Bonfante-Mejia, Eliana E., M.D.

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Faculty, Neuroradiology (Head, Neck & Spine).
UPDATED ON:
January 23rd, 2014


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Faculty Biography
Eliana E. Bonfante-Mejia, M.D.

Eliana E. Bonfante-Mejia, M.D.

Phone:
(713) 704-1704
Fax:
(713) 704-1715
Email:
Eliana.E.Bonfante.Mejia@uth.tmc.edu
Program Manager:
Kimberley Storrs
  • Title(s)
    • Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Location(s)
    • The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
      6431 Fannin Street, MSB 2.130B
      Houston, Texas 77030

Education

1986 – 1991
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
Facultad de Medicina
Doctor in Medicine and Surgery
Bogota, Columbia

Postgraduate Training

Residency
1993-1997
Radiology
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
Hospital Universitario de San Ignacio
Bogota, Columbia
Visiting Fellowship
January – June, 1997
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL
Fellowship
2003-2005
Neuroradiology
University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Houston, TX

Professional Focus

My professional focus is teaching radiology residents and students the different neuroimaging modalities while providing support to the neurology and neurosurgery departments.

Board Certifications

04/25/2003
ECFMG Certificate #0-640-938-7
11/06/2007
American Board of Radiology
Diagnostic Radiology
11/2009
American Board of Radiology
Neuroradiology CAQ

Honors and Awards

2010
Magna Cum Laude Award
"What Is Going on in That Posterior Fossa? The Tale of the Development of the Posterior Fossa."
RF Riascos, J Lazor, E Bonfante, MC Caldas Vasquez, SP Jadhav, LE Swischuk
Education Exhibit 96th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting RSNA, Chicago
June 2011
Cum laude Award
"Troubleshooting Stroke Mimics and ConcealedStrokes: The Neurologist and the Neuroradiologist’s Perspective"
Electronic Exhibit
49th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology
Seattle WA

Peer & Non-Peer Reviewed Journals

March 2012
Supsupin, EP, Choi, JM, Bonfante‐Mejia EE, Sitton, CW, Hochhauser, L: Bilateral Absence of the Common Carotid Arteries with Separate Origins of the Internal and External Carotid Arteries Detected by CT Angiography: Case Report. Neurographics, 2:1, pp. 44‐46(3).
March 2013
Bonfante EE, Koenig MK, Supsupin EP, Riascos R: The Many Guises of Mitochondrial Disease. Neurographics, 3:1, pp. 2-10(9).
2013
Parikh NA, He L, Bonfante‐Mejia E, Hochhauser L, Wilder PE, Burson K, Kaur S: Automatically Quantified Diffuse Excessive High Signal Intensity on MRI Predicts Cognitive Development in Preterm Infants. Pediatric Neurology, Dec;49(6):424‐30. PMID: 24138952

Book Chapters & Books

Book chapter: Introduction to Diagnostic Radiology
Elsayes, KM, Oldham, SA, Bonfante, E., McGraw-Hill Professional, August 2014.
RadCases Neuro Imaging
Riascos R, Bonfante E:, Thieme Publishers, November, 2010.
Book chapter: Linfadenopatia de cuello
Riascos R, Bonfante E., Cabeza y Cuello CIR. Medellin Colombia

Scientific/Education Exhibits

May 15-20, 2010
Supsupin EP, Kim HJ, Sitton, CW, Bonfante EE, Criden M, Hochhauser L: Acute Traumatic Eye Injuries: Imaging and Ophthalmologic Correlation. Electronic Scientific Exhibit at the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) 48th Annual Meeeting, Boston, Massachusetts.
May 15‐20, 2010
Mallery M, Supsupin E, Bonfante E, Sitton CW: Fluoroscopic‐Guided Lumbar Puncture and Blood Patch: 5‐year Experience in a Single Institution. Electronic Scientific Exhibit at the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) 48th Annual Meeeting, Boston, Massachusetts.
2010
Supsupin EP, Jr., Davis AN, Bonfante‐Mejia EE, Choi JM, Pearlman M, Sitton CW, Hochhauser L: Pediatric white matter: Imaging Pearls. Neurographics (ASNR on‐line), Vol. 8, Issue 4, 2009. How to Tackle a Corpus Callosal Lesion? A Case‐based Approach. Ravi Bodiwala, M.D. and Eliana Bonfante‐Mejia, M.D. Electronic Exhibit. 96th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting RSNA, Chicago Il
2010
Riascos RF, Lazor J, Bonfante E, Caldas Vasquez MC, Jadhav SP, Swischuk LE: What Is Going on in That Posterior Fossa? The Tale of the Development of the Posterior Fossa. Education Exhibit. 96th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting RSNA, Chicago, Ilinois. Magna Cum Laude Award.
May, 2010
Surratt JK, Bonfante EE, Supsupin EP, Esquenazi Y, Riascos R, Useche N: Postoperative appearance of decompressive craniectomy and cranioplasty: What the neurosurgeon needs to know. Electronic Exhibit at 48th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology, Boston MA.
May, 2010
Kim HJ, Sitton CW, Bonfante EE, Criden M, Hochhauser L, Supsupin, EP: Acute Traumatic Eye Injuries: Imaging and Ophthalmologic Correlation. Electronic Exhibit. ASHNR 44thAnnual Meeting, October 6‐10, 2010 in Houston, Texas and at 48th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology, Boston MA.
June 2011
Riascos R, Colen R, Rojas R, Gonzalez J, Bonfante E: Pseudoresponse and Pseudoprogression: What Is This All About? Electronic Exhibit. 49th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology, Seattle WA.
June 4-9, 2011
Supsupin E, Bonfante-Mejia E, Choi J, Sitton C, Hochhauser L: Bilateral absence of the common carotid arteries with separate origins of the internal and external carotid arteries detected by CT angiography: case report. ASNR Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington.
June 2011
Troubleshooting Stroke Mimics and Concealed Strokes: The Neurologist and the Neuroradiologist's Perspective. Electronic exhibit. 49th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology, Seattle WA, Cum laude Award.
April, 2012
Bonfante EE, Koenig MK, Supsupin EP, Riascos R: The Many Disguises of Mitochondrial Disease. Electronic Exhibit. 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society Of Neuroradiology, New York City, NY.
April 14-19, 2013
Bonfante EE, Friedman E, Supsupin E: The External Carotid Artery and its Branches: Going Beyond the Mnemonics. Electronic Exhibit. 113th Annual Meeting of the American Rotegen Ray Society, Washington, DC.

Educational Exhibits

2/28-3/2/2014
Bonfante, E.: Trauma of the Thoracolumbar Spine. Presented at the Texas Radiological Society's 101st Annual Meeting, Friday-Sunday, Legacy Marriott Hotel, Plano, Texas. 300 CME attendees.

Subspeciality Interests

Mitochondrial disease
Pediatric neuroimaging
Stroke