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Carla Harmath

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Chicago
AddressChicago IL 60637
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    Dr. Harmath received her medical degree from the Pontifica Universidade Catolica do Parana in Brazil in 1996. She was a research fellow at the Massachusetts General Hospital from 1997 to 1998, and completed a transitional year internship at the Hospital of Saint Raphael/Yale University in 1999. She completed her diagnostic radiology residency at Loyola University Medical Center in 2003, where she served as chief resident form 2002 to 2003, and received the 2002 RSNA Resident Research award. She has a fellowship in body imaging/MRI from Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, completed in 2004. From 2004 to 2007, Dr. Harmath served as a staff radiologist at the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center, and has served as an assistant professor in the Department of Radiology at Northwestern University for the past 10 years. She has been appointed to the rank of Assistant Professor of Radiology at the University of Chicago in August 2017, with clinical responsibilities in the Section of Abdominal Imaging. Her clinical and research interests include oncologic imaging, CT and MRI imaging of the digestive system and transplant imaging, as well as multidisciplinary contribution to patient care. Educational interests include learning facilitation and improvement in medical communication, mentoring and goal achievement. She received The Marc Ronald Tetalman Memorial Award for Outstanding Teaching in 2018 and the Senior Class Teaching Award in 2019. She has been recently appointed as Section Chief of Abdominal Imaging, and can be reached at charmath@ bsd.uchicago.edu, phone 5-8171, or pager 9723.

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    Loyola Medical Center, Maywood, IL06/2003Radiology Residency
    Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago IL06/2004Abdominal Imaging, MRI
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    1996Medical School Valedictorian
    2002RSNA Fellow Research Award
    2016Outstanding Teacher-PBL, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine
    2018The Marc Tetalman Memorial Award for Outstanding Teaching, University of Chicago
    2019Senior Class Teaching Award, University of Chicago
    2019ABR Volunteer Service Award, American Board of Radiology

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    1. Couri T, Harmath C, Baker T, Pillai A. Acute portal vein thrombosis after liver transplant presenting with subtle ultrasound abnormalities: A case report and literature review. World J Hepatol. 2019 Feb 27; 11(2):234-241. PMID: 30820273.
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    2. Chatterjee A, Harmath C, Vendrami CL, Hammond NA, Mittal P, Salem R, Miller FH. Reminiscing on Remnants: Imaging of Meckel Diverticulum and Its Complications in Adults. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2017 Nov; 209(5):W287-W296. PMID: 28834452.
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    3. Harmath CB, Wood CG, Berggruen SM, Tantisattamo E. Renal Pretransplantation Work-up, Donor, Recipient, Surgical Techniques. Radiol Clin North Am. 2016 Mar; 54(2):217-34. PMID: 26896221.
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    4. El Khoury R, Teitelbaum EN, Sternbach JM, Soper NJ, Harmath CB, Pandolfino JE, Kahrilas PJ, Hungness ES. Evaluation of the need for routine esophagram after peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM). Surg Endosc. 2016 07; 30(7):2969-74. PMID: 26487213.
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    5. Sikka A, Adam SZ, Wood C, Hoff F, Harmath CB, Miller FH. Magnetic resonance imaging of pancreatic metastases from renal cell carcinoma. Clin Imaging. 2015 Nov-Dec; 39(6):945-53. PMID: 26324216.
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    6. Seyal AR, Gonzalez-Guindalini FD, Arslanoglu A, Harmath CB, Lewandowski RJ, Salem R, Yaghmai V. Reproducibility of mRECIST in assessing response to transarterial radioembolization therapy in hepatocellular carcinoma. Hepatology. 2015 Oct; 62(4):1111-21. PMID: 25999236.
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    7. Harmath CB, Horowitz JM, Berggruen SM, Hammond NA, Nikolaidis P, Miller FH, Goodhartz LA, Teitelbaum EN, Hungness ES, Yaghmai V. Erratum to: Fluoroscopic findings post-peroral esophageal myotomy. Abdom Imaging. 2015 Mar; 40(3):678. PMID: 25223522.
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    8. Harmath C, Horowitz J, Berggruen S, Hammond NA, Hammond N, Nikolaidis P, Miller FH, Miller F, Goodhartz LA, Goodhartz L, Teitelbaum EN, Teitlebaum E, Hungness ES, Hungness E, Yaghmai V. Fluoroscopic findings post-peroral esophageal myotomy. Abdom Imaging. 2015 Feb; 40(2):237-45. PMID: 25128214.
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    9. Wood CG, Stromberg LJ, Harmath CB, Horowitz JM, Feng C, Hammond NA, Casalino DD, Goodhartz LA, Miller FH, Nikolaidis P. CT and MR imaging for evaluation of cystic renal lesions and diseases. Radiographics. 2015 Jan-Feb; 35(1):125-41. PMID: 25590393.
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    10. Ferreira Botelho MP, Seyal AR, Gonzalez-Guindalini FD, Harmath CB, Galizia MS, Yaghmai V. The combined effect of multidetector-row computed tomographic tube voltage, tube current, and image reconstruction algorithm on the detection of pneumothorax after intervention. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2014 Jul-Aug; 38(4):591-6. PMID: 24681865.
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    11. Nikolaidis P, Hammond NA, Day K, Yaghmai V, Wood CG, Mosbach DS, Harmath CB, Taffel MT, Horowitz JM, Berggruen SM, Miller FH. Imaging features of benign and malignant ampullary and periampullary lesions. Radiographics. 2014 May-Jun; 34(3):624-41. PMID: 24819785.
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    12. Bhole S, Bhole A, Harmath C. The black and white truth about domestic violence. Emerg Radiol. 2014 Aug; 21(4):407-12. PMID: 24777573.
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    13. Gonzalez-Guindalini FD, Botelho MP, Harmath CB, Sandrasegaran K, Miller FH, Salem R, Yaghmai V. Assessment of liver tumor response to therapy: role of quantitative imaging. Radiographics. 2013 Oct; 33(6):1781-800. PMID: 24108562.
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    14. Jaitovich A, Harmath C, Cuttica M. Pulmonary vein stenosis and hemoptysis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2012 May 01; 185(9):1023. PMID: 22550212.
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    15. Rustogi R, Horowitz J, Harmath C, Wang Y, Chalian H, Ganger DR, Chen ZE, Bolster BD, Shah S, Miller FH. Accuracy of MR elastography and anatomic MR imaging features in the diagnosis of severe hepatic fibrosis and cirrhosis. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2012 Jun; 35(6):1356-64. PMID: 22246952.
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    16. Kelly NP, Lim JC, DeJong S, Harmath C, Dudiak C, Wojcik EM. Specimen adequacy and diagnostic specificity of ultrasound-guided fine needle aspirations of nonpalpable thyroid nodules. Diagn Cytopathol. 2006 Mar; 34(3):188-90. PMID: 16470862.
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    17. Demos TC, Posniak HV, Harmath C, Olson MC, Aranha G. Cystic lesions of the pancreas. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2002 Dec; 179(6):1375-88. PMID: 12438020.
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    18. Shownkeen HN, Harmath C, Thomas C. Multiform cervical melanocytoma: a case report. Neuroradiology. 2002 Dec; 44(12):1008-10. PMID: 12483448.
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    19. Harmath C, Demos TC, Lomasney L, Pinzur M. Stress fracture of the fifth metatarsal. Orthopedics. 2001 Feb; 24(2):111, 204-8. PMID: 11284592.
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