Joseph, Usha A., M.D.
- (713) 566-5440
- (713) 566-4281
- Staff Assistant:
- Gina Hudson
- Assistant Professor
- LBJ Hospital
5656 Kelley Street
Houston, Texas 77026
- LBJ Hospital
No seminars at this time, check back soon
Dr. Joseph’s area of interest is PET imaging with the specific goals of developing a well-rounded depth of expertise in this area, both professionally and as a teacher.
Doctor of Medicine Stanley Medical College – Madras University, Madras, India
Internship: Queens Hospital Medical Center, Jamaica, New York; Senior House Surgeoncy,
Coimbatore Medical College, Coimbatore, India Junior House, (Similar to Rotating
Internship,) Stanley Medical College, Madras, India
Fellowship: Medical Oncology Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center. Kansas City,
1978 American Board of Nuclear Medicine
December 2007: Certification by the Certifying Board of Nuclear Cardiology
Inducted as Fellow of the American College of Nuclear Medicine on March 28, 2008.
Hinojosa D, Joseph UA, Wan DQ and Barron BJ. Inguinal Herniation of a Bladder
Diverticulum on PET/CT scan and associated complications. Clinical Imaging, Vol. 32, Issue 6, November-December 2008, p. 483-486.
18F-Fluorodeoxy glucose (FDG) uptake in nontraumatic bilateral adrenal hemorrhage secondary to heparin-associated thrombocytopenia syndrome (HATS)—a case report. Usha A. Joseph, Bruce J. Barron, and David Q. Wan. Clinical Imaging, Volume 31, Issue 2, March-April 2007, Pages 137-140. Full Text and Links
Joseph UA, Barron BJ, and Lamki LM. Rim Sign in Tc99m Sulphur Colloid Hepatic Scintigraphy. Clin Nucl Med. 2005, Apr;30(4):284-5.
Barron, B.J., Lamki, L.M., Mullani, N., Joseph, U., Ehret, E., and Fang, B.: Imaging in Oncologic Patients. Molecular Imaging and Biology 4(4), S47 Supplement 1, July/August 2002.
Lamki, L. M., Barron, B.J., Mullani, N., Joseph, U., Ehret, E. Delayed Additional PET Images Improve Lesion Detection Rate In Oncology Patients. Jour. Nuc. Med Abstract Book 4 3(5), 155P, No. 562, May 2002.
Barron, B.J., Nguyen, H., Lamki, L.M., Mullani, N., Joseph, U., Dilone, a., Ehret, E. Non-Coronary Cardiovascular Findings on Whole-Body Oncologic 18F-FDG PET Scans. Journ. Nuc. Med. Abstract Book 43(5), 187P, No. 773, May 2002.
Joseph UA, Jhingran SG, and McKechnie JC. Diffuse Pancreatic Ga-67 Uptake in Pancreatitis With Markedly Elevated Ca 19-9 Tumor Marker. Clinical Nuclear Medicine, Vol 21, 494-495, 1996.
Joseph UA, and Jhingran SG Inferior Vena Cava Obstruction and Diffuse Hepatic Uptake on Lower Extremity Radio Nuclide Venogram: Clinical Nuclear Medicine, Vol 20, pp 989-992, 1995.
Joseph UA, Jhingran SG, Olivero JJ. Scintigraphic Assessment of Pericardio-Peritoneal Window Patency: Relevance to Peritoneal Dialysis. Clinical Nuclear Medicine, Vol 20, 613-614, 1995.
Joseph UA, and Jhingran SG. Graves Disease and Concurrent Thyroid Carcinoma; The Importance of Thyroid Scintigraphy in Graves Disease. Clinical Nuclear Medicine, Vol 20, 416-418, 1995.
Rubenfeld S, Joseph UA, Schwartz MR, et al. Ectopic Thyroid in Right Carotid Triangle. Arch of Otolarynogol: Head and Neck Surgery, August, 1988, Vol 114, pp 913-915.
Joseph UA and Jhingran SG Technetium-99m Labeled RBC Imaging in Gastro-Intestinal Bleeding from Gastric Leiomyoma. Clinical Nuclear Medicine, January, 1988, Vol 13, pp 23-25.
Joseph UA, Jhingran SG. Technetium-99m Labeled Red Blood Cells in the Evaluation of Hemangiosarcoma. Clinical Nuclear Medicine, November, 1987, Vol 12, pp 845-847.
Haas CD, Joseph U, Belt RJ, et al. Phase 1 Evaluation of IMPY in a Twice Weekly Schedule: Cancer Treatment Reports May-June, 1981, Vol 65, Nos 5-6, pp 439-441.
Joseph, U, Hass CD, Fabian C, et al. A Phase I Clinical Trail of IMPY (Imidazole-Pyrazole, NSC 51143): American Society Clinical Oncology, May 1980, Abstract C96.
Belt RJ, Haas CD, Joseph U, et al. Phase I Study of Anguidine Administered Weekly, Cancer Treatment Reports, November-December, 1979. Vol 63, Nos 11-12, pp 1993-1995.
Joseph U, Jhingran SG, Johnson PC. Gallium 67 Imaging and Crohn’s diseasse (letter) – Journal Nuclear Medicine, August 20, 1979, No. 8, p p 903-904.
Barron B, Joseph U, Wan D.: Mysterious Radiopharmaceutical Localization: A Pictorial Interactive Exhibit. Accepted for computerized electronic presentation at the ARRS 2007 annual meeting, Orlando, FL, May 6-11, 2007.
Barron, B., Sawaf, M., McClain, K., Joseph, U., Wan, D., Utility of PET Scanning in the Pediatric population: A Pictorial Essay. Accepted as an Electronic Exhibit at ARRS 106th Annual Meeting, April 30 – May 5, 2006 in Vancouver, Canada.
Lamki, L.M., Barron, B.J., Mullani, N., Joseph, U., and Ehert, E.: Delayed Additional PET Improve Lesion Detection Rate in Oncology Patients. Presented at the 49th Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine in Los Angeles, CA. June, 2002.
Lamki, L.M., Barron, B.J., Mullani, N., Joseph, U., and Ehert, E.: Acquiring Additional Delayed Pet Images Improves Sensitivity and Specificity in Oncology Cases. World Federation of Nuclear Medicine and Biology Concress, Santiago, Chile, October 2002.
Lamki, L.M., Barron, B.J., Nguyen H., Mullani, N., Joseph, U., Ehert, E., Dilone, A.: Unusual Cardiovascular Findings on Total-Body F-18-FDG PET Scans in Oncology Patients. World Federation of Nuclear Medicine and Biology Congress, Santiago, Chile, October 2002.
Lamki, L.M., Barron, B.J., Mullani, N., Joseph, U., Ehret, E. Delayed Additional PET Images Improve Lesion Detection Rate in Oncology Patients. Accepted for oral presentation at the SNM 49th Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, CA. June 15–19-2002.
Barron, B.J., Nguyen, H., Lamki, L.M., Mullani, N., Joseph, A., Dilone, A., Ehret, E. Non-Coronary Cardiovascular Findings on Whole-Body Oncologic F-18-FDG PET Scans. Accepted for presentation at the SNM 49th Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, CA. June 15-19-2002.