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Michael Kushdilian, MD

Michael Kushdilian, MD is a neuroradiologist in Denver, Colorado


Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine – Indianapolis, IN


Internal Medicine: University of Louisville, Louisville, KY


Diagnostic Radiology: Indiana University School of Medicine – Indianapolis, IN


Neuroradiology: University of Utah School of Medicine – Salt Lake City, UT

Board Certification

American Board of Radiology

Publications & Presentations


Burns EM, Smelser LK, Then JE, Stankiewicz TE, Kushdilian M, McDowell SA, Bruns HA. Short term statin treatment improves survival and differentially regulates macrophage-mediated responses to Staphylococcus aureus. Curr Pharm Biotechnol. 2013;14(2):233-41.

Kushdilian M, Ladd L, Gunderman R. Radiology in the Study of Bone Physiology. Acad Radiol. 2016 Oct;23(10):1298-308.

Freije SL, Kushdilian M, et al. A Retrospective Analysis of 287 Patients Undergoing Prophylactic Radiation Therapy for the Prevention of Heterotopic Ossification. Adv Radiat Oncol. 2020;6(3):100625.

Woolen SA, Kazerooni EA, Steenburg SD, Kushdilian M, et al. Optimizing Electronic Release of Imaging Results through an Online Patient Portal. Radiology. 2019;290(1):136-143.

Kushdilian M, McDowell S, Bruns H. Simvastatin reduces S. aureus-stimulated expression of C5aR on macrophages. Presentation at the Autumn Immunology Conference, Chicago, IL. Nov. 2012.

American Roentgen Ray Society annual meeting 2018 & 2019. Clinical case author.

Kushdilian M Acchiardo, J. Ho, C. Radhakrishnan, R. Morning Glory Optic Disc Abnormality: More than Meets the Eye. Poster presentation at the American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology annual meeting. Awarded Cum Laude. Jan. 2020. Miami Beach, FL.

Kushdilian M Salzman, K. et al. Imaging Characteristics of Adult H3 K27M-Altered Diffuse Midline Gliomas. ASNR
2021 Annual Meeting. New York, NY.