Profile Detail

Carl Fuhrman, MD


Interest (in 3 to 10 words):

Medical / Graduate School University of Pittsburgh
Residency University of Pittsburgh
Clinical / Post-doctoral Fellowship
Current Alpha Omega Alpha
American College of Chest Physicians,
Appointment to Committee Section on Cancer
American College of Radiology
American Roentgen Ray Society
Association of University Radiologists
Pennsylvania Radiological Society
Pittsburgh Roentgen Society
Radiological Society of North America
Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance
Society of Thoracic Radiology, Elected to Membership
& Programs
Digital Imaging
Clinical Interest Thoracic Imaging

Cardiac Imaging
Research Interest

Quantitative imaging of emphysema and interstitial lung disease.

Low dose CT imaging for lung cancer screening.

CT imaging of emphysema

CT imaging in connective tissue diseases.

Medical student education in radiology.

Imaging of TB in animal models.

Selected Publications   Characterization and peripheral blood biomarker assessment of anti-Jo-1 antibody-positive interstitial lung disease.Richards TJ, Eggebeen A, Gibson K, Yousem S, Fuhrman C, Gochuico BR, Fertig N, Oddis CV, Kaminski N, Rosas IO, Ascherman DP.Arthritis Rheum. 2009 Jul;60(7):2183- 92.

Tumor necrosis factor neutralization results in disseminated disease in acute and latent Mycobacteriu tuberculosis infection with normal granuloma structure in a cynomolgus macaque model. Lin PL, Myers A, Smith L, Bigbee C, Bigbee M, Fuhrman C, Grieser H, Chiosea I, Voitenek NN, Capuano SV, Klein E, Flynn JL. Arthritis Rheum. 2010 Feb;62(2):340-50.

Pulmonary lobe segmentation in CT examinations using implicit surface fitting.Pu J, Zheng B, Leader JK,Fuhrman C, Knollmann F, Klym A, Gur D.IEEE Trans Med Imaging. 2009 Dec;28(12):1986-96.

Quantitative comparison of active and latent tuberculosis in the cynomolgus macaque model.Lin PL,Rodgers M, Smith L, Bigbee M, Myers A, Bigbee C, Chiosea I, Capuano SV, Fuhrman C, Klein E, Flynn JL.Infect Immun. 2009 Oct;77(10):4631-42. Epub 2009 Jul 20.

Honors and  

April 2013
Association of University Radiologists
A3CR2 Outstanding Teacher Award

January 2013
2013 America's Top Doctor -
Recognition by Castle Connolly Guide,
America's Top Doctors - The Best in American Medicine
American Registry, LLC

June 2012
Recipient, Ronald J. Hoy Excellence in Teaching Award

May 2012
2012 Top Docs - Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh Magazine)
PubMed Publications   See a listing of publications on PubMed, a service of the National Library of medicine.