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Janio Szklaruk, MD, PhD

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

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

Bio Statement

Janio Szklaruk joined MDACC on October 2000. Prior to coming to MDACC, he was an assistant professor in radiology at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. Janio has participated as an educator in multiple national and international conferences. This includes refresher courses and workshops at the RSNA and the Society of Abdominal Radiology.  Dr. Szklaruk has published articles in oncologic imaging in AJR, Plos One, JCAT, and Abdominal Imaging.  He has co-author multiple book chapters and section of a textbook on oncologic imaging. Janio has been invited to participate as a speaker at national and international conferences. This includes conferences in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Argentina, Brazil, and Israel. He has also participated as a visiting professor in many of these countries. His research interests are applications of new MR imaging techniques and contrast agents to the evaluation of hepatobiliary tumors.

Deputy chief of the AI section and Chief of Abdominal Imaging MR

Research Interests

Evaluation of new MR techniques

MRI in the evaluation of liver lesions and liver pathology.

Clinical Interests

CT and MR of hepatobiliary tumors

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1993 University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, MD, Medicine
1989 State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY, PHD, Physical Chemistry
1984 Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, MA, Physical Chemistry
1982 University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, PR, BS, Chemistry

Board Certifications

1998 American Board of Radiology, Diplomat of the American Board of Radiology
1994 National Board of Medical Examiners, Diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners

Experience/Service

Academic Appointments

Associate Professor, Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Medical School, Houston, TX, 2006-present
Associate Professor, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2006-2011

Selected Publications

Invited Articles

1. Tamm EP, Balachandran A, Bhosale P, Szklaruk J. Update on 3D and multiplanar MDCT in the assessment of biliary and pancreatic pathology. Abdom Imaging 34(1):64-74, Jan-Feb, 1/2009. PMID: 18483805.

Last updated: 6/9/2015