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Ines Boechat, MD


Maria Ines B. Boechat, MD

UCLA Physician Maria Ines B.  Boechat, MD specializes in Diagnostic Radiology.
Preferred Name
Ines Boechat
Diagnostic Radiology
Language Spoken
English, Portuguese, Spanish
Hospital Affiliation
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
State License Number
(310) 301-6800 Appointments
(310) 825-6798 Office
Fax Number
(310) 267-2022
Email Address
Voted Super Doctor

200 UCLA Medical Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Pediatric Radiology, American Board of Radiology, 1995, 2005
Diagnostic Radiology, American Board of Radiology, 1984
Pediatric Radiology, UCLA School of Medicine, 1982 - 1983
Pediatric Radiology, Boston Children's Hospital, 1977 - 1978
Radiological Sciences, Instituto de Radiologia e Medicina Nuclear, 1975 - 1976
Medical Degree
MD, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, 1974
Pediatric Imaging including US, MR and CT
Department Affiliation
Chief, Pediatric Radiology
Physician, Radiology
Research Interest
Pediatric Imaging topics, Women in Medicine
Awards & Recognition
  • Listing in Castle Connolly America’s Top Doctors, 2012
  • President, Chair of Board of Directors, World Federation of Pediatric Imaging
  • Fellow, Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine, Drexel University, 2009
  • Chair, Board of Directors, Society for Pediatric Radiology, 2009-2010 ; President of Society for Pediatric Radiology, 2008 - 2009
  • President of American Association for Women Radiologists, 2000
  • Fellow of the American College of Radiology, 1999
  1. BOECHAT MI. Women in Pediatric Radiology. Pediatr Radiology, April 2010.
  2. Chawla SC, Federman N, Nagata K*, Zhang D*, Nuthakki S, Angel E, Mc Nitt Gray M, BOECHAT MI. Estimated Cumulative Radiation Dose from PET/CT in Pediatric Patients with Malignancies - A five-year retrospective review. Pediatr Radiology, published online, December 2009.
  3. BOECHAT MI, Lee DC. Graphical representation of skeletal maturity determination. AJR 2007, 189:873-4.
  4. Saleh RS*, Patel S, Lee M, BOECHAT MI, Ratib O, Saraiva C*, Finn PJ. Contrast- MR Angiography of the chest and abdomen in children using controlled apnea -initial experience. Radiology 2007;243(3):837-846.
  5. Lee JC*, BOECHAT MI, Church J, Belzer M, Deville J, Nielsen K, Weston S, Kitchen C, Dunaway T, Geng YZ, Krogstad P. Thymic volume, T-cell populations, and parameters of thymopoiesis in adolescent and adult survivors of HIV infection acquired in infancy. AIDS 2006;20 (5): 667-74
  6. Bergman J*, Lerman SE, Kristo B, Chen A, BOECHAT MI, Churchill BM. Outcomes of bladder neck closure for intractable urinary incontinence in patients with neurogenic bladders. J Pediatr Urol 2005; (2)6:528-33.
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