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Radiologist, Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging

Director, Thoracic Imaging

Professor, UC Department of Radiology



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My Biography & Research


Dr. Brody completed his fellowship in pediatric radiology in 1987 and then returned to the Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center in 1995. Dr. Brody is active in the Department of Radiology of University of Cincinnati as well as Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center in clinical care, research, teaching and administration. The primary focus of his clinical duties is pediatric thoracic imaging. 

Dr. Brody’s research efforts are focused on the use of CT scanning in the evaluation of cystic fibrosis and diffuse lung disease in children. He began and continues to direct the National Resource Center for Imaging of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutic Development Network. This center is currently funded by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and by industry sponsors to provide expertise in the use of imaging endpoints for clinical trials. Dr. Brody is a founding member and chair of the imaging committee of the childhood Interstitial Disease Consortium.

Dr. Brody is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is board certified in pediatrics and radiology. He holds a certificate of special qualification in pediatric radiology from the American Board of Radiology. Dr. Brody is a member of multiple national and international medical societies including senior membership in the Society for Thoracic Radiology and membership in the Fleischner Society. Dr. Brody has been recognized as one of America’s top physicians since 2008.

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Clinical Interests

Pediatric thoracic imaging; cystic fibrosis; diffuse lung disease

Academic Affiliation

Professor, UC Department of Radiology


Radiology, Radiology, Imaging

My Education

AB: Biology, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH, 1975.

MD: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, 1980.

Residency: Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 1980-1983; Radiology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 1983-1986.

Fellowship: Pediatric Radiology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 1986-1987.

Certification: Pediatrics, 1986; Radiology, 1986; Certificate of Additional Qualification in Pediatric Radiology, 1995.

My Publications

Ground-glass burden as a biomarker in neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia of infancy. Spielberg, DR; Brody, AS; Baker, ML; Woods, JC; Towe, CT. Pediatric Pulmonology. 2019; 54:822-827.

Quantitative chest computerized tomography and FEV1 equally identify pulmonary exacerbation risk in children with cystic fibrosis. Sanders, DB; Li, Z; Parker-McGill, K; Farrell, P; Brody, AS. Pediatric Pulmonology. 2018; 53:1369-1377.

Assessment of pulmonary structure-function relationships in young children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis by multivolume proton-MRI and CT. Pennati, F; Roach, DJ; Clancy, JP; Brody, AS; Fleck, RJ; Aliverti, A; Woods, JC. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 2018; 48:531-542.

Quantitative CT scans of lung parenchymal pathology in premature infants ages 0-6 years. Spielberg, DR; Walkup, LL; Stein, JM; Crotty, EJ; Rattan, MS; Hossain, MM; Brody, AS; Woods, JC. Pediatric Pulmonology. 2018; 53:316-323.

The imaging definition of bronchiectasis in children: Is it time for a change?. Brody, A; Chang, A. Pediatric Pulmonology. 2018; 53:6-7.

Clinical potential for imaging in patients with asthma and other lung disorders. DeBoer, EM; Spielberg, DR; Brody, AS. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 2017; 139:21-28.

Quantitative CT characterization of pediatric lung development using routine clinical imaging. Stein, JM; Walkup, LL; Brody, AS; Fleck, RJ; Woods, JC. Pediatric Radiology: roentgenology, nuclear medicine, ultrasonics, CT, MRI. 2016; 46:1804-1812.

Constrictive Bronchiolitis in Cystic Fibrosis Adolescents with Refractory Pulmonary Decline. Harris, WT; Boyd, JT; McPhail, GL; Brody, AS; Szczesniak, RD; Korbee, LL; Baker, ML; Clancy, JP. Annals of the American Thoracic Society. 2016; 13:2174-2183.

Ultrashort Echo-Time Magnetic Resonance Imaging Is a Sensitive Method for the Evaluation of Early Cystic Fibrosis Lung Disease. Roach, DJ; Cremillieux, Y; Fleck, RJ; Brody, AS; Serai, SD; Szczesniak, RD; Kerlakian, S; Clancy, JP; Woods, JC. Annals of the American Thoracic Society. 2016; 13:1923-1931.

Thoracic imaging in cystic fibrosis pulmonary disease. Raske, M; Brody, AS. Cystic Fibrosis. 2016.