Duke Radiology


Faculty

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Donald P. Frush, M.D., FACR

  • Professor of Radiology
    Vice Chair of Quality, Safety, and Strategic Vision
  • Professor of Pediatrics
  • Division Chief, Pediatric Radiology
  • Faculty Member, Medical Physics Graduate Program
Department/Division
  • Pediatric Radiology – Division Chief
Address DUMC Box 3808
Durham, NC 27710
Telephone 919-684-7293
919-684-7343
Fax 919-684-7151
Training
  • MD, Duke University School of Medicine, 1985
Residency
  • Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco Medical Center, 1985-1987
  • Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, 1987-1991
Fellowship
  • Pediatric Radiology, Children's Hospital Medical Center (Ohio), 1991-1992
National Roles
  • Fellow, American College of Radiology
  • Fellow, National Council of Radiation Protection and Measurement
  • Board of Directors, Society for Pediatric Radiology
  • Associate Editor - Pediatric Radiology
  • Pediatric Subcommittee Chair, Scientific Program Committee, Radiological Society of North America
  • Pediatric Refresher Course Committee, Radiological Society of North America
Clinical Interests

  • Pediatric imaging
  • Magnetic resonance imaging
  • Computed tomography
  • Sonography

Research Interests

  • CT technology and application to children
  • Clinical interests include magnetic resonance imaging, sonography, computer tomography and sedation
  • Special interest in historical material in pediatric radiology
  • Swanick CW, Gaca AM, Hollingsworth CL, Maxfield CM, Li X, Samei E, Paulson EK, McCarthy MB, Frush DP. Comparison of Conventional and Simulated Reduced-Tube Current MDCT for Evaluation of Suspected Appendicitis in the Pediatric Population. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2013 Sep;201(3):651-8. Abstract
  • Becker GJ, Bosma JL, Guiberteau MJ, Gerdeman AM, Frush DP, Borgstede JP, Board of Trustees of the American Board of Radiology. ABR Examinations: The Why, What, and How. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013 Oct 1;87(2):237-45. Abstract
  • Podberesky DJ, Angel E, Yoshizumi TT, Toncheva G, Salisbury SR, Brody AS, Alsip C, Barelli A, Egelhoff JC, Anderson-Evans C, Nguyen GB, Dow D, Frush DP. Comparison of radiation dose estimates and scan performance in pediatric high-resolution thoracic CT for volumetric 320-detector row, helical 64-detector row, and noncontiguous axial scan acquisitions. Acad Radiol. 2013 Sep;20(9):1152-61. Abstract
  • Becker GJ, Bosma JL, Guiberteau MJ, Gerdeman AM, Frush DP, Borgstede JP, Board of Trustees of the American Board of Radiology. ABR examinations: the why, what, and how. Radiology. 2013 Jul;268(1):219-27. Abstract
  • Johnston JH, Podberesky DJ, Yoshizumi TT, Angel E, Toncheva G, Larson DB, Egelhoff JC, Anderson-Evans C, Nguyen GB, Barelli A, Alsip C, Salisbury SR, Frush DP. Comparison of radiation dose estimates, image noise, and scan duration in pediatric body imaging for volumetric and helical modes on 320-detector CT and helical mode on 64-detector CT. Pediatr Radiol. 2013 Sep;43(9):1117-27. Abstract
  • Nievelstein RA, Frush DP. Reply. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2013 May;200(5):W535. Abstract
  • Segars WP, Bond J, Frush J, Hon S, Eckersley C, Williams CH, Feng J, Tward DJ, Ratnanather JT, Miller MI, Frush D, Samei E. Population of anatomically variable 4D XCAT adult phantoms for imaging research and optimization. Med Phys. 2013 Apr;40(4):043701.
    Abstract
  • Minhas AS, Frush DP. Compendium of resources for radiation safety in medical imaging using ionizing radiation. J Am Coll Radiol. 2013 May;10(5):354-60, 360.e1-2. Abstract
  • Goske MJ, Strauss KJ, Coombs LP, Mandel KE, Towbin AJ, Larson DB, Callahan MJ, Darge K, Podberesky DJ, Frush DP, Westra SJ, Prince JS. Diagnostic reference ranges for pediatric abdominal CT. Radiology. 2013 Jul;268(1):208-18. Abstract
  • Patel TT, Banugaria SG, Frush DP, Enterline DS, Tanpaiboon P, Kishnani PS. Basilar artery aneurysm: a new finding in classic infantile Pompe disease. Muscle Nerve. 2013 Apr;47(4):613-5.
    Abstract
  • Slovis TL, Frush DP, Goske MJ. An amazing accomplishment--CT manufacturers deserve our thanks. Pediatr Radiol. 2013 Jan;43(2):132-4. Abstract
  • ICRP, Khong PL, Ringertz H, Donoghue V, Frush D, Rehani M, Appelgate K, Sanchez R. ICRP publication 121: radiological protection in paediatric diagnostic and interventional radiology. Ann ICRP. 2013 Apr;42(2):1-63.
    Abstract
  • Goske M, Applegate K, Frush D, Schulman MH, Morrison G. CT scans in childhood and risk of leukaemia and brain tumours. Lancet. 2012 Nov 17;380(9855):1737-8.
    Abstract
  • Christianson O, Li X, Frush D, Samei E. Automated size-specific CT dose monitoring program: assessing variability in CT dose. Med Phys. 2012 Nov;39(11):7131-9. Abstract
  • Li X, Samei E, Williams CH, Segars WP, Tward DJ, Miller MI, Ratnanather JT, Paulson EK, Frush DP. Effects of protocol and obesity on dose conversion factors in adult body CT. Med Phys. 2012 Nov;39(11):6550-71. Abstract
  • Podberesky DJ, Angel E, Yoshizumi TT, Toncheva G, Salisbury SR, Alsip C, Barelli A, Egelhoff JC, Anderson-Evans C, Nguyen GB, Dow D, Frush DP. Radiation dose estimation for prospective and retrospective ECG-gated cardiac CT angiography in infants and small children using a 320-MDCT volume scanner. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012 Nov;199(5):1129-35. Abstract
  • Khong PL, Frush D, Ringertz H. Radiological protection in paediatric computed tomography. Ann ICRP. 2012 Oct-Dec;41(3-4):170-8.
    Abstract
  • Nievelstein RA, Frush DP. Should we obtain informed consent for examinations that expose patients to radiation? AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012 Sep;199(3):664-9. Abstract
  • Goske MJ, Applegate KE, Bulas D, Butler PF, Callahan MJ, Don S, Farley S, Frush D, Hernanz-Schulman M, John SD, Kaste SC, Kaupp S, McElveny C, Morrison G, Sidhu M, Strauss K, Treves ST. Image Gently 5 years later: what goals remain to be accomplished in radiation protection for children? AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012 Sep;199(3):477-9. Abstract
  • Rehani MM, Frush DP, Berris T, Einstein AJ. Patient radiation exposure tracking: worldwide programs and needs--results from the first IAEA survey. Eur J Radiol. 2012 Oct;81(10):e968-76. Abstract
  • Lungren MP, Yoshizumi TT, Brady SM, Toncheva G, Anderson-Evans C, Lowry C, Zhou XR, Frush D, Hurwitz LM. Radiation dose estimations to the thorax using organ-based dose modulation. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012 Jul;199(1):W65-73. Abstract
  • Frush DP. Our responsibility for medical radiation dose determinations. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2012 Apr;23(4):451-2. Abstract
  • Goske MJ, Applegate KE, Bulas D, Butler PF, Callahan MJ, Coley BD, Don S, Frush DP, Hernanz-Schulman M, Kaste SC, Morrison G, Sidhu M, Strauss KJ, Treves ST, Alliance for Radiation Safety in Pediatric Imaging. Image Gently: progress and challenges in CT education and advocacy. Pediatr Radiol. 2011 Sep;41 Suppl 2:461-6. Abstract
  • Austin LM, Frush DP. Compendium of national guidelines for imaging the pregnant patient. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2011 Oct;197(4):W737-46. Abstract
  • Frush DP. Radiation, thoracic imaging, and children: radiation safety. Radiol Clin North Am. 2011 Sep;49(5):1053-69. Abstract
  • Mulroy MH, Loyd AM, Frush DP, Verla TG, Myers BS, Bass CR. Evaluation of pediatric skull fracture imaging techniques. Forensic Sci Int. 2012 Jan 10;214(1-3):167-72. Abstract
  • Frush DP. The role of CT in professionalism: accreditation, certification and the welfare of our children. Pediatr Radiol. 2011 Sep;41 Suppl 2:571-5. Abstract