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Christopher G. Anton, MD


  • Radiologist, Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging
  • Associate Professor, UC Department of Radiology
  • Department of Pediatrics
I take my time with each patient and approach every radiographic study as if it were of my own child.

About

Biography

I am a pediatric radiologist with a special interest in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computerized tomography scan (CT) and nuclear medicine. I take my time with each patient and approach every radiographic study as if it were of my own child.

Pediatric radiology imaging is fascinating to me. I was inspired to pursue my career by Dr. Godfrey Gaisie — a pediatric radiologist at Akron Children’s Hospital, where I did my pediatric radiology rotations as a resident.

I have authored or coauthored greater than 30 peer-reviewed radiology papers and over 100 book chapters in seven radiology textbooks. Also, I was the editor of EXPERTddx: Pediatrics 2009, which is published by Amirsys.

I’ve received the Outstanding Clinician Award in 2005-06, 2007-08 and 2009-10 for the pediatric radiology department at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

In my research, I am seeking a better understanding of pediatric disease processes.

I spend my free time with my wife and three children. I also enjoy traveling and sightseeing with my family. We take family trips to the beach each year to see our parents, siblings, nieces and nephews.

Publications

Comparison of 0.3-mSv CT to Standard-Dose CT for Detection of Lung Nodules in Children and Young Adults With Cancer. Thapaliya, S; Gilligan, LA; Brady, SL; Anton, CG; Crotty, EJ; Nasser, MP; Geller, JI; Pressey, JG; Zhang, B; Dillman, JR; et al. American Journal of Roentgenology. 2021; 217:1444-1451.

Artificial Intelligence Algorithm Improves Radiologist Performance in Skeletal Age Assessment: A Prospective Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial. Eng, DK; Khandwala, NB; Long, J; Fefferman, NR; Lala, SV; Strubel, NA; Milla, SS; Filice, RW; Sharp, SE; Towbin, AJ; et al. Radiology. 2021; 301:692-699.

Hepatic Steatosis in Infancy: The Beginning of Pediatric Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease?. McNelis, K; Yodoshi, T; Divanovic, S; Gandhi, C; Kim, JH; Anton, CG; Trout, AT; Mouzaki, M. 2021; 2.

Improving Image Quality and Reducing Radiation Dose for Pediatric CT by Using Deep Learning Reconstruction. Brady, SL; Trout, AT; Somasundaram, E; Anton, CG; Li, Y; Dillman, JR. Radiology. 2021; 298:180-188.

Automatic Detection of Inadequate Pediatric Lateral Neck Radiographs of the Airway and Soft Tissues using Deep Learning. Somasundaram, E; Dillman, JR; Crotty, EJ; Trout, AT; Towbin, AJ; Anton, CG; Logan, A; Wieland, CA; Felekey, S; Coley, BD; et al. Radiology. Artificial intelligence.. 2020; 2.

Secretin Improves Visualization of Nondilated Pancreatic Ducts in Children Undergoing MRCP. Li, Y; Dillman, JR; Anton, CG; Crotty, EJ; Smith, EA; Abu-El-Haija, M; Trout, AT. American Journal of Roentgenology. 2020; 214:917-922.

Respiratory motion in children and young adults undergoing liver magnetic resonance imaging with intravenous gadoxetate disodium contrast material. Gilligan, LA; Trout, AT; Anton, CG; Schapiro, AH; Towbin, AJ; Dillman, JR. Pediatric Radiology. 2019; 49:1171-1176.

Inter-radiologist agreement using Society of Abdominal Radiology-American Gastroenterological Association (SAR-AGA) consensus nomenclature for reporting CT and MR enterography in children and young adults with small bowel Crohn disease. Rees, MA; Dillman, JR; Anton, CG; Rattan, MS; Smith, EA; Towbin, AJ; Zhang, B; Trout, AT. Abdominal Radiology. 2019; 44:391-397.

Normal pancreatic parenchymal thickness by CT in healthy children. Trout, AT; Preet-Singh, K; Anton, CG; Koberlein, GC; DiPaolo, C; Dillman, JR; Zhang, B; Abu-El-Haija, M. Pediatric Radiology. 2018; 48:1600-1605.

Contributing Authors. Anton, CG; Aquino, MR; Baskin, H; Donnelly, LF; Fleck, RJ; Jones, BV; Koch, BL; Koontz, NA; Kraus, SJ; Linscott, LL; et al. Imaging in Pediatrics. 2018.

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