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Michael Beland

  • Adjunct Associate Professor
  • Phone: 401. 444.5184
  • Fax: 401. 444.5017
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  • Office Location: Rhode Island Hospital
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging
    593 Eddy Street
    Providence RI 02903


2013-present: Associate Professor of Diagnostic Imaging, Brown Medical School

2007-present: Attending Radiologist, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI

2007-present: Attending Radiologist, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI

2007-present: Attending Radiologist, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI,

2006-2013: Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Imaging, Brown Medical School

2006-2007: Instructor in Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital


University of Massachusetts Medical School, AOA, MD, 2001

University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Major: Biology,1997

University of New Hampshire, Major: Zoology, 1994


Books and Book Chapters

  • Kujala N, Beland MD. Principles of cryoablation. In: Mueller P, Adam A, eds.
    Interventional Oncology: A Practical Guide for the Interventional Radiologist. New York, NY: Springer. 2011
  • Beland MD and Mayo-Smith WW. Adrenal Ablation: Primary Tumors and Metastatic Disease.
    Sabharwal T, Clark T (Eds.) Interventional Radiology Techniques in Ablation. Springer Science + Business Media, New York, NY 2013
  • Beland MD, Mayo-Smith WW. Image Guided Tumor Ablation (chapter). Kaufman J, Lee MJ
    eds. Vascular and Interventional Radiology: The Requisites, Second Edition. Elsevier Saunders. September, 2013

Recent Publications

  • Anderson T, Atalay MK, Grand DJ, Baird G, Cronan JJ, Beland MD. Management of the nondiagnostic thyroid FNA: Can we avoid repeat biopsy? Radiology 2014;272(3): 777-784
  • Beland MD, Machan JT, Taliano R, Brown S, Promrat K, Cronan JJ. Estimating liver fibrosis with ultrasound shear wave elastography: Does etiology of liver disease or location of measurement effect performance? AJR. 2014; 203: W267–W273
  • Ellermeier A and Beland MD. Gallbladder Lymphangiomas: Rare Lesions with Characteristic Imaging Features. Ultrasound Quarterly. 2014; 30(3):216-8
  • Beland MD, Anderson TJ, Atalay MK, Grand DJ, Cronan JJ. Resident experience decreases nondiagnostic rate of thyroid fine needle aspiration biopsies Academic Radiology. 2014; 21(11):1490–1494
  • Malhi H, Beland MD, Cen SY, Allgood E, Daley K, Martin SE, Cronan JJ, Grant EG. Echogenic foci in thyroid nodules: significance of posterior acoustic artifacts. AJR.2014; 203(6):1310-6.
  • Day KM, Elsayed M, Beland MD, Monchik JM. The Utility of 4D CT for Pre-operative Localization of Primary Hyperparathyroidism in Patients Not Localized by Sestamibi or Ultrasound. Surgery 2015 Mar;157(3):534-9.
  • Wu JY, Beland MD, Konrad J, Tuomi A, Glidden D, Grand D, Merck D. Quantitative ultrasound texture analysis for clinical decision making support. Proc. SPIE 9419,Medical Imaging 2015: Ultrasonic Imaging and Tomography, 94190W
  • Heilbrun ME, Remer EM, Casalino DD, Beland MD, Bishoff JT, Blaufox MD, Coursey CA, Goldfarb S, Harvin HJ, Nikolaidis P, Preminger GM, Raman SS, Sahni VA, Vikram R, Weinfeld RM. ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Indeterminate Renal Mass. Am Coll Radiol 2015;12:333-341.
  • Alexander ES, Wolf FJ, Machan JT, Charpentier KP, Beland MD, Iannuccilli JD, Haas RH, Dupuy DE, Microwave ablation of focal hepatic malignancies regardless of size: a 9-year retrospective study of 64 patient. European J Radiol. 2015:84(6);1083–1090.
  • Iannuccilli J, Dupuy DE, Beland MD, Machan J, Golijanin D, Mayo-Smith WW. Effectiveness and Safety of CT-Guided Radiofrequency Ablation of Renal Cancer: A 14-Year Single Institution Experience in 203 Patients. European J Radiol. Published online ahead of print. (DOI) 10.1007/s00330-015-4006-7

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