Chief of Pediatric Neuroradiology
Dr. A. James Barkovich is chief of Pediatric Neuroradiology at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, where he specializes in high resolution, state-of-the-art anatomic and functional imaging to diagnose and treat neurological disorders in infants and children. In his research, he studies brain disorders including correlating genetic defects with brain imaging findings to facilitate diagnosis, early detection of brain injury in newborns with encephalopathy, and early detection and correlation with neurodevelopmental outcome of brain injury in premature newborns.
Barkovich earned a medical degree at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and completed a residency in radiology at Letterman Army Medical Center and a fellowship in neuroradiolgy at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He served as chief of neuroradiology and special procedures at Letterman Army Medical Center in San Francisco until 1989 when he joined UCSF. He is past president of the American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology and former secretary and president of the American Society of Neuroradiology. He has received many research awards and is the author of several textbooks, including Pediatric Neuroimaging, the definitive textbook of pediatric neuroradiology.
Neuro-Intensive Care Nursery
505 Parnassus Ave., 15th floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-1565
George Washington University School of Medicine 1980
Letterman Army Medical Center, Radiology 1984
Walter Reed Army Hospital, Neuroradiology 1986
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