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Joel E. Fishman, M.D., Ph.D.

General Information

Joel E. Fishman, M.D., Ph.D.

Languages

  • English

Certifications

  • American Board of Radiology-Diagnostic Radiology

Specialties

  • Diagnostic Radiology - Radiology

Roles

  • Associate Professor of Radiology
  • Chief, Section of Thoracic Radiology
  • Fellowship Director, Thoracic Radiology
  • Medical Director, UM Miller School of Medicine Radiology Imaging Services

Clinical Interests

Thoracic (chest) radiology including CT, MRI, and procedures.

Research Interests

CT angiography, cardiac MRI, thoracic disease in AIDS

Education

1993 Fellowship
Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami - Affiliated Medical Education Program
1992 Residency
University of California
1987 Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania
1987 M.D.
University of Pennsylvania
1981 Undergraduate
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Publications

  • Williams AR, Trachtenberg B, Velazquez DL, McNiece I, Altman P, Rouy D, Mendizabal AM, Pattany PM, Lopera GA, Fishman J, Zambrano JP, Heldman AW, Hare JM. Intramyocardial Stem Cell Injection in Patients With Ischemic Cardiomyopathy: Functional Recovery and Reverse Remodeling. Circ Res. 2011 Mar 17. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 21415390
  • Abbo L, A Quartin, MI Morris, G Saigal, E Ariza-Heredia, P Mariani, O Rodriguez, M Ferrada, LS Muñoz-Price, E Ramee, MI Rosas, I Gonzalez, J Fishman. Pulmonary Imaging of Pandemic Influenza H1N1 Infection: relationship between clinical presentation and disease burden on chest radiography and CT. British Journal of Radiology. 2010 Aug;83(992):645-51. PMID: 20551254
  • Otalvaro L, JP Zambrano, JE Fishman. Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy: Utility of Cardiac Computed Tomography Angiography for Acute Diagnosis. Journal of Thoracic Imaging. 2010 Oct 1. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 20921912
  • Ghersin E, S Thota, JE Fishman, MH Lowery, G Ramos. Comprehensive Evaluation of Kawasaki Disease with ECG-Gated Cardiac Multidetector Computed Tomography. Journal of Thoracic Imaging. 2010 Nov;25(4):W112-4. PMID: 20531228
  • Ghersin E, Ramos GA, Soto V, Lopera G, Fishman JE, Lessick J. Interatrial Septal Aneurysm and Patent Foramen Ovale – Diagnosis and Dynamic Evaluation with ECG Gated MDCT Imaging. J Thorac Imaging. 2010 Nov 11. PMID: 21079517
  • Ghersin E, D Hildoer, JE Fishman. Pulmonary Arteriovenous Fistula within a Pulmonary Cyst - Evaluation with CT Pulmonary Angiography. British Journal of Radiology. 2010 Jun; 83(990):e114-7. PMID: 20505024
  • Miquez-Burbano MJ, Lewis JE, Fishman J, Asthana D, Malow RM. The influence of different types of alcoholic beverages on disrupting highly active antiretroviral treatment (HAART) outcome. Alcohol Alcohol. 2009 Jul-Aug; 44(4):366-71. Epub May May 18. PMID: 19454401
  • Miguez-Burbano MJ, Nair M, Lewis JE, Fishman J. The role of alcohol on platelets, thymus and cognitive performance among HIV-infected subjects: are they related? Platelets. 2009 Jun; 20(4):260-7. PMID: 19459132
  • Miguez-Burbano MJ, Lewis JE, Moreno J, Fishman JE. Cognitive performance and the thymus among HIV-infected subjects receiving HAART. Biologics. 2008 Jun; 2(2):321-7. PMCID: PMC2721361
  • Ferreira AC, Rodriguez Y, Fishman JE, Ghersin E. Cardiac multidetector computed tomography incidental finding of a membranous septal aneurysm. J Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. 2008 May-Jun; 2(3):197-8. PMID: 19083949
  • Grubstein A, Yepes M, Fishman JE. MR characterization of vascular supply of medial and lateral breast tumors. 108th annual meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society, April 13-18, 2008, Washington, D.C.
  • Fishman JE, Thota S, Mites-Campbell M, Thurer R. Ethnic Variations in the Results of CT Lung Cancer Screening. Annual Meeting of the Society of Thoracic Radiology, March 2008; Annual Meeting of the Early Lung Cancer Action Project, April 2008; Annual Zubrod Memorial Poster Session, Sylvester Cancer Center, May 2008 (winner of 3rd Place for Clinical Research).
  • Ghersin E, Fishman JE, Lessick J, Siegel Y, Thota S. ECG-gated Cardiac MDCT in Dynamic Evaluation of Aortic and Mitral Valvular Disease. Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. 2008.
  • Ghersin E, Pham S, Fishman JE, Siegel YY, Jimenez J, Saraf-Lavi E. ECG-gated Cardiac MDCT in Pre-Operative and Post- Operative Evaluation of Orthotopic Heart Transplant Patients. Annual Meeting of the Society of Thoracic Radiology, March 2008.
  • Siegel YY, Fishman JE. Pulmonary Artery-predominant Takayasu’s Arteritis: A Radiological Diagnosis. Annual Meeting of the Society of Thoracic Radiology, March 2008.
  • Fishman JE, Aviram G, Grubstein A. Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). In: Muller N and Silva C (eds)., Imaging of the Chest. WB Saunders, Philadelphia, 2008; Chapter 20.
  • Ghersin E, Pham S, Fishman JE, Siegel YY, Jimenez J, Saraf-Lavi E. ECG-gated Cardiac MDCT in Pre-Operative and Post- Operative Evaluation of Orthotopic Heart Transplant Patients. Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. 2007
  • Siegel YY, Fishman JE. Pulmonary Artery-predominant Takayasu’s Arteritis: A Radiological Diagnosis. Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL, 2007
  • Siegel YY, Fishman JE, Ghersin E, Saraf-Lavi E. CT-guided Biopsy of the Chest: How Would You Do It? Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL, 2007.
  • Grubstein A, Fishman JE. Are There Gender Differences in Absolute or Corrected Pulmonary Arterial Size? Society of Thoracic Radiology Annual Meeting. Las Vegas. March 2007.
  • Aviram G, Fishman JE, Boiselle PM. Thoracic infections in human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome. Seminars in Roentgenology. 2007 Jan; 42(1):23-36. Review. PMID: 17174172
  • Rivas LA, Munera F, Fishman JE. Multidetector-row computerized tomography of aortic injury. Seminars Roentgenology. 2006 Jul; 41(3):226-36. Review. PMID: 16849052
  • Reiman SR, Fishman JE, Katzen J, Miguez-Burbano M, Shor-Posner G. Novel approach for quantitative thymic volume analysis by MR imaging. American Roentgen Ray Society Annual Meeting. 2006; A62.
  • Fishman JE, Reiman S, Katzen J, Shor-Posner G, Miguez-Burbano M. Quantitative vs. Qualitative Thymic Volume Evaluation by MR Imaging. Society of Thoracic Radiology Annual Meeting. 2006.
  • Miguez-Burbano M, Shor-Posner G, Fishman JE, et al. The Overlooked Impact of Alcohol Use on Thymic Volume in HIV-infected Subjects Receiving HAART and HIV Negative Controls. Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting, 2005.
  • Salenius S, Fishman JE, Quencer R, Sklar E. A radiology residency program with a mandatory research component. Association of University Radiologists 53rd Annual Meeting. Montreal, Canada. May 2005.
  • Morris MI, Fishman JE. Pulmonary infections in the immunocompromised host. In: McAdams HP, Reddy GP, eds. Cardiopulmonary Imaging: Categorical Course Syllabus. American Roentgen Ray Society 2005; 85-104.
  • Fishman JE, Primack SM. Chest imaging in the intensive care unit. Applied Radiology 2005;34(12):8-17.

Biography

Joel E. Fishman, M.D, Ph.D holds the positions of Associate Professor of Radiology, Director of Radiology Services, and Chief of the Division of Thoracic Radiology at the University of Miami Leonard Miller School of Medicine, Department of Radiology.  He is certified by the American Board of Radiology and is licensed to practice in the state of Florida.

Dr. Fishman earned both his M.D. degree and his Ph.D. in anatomy in 1987 at the University of Pennsylvania.   He completed his Diagnostic Radiology Residency at UCLA Center for Health Sciences, where he served as Chief Resident from 1990 – 1991.  He completed his Fellowship in Body Imaging at Jackson Memorial Hospital in 1993.

Dr. Fishman is actively involved in research including collaboration with the U.M. Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute, using cardiac CT and MR imaging to evaluate the effects of intramyocardial injection of stem cells for treating heart disease.  Other research interests include chest imaging in the immunosuppressed patient.  Dr. Fishman serves on the editorial boards of several radiological journals and has numerous publications and presentations to his credit.

 

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