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Barry D. Pressman, MD

  • Chairman, S. Mark Taper Foundation Imaging Center
  • Chief, Neuroradiology and Head and Neck Radiology

Dr. Barry D. Pressman, MD, is a neuroradiologist with special research interests in pituitary imaging, and trauma and diseases of the spine. He has extensive teaching, research and clinical care experience.

A leading member of national and regional medical organizations, he has served as chairman, vice-chairman or member of more than 30 committees of the American College of Radiology and 10 committees of the American Society of Neuroradiology.

Married and the father of two daughters, Dr. Pressman is on the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association and is involved in several other civic organizations.

Present:
• Fellow, American College of Radiology
• Member, Board of Chancellors, American College of Radiology
• Member, Executive Committee, American College of Radiology
• Chair, Commission on Communications, American College of Radiology
• American Society of Neuroradiology
• American Society of Head and Neck Radiology
• American Society of Spine Radiology
• American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology
• Member, Editorial Board, Journal of the American College of Radiology
• Member, Medicare Coverage Advisory Committee

Past:
• President, American College of Radiology
• Member, Editorial Advisory Board, American Journal of Neuroradiology
• Socioeconomic Editor, American Journal of Neuroradiology

• During his residency and fellowship training, Dr. Pressman wrote many of the research papers on computerized tomography (CT or CAT) scanning technology
• Appointed in 2006 by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services to serve on the Medicare Coverage Advisory Committee

• Bachelor’s Degree: Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, 1965
• Medical Degree: Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 1967
• Internship: Surgery, Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston, MA, 1967-1968
• Residency: Diagnostic Radiology, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY, 1970-1973
• Fellowship: Neuroradiology, George Washington University Hospital, Washington, DC, 1973-1975

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