Shezhang Lin, MD

Image Analysis and Visualization Lead
Image Analysis and Visual Lead


Responsibilities: (1) 3D project development with radiologists and clinical providers,(2) project management and fostering project managers in protocol creation and improvement, training, quality control, mainly in cardiovascular projects, especially interesting in diagnosis and surgical planning for aortic diseases, coronary artery diseases, atrial fibrillation, transcatheter cardiac valve replacements, congenital heart diseases, DIEP/breast reconstruction, (3) doing and solving daily issues for special and difficult cases, (4) 3D service management with the director.

Happy things on the job: (1) Friendship: help to solve issues, encouraging sharing skills and collaboration in the Lab; (2) Quality: better 3D imaging and measurement, skill improvement; (3) Efficiency: quick response for urgent cases and completion of daily cases.

Background: After graduated from medical school, completed resident/fellowship training in Radiology/Gastrointestinal Radiology and promoted to staff radiologist in 1987. Have >30-year experience in 3D imaging research and clinical practice, including research fellow/assistant professor at Northwestern University, assistant professor at Georgetown University, 3D specialist at Harvard-Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, chief radiologist/director of 3D Imaging Lab at Haikou Hospitals in Haikou, China.

Hobbies: Taiqi, photos and pictures, foot ball, running and jogging, Chinese calligraphy, singing...


US-ECFMG, 1998 - ,
MMR, 1987 - Radiology, Peking Union Medical College
MD, 1982 - Medicine, Fudan University Shanghai Medical College


Ha NB, Montano-Loza AJ, Carey EJ, Lin S, Shui AM, Huang CY, Dunn MA, Lai JC. Sarcopenic visceral obesity is associated with increased post-liver transplant mortality in acutely ill patients with cirrhosis. Am J Transplant. 2022 09; 22(9):2195-2202.
Melo D, Agrawal H, Parikh DS, Sarwary S, Lin S, Choy HH, Mallawaarachchi I, Kallianos K, Hope M, Mahadevan VS. Accuracy of Ferumoxytol-Enhanced MRA-Guided TAVR in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2022 03 28; 15(6):677-679.
Ha NB, Cho SJ, Mohamad Y, Kent D, Jun G, Wong R, Swarnakar V, Lin S, Maher JJ, Lai JC. Visceral Adipose Tissue Inflammation and Radiographic Visceral-to-Subcutaneous Adipose Tissue Ratio in Patients with Cirrhosis. Dig Dis Sci. 2022 07; 67(7):3436-3444.
Blissett S, Lin S, Mahadevan V, Ordovas K. Adult Presentation of Congenital Heart Disease. Semin Roentgenol. 2020 07; 55(3):251-263.
Curran L, Agrawal H, Kallianos K, Kheiwa A, Lin S, Ordovas K, Mahadevan VS. Computed tomography guided sizing for transcatheter pulmonary valve replacement. Int J Cardiol Heart Vasc. 2020 Aug; 29:100523.
Kuo SZ, Ahmad M, Dunn MA, Montano-Loza AJ, Carey EJ, Lin S, Moghe A, Chen HW, Ebadi M, Lai JC. Sarcopenia Predicts Post-transplant Mortality in Acutely Ill Men Undergoing Urgent Evaluation and Liver Transplantation. Transplantation. 2019 11; 103(11):2312-2317.
Brodie FL, Nattagh K, Shah V, Swarnakar V, Lin S, Kelil T, Gillan D, Romero D, de Alba Campomanes AG. Computed tomography-based 3D modeling to provide custom 3D-printed glasses for children with craniofacial abnormalities. J AAPOS. 2019 06; 23(3):165-167.e1.
Wykrzykowska JJ, Arbab-Zadeh A, Godoy G, Miller JM, Lin S, Vavere A, Paul N, Niinuma H, Hoe J, Brinker J, Khosa F, Sarwar S, Lima J, Clouse ME. Assessment of in-stent restenosis using 64-MDCT: analysis of the CORE-64 Multicenter International Trial. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2010 Jan; 194(1):85-92.
Clouse ME, Sabir A, Yam CS, Yoshimura N, Lin S, Welty F, Martinez-Clark P, Raptopoulos V. Measuring noncalcified coronary atherosclerotic plaque using voxel analysis with MDCT angiography: a pilot clinical study. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2008 Jun; 190(6):1553-60.
Hakimé A, Peddi H, Hines-Peralta AU, Wilcox CJ, Kruskal J, Lin S, de Baere T, Raptopoulos VD, Goldberg SN. CT perfusion for determination of pharmacologically mediated blood flow changes in an animal tumor model. Radiology. 2007 Jun; 243(3):712-9.
Boiselle PM, Lee KS, Lin S, Raptopoulos V. Cine CT during coughing for assessment of tracheomalacia: preliminary experience with 64-MDCT. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2006 Aug; 187(2):W175-7.
Kahrilas PJ, Lin S, Manka M, Shi G, Joehl RJ. Esophagogastric junction pressure topography after fundoplication. Surgery. 2000 Feb; 127(2):200-8.
Kahrilas PJ, Lin S, Chen J, Manka M. The effect of hiatus hernia on gastro-oesophageal junction pressure. Gut. 1999 Apr; 44(4):476-82.
Kahrilas PJ, Lin S, Spiess AE, Brasseur JG, Joehl RJ, Manka M. Impact of fundoplication on bolus transit across esophagogastric junction. Am J Physiol. 1998 12; 275(6):G1386-93.
Kahrilas PJ, Lin S, Rademaker AW, Logemann JA. Impaired deglutitive airway protection: a videofluoroscopic analysis of severity and mechanism. Gastroenterology. 1997 Nov; 113(5):1457-64.
Pouderoux P, Lin S, Kahrilas PJ. Timing, propagation, coordination, and effect of esophageal shortening during peristalsis. Gastroenterology. 1997 Apr; 112(4):1147-54.
Kahrilas PJ, Lin S, Chen J, Logemann JA. Oropharyngeal accommodation to swallow volume. Gastroenterology. 1996 Aug; 111(2):297-306.
Pouderoux P, Ergun GA, Lin S, Kahrilas PJ. Esophageal bolus transit imaged by ultrafast computerized tomography. Gastroenterology. 1996 May; 110(5):1422-8.
Lin S, Chen J, Hertz P, Kahrilas PJ. Dynamic reconstruction of the oropharyngeal swallow using computer based animation. Comput Med Imaging Graph. 1996 Mar-Apr; 20(2):69-75.
Kahrilas PJ, Wu S, Lin S, Pouderoux P. Attenuation of esophageal shortening during peristalsis with hiatus hernia. Gastroenterology. 1995 Dec; 109(6):1818-25.
Lin S, Brasseur JG, Pouderoux P, Kahrilas PJ. The phrenic ampulla: distal esophagus or potential hiatal hernia? Am J Physiol. 1995 Feb; 268(2 Pt 1):G320-7.
Kahrilas PJ, Lin S, Chen J, Logemann JA. Three-dimensional modeling of the oropharynx during swallowing. Radiology. 1995 Feb; 194(2):575-9.
Lin S, Ke M, Xu J, Kahrilas PJ. Impaired esophageal emptying in reflux disease. Am J Gastroenterol. 1994 Jul; 89(7):1003-6.
Ergun GA, Kahrilas PJ, Lin S, Logemann JA, Harig JM. Shape, volume, and content of the deglutitive pharyngeal chamber imaged by ultrafast computerized tomography. Gastroenterology. 1993 Nov; 105(5):1396-403.
Kahrilas PJ, Lin S, Logemann JA, Ergun GA, Facchini F. Deglutitive tongue action: volume accommodation and bolus propulsion. Gastroenterology. 1993 Jan; 104(1):152-62.
Kahrilas PJ, Logemann JA, Lin S, Ergun GA. Pharyngeal clearance during swallowing: a combined manometric and videofluoroscopic study. Gastroenterology. 1992 Jul; 103(1):128-36.
Logemann JA, Kahrilas PJ, Cheng J, Pauloski BR, Gibbons PJ, Rademaker AW, Lin S. Closure mechanisms of laryngeal vestibule during swallow. Am J Physiol. 1992 Feb; 262(2 Pt 1):G338-44.
Lin SZ. Annular pancreas. Etiology, classification and diagnostic imaging. Chin Med J (Engl). 1989 May; 102(5):368-72.
Lin SZ, Zhang TL. Effect of glucagon on the motility of esophageal smooth muscle. Chin Med J (Engl). 1989 Mar; 102(3):193-9.
Shi HP, Luo HY, Lin SZ, Xie YZ. [Two cases of pseudoachondroplasia]. Zhongguo Yi Xue Ke Xue Yuan Xue Bao. 1986 Feb; 8(1):74-6.
Shi HP, Luo HY, Yan HZ, Lin SZ. [A case of spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia congenita]. Zhongguo Yi Xue Ke Xue Yuan Xue Bao. 1985 Apr; 7(2):160-2.