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Associate Chief, Academic Affairs, Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging

Neuroradiologist, Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging

Professor, UC Department of RadiologyUC Department of Pediatrics

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My Biography & Research

Biography

Bernadette L. Koch, MD, is a pediatric neuroradiologist and member of the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center radiology faculty since 1994. Dr. Koch has been associate chief of radiology since 2002, served as interim radiologist-in-chief in 2011, has served on multiple hospital and radiology department committees, and has been the faculty leader of the Radiology Patient Experience Group since 2008.

She has also served on many committees in the American Society of Pediatric Radiology, the American Society of Neuroradiology and the American Society of Head and Neck Radiology. Her areas of interest are imaging the pediatric head and neck, and improving the patient and family experience.

Clinical Interests

Pediatric neuroradiology; pediatric head and neck imaging

Academic Affiliation

Professor, UC Department of RadiologyUC Department of Pediatrics

Departments

Radiology, Radiology

My Education

MD: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, 1987.

Transitional Internship: St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, IN, 1987-88.

Residency: Diagnostic Radiology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, 1988-1992.

Fellowships: Pediatric Radiology, Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 1992-1993; Pediatric Neuroradiology Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 1993-1994.

Certification: American Board of Medical Examiners, 1988; American Board of Radiology, 1992.

Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ): Pediatric Radiology, 1995, 2004, 2015; Neuroradiology, 1997, 2010.

My Publications

Frequency and Severity of Acute Allergic-Like Reactions to Intravenously Administered Gadolinium-Based Contrast Media in Children. Forbes-Amrhein, MM; Dillman, JR; Trout, AT; Koch, BL; Dickerson, JM; Giordano, RM; Towbin, AJ. Investigative Radiology. 2018; 53:313-318.

Granulomatosis with polyangiitis presenting as facial nerve palsy in a teenager. Wang, JC; Leader, BA; Crane, RA; Koch, BL; Smith, MM; Ishman, SL. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. 2018; 107:160-163.

Masses of the Nose, Nasal Cavity, and Nasopharynx in Children. Rodriguez, DP; Orscheln, ES; Koch, BL. Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc. 2017; 37:1704-1730.

Improving Communication, Collaboration, and Faculty Comfort in Communicating Difficult News in the Pediatric Radiology Department. Koch, BL; Hater, D; Nees, K; Leopard, AC. American Journal of Roentgenology. 2016; 207:971-975.

Diagnostic Imaging Pediatrics. Merrow, AC. Amirsys.

Imaging evaluation of fetal vascular anomalies. Calvo-Garcia, MA; Kline-Fath, BM; Adams, DM; Gupta, A; Koch, BL; Lim, F; Laor, T. Pediatric Radiology: roentgenology, nuclear medicine, ultrasonics, CT, MRI. 2015; 45:1218-1229.

Congenital salivary gland anlage tumor - in utero and postnatal imaging. Radhakrishnan, R; Calvo-Garcia, MA; Lim, F; Elluru, RG; Koch, BL. Pediatric Radiology: roentgenology, nuclear medicine, ultrasonics, CT, MRI. 2015; 45:453-456.