Beth M. Kline-Fath, MD

Chief, Fetal Imaging

Neuroradiologist, Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging

Academic Affiliations

Associate Professor, UC Department of Radiology

Phone 513-636-1856


Fetal imaging; pediatric neuroimaging

Beth M. Kline-Fath, MD, received her undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Cincinnati. After completing a residency in radiology at the University of Cincinnati, she completed a fellowship in pediatric radiology at Cincinnati Children’s. Dr. Kline-Fath worked in private practice for several years before returning to Cincinnati Children’s for fellowship training in pediatric neuroradiology.

Since joining the neuroradiology staff, Dr. Kline-Fath has developed the Fetal Imaging Program for the department and is a staff member of the Cincinnati Fetal Center. In addition to general pediatric neuroradiology, her areas of interest include fetal imaging and MR spectroscopy.

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

Residency: University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 1989-1993.

Fellowships: Pediatric Radiology, Cincinnati Children's, Cincinnati, OH 1993-1994; Pediatric Neuroradiology, Cincinnati Children's, Cincinnati, OH, 2003-2004.

Certification: Certificate of Added Qualifications in Pediatric Radiology, American Board of Radiology, 1998; Diagnostic Radiology, American Board of Radiology, June 1993.

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Guimaraes CV, Kline-Fath BM, Linam LE, Calvo Garcia MA, Rubio EI, Lim FY. MRI findings in multifetal pregnancies complicated by twin reversed arterial perfusion sequence (TRAP). Pediatr Radiol. 2010 Dec 22.

Yazici Z, Kline-Fath BM, Yazici B, Rubio EI, Calvo-Garcia MA, Linam LE. Congenital dacryocystocele: prenatal MRI findings. Pediatr Radiol. 2010 Dec;40(12):1868-73.

Vuletin JF, Lim FY, Cnota J, Kline-Fath B, Salisbury S, Haberman B, Kingma P, Frischer J, Crombleholme T. Prenatal pulmonary hypertension index: novel prenatal predictor of severe postnatal pulmonary artery hypertension in antenatally diagnosed congenital diaphragmatic hernia. J Pediatr Surg. 2010 Apr;45(4):703-8.

Calvo-Garcia MA, Kline-Fath BM, Jones BB, Care MM, Koch BL. Brain malformations associated with epignathus: a clue for the correct prenatal diagnosis. Pediatr Radiol. 2009 Dec;39(12):1369-72.

Guimaraes CV, Linam LE, Kline-Fath BM, Donnelly LF, Calvo-Garcia MA, Rubio EI, Livingston JC, Hopkin RJ, Peach E, Lim FY, Crombleholme TM. Prenatal MRI findings of fetuses with congenital high airway obstruction sequence. Korean J Radiol. 2009 Mar-Apr;10(2):129-34.

Kline-Fath BM, Calvo-Garcia MA, O'Hara SM, Racadio JM. Water imaging (hydrography) in the fetus: the value of a heavily T2-weighted sequence. Pediatr Radiol. 2007 Feb;37(2):133-40.

Kline-Fath BM, Calvo-Garcia MA, O'Hara SM, Crombleholme TM, Racadio JM. Twin-twin transfusion syndrome: cerebral ischemia is not the only fetal MR imaging finding. Pediatr Radiol. 2007 Jan;37(1):47-56.

Bunch PT, Kline-Fath BM, Imhoff SC, Calvo-Garcia MA, Crombleholme TM, Donnelly LF. Allantoic cyst: a prenatal clue to patent urachus. Pediatr Radiol. 2006 Oct;36(10):1090-5.

O'Hara SM, Frush DP, Babcock DS, Lewis AG, Barr LL, Bukowski TP, Kline-Fath BM, Sheldon CA. Doppler contrast sonography for detecting reduced perfusion in experimental ischemia of prepubertal rabbit testes. Acad Radiol. 1996 Apr;3(4):319-24.