William K. Erly, MD

Professor, Medical Imaging 
Residency Director
  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1983 (M.D,)
  • University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado, 1983-1984 (Residency, Family Practice)
  • University of Texas at Houston, 1987-1991 (Residency, Diagnostic Radiology)
Major Areas of Research Interest: 
  • Neuroradiology and novel imaging agents
Selected Publications: 
Erly WK. Munoz D. Beaton R. Can MRI signal characteristics of lumbar disk herniations predict disk regression?. Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography. 30(3):486-9, 2006.

Erly WK. Oh ES. Outwater EK. The utility of in-phase/opposed-phase imaging in differentiating malignancy from acute benign compression fractures of the spine. Ajnr: American Journal of Neuroradiology. 27(6):1183-8, 2006.

Zivian MT. Gershater R. Erly WK. Ashdown BC. Lucio RW. General radiologists' diagnostic accuracy: incomplete presentation of data casts doubt on study's conclusions. AJR. American Journal of Roentgenology. 184(2):697-9, 2005.

Erly WK. Ashdown BC. Lucio RW 2nd. Carmody RF. Seeger JF. Alcala JN. Evaluation of emergency CT scans of the head: is there a community standard?. AJR. American Journal of Roentgenology. 180(6):1727-30, 2003.
Roberts CC. McDaniel NT. Krupinski EA. Erly WK. Oblique reformation in cervical spine computed tomography: a new look at an old friend. Spine. 28(2):167-70, 2003.
Erly WK. Berger WG. Krupinski E. Seeger JF. Guisto JA. Radiology resident evaluation of head CT scan orders in the emergency department. Ajnr: American Journal of Neuroradiology. 23(1):103-7, 2002.
Berger WG. Erly WK. Krupinski EA. Standen JR. Stern RG. The solitary pulmonary nodule on chest radiography: can we really tell if the nodule is calcified?. AJR. American Journal of Roentgenology. 176(1):201-4, 2001.
Erly WK. Zaetta J. Borders GT. Ozgur H. Gabaeff DR. Carmody RF. Seeger J. Gadopentetate dimeglumine as a contrast agent in common carotid arteriography. Ajnr: American Journal of Neuroradiology. 21(5):964-7, 2000.
Hunter TB. Krupinski EA. Hunt KR. Erly WK. Emergency department coverage by academic departments of radiology. Academic Radiology. 7(3):165-70, 2000.
Sponsored Research Through MSRP: 
Richard Beaton (MSRP 2004,): "MR Characteristics of herniated lumbar disks to determine signal characteristics that predict disk regeneration";  (2007) "Does 3D-Reconstructed Images Increase Radiologist's Accuracy in CT of the Cervical Spine."
Rebecca Borders (MSRP 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003): "Mediastinal lymph node enlargement in chronic congestive heart failure." and "Correlation of serial MRI findings with treatment course in cases of vertebral osteomyelitis."
Kyung Chen (MSRP 2003): "Differences in ability to detect intracranial hemorrhage on CT scans by specialty and level of training."
Advanced Research Distinction Track (RDT): 
Richard Beaton (RDT Class of 2007): "Does 3D-reconstructed images increase radiologist's accuracy in CT of the cervical spine?"
Monday, March 5, 2018