Stephen B. Hobbs, MD

Clinical interests

  • Diffuse Pulmonary Parenchymal Diseases
  • Infiltrative Cardiomyopathies
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pulmonary Hypertension

Stephen B. Hobbs, MD


My name is Stephen Hobbs; I am a graduate of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. I completed radiology residency at the University of Kentucky and subspecialty fellowship training in cardiothoracic radiology at the University of Colorado, Denver and National Jewish Health, Denver. I serve as an assistant professor in the Department of Radiology and as the Medical Director of Radiology Informatics and Information Technology.

My clinical interests include infiltrative cardiomyopathies, pulmonary hypertension, diffuse pulmonary parenchymal disease, and lung cancer. Current research interests include coronary artery disease and interstitial lung disease related to rheumatoid arthritis.

Faculty rank

Assistant Professor of Radiology


Vanderbilt University, School of Medicine, Nashville, Tenn.

University of Kentucky, Lexington

Cardiothoracic Radiology at National Jewish Health and the University of Colorado, Denver

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Radiology


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  1. Hobbs SB, Martin JT, Walker CM, Carter BW, Chung JH.
    Nodular Pleural Thickening after Lobectomy for Lung Cancer. Insights on Imaging of the Pleura.
    Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Aug;13(8):1424-5.
  2. Carter BW, Walker CM, Hobbs SB, Chung JH.
    A Subsolid Pulmonary Lesion. Diagnostic Considerations and Management Options.
    Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Jul;13(7):1180-2.
  3. Hobbs SB, Walker CM, Carter BW, Chung JH.
    Progressive Dyspnea in a Patient with Asthma. Insights on Computed Tomographic Imaging of the Airway.
    Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Feb;13(2):292-4.
  4. Solomon JJ, Chung JH, Cosgrove GP, Demoruelle MK, Fernandez-Perez ER, Fischer A, Frankel SK, Hobbs SB, Huie TJ, Ketzer J, Mannina A, Olson AL, Russell G, Tsuchiya Y, Yunt ZX, Zelarney PT, Brown KK, Swigris JJ.
    Predictors of mortality in rheumatoid arthritis-associated interstitial lung disease.
    Eur Respir J. 2016 Feb;47(2):588-96.
  5. Walker CM, Hobbs SB, Carter BW, Chung JH.
    Dyspnea, Cough, and Abnormal Thoracic Imaging after Lung Transplantation.
    Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Jan;13(1):134-6.