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Mark E Bohlman, MD

Co-Director, Imaging, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Associate Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science
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  • Co-Director, Imaging, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
  • Associate Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science


Diagnostic Radiology

Research Interests

Musculoskeletal imaging


Dr. Mark E. Bohlman is an Associate Professor of Johns Hopkins Medicine Department of Radiology and Radiological Science.

As Co-Director of Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center’s Department of Imaging, Dr. Bohlman manages the clinical diagnostic services and is responsible for the instruction of Hopkins residents who train there.

Dr. Bohlman is a specialist in the use of computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance (MR) imaging in cross-sectional and image-guided interventional radiology. His primary research interest is musculoskeletal imaging.

After earning his medical degree from the University of Maryland Medical School, Dr. Bohlman completed a radiology residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Maryland Baltimore County. He joined the Hopkins faculty in 1991.

Dr. Bohlman has published more than 40 scientific articles, authored three book chapters, prepared nearly 20 exhibits for radiology meetings and conducted a number of research studies on the effectiveness of contrast media.

A Fellow of the American College of Radiology, he is certified by the American Board of Radiology in diagnostic radiology.

Dr. Bohlman is a lifelong Baltimore resident, an Eagle Scout and an avid fisherman. He and his wife, MaryEllen, have four children.


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Maryland Radiological Society, President- 2005
American College of Radiology- Fellow-May 9, 2004
American College of Radiology- Vice-President- 2003
American College of Radiology- Councilor- 2002
Maryland Radiological Society, ACR councilor- 2002
Radiological Society of North America- 1980
Association University of Radiologists -1982
American College of Radiology- Alternate- 2001
American College of Radiology- Member- 1980

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  • Education +


    • University of Maryland School of Medicine (Baltimore MD) (1976)


    • University of Maryland Medical System / Diagnostic Radiology (Baltimore MD) (1980)


    • American Board of Radiology / Diagnostic Radiology (1980)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications

    1. Whitley N, Bohlman ME, Conner T, Whitley J: Use of CT Scanning in Detecting Parathyroid Adenoma. JCAT 6:817, December 1981.
    2. Whitley N, Bohlman ME, Baker L: CT Patterns of Mesenteric Disease. JCAT 2:2, May 1982.
    3. Whitley N, Bohlman ME, Connor T, Whitley J: CT Patterns of Mesenteric Disease. Radiographics, May 1982.
    4. Fishman EK, Goldman SM, Patt P, Berlanstein B, Bohlman ME: Transverse Colon Volvulus, Diagnosis and Treatment. South Med J 76:185-189, February 1983.
    5. Haponik E, Smith P, Bohlman ME, Allen R, Goldman SM, Bleeker E: Computerized Tomography in Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Correlation of Airway Size, With Physiology During Sleep and Wakefulness. Am Rev Respir Dis 127:221-226, 1983.
    6. Bohlman ME, Haponik E, Smith P, Allen R, Goldman SM: CT Demonstration of Pharyngeal Narrowing in Adult Obstructive Sleep Apnea. AJR 140:543-548, March 1983.
    7. Haney P, Bohlman ME, Chen Chih J: Radiographic Findings in Neonatal Pneumonia. AJR 143:23-26, July 1984.
    8. Fishman EK, Goldman SM, Patt P, Berlanstein B, Bohlman ME: Another Twist to the Colon. (Transverse Colon Volvulus Diagnosis and Treatment). Emergency Medicine 69-70, August 15, 1983.
    9. Bleeker ML, Bohlman ME, Moreland R, Tipton MA: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Role of Carpal Canal Size. Neurology 35:1599-1604, 1985.
    10. Bohlman ME, Saunders R, Ensor RE: Sonographic Findings in Adenomyosis of the Uterus. AJR 148:765-766, April 1987.
    11. Bohlman ME, Goldman SM: Imaging Filling Defects of the Renal Pelvis. Comtemp Diagn Radiol 10:1-6, May 1987 (by invitation)
    12. Goldman SM, Bohlman ME, Gatewood OMB. Neoplasms of the Renal Collecting System. Semin Roentgenol 22:284-291, October 1987 (by invitation)
    13. McLemore TL, Liu MC, Blacker PC, Gregg M, Alley MC, Abbott BJ, Shoemaker RH, Bohlman ME, Litterst CC, Hubbard WC, Brennan RH, McMahon JB, Fine DL, Eggleston JC, Mayo JG, Boyd MR. Novel Intrapulmonary Model for Orthotopic Propagation of Human Lung Cancers in Athymic Nude Mice. Cancer Research 47:5132-5140, October 1987.
    14. Bohlman ME, Fishman EK, Oesterling JE, Goldman SM. Case Profile: CT Findings in Emphysematous Cystitis. Urology 32:63-64, July 1988
    15. Bohlman ME, Sweren BS, Khazan R, Minkin SD, Goldman SM, Fishman EK. CT Findings in Emphysematous Pyelitis and Emphysematous Pyelonephritis. South Med J 84:1438-1446, Dec. 1991
    16. Chami TM, Schuster MM, Bohlman ME, Pulliam TJ, Kamal N, Whitehead WE. A simple radiologic method to estimate the quantity of bowel gas. Am J Gastroenterol - submitted
    17. Regan F, Smith D, Khazan R, Bohlman ME, Haakh H, Campion J, Magnessum T. Magnetic Resonance Cholangiography in Biliary Obstruction Using Half-Fourier Acquisition. Journal of Computed Tomography 1996;20 (4): 627-632
    18. Regan F, Bohlman ME, Khazan R, Rodriguez R, Haakh R. MR Urography Using Half-Fourier Acquisition Single Shot Turbo Spin-Echo [HASTE] in the Assessment of Ureteric Obstruction. American Journal of Roentgenology 167 :(6)1115-1120, Nov. 1996
    19. Regan F, Fradin J, Khazan R, Bohlman ME, MagnessumT. Choledocholithiasis: Evaluation with Magnetic Resonance Imaging. American Journal of Radiology:1996;167:1441-1445, Dec. 1996
    20. Regan F, Petronis J, Bohlman ME, Rodriguez R, Moore R. MS No 1188- Perirenal MR High Signal- A New and Sensitive Indicator of Acute Ureteric Obstruction. Clinical Radiology. (1997)
    21. Regan F, Schaefer D, Smith DP, Petronis J, Bohlman M, Magnuson TH. The Diagnostic Utility of HASTE MRI in the Evaluation of Acute Cholecystitis. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 1998 Jul; 22(4):638-642
    22. Bohlman ME, Khazan R, Regan F., Rapid Nephrostomy Tube Placement Using a CT Guided Single Stick Technique. Accepted for publication-June1998. Journal of Interventional Radiology.
    23. Stephen B. Solomon, Alexandu Patriciu, Mark Bohlman, Louis Kavoussi, Dan Stoianovici. Robotically Driven Interventions: A Method of Using CT Fluoroscopy without Radiation Exposure to the Physician. Radiology 2002; 225:277282.
    24. Solomon SB, Bohlman ME, Choti MA. “Percutaneous gadolinium injection under MR guidance to mark target for CT-guided radiofrequency ablation.” J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2002 Apr;13(4):419-21.
    25. Martin A. Makary, Mark D. Duncan, Paul D. Freeswick, John W. Harmon, Jeffrey S. Bender, Mark Bohlman, Thomas Magnuson. Deptartments of Surgery and Radiology(*) THE ROLE OF MAGNETIC RESONANCE CHOLANGIOGRAPHY IN THE MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH GALLSTONE PANCREATITIS. Annals of Surgery, Submitted 2003, Accepted Feb, 2004.
    26. F. Regan, B. Kuszyk, M E Bohlman, S. Jackman. Acute Ureteric Calculus Obstruction: Unenhanced Spiral CT versus HASTE MR Urography and Abdominal Radiograph. The British Journal of Radiology, (Submitted Jan 2004), 78(2005), 506-511  2005 The British Institute of Radiology DOI: 10.1259/bjr/22314006.
  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +

    Courses and Syllabi

    “Preceptorship in Diagnostic Radiology”

  • Activities & Honors +


    Gold Medal Winner, 47th Annual Meeting of the Association of University Radiologists. “MR Urography versus spiral CT in acute ureteric colic-Pretenders to the throne?” Regan F, Kruscek B, Bohlman ME, Petronis JD.

    Bronze Medal, 44th Annual Meeting of the Association of University Radiologists. “Evaluation of Bile Duct Calculi with Magnetic Resonance [MR] Imaging.” Regan F, Bohlman ME, Magnessum T.

    Certificate of Merit, 83rd Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting. “Info RAD Exhibit.” Beall DP, Bohlman ME.

    Special Merit Award, Radiological Society of North America 1996 Annual Meeting. “MR Cholangiography with Half-Fourier Acquisition.” Regan F, ME Bohlman.

    Certificate of Merit, 82nd Scientific Assembly Radiological Society of North America. “Evaluation of Bile Duct Calculi with Magnetic Resonance Imaging.” Regan F, Bohlman M.

    Bronze Medal, 44th Annual Meeting of the Association of University Radiologists, Birmingham, Alabama, 1996. Regan F, Bohlman ME, Magnessum T: “Evaluation of Bile Duct Calculi with Magnetic Resonance [MR] Imaging.”

    Certificate of Merit, 82nd Annual Meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1982. “The CT Scan in the Evaluation of Adults With Sleep Apnea.”

    Professional Activities

    Past president Maryland chapter American College of Radiology
    Fellow American College of Radiology
    Chairman Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center Imaging
    Past Vice-President, American College of Radiology 
    Counselor from Maryland, College of Radiology

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