Timothy J. Amrhein, M.D.

  • Associate Professor of Radiology
  • Director, Spine Intervention Service
  • Neuroradiology
Address DUMC Box 3808
Durham, NC 27710
Telephone 919-684-1909
Nurse Line: 919-684-7770
Appointments: 919-684-7214
Fax 919-681-9914
  • MD, New York Medical College, 2006
  • Diagnostic Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, 2007-2011
  • Neuroradiology, Duke University Medical School, 2012
  • B.S., Binghamton University, Biochemistry, 2001
  • Amrhein TJ, Schauberger JS, Kranz PG, Hoang JK. Reducing Patient Radiation Exposure From CT Fluoroscopy-Guided Lumbar Spine Pain Injections by Targeting the Planning CT. doi: 10.2214/AJR.15.14436. 2016 Feb;206(2):390-4 Abstract
  • Amrhein TJ, Lungren MP, Paxton BE, Srinivasan R, Jung SH, Yu M, Eastwood JD, Kilani RK. Journal Club: Shoulder MRI utilization: relationship of physician MRI equipment ownership to negative study frequency. doi: 10.2214/AJR.12.9977. 2013 Sep;201(3):605-10 Abstract
  • Amrhein TJ, Paxton BE, Lungren MP, Befera NT, Collins HR, Yurko C, Eastwood JD, Kilani RK. Physician self-referral and imaging use appropriateness: negative cervical spine MRI frequency as an assessment metric. doi: 10.3174/ajnr.A4076. 2014 Dec;35(12):2248-53 Abstract
  • Kranz PG, Amrhein TJ, Schievink WI, Karikari IO, Gray L. The "Hyperdense Paraspinal Vein" Sign: A Marker of CSF-Venous Fistula. 2016 Feb 11; Abstract
  • Kranz PG, Tanpitukpongse TP, Choudhury KR, Amrhein TJ, Gray L. Imaging Signs in Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension: Prevalence and Relationship to CSF Pressure. 2016 Feb 11; Abstract
  • Kranz PG, Tanpitukpongse TP, Choudhury KR, Amrhein TJ, Gray L. How common is normal cerebrospinal fluid pressure in spontaneous intracranial hypotension? pii: 0333102415623071. 2015 Dec 17; Abstract
  • Kranz PG, Luetmer PH, Diehn FE, Amrhein TJ, Tanpitukpongse TP, Gray L. Myelographic Techniques for the Detection of Spinal CSF Leaks in Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension. doi: 10.2214/AJR.15.14884. 2016 Jan;206(1):8-19 Abstract
  • Amrhein TJ, Tabesh A, Collins HR, Gordon LL, Helpern JA, Jensen JH. Instituting a radiology residency scholarly activity program. doi: 10.4103/1357-6283.161906. 2015 Jan-Apr;28(1):68-73 Abstract
  • Kranz PG, Amrhein TJ, Gray L. Incidence of Inadvertent Intravascular Injection during CT Fluoroscopy-Guided Epidural Steroid Injections. doi: 10.3174/ajnr.A4219. 2015 May;36(5):1000-7 Abstract
  • Kranz PG, Amrhein TJ, Gray L. Rebound intracranial hypertension: a complication of epidural blood patching for intracranial hypotension. doi: 10.3174/ajnr.A3841. 2014 Jun;35(6):1237-40 Abstract
  • Lungren MP, Amrhein TJ, Paxton BE, Srinivasan RC, Collins HR, Eastwood JD, Kilani RK. Physician self-referral: frequency of negative findings at MR imaging of the knee as a marker of appropriate utilization. doi: 10.1148/radiol.13130281. 2013 Dec;269(3):810-5 Abstract