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Thierry Huisman, MD

Medical Director of the Division of Pediatric Radiology
Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science
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410-955-6500

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Titles

  • Medical Director of the Division of Pediatric Radiology
  • Director of Pediatric Neuroradiology
  • Co-Director of the Neuro Intensive Care Nursery, Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science
  • Professor of Neurology

Centers & Institutes

  • Johns Hopkins Center for Pediatric Rasmussen Syndrome

Expertise

Diagnostic Radiology, Pediatrics

Research Interests

Pediatric neuroradiology; Advanced magnetic resonance imaging (diffusion tensor imaging, perfusion weighted MRI, 1H magnetic resonance spectroscopy); Fetal magnetic resonance imaging; Ultrasonography

Biography

Dr. Thierry Huisman is the Medical Director of the Division of Pediatric Radiology. He is also the Director of Pediatric Neuroradiology, Co-Director of the Neuro Intensive Care Nursery of Johns Hopkins Hospital, and a Professor in the Johns Hopkins Medicine Departments of Radiology, Pediatrics, and Neurology. His areas of clinical expertise include pediatric neuroradiology, advanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), fetal MRI, and ultrasonography.

Dr. Huisman received his medical degree from Erasmus University Rotterdam in The Netherlands. He completed residencies in radiology, pediatrics, and diagnostic radiology from the University Hospital Zurich in Switzerland. He also performed a fellowship in pediatric radiology from the University Children''s Hospital Zurich and a fellowship in neuroradiology from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.

His research interests examine how different imaging techniques, including computed tomography (CT) and MRI evaluations, affect pediatric patients.

Dr. Huisman has written several case study textbooks that are used by radiology students.

Languages

  • English
  • Dutch
  • German
  • French

Additional Resources

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  • Education +

    Training

    • Erasmus University Rotterdam (Netherlands ) (1991)

    Residencies

    • University Hospital Zurich / Radiology (Zurich ) (1997)
    • University Children's Hospital Zurich / Pediatrics (Zurich ) (1995)
    • Universitatsspital Zurich / Diagnostic Radiology (Zurich ) (1994)

    Fellowships

    • Massachusetts General Hospital / Neuroradiology (Boston MA) (2002)
    • University Children's Hospital Zurich / Pediatric Radiology (Zurich ) (1996)
    • Universitatsspital Zurich / Neuroradiology (Zurich ) (1993)
  • Research & Publications +

    Research Summary

    Dr. Huisman's research focuses primarily on how radiation in different imaging techniques, including computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) evaluations, affect children’s brains.

    Selected Publications

    1. Orman G, Bosemani T, Tekes A, Poretti A, Huisman TA. “Scout view in pediatric CT neuroradiological evaluation: do not underestimate!” Child's Nervous System. 2013 Oct 2. [Epub ahead of print]
    2. Bosemani T, Crain BJ, Huisman TA, Northington FJ, Tekes A. Dorsolumbosacral Agenesis, Nonterminal Myelocystocele and Secondary Tonsillar “Herniation: Prenatal and Postnatal MRI Evaluation and Pathological Correlation.” Pediatric Neurosurgery. 2013 Sep 26. [Epub ahead of print]
    3. Pindrik J, Huisman TA, Mahesh M, Tekes A, Ahn ES. “Analysis of limited-sequence head computed tomography for children with shunted hydrocephalus: potential to reduce diagnostic radiation exposure.” Journal of Neurosurgery. Pediatrics. 2013 Sep 20. [Epub ahead of print]
    4. Messina SA, Poretti A, Tekes A, Robertson C, Johnston MV, Huisman TA. “Early Predictive Value of Susceptibility Weighted Imaging (SWI) in Pediatric Hypoxic-Ischemic Injury.” Journal of Neuroimaging. 2013 Sep 3. doi: 10.1111/jon.12043. [Epub ahead of print]
    5. Bosemani T, Verschuuren SI, Poretti A, Huisman TA. “Pitfalls in Susceptibility-Weighted Imaging of the Pediatric Brain.” Journal of Neuroimaging. 2013 Sep 9. doi: 10.1111/jon.12051. [Epub ahead of print]
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    Locations

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

    • Radiology and Radiological Science

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