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Ali H. Hussain, M.B.Ch.B.

Imaging Sciences

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Appointment: (585) 276-3000

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Professional Background

Dr. Hussain, is a board certified radiologist with subspecialty training in Neuro imaging. He is an Assistant professor in the Imaging Sciences at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He received his M.D. from Saddam college of Medicine, Baghdad, Iraq in 1998. He completed his radiology residency in Jordan University Hospital, Amman in 2004. He joined the Royal College of Radiologists, London, UK in 2005.
After that, he did one year fellowship training in interventional radiology in King Hussein medical center, Amman Jordan. He worked as an attending radiologist at King Hussein Cancer Center in Amman, Jordan for Two Years before starting his Two year subspecialty training in Neuroradiology at the University of Rochester Medical center.
In 2011, he joined the imaging Science Department as an Assistant Professor with particular interest in Diagnostic Neuroradiology including the advanced MR techniques.



  • Diagnostic Radiology - American Board of Radiology
  • Neuroradiology - American Board of Radiology


Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degrees, M.B.Ch.B | Al-Nahrain College of Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

01/20/2009 - 12/31/2010
Fellowship in Neuroradiology at University of Rochester Medical Center

05/01/2005 - 05/01/2006
Fellowship in Interventional Radiology at King Hussein Medical City

08/16/2000 - 06/30/2004
Residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Jordan University of Science and Technology

07/01/1998 - 06/30/2000
Internship in at Al-Kadhymia Teaching Hospital

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2014 - 2015
The Shu-Ren Lin Award for Teaching
Sponsor: University of Rochester Medical Center

Rain Award for Research in Neuroradiology
Sponsor: University of Rochester Medical Center
Location: Rochester, NY


Journal Articles

Wychowski, Thomas; Hussain, Ali; Tivarus, Madalina E; Birbeck, Gretchen L; Berg, Michel J; Potchen, Michael. "Qualitative analysis of double inversion recovery MRI in drug-resistant epilepsy". Epilepsy Research. 2016; 177: 195-199.

Teghipco, A; Hussain, A; Tivarus, M E. "Disrupted Functional Connectivity Affects Resting State Based Language lateralization". Neuroimage Clin. 2016; .

Akshya Gupta, Mahlon Johnson, Ali Hussain. "Pineal Gland Lymphoma: Case Report and Literature Review". Journal of Clinical Imaging Science. 2015; 5.