Marvin Nelson, MD, Radiology, Hollywood, CA, Children's Hospital Los Angeles


Radiology Hollywood, CA

Neuroradiology, Pediatric Radiology

Professor, Radiology, USC School of Medicine

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Education & Training

  • University of Southern California
    University of Southern CaliforniaOTHER_TRAINING
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
    McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern UniversityRESIDENCY
  • National Hospital for Nervous Disease, Queen SquareOTHER_TRAINING
  • Loma Linda University
    Loma Linda UniversityRESIDENCY
  • Loma Linda University
    Loma Linda UniversityINTERNSHIP
  • Loma Linda University School of Medicine
    Loma Linda University School of MedicineMEDICAL_SCHOOL
  • Loma Linda UniversityOTHER_TRAINING

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2015 - 2017
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 1986 - 1987
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1979 - 2021
  • American Board of Radiology Diagnostic Radiology
  • American Board of Radiology Neuroradiology
  • American Board of Radiology Pediatric Radiology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Gold Medal American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology, 2011
  • Best Original Paper Presented 1997
  • Elected Fellow American College of Radiology, 1996
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Cognitive functioning, neurologic status and brain imaging in classical galactomsemia.  
    Kaufman, FR, McBride-Chang, C, Manis, FR, Wolff, JA, Nelson, Jr, MD, Eur J Pediatr 154(7Suppl 2):S2-S5
  • Brain infarction in children with diabetic ketoacidosis.  
    Roe, TF, Crawford, TO, Huff, KR, Costin, G, Kaufman, FR, Nelson, Jr, MD, J Diabetes Complications Apr;10(2):100-108
  • Usefulness of (18F) Fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography in pediatric epilepsy surgery.  
    Snead III, OC, Chen, LS, Mitchell, WG, Kongelbech, S, Raffel, C, Gilles, FH, Nelson, Jr, MD, Pediatric Neurology Feb;14(2):98-107
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Real time ultrasonography of spinal cord pulsations in the evaluation of cord tethering in repaired myelomeningocele.
    Nelson, Jr, MD, Naidich, T, McLone, D, Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology, New York, New York
  • Three dimensional computed tomography of the pediatric skull.
    Stanley, P, Nelson, Jr, MD, Harris, J, Koh, M, Gillespie, T, European Society of Pediatric Radiology., Montreauz, Switzerland
  • Pitfalls in the neuroradiology assessment of spinal cord enlargement.
    Cohen, R, Zee, C, Segall, H, Ahmadi, J, Banks, W, Nelson, Jr, MD, 26th Annual ASNR Meeting, Chicago, Illinois
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  • Ultrasound of the Neonatal Spine. 
    Nelson, Jr, MD., CHLA Alumni News, Winter

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