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Daniel J.A. Margolis, M.D.
Daniel J.A. Margolis, M.D.


Diagnostic radiology

General Information:

English, Swedish, limited Spanish


Assistant Professor in Residence, Department of Radiological Sciences, Abdominal Imaging
Member, JCCC Cancer Molecular Imaging Program Area

Hospital Affiliation(s):

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica


Radiology, Stanford University Medical Center, 2003 - 2005
Diagnostic Radiology, UCLA School of Medicine, 1999 - 2003
Internal Medicine, Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, 1998 - 1999
Medical Degree:
M.D., USC School of Medicine, 1998


Board Certification(s):
Diagnostic Radiology, American Board of Radiology, 2003

Practice Information:

Clinical Interest(s):
Cancer imaging
Prostate MRI
Virtual colonography

Scientific Interest(s):

Dr. Daniel Margolis is co-director of prostate magnetic resonance imaging. He is interested in the use of MRI for characterization of cancer and efficacy of treatment. Margolis is also director of virtual colonography at UCLA.

Selected Cancer-Related Publications:

Finley DS, Ellingson BM, Natarajan S, Zaw TM, Raman SS, Schulam P, Reiter RE, Margolis D. Diffusion tensor magnetic resonance tractography of the prostate: feasibility for mapping periprostatic fibers. Urology. 2012 Jul;80(1):219-23.

McClure TD, Margolis DJ, Reiter RE, Sayre JW, Thomas MA, Nagarajan R, Gulati M, Raman SS. Use of MR imaging to determine preservation of the neurovascular bundles at robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy. Radiology. 2012 Mar;262(3):874-83. Epub 2012 Jan 24.

Sauk SC, Hsu MS, Margolis DJ, Lu DS, Rao NP, Belldegrun AS, Pantuck AJ, Raman SS. Clear cell renal cell carcinoma: multiphasic multidetector CT imaging features help predict genetic karyotypes. Radiology. 2011 Dec;261(3):854-62. Epub 2011 Oct 24.

Natarajan S, Marks LS, Margolis DJ, Huang J, Macairan ML, Lieu P, Fenster A. Clinical application of a 3D ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy system. Urol Oncol. 2011 May-Jun;29(3):334-42.

Margolis DJ, Hoffman JM, Herfkens RJ, Jeffrey RB, Quon A, Gambhir SS. Molecular imaging techniques in body imaging. Radiology. 2007 Nov;245(2):333-56.