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

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 784-2985

Administrative: (585) 273-1971

Fax: (585) 276-2851

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments


Professional Background


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



  • Pediatric Radiology - American Board of Radiology


BA | Coll of The Holy Cross

MD | Boston University Sch Medicine

PhD | Netherlands - Erasmus Universiteit, Rotterdam

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1983 - 06/30/1985
Fellowship in Pediatric Radiology at Children's Hospital Boston - Harvard University

07/01/1979 - 06/30/1982
Residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

07/01/1978 - 06/30/1979
Internship in at Pacific Medical Center

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2015 Berdon Award (Best clinical research paper)
Sponsor: SPR (Society For Pediatric Radiology)

2000 - 2000
Teacher of the Year
Location: Boston Medical Center

2000 - 2000
Teacher of the Year
Location: Boston University School of Medicine

1998 - 2003
Medical Student Research Scholarship RSNA

1994 - Present
Editor's Recognition Award
Sponsor: RadioGaphics

1991 - 1991
Board Review Recognition Award
Sponsor: Boston University Medical Center
Location: Boston, MA

1987 - 1987
Best Teacher Award
Location: Boston City Hospital

Editor's Recognition Reward Radiology
Location: 1994,1998,1999

Fellow ACR 2000

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Journal Articles

"Parathyroid scintigraphy in renal hyperparathyroidism: the added diagnostic value of SPECT and SPECT/CT." Clinical nuclear medicine.. 2013 Aug 0; 38(8):630-5.

Maffione AM, Rampin L, Blickman JG, Rubello D. "Invited editorial: Response to therapy assessment of colorectal liver metastasis." European journal of radiology.. 2013 Jun 0; 82(6):903-4. Epub 2013 Mar 18.

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. "NIDCAP improves brain function and structure in preterm infants with severe intrauterine growth restriction." Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association.. 2012 Oct 0; 32(10):797-803. Epub 2012 Feb 02.

Books & Chapters

Book Title: Requisites in Radiology, Pediatric Radiology
Author List: Blickman, J.G
Edited By: Thrall, J., Parker, B., Barnes, P
Published By: Mosby Year Book 2009 in Baltimore

Book Title: Pediatric Radiology: Case Review
Author List: Blickman, J.G.
Published By: Elsevier 2005

Book Title: Imaging Children, The urinary tract: Renal disease and renal failure
Author List: Feitz W.F.J., Cornelissen E.A.M., Blickman J.G.
Published By: Elsevier 2005