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David S. Karimeddini, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Radiology
Clinical Director of Nuclear Medicine
Academic Office Location:
Diagnostic Imaging and Therapeutics
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-2905
Phone: 860-679-3663
Fax: 860-679-2164
Website(s):

Diagnostic Imaging and Therapeutics

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Dr. David Karimeddini is an assistant professor and section head of nuclear medicine in the Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Therapeutics. He specializes in nuclear medicine, including diagnostic imaging and therapy using radionuclides to target specific physiologic processes. He is a graduate of Pensacola Christian College and Temple University School of Medicine, and has completed a diagnostic radiology residency at Hartford Hospital and a nuclear medicine fellowship at Yale University.

Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
M.D.Temple University School of MedicineMedicine

Post-Graduate Training
TrainingInstitutionSpecialty
InternshipUConn School of MedicineMedicine
ResidencyHartford HospitalRadiology
FellowshipYale UniversityNuclear Radiology

Awards
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Frederick Conard Class Academic AwardFrederick Conard Class
Frederick Conard Class Academic AwardFrederick Conard Class
Frederick Conard Class Academic AwardFrederick Conard Class
Honors in RadiologyTemple University School of Medicine
Honors in Medicine Sub-internshipTemple University School of Medicine
Summa cum laudePensacola Christian College

Radiology, nuclear medicine, thyroid disease, oncology imaging

Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
Radiology QAPI CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthLocal2018
American College of Nuclear MedicineProfessional/Scientific JournalMemberExternalNational2016
Radiation Safety CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeChairUConn HealthLocal2015
Society of Nuclear MedicineExternalNational
American Roentgen Ray SocietyExternalNational
Radiological Society of North AmericaExternalNational
American College of RadiologyExternalNational
European Society of RadiologyExternalInternational
Christian Medical and Dental AssociationExternalNational

Journal Articles

Book Chapters

  • Nuclear Radiology
    Karimeddini, D Radiology Online (https://health.uconn.edu/radiology-online/credits/) 2018 Feb;

Abstracts

  • Gadolinium-induced Marrow Signal Changes with Metabolic Correlation: Are Cell Lines Directly Affected?
    DeBevits J, Bageac D, Wolansky L, Dicamillo P, Wu R, Hu C, Karimeddini D. International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 2020 Aug;
  • MRI Evidence of Progressive Gadolinium Deposition in Bone During Monthly Triple-dose Gadolinium CE-MRI’s and its Relationship to Hypophosphatemia.
    DeBevits J, Bageac D; DiCamillo P, Munbodh R, Wu Rong, Dhib-Jalbut S, Wolansky L, Karimeddini D. European Congress of Radiology 2020 Jul;
  • Gadolinium-Induced Cranial Marrow Signal Changes and Leukopenia: Is There a Common Genesis?
    DeBevits J, Bageac D; Hu C, Wu R, Karimeddini D, Wolansky L ASNR Annual Meeting 2020 May;
  • Gadolinium-induced Hypophosphatemia Does Not Correlate with Gadolinium Deposition in the Brain in Multiple Sclerosis Patients Undergoing Monthly Triple-Dose Gadopentetate Dimeglumine CE-MRI.
    DeBevits J, Bageac D; DiCamillo P, Munbodh R, Wang L, Karimeddini D, Dhib-Jalbut S, Hu C, Wang L, Wu R, Wolansky L. RSNA Annual Meeting, December 1-6, 2019. Chicago 2019 Dec;
  • Gadolinium Deposition within the Brain 10 years After Undergoing Up to 26 Monthly Triple-Dose Gadopentetate Dimeglumine in Multiple Sclerosis Patients.
    DeBevits J, Bageac D, Wu R, DiCamillo P, Munbodh R, Hu C, Wang Y, Wang L, Karimeddini D, Dhib-Jalbut S, Wolansky L. ASNR Annual Meeting, May 18-23, 2019. Boston. 2019 May;
  • Hematologic abnormalities in patients exposed to monthly triple-dose gadolinium for a year.
    Bageac D, Hu C, Wu R, DeBevits J, DiCamillo P, Wang L, Munbodh R, Karimeddini D, Naismith R, Dhib-Jalbut S, Redko S, Cook S, Wang Y, Malchoff C, Wolansky L. American College of Radiology Annual Meeting. Washington, DC. 2019 May;
  • MRI: Pharmacokinetics” of Gd Deposition: Quantitative Analysis of Serial Monthly Administration of Triple-Dose Gadopentetate Dimeglumine in 26 Multiple Sclerosis Patients Involving 13 Consecutive Monthly Triple–Doses.
    Munbodh R, DeBevits J, Wang L, Bageac D, Karimeddini D, Cook S, Naismith R, DiCamillo P, Dhib-Jalbut S, Wolansky L. Radiologic Society of North America (RSNA) 2018 Nov;
  • Gadolinium-induced Marrow Signal Changes with Metabolic Correlation: Are Cell Lines Directly Affected?
    DeBevits J, Bageac D, Wolansky L, Dicamillo P, Wu R, Hu C, Karimeddini D. International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine

Conference Papers

  • Gadolinium induced marrow signal changes with metabolic correlation after monthly triple-dose Gadolinium administration for a year.
    DeBevits J, Bageac D, Wolansky I, DiCamillo P, Wu R, Hu C, Karimeddini D, Wolansky L. 2020 Oct;

Reviews

Websites

  • Radiology Online
    Wolansky L, Baldwin M, Karimeddini D, Molina M, Joyce R (Eds.) Radiology Online (https://health.uconn.edu/radiology-online/credits/) 2019 Dec;
Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Medicine Grand Rounds: DementiaLectureUConn Health2016UConn Health
Re-differentiation of a neuroendocrine malignancyPosterEndocrine Society Annual Meeting2016Boston, MA
Comparitive analysis of metabolic response to the clinical outcome in advanced gastroesophageal adenocarcinoma following chemotherapy, Poster PresentationPosterSNMMI Annual Meeting2014St. Louis, MO
Radioiodine Therapy Protocol Review, Yale-New Haven Hospital, PETOtherYale-New Haven Hospital2014New Haven, CT
Oncology Protocol Review, Yale-New Haven Hospital, ParathyroidOtherYale New-Haven Hospital2014New Haven, CT
Scintigraphy Protocol Review, Yale-New Haven Hospital, VentilationOtherYale New-Haven Hospital2013New Haven, CT
Perfusion Scan Protocol Review, Yale-New Haven HospitalOtherYale New-Haven Hospital2013New Haven, CT
Pneumomediastinum illustrating the Macklin effect. ACR Case in PointLecture2013
Metabolic Diseases of BoneLectureResident Lecture Series2011
Liver Transplant: What the Radiologist Needs to KnowLectureResident Lecture Series2010