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Harmeet Kaur, M.D., FSAR

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Associate Professor, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Dual/Joint/Adjunct Appointment

Assistant Professor, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX

Office Address

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1400 Pressler Street
Department of Radiology
Unit Number: 1473
Houston, TX 77030
Room Number: FCT15.6088
Phone: 713-745-1519
Fax: 713-745-1151
Email: hkaur@mdanderson.org

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1984 Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, India, MD, Medicine

Postgraduate Training

1996-1999 Clinical Residency, Diagnostic Radiology, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, Barry Rabin, M.D.
1993-1996 Clinical Fellowship, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, Chusilp Charnsangavej, M.D.
1990-1993 Clinical Residency, Senior Resident, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India, Sudha Suri, M.D.
1988-1990 Clinical Residency, Junior Resident, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India, Sudha Suri, M.D.
1986-1988 Clinical Residency, House Physician in Radiodiagnosis, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India, Sudha Suri, M.D.
1985-1986 House Surgeon, Departments of Ophthalmology and Internal Medicine, Government Hospital Sector 16, Chandigarh, India
1984-1985 Clinical Internship, Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital & Sucheta Kriplani Hospital, New Delhi, India, S. Chawla, M.D.

Board Certifications

1999 American Board of Radiology

Experience/Service

Academic Appointments

Consultant Radiologist, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2003-2006
Consultant Radiologist, EMDIS Health Care, Chandigarh, India, 2003-2006
Assistant Professor, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 1999-2003

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Kaur H, Choi H, You YN, Rauch GM, Jensen CT, Hou P, Chang GJ, Skibber J, Ernst R. MR imaging for preoperative evaluation of primary rectal cancer: practical considerations. Radiographics 32(2):389-409, 3/2012. PMID: 22411939.
2. Boonsirikamchai P, Kaur H, Kuban DA, Jackson E, Hou P, Choi H. Use of maximum slope images generated from dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI to detect locally recurrent prostate carcinoma after prostatectomy: a practical approach. AJR Am J Roentgenol 198(3):W228-36, 3/2012. PMID: 22358019.
3. Asran M, Loyer E, Kaur H, Choi H. Case 177: Congenital absence of the portal vein with hepatic adenomatosis. Radiology 262(1):364-367, 1/2012.
4. Kaur H,Matin SF, Javadi S, Johnson VE, Choi H, Sandler C, Ahrar K. Chyluria after radiofrequency ablation of renal tumors. JVIR 22(7):924-927, 7/2011. e-Pub 4/2011. PMID: 21507680.
5. Brouquet A, Vauthey JN, Badgwell BD, Loyer EM, Kaur H, Curley SA, Abdalla EK. Hepatectomy for recurrent colorectal liver metastases after radiofrequency ablation. Br J Surg 98(7):1003-1009, 7/2011. e-Pub 5/2011. PMID: 21541936.
6. Maru DM, Kopetz S, Boonsirikamchai P, Agarwal A, Chun YS, Wang H, Abdalla EK, Kaur H, Charnsangavej C, Vauthey JN, Loyer EM. Tumor thickness at the tumor-normal interface: a novel pathologic indicator of chemotherapy response in hepatic colorectal metastases. Am J Surg Pathol 34(9):1287-94, 9/2010. PMID: 20697255.
7. Thomas MB, Morris JS, Chadha R, Iwasaki M, Kaur H, Lin E, Kaseb A, Glover K, Davila M, Abbruzzese J. Phase II trial of the combination of bevacizumab and erlotinib in patients who have advanced hepatocellular carcinoma. J Clin Oncol 27(6):843-850, 2/2009. PMID: 19139433.
8. Kaur H, Loyer EM, David CL, Sawaf H, DuBrow RA, Ibrahim NK. Radiologic findings in taxane induced colitis. Eur J Radiol 66(1):75-78, 4/2008. PMID: 17553645.
9. Faria SC, Tamm EP, Varavithya V, Phongkitkarun S, Kaur H, Szklaruk J, Dubrow R, Charnsangavej C. Systematic approach to the analysis of cross-sectional imaging for surveillance of recurrent colorectal cancer. Eur J Radiol 53(3):387-396, 3/2005. PMID: 15741012.
10. Bronstein Y, Loyer E, Kaur H, Choi H, David C, DuBrow R, Broemeling L, Cleary K, Charnsangavej C. Detection of small pancreatic tumors with multiphasic helical CT. Am J Roentgenol 182(3):619-623, 3/2004. PMID: 14975959.
11. Kaur H, Silverman P, Iyer R, Verschraegen C, Eifel P, Charnsangavej C. Diagnosis, staging and surveillance of cervical carcinoma. Am J Roentgenol 180(6):1621-1631, 6/2003. PMID: 12760933.
12. Choi H, Loyer E, DuBrow R, Kaur H, Huang S, David C, Curley S, Charnsangavej C. Radiofrequency (RFA) ablation of liver tumors: assessment of therapeutic response and complications. Radiographics 21:S41-S54, 10/2001.
13. Kaur H, Loyer E, Minami M, Charnsangavej C. Patterns of uterine enhancement with helical CT. Eur J Radiol 28(3):250-255, 10/1998.
14. Loyer EM, Kaur H, David CL, DuBrow RA, Eftekhari F. Importance of dynamic assessment of the soft tissues in the sonographic diagnosis of echogenic superficial abscesses. J Ultrasound Med 14(9):669-671, 9/1995.
15. Suri S, Kaur H. CT in abdominal tuberculosis: comparison with barium studies. Indian J Radiol Imaging 3:237-242, 1993.

Invited Articles

1. Charnsangavej C, Loyer E, Iyer R, Choi H, Kaur H. Tumors of the liver, bile duct, and pancreas. Curr Probl Diag Radiol 29(3):69-107, 2000.

Book Chapters

1. Iyer RB, Kaur H, Munden RF, Libshitz HI. Effects of treatment on normal tissue: thorax. In: Imaging Oncology, 3rd edition. Ed(s) JE Husband, RH Reznick. In Press.
2. Choi H, Kaur H, Loyer EM, Silverman PM. Imaging neoplasms of the abdomen and pelvis. In: Cancer Medicine, 7th edition. Ed(s) DW Kufe, RC Bast, WN Hait, WK Hong, RE Pollock, RR Weichselbaum, JF Holland, E Frei III. BC Decker Inc. Hamilton, Ontario, 474-481, 2005.
3. Kaur H, Verschraegen C, Padilla-Paz L, Smith H, Gorty Sri G, Liem B. The assessment and management of advanced cancer of the cervix. In: Topics in Palliative Care Series. 6. Ed(s) S Booth, E Bruera. Springer-Verlag: New York, 1-18, 2004.
4. Kaur H, Loyer EM, Lano EA, Charnsangavej C. Pancreatic cancer: radiologic staging. In: Pancreatic Cancer, M. D. Anderson Solid Tumor Oncology Series. Ed(s) DB Evans, PWT Pisters, JL Abbruzzese. Springer: New York, 85-95, 2001.

Grant & Contract Support

Title: 3T perfluorocarbon-filled endorectal magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging of prostate carcinoma
Funding Source: Department of Defense (DOD)
Role: Collaborator
Principal Investigator: Haesun Choi, M.D.
Duration: 2006 - present
 
Title: Evaluation of perfusion and diffusion MR parameters in the assessment of tumor angiogenesis in prostate cancer, SPORE grant
Funding Source: NIH/NCI
Role: Project Principal Investigator
Duration: 2001
 
Title: MR imaging and MR spectroscopic imaging of prostate cancer prior to radical prostatectomy: a prospective multi-institutional clinicopathological study
Funding Source: ACRIN
Role: Collaborator
Principal Investigator: Haesun Choi, M.D.
Duration: 1999 - 2002

Last updated: 7/15/2014