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Jeanne Bari Ackman, MD

  • Director of Thoracic MRI (non-vascular)


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Clinical Interests
  • Thoracic MR (non-vascular)
  • Thymoma
  • Environmental lung disease, Interstitial lung disease
  • Lung cancer
  • Preventive medicine
Medical Education
  • MD, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Danvers: The Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care
  • Waltham: Mass General West
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • Centene/Celticare
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Connecticut
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • OSW - Vermont
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
Patient Age Group

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A.B., Harvard University, 1983-1987
M.D., Yale University School of Medicine, 1987-1991

Postdoctoral Training

Internship, Internal Medicine, Greenwich Hospital, 1991-1992
Residency, Diagnostic Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 1992-1996
Mini-fellowships, Pediatric Radiology (6 months), Thoracic Radiology (6 months), Massachusetts General Hospital, 1995-1996
Fellowship, Body/Women's Imaging, Brigham & Women's Hospital, 1996-1997

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Research & Publications


Ackman JB
, Wu CC.  MRI of the Thymus. Am J Roentgenol.  197:W15-20, 2011.

Ackman JB, Kovacina B, Carter BW, et al. Sex difference in normal thymic appearance in adults 20-30 years of age. Radiology. 268:245-53, 2013.

Ackman JB, Wu CC, Halpern EF, Abbott GF, Shepard JA. Non-vascular thoracic magnetic resonance imaging: The current state of training, utilization, and perceived value. Survey of the Society of Thoracic Radiology membership. Journal of Thoracic Imaging. 29:252-57, 2014.

Ackman JB. A practical guide to non-vascular thoracic magnetic resonance imaging. Journal of Thoracic Imaging. 29:17-29, 2014.

Ackman JB, Verzosa S, Kovach AE, et al.  High rate of unnecessary thymectomy and its cause.  Can computed tomography distinguish thymoma, lymphoma, thymic hyperplasia, and thymic cysts? European Journal of Radiology.  84(3); 524-33, 2015.

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Radiological Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston MA, 02114-2696
Phone: 617-724-4254
Fax: 617-724-0046

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