Licia Pacheco-Luna, M.D., Ph.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science

Languages: English, French, Portuguese


Diagnostic Radiology, Neuroradiology, Radiology


Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-550-4624 | Fax: 410-550-1264

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

600 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-614-3146 | Fax: 410-955-0962


Dr. Licia Luna specializes in neuroradiology, with an interest in advanced neuroimaging techniques, including functional MRI and molecular imaging/PET, focused on brain tumors, neurodegenerative and neuropsychiatric disorders.

She earned her medical degree from Federal University of Ceara, Brazil. She went on to complete an internship and residency in diagnostic radiology at Fortaleza General Hospital before going on to a fellowship in chest/cardiac radiology at Regional University Center of Lille, France. She also completed a neuroradiology fellowship at Groupe Hospitalier Pitié-Salpétrière, Paris, France, and a research fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She earned her Ph.D. in medical sciences from Federal University of Ceara, Brazil, before completing further fellowships in neuroradiology, PET-CT and nuclear medicine/molecular imaging, and advanced diagnostic neuroradiology from Johns Hopkins University. more


  • Assistant Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; Universidade Federal Do Ceara (2006)


  • Diagnostic Radiology; Fortaleza General Hospital (2010)


  • Neuroradiology; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2020)
  • PET/CT Imaging; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2021)
  • Advanced Neuroradiology; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2021)
  • Diagnostic Neuroradiology; Pitie-Salpetriere Hospital (2012)
  • Thoracic and Cardiovascular Imaging; University of Lille School of Medicine (2011)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Nuclear Medicine (Nuclear Medicine) (2021)
  • American Board of Radiology (Radiology-Diagnostic)

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