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Kathryn Olsen, MD

Dr. Kathryn Olsen is a Body Imaging Radiologist in Denver, CO


Medical School:  Memorial University of Newfoundland, Faculty of Medicine, Health Science Centre – St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada


Transitional: Good Samaritan Hospital – Phoenix, AZ


Diagnostic Radiology: Wake Forest University – Winston Salem, NC


Cardiothoracic Imaging: University of Maryland – Baltimore, MD 2011

Peer Reviewed Publications

Karki K, Hugo GD, Ford JC, Olsen KM, Saraiya S, Groves R, Weiss E.  Estimation of optimal b-value sets for obtaining apparent diffusion coefficient free from perfusion in non-small cell lung cancer. Phys Med Biol 2015. Oct 21;60(20):7877-91.

Weiss E, Ford JC, Olsen K, Karki K, Hugo GD. The effect of tumor volume and pathology on diffusion-weighted MRI during radiotherapy of lung cancer. Radiother Oncol 2014. Dec;111:S127-S128.

Saraiya S, Hugo GD, Karki K, Olsen K, Groves R, Ford JC, Weiss E. Evaluation of Diffusion-Weighted MRI to Differentiate Atelectasis From Lung Cancer in Radiation Therapy Planning. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2014. Nov; 90(5):S26.

Parker MS, Farhner LJ, Deuell B, Olsen KM, Kasirajan V, Shah K, Medina AE, Doolin K, de Groot PA. Total artificial heart implantation: clinical indications, expected post-operative imaging features and recognition of complications. Am J Roentogenol 2014 Mar; 202(3):W191-201.

Weiss E, Ford JC, Olsen K, Hugo GD.  Diffusion-Weighted MRI for Response Assessment During Radiation Therapy of Lung Cancer.  Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2013. Oct; 87(2):S15-S16.

Hugo GD, Olsen K, Ford JC, Turlington D, Weiss E.  Correspondence Between FDG-PET and Diffusion-Weighted MRI After Deformable Registration in Locally-Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Med Phys 2013. Jun;40(6):477.

Kligerman S, Mehta D, Farnadesh M, Jeudy J, Olsen KM, White C. Use of a Hybrid Iterative Reconstruction Technique to Reduce Image Noise and Improve Image Quality in Obese Patients Undergoing Computed Tomographic Pulmonary Angiography.  J Thorac Imaging 2012. May; 28(1).

Olsen KM, Oliphant M.  Spread of ovarian cancer. Contemporary Diagnostic Radiol. 2008. Sept;31(20):1-6.

Olsen KM, Johnson MD, Chiles C.  Nontraumatic acute aortic syndrome: imaging findings and complications. Contemporary Diagnostic Radiol. 2007 Jan;30(1):1-6.

Olsen KM, Chew FS.  Tumoral calcinosis: pearls, polemics, and alternative possibilities. Radiographics 2006. May-Jun;26(3):871-85.

Chew FS, Llewellyn KT, Olsen KM. Electronic publishing in radiology: economics and the future.  J Am Coll Radiol. 2004. Nov;1(11):815-23.

Chew FS, Llewellyn K, Olsen KM.  Electronic publishing in radiology: beginnings, current status, and expanding horizons.  J Am Coll Radiol. 2004. Oct;1(10):741-8.

Olsen KM, Pike EJ, Chew FS.  Progressive systemic sclerosis with massive paraspinal soft tissue calcinosis.  Am J Roentgenol. 2004. Sep;183(3):634.