Profile Detail

Amir Borhani, MD

Assistant Professor of Radiology; Chief of Body CT

Interest (in 3 to 10 words): Academics, Research

Medical / Graduate School Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Residency University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (diagnostic radiology)
Clinical / Post-doctoral Fellowship University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (abdominal imaging and abdominal interventions)
Current Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)
Society of Abdominal Radiologists (SAR)
American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS)
American College of Radiologists (ACR)
Association of University Radiologists (AUR)
& Programs
Clinical Interest Liver and Pancreaticobiliary Imaging
Prostate mpMRI
Imaging of Crohn's disase
Abdominal and H&N nonvascular interventions
Research Interest Imaging of NAFLD.
Imaging and noninvasive diagnosis of diffuse and focal liver lesions.
Pancreatic cancer.
Abdominal applications of dual energy spectral CT.
Selected Publications   1: Kim Y, Furlan A, Borhani AA, Bae KT. Computer-aided diagnosis program for classifying the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma on MR images following liver imaging reporting and data system (LI-RADS). J Magn Reson Imaging. 2017 May 26.

2: Borhani AA, Kulzer M, Iranpour N, Ghodadra A, Sparrow M, Furlan A, Tublin ME. Comparison of true unenhanced and virtual unenhanced (VUE) attenuation values in abdominopelvic single-source rapid kilovoltage-switching spectral CT. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2017 Mar;42(3):710-717.

3. Patel BN, Alexander L, Allen B, Berland L, Borhani A, Mileto A, Moreno C, Morgan D, Sahani D, Shuman W, Tamm E, Tublin M, Yeh B, Marin D. Dual-energy CT workflow: multi-institutional consensus on standardization of abdominopelvic MDCT protocols. Abdom Radiol (NY).

4: Borhani AA, Fasanella KE, Iranpour N, Zureikat AH, Singhi AD, Furlan A, Dasyam AK. Lymphoepithelial cyst of pancreas: spectrum of radiological findings with pathologic correlation. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2017 Mar;42(3):877-883.

5: Furlan A, Minervini MI, Borhani AA, Dioguardi Burgio M, Tublin ME, Brancatelli G. Hepatic Sinusoidal Dilatation: A Review of Causes With Imaging-Pathologic Correlation. Semin Ultrasound CT MR. 2016 Dec;37(6):525-532.

6: Rachakonda V, Borhani AA, Dunn MA, Andrzejewski M, Martin K, Behari J. Serum Leptin Is a Biomarker of Malnutrition in Decompensated Cirrhosis. PLoS One. 2016 Sep 1;11(9).

7: Borhani AA, Hosseinzadeh K. Quantitative Versus Qualitative Methods in
Evaluation of T2 Signal Intensity to Improve Accuracy in Diagnosis of
Pheochromocytoma. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2015 Aug;205(2):302-10.
Honors and  
Divisional Teacher of the Year Award, UPMC (2015 & 2017)
Division of the Year Award, UPMC (2013-2017)
Distinguished Reviewer, Abdominal Radiology (2015 & 2016)
Fellow of the Year Award, UPMC (2013-2014)
Sandra Hamdani Memorial Radiology Resident Award, UPMC (2012-2013)
Top Gun Award, UPMC (2011-2012)
RSNA Cum Laude Award (2007 & 2011)
PubMed Publications   See a listing of publications on PubMed, a service of the National Library of medicine.