MD Anderson Cancer Center (1993), Research
Medical School
Universidad Complutense de Madrid (1994)
Hospital Universitario San Carlos (1995), Family Medicine
Hospital Universitario San Carlos (2000), Diagnostic Radiology
Jackson Memorial Hospital (2001), Trauma/emergency Radiology
Body MRI Fellowship Prog. -Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital (2002), Body Imaging

Clinical Interest

Diagnostic Radiology

Pancreatic Cancer Prevention

Research Interest

  • Kidney Cancer
  • Novel MRI techniques for physiologic assessment of abdominal/pelvic disease
  • Pancreas and Biliary Disease


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Tumor Necrosis on Magnetic Resonance Imaging Correlates With Aggressive Histology and Disease Progression in Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma.
Beddy P, Genega EM, Ngo L, Hindman N, Wei J, Bullock A, Bhatt RS, Atkins MB, Pedrosa I Clin Genitourin Cancer 2013 Oct
Improved short tau inversion recovery (iSTIR) for increased tumor conspicuity in the abdomen.
Madhuranthakam AJ, Lee KS, Yassin A, Brittain JH, Pedrosa I, Rofsky NM, Alsop DC MAGMA 2013 Sep
Diagnosis of relevant prostate cancer using supplementary cores from magnetic resonance imaging-prompted areas following multiple failed biopsies.
Costa DN, Bloch BN, Yao DF, Sanda MG, Ngo L, Genega EM, Pedrosa I, Dewolf WC, Rofsky NM Magn Reson Imaging 2013 Apr
Prognostic implications of the magnetic resonance imaging appearance in papillary renal cell carcinoma.
Rosenkrantz AB, Sekhar A, Genega EM, Melamed J, Babb JS, Patel AD, Lo A, Najarian RM, Ahmed M, Pedrosa I Eur Radiol 2013 Feb 23 2 579-87
In vitro MR imaging of renal stones with an ultra-short echo time magnetic resonance imaging sequence.
Yassin A, Pedrosa I, Kearney M, Genega E, Rofsky NM, Lenkinski RE Acad Radiol 2012 Dec 19 12 1566-72
Arterial spin-labeling MR imaging of renal masses: correlation with histopathologic findings.
Lanzman RS, Robson PM, Sun MR, Patel AD, Mentore K, Wagner AA, Genega EM, Rofsky NM, Alsop DC, Pedrosa I Radiology 2012 Dec 265 3 799-808
Angiomyolipoma with minimal fat: can it be differentiated from clear cell renal cell carcinoma by using standard MR techniques?
Hindman N, Ngo L, Genega EM, Melamed J, Wei J, Braza JM, Rofsky NM, Pedrosa I Radiology 2012 Nov 265 2 468-77
Prediction of prostate cancer extracapsular extension with high spatial resolution dynamic contrast-enhanced 3-T MRI.
Bloch BN, Genega EM, Costa DN, Pedrosa I, Smith MP, Kressel HY, Ngo L, Sanda MG, Dewolf WC, Rofsky NM Eur Radiol 2012 Oct 22 10 2201-10
Pneumonitis associated with mTOR inhibitors therapy in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma: incidence, radiographic findings and correlation with clinical outcome.
Dabydeen DA, Jagannathan JP, Ramaiya N, Krajewski K, Schutz FA, Cho DC, Pedrosa I, Choueiri TK Eur. J. Cancer 2012 Jul 48 10 1519-24
Clinical implications of mucinous nonneoplastic cysts of the pancreas.
Nadig SN, Pedrosa I, Goldsmith JD, Callery MP, Vollmer CM Pancreas 2012 Apr 41 3 441-6

Honors & Awards

  • Gold Apple Award, UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Fellow Member, Society of Computed Body Tomography/Magnetic Resonance Imaging (SCBT/MR)
  • Radiology Editor's Recognition Award with Distinction
  • Radiology Editor's Recognition Award with Special Distinction
  • Joseph E. and Nancy O. Whitley Award. Association of University Radiologists (AUR)
  • Norman Joffe, MD Award. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Teacher of the Year Award. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American College of Radiology
  • Dallas County Medical Society/Texas Medical Association
  • European Society of Radiology
  • International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM)
  • New England Roentgen Ray Society
  • Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)
  • Sociedad Española de Radiología Medica (SERAM)
  • Society of Computed Body Tomography/Magnetic Resonance Imaging (SCBT/MR)
  • Texas Radiological Society