Dr. Joseph H Yacoub, MD

Dr. Joseph H. Yacoub, MD

Dr. Joseph H. Yacoub, MD

Languages: English
Phone: 202-444-3400
Fax: 202-444-3411

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  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Fellowship Program: Northwestern University (2013)
  • Residency Program: University of Chicago Medical Center (2012)
  • Residency Program: University of Chicago Hospitals (2012)
  • Internship Program: University of Chicago Medical Center (2008)
  • Internship Program: University of Chicago Hospitals (2008)
  • Medical School: Wake Forest University School of Medicine (2007)
  • Medical School: Bowman Gray School of Medicine (2007)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology
Yacoub JH, Elsayes KM, Fowler KJ, Hecht EM, Mitchell DG, Santillan C , Szklaruk J. Pitfalls in liver MRI: technical approach to avoiding misdiagnosis and improving image quality. J Magn Reson Imaging 2018 Oct 8 PubMed PMID: 30295343

Elsayes KM, Kielar AZ, Elmohr MM, Chernyak V, Masch WR, Furlan A, Marks RM, Cruite I, Fowler KJ, Tang A, Bashir MR, Hecht EM, Kamaya A, Jambhekar K, Kamath A, Arora S, Bijan B, Ash R, Kassam Z, Chaudhry H, McGahan JP, Yacoub JH, McInnes M, Fung AW, Shanbhogue K, Lee J, Deshmukh S, Horvat N, Mitchell DG, Do RKG, Surabhi VR, Szklaruk J, Sirlin CB. White paper of the Society of Abdominal Radiology hepatocellular carcinoma diagnosis disease-focused panel on LI-RADS v2018 for CT and MRI. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2018 Aug 28. PubMed PMID: 30155697
Yacoub JH, Oto A. MRI of Prostate Zonal Anatomy. Radiol Clin North Am. 2018 Mar;56(2):197-209. PubMed PMID: 29420976

Sullivan TP, Yacoub JH, Surucu M, Harkenrider MM, Bill S, Shea SM*. Providing MR Imaging for Pelvic Cancer Brachytherapy: Lessons for Radiologists.  Radiographics. 2018 May-Jun;38(3):932-944. PubMed PMID: 29757719

Yacoub JH, Miller FH. Understanding LI-RADS, Its Relationship to AASLD and OPTN, and the Challenges of Its Adoption. Curr Hepatology Rep. 2017 16: 72. DOI: 10.1007/s11901-017-0337-y

Harkenrider MM, Shea SM, Wood AM, Chinsky B, Bajaj A, Mysz M, Yacoub JH, Goldberg A, Liotta M, Potkul R, Surucu M, Roeske J, Small W Jr. How one institution overcame the challenges to start an MRI-based brachytherapy program for cervical cancer. J Contemp Brachytherapy. 2017 Apr;9(2):177-186. PubMed PMID: 28533808

Yacoub JH, Oto A, Allen BC, et al. ACR Appropriateness Criteria Staging of Testicular Malignancy. J Am Coll Radiol. 2016 Aug 12. pii: S1546-1440(16)30469-0. PubMed PMID: 27526969

Yacoub JH, Oto A. “Diagnostic: The Future” Crohn’s Disease: Basic Principles edited by A. Fichera & M. Krane Springer 2015

Yacoub JH, Oto A.  “Male Pelvis” Abdominal-Pelvic MRI, 4th Edition, edited by Richard C. Semelka. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. December 2015.​​​​​​​

Yacoub JH, Oto A, Miller FH. MRI Of The Prostate. Radiol Clin North Am. 2014 Jul;52(4):811-837. PubMed PMID: 24889173

Yacoub JH, Oto A. New magnetic resonance imaging modalities for Crohn disease. Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 2014 Feb;22(1):35-50. PubMed PMID: 24238131

Yacoub JH, Yousuf A, Agrawal G, Thomas S, Appelbaum DE, Oto A. Evaluation of the gallbladder and cystic duct patency with Gadoxetate Disodium enhanced MR Cholangiography: Prospective comparison of patients with normal gallbladder function and acute cholecystitis. Acta Radiol. 2014 Jul;56(7):782-9. PubMed PMID: 25009279​​​​​​​

Yacoub JH, Obara P, Oto A. The Evolving Role of MRI in Crohn’s Disease. J Magn Reson Imaging. J Magn Reson Imaging 2013; 37: 1277–1289. PubMed PMID:  23712842

Yacoub JH, Verma S, Moulton J, Eggener S, Oto A. Image-guided Prostate Biopsy: Conventional and Emerging Techniques. RadioGraphics 2012;32(3):819-837. PubMed PMID: 22582361

Oto A, Yacoub J and The ACR Expert Panel on Urologic Imaging. ACR Appropriateness Criteria® staging of testicular malignancy. Reston (VA): American College of Radiology (ACR) – Revised Update 2012
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    CCC Bldg Ground Fl
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    Phone: 202-444-3400
    Fax: 202-444-3411

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    Suite 801
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    MedStar Washington Hospital Center
    Washington, DC 20010
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    Phone: 202-877-9729
    Fax: 301-209-5616

  • 102 Irving Street Northwest
    MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital
    Washington, DC 20010
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    Phone: 202-877-1000

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