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Dr. BATHAII S. MEHDI BATHAII, M.D.
E-mail: mbathaii@prbp.com

EDUCATION

Fellowship in Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Dotter Interventional Institute, OHSU
Portland, OR

Residency in Diagnostic Radiology
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA

Residency in Nuclear Medicine
Philadelphia, PA

Surgery Internship
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA

Medical Degree
Shahid Beheshti Medical School
Tehran, Iran

CERTIFICATION

American Board of Radiology

American Board of Nuclear Medicine

PUBLICATIONS

Papers

  • Yang Hua, Bathaii SM, Arajuo L, Alavi A.
    False Positive Myocardial Perfusion Defect due to Diaphragmatic Hernia.
    Clinical Nuclear Medicine, March 2007; 32(3):231-233.
  • Peranteau WH, Bathaii SM, Pawel B, Hardy O, Alavi A, Stanley CA, Adzick NS.
    Multiple Ectopic Lesions of Focal Islet Adenomatosis Identified by PET-scan in Congenital Hyperinsulinism.
    Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 2007 Jan; 42(1):188-92.
  • Bathaii SM, Narla LD, Bural G, Acikgoz G, Alkhawaldeh K, Alavi A.
    Role of FDG-PET in Detecting Residual/Recurrent Brain Tumors in Pediatric Patients.
    Radiology, 2006 Dec; 241: 643-645.
  • Mavi A, Cermik T, Houseni M, Bathaii M, Dadparvar S, Zhuang H, and Alavi A.
    Impact of the FDG-PET in the management of patients with pancreatic cancer.
    Journal of Nuclear Medicine; 47: 42P, 2006.
  • Bathaii SM, Tabaddor K
    The Prevalence & Characteristics of Fibromyalgia Syndrome in the Workers' Compensation Population.
    American Journal of Orthopedics. 2006 Oct; 35(10):473-5.
  • Bathaii SM, Tavakoli M.
    Scintigraphic Findings on Technetium99 Bone Scan in Multiple Myeloma.
    Dard Medical Journal. 2002 May; 10:25-31.
  • Bathaii SM, Rahimi F.
    “The Prevalence of Anaplastic Thyroid Carcinoma in Iran.
    An extensive research on 3739 fine needle aspiration samples of thyroid gland and in order to investigate the prevalence of Anaplastic Thyroid Carcinoma and its potential risk factors in the Iranian population.
    Shahid Beheshti University Press. 1999 March; 7797: 10-66.

Book

  • Bathaii SM, Fazel I.
    Thyroid Diseases in Surgery.
    Persian translation from Schwartz Principles of Surgery
    ISBN: 964-736-347-8

PRESENTATIONS

  • Bathaii SM, Kolbeck, JK, Jaufman JA, Keller FS.
    Role of Octreotide drip in Managing Labile Blood Pressure in Interventional Oncology Patients.
    World Conference on Interventional Oncology. Philadelphia, PA. June 2010.
  • Bathaii SM, Narla LD, Bural G, Acikgoz G, Alkhawaldeh K, Alavi A.
    Utilizing FDG-PET to Detect Residual/Recurrent Brain Tumors in Pediatric Patients.
    Winner, Best Scientific Paper, Resident and Fellow Section.
    RSNA. Chicago, IL. Nov. 2006.
  • Alkhawaldeh Kh Houseni M, Bathaii SM, Chandromat W, Alavi A.
    Imapct of Dual Time Point FDG-PET Imaging on the Assessment of Small Solitary Pulmonary Nodules.
    RSNA. Chicago, IL, Nov. 2006
  • Alkhawaldeh K, Bural G, El-Haddad G, Houseni M, Chamroonrat W, Acikgoz G, Bathaii SM, Alavi A.
    Quantitative Assessment of FDG Uptake in Brown Fat Using Standardized Uptake Value and Dual Time Point Imaging.
    European Association of Nuclear Medicine, Athens, Greece, Aug 2006.
  • Bathaii SM, Saffer JR, Tang PH, Karp J, Adegbola O, Loevner L, Alavi A.
    Comparability of Quantitative SUV Measurement between PET alone and PET-CT on Patients Scanned Consecutively on PET and PET-CT Scanners.
    Society of Nuclear Medicine, San Diego, CA. March 2006.
  • Bathaii SM, Bural G, Acikgoz G, Mavi A, Alkhawaldeh K, Alavi A.
    FDG-PET to Detect Residual/Recurrent Brain Tumors in Post-Operative Pediatric Patients.
    Society of Nuclear Medicine, San Diego, CA. March 2006.
  • Bathaii SM, Chryssikos T, Hochold J, Tang PH, Yang H, Alavi A.
    Comparison of Standard Uptake Values (SUVs) of Joints of the Feet in Diabetic Patients with Varying Degrees of Neuropathy with Those of Non-Diabetic Subjects.
    Society of Nuclear Medicine, San Diego, CA. March 2006.
  • Mavi A, Bathaii SM, Houseni M, Dhurairaj T, Urhan M, Cermik TF, Dadparvar S, Alavi A.
    Dual Time Point FDG-PET Imaging is a Successful Technique for Differentiating Malignant from Benign Pleural Disease.
    Society of Nuclear Medicine, San Diego, CA. March 2006.
  • Mavi A, Bathaii SM, Houseni M, Dhurairaj T, Urhan M, Cermik TF, Dadparvar S, Alavi A.
    FDG-PET Imaging in the Diagnosis and Management of Malignant Mesothelioma.
    Society of Nuclear Medicine, San Diego, CA. March 2006.
  • Hochhold J, Bathaii SM, Chryssikos T, Newberg A, Alavi A.
    Standardized Uptake Values (SUVs) of Neurodegenerative Osteoarthropathy and Osteomyelitis in the Diabetic Foot.
    Society of Nuclear Medicine, San Diego, CA. March 2006.
  • Hochhold J, Chryssikos T, Yang H, Bathaii SM, Tang PH, Alavi A.
    Standardized Uptake Values (SUVs) of Soft Tissue in the Normal and Neuropathic Foot.
    Society of Nuclear Medicine, San Diego, CA. March 2006.
  • Bural G, Chamroonrat W, Houseni M, Acikgoz G, Alkhawaldeh K, Bathaii SM, Alavi A.
    Degree of FDG and MDP Uptake in Femoral Arteries Changes with Age.
    Society of Nuclear Medicine, San Diego, CA. March 2006.
  • Bural G, Zhuge Y, Torigian D, Iwanaga T, Houseni M, Bathaii SM, Alkhawaldeh K, Udopa J, Alavi A.
    Partial Volume Correction and Segmentation Allows Accurate Measurement of SUV for the Grey Matter in the Brain.
    Society of Nuclear Medicine, San Diego, CA. March 2006.
  • Bural G, Alkhawaldeh K, Houseni M, Chamroonrat W, Bathaii SM, Alavi A.
    Differences in FDG Uptake in the Large Arteries of Diabetic and Age Matched Normal Subjects May Indicate Early Atherosclerosis.
    Society of Nuclear Medicine, San Diego, CA. March 2006.
  • Fan C, Hernandez-Pampaloni M, Houseni M, Chamroonrat W, Mavi A, Bural G, Bathaii SM, Alkhawaldeh K, Acikgoz G, Cermik TF, Tang PH, Yang H, Torigian D, Alavi A.
    A Primary Study of 18FDG PET Imaging in Human Red Marrow Metabolism with Advancing Age.
    Society of Nuclear Medicine, San Diego, CA. March 2006.
  • Houseni M, Chamroonrat W, Bural G, Yang Hua, El-Haddad G, Acikgoz G, Alkhawaldeh K, Bathaii SM, Kumar R, Alavi A.
    Pattern of the tumor metabolism differs between the primary cancer of the lung and the metastatic lymph nodes as determined by FDG-PET dual- time-point imaging.
    Society of Nuclear Medicine, San Diego, CA. March 2006.
  • Mavi A, Cermick TF, Houseni M, Bathaii SM, Dadparvar S, Zhuang H, Alavi A.
    Impact of FDG-PET in The Management of Patients with Pancreatic Cancer.
    Society of Nuclear Medicine, San Diego, CA. March 2006.
  • Mavi A, Cermick TF, Yu JQ, Bathaii SM, Houseni M, Dadparvar S, Zhuang H, Alavi A.
    Evolving Role of FDG-PET imaging in Management of Patients with Gastric Cancer.
    Society of Nuclear Medicine. San Diego, CA. March 2006.
  • Acikgoz G, Houseni M, Bathaii SM, Yang C, Chamroonat W, Alavi A.
    FDG-Pet Evaluation of Patients with Leukemia.
    Society of Nuclear Medicine, San Diego, CA. March 2006.
  • Acikgoz G, Bural G, Houseni M, Chamroonat W, Alkhawaldeh K, Bathaii SM, Alavi A.
    Does Intense Myocardial Uptake of Fasting FDG-scan Indicate Myocardial Disease.
  • Bathaii SM, Salim A, Constantinou C, Demetriades D.
    The Dichotomy of Hanging injuries.
    Southern California Chapter of American College of Surgeons, August 2004.
  • Velmahos G, Salim A, Kasotakis G, Bathaii SM, Demetriades D.
    Is Oral Contrast Useful in The CT-scan Evaluation of Blunt Enteric Injuries?
    Southern California Chapter of American College of Surgeons, July 2004.
  • Velmahos G, Constantinou C, Bathaii SM, Demetriades D.
    Mortality and Morbidity in Cirrhotic Patients Compared to Normal Individuals.
    American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, March 2004.
  • Bathaii SM, Rahimi F.
    The Prevalence of Anaplastic Thyroid Carcinoma in Iran.
    30th Conference on Thyroid Diseases, Tehran, Iran 1999.

COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS, HONORS AND SOCIETIES

2008 Feb: Radiology In-Service Exam 99%

2008 Jan: SIR Resident in Training Scholarship

2007 Nov: RSNA Introduction to NIH Grantsmanship Scholarship

2007 Sep: Highest Score in Radiology Physics Board, class of 2010

2007 July: Roentgen Recognition Award for Contributions to Radiology

2006 Nov: Best Resident Research Prize, RSNA meeting, Chicago, IL

2004: Excellence in Research Award, University of Southern California

2002: Elected to Kaplan Medical Honor Society

2002: USMLE-II: 254 (99%)

2001: USMLE-I: 256 (99%)


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