Shahnaz Ghahremani, MD
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Shahnaz Ghahremani, MD

  • Diagnostic Radiology


Preferred Name: Shahnaz Ghahremani


English, Persian (Farsi)


Medical Board Certifications

Pediatric Radiology, American Board of Radiology, 2014
Diagnostic Radiology, American Board of Radiology, 2012


Pediatric Radiology, UCLA School of Medicine, 2008


Radiology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 1989


Internal Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 1982


MD, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 1982

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center



  • Pediatric Imaging topics


  1. Klein S, Lee H, GHAHREMANI S, Kempert P, Iskhander M, et al. Expanding the phenotype of mutations in the RNase IIIb domain of DICER1 cause GLOW syndrome. J Med Genet. 2014 Mar;51(5):294-302.
  2. GHAHREMANI S, Griggs R, Hall TR, Motamedi K, Boechat MI. Osteochondral lesions in pediatric and adolescent patients. Seminar Musculoskeletal Radiology 2014;18:505–512.
  3. Luhar A, Khan S, Finn J, GHAHREMANI S, Griggs R, Zaritsky J, Salusky I, Hall T.  Contrast Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Venography in Pediatric Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease: Initial Experience with Ferumoxytol.  Pediatric Radiology Journal 2016.
  4. Cheng M; GHAHREMANI S; Roth A; Chawla S. Chronic constipation and its complications: An interesting finding to an otherwise commonplace problem. Global Pediatric Health Journal 2016.
  5. Klein S, Goldman A, Lee H, GHAHREMANI S, Bhakta V, UCLA Genomics Center, Nelson SF, Martinez-Agosto JA. Truncating mutations in APP cause a distinct neurological phenotype. Ann Neurol. 2016 Sep;80(3):456-60. Doi:10.1002/ana.24727. Epub 2016 August 4.
  6. Mullegama S.V., Klein S, Mulatinho M.V., Senaratne T.N., Singh K, UCLA Clinical Genomics Center, Nguyen D.C., Gallant N.M, Strom S.P., GHAHREMANI S, Rao P.N., Martinez-Agosto J.A. De Novo Loss-of-Function Variants in STAG2 are Associated with Developmental Delay, Microcephaly and Congenital Anomalies. American Journal of Medical Genetics. Manuscript ID 16-0929.R2. February 2017.
  7. Pechin L, McNitt-Gray M, Emaminejad N, GHAHREMANI S, Brown M. “The effects of slice thickness and radiation dose level variations on computer-aided diagnosis (CAD) nodule detection performance in pediatric chest CT scans”. Computer-Aided Diagnosis,101340B; doi:10.1117/12.2255000. March 2017.
  8. Tess Armstrong, Karrie V. Ly, Smruthi Murthy, GHAHREMANI S, Grace Hyun J. Kim, Kara L. Calkins, Holden H. Wu. “Free-breathing quantification of hepatic fat in healthy children and children with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease using a multi-echo 3-D stack-of-radial MRI technique. Pediatric Radiology 2018; doi: 10.1007/s00247-018-4127-7.
  9. Brown M, Browing P, Wahi-Anwar MW, Murphy M, Delgado J, Greenspan H, Abtin F, GHAHREMANI S, Yaghmai N, Da Costa I, Becker M, Goldin J. Integration of Chest CT CAD into the Clinical Workflow and Impact on Radiologist Efficiency. Academic Radiology, August 2018. PMID: 30705917
  10. Ly K, Armstrong T*, Yeh J, GHAHREMANI S, Kim GH, Wu HH, Calkins KL. “Free-Breathing Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Children with Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. J Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, accepted to be published. January 2019. 
  11. Armstrong T, Ly K, GHAHREMANI S, Calkins K, Wu H. “Free-Breathing 3D Quantification of infant body composition and hepatic fat using a stack-of-radial MRI technique”. Journal of Pediatric Radiology. PRAD-D-18-00553R2. April 2019. PMID: 31001664
  12. Ly KV, Armstrong T, Yeh J, Ghahremani S, Kim GH, Wu HH, Calkins KL. “Free-breathing Magnetic Resonance Imaging Assessment of Body Composition in Healthy and Overweight Children: An Observational Study.” Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 2019 Jun, PMID: 30789865
  13. Shahrouki P, Khan S, Yoshida T, Iskander P, GHAHREMANI S, Finn P. (in press) “High Resolution 3D Contrast Enhanced MR Venography in Children: Comparison of Gadofesveset Trisodium with Ferumoxytol”.  Journal of Pediatric Radiology. PRAD-D-21-00213R1
  14. Kafali S, Armstrong T, Shih S, Kim G, Holtrop J, Venick R, GHAHREMANI S, Bolster B, Hillenbrand C, Calkins K, Wu H. “Free-Breathing Radial Magnetic Resonance Elastography of the Liver in Children at 3T: A Pilot Study”. Journal of Pediatric Radiology. PRAD-D-21-00459R1


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