan C, Jinzaki M, Kitagawa K, Yong HS, Yu W. ASCI 2010 appropriateness criteria for cardiac computed tomography: a report of the Asian Society of Cardiovascular Imaging cardiac computed tomography and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging guideline Working Group. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2010; 26 Suppl 1:1-15.
- Tsai IC*, Lin YK, Chang Y, Fu YC, Wang CC, Hsieh SR, Wei HJ, Tsai HW, Jan SL, Wang KY, Chen MC, Chen CC. Correctness of multi-detector-row computed tomography for diagnosing mechanical prosthetic heart valve disorders using operative findings as a gold standard. Eur Radiol. 2009 Apr;19(4):857-67. Honorable Mention, 2009 Philips CT NetForum Publication of the Year.
- Tsai IC, Lee T*, Chen MC, Tsai WL, Lin PC, Liao WC. Homogeneous Enhancement in Pediatric Thoracic CT Aortography Using a Novel and Reproducible Method: Contrast-Covering Time. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2007 Apr;188(4):1131-7. Hsu Chun Best Paper Award, 2008.
- Lee T, Tsai IC*, Fu YC, Jan SL, Wang CC, Chang Y, Chen MC. Using multi-detector row CT in neonates with complex congenital heart disease to replace diagnostic cardiac catheterization for anatomic investigation – Initial experiences in technical and clinical feasibility. Pediatr Radiol. 2006 Dec;36(12):1273-82. The Walter Berdon Award for the outstanding Clinical Paper
- Tsai IC, Tsai WL, Chen MC, Chang GC, Tzeng WS*, Chan SW, Chen CCC. CT-guided core biopsy of lung lesions: a primer. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2009; 193:1228–1235.
- Tsai IC*, Chen MC, Lee WL, Lin PC, Tsai IT, Liao WC, Chen CC. Comprehensive evaluation of patients with suspected renal hypertension using MDCT: from protocol to interpretation. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2009 May;192(5):W245-54.
- Tsai IC, Fu YC*, Jan SL, Lin MC, Ho CL, Hwang B. Spontaneous regression of a large ductus arteriosus aneurysm in a neonate. J Pediatr. 2008 Jul;153(1):143.
- Tsai IC*, Lee WL, Tsao CR, Chang Y, Chen MC, Lee T, Liao WC. Comprehensive evaluation of ischemic heart disease using MDCT. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2008 Jul;191(1):64-72.
- Tsai IC, Chou YH*. Radiology in Taiwan. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2008 Jul;191(1):11-3.
- Tsai IC*, Chen MC, Jan SL, Wang CC, Fu YC, Lin PC, Lee T. Neonatal cardiac multidetector row CT: why and how we do it. Pediatr Radiol. 2008 Apr;38(4):438-51.
- Tsai IC*, Lee T, Chen MC, Fu YC, Jan SL, Wang CC, Chang Y. Visualization of neonatal coronary arteries on multidetector row CT: ECG-gated versus non-ECG-gated technique. Pediatr Radiol. 2007 Aug;37(8):818-25.