Satomi Kawamoto, M.D.

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  • Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science

Languages: English, Japanese


Diagnostic Radiology

Research Interests

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

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)

Appointment Phone: 443-997-7237
1800 Orleans St.
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-4100

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center (now called Levi Watkins, Jr., M.D., Outpatient Center)

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601 N. Caroline St.
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

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4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 443-997-1811

Johns Hopkins Medicine - White Marsh

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4924 Campbell Boulevard
Suite 105
White Marsh, MD 21236 map
Phone: 443-442-2401 | Fax: 443-451-6986

Johns Hopkins Medical Imaging - Columbia

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11055 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia Medical Center, Suite L9
Columbia, MD 21044 map
Phone: 443-574-5800 | Fax: 443-451-6986

Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station

Appointment Phone: 443-997-7237
10803 Falls Road
Pavilion III, Suite 1100
Lutherville, MD 21093 map
Phone: 410-583-2700 | Fax: 443-451-6986


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


  • Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; Gunma Daigaku Igakubu (1988)


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


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

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Radiology (Diagnostic Radiology) (1997)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Activities & Honors


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

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