A. James Barkovich

MD

Chief of Pediatric Neuroradiology

Dr. A. James Barkovich is chief of pediatric neuroradiology at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital. He specializes in diagnosing and treating neurological disorders in infants and children using state-of-the-art imaging technologies.

Barkovich's research focuses on brain disorders. His work includes correlating genetic defects with findings from brain imaging to facilitate diagnosis, early detection of brain injury in newborns with encephalopathy, and early detection of brain injury in premature newborns and its correlation with neurological development.

Barkovich earned his medical degree at the George Washington University and completed a residency in radiology at Letterman Army Medical Center and a fellowship in neuroradiology at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. He served as chief of neuroradiology and special procedures at Letterman Army Medical Center until 1989, when he joined UCSF.

Barkovich is past president of the American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology and former secretary and president of the American Society of Neuroradiology. He has received many research awards and is the author of several textbooks, including Pediatric Neuroimaging, the definitive textbook of pediatric neuroradiology.

  • Education

    George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, 1980

  • Residencies

    Letterman Army Medical Center, Radiology, 1984

  • Fellowships

    Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Neuroradiology, 1986

  • Academic Title

    Professor

  • Languages

    French

Radiology at Parnassus

505 Parnassus Ave., Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

UCSF Imaging Center

11 Irving St., Suite AC-05
San Francisco, CA 94143

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Brain Development Research Program

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