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Radiologist, Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging

Emeritus, UC Department of Radiology



Board Certified

My Biography & Research


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, dysphasia, 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.

Clinical Interests

Bone radiology; conventional radiology

Research Interests

Bone growth; metabolic bone disease

Academic Affiliation

Emeritus, UC Department of Radiology

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My Education

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

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

Certification: Radiology, 1970; Pediatric Radiology, 2004.

My Publications

Inna Nitz, MD (1932-2020). Oestreich, AE; Oestreich, TK. Pediatric Radiology. 2020; 50.

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 & genomic medicine. 2019; 7.

Selective rickets from localized advanced maturation-a case report. Oestreich, AE. Skeletal Radiology. 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.

Distinguishing child abuse fractures from rickets. Oestreich, AE. Pediatric Radiology. 2018; 48:305-307.

Recognizing Child Abuse in Radiology. Oestreich, AE; Caré, MM.