Breast Imaging Fellowship
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston - McGovern Medical School, 07/2022 - 06/2023
Abdominal Imaging Fellowship
University of Michigan, 07/2019 - 06/2020
Radiology Residency
Wayne State University Program (Detroit Medical Center), 08/2018 - 06/2019
Radiology Residency
Drexel University College of Medicine (Hahnemann University Hospital), 07/2016 - 08/2018
Radiology Residency
Harvard Medical School (Mount Auburn Hospital), 07/2015 - 06/2016
Internal Medicine Residency
University of Massachusetts (Berkshire Medical Center), 07/2014 - 06/2015
Medical School
Qazvin University of Medical Sciences – IRAN, 09/2002 - 09/2009

Areas of Interest

Research Interests

Research Interests:

Community Outreach in Breast Imaging

Challenges in Interpretation of US Breast Findings in the Emergency Setting

Assessment of patient satisfaction with regards to same day results

Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Patient Safety

Research Area and Interests:

Breast Imaging/Women’s Imaging, Abdominal Imaging, Quality and Safety in Radiology


Peer-Reviewed Scholarship in print or other media:

A: Book Chapters:

  1. Aran S & Abujudeh HH; Splenic Injury; In: Abujudeh HH. Emergency Radiology Cases. Oxford University Press, USA; 1 edition (2013); In Press
  2. Aran S, Singh S and Kalra MK; Application of Shielding in CT Radiation Dose Reduction; In: Radiation Dose from Multidetector CT, Medical Radiology 2012, pp 183-194;
  3. Mansouri M, Aran, S, Abujudeh, HH, Dual Energy Computed Tomography in Emergency Radiology, Emergency Radiology, Oxford University Press, USA; In Print 2015

B: Published Manuscript:

  1. Aran S, Malekzadeh S, Seifirad S. A double-blind randomized controlled trial appraising the symptom-modifying effects of colchicine on osteoarthritis of the knee., ClinExpRheumatol. 2011 May-Jun;29(3):513-8. Epub 2011 Jun 29. PMID: 21640042
  2. Bodaghabadi M, Bitaraf MA, Aran S, Alikhani M, Ashrafian H, Zahiri A, Alahverdi M. Corpus callosotomy with gamma knife radiosurgery for a case of intractable generalisedepilepsy.Epileptic Disord. 2011 Jun;13(2):202-8. PMID: 21628134
  3. Javadi A, Amirjamshidi A, Aran S, Hosseini SH. A randomized controlled trial comparing the outcome of burr-hole irrigation with and without drainage in the treatment of chronic subdural hematoma: a preliminary report.World Neurosurg. 2011 May-Jun;75(5-6):731-6; discussion 620-3.PMID:21704944
  4. Pooli AH, Aran S, Farhoud AR, Saidian L, Kajbafzadeh AM. Concomitant vesicoureteral reflux and gastroesophageal reflux: an analytic cross-sectional study. Int Urol Nephrol. 2012 Apr;44(2):327-34. Epub 2011 Jun 29. PMID: 21713418
  5. Nazarian A, Araiza Arroyo FJ, Rosso C, Aran S, Snyder BD. Tensile properties of rat femoral bone as functions of bone volume fraction, apparent density and volumetric bone mineral density. J Biomech. 2011 Sep 2;44(13):2482-8. Epub 2011 Jul 19.PMID: 21774935
  6. Noaparast M, Rabani A, Karimian F, Bodaghabadi M, Aran S, Mirsharifi R, Jafarian A, Vaezi F, Ghanaati H. Diagnostic Accuracy of Sixty Four Multi-Slice CT Angiography in Assessment of Arterial Cut-Off and Run-Off in Comparison with Surgical Findings. Iran J Radiol. 2011 Sep;8(2):89-96. Epub 2011 Sep 25. / PMID: 23329923
  7. Seifirad S, Keshavarz A, Taslimi S, Aran S, Abbasi H, Ghaffari A. Effect of pirfenidone on pulmonary fibrosis due to paraquat poisoning in rats. ClinToxicol (Phila). 2012 Sep; 50(8):754-8. PMID: 22924653
  8. Lee S, Aran S, Singh S, Kalra M, Kim H, Do S, Co-registered image quality comparison in hybrid iterative reconstruction techniques: SAFIRE and SafeCT, SPIE 8668, Medical Imaging 2013: Physics of Medical Imaging, 86683G (March 6, 2013); doi:10.1117/12.2007525
  9. Sabir SH, Aran S, Abujudeh HH. Simulation Based Training in Radiology; J Am Coll Radiol. 2013 Jun 13. doi:pii: S1546-1440(13)00090-2. 10.1016/j.jacr.2013.02.008. [Epub ahead of print]; PMID: 23770063
  10. Salazar G, Quencer K, Aran S, Abujudeh H. Patient satisfaction in radiology: qualitative analysis of written complaints generated over a 10-year period in an academic medical center. J Am Coll Radiol. 2013 Jul;10(7):513-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2013.03.013. / PMID: 23827003
  11. Bodaghabadi M, Riazi H, Aran S, Alikhani M, Bitaraf MA, Alikhani M, Alahverdi M, Mohamadi M, Shalileh K, Azar M, Repeated Transsphenoidal Surgery or Gamma Knife Radiosurgery in recurrent Cushing Disease After Transsphenoidal Surgery, J Neurol Surg A Cent Eur Neurosurg. 2013 Aug 21. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23965751
  12. Luu AN, Anez-Bustillos L, Aran S, Araiza Arroyo FJ, Entezari V, Rosso C, Snyder BD, Nazarian A; Microstructural, Material, Densitometric, Metabolic and Mechanical variations in Cortical and Cancellous Bones from rats with normal or altered skeletal states; PLoS One. 2013 Dec 17;8(12):e82709.
  13. Shaqdan K, Aran S, Daftari Besheli L, Abujudeh H. Root-Cause Analysis and Health Failure Mode and Effect Analysis: Two Leading Techniques in Health Care Quality Assessment. J Am Coll Radiol. 2014 Feb 4. pii: S1546-1440(13)00723-0.
  14. Daftari Besheli L, Aran S, Shaqdan K, Kay J, Abujudeh H. Current status of nephrogenic systemic fibrosis. Clin Radiol. 2014 Feb 27. PMID: 24582176
  15. Singh S, Petrovic D, Jamnik E, Aran S, Pourjabbar S, Kave ML, Bradley SE, Choy G, Kalra MK. Effect of localizer radiograph on radiation dose associated with automatic exposure control: human cadaver and patient study. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2014 Mar-Apr;38(2):293-8. doi:
  16. Aran S, Daftari Besheli L, Karcaaltincaba M, Gupta R, Flores EJ, Abujudeh HH. Applications of dual-energy CT in emergency radiology. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Apr;202(4):W314-24.
  17. Aran S, Shaqdan KW, Abujudeh HH. Dual-energy computed tomography (DECT) in emergency radiology: basic principles, techniques, and limitations. Emerg Radiol. 2014 Aug;21(4):391-405. doi: 10.1007/s10140-014-1208-2.
  18. Abujudeh HH, Aran S, Daftaribeshli L, Miguel K, Thrall J; Outpatient Falls Prevention Program Outcome; A Rise, A Plateau and A Decrease in Incident Reports. JR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Sep;203(3):620-6.
  19. Nau P, Molina G, Shima A, Hani A, Meireles O. Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is associated with an increased exposure to ionizing radiation. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2015 Mar-Apr;11(2):308-12. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2014.07.022.
  20. Shaqdan K, Aran S, Thrall J, Abujudeh H. Incidence of contrast medium extravasation for CT and MRI in a large academic medical centre: A report on 502,391 injections. Clin Radiol. 2014 Dec;69(12):1264-72.
  21. Mansouri M, Aran S, Shaqdan KW, Kambadakone AR, Sahani DV, Lev MH, Abujudeh HH, Dual energy CT: Vascular Applications, basic physical principles, and limitations; 2015/4/15, Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology
  22. Nicola R, Shaqdan KW, Aran S, Mansouri M, Abujudeh HH; Contrast induced nephropathy: Identifying the risks, choosing the right agent, and reviewing effective prevention and management methods; 2015/4/15, Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology
  23. Aran S, Shaqdan KW, Abujudeh HH. Adverse allergic reactions to linear ionic gadolinium-based contrast agents: experience with 194, 400 injections. Clin Radiol. 2015 May;70(5):466-75. doi: 10.1016/j.crad.2014.12.011.
  24. Hassanzadeh E, Chang CY, Huang AJ, Shaqdan K, Mansouri M, Aran S, Abujudeh HH. CT and MRI manifestations of luxatio erecta humeri and a review of the literature. Clin Imaging. 2015 Sep-Oct;39(5):876-9.
  25. Mansouri M, Aran S, Singh A, Kambadakone AR, Sahani DV, Lev MH, Abujudeh HH. Dual-Energy Computed Tomography Characterization of Urinary Calculi: Basic Principles, Applications and Concerns. Curr Probl Diagn Radiol. 2015 Nov-Dec;44(6):496-500.
  26. Mansouri M, Shaqdan KW, Aran S, Raja AS, Lev MH, Abujudeh HH. Safety incident reporting in emergency radiology: analysis of 1717 safety incident reports. Emerg Radiol. 2015 Aug 6.
  27. Nicola R, Shaqdan KW, Aran S, Singh AK, Abujudeh HH. Detecting Aortic Graft Complications: A Spectrum of Computed Tomography Findings. Curr Probl Diagn Radiol. 2015 Jul 29. pii: S0363-0188(15)00118-8.
  28. Harvey HB, Hassanzadeh E, Aran S, Rosenthal DI, Thrall JH, Abujudeh HH. Key Performance Indicators in Radiology: You Can’t Manage What You Can’t Measure. Curr Probl Diagn Radiol. 2015 Jul 29. pii: S0363-0188(15)00119-X.
  29. Nicola R, Shaqdan KW, Aran S, Prabhakar AM, Singh AK, Abujudeh HH.Contrast Media Extravasation of Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Management Guidelines for the Radiologist. Curr Probl Diagn Radiol. 2015 Aug 13.
  30. Hassanzadeh E, Shaqdan K, Aran S, Abujudeh HH. A Computed Tomography Image of Luxatio Erecta. J Emerg Med. 2015 Sep 23. pii: S0736-4679(15)00766-0
  31. Mansouri M, Aran S, Shaqdan KW, Abujudeh HH. How often are Patients Harmed When They Visit the Computed Tomography Suite? A Multi-year Experience, in Incident Reporting, in a Large Academic Medical Center. Eur Radiol. 2015 Nov 11.
  32. Mansouri M, Aran S, Harvey HB, Shaqdan KW, Abujudeh HH. Rates of safety incident reporting in MRI in a large academic medical center. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2015 Oct 20.
  33. Mansouri M, Aran S, Abujudeh HH. Dual Energy Computed Tomography in Emergency Radiology, Emergency Radiology, 2015/11/10
  34. Mansouri M, Aran S, Shaqdan KW, Abujudeh HH; Rating and Classification of Incident Reporting in Radiology in a Large Academic Medical Center; Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology
  35. Kohli A, Aran S, Herman S; Liver manifestations of Kaposi Sarcoma; ACR Case In Point; 2016
  36. Aran S, Suarezduran G, Potigailo V, Kim A; Radiologic manifestation of the malignant peripheral nerve sheet tumor involving the brachial plexus. Radiol Case Rep. Volume 12, Issue 3, September 2017, Pages 615-619
  37. Audin CR, Aran S, Muse VV, Abbott GF, Ackman JB, Sharma A, Wu CC, Kalra MK, McLoud TC, Shepard JO, Fintelmann FJ, Gilman MD. Bedside Chest Radiographs in the Intensive care Setting: Wireless Direct Radiography Compared to Computed Radiography. Curr Probl Diagn Radiol. 2017 Sep 21
  38. Abrol S, Aran S, Abujudeh HH. ACR CASE in POINT Retained Tampons. Accepted for Publication. 2021
  39. Aran S, Kayder OO, Chopra T, Abujudeh H. Superficial thrombophlebitis in ipsilateral breast after COVID-19 vaccination. Radiol Case Rep. 2022 Jun 13;17(8):2883-2887. doi: 10.1016/j.radcr.2022.05.018. PMID: 35711742; PMCID: PMC9189435.
  40. Monga A, Aran S. Improving Radiology Resident Proficiency in MRI Safety; Applied Radiology, 2022
  41. Cotes C, Morozova A, Pourhassan S, Aran S, Singh H. Community Outreach in Breast Imaging: What Radiologists Can Do to Close the Gap for the Uninsured Population. Radiographics. 2023 Oct;43(10):e230011. doi: 10.1148/rg.230011. PMID: 37792594.
  42. Morozova A, Cotes C, Aran S, Singh H. Challenges in Interpretation of US Breast Findings in the Emergency Setting. Radiographics. 2023 Oct;43(10):e230020. doi: 10.1148/rg.230020. PMID: 37733621.
  43. Shah A, Aran S, A Review of Magnetic Resonance (MR) Safety: The Essentials to Patient Safety, Cureus. 2023 Oct 19;15(10):e47345. doi: 10.7759/cureus.47345. eCollection 2023 Oct.