George Wesbey III, MD

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Dr. George Wesbey III, MD


Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines
10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
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  • Diagnostic Radiology


George Wesbey, MD, joined Scripps in 1987 and is the founder of the cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT) programs at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas. Dr. Wesbey is a pioneer in the field of cardiovascular magnetic resonance, publishing research focusing on the use of this technology and contrast agents. He first-authored seminal publications on detection of heart attack (myocardial infarction), including detection by delayed enhancement.

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Board Certifications

  • Council Certification of Cardiovascular Imaging, Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, 2016
  • American Board of Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology, 1986

Medical Education

  • Loyola University Stritch School Medicine, MD, 1980


  • Illinois Masonic Hospital, Internship, Internship-Medicine, 1981


  • University of California, San Francisco, Residency, Diagnostic Radiology, 1984


  • University of California, San Francisco, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), 1985
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