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Nicolas Paez, MD

Nicolas Paez, MD - UMass Chan Radiology Resident

  Nicolas Paez, MD

Internship: Transitional Year at MetroWest Medical Center, Framingham, MA
Medical School: Universidad Javeriana (Bogota D.C., Colombia)
Undergraduate School: Universidad Javeriana (Bogota D.C., Colombia)
Hometown: Bucaramanga, Santander Colombia.
Clinical Interests: Musculoskeletal imaging, interventional radiology, cardiothoracic imaging, abdominal imaging, artificial intelligence
Personal Interests: Cycling, gaming, cooking, hiking and visiting natural parks


Paez SN, Zawacki W, Nolan T, Wicky van Doyer S. Performance of Advanced Practice Providers compared with that of Physician Providers in Ultrasound-Guided Fine-Needle Aspiration of Thyroid Nodules and Superficial Neck Masses. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2022 Sep 6:S1051-0443(22)01182-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jvir.2022.08.029. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36084843.

Hsu TH, Schawkat K, Berkowitz SJ, Wei JL, Makoyeva A, Legare K, DeCicco C, Paez SN, Wu JSH, Szolovits P, Kikinis R, Moser AJ, Goehler A. Artificial intelligence to assess body composition on routine abdominal CT scans and predict mortality in pancreatic cancer- A recipe for your local application. Eur J Radiol. 2021 Sep;142:109834. doi: 10.1016/j.ejrad.2021.109834. Epub 2021 Jun 24. PMID: 34252866.

Schawkat K, Tsai LL, Jaramillo-Cardoso A, Paez SN, Moser JA, Decicco C, Singer T, Glickman J, Brook A, Manning MA, Mortele KJ. Use of ring-enhancement and focal necrosis to differentiate pancreatic adenosquamous carcinoma from pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma on CT and MRI. Clin Imaging. 2021 May;73:134-138. doi: 10.1016/j.clinimag.2020.11.041. Epub 2020 Dec 3. PMID: 33387918.

Gibson AL, Chen BY, Rosen MP, Paez SN, Lo HS. Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on emergency department CT for suspected diverticulitis. Emerg Radiol. 2020 Dec;27(6):773-780. doi: 10.1007/s10140-020-01865-3. Epub 2020 Oct 28. PMID: 33111154; PMCID: PMC7591272.

Paez SN, Schawkat K, Garces-Descovich A, Sawhney MS, Mortele KJ. Incidental finding of a supradiaphragmatic caudate lobe on cross-sectional imaging: An exceedingly rare entity. Clin Imaging. 2020 Mar;60(1):79-83. doi: 10.1016/j.clinimag.2019.11.009. Epub 2019 Nov 28. PMID: 31864205.


Academic Excellence Award (Medical School Graduation)