Pinar Karakas-Rothey, MD

Pediatric radiologist

Dr. Pinar Karakas-Rothey is a radiologist who specializes in fetal imaging, body and musculoskeletal imaging, and neuroimaging (imaging of the brain or other parts of the nervous system) for children. She directs the fetal and ultrasound imaging departments at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland.

Karakas-Rothey earned her medical degree at Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine in Ankara, Turkey. She completed a residency in diagnostic radiology at Ankara University and an additional diagnostic radiology residency at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center, where she also completed a fellowship in pediatric radiology.

In her free time, Karakas-Rothey enjoys learning about medicine and history, making things by hand and micro-farming. She loves spending time with animals and in nature.

More about Pinar Karakas-Rothey

Education

Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine 1991

Residencies

Ankara University, Diagnostic Radiology 1995
Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Diagnostic Radiology 2004

Fellowships

Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Pediatric Radiology 1999