A photo of Beth M. Kline-Fath.

Chief, Fetal and Neonatal Imaging

Neuroradiologist, Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging

Professor, UC Department of Radiology

513-636-1856

Board Certified

My Biography & Research

Biography

Beth M. Kline-Fath began the fetal imaging program at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. As section chief of fetal imaging, she has trained many other physicians, presented international and national, and worked on many committees to advance this new specialty. Dr. Kline-Fath also served as chief editor and wrote several chapters for a textbook Fundamentals and Advanced Fetal Imaging: MRI and US. Recently, Beth Kline-Fath has worked to implement the use of an innovative small bore dedicated MR unit in the neonatal intensive care unit.

Clinical Interests

Pediatric radiology; fetal and neonatal imaging

Academic Affiliation

Professor, UC Department of Radiology

Clinical Divisions

Radiology

Research Divisions

Radiology

My Education

MD: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, 1989.

Residency: University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 1993.

Fellowships: Pediatric Radiology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 1994; Pediatric Neuroradiology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2004.

My Publications

Pediatric hanging and strangulation: is vascular injury a true risk?. Kline-Fath, BM; Seman, JM; Zhang, B; Care, MM. Pediatric Radiology. 2021; 51:1889-1894.

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.

Evaluation of Posterior Fossa Biometric Measurements on Fetal MRI in the Evaluation of Dandy-Walker Continuum. Nagaraj, UD; Kline-Fath, BM; Horn, PS; Venkatesan, C. American Journal of Neuroradiology. 2021; 42:1716-1721.

Prenatal opioid exposure is associated with smaller brain volumes in multiple regions. Merhar, SL; Kline, JE; Braimah, A; Kline-Fath, BM; Tkach, JA; Altaye, M; He, L; Parikh, NA. Pediatric Research. 2021; 90:397-402.

Value of pre- and postnatal magnetic resonance imaging in the evaluation of congenital central nervous system anomalies. Nagaraj, UD; Venkatesan, C; Bierbrauer, KS; Kline-Fath, BM. Pediatric Radiology. 2021.

Perinatal Risk and Protective Factors in the Development of Diffuse White Matter Abnormality on Term-Equivalent Age Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Infants Born Very Preterm. Parikh, NA; Sharma, P; He, L; Li, H; Altaye, M; Priyanka Illapani, VS; Arnsperger, A; Beiersdorfer, T; Bridgewater, K; Cahill, T; et al. Journal of Pediatrics. 2021; 233:58-65.e3.

Associations Between Early Structural Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Hammersmith Infant Neurological Examination, and General Movements Assessment in Infants Born Very Preterm. Harpster, K; Merhar, S; Priyanka Illapani, VS; Peyton, C; Kline-Fath, B; Parikh, NA. Journal of Pediatrics. 2021; 232:80-86.e2.

Integrating neuroimaging biomarkers into the multicentre, high-dose erythropoietin for asphyxia and encephalopathy (HEAL) trial: rationale, protocol and harmonisation. Wisnowski, JL; Bluml, S; Panigrahy, A; Mathur, AM; Berman, J; Chen, PS K; DIx, J; Flynn, T; Fricke, S; Friedman, SD; et al. BMJ Open. 2021; 11.

Fetal Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) in Holoprosencephaly and Associations With Clinical Outcome: Implications for Fetal Counseling. Riddle, A; Nagaraj, U; Hopkin, RJ; Kline-Fath, B; Venkatesan, C. Journal of Child Neurology. 2021; 36:357-364.

Right mainstem bronchial atresia successfully corrected with slide tracheobronchoplasty. del Mar Romero Lopez, M; Carratola, M; Redmann, A; Evers, PD; Lim, FY; Kline-Fath, BM; Lehenbauer, DG; Rymeski, B; Torres-Silva, CA; Rutter, MJ. Pediatric Pulmonology. 2021; 56:329-332.