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Alan E. Oestreich, MD, FACR

  • Radiologist, Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging
  • Emeritus, UC Department of Radiology



Alan E. Oestreich, MD, received his AB from Princeton University and his MD from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Dr. Oestreich's radiology training was at Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester. Dr. Oestreich is in charge of the teaching program for fourth-year medical students. His special areas of interest include orthopaedic radiology, metabolic disease, dysplasia, conventional pediatric radiology, perception, as well as mathematical applications in radiology.

Dr. Oestreich is co-author of the textbook Atlas of Pediatric Orthopaedic Radiology, author of Pediatric Radiology -- Medical Outline Series, and serves as pediatric radiology editor for Yearbook of Diagnostic Radiology.

MD: Johns Hopkins University; School of Medicine; Baltimore, MD, 1965.

Residency: Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY, 1966-69.

Certification: Radiology, 1970; Pediatric Radiology, 2004.


Bone radiology; conventional radiology

Services and Specialties



Bone growth; metabolic bone disease

Research Areas



Inna Nitz, MD (1932-2020). Oestreich, AE; Oestreich, TK. Pediatric Radiology: roentgenology, nuclear medicine, ultrasonics, CT, MRI. 2020; 50:1788.

Homozygous missense variant in BMPR1A resulting in BMPR signaling disruption and syndromic features. Russell, BE; Rigueur, D; Weaver, KN; Sund, K; Basil, JS; Hufnagel, RB; Prows, CA; Oestreich, A; AlGazali, L; Hopkin, RJ; et al. Molecular Genetics and Genomic Medicine. 2019; 7:e969.

Selective rickets from localized advanced maturation-a case report. Oestreich, AE. Skeletal Radiology: journal of radiology, pathology and orthopedics. 2019; 48:1289-1291.

Pediatric Radiology. Wernovsky, G; Krishna, K; Anderson, RH; Mussato, KA; Tweddell, JS; Redington, A; Tretter, J. In: Osborn AG, Ed. Year Book of Diagnostic Radiology 2011. Philadelphia: Elsevier/Mosby; 2019.

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