Dr. Baghdanian now serves as an assistant professor of Radiology at the University of Southern California and attends on the Abdominal Imaging services and interventions at the Los Angeles County USC Hospital, Norris Cancer Center, and Keck Medical Center. He is the director of body CT at the Los Angeles County hospital of USC and directs the clinical workflow of diagnostic CT studies related to abdominal and pelvic oncology and imaging of hospital inpatients.
His primary duties include reading abdominal imaging studies (CT, MR, and plain film radiographs), reading ultrasound examinations (head/neck, soft tissue, abdominal, pelvic), supervising and performing GI and GU fluoroscopic studies, supervising and performing ultrasound and CT guided biopsies, and supervising residents and trainees on service.
While working at USC, Dr. Baghdanian has had the opportunity to become a member of the Armenian Medical International Committee to help improve Radiology services in the Republic of Armenia. In addition, his research interests at USC involve imaging of abdominal and pelvic malignancies and emergency radiology.
Radiology Society of North America: RSNA Resident Travel Award, 2015-2016
Boston University Medical College Radiology Department: Resident Research Award, 2013-2017
Sidney Kimmel Medical College: Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, 2008-2012
University of California Los Angeles: College and Departmental Honors, 2003-2007
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