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Mary C. Mahoney, MD

Department Chair

Benjamin Felson Endowed Chair and Professor of Radiology

Radiology | College of Medicine

  • Fellowship: University of Cincinnati (Body Imaging and Interventional Radiology)
  • Residency: University of Cincinnati Medical Center (Diagnostic Radiology)
  • Residency: Montefiore Hospital (Diagnostic Radiology)
  • Internship: The Christ Hospital (Internal Medicine)
  • Medical Degree : University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • Bachelor's Degree: Brown University (Mathematics)
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Radiology (Diagnostic Radiology) (Certification Date: 1988-05-26)





Contact Information

Clinical Interests

Diagnostic Radiology


Peer Reviewed Publications

Ravi, Prashanth; Burch, Michael B; Farahani, Shayan; Chepelev, Leonid L; Yang, David; Ali, Arafat; Joyce, Jennifer R; Lawera, Nathan; Stringer, Jimmy; Morris, Jonathan M; Ballard, David H; Wang, Kenneth C; Mahoney, Mary C; Kondor, Shayne; Rybicki, Frank J 2023. Utility and Costs During the Initial Year of 3D Printing in an Academic Hospital. Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR, 20 2, 193-204

Adham, Sami; Rybicki, Frank J; Mahoney, Mary C; Yong-Hing, Charlotte J; Khosa, Faisal 2022. Analysis of Gender Disparity in US and Canadian Radiology Residency Programs. Current problems in diagnostic radiology, 51 1, 21-24

Brown, Ann L; Wahab, Rifat A; Zhang, Bin; Smetherman, Dana H; Mahoney, Mary C 2022. Reporting and Perceptions of Breast Arterial Calcification on Mammography: A Survey of ACR Radiologists. Academic radiology, 29 Suppl 1 , S192-S198

Gaetke-Udager, Kara; Mahoney, Mary; Omary, Reed A; Chan, Stephen; Ros, Pablo R 2022. The 2022 AUR Academic Radiology and Industry Leaders Roundtable. Academic radiology, ,

Singaravelu, Indulekha; Spitz, Henry; Mahoney, Mary; Dong, Zhongyun; Kotagiri, Nalinikanth 2022. Antiandrogen Therapy Radiosensitizes Androgen Receptor-Positive Cancers to 18F-FDG. Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine, 63 8, 1177-1183

Swy, E; Wahab, R; Mahoney, M; Vijapura, C 2022. Multimodality imaging review of breast vascular lesions. Clinical radiology, 77 4, 255-263

Wahab, Shaun A; Wahab, Rifat A; Butcher, Bain; Brown, Ann; Mahoney, Bruce; Chadalavada, Seetharam; Lecky, Shari S; Washburn, Erica; Allen, Becky; Vogel, Craig; Mahoney, Mary; Vagal, Achala 2022. Humanizing Radiology Appointment Education to Improve Patient Experience. Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR, 19 5, 647-651

Brown, Ann L; Jeong, Joanna; Wahab, Rifat A; Zhang, Bin; Mahoney, Mary C 2021. Diagnostic accuracy of MRI textural analysis in the classification of breast tumors. Clinical imaging, 77 , 86-91

Chepelev, Leonid L; Wang, Xuan; Gold, Benjamin; Bonzel, Clara-Lea; Rybicki, Frank; Uyeda, Jennifer W; Sheikh, Adnan; Anderson, Dan; Lindaman, Jared; Mogel, Greg; Mitsouras, Dimitrios; Mahoney, Mary C; Cai, Tianxi; Rybicki, Frank J 2021. Improved Appropriateness of Advanced Diagnostic Imaging After Implementation of Clinical Decision Support Mechanism. Journal of digital imaging, 34 2, 397-403

Lee, Su-Ju; Wahab, Rifat A; Sobel, Lawrence D; Zhang, Bin; Brown, Ann L; Lewis, Kyle; Vijapura, Charmi; Mahoney, Mary C 2021. Analysis of 612 Benign Papillomas Diagnosed at Core Biopsy: Rate of Upgrade to Malignancy, Factors Associated With Upgrade, and a Proposal for Selective Surgical Excision. AJR. American journal of roentgenology, 217 6, 1299-1311

Lyons, D; Wahab, R A; Vijapura, C; Mahoney, M C 2021. The nipple-areolar complex: comprehensive imaging review. Clinical radiology, 76 3, 172-184

Mossa-Basha, Mahmud; Schnall, Mitchell; Meltzer, Carolyn C; Oleaga, Laura; Filippi, Christopher G; Mahoney, Mary; Donoso-Bach, Lluis; Tan, Bien Soo 2021. Special Report of the RSNA COVID-19 Task Force: Crisis Leadership of Major Health System Radiology Departments during COVID-19. Radiology, 299 1, E187-E192

Vijapura, Charmi A; Wahab, Rifat A; Thakore, Atharva G; Mahoney, Mary C 2021. Upright Tomosynthesis-guided Breast Biopsy: Tips, Tricks, and Troubleshooting. Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc, 41 5, 1265-1282

Wahab RA, Brown A, Lee SJ, Zhang B, Sobel L, Mahoney MC 2021. Screening Mammogram Results in the Digital Age: Video Messaging - A Pilot Study Acad Radiol, 28 4, 487

Wahab, Rifat A; Albasha, Heba; Martin, Jessica; Lee, Su-Ju; Zhang, Bin; Brown, Ann L; Vijapura, Charmi; Lewis, Kyle; Sobel, Lawrence D; Mahoney, Mary C 2021. Characterization of common breast MRI abnormalities: comparison between abbreviated and full MRI protocols. Clinical imaging, 79 , 125-132

Wahab, Rifat A; Lee, Su-Ju; Mulligan, Margaret E; Zhang, Bin; Mahoney, Mary C 2021. Upgrade Rate of Pure Flat Epithelial Atypia Diagnosed at Core Needle Biopsy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Radiology. Imaging cancer, 3 1, e200116

Wang SS, Mahoney MC. 2021. Helping women to raise their hands Acad Radiol, 28 , 577

Kieturakis, Alexander J; Wahab, Rifat A; Vijapura, Charmi; Mahoney, Mary C 2020. Current Recommendations for Breast Imaging in the Pregnant and Lactating Patient. AJR. American journal of roentgenology, ,

Mahoney, Mary C 2020. Radiology Leadership in a Time of Crisis: A Chair's Perspective. Academic radiology, 27 9, 1214-1216

Vagal A, Mahoney MC, Allen B, et al. 2020. Rescheduling Nonurgent Care in Radiology: Implementation During the Coronavirus Disease Journal of the American College of Radiology, 17 7, 883-889

Vagal A, Mahoney MC, Anderson J, Allen B, Hudepohl J, Chadalavada S, Choe K, Kapur S, Gaskill-Shipley M, Makramalla A. Brown A, Braley S, England E, Scheler J, Udstuen G, Rybicki F 2020. Recover Wisely from COVID-19: Responsible Resumption of Nonurgent Radiology Services Academic Radiology, 27 10, 1343-1352

Vagal A, Wahab S, Butcher B, Mahoney MC, et al 2020. Human-Centered Design Thinking in Radiology Journal of the American College of Radiology, 17 5, 662-667

Vagal A, Wahab, Lecky S, Mahoney MC, et al 2020. Optimizing Patient Experience Using Human-Centered Design Journal of the American College of Radiology, 17 5, 668-672

Wang, Sherry S; Mahoney, Mary C 2020. Helping Women to Raise Their Hands. Academic radiology, ,

Lee SJ, Sobel LD, Shamis M, Mahoney MC 2019. Asymmetric Ductal Ectasia: An Often Overlooked Sign of Malignancy AJR Am J Roentgenol, 213 2, 473

Deitte LA, Meltzer CC, Norbash A, Mahoney MC, Soto JA, Slanetz PJ 2018. Faculty Relative Value Unit Incentives and Resident Education. J Am Coll Radiol, 15 3 Pt A, 463

Mahoney MC, Sharda RG 2018. Postoperative enhancement on breast MRI: Time course and pattern of changes Breast J, 24 5, 783

Wahab RA, Lee SJ, Zhang B, Sobel L, Mahoney MC 2018. A comparison of full-field digital mammograms versus 2D synthesized mammograms for detection of microcalcifications on screening Eur J Radiol, 107 Oct, 14

Kemp JL, Mahoney MC, Mathews VP, Wintermark M, Yee J, Brown SD 2017. Patient-centered Radiology: Where Are We, Where Do We Want to Be, and How Do We Get There? Radiology, 285 2, 601

Harvey JA, Mahoney MC, Newell MS, Bailey L, Barke LD, D'Orsi C, Hayes MK, Jokich PM, Lee SJ, Lehman CD, Mainiero MB, Mankoff DA, Patel SB, Reynolds HE, Sutherland ML, Haffty BG. 2016. ACR Appropriateness Criteria Palpable Breast Masses. J Am Coll Radiol, 13 11S, e31

Huynh PT, Lemeshko SV, Mahoney MC, Newell MS, Bailey L, Barke LD, D'Orsi C, Harvey JA, Hayes MK, Jokich PM, Lee SJ, Lehman CD, Mainiero MB, Mankoff DA, Patel SB, Reynolds HE, Sutherland ML, Haffty BG. 2016. ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Stage I Breast Carcinoma. J Am Coll Radiol, 13 11S, e53

Mainiero MB, Lourenceo AP, Barke LD,Bailey L, Carkaci S, D'OrsiC, Green Ed, Holley SO, Jokich PM, Lee SJ, Mahoney MC, Moy L, Slanetz PJ, Trikha S, Yepes MM, Newell MS 2016. ACR Appropriateness Criteria: Evaluation of the symptomatic male breast Journal of the Americian College of Radiology, 13 11S, R45-R47.

Mainiero MB, Lourenco A, Mahoney MC, Newell MS, Bailey L, Barke LD, D'Orsi C, Harvey JA, Hayes MK, Huynh PT, Jokich PM, Lee SJ, Lehman CD, Mankoff DA, Nepute JA, Patel SB, Reynolds HE, Sutherland ML, Haffty BG. 2016. ACR Appropriateness Criteria Breast Cancer Screening. J Am Coll Radiol, 13 11S, R45

Moy L, Newell MS, Mahoney MC, Bailey L, Barke LD, Carkaci S, D'Orsi C, Goyal S, Haffty BG, Harvey JA, Hayes MK, Jokich PM, Lee SJ, Mainiero MB, Mankoff DA, Patel SB, Yepes MM. 2016. ACR Appropriateness Criteria Stage I Breast Cancer: Initial Workup and Surveillance for Local Recurrence and Distant Metastases in Asymptomatic Women. J Am Coll Radiol, 13 11S, e43

Qi Z, Lemen L, Lamba M, Chen HH, Samaratunga R, Mahoney MC, Hendrick RE 2016. Radiation dose to the breast by 64 slice CT: Effects of scanner model and study protocol Academic Radiology, 8 23, 987-993.

Argus A, Mahoney MC 2014. Positron emission mammography: diagnostic imaging and biopsy on the same day American Journal of Radiology, 202, 216-222,

Mahoney MC, Ingram AD 2014. Breast emergencies: types, imaging features, and management American Journal of Radiology, ,

Rahbar, Habib; Hanna, Lucy G; Gatsonis, Constantine; Mahoney, Mary C; Schnall, Mitchell D; DeMartini, Wendy B; Lehman, Constance D 2014. Contralateral prophylactic mastectomy in the American College of Radiology Imaging Network 6667 trial: effect of breast MR imaging assessments and patient characteristics. Radiology, 273 1, 53-60

Mahoney MC, Ballard A 2013. Ductal carcinoma in situ Journal of American Osteopathic College Radiology, 2 1, 33.

Mahoney MC, Newell M 2013. Breast Intervention: How I do it Radiology, 268, 12-24.

Mainiero MB, Lourenco A, Mahoney MC, et al 2013. ACR Appropriateness Criteria: Breast cancer screening Journal of the Americian College of Radiology, 10, 11-14.

Berg WA, Jhang Z, Lehrer D, Mahoney MC, et al 2012. Combined annual screening with ultrasound and mammography vs. mammography along in women at elevated risk for breast cancer: ACRIN 6666 Journal of the American Medical Association, 307, 1394-1404.

DeMartini WB, Gatsonis C, Hannah L. Mahoney MC, Lehman CD 2012. Evaluation of tissues sampling methods used for MRI detected contralateral breast lesions in the American College of Radiology Imaging Network (ACRIN) 6667 Trial American Journal of Radiology, 199, W386-W391.

Mahoney MC, Gatsonis C, Hanna L, DeMartini WB, Lehman CS 2012. Positive predictive value of BI-RADS MR Imaging (ACRIN 6667) Radiology, 264, 51-58,

Yaghjyan L, Mahoney MC, Succop P, Wones R, Buckholz J, Pinney SM 2012. Relationship between breast cancer risk factors and mammographic breast density: a nested case-control study in the Fernald Community Cohort British Journal of Cancer, 5 106, 996-1003.

Argus AB, Mahoney MC 2011. AJR Integrative Imaging. Indications for breast MRI: Case-based review American Journal of Radiology, 196, S28.

Baum JK, Hanna LG, Acharyya S, Mahoney MC, et al 2011. Use of BI-RADS 3-probably benign in the ACRIN Digital Mammographic Screening Trial (DMIST) Radiology, 260, 61-67.

Lee SJ, Mahoney MC 2011. MR imaging features of stromal fibrosis of the breast American Journal of Radiology, 197, 755-762.

Mahoney MC, Meganathan K 2011. False positive marks on screening mammogaphy with computer-aided detection Journal of Digital Imaging, 24, 772-777.

Berg WA, Blume JD, Adams A, et al, Mahoney MC 2010. Reasons women at elevated risk of breast cancer refused screening MRI: ACRIN 6666 Radiology, 1 254, 79-87.

Newell M, Birdwell R, D'Orsi C, Mahoney MC, Bassett L, et al 2010. Nonpalpable Mammographic Findings (Excluding Calcifications). ACR Appropriateness Criteria Journal of the Americian College of Radiology, 7, 920-930.

Lee, SJ, Mahoney MC, Shaughnessy EA 2009. Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans of the breast: imaging features and review of the literature American Journal of Radiology, 193, 1-6.

Nishikawa RM, Acharyya S, Marques H, et all, Mahoney MC 2009. Comparison of softcopy and hardcopy reading of full-field digital mammograms: a DMIST reader study conducted by the American College of Radiology Imaging Network (ACRIN) Radiology, 251, 41-49.

Berg WA, Blume JD, Cormack JB, et al, Mahoney MC 2008. Combined screening with ultrasound and mammography compared to mammography alone in women at elevated risk of breast cancer: results of the first-year screen in ACRIN 6666 Journal of the American Medical Association, 18 299, 2151-2163.

Mahoney MC 2008. Initial clinical experience with the EnCor vacuum-assisted breast biopsy device Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 28, 900-905.

Mahoney MC. 2008. Factors affecting patient retention and attrition in a screening mammography program: university community sites American Journal of Radiology, 191, 371-375.

Ojeda-Fournier H, Choe KA, Mahoney MC 2007. Recognizing and interpreting artifacts and pitfalls in MR imaging of the breast RadioGraphics, 27, S147-S164.

Mahoney MC, Robinson-Smith TM, Shaughnessy E 2006. Lobular neoplasia at 11-gauge percutaneous biopsy: correlation with surgical excisional biopsy and mammographic follow-up American Journal of Radiology, 187, 492-496

Mahoney MC, Racadio JM, Merhar GL 1993. Kidney transplant biopsies: comparison of the biopsy gun with the tru-cut needle American Journal of Radiology, 160, 325-326.

Mahoney MC, Marich KW, Gartside PS, Lichtenstein JE, Brodmerkel GJ. 1992. Acoustic characteristics of gallstones: prediction of lithotripsy success Jounral of Stone Disease, 4, 18-22.

Mahoney MC, Shipley RT, Corcoran HL, Dickenson BA. 1990. CT Demonstration of calcifications in carcinoma of the lung American Journal of Radiology, 154, 255-258.

Mahoney MC, Shipley RT. 1988. Neofissure after right upper lobectomy: radiographic evaluation Radiology, 166, 721-723,

Wahab R, Lewis K, Vijapura C,Zhang B, Lee SJ, Brown A 07-04-2020. Textural Characteristics of Biopsy Proven Metastatic Axillary Nodes on Preoperative Breast MRI in Breast Cancer Patients Journal of Breast Imaging, ,

Wahab R.A.; Chan M.; Vijapura C.; Brown A.L.; Asghar E.; Frazee-Katz C.; Mahoney M.C. 07-01-2021. Intimate Partner Violence and the Role of Breast Imaging Centers Journal of Breast Imaging, 3 4, 482-490

Wahab R.A.; Brown A.; Vijapura C.; Mahoney M.C. 03-01-2022. "Managing Up": Cultivating Relationships With Practice Leaders Journal of Breast Imaging, 4 2, 192-201

DeBruhl ND, Hanna LG, Tuite C, Mahoney MC, Gatsonis C, Lehman C 01-2020. MRI Evaluation of the contralateral breast in women with recently diagnosed breast cancer: Two-year followup Journal of Breast Imaging, 1 2, 50-55

Abstract Publications

Vakil N, Mahoney MC . Gallstone calcification and its relation to gallbladder motility American Associate for the Study of Liver Diseases, 11/91 ,