Heidi R. Wassef, MD

Clinical Professor of Radiology (Clinician Educator)

Diagnostic Radiology Program Director

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  • LAC-USC Diagnostic Radiology Residency: Outstanding Teacher of the Year, 2020-2021


  • Skeletal Fluorosis Clin Nucl Med. 2023 Dec 01; 48(12):1127-1130. . View in PubMed
  • Re: Aducanumab-Related ARIA: Paean or Lament? Clin Nucl Med. 2023 Feb 01; 48(2):168-169.. View in PubMed
  • FDG PET/CT in Mixed Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis and Erdheim-Chester Disease Clin Nucl Med. 2022 Aug 01; 47(8):732-735. . View in PubMed
  • Commentary: Aducanumab-Related ARIA: Paean or Lament? Clin Nucl Med. 2022 Aug 01; 47(8):707-709.. View in PubMed
  • Nuclear Medicine Student Elective at the Keck School of Medicine at LAC-USC Medical Center Clin Nucl Med. 2020 Jan; 45(1):44-45. . View in PubMed
  • Musculoskeletal Pitfalls on Fluorodeoxyglucose F 18 PET-Computed Tomography: Pictorial Review PET Clin. 2018 Oct; 13(4):587-607. . View in PubMed
  • Nuclear Medicine Imaging in the Dentomaxillofacial Region Dent Clin North Am. 2018 Jul; 62(3):491-509. . View in PubMed
  • PET/CT in Head-neck Malignancies: The Implications for Personalized Clinical Practice PET Clin. 2016 Jul; 11(3):219-32. . View in PubMed
  • Prior CT May Improve Diagnostic Confidence in Myocardial Perfusion Imaging Clin Nucl Med. 2015 Oct; 40(10):e480-3. . View in PubMed
  • FDG PET/CT images demonstrating epididymo-orchitis in a patient with HIV, acute kidney injury and known epididymo-orchitis on scrotal ultrasound Clin Nucl Med. 2015 Feb; 40(2):e171-2. . View in PubMed
  • 18F-FDG PET/CT appearance of metastatic brachial plexopathy involving epidural space from breast carcinoma Clin Nucl Med. 2012 Oct; 37(10):e263-4. . View in PubMed
  • Cosmetic-related changes on 18F-FDG PET/CT Clin Nucl Med. 2012 Jun; 37(6):e150-3. . View in PubMed
  • Bilateral ovarian metastases from gastric carcinoma on FDG PET/CT Clin Nucl Med. 2012 May; 37(5):524-7. . View in PubMed
  • Malignant transformation of retroperitoneal inflammatory pseudotumor to undifferentiated high-grade pleomorphic sarcoma on FDG PET/CT Clin Nucl Med. 2012 May; 37(5):484-5. . View in PubMed
  • Recurrent ovarian carcinoma presenting as a solitary sternal metastasis on FDG PET/CT Clin Nucl Med. 2011 Aug; 36(8):733-4. . View in PubMed
  • Liposarcoma of the retroperitoneum with dedifferentiation to osteosarcoma: a case report Clin Nucl Med. 2011 May; 36(5):400-2. . View in PubMed
  • FDG PET/CT imaging in granulomatous changes secondary to breast silicone injection Clin Radiol. 2010 Aug; 65(8):659-61. . View in PubMed
  • Primary spinal epidural non-Hodgkin lymphoma demonstrated by FDG PET/CT Clin Nucl Med. 2010 Jul; 35(7):487-9. . View in PubMed
  • Multi-level lumbar Baastrup disease on F-18 FDG PET-CT Clin Nucl Med. 2009 Dec; 34(12):896-7. . View in PubMed
  • Renal metastasis from primary colon cancer on FDG PET-CT Clin Nucl Med. 2009 Sep; 34(9):596-7. . View in PubMed
  • F-18 fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography imaging in left thigh intramuscular myxoma Clin Nucl Med. 2009 Apr; 34(4):224-5. . View in PubMed
  • F-18 FDG PET-CT imaging in recurrent cerebral gliosarcoma Clin Nucl Med. 2009 Mar; 34(3):153-4. . View in PubMed
  • Demonstration of an ectopic mediastinal parathyroid adenoma on Tc-99m sestamibi myocardial perfusion scintigraphy J Nucl Cardiol. 2006 Sep; 13(5):719-21. . View in PubMed
  • Failed atrial septal defect repair versus pulmonary hypertension with right ventricular failure Clin Nucl Med. 2005 Nov; 30(11):767-8. . View in PubMed