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Karen Margaret Horton, MD

Director, Imaging, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science

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Female
Appointment Phone

410-955-6500

Primary Location

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

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Titles

  • Director, Imaging, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
  • Director, Radiology Residency Program, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
  • Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science

Centers & Institutes

  • Pancreatic Cancer Multidisciplinary Center

Expertise

Diagnostic Radiology

Research Interests

3-D computed tomography; CT imaging; CT scan

Biography

Dr. Karen Horton is the Director of Imaging at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and a Professor in the Johns Hopkins Medicine Department of Radiology and Radiological Science. Her areas of clinical expertise include general and diagnostic radiology.

Dr. Horton received her medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She completed a residency in diagnostic radiology and a fellowship in body imaging at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 1998.

Dr. Horton also serves as the Director of Radiology Residency Education at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Under her direction, the residency program won the 2012 Aunt Minnie award from AuntMinnie.com, the radiology portal, for Best Radiologist Training Program.

Her research interests include the use of 3-D computed tomography (CT) imaging, particularly for imaging the pancreas and pancreatic tumors.

Languages

  • English

Memberships

American Board of Radiology, 1997

Additional Resources +
  • Education +

    Training

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine ( Baltimore MD ) (1992)

    Residencies

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine/Radiology ( Baltimore MD ) (1997)

    Fellowships

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

    Certifications

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

    Research Summary

    Dr. Horton's research focuses on the use of 3-D computed tomography (CT) imaging, particularly for imaging the pancreas and pancreatic tumors. She has co-authored numerous books and articles on the matter and remains an active participant in research studies related to CT imaging.

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    1. Raman SP, Horton KM, Fisman EK. “MCDT Evaluation of Ureteral Tumors: Advantages of 3D Reconstruction and Volume Visualization.” American Journal of Roentgenology. 2013 Dec;201(6):1239-47. doi: 10.2214/AJR.13.10880.
    2. Raman SP, Horton KM, Fisman EK. “MCDT and CT angiography evaluation of rectal bleeding: the role of volume visualization.” American Journal of Roentgenology. 2013 Sep;201(3):589-97. doi: 10.2214/AJR.12.10357.
    3. Raman SP, Horton KM, Fisman EK. “Computed tomography of Crohn’s disease: The role of three dimensional technique.” World Journal of Radiology. 2013 May 28;5(5):193-201. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v5.i5.193.
    4. Raman SP, Horton KM, Cameron JL, Fishman EK. “CT after pancreaticoduodenectomy: spectrum of normal findings and complications.” American Journal of Roentgenology. 2013 Jul;201(1):2-13. doi: 10.2214/AJR.12.9647. Review.
    5. Dalal PS, Raman SP, Horton KM, Fishman EK. “Portal vein aneurysms: imaging manifestations and clinical significance.” Emerg Radiology. 2013 Oct;20(5):453-7. doi: 10.1007/s10140-013-1131-y. Epub 2013 May 23.
  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +

    Graduate Program Affiliation

    Radiology Residency Program

  • Activities & Honors +

    Professional Activities

    Member, Johns Hopkins Graduate Medical Education Committee

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  • Contact & Locations +

    Locations

    Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
    601 N. Caroline Street
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-3222
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-6500
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    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Hospital Main Entrance - Sheikh Zayed Tower
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-3222
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-6500
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    Department/Division

    • Radiology and Radiological Science

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