Maria Piraner, MD

Assistant Professor

Radiology and Imaging Sciences

Medical Director

Community Radiology Division

Quality Officer

Community Radiology Division


Center for Breast Care at Emory Johns Creek

Emory Johns Creek Hospital

6335 Hospital Parkway
Suite 106

Johns Creek, GA 30097

Phone: (678) 474-7190


Dr. Piraner specializes in breast Imaging. She played a vital role in designing the Center for Breast Care at Johns Creek. Her interests include sonography, women's imaging, and quality control/improvement. Dr. Piraner enjoys teaching. She completed the Young Faculty Development Course sponsored by the School of Medicine.  Dr. Piraner serves on multiple committees including Ultrasound Quality, Practice Quality Improvement, and Professional Practice Evaluation. Recent projects include streamlining workflow, decreasing turnaround times, increasing patient satisfaction, and cutting waste/costs.


  • B.S. Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 1997-2000
  • M.D. Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, 2001-2005


  • American Board of Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology, 2010


  • Fellowship in Women’s Imaging, Vanderbilt Medical Center, Nashville, TN, 2010-2011
  • Residency in Diagnostic Radiology, St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Medical Center, New York, NY, 2006-2010
  • Internship-Transitional Year, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, 2005-2006
  • Breast imaging, women’s imaging, ultrasound