• Houman Sotoudeh, M.D. earned his medical degree from Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. He completed his Radiology residency at Tehran University of Medical Science as well. He then completed a Neuroradiology, a Nuclear Radiology and a Pediatric Radiology Fellowship at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University in ST Louis.

    Dr. Sotoudeh joined the faculty at ARAK University of Medical Sciences, Arak, Iran and also served as a Neuroradiologist at Zwanger-Pesiri Radiology located in Long Island, New York before joining the UAB Radiology Department in 2017.

    Dr. Sotoudeh's clinical expertise are in Neuroradiology, Nuclear Radiology, and Pediatric Radiology/Neuroradiology. His research interests are in Advance Imaging in Neuroradiology (fMRI, DTI, CT/MR perfusion, MRS), PETMR application and new tracers in neuroradiology and PETMR application in oncology.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2021 Reply to the letter: "Letter to the editor regarding differentiating fat embolism from critical illness associated cerebral microbleeds."Clinical Imaging2021
    2021 Skull base osteomyelitis imagingCurrent Opinion in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery.  29:333-341. 2021
    2021 Current Status and Quality of Machine Learning-Based Radiomics Studies for Glioma Grading: A Systematic Review 2021
    2021 Susceptibility-Weighted Imaging in Neurodegenerative Disorders: A ReviewJournal of Neuroimaging.  31:459-470. 2021
    2021 Optic Nerve Infarction in a Patient With Coronavirus Disease 2019.Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology2021
    2021 Heavily calcified parapharyngeal space mesenchymal chondrosarcoma: Imaging and pathological findings and a review of the literatureRivista di Neuroradiologia.  34:45-48. 2021
    2021 Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis following Ventriculoperitoneal Shunting for Idiopathic Intracranial HypertensionNeuro-Ophthalmology2021
    2021 Clinical applications of diffusion-weighted sequence in brain imaging: beyond stroke 2021
    2021 Leveraging artificial intelligence in ischemic stroke imaging 2021
    2020 A solitary hypothalamic metastasis from prostatic cancer mimicking a giant thrombotic aneurysm and presenting with intraventricular hemorrhage and acute hydrocephalus: a case report 2020
    2020 Critical illness-associated cerebral microbleed in a patient with sickle cell disease: A case report and review of the literatureClinical Imaging.  68:184-187. 2020
    2020 A hypothesis about the role of fetal hemoglobin in COVID-19Medical Hypotheses.  144. 2020
    2020 NKX3.1 Identifies Prostatic Origin of Dural Metastasis in the Setting of Negative Prostate-Specific Antigen StainNeurohospitalist.  10:314-317. 2020
    2020 Noncirrhotic Hyperammonemic Encephalopathy Causing Bilateral Cortical Diffusion RestrictionsNeurohospitalist.  10:331-332. 2020
    2020 Intraventricular metastatic melanoma: A case report and review of the literatureClinical Case Reports.  8:1757-1764. 2020
    2020 F-FDG Uptake in a T2 Hypointense Paraspinal MassClinical Nuclear Medicine.  45:385-386. 2020
    2020 18F-Sodium fluoride PET: History, technical feasibility, mechanism of action, normal biodistribution, and diagnostic performance in bone metastasis detection compared with other imaging modalitiesJournal of Nuclear Medicine Technology.  48:9-16. 2020
    2020 Pseudohypoxic Brain Swelling: Report of 2 Cases and Introduction of the Lentiform Rim Sign as Potential MRI MarkerWorld Neurosurgery.  133:221-226. 2020
    2019 Cauda equina syndrome in an ovarian malignant-mixed müllerian tumor with leptomeningeal spreadClinical Case Reports.  7:2341-2345. 2019
    2019 Angiosarcoma of the Temporal Bone: Case Report and Review of the LiteratureWorld Neurosurgery.  130:351-357. 2019
    2019 Misleading CT perfusion in subacute ischemic strokeEmergency Radiology.  26:581-586. 2019
    2019 SUMOylation in glioblastoma: A novel therapeutic targetInternational Journal of Molecular Sciences.  20. 2019
    2019 Artificial intelligence in the management of glioma: Era of personalized medicineFrontiers in Oncology.  9. 2019
    2019 Fungal peritonitis with fungus balls, a complication of trichobezoars and rapunzel syndromeThe American Journal of Case Reports.  20:685-688. 2019
    2019 Luxury perfusion: A paradoxical finding and pitfall of CT perfusion in subacute infarction of brainRadiology Case Reports.  14:6-9. 2019
    2019 Status epilepticus, hemispheric confusion, a CT perfusion pitfall in “code stroke” patients: A case reportIranian Journal of Radiology.  16. 2019
    2019 Superior ophthalmic vein thrombosis: What radiologist and clinician must know?European Journal of Radiology Open.  6:258-264. 2019
    2018 Spinal canal meningioma mimicking posterior fossa ischemia on CT perfusion: A CT perfusion pitfallRadiology Case Reports.  13:1069-1071. 2018
    2017 Evaluation of attenuation correction in cardiac PET using PET/MRJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  24:839-846. 2017
    2016 Pretreatment Evaluation of GliomaNeuroimaging Clinics of North America.  26:567-580. 2016
    2016 Clinical application of PET/MRI in oncologyJournal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging.  44:265-276. 2016
    2013 Relationship between continuous use of low-dose enteric-coated aspirin and gastrointestinal injuries in patients with gastrointestinal hemorrhage 2013
    2012 Antidepressant effects of magnetic resonance imaging-based stimulation on major depressive disorder: A double-blind randomized clinical trial 2012
    2010 A review on dural tail sign.World Journal of Radiology.  2:188-192. 2010
    2009 Pathologic significance of the "dural tail sign"European Journal of Radiology.  70:10-16. 2009
    2007 Antidepressant-like effect of magnetic resonance imaging-based stimulation in miceProgress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry.  31:503-509. 2007
    2006 Prevalence of "dural tail sign" in patients with different intracranial pathologiesEuropean Journal of Radiology.  60:42-45. 2006
    2006 Absence of azygos vein in an adult patient with polysplenia syndromeEuropean Journal of Radiology Extra.  59:89-92. 2006

    Education And Training

  • Tehran Medical School, Internship
  • Mallinckodt Institute of Radiology @ Washington University, Residency
  • Tehran Medical School, Imam Hospital, Residency
  • Mallinckrodt Inst of Rad @ Wash Univ, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology @ Washington University, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Doctor of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences 2002
  • Full Name

  • Houman Sotoudeh