Profile Detail

Sina Houshmand, MD

Diagnostic Radiology Resident

Interest (in 3 to 10 words): Clinical, Research, Academic

Medical / Graduate School Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Residency Internal Medicine (preliminary) - Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center Wakefield Campus (2016 - 2017)
Diagnostic Radiology - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (2017 - Present)
Clinical / Post-doctoral Fellowship Abdominal Imaging Fellowship, University of California, San Francisco, 2021-2022
Postdoctoral research fellowship, Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania, 2014-2016
Current Radiologic Society of North America (2014 - Present)
Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (2014 - Present)
American Roentgen Ray Society (2017- Present)
& Programs
Clinical Interest Abdominal Imaging, Nuclear Medicine
Research Interest
Selected Publications   Segtnan EA, Grupe P, Jarden JO, Gerke O, Ivanidze J, Christlieb SB, Constantinescu C, Pedersen JE, Houshmand S, Hess S, Zarei M, Gjedde A, Alavi A, Hilund-Carlsen PF. Prognostic Implications of Total Hemispheric Glucose Metabolism Ratio in Cerebrocerebellar Diaschisis. J Nucl Med. 2017 May;58(5):768-773.

Simone CB 2nd, Houshmand S, Kalbasi A, Salavati A, Alavi A. PET-Based Thoracic Radiation Oncology. PET Clin. 2016 Jul;11(3):319-32.

Peter J, Houshmand S, Werner TJ, Rubello D, Alavi A. Novel assessment of global metabolism by 18F-FDG-PET for localizing affected lobe in temporal lobe epilepsy. Nucl Med Commun. 2016 Aug;37(8):882-7.

Ziai P, Hayeri MR, Salei A, Salavati A, Houshmand S, Alavi A, Teytelboym OM. Role of Optimal Quantification of FDG PET Imaging in the Clinical Practice of Radiology. Radiographics. 2016 Mar-Apr;36(2):481-96.

Houshmand S, Boursi B, Salavati A, Simone CB 2nd, Alavi A. Applications of Fluorodeoxyglucose PET/Computed Tomography in the Assessment and Prediction of Radiation Therapy-related Complications. PET Clin. 2015 Oct;10(4):555-71.

McKenney-Drake ML, Territo PR, Salavati A, Houshmand S, Persohn S, Liang Y, Alloosh M, Moe SM, Weaver CM, Alavi A, Sturek M. (18)F-NaF PET Imaging of Early Coronary Artery Calcification. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 May;9(5):627-8.

Gholami S, Salavati A, Houshmand S, Werner TJ, Alavi A. Assessment of atherosclerosis in large vessel walls: A comprehensive review of FDG-PET/CT image acquisition protocols and methods for uptake quantification. J Nucl Cardiol. 2015 Jun;22(3):468-79

Houshmand S, Salavati A, Hess S, Werner TJ, Alavi A, Zaidi H. An update on novel quantitative techniques in the context of evolving whole-body PET imaging. PET Clin. 2015 Jan;10(1):45-58.

Houshmand S, Salavati A, Hess S, Ravina M, Alavi A. The role of molecular imaging in diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis. Am J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2014 Aug 15;4(5):406-25.
Honors and  
Travel Award, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Annual Meeting, 2016
Travel Award, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Annual Meeting, 2015
Third Best Presentation Award, Educational Exhibits Track, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Annual Meeting, 2015
PubMed Publications   See a listing of publications on PubMed, a service of the National Library of medicine.