Education

Medical Degree
Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS), Tehran, Iran, 2010
Internal Medicine Preliminary Year Residency
University of Nevada School of Medicine (UNSOM) , Las Vegas, Nevada, 2014
Diagnostic Radiology Residency
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC), El Paso, Texas, 2019
Body MRI Fellowship
University of Texas Health Sciences Center (UTHSC), Houston, Texas, 2020

Research Information

  1. Department of Radiology at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland. Studying wrist kinematics using 4-Dimensional CT. August 2013
  2. Department of Radiology at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota Studying brain tissue stiffness changes in various neurologic disorders such as normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) and focal brain lesions, using Magnetic Resonance Elastography (MRE). July 2014- June 2015

Publications

Publication Information

Abstracts

  1. H Mortazavi, S Rashtak, N Esmaili, N Fattahi. Patch Testing with Allergens of European Standard Series in Iranian Patients with Suspected Allergic Contact Dermatitis. Journal of Allergy 63, 194-195, 2008.
  2. S. Nasseri-Moghaddam, A. Mofid, H. Razjouyan, S. Ostad-Rahimi, A. Abrishami, S. Khalili, R. Khaleghnejad, S. Tofangchiha, M. Mamarabadi, N. Fattahi, S. Rashtak, A. Ghorbani, R. Malekzadeh. S1923 Co-Existing Upper GI Pathologies Among GERD Patients. Journal of Gastroenterology 136 (5), A-293, 2009.
  3. S. Nasseri-Moghaddam, A. Abrishami, H. Razjouyan, S. Alimohamadi, M. Mamarabadi, A. Mofid, S. Khalili, S. Tofangchiha, S. Rashtak, R. Khaleghnejad, A. Ghorbani, N. Fattahi, R. Malekzadeh. M1866 Effect of Concomitant Irritable Bowel Syndrome on Response of GERD Patients to Proton Pump Inhibitors. Journal of Gastroenterology 136 (5), A-434, 2009.
  4. Soltanolkotabi M, Fattahi N, Conners J, Lee V, Bernstein R; Prabhakaran S, Ansari SA. Does Transfer Status Affect Outcomes in Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients treated endovascularly. American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR), 51st annual meeting, May 18-23, 2013, San Diego, CA.
  5. Perry A, Graffeo CS, Fattahi N, Copeland WR, Arani A, Huston J, Meyer FB.
    Clinical Correlation of Magnetic Resonance Elastography In Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus. CNS meeting 2015.
  6. JD Hughes, N Fattahi, J Van Gumpel, A Arani, G Lanzino, M Link, F Meyer, R Ehman, J Huston. Higher Resolution Magnetic Resonance Elastography For the Evaluation of Intratumoral Heterogeneity in Meningiomas. Journal of Neurological Surgery Part B: Skull Base 76 (S 01), A139. 2015
  7. J Huston, A Arani, J Hughes, N Fattahi, J Van Gumpel, M Link, R Ehman. Magnetic Resonance Elastography for Presurgical Assessment of Skull Base Lesions. Journal of Neurological Surgery Part B: Skull Base 76 (S 01), A137. 2015
  8. Fattahi N, Arani A, Perry A, Meyer F, Pepin K, Ehman R, Huston J. Magnetic Resonance Elastography of Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus. American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR), 53rd annual meeting, April 25-30, 2015, Chicago, IL.
  9. J Huston, A Arani, N Fattahi, J Hughes, K Pepin, F Meyer, J Van Gompel, M Link, G Lanzino, R Ehman. Magnetic Resonance Elastography of Intracranial Tumors. American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR), 53rd annual meeting, April 25-30, 2015, Chicago, IL.
  10. N. Fattahi, A. Arani, K. Glaser, A. Manduca, N. Wetjen, A. Perry, R. Ehman, J. Huston III. Magnetic Resonance Elastography of Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus. International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), 23rd annual meeting and exhibition, May 30th –Jun. 5th, 2015, Toronto, ON, Canada.
  11. J. Huston III, A. Arani, N. Fattahi, K. Glaser, D. Lake, A Manduca, Joshua D. Hughes, Jamie J. Van Gompel, Richard L. Ehman. MR Elastography of Skull Base Tumors. International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), 23rd annual meeting and exhibition, May 30th –Jun. 5th, 2015, Toronto, ON, Canada.
  12. K. Pepin, A. Arani, N. Fattahi, A. Manduca, R. Ehman, J. Huston III, K. McGee.
    Noninvasive Characterization and Staging of Glioma with MR Elastography – A Pilot Study. International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), 23rd annual meeting and exhibition, May 30th –Jun. 5th, 2015, Toronto, ON, Canada.
  13. Arani A, Paul Min, Nikoo Fattahi, Nicholas M Wetjen, Clifford Jack, Kendall H. Lee, Richard L Ehman, John Huston III. Acute Pressure Changes in The Brain Are Measurable with MR Elastography: Initial Feasibility in An In Vivo Porcine Model. International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), 24rd annual meeting and exhibition, May 7th –13th, 2016, Singapore.

 

Refereed Original Articles in Journals

  1. Demehri S, Wadhwa V, Thawait GK, Fattahi N, Means KR, Carrino JA, Chhabra A. Dynamic Evaluation of Pisotriquetral Instability Using 4-dimensional Computed Tomography. J Comput Assist Tomogr. July-August 2014; 38(4):507-12
  2. Hughes JD, Fattahi N, Van Gompel J, Arani A, Meyer F, Lanzino G, Link MJ, Ehman R, Huston J. Higher Resolution Magnetic Resonance Elastography in Meningiomas to Determine Intratumoral Consistency. Neurosurgery. October 2015; 77(4):653-8.
  3. Fattahi N, Arani A, Perry A, Meyer FB, Manduca A, Glaser K, Senjem ML, Ehman RL, Huston J. MR Elastography Demonstrates Increased Brain Stiffness in Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus. American Journal of Neuroradiology (AJNR), November 5, 2015; 10.3174/ajnr. A4560.
  4. Huston J 3rd, Murphy MC, Boeve BF, Fattahi N, Arani A, Glaser KJ, Manduca A, Jones DT, Ehman RL. Magnetic Resonance Elastography of Frontotemporal Dementia. J Magn Reson Imaging. February 2016; 43(2):474-8.
  5. Perry A, Graffeo C, Fattahi N, ElSheikh M, Cray N, Arani A, Ehman RL, Glaser K, Manduca A, Meyer FB, Huston J. Clinical Correlation of Abnormal Findings on Magnetic Resonance Elastography in Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus. World Neurosurg. March 2017; 99:695-700.
  6. Arvin Arani, Hoon-Ki Min, Nikoo Fattahi, Nicholas M Wetjen, Joshua D Trzasko, Armando Manduca, Clifford Jack, Kendall H. Lee, Richard L Ehman, John Huston III. Acute pressure changes in the brain are linearly correlated with MR Elastography stiffness measurements: Initial feasibility in an in vivo large animal model. Magn Reson Med. February 2018; 79(2):1043-1051.

 

 

Other Professional Communications

Oral Presentations

  1. Magnetic Resonance Elastography of Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus.
    Fattahi N, Arani A, Perry A, Meyer F, Pepin K, Ehman R, Huston J.
    American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR), 53rd annual meeting, April 25-30, 2015, Chicago, IL.
  2. Magnetic Resonance Elastography of Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus.
    Fattahi N, Arani A, Glaser K, Manduca A, Wetjen N, Perry A, Ehman R, Huston J. International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), 23rd annual meeting and exhibition, May 30th –Jun. 5th, 2015, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Honors and Awards

2016 – Selected for the Introduction to Academic Radiology (ITAR) Program at the RSNA

2017 – Granted 2nd year Radiology resident medical knowledge award, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

2017 – Radiology residency program representative for the Texas Radiological Society (TRS) Resident Fellow Section (RFS) Governing Council