Biography

Certification:

American Board of Radiology, May 2010

Education

Medical School
University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas, 2005
Internship
Internal Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas, 2006
Residency
Diagnostic Radiology, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston (now known as McGovern Medical School at UTHealth), 2010
Fellowship
Sports, Orthopedic, and Emergency Imaging, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston (now known as McGovern Medical School at UTHealth), 2011

Areas of Interests

Clinical Interests

Musculoskeletal tumor imaging
Image-guided therapeutic injections
Sports Medicine

Publications

Publication Information

**Faculty profiles will only highlight current information (the last three years). Please see the faculty’s CV for more information.

 

Abstracts

  1. Beckmann NM, Meremikwu R, West D, Mason B. “Inter- and Intra-observer Variability in Assessment of Femoral Head Alpha-Angle: A Comparison Between CT and MRI 3D Modeling.” National Medical Association. Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA. July 29-31, 2017
  2. Beckmann NM, Cai C, Spence SC, West OC. “Is Elevated Body Mass Index (BMI) Protective Against Cervical Spine Injury in Adults?” American Society of Emergency Radiology Annual Meeting. Toronto, Canada. Sept 6-9, 2017
  3. Davis E, Routt M, Gary J, Beckmann N, Prasarn M. “Do Demographic Factors Contribute to Sacral Dysmorphism?” Orthopedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting, Vancouver Convention Center, Vancouver, Canada. October 11-14, 2017.
  4. Beckmann NM, Tran MQ, Cai C. “Incidence of Rotator Cuff Tears in the Setting of Calcific Tendinopathy on MRI: A Case-Controlled Comparison.” 103rd RSNA Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting. McCormick Place, Chicago, IL. November 26 – December 1, 2017.
  5. Chinapuvvula NR, Guillory RL, Cai C, Beckmann NM. “Inter-rater Reliability in Multilevel Cervical Spine Injuries: A comparison between SLICS and the AOSpine classification.” American Society of Emergency Radiology Annual Meeting, McLean, Virginia, September 26 – 29, 2018
  6. Beckmann NM, Breland DM, O’Donnell BP, Cai C. “Is CT Scanogram Adequate for Screening of Leg Length Discrepancy and Genu Angulation Deformity?” 119th ARRS Annual Meeting, May 5-10, 2019; Honolulu, Hawaii.
  7. Beckmann NM, Chinapuvvua NR. Cheekatla S, Cai C. West OC. “Accuracy of Craniocervical Measurements for Identifying Partial or Complete Craniocervical Ligament Injuries in Pediatric Patients.” 105th RSNA Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting. McCormick Place, Chicago, IL. December 1 – December 6, 2019.
  8. Hatton GE, Kao LS, Chinapuvvula NR, Beckmann NM, McNutt M. Plasma intestinal fatty acid binding protein is elevated in blunt bowel and mesenteric injury. 15th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, Orlando, FL. February 4-6, 2020.

Refereed Original Articles in Journals

  1. Golshani A, Zhu L, Cai C, Beckmann NM. “Incidence of ankle tendon injury on CT in patients with complex ankle fractures”. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2017 Feb; 208(2): 373-79 PMID: 28112555
  2. Beckmann NM. “Calcium Apatite Deposition Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment.” Radiol Res Pract. 2016; 2016: 4801474 PMID: 28042481
  3. Beckmann NM, Cai C. “CT Characteristics of Traumatic Sacral Fractures in Association with Pelvic Ring Injuries: Correlation Using the Young-Burgess Classification System”. Emerg Radiol. 2017 Jun; 24(3): 255-62 PMID: 28004324
  4. Beckmann NM, Chinapuvvula NR, Cai C. “Association of Femoral Head and Acetabular Fractures on Computerized Tomography: Correlation with the Judet-Letournel Classification.” Emerg Radiol. 2017 Oct;24(5): 531-539 PMID: 28424914
  5. Beckmann NM, Crawford L. “Salter-Harris I Fracture of the Distal Humerus in a Neonate: Imaging Appearance of Radiographs, Ultrasound, and Arthrography.” Radiology Case Reports. 2017 Jun 9; 12(3): 571-76 PMID: 28656329
  6. Beckmann NM, Chinapuvvula NR. “Sacral Fractures: Classification and Management.” Emerg Radiol. 2017 Dec;24(6): 605-617 PMID: 28656329
  7. Zerr J, McDermott JD, Beckmann NM, Fullick RK, Chhabra A. “Case Study: Failure of Superior Capsular Reconstruction Using Dermal Allograft.” Skeletal Radiol. 2017 Nov;46(11): 1585-1589 PMID: 28748362
  8. Chism CB, Crawford L, Tchakarov A, Al-Ibraheemi A, Beckmann NM. “PTEN hamartoma of the soft tissues: the initial manifestation of an underlying PTEN hamartoma tumor syndrome in a 4-year-old female.” Skeletal Radiol. 2017 Nov;46(11): 1591-1595. PMID: 28756566
  9. Amini B, Beckmann NM, Beaman FD, Wessell DE, Bernard SA, Cassidy RC, Czuczman GJ, Demertzis J, Greenspan BS, Khurana B, Lee KS, Lenchik L, Motamedi K, Sharma A, Walker EA, Kransdorf MJ. “ACR Appropriateness Criteria Shoulder Pain – Traumatic.” JACR. 2018 May; 15(5): S171-S188. PMID: 29724420
  10. Beckmann NM, Cai C, Spence SC, Prasarn ML, West OC. “Is Elevated Body Mass Index Protective Against Cervical Spine Injury in Adults?” Emerg Radiol. 2018 Mar 30. In press. PMID: 29603036
  11. Beckmann NM, Tran MQ, Cai C. “Incidence of Rotator Cuff Tears in the Setting of Calcific Tendinopathy on MRI: A Case Controlled Comparison.” Skeletal Radiol. 2019 Feb;48(2):245-250. PMID: 29982853
  12. Celii FG, Beckmann NM. “Radiation-induced Insufficiency Fracture of the Femur 18 years after Radiation Therapy.” Radiol Case Rep. 2018 Nov 6;14(2):179-183. PMID: 30425769
  13. Hagedorn KN, Johnston JH, Chinapuvvula NR, Beckmann NM, Cai C, Johnston SK. “Characterization of all-terrain vehicle-related chest injury patterns in children.” Emerg Radiol. 2019 Feb 21. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30790115
  14. Jenjitranant P, Beckmann NM, Cai C, Cheekatla SK, West OC. “There has to be an easier way: Facet fracture characteristics that reliably differentiate AOSpine F1 and F2 injuries.” Emerg Radiol. 2019 Mar 25. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30911958
  15. Beckmann NM, Sanhaji L, Chinapuvvula NR, West OC. “Imaging of Traumatic Shoulder Girdle Injuries.” Radiol Clin North Am. 2019 Jul;57(4):809-822. PMID: 31076034
  16. Beckmann NM, West OC, Nunez Jr D, Kirsch CFE, Aulino JM, Broder JS, Cassidy RC, Czuczman GJ, Demertzis JL, Johnson MM, Motamedi K, Reitman C, Shah LM, Than K, Yung EY, Beaman FD, Kransdorf MJ, Bykowski J. “American College of Radiology ACR Appropriateness Criteria: Suspected Spine Trauma.” J Am Coll Radiol. 2019 May;16(5S):S264-S285. PMID: 31054754
  17. Davila A, Conrad EU, Ayala GE, Beckmann NM. “Intra-osseous Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor of the Sacrum in a Patient with Neurofibromatosis Type I.” Radiol Case Rep. 2019 May 13;14(7):880-884. PMID: 31193182
  18. Gorbachova T, Amber I, Beckmann NM, Bennett DL, Chang EY, Davis L, Gonzalez FM, Hansford BG, Howe BM, Lenchik L, Winalski CS, Bredella MA. Nomenclature of Subchondral Nonneoplastic Bone Lesions. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2019 Jul 24:1-20. PMID: 31339354
  19. Beckmann NM, Chinapuvvula NR, Zhang X, West OC. “Epidemiology and Imaging Classification of Pediatric Cervical Spine Injuries: Twelve Year Experience at a Level 1 Trauma Center.” Accepted for publication in the American Journal of Roentgenology.
  20. Beckmann NM. “Is MRI of the Shoulder Ever Appropriate in Evaluating Patients with Calcific Tendinopathy of the Rotator Cuff?”. Accepted for publication in Arthroscopy.
  21. Beckmann NM, Jaiswal A, Zhang X. “Is CT Scanogram Adequate for Screening of Leg Length Discrepancy and Genu Angulation Deformity? A Direct Comparison of CT Scanogram with Weight-Bearing Lower Extremity Scanogram”. Submitted to Skeletal Radiology.
  22. Jordan RW, Beckmann NM, Johnston JH, Johnston SK, Zhang X, Chinapuvvula NR. “Characterization of all-terrain vehicle-related thoracolumbar spine injury patterns in children using the AOSpine classification system.” Accepted for publication in Emergency Radiology.

 

Chapters

  1. West OC, Beckmann NM. Cervical Spine Imaging Chapter in: ACS TQIP Best Practices Guidelines in Imaging. Chicago, IL. 2018. https://www.facs.org/quality-programs/trauma/tqp/center-programs/tqip/best-practice
  2. West OC, Beckmann NM. Imaging for Blunt Cerebrovascular Injury Chapter in: ACS TQIP Best Practices Guidelines in Imaging. Chicago, IL. 2018. https://www.facs.org/quality-programs/trauma/tqp/center-programs/tqip/best-practice
  3. West OC, Beckmann NM. Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Imaging Chapter in: ACS TQIP Best Practices Guidelines in Imaging. Chicago, IL.

Other Professional Communications

Regional/National Presentations

  1. Chism CB, Beckmann NM. “Case of the Day: Intra-articular hamartoma of the knee in patient with PTEN gene mutation.” Society of Skeletal Radiology 2017 Annual Meeting. Santa Barbara, CA. March 19-22, 2017.
  2. Beckmann NM. “Hand and Wrist MRI”. UT-Houston Department of Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds. Houston, TX. June 13, 2017.
  3. Beckmann NM, Kumaravel M. “Spinopelvic Dissociation”. Wednesday ER Case-of-the-Day presentation. RSNA 103rd Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL. November 26 – December 1, 2017
    *Selected for CME credit on Radiological Society of North America website
  4. Beckmann NM. “Updates in Shoulder MRI.” 2018 Texas Radiologic Society Annual Meeting. Frisco, TX. March 23-25, 2018
  5. Beckmann NM. “General Radiology Review: Upper Extremity Sports and Trauma Imaging.” 2018 Cancer Imaging and Intervention Conference. Houston, TX. April 5-8, 2018
  6. Beckmann NM. “Knee MRI: Ligament Injuries”. UT-Houston Department of Orthopedic Surgery Grand Rounds. Houston, TX. April 12, 2018.
  7. Beckmann NM. “Unknown Film Panel: Musculoskeletal Cases.” Canadian Association of Radiologists 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting. Montreal, Canada. April 26-29, 2018
  8. Beckmann NM. “Hand & Wrist Trauma.” American Society of Emergency Radiology Annual Meeting. McLean, VA. Sept 26-29, 2018
  9. Beckmann NM, Kumaravel M. “Craniocervical Dissociation”. Wednesday ER Case-of-the-Day presentation. RSNA 104th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL. November 25-30, 2018
    *Selected for CME credit on Radiological Society of North America website
  10. Beckmann NM. “Proximal Humerus Stress Fracture.” Musculoskeletal 2019 OCAD Live Conference. Scottsdale, AZ. March 9, 2019.
  11. Gorbachova T, Amber I, Beckmann NM, Bennet DL, Chang E, Davis L, Gonzalez F, Hansford BG, Howe BM, Lenchik L, Winalski CS, Bredella MA. “SSR White Paper: Nomenclature for Subchondral Non-neoplastic Bone Lesions.” Society of Skeletal Radiology 2019 Annual Meeting. Scottsdale, AZ. March 10-13, 2019.
  12. Beckmann NM. “Unknown Film Panel: Musculoskeletal Cases.” Canadian Association of Radiologists 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting. Montreal, Canada. April 11-14, 2019
  13. Beckmann NM. “Calcaneus Fracture & LisFranc Injuries.” University of Washington 2019 Emergency Radiology CME course. Seattle, Washington. August 11-14, 2019.
  14. Beckmann NM. “Imaging of Osteomyelitis/Septic Arthritis.” American Society of Emergency Radiology Annual Meeting. Scottsdale, AZ. September 11-14, 2019.
  15. Beckmann NM. “Pediatric Spine Trauma.” American Society of Spine Radiology 2020 Meeting. Dana Point, California. February 12–16, 2020.
  16. Beckmann NM. Kumaravel M. “AUR Radiology Management Award Case”. 2020 AUR Radiology Management Program. Philedelphia, PA. April 22-23, 2020.
  17. Beckmann NM. “Imaging of Musculoskeletal Infection.” University of Washington 2020 Emergency Radiology CME course. Seattle, WA. August 9-12, 2020.
  18. Beckmann NM. “Pediatric Spine Trauma.” American Society of Emergency Radiology Annual Meeting. Austin, TX. September 30-October 3, 2020.

Poster Presentation

  1. Beckmann NM. “AO Classification of Distal Femur Fractures: A Simplified System with Surgical Implications.” American Society of Emergency Radiology Annual Meeting. Toronto, Canada. Sept 6-9, 2017
  2. Beckmann NM. “Imaging of Pediatric Musculoskeletal Infection.” American Society of Emergency Radiology Annual Meeting. Toronto, Canada. Sept 6-9, 2017
  3. Guirgus M, Beckmann NM. “Scapular Fractures: Classifications & Management.” American Society of Emergency Radiology Annual Meeting. Toronto, Canada. Sept 6-9, 2017
  4. Adam M, Beckmann NM. “Soft Tissue Tumors of the Foot: A Brief Imaging Review.” 2018 Texas Radiologic Society Annual Meeting. Frisco, TX. March 23-25, 2018
  5. Zheng S, Beckmann NM. “Common Ankle Injuries – What the Emergency Radiologist Should Know.” American Society of Emergency Radiology Annual Meeting, McLean, Virginia, September 26 – 29, 2018

Electronic Educational Exhibits

  1. Beckmann NM. “New Classifications in Cervical Spine Trauma: Comparing SLICS with the New AOSpine Classification”. Society of Skeletal Radiology 2017 Annual Meeting. March 19-22, 2017. Santa Barbara, California.
    *Selected for presentation for SA-CME credit on the Society of Skeletal Radiology website
  2. Beckmann NM. “Meniscal Tear and Repair: A Review”. 2017 International Skeletal Society Annual Meeting, New York, NY. Aug 28-Sept 1, 2017.
  3. Beckmann NM. “Posterolateral Corner Injuries of the Knee: An MRI Anatomic and Pathologic Review”. 2017 International Skeletal Society Annual Meeting, New York, NY. Aug 28-Sept 1, 2017.
  4. Adam M, Beckmann NM. “Soft Tissue Tumors of the Hand”. 118th ARRS Annual Meeting, April 22-27, 2018, Washington, DC.
  5. Beckmann NM. “Traumatic Shoulder Instability: A Comprehensive Review.” RSNA 104th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL. November 25-30, 2018
  6. Myers LA, Naveau M, Nguyen V, Beckmann NM, Gholamrezanezhad A, Hogg J, Reddy S, Herr KD. “Adding Value to Academic Teaching Institutions With an Emergency Radiology Division.” AUR 67th Annual Meeting. Baltimore, MD. April 9-12, 2019
  7. Chinapuvvula, Patel R, Bawa P, Beckmann NM, Cheekatla S, Khanpara S. “AOSpine Classification of Upper Cervical Spine Injuries: It’s really that simple!”. American Society of Emergency Radiology Annual Meeting. Scottsdale, AZ. Sept 11-14, 2019.
    *Awarded 2nd place among Educational Exhibits
  8. Chinapuuvula NR, Bawa P, Patel R, Beckmann NM, Cheekatla S. “Sacral Fractures: Demystifying the AOSpine Sacral Classification System”. American Society of Emergency Radiology Annual Meeting. Scottsdale, AZ. Sept 11-14, 2019.
  9. Beckmann NM, Chinapuvvula NR, Cheekatla S, West OC. “Pediatric Cervical Spine Injuries: Diagnosis on CT and MRI.” 2020 ARRS Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. May 3-8, 2020.

Honors and Awards

**Faculty profiles will only highlight current information (the last three years). Please see the faculty’s CV for more information.

 

Presentation Awards:

  1. AUR 2020 AUR Radiology Management Award, AUR Radiology Management Program, April 22-23, 2020, Philadelphia, PA

Teaching Awards:

  1. Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award: 2018, 2019
  2. Department of Radiology Teacher of the Year Award: 2017

Miscellaneous Awards:

  1. TRS Radiology Leadership Institute Scholarship 2019
  2. ARRS Clinical Educators Development Program Scholarship 2018