Ghaneh Fananapazir, M.D.

  1. Radiologist

Departments

Specialty Groups

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

English

Ghaneh Fananapazir, M.D., is a radiologist with specialization in abdominal radiology. His clinical focus includes:

  • Nonvascular interventional procedures
  • Advanced ultrasound, CT, and MRI techniques
  • Abdominal organ transplantation (kidney, liver, pancreas)
  • Vascular imaging
  • Quality improvement

In addition to his clinical duties, Dr. Fananapazir is passionate about medical education and research, particularly relating to kidney transplantation and has authored textbooks and peer-reviewed research in highly impactful medical journals.

  • Kidney transplantation
  • Liver transplantation
  • Liver disease
  • Kidney disease
  • Interventional procedures
  1. 2013
    FellowAbdominal Section, Department of Radiology, Duke University Hospital
  2. 2012
    ResidentDepartment of Radiology, Georgetown University Hospital
  3. 2011
    Chief ResidentDepartment of Radiology, Georgetown University Hospital, Georgetown University
  4. 2008
    InternGeorgetown University Hospital
  5. 2007
    MDUniversity of Maryland School of Medicine
  6. 2000
    BS - PsychologyVanderbilt University

Certifications

  1. 2012
    RadiologyAmerican Board of Radiology

Awards and honors

  1. 2021
    FellowSociety of Abdominal Radiology
  2. 2020
    Patient Safety Innovation Award: Paracentesis ClinicDepartment of Radiology, University of California Davis
  3. 2020
    Young Investigator AwardSociety of Radiologists in Ultrasound
  4. 2020
    Top Doctors AwardSacramento Magazine
  5. 2019
    "Don't Let This Happen to You" First Place AwardSociety of Body Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance (SCBTMR)
  6. 2019
    FellowSociety for Advanced Body Imaging (Formerly SCBT-MR)
  7. 2019
    FellowSociety of Radiologists in Ultrasound
  8. 2018
    Distinguished ReviewerAbdominal Radiology
  9. 2015
    Roscoe E. Miller Best Paper AwardSociety of Abdominal Radiology
  10. 2013
    Junior Faculty Radiology Teaching Excellence AwardDepartment of Radiology, University of California Davis
  11. 2013
    Magna Cum Laude Merit Award for Oral PresentationInternational Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
  12. 2012
    String of Pearls Award WinnerGeorgetown University Hospital, Georgetown University
  13. 2011
    Chief ResidentDepartment of Radiology, Georgetown University Hospital, Georgetown University
  14. 2011
    String of Pearls Award WinnerGeorgetown University Hospital, Georgetown University
  15. 2010
    String of Pearls Award WinnerGeorgetown University Hospital, Georgetown University
  16. 2009
    String of Pearls Award WinnerGeorgetown University Hospital, Georgetown University
  17. 2006
    Alpha Omega Alpha ElectedUniversity of Maryland School of Medicine
  18. 2006
    Humanism in Medicine AwardUniversity of Maryland School of Medicine
  19. 2000
    First Place Images of Women Essay Competition, Vanderbilt University
  20. 2000
    Magna Cum LaudeVanderbilt University
  21. 1997
    College Scholars ProgramVanderbilt University
  22. 1997
    Honors ProgramVanderbilt University
  23. 1997
    Elected to freshman honor societyPhi Eta Sigma, Vanderbilt University

Professional memberships

  1. 2021 - present
    MemberScientific Program Committee, Society of Abdominal Radiology (SAR)
  2. 2021 - present
    FellowSociety of Abdominal Radiology (SAR)
  3. 2021 - present
    FellowSociety of Radiologists in Ultrasound
  4. 2020 - present
    FellowSociety for Advanced Body Imaging (SABI)
  5. 2019 - 2021
    MemberTransplantation Chair Search Committee, University of California Davis
  6. 2019 - 2021
    MemberClinical Research Advisory Committee, University of California Davis
  7. 2019 - 2021
    MemberInterventional Radiology Search Committee, Department of Radiology, University of California Davis
  8. 2019 - 2021
    MemberAbdominal Radiology Search Committee, Department of Radiology, University of California Davis
  9. 2019 - present
    DirectorUltrasound, University of California Davis Medical Center
  10. 2019 - present
    ChairCross-Sectional Interventional Committee, Society of Abdominal Radiology (SAR)
  11. 2019 - present
    MemberScientific Committee, Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound
  12. 2019 - present
    MemberBy-Laws Committee, Society for Advanced Body Imaging (SABI)
  13. 2019 - present
    MemberProgram Committee, Society for Advanced Body Imaging (SABI)
  14. 2019 - present
    MemberScientific Committee, Society for Advanced Body Imaging (SABI)
  15. 2018 - 2020
    MemberEarly Career Committee, Society of Abdominal Radiology (SAR)
  16. 2017 - present
    ChiefAbdominal Cross-Sectional Interventional Services, University of California Davis Medical Center
  17. 2015 - 2016
    MemberResidency Application Selection Committee, Department of Radiology, University of California Davis School of Medicine
  18. 2015
    MemberFaculty forward Engagement Survey Workgroup, University of California Davis School of Medicine
  19. 2015
    MemberTransplant Nephrologist Ad Hoc Search Committee, University of California Davis Health System
  20. 2015
    MemberPediatric Radiologist Ad Hoc Search Committee, Department of Radiology, University of California Davis Health System
  21. 2014 - 2016
    MemberDepartment of Radiology, University of California Davis School of Medicine
  22. 2014 - 2015
    MemberOB/GYN Women's Imaging Education Exhibits Awards Committee (EEAC), Radiological Society of North America
  23. 2014 - present
    MemberTransplant CQI Committee, Department of Transplant Surgery, University of California Davis Health System
  24. 2014 - present
    MemberRenal/Pancreas Transplant Programmatic CQI Subcommittee, Medical Staff Administration, University of California Davis Medical Center
  25. 2009 - 2012
    MemberAdmissions Committee, Department of Radiology, Georgetown University Hospital
  26. 2007 - present
    MemberAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.