Andy Tsai MD, PhD

Andy Tsai, MD, PhD

Staff Radiologist

Assistant Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School

Medical Services


  • Musculoskeletal Imaging
  • Radiology


  • Radiology


  • English


  • Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Ultrasound
To schedule an appointment: Call 857-218-5102

Experience and Education


Undergraduate, Electrical and Computer Engineering

University of California, San Diego,

La Jolla, CA

Graduate School, Electrical and Computer Engineering (SM)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology,

Cambridge, MA

Medical School

Harvard Medical School,

Boston, MA

Graduate School, Electrical and Medical Engineering (PhD)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology,

Cambridge, MA


Massachusetts General Hospital,

Boston, MA

Residency, Radiology

Brigham and Women's Hospital,

Boston, MA

Fellowship, Pediatric Radiology

Boston Children's Hospital,

Boston, MA




  • Radiology


Publications powered by Harvard Catalyst Profiles
  1. Tsai A, Barnewolt CE, Prahbu SP, Yonekura R, Hosmer A, Schulz NE, Weinstock PH. Creation and Validation of a Simulator for Neonatal Brain Ultrasonography: A Pilot Study. Acad Radiol. 2017 Jan; 24(1):76-83.
  2. Tsai A, Stamoulis C, Barber I, Kleinman PK. Infant lower extremity long bone growth rates: comparison of contemporary with early 20th century data using mixed effect models. Am J Hum Biol. 2017 Jan; 29(1).
  3. Breen MA, Tsai A, Stamm A, Kleinman PK. Bone age assessment practices in infants and older children among Society for Pediatric Radiology members. Pediatr Radiol. 2016 Aug; 46(9):1269-74.
  4. Zapala MA, Tsai A, Kleinman PK. Growth recovery lines are more common in infants at high vs. low risk for abuse. Pediatr Radiol. 2016 Aug; 46(9):1275-81.
  5. Tsai A, Stamoulis C, Bixby SD, Breen MA, Connolly SA, Kleinman PK. Infant bone age estimation based on fibular shaft length: model development and clinical validation. Pediatr Radiol. 2016 Mar; 46(3):342-56.
  6. Lessenich EM, Kimia AA, Mandeville K, Li J, Landschaft A, Tsai A, Bachur RG. The Frequency of Postreduction Interventions After Successful Enema Reduction of Intussusception. Acad Emerg Med. 2015 Sep; 22(9):1042-7.
  7. Perez-Rossello JM, McDonald AG, Rosenberg AE, Tsai A, Kleinman PK. Absence of rickets in infants with fatal abusive head trauma and classic metaphyseal lesions. Radiology. 2015 Jun; 275(3):810-21.
  8. Callahan MJ, Kleinman PL, Strauss KJ, Bandos A, Taylor GA, Tsai A, Kleinman PK. Pediatric CT dose reduction for suspected appendicitis: a practice quality improvement project using artificial Gaussian noise--part 1, computer simulations. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2015 Jan; 204(1):W86-94.
  9. Tsai A, McDonald AG, Rosenberg AE, Gupta R, Kleinman PK. Erratum to: High-resolution CT with histopathological correlates of the classic metaphyseal lesion of infant abuse. Pediatr Radiol. 2014 Sep; 44(9):1190.
  10. Tsai A, McDonald AG, Rosenberg AE, Gupta R, Kleinman PK. Reply to Dr. Oestreich's letter regarding the metaphyseal collar. Pediatr Radiol. 2014 Aug; 44(8):1048.
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  12. Tsai A, McDonald AG, Rosenberg AE, Gupta R, Kleinman PK. High-resolution CT with histopathological correlates of the classic metaphyseal lesion of infant abuse. Pediatr Radiol. 2014 Feb; 44(2):124-40.
  13. Tsai A, McDonald AG, Rosenberg AE, Stamoulis C, Kleinman PK. Discordant radiologic and histological dimensions of the zone of provisional calcification in fetal piglets. Pediatr Radiol. 2013 Dec; 43(12):1606-14.
  14. Tsai A, Connolly S, Nedder A, Shapiro F. Visualization and analysis of the deforming piglet femur and hip following experimentally induced avascular necrosis of the femoral head. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2013 Jun; 60(6):1742-50.
  15. Tsai A, Coats B, Kleinman PK. Stress profile of infant rib in the setting of child abuse: A finite element parametric study. J Biomech. 2012 Jul 26; 45(11):1861-8.
  16. Tsai A, Chaudry G, Spencer S, Kasser JR, Alomari AI. Misdiagnosis of knee venous malformation as juvenile idiopathic arthritis. J Pediatr Orthop. 2011 Sep; 31(6):683-90.
  17. Tsai A, Caprioli J, Shen LQ. Coupled parametric model for estimation of visual field tests based on OCT macular thickness maps, and vice versa, in glaucoma care. Med Image Anal. 2012 Jan; 16(1):101-13.
  18. Tsai A, Paltiel HJ, Sena LM, Kim HB, Fishman SJ, Alomari AI. Neonatal hemochromatosis and patent ductus venosus: clinical course and diagnostic pitfalls. Pediatr Radiol. 2009 Aug; 39(8):823-7.
  19. Tsai A, Wells WM, Warfield SK, Willsky AS. An EM algorithm for shape classification based on level sets. Med Image Anal. 2005 Oct; 9(5):491-502.
  20. Tsai A, Rhea JT, Novelline RA. The jet ski open-book pelvic fracture: diagnosis with multidetector CT. Emerg Radiol. 2003 Oct; 10(2):96-8.
  21. Tsai A, Yezzi A, Wells W, Tempany C, Tucker D, Fan A, Grimson WE, Willsky A. A shape-based approach to the segmentation of medical imagery using level sets. IEEE Trans Med Imaging. 2003 Feb; 22(2):137-54.
  22. Maeda T, Tsai AY, Saito H. Mutations in a protein tyrosine phosphatase gene (PTP2) and a protein serine/threonine phosphatase gene (PTC1) cause a synthetic growth defect in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Mol Cell Biol. 1993 Sep; 13(9):5408-17.
  23. Saito H, Streuli M, Krueger NX, Itoh M, Tsai AY. CD45 and a family of receptor-linked protein tyrosine phosphatases. Biochem Soc Trans. 1992 Feb; 20(1):165-9.
  24. Tsai AY, Itoh M, Streuli M, Thai T, Saito H. Isolation and characterization of temperature-sensitive and thermostable mutants of the human receptor-like protein tyrosine phosphatase LAR. J Biol Chem. 1991 Jun 05; 266(16):10534-43.
  25. Streuli M, Krueger NX, Tsai AY, Saito H. A family of receptor-linked protein tyrosine phosphatases in humans and Drosophila. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1989 Nov; 86(22):8698-702.
  26. Tsai AY, Streuli M, Saito H. Integrity of the exon 6 sequence is essential for tissue-specific alternative splicing of human leukocyte common antigen pre-mRNA. Mol Cell Biol. 1989 Oct; 9(10):4550-5.
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