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Atif Zaheer, MD

Assistant Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science

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Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science

Centers & Institutes

  • Pancreatitis Center

Expertise

Diagnostic Radiology

Biography

Dr. Atif Zaheer is an Assistant Professor in the Johns Hopkins Medicine Department of Radiology and Radiological Science. His area of clinical expertise is diagnostic radiology, with a focus on cross-sectional imaging of the body using computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and ultrasound.

Dr. Zaheer earned his M.D. from Aga Khan Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan. He completed his residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and performed fellowships in interventional radiology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Cancer Radiology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Dr. Zaheer also completed a clinical and research fellowship in radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Dr. Zaheer’s research interests include genitourinary and molecular imaging.

Dr. Zaheer has been recognized with the 2001 Morrison Research Award for Exemplary Efforts in the Creation of New Knowledge and the 2002 Risa and Felix Fleischner Young Investigator Award for Outstanding Research, both while he was a fellow in the Department of Radiology of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center at Harvard Medical School.

Languages

  • English
  • Urdu
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  • Education +

    Training

    • Aga Khan Medical College Aga Khan University (Karachi 74800 ) (1997)

    Residencies

    • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center / Diagnostic Radiology (Boston MA) (2007)

    Fellowships

    • Brigham and Women's Hospital / Interventional Radiology (Boston MA) (2008)
    • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center / Cancer Radiology (Boston MA) (2002)
    • Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston MA) (2000)

    Certifications

    • American Board of Radiology / Diagnostic Radiology (2007)
  • Research & Publications +

    Research Summary

    Dr. Zaheer is actively involved in research and education and believes in a multidisciplinary approach for evaluation of disease. His research interests include imaging of tumors and inflammatory disorders of the pancreas.

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    1. Zaheer A, Halappa VG, Akshintala VS, Singh VK, Kamel IR. “Renal lesions in autoimmune pancreatitis: diffusion weighted magnetic resonance imaging for assessing response to corticosteroid therapy.” JOP. 2013 Sep 10;14(5):506-9. doi: 10.6092/1590-8577/1400.
    2. Malayeri AA, Zaheer A, Fishman EK, Macura KJ. “Adrenal masses: contemporary imaging characterization.” J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2013 Jul-Aug;37(4):528-42. doi: 10.1097/RCT.0b013e31828b690d. Review.
    3. Raza M, Elkhodair S, Zaheer A, Yousaf S. “Safe cervical spine clearance in adult obtunded blunt trauma patients on the basis of a normal multidetector CT scan--a meta-analysis and cohort study.” Injury. 2013 Nov;44(11):1589-95. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2013.06.005.
    4. Thangavel R, Kempuraj D, Stolmeier D, Anantharam P, Khan M, Zaheer A. “Glia maturation factor expression in entorhinal cortex of Alzheimer's disease brain.” Neurochem Res. 2013 Sep;38(9):1777-84. doi: 10.1007/s11064-013-1080-6.
    5. Pokharel SS, Macura KJ, Kamel IR, Zaheer A. “Current MR imaging lipid detection techniques for diagnosis of lesions in the abdomen and pelvis.” Radiographics. 2013 May;33(3):681-702. doi: 10.1148/rg.333125068.

    Clinical Trials

    Efficacy of Secretin MRCP in the Diagnosis and Follow up of Auto Immune Pancreatitis (S-MRCP)

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    Honors

    Morrison Research Award for Exemplary Efforts in the Creation of New Knowledge, Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 2001

    Risa and Felix Fleischner Young Investigator Award for Outstanding Research Performed as a Fellow in the Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 2002

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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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    601 N. Caroline Street
    Baltimore, MD 21287
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    Department/Division

    • Radiology and Radiological Science

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