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Michael Corwin, M.D. View profile as PDF

Michael  Corwin

Clinical Interests

Clinical interest in abdominal imaging and procedures with a focus on MRI of the abdomen.

Research interest in abdominal CT and MRI, specifically hepatobiliary MRI with novel contrast agents.


Assistant Professor of Radiology




Abdominal Imaging
Body MRI


M.D., Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, 2004
B.A., University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, 2000


Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA, 2005


Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI, 2009


Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, 2010

Board Certifications:

American Board of Radiology, 2009

Professional Memberships:


Select Recent Publications:

Corwin MT, Lamba R, Wilson M, McGahan JP. Renal Cell Carcinoma Metastases to the Pancreas: Value of Arterial Phase Imaging at MDCT. Acta Radiologica 2013; 54:349-354.

Corwin MT, Lamba R, McGahan JP. Functional MR Cholangiography of the cystic duct and sphincter of Oddi using Gadoxetate disodium: Is a 30 minute delay long enough? J Magn Reson Imaging, 2013; 37:993-998.

Corwin MT, Smith AJ, Karam AR, Sheiman RG. Incidentally Detected Misty Mesentery on CT: Risk of Malignancy Correlates With Mesenteric Lymph Node Size. J Comput Assist Tomogr 2012;36: 26-29

Corwin MT, Karam AR, Baker SP, Kim YH. Determination of cystic duct patency using hepatobiliary MRI with gadoxetate disodium: Is T1 precontrast imaging necessary? J Magn Reson Imaging. 2011 Oct 27

Corwin MT, Siewert B, Sheiman RG, Kane, RK. Incidentally Detected Gallbladder Polyps: Is Follow-up Necessary? - Long-term Clinical and US Analysis of 346 Patients. Radiology 2011; 258(1):277-282.

Corwin MT, Donohoo JH, Partridge R, Egglin TK, Mayo-Smith WW. Do Emergency Physicians Use Serum d-Dimer Effectively to Determine the Need for CT When Evaluating Patients for Pulmonary Embolism? Review of 5,344 Consecutive Patients. Am. J. Roentgenol 2009; 192:1319-1323.

Hata JA, Petrofski JA, Schroder JN, Williams ML, Timberlake SH, Pippen A, Corwin MT, Solan AK, Jakoi A, Gehrig TR, Kontos CD, Milano CA. Modulation of phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase signaling reduces intimal hyperplasia in aortocoronary saphenous vein grafts. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2005; 129(6):1405-13.

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