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Rafel R. Tappouni, M.B.B.CH.Wake Forest School of Medicine

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Rafel R. Tappouni, M.B.B.CH.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Interests

Abdominal Imaging, Radiology, Abdominal Ultrasound

Contact Information

Department: 336-716-2471

Email: rtappoun@wakehealth.edu

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Education & Training

  • B.A., University of Baghdad College of Medicine-Iraq, 1989
  • M.S., Iraq, 1991
  • M.B.,B.Ch., Royal College of Surgeons-Ireland, 1995
  • Internship, Medicine, Beaumont Hospital, 1996
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, St. James' Hospital, 1998
  • Residency, Nephrology, Beaumont Hospital, 1998
  • Fellowship, Abdominal Imaging, St Thomas' Hospital Med School, 2005

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology

NPI Number

  • 1124085246
Rafel R. Tappouni, M.B.B.CH.

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Rafel R. Tappouni, M.B.B.CH.

Associate Professor, Radiology

Contact Information

Academic: 717-222-8435 | Department: 336-716-2471

Email: rtappoun@wakehealth.edu

Recent Publications

Gastropericardial fistula: radiologic findings and literature review. Davidson JP, Connelly TM, Libove E, Tappouni R.. J Surg Res. 2016;203(1):174-182.

Circumportal pancreas: imaging findings in 40 patients. Tappouni R, Perumpillichira J, Sekala M, Hosseinzadeh K, Clark C, Leyendecker J.. Abdom Imaging. 2015;40(3):521-530.

Measurement of visceral fat on preoperative computed tomography predicts complications after sigmoid colectomy for diverticular disease. Tappouni R, Mathew P, Connelly TM, Luke F, Messaris E.. Am J Surg. 2015;210(2):285-290.

Circumportal pancreas: a review of the literature and image findings. Connelly TM, Sakala M, Tappouni R.. Surg Radiol Anat. 2015;37(5):431-437.

Surgical diverticulitis is not associated with defects in the expression of wound healing genes. Connelly TM, Berg AS, Harris LR III, Tappouni R, Brinton D, Deiling S, Koltun WA.. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2015;30(9):1247-1254.

Mimics of hepatic neoplasms. Tappouni R, Sakala MD, Hosseinzadeh K.. Semin Roentgenol. 2015;50(4):305-319.

CT colonography: effect of computer-aided detection of colonic polyps as a second and concurrent reader for general radiologists with moderate experience in CT colonography. Mang T, Bogoni L, Anand VX, Chandra D, Curtin AJ, Lev-Toaff AS, Hermosillo G, Noah R, Raykar V, Salganicoff M, Shaw R, Summerton S, Tappouni RF, Ringel H, Weber M, Wolf M, Obuchowski NA.. Eur Radiol. 2014;24(7):1466-1476.

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Associate Professor, Radiology

Clinical Interests

Abdominal Imaging, Radiology, Abdominal Ultrasound
Rafel R. Tappouni, M.B.B.CH.

Rafel R. Tappouni, M.B.B.CH.

Associate Professor, Radiology

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