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George J. Hunter, MD

  • Staff Radiologist, Division of Neuroradiology
  • Associate Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School




Dr. Hunter is a staff radiologist in the Division of Neuroradiology in the Department of Radiology.



Centers & Specialties

Vascular Center

Clinical Interests
  • Neuroradiology
  • Cardiovascular radiology
  • Stroke
  • Stroke Imaging
  • Head and Neck Imaging
  • Advanced CT applications
  • Diffusion and perfusion weighted imaging in stroke
  • Spine Imaging
  • Neuroendocrine imaging
  • Thyroid imaging
  • Parathyroid imaging
Medical Education
  • MB, BS, University of London
  • Residency, Guy's Hospital|Residency, Hammersmith Hospital|Residency, University College Hospital
  • Fellowship, University College Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Diagnostic Radiology
Foreign Languages
  • Polish
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
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
  • 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 - New York
  • 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

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

Patient Age Group

Research & Publications


View my most recent publications at PubMed

G. J. Hunter, J. V. Hunter and N. J. Brown. Parametric Imaging Using Digital Subtraction Angiography. Br J Radiol, 1986. 59(697): p. 7-11.

L. Hamberg, B. Hoop, G. Hunter and G. Wolf. Functional Imaging with Slip-Ring CT and Echo-Planar MRI: A Preliminary Report. Medical Review, 1994. 49: p. 10-19.

L. M. Hamberg, G. J. Hunter, D. Kierstead, E. H. Lo, R. Gilberto Gonzalez and G. L. Wolf. Measurement of Cerebral Blood Volume with Subtraction Three-Dimensional Functional CT. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol, 1996. 17(10): p. 1861-1869.

G. J. Hunter, L. M. Hamberg, J. A. Ponzo, F. R. Huang-Hellinger, P. P. Morris, J. Rabinov, J. Farkas, M. H. Lev, P. W. Schaefer, C. S. Ogilvy, L. Schwamm, F. S. Buonanno, W. J. Koroshetz, G. L. Wolf and R. G. Gonzalez. Assessment of Cerebral Perfusion and Arterial Anatomy in Hyperacute Stroke with Three-Dimensional Functional CT: Early Clinical Results. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol, 1998. 19(1): p. 29-37.

L. M. Hamberg, G. J. Hunter, K. I. Maynard, C. Owen, P. P. Morris, C. M. Putman, C. Ogilvy and R. G. Gonzalez. Functional CT Perfusion Imaging in Predicting the Extent of Cerebral Infarction from a 3-Hour Middle Cerebral Arterial Occlusion in a Primate Stroke Model. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol, 2002. 23(6): p. 1013-1021.

G. J. Hunter, H. M. Silvennoinen, L. M. Hamberg, W. J. Koroshetz, F. S. Buonanno, L. H. Schwamm, G. A. Rordorf and R. G. Gonzalez. Whole-Brain CT Perfusion Measurement of Perfused Cerebral Blood Volume in Acute Ischemic Stroke: Probability Curve for Regional Infarction. Radiology, 2003. 227(3): p. 725-730.


Division of Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology
55 Fruit St
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone 1: 617-726-8320
Phone 2: 617-726-8354

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