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Hepatocellular Carcinoma Diagnosis (HCC Dx) DFP

DFP Profile



Hepatocellular Carcinoma Diagnosis Disease Focused Panel



1. To facilitate the adoption of a single system for imaging-based diagnosis and reporting of HCC in North America.

2. To provide radiologists with tools and knowledge to detect and diagnose hepatocellular carcinoma.



  1. Promote adoption and proper use of LI-RADS, accomplished through:
    1. Strategic educational endeavors at national and international meetings
    2. Investigate the preferences of radiologists, clinicians, and surgeons
    3. Liaising with other Radiology and clinical/surgical societies
    4. Identify and courage “Radiologist Champions” to disseminate up-to-date information about LI-RADS at their own institutions and local areas.

SAR HCC Diagnosis DFP Members:

An enthusiastic group of volunteers from all over North American who participate regularly in the group activities to keep moving forward with the SAR DFP: HCC diagnosis goals!  This group includes 9 full professors, 9 associate professors, 11 assistant professors and 2 community radiologists from various academic institutions and private practice centers across North America.


DFP Members - Institution

Robert Marks (co-chair) – Naval Medical Center San Diego

Khaled Elsayes (co-chair) -- MD Anderson Cancer Center
Alice Fung – Oregon Health and Science University

Jimmy Lee – University of Kentucky

Kedar Jambhekar – University of Arkansas

Sandeep Deshmukh – Thomas Jefferson University

Ryan Ash – University of Kansas

Bijan Bijan – Sutter Medical Foundation

Venkateswar Surabhi – University of Texas

Irene Cruite – Providence Health and Services

Alessandro Furlan – University of Pittsburgh

Joseph Yacoub – Georgetown University

Chandana (Sandy) Lall – University of California Irvine

Anuradha Shenoy-Bangle - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Zahra Kassam – Western University

Christopher Lim – University of Ottawa

William Masch – University of Michigan

Shuchi Rogers – Thomas Jefferson University

Amir A. Borhani – University of Pittsburgh

Humaira Chaudry – Rutgers New Jersey Medical School


Clinical/ Surgical Members – Institution

Alan Hemming – Department of Surgery, University of Iowa

Rohit Loomba – Department of Gastroenterology, University of California San Diego Yuko Kono – Department of Gastroenterology, University of California San Diego


Ex-Officio Members - Institution

Claude Sirlin (previous co-chair) – University of California San Diego

Ania Kielar (previous co-chair) – University of Toronto

Victoria Chernyak – Montefiore Medical Center

Richard Do – Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Katie Fowler – University of California San Diego

John McGahan – University of California Davis

Mustafa Bashir – Duke University

Elizabeth Hecht – Cornell University

Aya Kamaya – Stanford University


DFP Members-In-Training - Institution

Satheesh Krishna – University of Toronto

Katie Blair – MD Anderson Cancer Center

Mohab Elmohr – Baylor University

Nikita Consul – Baylor University


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