Robert Reiman, MD

Associate Professor of Radiology
Department: Radiology
Division: Radiology - General
Address: 2223 Pratt St
Rm 123
Durham, NC 27705
Office Phone: (919) 668-3186

Research Interests

Dr. Reiman is diplomate of the American Board of Nuclear Medicine, and is the Associate Director the Radiation Safety Division of Duke's Occupational and Environmental Safety Office.  He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiology and a member of the Faculty of the Duke Medical Physics Graduate Program.  He coordinates the patient care activities of the Duke Radiation Safety Division and participates in the teaching of radiology residents, and cardiology fellows and medical students.  His current research interests include internal radionuclide dosimetry and the application of Web-based systems to problems in radiation safety and dosimetry.  He has also published on imaging of bone, brain and soft-tissue tumors with nitrogen-13 labeled amino acids.


Samei, E; Li, X; Chen, B; Reiman, R. The effect of dose heterogeneity on radiation risk in medical imaging. Radiation Protection Dosimetry. 2013;155:42-58. Abstract

Reiman, RE. Informed Consent in Human Research: What to Say and How to Say It. Health Physics. 2013;104:S17-S22.

Hurwitz, LM; Reiman, RE; Yoshizumi, TT; Goodman, PC; Toncheva, G; Nguyen, G; Lowry, C. Radiation dose from contemporary cardiothoracic multidetector CT protocols with an anthropomorphic female phantom: implications for cancer induction. Radiology. 2007;245:742-750. Abstract

Hurwitz, LM; Yoshizumi, T; Reiman, RE; Goodman, PC; Paulson, EK; Frush, DP; Toncheva, G; Nguyen, G; Barnes, L. Radiation dose to the fetus from body MDCT during early gestation. AJR. American journal of roentgenology. 2006;186:871-876. Abstract

Hurwitz, LM; Yoshizumi, TT; Reiman, RE; Paulson, EK; Frush, DP; Nguyen, GT; Toncheva, GI; Goodman, PC. Radiation dose to the female breast from 16-MDCT body protocols. AJR. American journal of roentgenology. 2006;186:1718-1722. Abstract

DeGrado, TR; Reiman, RE; Price, DT; Wang, S; Coleman, RE. Pharmacokinetics and radiation dosimetry of 18F-fluorocholine. Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine. 2002;43:92-96. Abstract

Reiman, RE; Fetters, JK. Localization of technetium-99m-sestamibi in diffuse myelodysplastic processes. Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine. 1996;37:471-473. Abstract

Reiman, RE; Benua, RS; Gelbard, AS; Allen, JC; Vomero, JJ; Laughlin, JS. Imaging of brain tumors after administration of L-(N-13)glutamate: concise communication. Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine. 1982;23:682-687. Abstract

Reiman, RE; Rosen, G; Gelbard, AS; Benua, RS; Laughlin, JS. Imaging of primary Ewing sarcoma with 13N-L-glutamate. Radiology. 1982;142:495-500. Abstract

Reiman, RE; Huvos, AG; Benua, RS; Rosen, G; Gelbard, AS; Laughlin, JS. Quotient imaging with N-13 L-glutamate in osteogenic sarcoma: correlation with tumor viability. Cancer. 1981;48:1976-1981. Abstract

Lockwood, AH; McDonald, JM; Reiman, RE; Gelbard, AS; Laughlin, JS; Duffy, TE; Plum, F. The dynamics of ammonia metabolism in man. Effects of liver disease and hyperammonemia. Journal of Clinical Investigation. 1979;63:449-460. Abstract