Friedman, Elliott, M.D.

Faculty, Neuroradiology (Head, Neck & Spine).
January 24th, 2014


Faculty Biography
Elliott Friedman, M.D.

Elliott Friedman, M.D.

(713) 704-1704
(713) 704-1715
Program Manager:
Kimberley Storrs
  • Title(s)
    • Assistant Professor
  • Location(s)
    • The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
      6431 Fannin Street, MSB 2.130B
      Houston, Texas 77030


B.A., Biology, Cum Laude
Minor, Business Administration
The University of Texas
Austin, Texas
Medical Degree
Tulane University School of Medicine
Alpha Omega Alpha
New Orleans, Louisiana

Postgraduate Training

Transitional Internship
2003 – 2004
Department of Family and Community Medicine
Tulane University Health Sciences Center
New Orleans, Louisiana
2004 – 2008
Diagnostic Radiology
The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Co-Chief Resident
Houston, Texas
2008 – 2009
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Board Certification

June, 2008
Diagnostic Radiology
American Board of Radiology
November, 2010
Neuroradiology CAQ

Honors and Awards

Phi Beta Kappa
Arnold Gold Resident Excellence in Teaching Award
Summa Cum Laude Presentation Award
American Society of Neuroradiologist Convention
2010, 2011, 2012
Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award
April 30 – May 1, 2011
American Roentgen Ray Society
ARRS Clinical Education Development Program (CEDP) Awarded $1,000 as a CEDP Nominee
Attended the Item – Writing Workshop & Education, Business and Practice Management Seminar

Peer & Non-Peer Reviewed Journals

Epilepsy Imaging in Adults: Getting it Right
Friedman E., AJR 2014; 203:1093‐1103. Doi:10.2214/AJR.13.12035.
Analysis of gene expression with cDNA microarrays in rat Brain after 7 and 42 days of oral lithium administration.
Bosetti F, Seemann R, Bell J, Zahorchak R, Friedman E, Rapoport SI, and Manickam P: Brain Research Bulletin 2002; 57: 205-209. PMID:11849827.
Innominate Artery Compression of the Trachea: An Unusual Cause of Apnea in a 12-Year-Old Boy
Friedman E, Kennedy, A and Neitzschman HR, Southern Medical Journal 2003; 96: 1161-1164. PMID: 14632371.
Radiology case of the month. Raccoon eyes and abdominal distention
Friedman E, Dowling A, Neitzschman HR, Neuroblastoma. J LA State Med School 2003 Mar‐Apr; 155(2):75-6. No abstract available. PMID: 12778988.
Imaging of Pediatric Neck Masses
Friedman E, John SD. Radiol Clin N Am2011, 49:617-632. PMID: 21807165.
Beyond mesial temporal sclerosis: optimizing MRI evaluation in focal epilepsy
Friedman E and Tandon N, Neurographics 2013, Vol. 3, No. 2, 60-69(10).
Pitfalls in the staging of cancer of the major salivary gland neuroplasms
Friedman E, Saindane AM: . Neuroimaging Clin N Am2013 Feb;23(1):107-22. Doi: 10.106/j.nic.2012.08.009. Review. PMID: 23199664.
Esquenazi Y, Kalamangalam GP, Slater JD, Knowlton RC, Friedman ER, Morris SA, Shetty A, Gowda A, Tandon N., Res. 2014 Mar;108(3)547‐54. Doi: 10.1016/jeplepsyres.2014.01.009. Epub 2014 Jan 30. PMID: 24518890

Book Chapters & Books

Chapter 7: Urinary Tract Injuries in Urogenital Imaging: A Problem-oriented Approach
Friedman E, SM Goldman, and T Shu, Sameh Morcos and Henrik Thomsen, editors. 2009, Wiley-Blackwell, West Sussex, pp. 121-147.
Chapter 30: Pediatric Airway Disease, in Head and Neck Imaging 5th ed., Volume 2
Friedman E, Robson CD and Hudgins PA, by Peter M Som and Hugh D Curtin, 2011, pp 1811-1903.

Scientific Exhibits

June 6–9, 2011
Friedman E and Tandon N: Beyond Mesial Temporal Sclerosis: Findings in Normal MR Imaging of the Brain in Patients with Epilepsy. Presented at the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) 49th Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington.
Friedman E, Fakhri S, Patino MO: It's Not Just Another Nasal Mass. Presented at the American Society of Head and Neck Radiology, Miami Beach, FL.

Educational Exhibits

October 6-11, 2009
Friedman E, Corey A, Mattox D, and Hudgins PA: Pulsatile Tinnitus: Evaluation with CT Arteriography and Venography. Presented at the American Society of Head and Neck Radiology Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.
June 6 – 9, 2011
Friedman E, Fakhri S, Patino, MO: Nasal Masses. Presented at the American Society of Neuroradiology 49th Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington.
October 3-7, 2012
Friedman E, Fakhri S, Patino, MO: It's NOT Just Another Nasal Mass. Scientific Exhibit at the American Society of Head & Neck Radiology, Miami Beach, Florida.
April 14-19, 2013
Friedman E: Epilepsy Imaging: Getting it Right. Electronic Exhibit presented at the American Roentgen Ray Society Meeting, Washington, DC.
April 14-19, 2013
Bonfante EE, Friedman E, Supsupin E: The External Carotid Artery and its Branches: Going Beyond the Mnemonics. Electronic Exhibit presented at the 113th Annual Meeting of the American Rotegen Ray Society, Washington, DC.
April 23-26, 2012
Friedman E and Tandon N: Encephaloceles of the Middle Cranial Fossa in Temporal Lobe Epilepsy: Radiologic/Pathologic Considerations. Electronic Education Exhibit at the American Society of Neuroradiology 50th Annual Meeting, New York, NY.