Johan G. Blickman, M.D., Ph.D.

Johan G. Blickman, M.D., Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 648
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 273-2566
Administrative: (585) 273-1971
Fax: (585) 276-2851

Professional Bio


College of The Holy Cross,
Worcester, MA A.B. 1974 Chemistry/Biology
Boston University Boston, MA 1978 M.D.
Erasmus UniversiteitRotterdam, The Netherlands 1991 Ph.D.

Harvard Medical School Clinical Fellow in Radiology 1979-1982

Children's Hospital Medical Center, Boston, MA Fellow Pediatric Radiology 1983-1985


Current Position 2009 - Vice Chair, Dept ofImaging Sciences,, URMC ; Radiologist-in-Chief, GCH@S, Rochester, New York

Previous Positions
2000-2008 – Professor and Chair, Radiology, UMC Nijmegen, the Netherlands

1996-2000 Attending Pediatric Radiologist, Boston Medical Center

1988-1995 Director, Pediatric Radiology, MGH, Boston, MA

1995-1996 Director, Pediatric Radiology, UM/Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Miami FL

Fellow, (FACR) American College of Radiology 2000
Fellow, (FAAP) American Academy of Pediatrics 1990

1997 Medical Student Research Scholarship RSNA
Editor's Recognition award Radiology/AJR/Radiographics numerous times
1989, 2000 Teacher of the Year

Publications (Last 3 years):
1. NIDCAP improves brain function and structure in preterm infants with severe intrauterine growth restriction. Als H, Duffy FH, McAnulty G Butler SC, Lightbody L, Kosta S, Weisenfeld NI, Robertson R, Parad RB, Ringer SA, Blickman, JG, Zurakowski D, Warfield SK. J. Perinatol 2012 Feb 2, doi:P 10 1038/jb 2011.201
2. ESPR uroradiology task force and ESUR paediatric working group: imaging recommendations in paediatric uroradiology, part IV: Minutes of the ESPR uroradiology task force mini-symposium on imaging in childhood renal hypertension and imaging of renal trauma in children. Riccabona M, Lobo ML, Papadopoulou F, Avni FE, Blickman JG, Dacher JN, Damasio B, Darge K, Ording-Muller LS, Viver PH, Willi U. Pediatr Radiol. 2011 July; 41 (7):939-44. Epub 2011 Jun 28
3. European Journal of Radiology, Editorial Blickman JG Eu J Radiol. 2011 Jan; 77 (1):1.
4. Hepatobiliary and pancreatic imaging in children-techniques and an overview of non-neoplastic disease entities. Nievelstein RA, Robben SG, Blickman JG Pediatr Radiol. 2011 Jan; 41(1):55-75 Epub 2010 Oct 22 Review.
5. Is the Newborn Individualized Developmental Care and Assessment Program (NIDCAP) effective for preterm infants with intrauterine growth restriction? Als H, Duffy FH, McAnulty GB, Fischer CB, Kosta S, Butler SC, Parad RB, Blickman JG, Zurakowski D, Ringer SA.
J. Perinatol. 2011 Feb;31(2):130-6. Epub 2010 Jul 22.

20 Additional publications 2009-2010

Awards & Honors (Local)

Teacher of the Year | Boston Medical Center 2000 - 2000
Teacher of the Year | Boston University School of Medicine 2000 - 2000
Medical Student Research Scholarship RSNA 1998 - 2003
Editor's Recognition Award | RadioGaphics 1994 - Present
Board Review Recognition Award | Boston University Medical Center | Boston, MA 1991 - 1991
Best Teacher Award | Boston City Hospital 1987 - 1987
Editor's Recognition Reward Radiology | 1994,1998,1999
Fellow ACR 2000

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 100 available »

2010 Jun
Veltman J, Mann RM, Meijer FJ, Heesakkers RA, Heufke M, Blickman JG, Boetes C. "The additional value of three time point color coding in dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI of the breast for inexperienced and experienced readers." European journal of radiology. 2010 Jun; 74(3):514-8. Epub 2009 May 12.
2010 Apr
Brink M, Deunk J, Dekker HM, Edwards MJ, Kool DR, van Vugt AB, van Kuijk C, Blickman JG. "Criteria for the selective use of chest computed tomography in blunt trauma patients." European radiology. 2010 Apr; 20(4):818-28. Epub 2009 Sep 17.
2010 Mar
Deunk J, Brink M, Dekker HM, Kool DR, Blickman JG, van Vugt AB, Edwards MJ. "Predictors for the selection of patients for abdominal CT after blunt trauma: a proposal for a diagnostic algorithm." Annals of surgery. 2010 Mar; 251(3):512-20.
2010 Mar
Blickman JG. "Ruminations from a European chairperson." Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR. 2010 Mar; 7(3):224-8.
2010 Feb
Deunk J, Poels TC, Brink M, Dekker HM, Kool DR, Blickman JG, van Vugt AB, Edwards MJ. "The clinical outcome of occult pulmonary contusion on multidetector-row computed tomography in blunt trauma patients." The Journal of trauma. 2010 Feb; 68(2):387-94.

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Imaging Sciences (SMD) - Primary
Professor - Department of Pediatrics (SMD)


Pediatric Radiology - American Board of Radiology
Diagnostic Radiology - American Board of Radiology


PhD | Radiology | Netherlands - Erasmus Universiteit, Rotterdam1991
MD | Medicine | Boston University Sch Medicine1978
BA | Chemistry | Coll of The Holy Cross1974

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Pediatric Radiology at Children's Hospital Boston07/01/1983 - 06/30/1985
Residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Beth Israel Hospital07/01/1979 - 06/30/1982
Internship at Pacific Medical Center07/01/1978 - 06/30/1979