Raymond Carmody, MD, FACR

Professor of Radiology, Department of Medical Imaging, College of Medicine

UACC Information

UACC Organizational Unit(s): 
Professional Bio: 

Dr. Carmody has been practicing and teaching neuroradiology since his fellowship here at the University of Arizona Medical Center in 1980. He has over forty years of experience as an academic neuroradiologist, and is one of 18 physicians at Banner University of Arizona Medical Center who specialize in Radiology.

Dr. Carmody's special research interests are diseases of the orbit and imaging of the temporal bone. He is also very interested in brain tumor imaging research.  He teaches medical students, diagnostic radiology residents, and neuroradiology fellows. His current title is Chief of Neuroradiology. Dr. Carmody is a member of the University of Arizona Cancer Center in the Cancer Imaging Program.

Clinical Information

Disease or Clinical Specialty: 
Diagnostic Radiology
Head & Neck Imaging
Neuroradiology
Temporal Bone & Orbital Imaging

Research Information

Research Program: 
Cancer Imaging
Member Status: 
Associate Research Member
Selected Publications: 
  1. Mukherji SK, Albernaz VS, Lo WW, Gaffey MJ, Megerian CA, Feghali JG, Brook A, Lewin JS, Lanzieri CF, Talbot JM, Meyer JR, Carmody RF, Weissman JL, Smirniotopoulos JG, Rao VM, Jinkins JR, Castillo M, “Papillary endolymphatic sac tumors: CT, MR imaging, and angiographic findings in 20 patients,” Radiology. 1997 Mar;202(3):801-8.
  2. Carmody RF, Mafee MF, Goodwin JA, Small K, Haery C, “Orbital and optic pathway sarcoidosis: MR findings,” AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 1994 Apr;15(4):775-83.
  3. Erly WK, Bellon RJ, Seeger JF, Carmody RF, “MR imaging of acute coccidioidal meningitis,” AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 1999 Mar;20(3):509-14.
  4. Yoshino MT, Carmody RF, “Osteosarcoma of the cervical spine. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1991 Dec;157(6):1357.
  5. Erly WK, Zaetta J, Borders GT, Ozgur H, Gabaeff DR, Carmody RF, Seeger J, “Gadopentetate dimeglumine as a contrast agent in common carotid arteriography,” AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2000 May;21(5):964-7.
  6. Meshskar A, Villablanca P, Carmody R, Khan R. Nael K.  Role of Echo-Planar Fluid Attenuated Inversion Recovery (EPI-FLAIR) in Acute Stroke Patients: A Comparative Analysis with FLAIR . AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 2014 35: 878-883.
  7. Jones KM, Unger EC, Granstrom P, Seeger JF, Carmody RF, Yoshino M, “Bone marrow imaging using STIR at 0.5 and 1.5 T,” Magn Reson Imaging. 1992;10(2):169-76.
  8. Carmody RF, Craniocerebral Trauma: Part I: Fracture and Hemorrhage. In: Imaging of the Brain and Spine. Naidich TP, Castillo M, Cha SM. Raybaud C, Smirniotopoulis J. (Eds). Philadelphia, Elsevier, 2012.
  9. Carmody RF, Craniocerebral Trauma: Part II: Vascular Injury and Parenchymal Changes.  In: Imaging of the Brain and Spine. Naidich TP, Castillo M, Cha SM. Raybaud C, Smirniotopoulis J. (Eds). Philadelphia, Elsevier, 2012.
  10. Zimmerman RA, Gibby W, Carmody RF (Eds), Neuroimaging: Clinical and Physical Principles, New York, Springer-Verlag, Inc, 2000, 1642 pp.
  11. Carmody RF, The Orbit. In Neuroimaging. Orrison W, Ed. WB Saunders Co. Philadelphia, 1999.

Professional Information

Positions and Honors: 
1993-Present  Professor of Radiology, Section of Neuroradiology, University of Arizona Medical Center, Tucson, Arizona
1987-1993     Associate Professor of Radiology, Section of Neuroradiology, University of Arizona Medical Center, Tucson, Arizona
1981-1987     Assistant Professor of Radiology, Section of Neuroradiology, University of Arizona Medical Center, Tucson, Arizona
1975-1980     Private Practice Missoula Radiology, Inc., Missoula, Montana
1970-1972     United States Air Force, Texas and Taiwan

Academic Information

Fellowship: 
University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, AZ
Residency: 
University of Texas Health Science Center, Dallas, Texas
Medical School: 
Indiana University School of Medicine 1969
Undergraduate School: 
University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana