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Hongyun Zhu, MD, Nuclear Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System


Nuclear Medicine Los Angeles, CA

Assistant Professor, Radiology

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  • Office

    11301 Wilshire Boulevard
    GLA VHA Imaging Service – mail code 115
    Los Angeles, CA 90049
    Phone+1 310-478-3711
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Education & Training

  • Emory University School of Medicine
    Emory University School of MedicineResidency, Nuclear Medicine, 2006 - 2008
  • Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of MedicineResidency, Surgery, 2005 - 2006
  • Stanford Health Care
    Stanford Health CarePost-Doctoral Fellowship, Nuclear Medicine, Radiology, Radiation Oncology , 2001 - 2005
  • Suzhou Med Coll
    Suzhou Med CollClass of 1993

Certifications & Licensure

  • AZ State Medical License
    AZ State Medical License 2018 - 2023
  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2017 - 2023
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2008 - 2024
  • AR State Medical License
    AR State Medical License 2008 - 2023
  • American Board of Nuclear Medicine Nuclear Medicine
  • American Board of Radiology Diagnostic Radiology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Ranked among "Best Communications" (Oral/Poster) Annual Meeting, European Association Of Nuclear Medicine, 2007
  • Best Paper Southwestern Chapter Annual Meeting, Society of Nuclear Medicine, 2007

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • The strong but non-specific relationship between FDG uptake in the lower extremity veins and Venous Thromboembolism (VTE)  
    Zhu HJ, Hess S, Rubello D, Goris ML, Alavi A, Nucl Med Commun, 1/3/2016
  • Muscular Relapse in a Patient with Multiple Myeloma  
    Waheed S, Zhu HJ Barlogie B, etc, Journal of Clinical Oncology, 1/28/2014
  • The pivotal role of FDGPET/ CT in modern medicine  
    Hess S, Blomberg BA, Zhu HJ, Hoilund-Carlsen PF, Alavi A, Academic Radiology, 1/1/2014
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Books/Book Chapters


  • Hematological and biochemical factors affecting brain metabolism measured with 18FDG PET. A pilot study.
    Zhu HJ, Goris ML., Journal of Nuclear Medicine, 1/1/2011
  • Decreased cerebral FDG uptake in a population of patients with hematologic malignancy.
    Zhu HJ, Goris ML, European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, 1/1/2009
  • Analytical fusion imaging in SIR therapy.
    Goris ML Zhu HJ, Sze DY, European Journal of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging 35, 1/1/2008
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  • Molecular Imaging in Multiple Myeloma 
    Odense, Denmark - 1/11/2016
  • PET/CT in Melanoma 
    Hong Kong - 1/2/2016
  • Amyloid PET in Alzheimer's Disease 
    Hong Kong - 1/26/2015
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Other Languages

  • Chinese (Cantonese), Chinese (Mandarin)

Hospital Affiliations