Dr. Faraz Kalantari

Education/Training

  • B.Sc in Atomic and Molecular Physics from Kharazmi University, Tehran, Iran
  • M.Sc in Medical Physics from Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
  • Ph.D in Medical Physics from Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at the University of Huston, Texas.
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX
  • Medical Physics Residency at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX

 

Research Interests

  • 3D and 4D image reconstruction
    • PET, CT, SPECT
  • Quantitative PET and SPECT
  • Low dose CBCT imaging
  • Motion management in Radiotherapy
  • SBRT and SRS

 

Selected publications

  1. M Naseri, H Rajabi, J Wang, F Kalantari. Simultaneous Respiratory Motion Correction and Image Reconstruction in 4DÔÇÉMulti Pinhole Small Animal SPECT. Med Phys 2019
  2. M Eftekhari, M Abbasi, A Tarafdari, A Emami-Ardekani, S Farzanefar, FKalantari, Babak Fallahi, Armaghan Fard-Esfahani, Davood Beiki, Maryam Naseri, Mohsen Saghari. Automated Interpretation of Myocardial Perfusion Images with Multilayer Perceptron Network as a Decision Support System. 2018 Journal of Medical Imaging and Health Informatics 8 (9), 1844-1849.
  3. D Shrestha,N Qin,Y Zhang, F Kalantari,S Niu,X Jia, A Pompos, S Jiang and J Wang. Iterative reconstruction with boundary detection for carbon ion computed tomography. 2018 Physics in Medicine & Biology63 (5), 055002
  4. S Shahzadeh, S Gholami, SMR Aghamiri, H Mahani, M Nabavi, FKalantari. Evaluation of normal lung tissue complication probability in gated and conventional radiotherapy using the 4D XCAT digital phantom. 2018 Computers in biology and medicine97, 21-29.
  5. M Fallahpoor, M Abbasi, AA Parach, A Bitarafan Rajabi, F Kalantari. Image-based versus atlas-based patient-specific S-value assessment for Samarium-153 EDTMP cancer palliative care: A short study. Ir J Nuclear Medicine 26 (2), 76-81.
  6. Y Zhong, F Kalantari, J Wang. Quantitative 4D-PET Reconstruction for Small Animal Using SMEIR-reconstructed 4D-CBCT. 2018 IEEE Trans. Rad. Plasma Med Sci
  7. M Fallahpoor, M Abbasi, AA Parach, F Kalantari. Internal dosimetry for radioembolization therapy with Yttrium-90 microspheres. 2017Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics18(2), 176-180
  8. M Fallahpoor, M Abbasi, AA Parach, F Kalantari. The importance of BMI in dosimetry of 153 Sm-EDTMP bone pain palliation therapy: A Monte Carlo study. Applied Radiation and Isotopes 2017 124, 1-6
  9. F Kalantari, J Wang. Attenuation correction in 4D-PET using a single-phase attenuation map and rigidity-adaptive deformable registration. Med. Phys. 2017 44 (2), 522-532.
  10. F Kalantari, T Li, M Jin, J Wang. Respiratory motion correction in 4D-PET by simultaneous motion estimation and image reconstruction (SMEIR). Phys. Med. Biol.2016; 61 (15), 5639-5661.
  11. M Fallahpoor, M Abbasi, AA Parach, A Sen, FKalantari. Practical nuclear medicine and utility of phantoms for internal dosimetry: XCAT compaed with Zubal. Rad. Protection Dosimetry2016 174 (2), 191-197.
  12. A Sen, F Kalantari, H C Gifford. Task equivalence for medical and human observer comparisons in SPECT localization studies. IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci. 2016; 63 (3), 1426 -1434
  13. F. Kalantari, H. Rajabi, M. Saghari. Quantification and reduction of collimator-detector response effect in SPECT by applying system model during iterative image reconstruction: A simulation study. Nucl Med Commun2012; 33(3):228-238.
  14. F. Kalantari, H. Rajabi, MR. Ay, SK Razavi, A Fard-Esfahani, D Beiki, M Eftekhari, B Fallahi, L Sadeghian, A Emami-Ardekani. The Influence of resolution recovery during image reconstruction on quantitative 99mTC-ECD brain SPET imaging. Hellenic J Nucl Med2012;15(2): 91-96.
  15. F. Kalantari, H. Rajabi, M. Saghari. Quantification and Reduction of attenuation related artifacts in SPET by applying attenuation model during iterative image reconstruction: A Monte Carlo study. Hellenic J Nucl Med 2011; 14(3): 278-283.
  16. F. Kalantari, H. Rajabi, N. Yaghoobi. Optimized Energy Window Configuration for Tl-201 imaging. J Nucl Med Technol2008 36: 36-43.