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Satomi Kawamoto, M.D.

Associate Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science

Female  | Languages: English, Japanese

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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  • Associate Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science



The Johns Hopkins Hospital

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 410-550-2948

4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map


Diagnostic Radiology

Research Interests

Genitourinary and gastrointestinal imaging; Pancreatic neoplasms; Urolithiasis; Renal and urothelial neoplasms


Dr. Satomi Kawamoto is an Associate Professor in the Johns Hopkins Medicine Department of Radiology and Radiological Science. She specializes in computed tomography (CT), ultrasound, and image-guided biopsy.

Dr. Kawamoto received her M.D. from Gunma University in Gunma, Japan, and subsequently completed two residencies, one in internal medicine at St. Luke’s International Hospital in Tokyo, and a second in diagnostic radiology at Johns Hopkins. She received a postdoctoral fellowship in cross-sectional imaging at Johns Hopkins, and then joined the Johns Hopkins faculty.

Dr. Kawamoto’s research focuses on body CT and biopsy, particularly imaging of the genitourinary and gastrointestinal systems. more

    Additional Information

  • Education +


    • Gunma Daigaku Igakubu / MD (1988)


    • St Lukes International Hospital / Internal Medicine (1991)
    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Radiology (1997)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Radiology (1993)
    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Radiology (1998)


    • American Board of Radiology / Diagnostic Radiology (1997)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    1. Raman SP, Kawamoto S, Law JK, Blackford A, Lennon AM, Wolfgang CL, Hruban RH, Cameron JL, Fishman EK. "Institutional experience with solid pseudopapillary neoplasms: focus on computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, conventional ultrasound, endoscopic ultrasound, and predictors of aggressive histologys." J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2013 Sep-Oct;37(5):824-33.
    2. Kawamoto S, Johnson PT, Shi C, Singhi AD, Hruban RH, Wolfgang CL, Edil BH, Fishman EK. "Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor with cystlike changes: evaluation with MDCT." AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2013 Mar; 200(3):W283-90.
    3. Raman SP, Kawamoto S, Blackford A, Hruban RH, Lennon AM, Wolfgang CL, Rezaee N, Edil B, Fishman EK. "Histopathologic findings of multifocal pancreatic intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms on CT." AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2013 Mar;200(3):563-9
    4. Lake ST, Johnson PT, Kawamoto S, Hruban RH, Fishman EK. "CT of splenosis: patterns and pitfalls." AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012 Dec; 199(6):W686-93.
    5. Kawamoto S, Allaf M, Corl FM, Feng T, Yohannan J, Fishman EK. "Anastomotic leak after robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: evaluation with MDCT cystography with multiplanar reformatting and 3D displays." AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012 Nov; 199(5):W595-601
  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +


    • Radiology Resident-Clinical Fellow Research Award, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1997
    • Certificate of Merit, RSNA, 1998
    • Certificate of Merit, ARRS, 1999
    • Herbert M. Stauffer Award for Best Laboratory Paper published in Academic Radiology, Association of University Radiologists (AUR), 2001
    • Certificate of Merit, ARRS, 2003
    • Certificate of Merit, RSNA, 2004
    • Certificate of Merit, RSNA, 2005
    • Certificate of Merit, RSNA, 2008
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