Noriko Salamon, MD

Noriko Salamon, MD

Diagnostic Radiology

About

Dr. Noriko Salamon is Professor of Department of Radialogy, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. A world-renowned neuroradiologist, Dr. Salamon is a pioneer in epilepsy neuroimaging. For the last decade, she has specialized in detecting brain abnormalities that cause seizures in patients who, in many cases, have normal MRI reports. She developed the process of superimposing PET scans that measure the activity of brain cells onto an MRI to pinpoint the location of an invisible or subtle brain abnormality causing the seizures.

Education

Medical Board Certifications

Neuroradiology, American Board of Radiology, 2005
Diagnostic Radiology, American Board of Radiology, 2001

Fellowship

UCLA School of Medicine, 2003
Northwestern Memorial Hospital GME Office, 2002

Residency

Northwestern Memorial Hospital GME Office, 2001

Internship

Northwestern Memorial Hospital GME Office, 1998

Degree

Showa University, MD, 1984

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

Awards

  • 2021 LEO RIGLER Outstanding Teaching Award UCLA 2020-2021
  • 2021 Top Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine
  • 2018 LEO RIGLER Outstanding Rotation Award UCLA 2017-2018
  • 2017 LEO RIGLER Outstanding Teaching Award UCLA 2016-2017
  • 2015 LEO RIGLER Outstanding Teaching Award UCLA 2014-2015
  • 2014 Cum Laude Award: ASNR Scientific Exhibit
  • 2012 Cum Laude Award: RSNA Scientific Exhibit
  • 2012 Woman in Neuroradiology Leadership Award (by AUR, AAWR and ASNR)
  • 2011 Cum Laude Award: RSNA Scientific Exhibit (Chicago)
  • 2011 LEO RIGLER Outstanding Teaching Award UCLA 2010-2011
  • 2009 Outstanding Teaching Award UCLA Neuroradiology Fellowship
  • 2008 Outstanding Teaching Award UCLA Neuroradiology Fellowship
  • 2006 Cum Laude Award: RSNA Scientific Exhibit (Chicago)
  • 2006 Outstanding Teaching Award UCLA Neurology Residents
  • 2005 LEO RIGLER Outstanding Teaching Award UCLA 2004-2005
  • 2005 Cum Laude Award: ASNR Computer Assisted Scientific Exhibit (Toronto)
  • 2004 LEO RIGLER Outstanding Teaching Award UCLA
  • 2004 Cum Laude Award: ASNR Computer Assisted Scientific Exhibit (Seattle>