Mahmood F. Mafee, M.D., FACR

Dr. Mahmood F. Mafee, one of the foremost authorities on head and neck imaging, has agreed to lend his services to 3T Imaging via University of California at San Diego. Any patients referred to 3T Imaging for MRI’s or CT scans of the head and neck will be designated for interpretation by Dr. Mafee. Dr. Mafee will also be providing readings at our sister site, Hawthorne Imaging, located in Cicero, IL. Some of the typical exams that Dr. Mafee specializes in are, MRI's of the Orbits, Temporal Lobe, Brain/IAC, and Neck Soft Tissue, as well as CT scans of the Temporal Bone, Skull Base, Sinuses, Brain, and Orbits.

Education

1957-1960 American Alborz College, Tehran, Undergraduate training - Major: Mathematics
1960-1962 University of Tehran, Iran College of Sciences - Major: Physics
1962-1969 University of Tehran, Iran College of Medicine - M.D. June 5, 1969

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Internship

 

1968-1969 University Hospital, Tehran - Rotating Internship
1969-1972 Military Service, Iran
1972-1973 Huron Road Hospital (Rotating Internship) - Cleveland, Ohio

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Residency

 

7/1/73-6/30/74

Albert Einstein College of Medicine - New York, NY
7/1/74-6/30/76 University of Illinois Hospital Department of Medical Radiology Chicago, IL

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Fellowship

 

7/1/76-8/31/77 University of Illinois Hospital Neuroradiology and Head & Neck Radiology
since 1976 Head and Neck Radiology (trained under supervision of Professor Galdino E. Valvassori,University of Illinois, Eye and Ear Infirmary at Chicago, since 1976
Neuroradiology & Computed Tomography Scan (trained under supervision of Professor Glen D. Dobben and Dr.Galdino E. Valvassori, University of Illinois

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Certification

 

December, 1976 American Board of Radiology
November, 1995 American Board of Radiology RECERTIFICATION (required every 10 years) Certificate of added Qualifications in Neuroradiology
November, 2005 American Board of Radiology RECERTIFICATION (required every 10 years) Certificate of added Qualifications in Neuroradiology

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Licensure

 

1976 California State Board
1974 Illinois State Board
1974 Sept New York State Board 
1973 Pennsylvania State Board

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Awards and Honors

  • Distinguished Scientist, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC July 1, 1993 - June 30, 1994.
  • American Society of Head and Neck Radiology Gold Medal Award, awarded at September 2006 Annual ASHNR Meeting
  • Distinguished Facutly Gold Medal award, University of Illinois, College of Medicine at Chicago May 2006
    Fellow American College of Radiology -1993
  • President, American Society of Head and Neck Radiology 1992-1993
  • President, North American Iranian Radiological Society
  • Honorary member; International Neuroscience Institute, Hannover, Germany
  • Selected in How to Find the Best Doctors:
    1999 - 2006 Editions of Castle Connolly Guide:
    Chicago Metro Region and other editions.
  • Guest Editor:
    Five issues of Radiologic clinics of North America
    3 issues of Otolaryngologic clinics of North America
    2 issues of Topics in Magnetic Resonance Imaging 1999 and Feb. 2000, Volume 11
    One issue of Neuroimaging clinics of North America
  • Leading Author, textbook; Imaging of the Head and Neck 2nd ed. Stuttgart, New York: Thieme, 2005.
  • The Best Doctors in America: 2000 – 2005, 2006
  • Best Teacher Teaching Award Department of Radiology University of Illinois Hospital 1992
  • Best Teacher Teaching Award Department of Radiology University of Illinois Hospital 2005
  • Cum Laude: RSNA Exhibition award 1996
  • Certificates of Merit: RSNA Annual scientific meetings, 1996, 1997 & 2000
  • Medical Advisory member, General Electric Medical System: 1996 – 2003
  • Top student at Tehran University Hospitals Internship matching examination among 450 candidates Selected physician in Military and Health Corp Organization with three
    written honors

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Professional Affiliations

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Radiology
  • Radiological Society of North America
  • Association of University Radiologists
  • American Society of Neuroradiology
  • American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology
  • American Society of Spine Radiology
  • American Society of Head and Neck Radiology (President-Elect 1991-1992)
  • Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
  • International Society of Magnetic Resonance
  • European Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Biology
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
  • International Society of Bronchoesophagology
  • International EPR Society
  • Illinois State Medical Society
  • Chicago Medical Society
  • North American Iranian Radiological Society
  • Iranian Medical Society
  • Chicago Laryngological-Otological Society
  • UICMC Cancer Center

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Scientific Contribution and Recognition

  • Reviewer for publication in Journal of American Medical Association
  • Reviewer for publication in Journal of Radiology
  • Reviewer for publication in American Journal of Rhoentgenology
  • Reviewer for publication in Archives of Ophthalmology
  • Reviewer for publication in American Journal of Neuroradiology
  • Reviewer for Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus
  • Reviewer for publication in International Journal of Neuroradiology
  • Reviewer for publication in Surgical Neurology
  • President of American Society of Head and Neck Radiology 1992-93 - "Mahmood F. Mafee - 17th President of American Society of Head and Neck Radiology" by Michael Huckman, MD, editor of American Journal of Neuroradiology
  • Distinguished Scientist for Armed Forces Institute of Pathology in Washington, DC - July 1, 1993 through June 30, 1994.
  • "Mahmood F. Mafee, Distinguished Scientist, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology; A Special Report" by James Buck, July 1993. Published in Radiology, American Journal of Rhoentgenology and Investigative Radiology
  • Mahmood F. Mafee, PhD Committee Member, Siyuan Liu Determination of regional cerebral metabolism rate of oxygen (RCMRO2) and regional cerebral blood flow (RCBF) by non-invasive 17o in Vivo MRI Bio-engineering Department of University of Illinois at Chicago 2005.

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Editorial Board Member

  • American Journal of Neuroradiology (8 years)
  • Journal of Neuroradiology (6 years)
  • Journal of Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery - Editorial board member Reviewer
    Journal of Surgical Neurology
  • Editor of Head and Neck: International Journal of Neuroradiology

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Faculty Appointments

  • Assistant Professor in Neuroradiology and Head & Neck Radiology, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, 9/77-9/80
  • Associate Professor of Radiology, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Professor of Radiology - September 1985 to August 2007, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Clinical Professor of Radiology – September 2007 to present, University of California, San Diego

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Special Interests

  • Neuro- base of the skull and Head and Neck Imaging
  • MR and CT imaging of the temporal bone and neurotological disorders
  • MR and CT imaging of the eye and neurophthalmological disorders
  • Imaging of base of the skull pathology and craniofacial development disorders
  • CT and MRI of paranasal sinus and imaging for functional endoscopic sinus surgery
  • Application of high resolution MRI for the evaluation of inner ear pathology
  • Application of high field MRI for the evaluation of ear, eye, neuro-otological and neuro-ophthalmological disorders
  • Application of DWI and MRS in head and neck pathology

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Grants

  • Primary investigator, General Electric (GE) Grant. $20,000.00 Ck #900955. Research collaboration on clinical application of computed tomography, development of a new head holder (four papers and two poster presentations related to direct sagittal CT scanning) for obtaining direct sagittal CT scans and clinical application of 3dimensional CT reconstruction imaging.

  • General Electric Medical Systems - University of Illinois at Chicago Research Collaboration - Principal Investigator, $145,000 Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy 1987.

  • CEMAX grant $15,000, primary investigator. Research collaboration on clinical application of tridimensional CT in craniofacial anomalies

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Refresher Courses

Radiological Society of North America 1988, 1989: Temporal Bone
Radiological Society of North America 1990 – 1995: Orbit
Radiological Society of North America 1996 – 2000: Temporal Bone
American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery 1985-86 (Mafee, Hill Friedman)
1986-1997 (Mafee, Chow)
1995-1997 (Mafee, Portugal)
American Society of Head and Neck Radiology Annual Course since 1983-1997

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Books and Guest Editor

Guest editor - Radiologic Clinics of North America - 2 volumes, 1987
Guest editor, Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America - 2 volumes, 1986
Guest editor, Radiologic Clinics of North America, 1994
Guest editor, Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America - 2 volumes, 1995
Guest editor, Radiologic Clinics of North America - 2 volumes, 1998, 1999
Contributor, NMR Encyclopedia Oxford University, London
Guest editor, Topics in Magnetic Resonance Imaging – 2 volumes, 1999 & 2000
Guest editor, Neuroimaging Clinics of North America, 2005

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Publications

Dr. Mafee has over 230 publications and 27 Books and book chapters.

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