Takeshi Yokoo, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department: Radiology, Advanced Imaging Research Center

Graduate Programs: Biomedical Engineering


Medical School Mount Sinai School of Medicine (2005)
Internship North Shore-Long Island Jewish (2006), Internal Medicine
Residency Univ. of California - San Diego Med. Ctr. (2011), Diagnostic Radiology
Fellowship Massachusetts General Hospital (2012), Abdominal Imaging

Research Interests

  • Diffuse Liver Disease (liver fat, iron, fibrosis)
  • Image Analysis, Signal Processing
  • Image Computation and Quantification
  • Liver Imaging
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy


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Featured Publications

Effect of echo-sampling strategy on the accuracy of out-of-phase and in-phase multiecho gradient-Echo MRI hepatic fat fraction estimation.

Levin YS, Yokoo T, Wolfson T, Gamst AC, Collins J, Achmad EA, Hamilton G, Middleton MS, Loomba R, Sirlin CB J Magn Reson Imaging 2013 May

Reproducibility of hepatic fat fraction measurement by magnetic resonance imaging.

Mashhood A, Railkar R, Yokoo T, Levin Y, Clark L, Fox-Bosetti S, Middleton MS, Riek J, Kauh E, Dardzinski BJ, Williams D, Sirlin C, Shire NJ J Magn Reson Imaging 2012 Nov

A multivariate, multitaper approach to detecting and estimating harmonic response in cortical optical imaging data.

Sornborger AT, Yokoo T J. Neurosci. Methods 2012 Jan 203 1 254-63

In vivo characterization of the liver fat ¹H MR spectrum.

Hamilton G, Yokoo T, Bydder M, Cruite I, Schroeder ME, Sirlin CB, Middleton MS NMR Biomed 2011 Aug 24 7 784-90

Estimation of hepatic proton-density fat fraction by using MR imaging at 3.0 T.

Yokoo T, Shiehmorteza M, Hamilton G, Wolfson T, Schroeder ME, Middleton MS, Bydder M, Gamst AC, Kono Y, Kuo A, Patton HM, Horgan S, Lavine JE, Schwimmer JB, Sirlin CB Radiology 2011 Mar 258 3 749-59

Constraining the initial phase in water-fat separation.

Bydder M, Yokoo T, Yu H, Carl M, Reeder SB, Sirlin CB Magn Reson Imaging 2011 Feb 29 2 216-21

Assessment of liver fat quantification in the presence of iron.

Bydder M, Shiehmorteza M, Yokoo T, Sugay S, Middleton MS, Girard O, Schroeder ME, Wolfson T, Gamst A, Sirlin C Magn Reson Imaging 2010 Jul 28 6 767-76

A quantitative approach to sequence and image weighting.

Yokoo T, Bae WC, Hamilton G, Karimi A, Borgstede JP, Bowen BC, Sirlin CB, Chung CB, Crues JV, Bradley WG, Bydder GM J Comput Assist Tomogr 2010 May-Jun 34 3 317-31

Effect of PRESS and STEAM sequences on magnetic resonance spectroscopic liver fat quantification.

Hamilton G, Middleton MS, Bydder M, Yokoo T, Schwimmer JB, Kono Y, Patton HM, Lavine JE, Sirlin CB J Magn Reson Imaging 2009 Jul 30 1 145-52

Heritability of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.

Schwimmer JB, Celedon MA, Lavine JE, Salem R, Campbell N, Schork NJ, Shiehmorteza M, Yokoo T, Chavez A, Middleton MS, Sirlin CB Gastroenterology 2009 May 136 5 1585-92

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  • RSNA Roentgen Resident Research Award
  • RSNA Trainee Research Award
  • RSNA R&E Foundation Resident Research Grant
  • Honors in Mathematics, Williams College