Hongju Son, M.D.

Hongju Son, M.D.

Contact Information

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

Office: (585) 276- x5939
Administrative: (585) 275- x1425

Professional Bio

Dr. Son is Assistant professor in the Imagng Sciences at the University of Rochester Medical Center. She received her M.D. from the Medical College of Yonsei Unoversity in South Korea. She completed her radiology residency and fellowship in breast imaing at Yonsei University Medical Center in South Korea. She worked as a chief radiologist at Anyang Sam hospital in South Korea for one and half years. She also completed her surgery internship and nuclear medicine residency at Mountsinai medical center in NYC. At the University of Rochester Medical Center she has served as the attending in the Cardiothoracic imaging and Nuclear medicine section as well as Positron Emission Tomography center.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Travel grant award in poster presentation at Mid-Winter Society of Nuclear Medicine Meeting | Society of Nuclear Medicine 2012
Invited to New Exhibit Project and Presented "Benign and Malignant Breast and Axillary Lesions: F18 FDG PET/CT with Pathological | Radiological Society of Noth America 2012
2nd prize in 3rd Young Physician Colleague knowledge bowl at 56th Society of Nuclear Medicine annual meeting | Society of Nuclear Medicine 2009
Best intern of the year | Yonsei University Medical Center, 1992
Best pre-medical student | Yonsei University College of Science, 1987

Recent Journal Articles

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Kulatunge C; Son H. "journal of clinical nuclear medicine". False Positive 123I-metaiodobenzylguanidine (MIBG) Scintigraphy due to Multiple Focal Nodular Hyperplasia. 2013; .
Chadaz T; Son H; Hobbs KS. "journal oc clincal nuclear medicine". Chest wall sarcoma: F18 FDG PET/CT in a patient with Li-Fraumeni syndrome. 2013; .
Son H; Khan S; Rahaman J; Prasad M; Cameron K; Chuang L; Heiba S; Machac J; Kostakoglu L. "The Role of PET/CT imaging in Restaging of Ovarian Cancer." radiographics. 2011; 31(3): 569-583.
Son H; Heiba S; Kostakoglu L; Machac J. "Extraperitoneal Urine Leak after Renal Transplantation: The Role of Radionuclide Imaging and the Value of Accompanying SPECT/CT –A Case Report." BMC Med Imaging. 2010; 10(1): 23.
Son H; Kosiwattanarerk A; Prasad M; Chuang L; Rahaman J; Heiba S; Machac J; Kazanshansky K; Kostakoglu. "PET/CT Evaluation of Cervical Cancer: Spectrum of Disease." radiographics. 2010; 30(5): 1251-1268.


Nuclear Medicine - American Board of Nuclear Medicine


MD | Yonsei University College of Medicine1992

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Residency in Nuclear Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine07/01/2007 - 06/30/2010
Internship in General Surgery at Mount Sinai School of Medicine07/01/2006 - 06/30/2007
Fellowship at Yonsei University College of Medicine03/01/1997 - 02/28/1998
Residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Yonsei University College of Medicine03/01/1993 - 02/28/1997
Internship in Radiology at Yonsei University College of Medicine03/01/1992 - 02/28/1993