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Umesh Oza, MD

EDUCATION

University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX
Hermann Hospital/MD Anderson Cancer Center/Texas Heart Institute
M.D.

Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
B.A., Biology, magna cum laude

POST GRADUATE TRAINING

Harvard Medical School Joint Program Nuclear Medicine, Boston, MA
Clinical Fellow Nuclear Medicine

Tufts University School of Medicine/New England Medical Center, Boston, MA
Resident Diagnostic Radiology

Christus St. Joseph Hospital, Houston, TX
Internship Transitional Year

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE

AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider
American Board of Nuclear Medicine
Full Texas Medical License
Full Massachusetts Medical License

PRESENTATIONS
1. Kwak JK, Oza UD, Schucany GW. Pictorial Review of Benign PET-CT: Musculoskeletal Disorders of the Pelvis with MRI Correlates. Educational Exhibit at RSNA 2011.

2. Bahador M, Latifi HR, Grossman SJ, Oza UD, Ozhand A, Griffeth LK. Optimal Interpretative Strategy for Preoperative Parathyroid Scintigraphy in the Setting of Multigland Disease. Society of Nuclear Medicine 2011 58th Annual Meeting.

3. Bahador M, Latifi HR, Grossman SJ, Oza UD, Ozhand A, Griffeth LK. Optimal Interpretative Strategy for Preoperative Parathyroid Scintigraphy – Scientific Presentation at RSNA 2009.

4. Bowman EM, Oza UD, Latifi HR. One of These Things Is Not Like the Other: Utility of Pattern Recognition in the Detection of Unsuspected Additional Primary Malignancies on PET-CT Educational Exhibit at RSNA 2009.

5. Webb, HR, Oza UD, et al. Pictorial Review of Unexpected Extraosseous Findings on Skeletal Scintigraphy. ARRS 2009 Annual Meeting.

6. Treves, ST, Oza, UD. Fluorine-18 NaF – Skeletal Scintigraphy and PET: Early Experience. Society of Nuclear Medicine 2005 52nd Annual Meeting.

8. Oza, UD. Correlation of Skeletal Scintigraphy with CT and MRI in Nuclear Oncology. Clinical Nuclear Medicine 2005 Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing Education. Invited Lecturer.

9. Oza UD, Bhadelia, RA, Hedges TR. Spectrum of Imaging Manifestations in Optic Neuropathy. RSNA 2002 88th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting. Educational Exhibit. Selected for Category 1 CME Credit.

10. Oza UD, Munn CS. Pictorial Review of Common and Uncommon Radiological Manifestations in AIDS. RSNA 2001 87th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting. Educational Exhibit. Selected for Category 1 CME Credit.

PUBLICATIONS

1. Shah AH, Oza UD. Superior vena cava (SVC) stent occlusion with cavoportal collateralization and hepatic metastasis. American College of Radiology Case in Point. Oct 4, 2011.

2. Wachsmann, JW, Oza UD, Latifi HR. Positron emission tomography-computed tomography of esophageal adenocarcinoma with vascular invasion and tumor thrombus. Proceedings (Bayl Univ Med Cent). 2011 Oct;24(4):359-61.

3. Bowman EM, Oza UD, Latifi HR. Utility of pattern recognition in the detection of unsuspected additional primary malignancies on positron emission tomography-computed tomography. Proceedings (Bayl Univ Med Cent). 2011 Jul;24(3):210-5.

4. Oza UD. Skeletal Scintigraphy. In: Donahoe KJ, Van den Abbelle AD, eds. Case-Based Nuclear Medicine, Second Edition. New York, NY: Thieme Medical Publishers; 2011

5. Capps E, Shiller SM, Cheek S, Oza UD, Konduri K. Chest Wall Chondrosarcoma. Proceedings (Bayl Univ Med Cent). 2009; 22 (4): 362-365.

6. Oza UD, Munn CS. Reflecting AIDS: Cavity based lymphoma: AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2003 17:129-32.

7. Oza UD, Oates E. Rhabdomyolysis of bilateral teres major muscles. Clin Nucl Med. 2003;28:126-127.

8. Oza UD, Elgazzar AH. Multiple insufficiency fractures in a female with anorexia nervosa and bulimia. Clin Nucl Med. 2003; 28:250-1.

9. Oza UD, Bhadelia RA, Hedges TR. Spectrum of Imaging Manifestations in Optic Neuropathy.

Radiology: RSNA Scientific Program. 2002; vol. 225:723.

10. Oza UD, Munn CS. Pictorial Review of Common and Uncommon Radiological Manifestations in AIDS. Radiology: RSNA Scientific Program. 2001; vol. 221:684.

HONORS AND AWARDS

2011 Educational Exhibit RSNA Cum Laude Award
2009 Educational Exhibit RSNA Excellence in Design Award
2002-2003 Appointed Chief Resident
2001 Award for Highest Score on ABR Physics Examination Tufts Residency Program
1996 Outstanding Medical Student Research Proposal Award
1995 Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society
1992-1995 Dean’s List Texas A&M University/President’s Endowed Scholar

RESEARCH GRANTS

1996 National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Disease (NIDDK) Research Grant

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

2012-current Clinical Associate Professor Department of Radiology at Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
2009-current Program Director Baylor University Medical Center Dallas Radiology Residency Program
2007-2009 Co-Program Director Baylor University Medical Center Dallas Radiology Residency Program
2006-2011 Assistant Program Director Nuclear Radiology Fellowship Baylor University Medical Center Dallas
2005-current Active Clinical in Radiology at Baylor University Medical Center Dallas
2000-2004 Clinical Associate in Radiology for Tufts University School of Medicine

TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES

2005-current Attending staff for Baylor University Medical Center Dallas Radiology Residency Program and Medical Student Rotation for local and regional medical schools
2001-2004 Instructor for Fourth Year Medical Student Radiology Elective
Tufts University School of Medicine

COMMITTEES

2011-current ACR-RSNA RadiologyInfo.org Nuclear Medicine Section Steward
2011-current American College of Radiology Panel Chair Diagnostic In-Training Examination
2011 American Board of Radiology Nuclear Medicine CAQ/Condition Exam Construction
2009-current American Board of Radiology Oral Board Examiner
2009-current American Board of Radiology Examination of the Future Core Exam Question Writer
2009-2010 American Board of Radiology Written Examination Question Writer
2008-current Nuclear Medicine Program Directors Committee APDR
2007-current Baylor University Medical Center Graduate Medical Education
2007-2008 Compensation Committee American Radiology Associates
2007-current Scheduling Committee American Radiology Associates
2007-current Resident Medical Education Committee Baylor University Medical Center Dallas
2007-current Resident Selection Committee
2006-current Chest Tumor Board Baylor University Medical Center Dallas
2002-2003 Education Committee Member Department of Radiology Tufts University
2002 ACGME Site Visit Representative Tufts University Radiology Residency Program
2000 ACGME Site Visit Representative St. Joseph Hospital Transitional Year Program

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

Radiological Society of North America
Association of Program Directors in Radiology
American College of Radiology