Shahid M. Hussain, MD, PhD

Herbert B. Saichek Professor of Radiology and MRI Director

Abdominal Imaging Fellowship Director


  • MD: Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Residency: University Hospital Rotterdam-Dijkzigt, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
  • Fellowship: Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, the Netherlands

American Board of Radiology
Royal Dutch Society of Medicine, The Netherlands

Research Interests:

MR imaging of the liver, Radiologic-Pathology correlation of liver lesions, Comparison of modalities (ultrasound, CT, PET, MRI) for hepatic imaging; MR imaging sequence optimization at 1.5T and 3.0T for cirrhosis and HCC; MR spectroscopy of the live at 3.0T.


  1. Van den Bos IC, Hussain SM, de Man RA, Zondervan PE, Ijzermans JN, Krestin GP. Primary hepatocellular lesions: imaging findings on state‐of‐the‐art magnetic resonance imaging, with pathologic correlation. Curr Probl Diagn Radiol 2008; 37:104‐114.
  2. Van den Bos IC, Hussain SM, de Man RA, Zondervan PE, Ijzermans JN, Preda A, Krestin GP. Magnetic resonance imaging of liver lesions: exceptions and atypical lesions. Curr Probl Diagn Radiol 2008; 37:95‐103.
  3. Van den Bos IC, Hussain SM, Krestin GP, Wielopolski PA. Liver imaging at 3.0T: diffusion‐induced black‐blood echo‐planar imaging with large anatomic volumetric coverage as an alternative for specific‐absorption‐rate (SAR) – intensive echo‐train spin‐echo sequences. Radiology. 2008; 248:264‐271.
  4. Geenen RWF, Hussain SM et al. MR colography in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) colitis. Applied Radiology 2007; 36.
  5. Hussain SM, Reinhold C, Mitchell DG. Cirrhosis and Lesion Characterization at MR Imaging. Radiographics 2009: 29:1637‐1652.

Shahid M. Hussain, MD, PhD

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Specialty:   Abdominal Imaging