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Maria A. Calvo-Garcia, MD

  • Radiologist, Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging
  • Associate Professor, UC Department of Radiology



Maria Calvo-Garcia, MD, received her medical degree from the Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain. She completed her residence at Gregorio Maranon University General Hospital, University of Madrid, Spain. She was a staff radiologist at Ambulatorio Moratalaz, Virgen de la Torre Hospital, Madrid, Spain. In 1994 she served as staff radiologist at Badalona Hospital, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain until June 2001 with a six month visiting fellowship at Dijkzigt Hospital, Erasmus Univ. of Rotterdam, The Netherlands (Feb 1998-July 1998). She came to the Pediatric Radiology Department at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medial Center first as a research assistant in Radiology and then as a Pediatric Radiology clinical fellow until 2004, when she became staff. She obtained her diagnostic radiology certification by the American Board of Radiology in 2007 and her pediatric radiology sub-specialty certification by the American Board of Radiology in 2009. Her expertise and focused area of interest is fetal and neonatal imaging as well as ultrasound.

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Utilization of 3-T fetal magnetic resonance imaging in clinical practice: a single-institution experience. Nagaraj, UD; Calvo-Garcia, MA; Merrow, AC; Zhang, B; Tkach, JA; Kline-Fath, BM. Pediatric Radiology. 2021; 51:1798-1808.

Imaging in the presence of meroanencephaly. Kline-Fath, BM; Bierbrauer, KS; Calvo-Garcia, MA; Nagaraj, UD. Radiology Case Reports. 2021; 16:392-395.

Fetal and postnatal MRI findings of Blake pouch remnant causing obstructive hydrocephalus. Nagaraj, UD; Kline-Fath, BM; Calvo-Garcia, MA; Vadivelu, S; Venkatesan, C. Radiology Case Reports. 2020; 15:2535-2539.

Prenatal diagnosis of Proteus syndrome: Diagnosis of an AKT1 mutation from amniocytes. Abell, K; Tolusso, L; Smith, N; Hopkin, R; Vawter-Lee, M; Habli, M; Riddle, S; Calvo-Garcia, MA; Guan, Q; Bierbrauer, K; et al. Birth Defects Research. 2020; 112:1733-1737.

RESPECT: Radiology Employees Striving for Productive and Effective Communication. Towbin, AJ; Smith, RL; Smith, EA. Radiographics. 2020; 40:2068-2079.

Magnetic resonance imaging of the fetal brain in monochorionic diamniotic twin gestation: correlation of cerebral injury with ultrasound staging and survival outcomes. Kocaoglu, M; Kline-Fath, BM; Calvo-Garcia, MA; Zhang, B; Nagaraj, UD. Pediatric Radiology. 2020; 50:1131-1138.

Fetal magnetic resonance imaging of skeletal dysplasias. Gilligan, LA; Calvo-Garcia, MA; Weaver, KN; Kline-Fath, BM. Pediatric Radiology. 2020; 50:224-233.

Prenatal aqueduct stenosis: Association with rhombencephalosynapsis and neonatal outcome. Kline-Fath, BM; Arroyo, MS; Calvo-Garcia, MA; Horn, PS; Thomas, C. Prenatal Diagnosis. 2018; 38:1028-1034.

Decreased rectal meconium signal on MRI in fetuses with open spinal dysraphism. Nagaraj, UD; Calvo-Garcia, MA; Merrow, AC; Zhang, B; Kline-Fath, BM. Prenatal Diagnosis. 2018; 38:870-875.

Congenital aqueduct stenosis: Progressive brain findings in utero to birth in the presence of severe hydrocephalus. Kline-Fath, BM; Arroyo, MS; Calvo-Garcia, MA; Horn, PS; Thomas, C. Prenatal Diagnosis. 2018; 38:706-712.

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