Kenneth Spicer, MD

Kenneth Spicer, MD

Radiology Charleston, SC

Professor Radiology

Office Address

  • 25 Courtenay Dr., Charleston SC
    Dept Rad MSC 226
    Charleston, SC 29425
    Phone: (843) 876-4217
    Fax: (843) 876-3039

Kenneth Spicer, MD

Radiology Charleston, SC

Professor Radiology

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Radiology: Nuclear Medicine, Nuclear Radiology

Education & Training

  • National Institutes of Health Clinical CenterNational Institutes of Health Clinical Center
  • Medical University of South CarolinaMedical University of South Carolina
  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • Medical University of South CarolinaMedical University of South Carolina
  • Medical University of South Carolina College of MedicineMedical University of South Carolina College of Medicine
  • Medical College of GA
  • Lehigh University
  • Ursinus College

Certifications & Licensure

  • SC State Medical LicenseSC State Medical License1979 - 2015
  • American Board of RadiologyDiagnostic Radiology
  • American Board of Nuclear MedicineNuclear Medicine

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Exceptional Manuscript ReviewerJournal of American College of Radiology, 2005
    • American Board of RadiologyPanel Chairman, Louisville, KY, 2005
    • Plenum Lecture37th Polish Congress of Radiology, 2004

    Clinical Trials

    Publications & Presentations


    Journal Articles

    • A Simplified Assay for Hemoglobin in Diabetic Patients by Use of Isoelectric Focussing and Quantitative Microdensitometry.  Spicer KM, Allen RC and Buse MG, Diabetes
    • Synthesis of Hemoglobin A1c and Related Minor Hemoglobins by Erythrocytes.  Spicer KM, Buse MG, and Allen RC, J Clin Invest
    • Radionuclide Cinepneumography: Flow-Volume Imaging of the Respiratory Cycle.  Line BR, Cooper J, Spicer KM, et al, J Nucl Med

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Cardiovascular Imaging.  
      Spicer KM
      Editors: .SEC-SNM Publishing, Cincinnati, OH
    • Practical Digital Imaging and PACS. Chapter: The Radiologist’s Workbench - Critical Features for Image Review and Reporting 
      Spicer KM, Samei E
      Editors: Seibert, Filipow, Andriole.
    • Electrofocus. Chapter: Hemoglobin A1c: Simplified Measurement and Synthesis In Vitro Page 143 - 168
      Spicer KM
      Editors: Haglund H, Westerfeld JG, and Ball JT.Elsevier/North Holland


    • Visualization of Malignant Ascites with 99mTc-Methylene Diphosphonate. Gordon L, Holland RD, Cooper JF, Schabel SI, Spicer KM, 19th Meeting, SE Chapter, Society of Nuclear Medicine, Nashville, TN
    • What might PET imaging of amyloid with Florpiramine F 18 tell us about subjects with mild cognitive impairment? K., Skovronsky D, Society of Nuclear Medicine Annual Meeting, Toronto Canada
    • The Long-Term Cardiac Effects of Radiotherapy in Patients Treated for Hodgkin’s Disease. Applefeld MM, Spicer KM, and Slawson RG, 5th International Symposium for Hodgkin’s Disease, San Francisco, CA


    • Monitoring Brain Redox State and Treatment response in Mitochondrial Disease by Tc99M-HMPAO SPECT Imaging. Journal of Nuclear Medicine
    • Inhibition of Physiologic Myocardial FDG Uptake in Normal Rodents: Comparison of Four Pre-scan Preparation Protocols. Journal of Molecular Imaging
    • Pharmacologic Stress Perfusion as a Predictor of Coronary Artery Stenosis: A Multicenter Cardiac MRI Study. European Journal of Cardiology


    • Open-Label Dose Confirmation and Dosimetry of Intersstitial 131 I-chTNT-1/B MAb (Cotara) for the Treatment of Recurrent Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM). Shaprio Wr, Shen S, Lusting R, Judy J, Patel Sj, Spicer Km, Lai J, Shand Js
    • PET Imaging of amyloid with Florpiramine F 18 (F-AV-45). Sperling R., Johnson K., Pontecorvo MJ., Safirstein B., Farmer M., Holub R., Korn, R., Spicer K., Doraiswamy P., Reiman E., Joshi A., Saha K., Flitter M., Clark CM., ...
    • Thyroid, Papillary Carcinoma, Early. eMedicine from WedMD. Lentsch EJ., Gillespie M., Goddard JC., Spicer KM., et al
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