Hamid Chalian, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology
  • Cardiothoracic Imaging
Address DUMC Box 3808
Durham, NC 27710
Telephone 919-684-7218
Fax 919-684-7168
  • MD, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, 1998-2006
  • Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, 2013-2017
  • Cardiothoracic Imaging, Duke University Medical Center, 2017 - 2018
National Roles
  • Radiology – Reviewer, 2014-Present
  • Academic Radiology – Reviewer, 2011-Present
  • World Journal of Rheumatology – Editorial Board, 2011-Present
Awards and Honors
  • AHA CVRI Young Investigator Award finalists at NASCI’s 43rd Annual Meeting, 2015
  • Certificate of Merit for “Cardiothoracic applications of spectral CT- physics, principles and clinical applications” Radiological Society of North America, 2015
  • Best Scientific Paper Presentation Award for “Renal function of outpatients undergoing contrast-enhanced CT: what have we learned from universal eGFR testing?", European Congress of Radiology, 2012
  • First Place Trainee Prize for “Pseudoenhancement in multidetector CT of liver masses: implications for assessing viability”, American University Raidiologists, 2012
  • Certificate of Merit for “CT and MR approach to the assessment of hepatic tumor necrosis”, Radiological Society of North America, 2011
  • Pahwa S, Liu H, Chen Y, Dastmalchian S, O'Connor G, Lu Z, Badve C, Yu A, Wright K, Chalian H, Rao S, Fu C, Vallines I, Griswold M, Seiberlich N, Zeng M, Gulani V. Quantitative perfusion imaging of neoplastic liver lesions: A multi-institution study. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-20726-1. 2018 Mar 21;8(1):4990 Abstract
  • Rassouli N, Chalian H, Rajiah P, Dhanantwari A, Landeras L. Assessment of 70-keV virtual monoenergetic spectral images in abdominal CT imaging: A comparison study to conventional polychromatic 120-kVp images. doi: 10.1007/s00261-017-1151-2. 2017 Oct;42(10):2579-2586 Abstract
  • Chalian H, O'Donnell JK, Bolen M, Rajiah P. Incremental value of PET and MRI in the evaluation of cardiovascular abnormalities. doi: 10.1007/s13244-016-0494-5. 2016 Aug;7(4):485-503 Abstract
  • Arslanoglu A, Chalian H, Sodagari F, Seyal AR, Töre HG, Salem R, Yaghmai V. Threshold for Enhancement in Treated Hepatocellular Carcinoma on MDCT: Effect on Necrosis Quantification. doi: 10.2214/AJR.15.15339. 2016 Mar;206(3):536-43 Abstract
  • Gupta SA, Horowitz JM, Bhalani SM, Chalian H, Hammond NA, Berggruen S, Nikolaidis P, Casalino DD. Asymmetric spermatic cord vessel enhancement on CT: a sign of epididymitis or testicular neoplasm. doi: 10.1007/s00261-014-0133-x. 2014 Oct;39(5):1014-20 Abstract
  • Töre HG, Entezari P, Chalian H, Gonzalez-Guindalini FD, Botelho MP, Yaghmai V. Optimization of reduced-dose MDCT of thoracic aorta using iterative reconstruction. doi: 10.1097/RCT.0b013e3182a213cd. 2014 Jan-Feb;38(1):72-6 Abstract
  • Chalian H, Seyal AR, Rezai P, Töre HG, Miller FH, Bentrem DJ, Yaghmai V. Pancreatic mucinous cystic neoplasm size using CT volumetry, spherical and ellipsoid formulas: validation study. 2014 Jan 10;15(1):25-32. Abstract
  • Entezari P, Collins J, Chalian H, Tore HG, Carr J, Yaghmai V. Impact of beta-blockade premedication on image quality of ECG-gated thoracic aorta CT angiography. doi: 10.1177/0284185113516950. 2014 Dec;55(10):1180-5 Abstract
  • Prat MC, Surapaneni K, Chalian H, DeLaPaz RL, Kazim M. Ocular adnexal lymphoma: monitoring response to therapy with diffusion-weighted imaging. doi: 10.1097/IOP.0b013e3182916495. 2013 Nov-Dec;29(6):424-7 Abstract
  • Tochetto SM, Töre HG, Chalian H, Yaghmai V. Colorectal liver metastasis after 90Y radioembolization therapy: pilot study of change in MDCT attenuation as a surrogate marker for future FDG PET response. doi: 10.2214/AJR.11.6622. 2012 May;198(5):1093-9 Abstract
  • Chalian H, Tochetto SM, Töre HG, Rezai P, Yaghmai V. Hepatic tumors: region-of-interest versus volumetric analysis for quantification of attenuation at CT. doi: 10.1148/radiol.11110106. 2012 Mar;262(3):853-61 Abstract
  • Rustogi R, Horowitz J, Harmath C, Wang Y, Chalian H, Ganger DR, Chen ZE, Bolster BD Jr, Shah S, Miller FH. Accuracy of MR elastography and anatomic MR imaging features in the diagnosis of severe hepatic fibrosis and cirrhosis. doi: 10.1002/jmri.23585. 2012 Jun;35(6):1356-64 Abstract
  • Chalian H, Töre HG, Horowitz JM, Salem R, Miller FH, Yaghmai V. Radiologic assessment of response to therapy: comparison of RECIST Versions 1.1 and 1.0. doi: 10.1148/rg.317115050. 2011 Nov-Dec;31(7):2093-105 Abstract
  • Galizia MS, Töre HG, Chalian H, McCarthy R, Salem R, Yaghmai V. MDCT necrosis quantification in the assessment of hepatocellular carcinoma response to yttrium 90 radioembolization therapy: comparison of two-dimensional and volumetric techniques. doi: 10.1016/j.acra.2011.09.005. 2012 Jan;19(1):48-54 Abstract
  • Galizia MS, Töre HG, Chalian H, Yaghmai V. Evaluation of hepatocellular carcinoma size using two-dimensional and volumetric analysis: effect on liver transplantation eligibility. doi: 10.1016/j.acra.2011.08.011. 2011 Dec;18(12):1555-60 Abstract
  • Chalian H, Töre HG, Rezai P, Bentrem DJ, Yaghmai V. MDCT evaluation of the growth kinetics of serous and benign mucinous cystic neoplasms of the pancreas. doi: 10.1102/1470-7330.2011.0019. 2011 Aug 20;11:116-22 Abstract
  • Chalian H, Töre HG, Miller FH, Yaghmai V. CT attenuation of unilocular pancreatic cystic lesions to differentiate pseudocysts from mucin-containing cysts. 2011 Jul 8;12(4):384-8. Abstract
  • Masoumi Lari SJ, Roustaei N, Roshan SK, Chalian M, Chalian H, Honarbakhsh Y. Determinants of patient satisfaction with ultrasound-assisted liposuction. doi: 10.1177/1090820X10378086. 2010 Sep;30(5):714-9 Abstract
  • Otukesh H, Hosein R, Fereshtehnejad SM, Riahifard A, Basiri A, Simforoosh N, Chalian M, Jazayeri S, Chalian H, Safarzadeh AE, Sharifian M, Hoseini S. Short-term and long-term effects of slow graft function on graft survival in pediatric live donor renal transplantation. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-3046.2009.01191.x. 2010 Mar;14(2):196-202 Abstract
  • Roustaei N, Masoumi Lari SJ, Chalian M, Chalian H, Bakhshandeh H. Safety of ultrasound-assisted liposuction: a survey of 660 operations. doi: 10.1007/s00266-008-9293-9. 2009 Mar;33(2):213-8 Abstract
  • Otukesh H, Fereshtehnejad SM, Hoseini R, Hekmat S, Chalian H, Chalian M, Bedayat A, Salman Yazdi R, Sabaghi S, Mahdavi S. Urine macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF) in children with urinary tract infection: a possible predictor of acute pyelonephritis. doi: 10.1007/s00467-008-0969-9. 2009 Jan;24(1):105-11 Abstract
  • Sarrafzadegan N, Rabiei K, Kabir A, Asgary S, Tavassoli A, Khosravi A, Chalian H. Changes in lipid profile of patients referred to a cardiac rehabilitation program. doi: 10.1097/HJR.0b013e328300271f. 2008 Aug;15(4):467-72 Abstract
  • Nouri M, Chalian H, Bahman A, Mollahajian H, Ahmadi-Faghih M, Fakheri H, Soroush A. Nail molybdenum and zinc contents in populations with low and moderate incidence of esophageal cancer. doi: 08114/AIM.0010. 2008 Jul;11(4):392-6 Abstract
  • Otukesh H, Hoseini R, Fereshtehnejad SM, Behzadi AH, Chalian M, Jazayeri M, Chalian H, Javadi R. Outcome of living donor renal allograft survival in children with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-3046.2008.00994.x. 2009 Feb;13(1):39-43 Abstract
  • Otukesh H, Chalian M, Hoseini R, Chalian H, Hooman N, Bedayat A, Yazdi RS, Sabaghi S, Mahdavi S. Urine macrophage migration inhibitory factor in pediatric systemic lupus erythematosus. doi: 10.1007/s10067-007-0632-z. 2007 Dec;26(12):2105-2107 Abstract
  • Otukesh H, Hoseini R, Chalian H, Chalian M, Safarzadeh AE, Shakiba M, Poorian A. Hyperostosis with hyperphosphatemia and tumoral calcinosis: a case report. 2007 Aug;22(8):1235-7 Abstract
  • Otukesh H, Hoseini R, Hooman N, Chalian M, Chalian H, Tabarroki A. Prognosis of acute renal failure in children. 2006 Dec;21(12):1873-8 Abstract