About Jeanne Ackman, MD

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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Mass General Imaging
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-724-4254
Fax: 617-724-0046

Medical Education

  • MD, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Brigham and Womens Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Diagnostic Radiology, American Board of Radiology

Accepted Insurance Plans

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  • View my most recent publications at PubMed

    • 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, 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. 
    • Ackman JB, Gaissert HA, Lanuti M, Digumarthy SR, Shepard JO, Halpern EF, Wright CD.  Impact of nonvascular thoracic MRI on the clinical decision-making of thoracic surgeons:  A two-year prospective study.  Radiology. 280(2):464-74,2016.  
    • McDermott S, Kilcoyne A, Wang Y, Scott JA, Halpern EF, Ackman JB. Comparison of 18FDG avidity at PET of benign and malignant pure ground glass opacities: a paradox?  Clinical Radiology. 74(3):187-95, 2019. 
    • Ackman JB, Chung JH, Walker CM, Bang TJ, Carter BW, Hobbs SB, Kandathil A, Lanuti M, Madan R, Moore WH, Shah SD, Verde F, Kanne JP.ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Imaging of Mediastinal Masses.  Available at https://acsearch.acr.org/docs/3157912/Narrative/Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR). 18(5S):S37-51,2021. 
    • Ackman JB, Chintanapakdee W, Mendoza D, Price M, Lanuti M, Shepard JO. Longitudinal CT and MR Imaging Characteristics of Unilocular Thymic Cysts.  In press, Radiology.