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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

UCLA Dept of Radiology
757 Westwood Plaza, Suite 2125B
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Peter Morton Medical Building
200 UCLA Medical Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Santa Monica
Santa Monica UCLA Medical Building
1250 16th St
Santa Monica, CA 90404

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
MD, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, 1974
Pediatric Imaging including US, MR and CT
Department Affiliation
Chief, Pediatric Radiology
Provider, Radiology
Research Interest
Pediatric Imaging topics, Women in Medicine
Awards & Recognition
  • Founder & President, Chair of Board of Directors, World Federation of Pediatric Imaging, 2011-2015
  • Listing in Castle Connolly America’s Top Doctors, 2012-2014
  • Honorary member - Asian Oceanic Society for Pediatric Radiology, 2013
  • Chair, Board of Directors, Society for Pediatric Radiology, 2009-2010
  • Fellow, Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine, Drexel University, 2009
  • Honorary member - European Society of Pediatric Radiology, 2009
  • 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. Paediatric radiologists rise up and reach out: The World Federation of Pediatric Imaging. Pediatr Radiol 2011, Aug 41(8):1079.
  2. Lin J*, Nielsen-Saines K, Deville JD, Gilsanz D, Stiehm ER, Salusky I, BOECHAT MI. Quantitative Computerized Tomography (QCT) versus Dual X-Ray Absorptiometry (DXA) in the assessment of bone mineral density of HIV-1 infected children. World Journal of AIDS 2012, 2:306-311.
  3. Burke Z, BOECHAT MI, Tabsh K, DeUgarte D. Solitary diverticular type V bile duct cyst: Diagnosis, management, and nomenclature. Pediatr Surg Int 2013.
  4. Yeh J*, Vargas J, Wozniak L, Smith J, BOECHAT MI, Touma M. Massive liver mass and parenteral nutrition extravasation secondary to umbilical venous catheter complication. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition 2014, April-June 3(2).
  5. Dehaye A, Cain T, BOECHAT MI. Another international imaging society - to what end? The World Federation of Pediatric Imaging - One voice, a common message, a unified network. Pediatr Radiol 2014, June 44:636-638.
  6. Griggs R*, Andronikou S, Nell R, O’Connel N, Dehaye A, BOECHAT MI. World Federation of Pediatric Imaging (WFPI) volunteer outreach through telereading: A brief history and audit of a teleradiology pilot project in South Africa. Pediatr Radiol 2014, June 44:648-654.
  7. Andronikou S, Dehaye A, BOECHAT MI. WFPI virtual communications centre : A hive of e-mail activities. Pediatr Radiol 2014, June 44:700-703.
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