Aytekin Oto

Professor of Radiology
Interim Chairman, Department of Radiology

Phone: 773.702.8553
Fax: 773.702.1161


Medical school: University, Ankara, Turkey, 1992
Business School: MBA, University of Chicago, 2017
Internship: Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey, 1993
Residency: Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey, 1998
Fellowship: Abdominal Imaging, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, 1998
Certification: American Board of Radiology, 2006


  • Distinguished Clinician Award - Biological Science Division, University of Chicago, 2015
  • RSNA Honored Educator Award, 2013
  • Certiicate of merit- Schmid-Tannwald C, Yacoub J, Agrawal G, Dahi F, Ernst RD, Oto A. Imaging of Acute Abdominal Pain in Pregnant Patients with an Emphasis on MR Imaging. RSNA November 28 – December 3, 2010
  • Radiology Editor's Recognition Award with distinction, 2008
  • The Marc Tetalman Award for outstanding teaching. The University of Chicago, Department of Radiology, June 7, 2008
  • Certificate of Merit, Radiological Society of North America, Awarded to Ernst R, Hughes D, Oto A, Riascos R, Nishino T, Chaljub G, et al. for the Web based broadcast for the radiology noon conference. 2007
  • Cum Laude Award, Radiological Society of North America, Awarded to Riascos RF, Martinez-Jimenez S, Restrepo CS, Guinto FC, Oto A, Nishino TK for “Supraclavicular Triangle in the Thoracic Inlet: a Pictorial Review”. 2006
  • Radiology, Editor`s Recognition Award, 2006
  • Radiology, Editor`s Special Recognition Award, 2004
  • Certificate of Merit, Radiological Society of North America, Awarded to Oto A, Srinivasan PN, Ernst RD, Koroglu M; Gei A, Saade G for “MR Imaging of Acute Abdomen during Pregnancy”. 2004
  • Science Motivation Award, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey, 2002
  • Chemistry Award, Turkish Scientific and Technological Research Association, 1987

Clinical Interests

Imaging of the liver, pancreas, prostate and bowel diseases; imaging of maternal diseases

Research Interests

Prostate, bowel and liver MRI; maternal MR imaging