Bobby T Kalb, MD

Associate Professor, Medical Imaging - (Clinical Scholar Track)
Clinical Director, Abdominal Imaging
Clinical Director, MRI

Bobby T. Kalb, MD is the Director of MRI and Chief of Body Imaging at the University of Arizona, Department of Medical Imaging. Dr. Kalb completed his radiology residency and Body MRI Translational Science fellowship at Emory University in Atlanta, and prior to this had completed his undergraduate and medical degrees at the University of Virginia. Dr. Kalb lectures nationally on Body MRI and is closely involved with educational programs through the American College of Radiology. Dr. Kalb has special research interests in functional imaging of the kidney and lungs, in addition to outcomes and cost effectiveness analysis of MRI in the field of Body Imaging.  

Degrees
  • MD: University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, 2002
Residency
  • Emory University, Radiology, 2003-2007
Internship
  • Emory University, Transitional Internship, 2002-2003
Board Certifications
  • National Board of Medical Examiners, 2003
  • Medical Board of Georgia, 2003-2012 (License # 054579)
  • Arizona Medical Board, 2011-present (License # 45298)
  • American Board of Radiology, 2007

Select Publications

2016

Duke, E., B. Kalb, H. Arif-Tiwari, Z. John Daye, D. Gilbertson-Dahdal, S. M. Keim, and D. R. Martin, "A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Diagnostic Performance of MRI for Evaluation of Acute Appendicitis.", AJR Am J Roentgenol, vol. 206, issue 3, pp. 508-17, 2016 Mar.
Type of Publication: Journal Article
Petkovska, I., D. R. Martin, M. F. Covington, S. Urbina, E. Duke, J. Z Daye, L. A. Stolz, S. M. Keim, J. R. Costello, S. Chundru, et al., "Accuracy of Unenhanced MR Imaging in the Detection of Acute Appendicitis: Single-Institution Clinical Performance Review.", Radiology, pp. 150468, 2016 Jan 25.
Type of Publication: Journal Article

2015

Becker-Weidman, D., B. Kalb, P. K. Mittal, P. A. Harri, H. Arif-Tiwari, A. B. Farris, Z. Chen, K. Sungjin, and D. R. Martin, "Differentiation of lipid-poor adrenal adenomas from non-adenomas with magnetic resonance imaging: Utility of dynamic, contrast enhancement and single-shot T2-weighted sequences.", Eur J Radiol, vol. 84, issue 11, pp. 2045-51, 2015 Nov.
Type of Publication: Journal Article

2014

Woodhead, G., P. Devis, S. Black, E. Krupinski, R. Jinday, B. Kalb, D. Martin, and CT. Hennemeyer, Oral Presentation - Society of Interventional Radiology 2014 San Diego, CA - Systematic MRI Characterization of Tissue Outcomes Following Irreversible Electroporation of Hepatic Tumors., , 2014.
Type of Publication: Presentation