Bio: Payam Massaband received his Bachelors degree in Neuroscience at UCLA in 1998 and MD degree at USC in 2002. Dr. Massaband has been a staff radiologist at the VA Palo Alto since graduating from Radiology residency and fellowship at Stanford in 2010. Dr. Massaband concentrated on imaging of the cardiovascular and musculoskeletal organ systems in fellowship. In the acting chief role since 2012, he has concentrated on clinical excellence, process improvement and residency education. Dr. Massaband was named the Stanford Radiology Residency Program Director in 2015.
- Board Certification: Diagnostic Radiology, American Board of Radiology (2009)
- Internship: Stanford Hospital and Clinics (2003) CA
- Residency: Stanford Hospital and Clinics (2004) CA
- Residency: Stanford Hospital and Clinics (2009) CA
- Fellowship: Stanford Hospital and Clinics (2010) CA
- Medical Education: University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine (2002) CA
Honors & Awards
- Junior Faculty Teacher of the Year, Stanford University Department of Radiology (June 2013)
- Chief, Radiology, VA Palo Alto Health Care System (2012 - Present)
- Residency Program Director, Stanford Department of Radiology (2015 - Present)
Improved cardiovascular flow quantification with time-resolved volumetric phase-contrast MRI
Hsiao, A., Alley, M. T., Massaband, P., Herfkens, R. J., Chan, F. P., & Vasanawala, S. S. (2011). Improved cardiovascular flow quantification with time-resolved volumetric phase-contrast MRI. PEDIATRIC RADIOLOGY, 41(6), 711–720.
Brain structural connectivity distinguishes patients at risk for cognitive decline after carotid interventions.
Soman, S., Prasad, G., Hitchner, E., Massaband, P., Moseley, M. E., Zhou, W., & Rosen, A. C. (2016). Brain structural connectivity distinguishes patients at risk for cognitive decline after carotid interventions. Human Brain Mapping, 37(6), 2185–2194.