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Joseph Owen, MD



  • Associate Professor of Radiology
  • Discipline Coordinator of Radiology
  • Advanced Development Director of Radiology

College Unit(s)

Other Affiliation(s)
  • Abdominal Radiology
  • Medical Education Academic Development Director

Biography and Education


MD University of Kentucky College of Medicine RESIDENCY Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri FELLOWSHIP Body Imaging, Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri

Selected Publications

1. Sarin A, Klos C, Fowler K, Fajardo A, Silviera M, Owen JW, Mutch M, Safar B, Birnbaum E, Wise P, Olsen J, Tan B, Hunt S. Lymph Node Assessment by MRI After Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation for Rectal Cancer – No Means No. Dis Colon Rectum. 2013 Apr;56(4):E95.

2. Owen JW, Gilula LA, Bridwell KH. Management of Complications Following Radiofrequency Ablation of a Pedicle Osteoid Osteoma. Am J Orthop. 2014 Jun;43(6):E124-8.

3. Shetty AS, Mellnick VM, Raptis C, Loch R, Owen JW, Bhalla S. Limited Utility of MRA for Acute Bowel Ischemia after Portal Venous Phase CT. Abdom Imaging. 2015 Oct;40(8):3020-8.

4. Owen JW, Fowler KJ, Doyle MB, Saad NE, Linehan DC, Chapman WC. Colorectal Liver Metastases: Disappearing Lesions in the Era of Eovist Hepatobiliary Magnetic Resonance Imaging. HPB. 2016 Mar;18(3):296-303.

5. Tsai R, Raptis C, Fowler KJ, Owen JW, Mellnick VM. MRI of Suspected Appendicitis During Pregnancy: Interradiologist Agreement, Indeterminate Interpretation and the Meaning of Non-visualization of the Appendix. Br J Radiol. 2017 Nov 16;90(1079): 20170383 (8 pages).

6. Tran-Harding K, Nair RT, Dawkins A, Ayoob A, Owen JW, Deraney S, Lee JT, Stevens S, Ganesh H. Endometriosis Revisited: An Imaging Review of the Usual and Unusual Manifestations with Pathological Correlation. Clin Imaging. 2018 Jul 31;52:163-71.

7. Tran-Harding K, Lee JT, Owen JW. Recognizing the CT Manifestations of Gynecologic Conditions Encountered in the Emergency Department. Curr Probl Diagn Radiol. 2019 Sep-Oct;48(5):473-81. Epub Ahead of Print 2018 Jul 23.

8. Owen JW, Saad NE, Foster G, Fowler KJ. The Feasibility of Using Volumetric Phase-Contrast MR Imaging (4D Flow) to Assess for Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt Dysfunction. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2018 Dec;29(12):1717-24. Epub Ahead of Print 2018 Nov 2.

9. Bisig AM, Ayoob AR, Owen JW. Classics in Abdominal Imaging: The Atoll Sign. Abdom Radiol. 2019 Apr;44(4):1621-2. Epub Ahead of Print 2018 Nov 21.

10. McCann MR, Ayoob A, Hatfield W, Owen JW, Nair RT, Ganesh H, Lee JT. Evaluating Methods to Increase LI-RADS Utilization in an Academic Radiology Department. J Am Coll Radiol. 2019 Sep;16(9 Pt A):1165-8.

11. Nisiewicz MJ, Patel RA, Dugan AJ, Owen JW. Improved Survival Following Transarterial Radioembolization of Infiltrative-appearance Hepatocellular Carcinoma. J Clin Oncol. 2019 May 26;37(15_suppl):e15591.

12. Ayoob A, Owen JW, Lee JT. Managing Cognitive Load in Multimedia Presentations: Reducing Extraneous Processing. RadioGraphics. 2020 Jan-Feb;40(1):151-2.

13. Kapoor H, Sanampudi S, Owen J, Raissi D. Lung Metastasis Postradioembolization of Hepatocellular Carcinoma With Tumor in Vein. ACG Case Rep J. 2020 Mar 2;7(2):e00322.

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