About Ben Harvey, MD, JD

Dr. H. Benjamin Harvey is a neuroradiologist in the Department of Radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital and a licensed attorney in Massachusetts. Dr. Harvey received his M.D. from the University of North Carolina and his J.D. from Harvard Law School. He completed his diagnostic radiology residency and neuroradiology fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Harvey's clinical practice focuses on the imaging evaluation of traumatic brain injury, brain tumors, stroke, and neurodegenerative diseases.  Dr. Harvey's research and consulting practice focus on healthcare quality assurance and quality improvement, value-based payment models, regulatory compliance, risk management, and care models for population health. He has written numerous peer-reviewed articles and has given invited lectures on these topics.

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Division of Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology
55 Fruit St
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-726-8323

Medical Education

  • MD, University of North Carolina
  • MD, University of North Carolina, School of Medicine
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Neuroradiology, American Board of Radiology
  • Diagnostic Radiology, American Board of Radiology

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  • View my most recent publications at PubMed

    Harvey HB, Tomov E, Babayan A, Dwyer K, Boland S, Pandharipande PV, Halpern EF, Alkasab TK, Hirsch JA, Schaefer PW, Boland GW, Choy G. Radiology Malpractice Claims in the United States: Characteristics and Implications. J Am Coll Radiol. 2015 Oct 7. [Epub ahead of print].

    Harvey HB, Hassanzadeh E, Aran S, Rosenthal DI, Thrall JH, Abujudeh HH. Key Performance Indicators in Radiology: You Can't Manage What You Can't Measure. Curr Probl Diagn Radiol. 2015 Jul 29.

    Harvey HB, Alkasab TK, Pandharipande PV, Halpern EF, Prabhakar AM, Oklu R, Rosenthal DI, Hirsch JA, Gazelle GS, Brink JA. Non-Research Related Physician-Industry Relationships of Radiologists in the United States. J Am Coll Radiol. 2015;12(11):1142-50.

    Harvey HB, Wu CC, Gilman MD, Halpern EF, Pandharipande PV, Shepard JO, Alkasab TK. Correlation of the Strength of Recommendations for Additional Imaging to Adherence Rate and Diagnostic Yield. J Am Coll Radiol. 2015;12(10):1016-22.

    Harvey HB, Gilman MD, Wu CC, Halpern EF, Xhao J, Pandharipande PV, Shepard JO, Alkasab TK. The Diagnostic Yield of Recommendations for Chest CT Prompted by Outpatient Chest Radiograph Findings. Radiology. 2015;275(1):262-71.

    Harvey HB, Alkasab TK, Pandharipande PV, Zhao J, Halpern EF, Salazar GM, Abujudeh HH, Rosenthal DI, Gazelle GS. Radiologist Compliance with Institutional Guidelines for Use of Nonroutine Communication of Diagnostic Imaging Results. J Am Coll Radiol. 2015;12(4):376-84.

    Harvey HB, Brink JA, Frush DP. Informed Consent for Radiation Risk from CT Imaging is Unjustified Based on the Current Scientific Evidence. Radiology. 2015;275(2):321-5.