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    • Positions
    • PROFESSOR | Diagnostic, Molecular and Interventional Radiology
    • PROFESSOR | Medicine
    • Specialties
    • Radiology
    • Body Imaging
    • Languages
    • English
    • French
    • Hospital Affiliations
    • Mount Sinai Queens
    • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
    • Mount Sinai Brooklyn
    • Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
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Bachir Taouli, MD, MS, is Professor of Radiology and Medicine in the Body Imaging Section (Department of Radiology) and the Translational and Molecular Imaging Institute (TMII) at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York. After completing medical school and Radiology Residency in Paris VI University (France) in 2000, he joined the UCSF Department of Radiology for a research fellowship and post-doctoral clinical training. He then joined the NYU Department of Radiology where he worked for 6 years and where he developed clinical applications of advanced MRI techniques applied to liver, kidney and prostate diseases, including diffusion and perfusion imaging and spectroscopy. He joined the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in 2009, where he is currently the director of Body MRI and Cancer Imaging in the Department of Radiology and TMII. Dr Taouli has been named vice-chair for translational research in April 2017. Dr. Taouli is a clinician scientist with particular expertise in the application of advanced MRI sequences applied to diffuse liver disease/liver cancer and abdominal and pelvic malignancies, including prostate cancer. He directs the Body MRI quantitative group at TMII ( Dr. Taouli has extensive experience in Body MRI, and has been successfully NIH funded since 2010. He has authored/co-authored over 164 peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters primarily on body MRI, and lectured throughout the world on advanced body MRI techniques. Finally, Dr Taouli is a member of several scientific societies, including the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS), the Society of Abdominal Radiology (SAR), the European Society of Radiology (ESR), the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD), and the European Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology (ESGAR). He is a previous Associate editor for the American Journal of Roentgenology, previous member of the Annual Meeting Program Committee of the ISMRM, and the RSNA Gastrointestinal Radiology Subcommittee. 

Clinical Focus

  • Biopsy
  • CT Scan Of The Abdomen
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Research Topic

Cancer, Eye Movements, Liver, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Mathematical Modeling of Biomedical Systems

Multi-Disciplinary Training Area

Pharmacology and Therapeutics Discovery [PTD]


MD, Universite D' Alger

Residency, Pediatrics
Universite D' Alger

Residency, Diagnostic Imaging
Paris VI University (France)

Fellowship, Radiology
University of California (San Francisco)


English, French