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

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

Contact Information

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

Professional Bio

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.

Awards & Honors (Local)

The Shu-Ren Lin Award for Teaching | University of Rochester Medical Center 2014 - 2015
Rain Award for Research in Neuroradiology | University of Rochester Medical Center | Rochester, NY 2010

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 6 available »

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. Link
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. Link
2014 Oct
Hussain A, Utz MJ, Tian W, Liu X, Ekholm S. "Imaging and diseases of the ascending and descending pathways." Seminars in ultrasound, CT, and MR. 2014 Oct; 35(5):474-86. Epub 2014 Jun 25.
2012 May
Chawla S, Korones DN, Milano MT, Hussain A, Hussien AR, Muhs AG, Mangla M, Silberstein H, Ekholm S, Constine LS. "Spurious progression in pediatric brain tumors." Journal of neuro-oncology. 2012 May; 107(3):651-7. Epub 2012 Jan 12.

Current Appointments

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


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


Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degrees, M.B.Ch.B | Medicine | Al-Nahrain College of Medicine1998

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Neuroradiology at University of Rochester Medical Center01/20/2009 - 12/31/2010
Fellowship in Interventional Radiology at King Hussein Medical City05/01/2005 - 05/01/2006
Residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Jordan University of Science and Technology08/16/2000 - 06/30/2004
Internship at Al-Kadhymia Teaching Hospital07/01/1998 - 06/30/2000