Houman Sotoudeh

Assistant Professor

2002 -  MD, Tehran University of Medical Sciences ,Tehran, Iran

2011: Candidate for the best training article in RSNA (Nov 2011) for “Pancreatic imaging findings in Tuberous sclerosis “Research. 

2009: European congress of radiology travel bursary award.

2008: 1st   rank Award in Iranian National Board Examination in Radiology, among about 200 radiologists.

2007: Prize for the most outstanding Radiology Resident; Tehran University of Medical  Sciences. 

2007: Senior resident in Tehran University of Medical Sciences

2007: 1st Ranked Award in the 3rd year annual Radiology Residency examination.

2006: 1st Ranked Award in the 2nd year annual Radiology Residency examination

2005: 1st Ranked Award in the 1st year annual Radiology Residency examination

2005: Exemption from national military services due to extra-ordinary academic performance

2004: 4th Ranked Award (among about 12,000 participants) in the National Residency     examination, gaining acceptance in the Radiology Residency Program at Tehran University of Medical Sciences.

2004: Gaining the opportunity to participate in national residency exam before national services due to extra-ordinary academic performance and gaining the first rank in 8 years medical school education.

2004:  Recognition as the best medical student in Tehran University of Medical Sciences based on 8-year average scores.

2002: 1st Ranked award in the National Pre-internship Exam in Iran, among 2137 medical students.

1999: 2nd Ranked award in the Iranian National Olympiad of “Basic Sciences of Medicine”.

1998: 5th Ranked award in the National Basic Sciences examination for medical students, among about 2000 medical students.

1995: 4th ranked out of 1.2 million students in National University Entrance Examination (CONCOUR), entering in the Medical School at Tehran University of Medical Sciences.

1994: Qualification for the second step of the National Physics Olympiad.


  • Member, Radiology Society of North America (RSNA)         2010-current
  • Member, European Society of Radiology (ESR)                     2009-current
  • Member, Iranian Society of Radiology (ISR)                          2008-current
  • Member, Iranian Council of Medicine                                     2004-current
  • Member, American College of Radiology (ACR)                   2011-current

1. Clinical application of PET/MRI in oncology.Sotoudeh H, Sharma A, Fowler KJ, McConathy J, Dehdashti F. J MagnReson Imaging. 2016 Aug;44(2):265-76. doi:10.1002/jmri.25161. Epub 2016 Mar 23. Review. PMID: 27007987

2. Evaluation of Attenuation Correction in Cardiac PET using PET/MR. Lau JMC, Laforest R, Sotoudeh H, Nie X, Sharma S, McConathy J, Novak E, Priatna A, Gropler RJ, Woodard PK. J NuclCardiol. 2017 Jun;24(3):839-846. doi: 10.1007/s12350-015-0197-  1. Epub 2015 Oct 23. PMID: 26499770

3. Effect of Spatial Resolution of T2-Weighted Imaging on Diagnostic Efficacy of MRI in Detection of Papilledema. Sotoudeh H1, Bowerson M, Parsons M, VanStavern G,Viets R, Hildebolt C, Sharma A. Am J Roentgenol. 2015 Mar;204(3):602-7. doi:10.2214/AJR.14.12662.

4. Relationship Between Continuous Use Of Low-Dose Enteric-Coated Aspirin and   Gastrointestinal Injuries in Patients With Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage. Mousavi M1,Salehimarzijarani B, Dadvar Z, Jalalay NY, Valizadeh N, Sotoudeh H, Zali M.Turk J  Gastroenterol. 2013;24(2):93-8.

5.  Antidepressant Effects of Magnetic Resonance Imaging--Based Stimulation on Major  Depressive Disorder: A Double-Blind Randomized Clinical Trial. Vaziri-Bozorg SM1, Ghasemi-Esfe AR, Khalilzadeh O, Sotoudeh H, Rokni-Yazdi H, Ghanaati H, Firouznia K, Sharifi V, Tabatabayee M, Kooraki S, Shakiba M.Brain Imaging Behav. 2012 Mar;6(1):70-6. doi: 10.1007/s11682-011-9143-2.

6. A Review on Dural Tail Sign. Sotoudeh H, Yazdi HR.  World J Radiol. 2010 May 28;2(5):188-92. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v2.i5.188.PMID: 21161034

7. Pathologic Significance of The "Dural Tail Sign". Rokni-Yazdi H1, AzmoudehArdalan F, Asadzandi Z, Sotoudeh H, Shakiba M, Adibi A, Ayatollahi H, Rahmani M.Eur J Radiol. 2009 Apr;70(1):10-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ejrad.2008.01.010. Epub 2008 Feb 21.

9. Antidepressant-like Effect of Magnetic Resonance Imaging-Based Stimulation in Mice.Rokni-Yazdi H1, Sotoudeh H, Akhondzadeh S, Sotoudeh E, Asadi H, Shakiba M. ProgNeuropsychopharmacolBiol Psychiatry. 2007 Mar 30;31(2):503-9. Epub 2007 Jan 10.

9.  Prevalence of "Dural Tail Sign" in Patients With Different Intracranial Pathologies.Rokni- Yazdi H1, Sotoudeh H.Eur J Radiol. 2006 Oct;60(1):42-5. Epub 2006 May 3.

10. A Case of Primary Adductor Muscle Hydatidosis: “Water-lily Sign” on Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Iran. HadiRokni-Yazdi, Houman Sotoudeh,HoomanSharegh AnoushaYazdabadi . Iran J Radiol. October 2007, 4(4).


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