Melvy Mathew

Assistant Professor of Radiology

Phone: 773.702.6527
Fax: 773.702.2523

Education

Undergraduate: BA, Sociology, BS, Biochemistry with Honors, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 2004.
Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, Il, 2008.
Internship: Internal Medicine Internship, St. Francis Hospital, Evanston, Il, 2009.
Residency: Atlantic Health System, Morristown and Summit, NJ, 2013. Chief Resident, 2013.
Fellowship: Cross-Sectional Imaging and Percutaneous Intervention, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, 2014.
Clinical Instructor and Fellow, 2014.
Certification:  American Board of Radiology, 2013.

Service / Awards

  • Accepted to ARRS Clinician Educator Development Program (CEDP) and Recipient of Educational Grant, 2017
  • Named Distinguished Reviewer for Journal Abdominal Radiology, 2017
  • Member of Department of Radiology Diversity Committee, 2014
  • Atlantic Health System Appreciating and Celebrating Excellence Award, 2010
  • UIC Student-Run Free Clinic Steering Committee, 2005 - 2008
  • American Medical Women's Association UIC Chapter Co-President, 2005 - 2006
  • Member of UIC Taskforce for Cultural Competency and Health Disparities, 2005 - 2006
  • UIC Service Day Coordinator, 2005
  • Indian American Medical Association Golden Stethoscope Award, 2005
  • UIC Dr. C. M. Craig Fellowship Award, 2005

Clinical & Research Interests

Abdominopelvic imaging, including hepatobiliary, pancreas, renal, and prostate.

2017 - MRI-Guided Focal Therapy of Prostate Cancer. University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois. Published in Future Oncology 13(6):537-549.

2017 - Thyroid Nodule Size at Ultrasound as a Predictor of Malignancy and Final Pathologic Size. University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois. Published in Thyroid 27(5):641-650.

2017 - MRI Appearance of Complications Post-Liver Transplant: An Image Rich Approach. University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois. Education exhibit at SAR Annual Meeting in Hollywood, Florida.

2016 - Guerbet Laboratoire Award. The Development and Utilization of a Novel Imaging Sequence Combined with Quantitative Analysis for Accurate Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer and Its Differentiation from Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.  University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.

2016 - Studding, Seeding, and Caking: Peritoneal Carcinomatosis on MRI. University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois. Education exhibit at RSNA Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois. Recipient of Certificate of Merit. 

2016 - Twists and Turns: Developmental Anomalies of the Pancreas.  University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.  Education exhibit at RSNA Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois.

2016 - What a Tangled Web We Weave: MRE of Crohn’s Disease and Its Complications.  University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.  Education exhibit at RSNA Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois.

2016 - Terminal Ileitis, It’s Not Always Crohn’s Disease. University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.  Education exhibit at RSNA Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois.

2016 - Infiltrating the Kidney: Infiltrative-Appearing Pathologic Renal Processes, A Pattern-Based Approach to Differential Diagnosis. University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.  Education exhibit at RSNA Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois.

2016 - Multiparametric MR Imaging of the Prostate Before and After Interventions.  University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.  Education exhibit at RSNA Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois.

2016 - Radiology Examination Orders Lacking a Meaningful Reason for Exam Increases Suggestion for Clinical Correlation By Over 50%. University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.  Technical exhibit/presentation at RSNA Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois.

2016 - Contextualized Prioritization of Problem Lists for Efficient Radiologist Consumption: Algorithm Development and Evaluation.  Technical exhibit/presentation at RSNA Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois.

2016 - From GI to GU: Name That Eponym! University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.  Education exhibit at ARRS Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, California.

2016 - The Fat’s in the Fire! Fatty Masses Discussed. University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.  Education exhibit at ARRS Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, California.

2015 - Understanding Atypical Features of HCC for A More Accurate Diagnosis.  University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.  Education exhibit at RSNA Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois.

2014 - Incidental Pancreatic Lesions: Imaging Diagnosis and Management Considerations.  University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.  Education exhibit at RSNA Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois.

2012 - Slicing and Dicing: Evaluating the Postoperative Gastrointestinal Tract. AHS, Morristown, New Jersey. Education exhibit at RSNA Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois. Recipient of Certificate of Merit.

2011 - Incidental Diagnosis of Glioblastoma Multiforme in the Setting of a Presumed Abscess: A Case Report. AHS, Summit, New Jersey. Poster presentation at ACR-RFS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. and at AHS Research Day.

2011 - Surgical Excision of Benign Papillomas Diagnosed with Core Biopsy. AHS, Morristown, New Jersey. Published in Radiology Research and Practice 2011:1-4)

2005 - Causal Models, Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors Toward Heart Disease Among Asian Indians.  Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois.  Poster presentation at Indian American Medical Association banquet.

2005 - Development of a Two-Color Immunofluorescence Technique to Investigate the Association of PSGL-1 and Actin.  University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois.  Poster presentation at UIC College of Medicine Student Research Forum.