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Marvin H Chasen, M.D., M.S.E.E., F.A.C.R.

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

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

Dual/Joint/Adjunct Appointment

Adjunct Associate Professor, Clinical Radiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1973 Ohio State University School of Medicine, Columbus, OH, MD, Medicine
1967 Air Force Institute of Technology, Dayton, OH, MSEE, Electrical Engineering
1963 School of Technology, City College of New York, New York, NY, BEE, Electrical Engineering

Postgraduate Training

1974-1977 Radiology Residency, Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, TX, Albert Hale, M.D.
1973-1974 Clinical Internship, Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, TX, Kenneth Gould, M.D.

Board Certifications

1977 American Board of Radiology
1974 Diplomat National Board of Medical Examiners

Experience/Service

Administrative Appointments/Responsibilities

Deputy Division Head, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2001-2010

Military or Other Governmental Service

Lieutenant Colonel (Retired), United States Air Force, 1964-1984

Institutional Committee Activities

Member, PACS Steering Committee (Division of Diagnostic Imaging), 2003
Member, PET/CT Strategic Planning Committee (Division of Diagnostic Imaging), 2003

Honors and Awards

2008 25 Year Member Special Recognition Ribbon, Radiological Society of North America
2008 Distinguished Service Award, American Board of Radiology
2007-present America's Top Doctors
2004-present Best Doctors List, Best Doctors Inc.
2004 Certificate of Merit, American Roentgen Ray Society Annual Meeting
2003 Houston Super Docs, H Texas Magazine Annual Listing
1998 Certificate of Merit, 84th Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America
1998 Radiology Editors Recognition Award for Reviewing with Distinction
1997 Fellow, American College of Radiology
1997 Gold Medal Award, 97th Annual Meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society
1996 Cum Laude Award and Award for Excellence in Design, 82nd Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America
1994 Bronze Medal Award, 94th Annual Meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society
1993 Certificate of Merit, 93rd Annual Roentgen Ray Society Meeting
1993 Cum Laude Award, 79th Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America
1992 Certificate of Merit, 78th Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America
1992 Silver Medal Award, 92nd Annual Roentgen Ray Society Meeting
1991 Certificate of Merit, 91st Annual Roentgen Ray Society Meeting
1991 Magna Cum Laude Award, 77th Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America
1988 Gold Medal Award, 88th Annual American Roentgen Ray Society Meeting
1987 Certificate of Merit, 87th Annual American Roentgen Ray Society Meeting
1987 Cum Laude Award, 73rd Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America
1986 Certificate of Merit, 72nd Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America
1984 Air Force Meritorious Service Medal
1984 Certificate of Merit, 84th Annual American Roentgen Ray Society Meeting
1981 Certificate of Merit, 81st Annual American Roentgen Ray Society Meeting
1981 Certificate of Merit, 67th Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America
1980 Silver Medal Award, 80th Annual American Roentgen Ray Society Meeting
1979 Air Force Commendation Medal (First Leaf Cluster), Air Force
1973 Deans Award, Ohio State University School of Medicine
1973 Member, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

Professional Memberships

American College of Radiology
Member, 1979-present
American Roentgen Ray Society
Member, 1981-present
Harris County Medical Society
Member, 1984-present
Houston Radiological Society
Member, 1984-present
Radiological Society of North America
Member, 1981-present
Society of Thoracic Radiology
Member, 1985-present
Texas Medical Association
Member, 1985-present

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Parker MS, Chasen MH, Paul N. Radiologic signs in thoracic imaging: case-based review and self-assessment module. AJR Am J Roentgenol 192:S34-S48(3 Suppl):S34-48, 3/2009. PMID: 19234288.
2. Marom EM, Chasen MH. Comparison of computed and conventional whole lung tomography in detecting pulmonary nodules: a prospective radiologic-pathologic study. AJR Am J Roentgenol 186(2):289-90, 2/2006. PMID: 16423928.
3. Mawlawi O, Erasmus JJ, Munden RF, Pan T, Knight AE, Macapinlac HA, Podoloff DA, Chasen M. Quantifying the effect of IV contrast media on integrated PET/CT: clinical evaluation. AJR Am J Roentgenol 188(2):308-319, 2006. PMID: 16423932.
4. Truong MT, Erasmus JJ, Sabloff BS, Marom EM, Gladish GW, Chasen MH, Munden RF. Pericardial "sleeve" recess of right inferior pulmonary vein mimicking adenopathy: computed tomography findings. J Comput Assist Tomogr 28 (3):361-365, May-Jun, 2004. PMID: 15100541.
5. Truong MT, Erasmus JJ, Gladish GW, Sabloff BS, Marom EM, Madewell JE, Chasen MH, Munden RF. Anatomy of the pericardial recesses: visualization on multidetector CT and implications for oncologic imaging. AJR Am J Roentgenol 181 (4):1109-1113, 2003. PMID: 14500241.
6. Gladish GW, Dunnington JS, Chasen MH. Argon beam coagulator electrode tip presenting as a metallic foreign body. AJR Am J Roentgenol 181 (1):157-161, 2003. PMID: 12818848.
7. Gladish GW, Sabloff BM, Munden RF, Truong MT, Erasmus JJ, Chasen MH. Primary thoracic sarcomas. Radiographics 22 (3):621-637, 2002. PMID: 12006691.
8. Komaki R, Chasen MH, Travis WD, Putnam JB, Fossella FV, Byhardt RW, Ro JY. Cancer of the lung: onco diagnosis. Radiographics 21:1573-1596, 2001.
9. Chasen MH. Practical applications of Mach band theory in thoracic analysis. Radiology 219 (3):596-610, 2001. PMID: 11376243.
10. Munden RF, Nesbitt JC, Kemp BL, Chasen MH, Whitman GJ. Primary liposarcoma of the mediastinum. AJR Am J Roentgenol 175:1340, 11/2000. PMID: 11044037.
11. Komaki R, Roth JA, Walsh GL, Putnam JB, Vaporciyan A, Lee JS, Fossella FV, Chasen MH, Delclos ME, Cox JD. Outcome predictors for 143 patients with superior sulcus tumors treated by multidisciplinary approach at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 48 (2):347-354, 2000. PMID: 10974447.
12. Roth JA, Atkinson EN, Fossella F, Komaki R, Bernadette Ryan M, Putnam JB Jr, Lee JS, Dhingra H, De Caro L, Chasen MH, Hong WK. Long-term follow-up of patients enrolled in a randomized trial comparing perioperative chemotherapy and surgery with surgery alone in resectable stage IIIA non-small-cell lung cancer. Lung Cancer 21:247-51, 7/1998. PMID: 9792048.
13. Chasen MH, Charnsangavej C. Venous chest anatomy: clinical implications. Eur J Radiol 87:2-14, 1998. PMID: 9587764.
14. Freundlich IM, Chasen MH, Varma DG. Magnetic resonance imaging of pulmonary apical tumors. J Thorac Imaging 11 (3):210-222, 1996. PMID: 8784734.
15. Shin DM, Fossella FV, Umsawasdi T, Murphy WK, Chasen MH, Walsh G, Komaki R, McMurtrey MJ, Hong WK. Prospective study of combination chemotherapy with cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, and cisplatin for unresectable or metastatic malignant pleural mesothelioma. Cancer 76:2230-2236, 12/1995. PMID: 8635025.
16. Ibukuro K, Charnsangavej C, Chasen MH, Cinqualbre AB, Herron DH, Robinson TJ, Wallace S. Helical CT angiography with multiplanar reformation: techniques and clinical applications. Radiographics 15:671-682, 1995. PMID: 7624571.
17. Fosella FV, Lee JS, Shin DM, Calayag M, Huber M, Perez-Solar R, Murphy WK, Lippman S, Benner S, Glisson B, Chasen MH, Hong WK, Raber M. Phase II study of docetaxel for advanced or metastatic platinum-refractory non-small cell lung cancer. Clin Oncol 13 (3):645-651, 1995.
18. Fossella FV, Lee JS, Murphy WK, Lippman SM, Calayag M, Pang A, Chasen MH, Shin DM, Glisson B, Benner S, et al. Phase II study of docetaxel for recurrent or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer. Clin Oncol 12:1238-1244, 6/1994. PMID: 7911160.
19. Fisher RG, Chasen MH, Lamki N. Diagnosis of injuries of the aorta and brachiocephalic arteries caused by blunt chest trauma: CT vs aortography. AJR Am J Roentgenol 162:1047-1052, 5/1994. PMID: 8165979.
20. Roth JA, Fossella F, Komaki R, Ryan MB, Putnam JB Jr, Lee JS, Dhingra H, De Caro L, Chasen MH, McGavran M, Atkinson EN, Hong WK. A randomized trial comparing perioperative chemotherapy and surgery with surgery alone in resectable stage IIIA non-small-cell lung cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst 86 (9):673-680, 1994. PMID: 8158698.
21. Fraire AE, Guntupalli KK, Greenberg SD, Cartwright J Jr, Chasen MH. Amiodarone pulmonary toxicity: a multidisciplinary review of current status. South Med J 86 (1):67-77, 1993. PMID: 8420020.
22. Chasen MH. Imaging role expands in lung cancer staging. Diagn Imaging 1:96-103, 1988.
23. Chasen MH. Imaging primary lung cancers, pleural cancers, and metastatic disease. CA Cancer J Clin 37 (4):194-210, 1987. PMID: 3111650.
24. Shirkhoda A, Chasen MH, Eftekhari F, Goldman AM, Decaro LF. MR imaging of mediastinal thymolipoma. J Comput Assist Tomogr 1:364-365, 1987. PMID: 3819147.
25. Chasen MH, Holbert JM. The post lobectomy chest: anatomic considerations. J Thorac Imaging 83:103, 1987.
26. Holbert JM, Chasen MH, Libshitz HI, Mountain CF. The post lobectomy chest: anatomic considerations. Radiographics 7 (5):889-911, 1987. PMID: 3454033.
27. Chasen MH, McCarthy MJ, Gilliland JD, Floyd JL. Concepts in computed tomography of the thorax. Radiographics 6 (5):793-832, 1986. PMID: 3317551.
28. Chasen MH, McCarthy MJ. Pulmonary nodules: detection of calcification by linear and pluridirectional movement in tomographic study. Radiology 15 (3):589-592, 1985. PMID: 4023214.
29. Chasen MH, Rugh KS, Shelton DK. Mediastinal impressions on the dilated esophagus. Radiol Clin North Am 22:591-605, 1984. PMID: 6382421.
30. Kilgore TL, Chasen MH, Schultenover SJ. Pulmonary pseudolymphoma. South Med J 7:1320-1322, 1984. PMID: 6385283.
31. Kilgore TL, Chasen MH. Pulmonary arteriovenous fistula simulating a vanishing tumor. South Med J 76 (7):884-6, 7/1983. PMID: 6867800.
32. Kilgore TL, Chasen MH. Endobronchial non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Chest 84:58-61, 1983. PMID: 6345101.
33. Chasen MH, Yrizarry JM. Tomography of the pulmonary hili: anatomic reassessment of the conventional 55 posterior oblique view. Radiology 149 (2):365-369, 1983. PMID: 6622677.
34. Chasen MH, LaMasters DL. A mini-atlas of computed coronal and sagittal pixel tomography of the mediastinum. Med Radiogr Photogr 57 (3):41-64, 1981. PMID: 7188568.
35. Chasen MH, Guthrie JW, Replogle CR, Junker AM. Investigation of the primate vestibular system function through analysis of the vestibulo-ocular reflex response to various input stimuli. Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory, 8/1971.

Abstracts

1. Truong M, Erasmus JJ, Gladish GW, Sabloff BS, Marom EM, Madewell JE, Chasen MH, Munden RF. Anatomy of the pericardial recesses: visualization on multidetector CT and implications for oncologic imaging. Annual Meeting of American Roentgen Ray Society, 5/2004.
2. Chasen MH. Pitfalls in oncologic thoracic imaging. Society of Thoracic Radiology, 3/2004.
3. Mawlawi O, Pan T, Erasmus JJ, Munden RF, Chasen MH, Macapinlac HA. Quantifying the effect of intravenous contrast media on PET/CT imaging: clinical evaluation. J Nucl Med, 2004.
4. Chasen MH. Challenging cases in thoracic neoplasia: expect the unexpected. Symposium on Lung Disease: Baylor College of Medicine, 10/2003.
5. Chasen MH. Analysis of aortic arch anomalies in adults: routine chest radiographic observation with CT and MRI correlation. Thoracic Imaging 2003, 3/2003.
6. Mawlawi O, Macapinlac HA, Erasmus JJ, Krugh K, Cody D, Forster K, Chasen MH. Transformation of CT numbers to PET attenuation factors in the presence of iodinated IV contrast. JNM 8 (29):S108, 2002.

Book Chapters

1. Dodd GD, Chasen MH. Diagnostic imaging of esophageal cancer. In: Thoracic Oncology, 2nd Publication: Philadelphia, PA, 369-384, 1995.
2. Chasen MH, Charnsangavej C. Venous chest anatomy: Clinical Implications. Syllabus. In: A categorical course in diagnostic radiology, chest radiology. RSNA Publications, 121-133, 1992.
3. Shirkhoda A, Chasen MH, Madewell JE. Imaging of pelvic and abdominal musculoskeletal neoplasms. In: Radiology Oncology of the Abdomen and Pelvis: An Atlas and Text. Publications, 1988.
4. Chasen MH. Practical conventional tomography of the chest. In: Categorical Course on Chest. ARRS, 177-184, 1986.

Letters to the Editor

1. Chasen MH. Practical applications of Mach band theory in thoracic analysis. Radiology 222:577, 2002.
2. Chasen MH. Practical applications of Mach band theory in thoracic analysis. Radiology 221:850, 2001.
3. Chasen MH, McCarthy MJ. Pulmonary nodules: detection of calcifications by linear and pluridirectional movement in tomographic study. Radiology 162:288, 1987.
4. Schenk DA, Chasen MH, McCarthy MJ, Christian CA. Potential false positive mediastinal transbronchial needle aspiration in bronchogenic carcinoma. Chest 86:649-650, 1984.

Manuals, Teaching Aids, Other Teaching Publications

1. Chasen MH. American College of Radiology Professional Self Evaluation and Continuing Education Program Syllabus, 3rd Series. Ed(s) Theros EG, M.D. American College of Radiology: Chicago, IL, 1981.

Last updated: 1/24/2014