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)
& 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.