Dr. Jillian Karow, Breast Imaging Radiologist

Jillian A. Karow, MD

Breast Imaging

Diagnostic Radiology


University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI

Medical School:

University of Illinois-Chicago
College of Medicine
Chicago, IL


St. Joseph Hospital
Chicago, IL


Diagnostic Radiology
University of Illinois-Chicago
Chicago, IL


Breast Imaging
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI


Originally from Spring Lake Park, MN, Dr. Jillian Karow is a highly regarded diagnostic radiologist with a specialization in breast imaging. As the Medical Director of CRL Women’s Imaging and the leader of the Breast Imaging section at Consulting Radiologists, Ltd., Dr. Karow plays a pivotal role in ensuring top-notch healthcare services for her patients.

Dr. Karow’s academic journey led her to the University of Illinois-Chicago, where she earned her medical degree and completed her residency in diagnostic radiology. Subsequently, she pursued further specialization with a fellowship in breast imaging at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Madison, WI. This comprehensive training equipped her with the skills and knowledge to excel in her role as a dedicated breast imaging specialist.

Passionate about her profession, Dr. Karow finds immense satisfaction in the choice she made to pursue a career in diagnostic radiology, particularly women’s imaging. She views each patient encounter as an honor, recognizing the uniqueness of every individual’s story. Dr. Karow thrives in the collaborative environment of a multidisciplinary team, working tirelessly to ensure the best possible care for her patients.

Beyond her medical pursuits, Dr. Karow embraces a fulfilling personal life. When not immersed in the world of radiology, she cherishes outdoor moments with her husband and four daughters. Dr. Karow’s culinary curiosity is evident as she explores new foods and attempts to master the art of cooking diverse dishes. Additionally, she finds enjoyment and creative expression in the realms of painting and crafts, adding a vibrant dimension to her multifaceted life.


  • American Board of Radiology


  • American Roentgen Ray Society
  • Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)
  • Society of Breast Imaging


  • Breast Imaging
  • Diagnostic Radiology


Amy M. Fowler, Manoj Kumar, Leah Henze Bancroft, Kelley Salem, Jacob M. Johnson, Jillian Karow, Scott B. Perlman, Tyler J. Bradshaw, Samuel A. Hurley, Alan B. McMillan, and Roberta M. Strigel. Measuring Glucose Uptake in Primary Invasive Breast Cancer Using Simultaneous Time-of-Flight Breast PET/MRI: A Method Comparison Study with Prone PET/CT. Radiology: Imaging Cancer 2021 3:1 RSNA

Green LA, Karow JA, Toman JE, Lostumbo A, Xie K. Review of breast augmentation and reconstruction for the radiologist with emphasis on MRI. Clin Imaging. 2018 Jan-Feb;47:101-117. doi: 10.1016/j.clinimag.2017.08.007. Epub 2017 Aug 25. PMID: 28918365. PubMed

Knuttinen MG, Karow J, Mar W, Golden M, Xie KL. Blood Pool Contrast-enhanced Magnetic Resonance Angiography with Correlation to Digital Subtraction Angiography: A Pictorial Review. J Clin Imaging Sci. 2014 Nov 29;4:63. doi: 10.4103/2156-7514.145860. PMID: 25558430; PMCID: PMC4278092. PubMed


Knuttinen M-G, Karow J, Minocha J, Bui JT, Gaba RC, Ray CE. Botulinum toxin is not just for cosmesis: A review of application. CIRSE Annual Meeting, Electronic Poster Presentation. September 13-17, 2014. Glascow, UK.

Knuttinen MG., Karow J, Mar W, Golden M, Xie KL. Blood Pool Contrast Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Angiography with Correlation to Digital Subtraction Angiography: A Pictorial Review. J Clin Imaging Sci 2014 29;4:63. Epub 2014 Nov 29. AND American Roentgen Ray Society Annual Meeting, Electronic Poster Presentation. April 29-May 4, 2012. Vancouver, Canada.