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Patricia M. de Groot, M.D.

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

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

Bio Statement

She completed medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.  She did her residency in Diagnostic Radiology and fellowship in Cardiothoracic Imaging at New York University Langone Medical Center.

Research Interests

Pulmonary nodule evaluation

History of tobacco use and lung cancer

Clinical Interests

Thoracic Imaging in Evaluation of Oncology Patients for Staging and Response to Treatment

Office Address

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Blvd.
Unit 1478
Houston, TX 77030

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

2003 University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, MD, Medicine

Postgraduate Training

7/2008-6/2009 Clinical Fellowship, Thoracic Imaging, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, NY
6/2004-6/2008 Clinical Residency, Radiology, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, NY
6/2003-6/2004 Clinical Internship, Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

Board Certifications

11/2008 American Board of Radiology

Experience/Service

Academic Appointments

Adjunct Assistant Professor, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX, 2013-present

Administrative Appointments/Responsibilities

Coordinator of Residents Thoracic Education, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2013-present

Honors and Awards

2014 Educational Exhibit Award, Certificate of Merit, “Pulmonary Arteries Great and Small: Imaging Approach to the Differential Diagnosis”, Society of Thoracic Radiology
2014 Educational Exhibit Award, Certificate of Merit, “Surgical Concepts in Diffuse Pleural Malignancies: What the Radiologist Needs to Know”, Society of Thoracic Radiology
2012 Academic Faculty Development Program, Association of University Radiologists
2002 Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Godoy MC, Truong MT, Carter BW, Viswanathan C, de Groot PM, Ko JP. Pitfalls in pulmonary nodule characterization. Semin Roentgenol 50(3):164-74, 7/2015. e-Pub 2/2015. PMID: 26002236.
2. Mitra P, Randolph D, Parker M, de Groot PM, Mukhopadhyay N, Weiss E. Clinical and Radiologic Toxicity after Thoracic Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy. Jacobs Journal of Radiation Oncology, 1/2015. e-Pub 1/2015.
3. Carter BW, Wu CC, Khorashadi L, Godoy MC, de Groot PM, Abbott GF, Lichtenberger Iii JP. Multimodality Imaging of Cardiothoracic Lymphoma. Eur J Radiol 83(8):1470-1482, 8/2014. e-Pub 5/2014. PMID: 24935137.
4. Parker MS, Fahrner LJ, Deuell BP, Olsen KM, Kasirajan V, Shah KB, Medina AE, Doolin KR, de Groot PM, Goodman WC. Total artificial heart implantation: clinical indications, expected postoperative imaging findings, and recognition of complications. AJR Am J Roentgenol 202(3):W191-201, 3/2014. PMID: 24555614.
5. Mathieu KB, Ai H, Fox PS, Godoy MC, Munden RF, de Groot PM, Pan T. Radiation dose reduction for CT lung cancer screening using ASIR and MBIR: A phantom study. J Appl Clin Med Phys 15(2):4515, 2014. e-Pub 3/2014. PMID: 24710436.
6. Godoy MC, Kim TJ, White CS, Bogoni L, de Groot P, Florin C, Obuchowski N, Babb JS, Salganicoff M, Naidich DP, Anand V, Park S, Vlahos I, Ko JP. Benefit of Computer-Aided Detection Analysis for the Detection of Subsolid and Solid Lung Nodules on Thin- and Thick-Section CT. AJR Am J Roentgenol 200(1):74-83, 1/2013. PMID: 23255744.
7. de Groot P, Munden RF. Lung cancer epidemiology, risk factors, and prevention. Radiol Clin North Am 50(5):863-876, 9/2012. PMID: 22974775.
8. Godoy MC, Leitman BS, de Groot PM, Vlahos I, Naidich DP. Chest radiography in the ICU: Part 1, Evaluation of airway, enteric, and pleural tubes. AJR Am J Roentgenol 198(3):563-71, 3/2012. PMID: 22357994.
9. Godoy MC, Leitman BS, de Groot PM, Vlahos I, Naidich DP. Chest radiography in the ICU: Part 2, Evaluation of cardiovascular lines and other devices. AJR Am J Roentgenol 198(3):572-81, 3/2012. PMID: 22357995.
10. Shiau MC, Godoy MC, de Groot PM, Ko JP. Thoracic aorta: acute syndromes. Applied Radiology 39(1-2), 1/2010. e-Pub 1/2010.

Abstracts

1. Carter BW, de Groot PM, Shroff G, Little BP, Betancourt SL, Gladish G. Imaging of Primary Thoracic Sarcomas. Society of Thoracic Radiology 2015 Annual Meeting, 3/2015.
2. Carter BW, de Groot PM, Gilman MD, Sharma A, Abbott GF, Wu CC. Pulmonary arteries great and small: imaging approach to the differential diagnosis. Society of Thoracic Radiology Annual Meeting, 3/2014.
3. de Groot PM, Godoy MCB, Carter BW, Munden RF, Rice DD. Surgical Concepts in Diffuse Pleural Malignancies: What the Radiologist Needs to Know. Society of Thoracic Radiology Annual Meeting, 3/2014.
4. Betancourt Cuellar SL, Palacio D, Benveniste MK, Carter BW, de Groot PM, Erasmus JJ. Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Imaging Pitfalls and Limitations Complicating Accurate Clinical TNM Staging. Radiological Society of North America 100th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, 2014.
5. Betancourt Cuellar SL, Palacio D, Truong MT, de Groot PM, Marom EM, Erasmus J. RECIST 1.1: Response evaluation in thoracic malignancies. American Roentgen Ray Society 113th Annual Meeting, 4/2013.
6. de Groot PM, Godoy MC, Betancourt Cuellar SL, Truong MT, Ko JP, Munden RF. The post-operative chest: pulmonary resections. American Roentgen Ray Society 113th Annual Meeting, 4/2013.
7. de Groot PM, Rice DC, Munden RF. Surgical approach to primary and secondary pleural malignancies: anatomy, surgical planning and techniques, and imaging appearance of normal and abnormal postoperative findings. Radiological Society of North America 2012 Annual Meeting, 11/2012.
8. Parker MS, Fahrner LJ, Deuell B, Olsen K, Kasirajan V, Shah K, Medina A, Doolin K, de Groot PM. Total artificial heart (TAH) implantation: clinical indications, expected post-operative imaging findings and recognition of complications. Radiologic Society of North America 2012 Annual Meeting, 11/2012.
9. de Groot PM, Moran C, Truong M, Shiau M, Nonaka D, Godoy MC. Typical and atypical diseases of the pleura: radiographic-pathologic correlation. Radiological Society of North America 2012 Annual Meeting, 11/2012.
10. de Groot PM, Godoy MC, Truong MT, Munden RF. Added value of the lateral chest radiograph. American Roentgen Ray Society 112th Annual Meeting, Electronic exhibit ID#2002, 4/2012.
11. Halabi TS, Miller KB, Grossman CE, de Groot PM, Brath LK. A fatal case of pulmonary Kaposi's sarcoma-associated immune reconstruction syndrome in the absence of mucocutaneous lesions. Chest 2010, 11/2010.
12. Jones KS, de Groot PM, Shepherd R, Cassano A, Parker M, Vachhani R, BouHaidar D, Lee HJ. Approaches to accessing radiologic nodal stations of the mediastinum and hila: a pictoral review. Radiologic Society of North America Annual Meeting, Electronic exhibit ID#9005651, 11/2010.
13. Godoy MC, Ko JP, Kim TJ, Naidich D, de Groot PM, White C, Florin C, Bogoni L, Anand V. Pulmonary nodule characterization on thick-versus thin-section chest CT images. European Congress of Radiology, Scientific Exhibit #5179 (Digital Poster), 3/2010.
14. Kim TJ, Ko JP, Godoy MC, de Groot PM, White C, Florin C, Bogoni L, Anand V. Reader detection of ground glass nodules on thick-section CT: benefit of the CAD prototype utilizing thin section data. Proceedings of European Society of Radiology, 3/2010.
15. Godoy MC, Leitman B, Vlahos I, de Groot PM, Naidich D. Chest imaging in the intensive care unit: evaluation of tubes, lines, catheters and monitors. Am J Roentgenol 192:A86-102, 4/2009.

Book Chapters

1. de Groot PM, Carter BW, Munden RF. Conventional Imaging of Lung Cancer. In: Thoracic Oncology: The IASLC Multidisciplinary Approach. Ed(s) Pass HI, Ball D, Scagliotti GV. IASLC Press: Aurora, Colorado, 293-314, 2014.
2. de Groot PM, Munden, RF. Radiology and Lung Cancer Screening. In: Lung Cancer, 4th. Ed(s) J. Roth, W. Hong, R. Komaki. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Hoboken, New Jersey, 2014.
3. de Groot PM, Marom EM. Diagnostic imaging of lung and pleural tumors. In: Diagnostic Pathology of Pleuropulmonary Neoplasia. Ed(s) C.Moran, A. Weissferdt. Springer: New York, 2013.

Last updated: 7/31/2015