Mohammad Helmy

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Clinical Professor, Radiological Sciences
School of Medicine
Chief of Body Imaging, Radiological Sciences
School of Medicine
Registered Physician Vascular Interpretation (RPVI)

Medical Director of Ultrasound/Abdominal Imaging, Radiological Sciences
School of Medicine
Director of Medical Student Education, Radiological Sciences
School of Medicine

M.D., University of California, Irvine
B.S., University of California, Irvine, Biological Sciences

Phone: (714) 456-6921
Email: mhelmy@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
101 The City Drive South, Rt. 140
Bldg. 56, Suite 300
Mail Code: 5005
Orange, CA 92868
Research Interests
Uroradiology, Abdominal Imaging, Ultrasound, Medical Education
Academic Distinctions
UC Irvine School of Medicine Education Dean's Scholar, 2018
UC Irvine Department of Radiology Teacher of the Year Award, 2018
UC Irvine Associated Medical Students Golden Apple Award for Clinical Teaching, 2018
UC Irvine School of Medicine Dean’s Clinical Teaching Award, 2018
Association of University Radiologists, Radiology Management Program, 2018
Top Doctors, International Association of Radiologists, 2018
Radiological Society of North America annual meeting Certificate of Merit, 2017
UC Irvine School of Medicine Dean’s Clinical Teaching Award, 2016
Academy for Innovation in Medical Education, 2013-2016
UC Irvine School of Medicine Dean’s Clinical Teaching Award, 2015
UC Irvine Department of Radiology Teacher of the Year Award, 2014
Department of Radiology Lifetime Achievement Award from Residents, 2012
Harvard School of Public Health Leadership Development Program, 2009
American Roentgen Ray Society Clinician Educator Development Program, 2008
UC Irvine Outstanding Resident Award in Radiological Sciences, 2007
RSNA Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award, 2006
American Roentgen Ray Society Introduction to Research Fellowship, 2005
Janssen Gastroenterology-Hepatology Scholar Award, 2005
UC Irvine Internal Medicine Resident Physician of the Year Award, 2003
Association of Pathology Chairs Honor Society, 2002
Merck Foundation Award, 2002
Eagle Eye Award in Radiological Sciences, 2002
Huntington Beach Silver Anchor Auxiliary Medical Scholarship, 2001
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 2001
Western Society for Medical Research Conference Excellence in Research, 2001
R. & J. Bryant Scholarship for Academic Excellence, 2000
F. Markoe Dugan, Jr., Memorial Award in Otolaryngology, 2000
Milton T. Kaplan Memorial Award in Microbiology, 2000
UC Irvine School of Medicine Dean’s Research Excellence Award, 2000
Distinguished Achievement Award in Pathology, 2000
American Society of Clinical Pathologists Award, 2000
Distinguished Achievement Award in Medical Physiology, 2000
Western Society for Medical Research Conference Excellence in Research, 2000
UC Irvine Dean’s Office Medical Research Fellowship, 1999
Margaret Erdt Scholarship for Academic Excellence, 1999
Grace B. Bell Award in Biochemistry, 1999
Donald E. Pinder Memorial Award in Anatomy, 1999
University of California Regents’ Scholarship, 1998
UC Irvine School of Biological Sciences Scholastic Honor Society, 1998
UC Irvine School of Biological Sciences Excellence in Research, 1998
Lawrence J. Mehlman Prize for Academic Excellence and Service, 1998
UC President’s Undergraduate Research Fellowship, 1997
American Heart Association Research Fellowship, 1996
Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, 1996
Golden Key National Honor Society Scholarship Award, 1995
Boy Scouts of America Young American Award, 1995
Irvine Memorial Scholarship, 1994
University of California Regents’ Scholarship, 1994
National Science Scholarship, United States White House, 1994
Publications
S Lotfipour, M Jason, VJ Liu, M Helmy, W Hoonpongsimanont, CE McCoy, B Chakravarthy. Latest considerations in diagnosis and treatment of appendicits during pregnancy. Clinical Practice and Cases in Emergency Medicine. 2(2):112-115, 2018.
 
W Hoonpongsimanont, AS Akeel, PK Sahota, S Lahham, M Helmy, S Lotfipour. Adult male with leg swelling after a fall two weeks prior. Clinical Practice and Cases in Emergency Medicine. 2(1):86-88, 2018.
 
J Andrusaitis, M Helmy, CE McCoy, W Hoonpongsimanont, B Chakravarthy, S Lotfipour. Submassive central saddle and extensive bilateral pulmonary embolism presenting as syncope treated with catheter-directed therapy. Clinical Practice and Cases in Emergency Medicine. 2(1):7-11, 2018.
 
S Lahham, K Bennett, M Helmy. Volvulus. Journal of Education & Teaching in Emergency Medicine. 2(3), 2017.
 
CT Sung, A Shetty, CO Menias, R Houshyar, S Chatterjee, TK Lee, P Tung, M Helmy, C Lall. Collision and composite tumors: radiologic and pathologic correlation. Abdominal Radiology. 42(12):2909-2926, 2017.
 
J Landman, JY Park, C Zhao, M Baker, M Hofmann, M Helmy, C Lall, M Bozoghlanian, Z Okhunov. Preoperative computed tomography assessment for perinephric fat invasion: comparison with pathological staging. Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography. 41(5):702-707, 2017.
 
YM Haidar, O Moshtaghi, A Mahmoodi, M Helmy, JA Goddard, WB Armstrong. The utility of in-office ultrasound in the diagnosis of parotid lesions. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 156(3):511-517, 2017.
 
L Spiegelman, M Helmy. Calcaneal fractures and Bohler’s angle. Journal of Education & Teaching in Emergency Medicine. 2(1), 2017.
 
M Bozoghlanian, C Lall, R Houshyar, M Helmy, ME Cody, P Bhargava, SC Goodwin. Duplex Doppler imaging of dialysis fistulae and grafts. Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology. 45(6):420-428, 2016.
 
P Iranpour, C Lall, R Houshyar, M Helmy, A Yang, JI Choi, G Ward, SC Goodwin. Altered Doppler flow patterns in cirrhosis patients: an overview. Ultrasonography. 35(1):3-12, 2016.
 
AH Lam, M Nayyar, M Helmy, R Houshyar, W Marfori, C Lall. Assessing the clinical utility of color Doppler ultrasound for ovarian torsion in the setting of a negative contrast-enhanced CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis. Abdominal Imaging. 40(8):3206-13, 2015.
 
SL Woldu, GR Thoreson, Z Okhunov, R Ghandour, MB Rothberg, HH Kim, M Bozoghlanian, JH Newhouse, M Helmy, KK Badani, J Landman, JA Cadeddu, JM McKiernan. Comparison of renal parenchymal volume preservation between partial nephrectomy, cryoablation, and radiofrequency ablation using 3D volume measurements. Journal of Endourology. 29(8):948-955, 2015.
 
JB Jia, C Green, AJ Cohen, M Helmy. CT and radiographic appearance of extracranial Onyx embolization. Clinical Radiology. 70(3):326-332, 2015.
 
C Green, M Helmy. Novel congenital iliac arterial anatomy: a case of absent common iliac arteries and left internal iliac artery. Journal of Radiology Case Reports. 9(3), 2015.
 
G Abedi, Z Okhunov, C Lall, K Babaian, M del Junco, M Helmy, J Landman. Comparison of radiation dose from conventional and triple-bolus computed tomography urography protocols in the diagnosis and management of patients with renal cortical neoplasms. Urology. 84(4):875-80, 2014.
 
Z Okhunov, M Helmy, AP Lanzac, A Menhadji, P Bucur, S Kolla, J Cho, K Osann, A Lusch, J Landman. Interobserver Reliability and Reproducibility of S.T.O.N.E. nephrolithometry for renal calculi. Journal of Endourology, 27(10):1303-1306, 2013.
 
JA Graversen, M Helmy, F Khan, A Kaplan, CS Abdelshehid, P Mucksavage, A Lusch, J Landman. Genitourinary Ultrasound. In: Beth Schrope. Surgical Ultrasound. McGraw-Hill, 2012.
 
L Allen, M Helmy. Proximal venous obstruction in lower extremity venous duplex. American College of Radiology, Case-in-point, 2010.
 
SH Wei, M Helmy, AJ Cohen. CT evaluation of placental abruption in pregnant trauma patients. Emergency Radiology. 16(5):365-73, 2009.
 
M Helmy, IY Ho, P Lizotte. Roles of Skeletal Scintigraphy and FDG PET in Evaluation of Bone Metastases in Breast Cancer. Seminars in Breast Disease. 9:142-145, 2006.
 
F Saremi, M Helmy, S Farzin, CS Zee, JL Go. MRI of Cranial Nerve Enhancement. AJR American Journal of Roentgenology. 185:1487-1497, 2005.
 
M Helmy, RV Yedavalli, AJ Cohen. Clinical and Imaging Features of a Case of Hemorrhagic Cholecystitis with Perforation. Journal of Investigative Medicine. 53:499, 2005.
 
JE Shriki, M Helmy, RV Yedavalli, AJ Cohen. Computed Tomography Features in Placental Abruption Following Trauma. Journal of Investigative Medicine. 53:218, 2005.
 
A Silver, M Helmy, RV Yedavalli, AJ Cohen. Inflammatory Pseudotumor of the Liver. Journal of Investigative Medicine. 53:266, 2005. Janssen Gastroenterology-Hepatology Scholar Award
 
SE Wilson, M Helmy, MD Taylor. Bacterial Diseases of the Skin. In: RE Rakel, ET Bope. Conn’s Current Therapy 2003. W.B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003.
 
BU Jones, M Helmy, M Brenner, DL Serna, J Williams, JC Chen, JC Milliken. Photodynamic Therapy For Patients with Advanced Non-Small Cell Carcinoma of the Lung. Clinical Lung Cancer. 3:37-41, 2001.
 
M Helmy, ME Cinat. Trauma Surgeons Managing Major Thoracic Injuries. Journal of Investigative Medicine. 49:48, 2001.
 
M Helmy, BU Jones, R Ha, F Ghosheh, JC Chen, M Brenner. Dynamic Hyperinflation in a Rabbit Model of Emphysema with Lung Volume Reduction Surgery. Journal of Investigative Medicine. 48:29, 2000.
 
M Helmy. Effects of the D1 Antagonist SCH23390 and the D2 Antagonist Eticlopride on Self-administration of the D1 Agonist SKF82958. The University of California Undergraduate Research Journal. 1:35-40, 1998.
 
M Helmy. Self-administration of the D1 Agonist SKF82958 is Blocked by a D1, not a D2, Antagonist. Journal of Undergraduate Research in the Biological Sciences. 28:419-430, 1998.
 
JA Del Rio, S Knoski, M Helmy, J Ma, R Varghese, L Stein, JD Belluzzi. Acquisition of Cocaine and Dopamine Agonist Self-administration in Naïve Rats. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts. 24:1483, 1998.
 
JA Del Rio, M Helmy, K Golshani, P Than, C Yam, S Knoski, J Ma, L Stein, JD Belluzzi. Dopamine D2 Agonist Self-administration: Blockade by D1 or D2 Receptor Antagonists. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts. 23:1104, 1997.
Grants
Evaluation of Dotarem®-enhanced MRA compared to time-of-flight MRA in the diagnosis of carotid and vertebral basilar arterial disease. DGD-44-049. Principal investigator. 2009-2010
Evaluation of Dotarem®-enhanced MRA compared to time-of-flight MRA in the diagnosis of renal arterial disease. DGD-44-047. Co-investigator. 2009-2010
Characterization of focal liver lesions with Sonovue®-enhanced ultrasound imaging: a phase III, intrapatient comparative study versus unenhanced ultrasound imaging using histology or combined imaging/clinical data as truth standard. BR1-130. Principal investigator. 2010-2012
Professional Societies
American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound
Los Angeles Radiological Society
American Roentgen Ray Society
Radiological Society of North America
American College of Radiology
Last updated
03/20/2019