Education

Postgraduate Training
Breast Imaging Fellowship, University of Texas Medical Branch, 2014 - 2015
Postgraduate Training
Radiology Residency, University of Texas Medical Branch, 2010 - 2014
Postgraduate Training
General Surgery Internship, Lenox Hill Hospital, 2009 - 2010

Publications

Publication Information

A. Refereed Original Articles in Journals

  1. Li F,Liu J,Jas GS, Zhang J, Qin G, XingJ, Cotes C, Zhao H, Wang X, Diaz LA, Shi ZZ, Lee DY, Li KC, Li Z. Synthesis and evaluation of a near-infrared fluorescent non-peptidic bivalent integrin alpha(v)beta(3) antagonist for cancer imaging. Bioconjug Chem. 2010 Feb 17;21(2):270- 8.
  2. Wuesten O, Morelli JN, Miller MW, Tuzun E, Lenox MW, Fossum TW, Trelles M, Cotes C, Krombach GA, Runge VM. MR Angiography of Carotid Artery Aneurysms in a Porcine Model at 3 Tesla: Comparison of Two Different Macrocyclic Gadolinium Chelates and of Dynamic and Conventional Techniques. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2012 Jul 23. doi: 10.1002/jmri.23757.
  3. Cotes, C, Swischuk LE. Left Upper Quadrant Pain: Upside Down Spleen. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2013 Sep;29(9):1009-10. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0b013e3182a32079.
  4. Cotes, C, Riascos, R, Swischuk, LE. Facial vein thrombophlebitis: an uncommon complication of sinusitis. Pediatric Radiology 01/2015; 45(8). DOI: 10.1007/s00247-014-3272-x
  5. Cotes, C, Bonfante, E, Lazor, J, Jadhav, S, Caldas, C, Swischuk, LE, Riascos, R Congenital basis of posterior fossa anomalies. The neuroradiology Journal. 06/2015; 28(3):238-53. DOI: 10.1177/1971400915576665
  6. Riascos R, Bonfante E, Cotes C, Guirguis M, Hakimelahi R, West C. Imaging of Atlanto- Occipital and Atlantoaxial Traumatic Injuries: What the Radiologist Needs to Know. Radiographics. 2015 Nov-Dec;35(7):2121-34. doi: 10.1148/rg.2015150035

Honors and Awards

RSNA Magna Cum Laude Award: Claudia Cotes, MD, Roy Riascos, MD, Sandra Parada, MD, Reza Hakimelahi, MD, Maria Claudia Caldas Vasquez, Leonard Swischuk, MD. 2012 RSNA Educational Exhibit: Interactive Explanation of Holoprosencephalic Developmental Anomalies

TRS Best Poster Award: Claudia Cotes, MD; Angelica S. Robinson, MD; Jennifer Mayne, MD; Mark D Kettler, MD. Abnormalites of the Male Breast. Texas Radiological Society, Centennial Meeting 2013

RSNA Cum Laude Award: Roy Riascos , MD, Claudia Cotes , MD, Hugo H Cuellar , MD, Rafael Rojas , MD, Ramon E Figueroa , MD, Andrew Chow,  MD, Enrique Palacios , MD. 2013 RSNA Educational Exhibit: Anatomical Bases of Trigeminal Nerve Denervation Patterns

RSNA Certificate of Merit: Roy Riascos , MD, Claudia Cotes , MD, Maddy Artunduaga , MD, Anjali Lal , MD, John C Heymann , MD, Reza Hakimelahi, MD, Leonard E Swischuk , MD. 2013 RSNA Educational Exhibit: Where Does that Tumor Come From? Embryological Bases of Hindbrain Masses

RSNA Magna Cum Laude Award: Roy Riascos, MD, Eliana Bonfante, MD, Claudia Cotes, MD, Reza Hakimelahi, MD. 2014 RSNA Educational Exhibit: Imaging of the Craniocervical Junction in Traumatic Injuries: What the Clinician Needs to Know

RSNA Magna Cum Laude Award: Carlos Torres, MD, Roy Riascos, MD, Julie Hurteau-Miller, MD, Claudia Cotes, MD. 2014 RSNA Educational Exhibit: Ultrasound of the Spine in Newborns: A Great Screening Tool for Assessment of Anatomy, Normal Variants and Congenital Spinal Anomalies

TRS Scholarship Winner: Radiology Leadership Institute Leadership Summit
Babson College, Wellesley, MA September 8-11, 2016

TRS Scholarship Winner: Radiology Leadership Institute Leadership Summit
Babson College, Wellesley, MA September 6-8, 2019