Faculty Profile

Einat  Blumfield, MDEinat Blumfield, MD
Phone: 718-918-4965
E-mail: einat.blumfield@nbhn.net

Dr. Blumfield is the Associate Director of the Pediatric Radiology Department at Jacobi Medical Center. She was a medical officer in the Israeli Defense Forces prior to her employment here, and is currently an Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Radiology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. 

Graduate School:

Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology

Training:

  • Internship and Residency: Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
  • Neuroradiology Fellowship: University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Pediatric Radiology Fellowship: Children’s Hospital & Regional Medical Center, University of Washington School of Medicine

 

Bibliography:

A. Original Communications in Reviewed Journals:

  • Ben-Aryeh H., Blumfield E., Szargel R., Laufer D., Berdicevsky I. Oral Candida Carriage and Blood Group Antigen Secretor Status. Mycosis, 1995 SEP– OCT;38(9-10):355-8.
  • Erlichman D.* Blumfield E., Rajpathak S., Weiss A. Association between linear skull fractures and intracranial hemorrhage in pediatric patients with minor head trauma. Pediatric Radiology. 2010 Aug;40(8):1375-9. Epub 2010 Mar 9.
  • Gartner R., Levin T., Borenstein S., Kim Han B., Blumfield E(5), Murphy R, Freeman K. Interloop Fluid in Intussusception: what is its significance? Pediatric Radiology. 2011 Jun;41(6):727-31.
  • Blumfield E., Misra-shah, M. Pott’s Puffy tumor, intracranial and orbital complications of sinusitis in the pediatric population, a cases series. Emergency Radiology. 2011 Jun;18(3):203-10.
  • Torgyekes E, Shanske AL, Anyane-Yeboa K, Nahum O, Pirzadeh S, Blumfield E, Jobanputra V, Warburton D, Levy B. The proximal chromosome 14q microdeletion syndrome: delineation of the phenotype using high resolution SNP oligonucleotide microarray analysis (SOMA) and review of the literature. Am J Med Genet A. 2011 Aug;155A(8):1884-96.
  • Einat Blumfield, Gopi Nayak, Ramya Srinivasan, Matthew Tadashi Muranaka, Netta M. Blitman, Anthony Blumfield, Terry L. Levin. JOURNAL CLUB: Ultrasound for Differentiation Between Perforated and Nonperforated Appendicitis in Pediatric Patients. American Journal of Roentgenology 2013 200:5, 957-962.
  • Meltzer JA, Reddy SH, Blumfield E, Alvayay C, Blumberg SM. Pelvic Fracture Urethral Injuries in Children: A Case Report and Appraisal of Their Emergency Management. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2015 Sep 23.
  • Blumfield E, Zember J, Guelfguat M, Blumfield A, Goldman H. Evaluation of an initiative to reduce radiation exposure from CT to children in a non-pediatric focused facility-accepted for publication in the Journal of Emergency Radiology- July 2015.
  • Blumfield E. Imaging in child abuse. Article was accepted for publication in the J Am Osteopath Coll Radiol. May 2015.
  • Barczynska T, Dura M, Blumfield E, Wegierska M, Zuchowski P, Wilinska-Jankowska A, Jeka S. DAS28 score vs. ultrasound for assessment of RA disease activity; comparison and discussion of pros and cons.: Reumatologia 2015;53 (4):213-8. Epub 2015 Sep 21.
  • Barczynska T, Dura M, Blumfield E, Wegierska M, Zuchowski P, Jeka S. Osteoporosis diagnostics in patient with Rheumatoid arthritis; Reumatologia 2016;54 (1):29-34. Epub 2016 Mar 24.
  • Adin Nelson, MD; Noe Romo, MD, MS; Daniela Levanon2, MD; Einat Blumfield2, MD; and Jeffrey Gershel, MD; Gastric Bezoar Treatment Using Oral Coca-Cola Accepted for publication in Clinical pediatrics July 2016
  • Suzzane Roberts, Abigaile Nixon, James Meltzer, Einat Blumfield. Design of a height-adjusted focused CT using the umbilicus as a landmark for children undergoing evaluation for appendicitis. Submitted to Pediatric Radiology July 2016.
  • Blumfield E., Yang D.,Grossman J. Differentiating perforated from non-perforated appendicitis in children using a scoring system, based on clinical, laboratory, and sonographic findings. In submission.
  • David Erlichman, an Einstein medical student, was a mentored trainee of Dr Blumfield.

 B. Patents

  • “Automated Vertebral Body Image Segmentation for Medical Screening” US20130077840. Publication date-3/28/2013. Einat Blumfield, Anthony Blumfield. Radnostics LLC.

C. Books, Chapters in books, and Review Articles

  • Leb J. Blumfield E.
    Chapter on the topic of “Imaging of Constrictive Pericarditis”
    Dr. White, Dr. Haramati, Dr. Chen, and Dr. Levsky’s book, Cardiac Imaging: Rotations in Radiology. Published on December 2013.
  • Michael Moor, Einat Blumfield, Ramesh Lyer
    Chapter on pediatric imaging in children in the forthcoming book titled: “Non-interpretive Radiology: The Requisites” would be published in the end of 2016.

D. Abstracts/Poster Presentations:

  • “Abortions always justified? A study of false positives in diagnostic prenatal US.”, Oral presentation in the annual meeting of the Israel Radiological Association, Blumfield E., Eppelman M. Eilat Israel October 2000.
  • “Pott’s Puffy tumor, intracranial and orbital complications of sinusitis in the pediatric population, a cases series”, Poster in the annual meeting of the society of pediatric radiology, Blumfield E., Misra-shah, M., Boston MA, April 2010.
  • “Meckle’s Diverticulum, Common and Uncommon Complications, Review of the Literature and Presentation of 4 Cases”, Poster in the annual meeting of the society of pediatric radiology, Blumfield E., Lee D., Boston MA, April 2010.
  • “When the tube gets stuck: Iatrogenic neonatal esophageal perforation” Poster in the annual meeting of the RSNA (Radiologic society of North America), Watson A., Blumfield E., Chicago, IL, November/December-2010.
  • “Ambiguos genitalia in the neonate: a case based review of imaging findings” poster in the International Pediatric Radiology meeting. Chiong B., Shere I., Blumfield E., London, UK, May 2011.
  • “ Association between gestational age and occurrence of high grade intraventricular hemorrhage in extreme prematurity” Poster in the International Pediatric Radiology meeting. Blumfield E., Weiss A., Erlichman D., Rajpathak S., Brown Y. London, UK, May 2011.
  • “Imaging of congenital spinal malformations with MRI and Ultrasound, a case based review” Poster in the annual meeting of the Society of Pediatric Radiology. Strauchler D, Blumfield E. San Francisco, CA, April-2012.
  • “Differentiation between perforated and non-perforated appendicitis using ultrasound in pediatric patients.” Oral presentation in the ARRS (American Roentgen Ray Society) annual meeting, Blumfield E., Nayak G., Srinivasan R., Muranaka,M., Blitman N., Blumfield A., Levin T., , Washington DC, April 2013.
  • “Evaluation of a novel fully automated software for osteoporosis detection in MDCT scans performed for other indications.” Blumfield E., Blumfield A., Keidar Z.. Oral presentation in the annual meeting of the Israeli Radiology Association Eilat, Israel, November 2013.
  • “Evaluation of a novel software for fully automated detection of osteoporosis in abdominal MDCT scans performed for other clinical indication, as an aid to the radiologist” Oral presentation in the annual meeting of the RSNA (Radiologic society of North America), Blumfield E, Leb J, Blumfield A, , Chicago, IL, December 2013
  • “The use of computed tomography to assess bone density in comparison to bone density assessment by DXA method” Poster in the annual meeting of the (ESR) European Society of Radiology, M. Dura, E. Blumfield, P. Zuchowski, R. Wojciechowski, G. Meder, A. Blumfield, E. Sokolska, S. Jeka; Vienna, Austria, March 2014.
  • “Differentiating perforated from nonperforated appendicitis in children using a scoring system based on clinical, laboratory, and sonographic findings” Oral presentation in the 2015 annual meeting of ARRS (American Roentgen Ray Society). Yang D., Blumfield E. Toronto, Canada, April 2015.
  • “Phantom-less Bone Mineral Density measurement in contrast enhanced abdominal CT scans”. Oral presentation in the 2015 annual meeting of ARRS (American Roentgen Ray Society). Blumfield E., Dura M., et al. Toronto, Canada, April 2015.
  • “Rings and slings through the ages” Poster in the 2015 annual meeting of the Society of Thoracic Radiology. Jay S. Leb MD, Leila Rezai Gharai MD, Linda Haramati MD, Einat Blumfield MD. March 2015, San Diego, CA.
  • “Evaluation of a Focused Abdominal-Pelvic CT Scan to Detect the Appendix in Children”. Poster in the 2015 annual meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies. Suzanne Roberts DO, MPH, Abigail Nixon MD, James Meltzer MD, Einat Blumfield MD. April 2015, San Diego, CA.
  • “The evaluation of usefulness of computed tomography in the diagnosis of osteoporosis” Oral presentation in the 5th National Rheumatological Meeting. Dura M, Zuchowski P, Blumfield E, Wojciechowski R, Sokólska E, Meder G, Jeka S. September 2015, Lublin, Poland.
  • “THE RADIOLOGIC JOURNEY OF AN ABDOMINAL MASS: A CASE OF CASTLEMAN'S DISEASE” Poster presentation in the annual meeting of the NASHPAGAN (North American Asscoation of Pediatric Gastroeneterology, Hepatology and Nutrition), Nelson Katelyn, Kota Archana Sravanthi, Blumfield Einat, Gershel Jeffrey, Levanon Daniela. October 2015 Washington DC.
  • “KERNICTERUS SECONDARY TO A NOVEL MUTATION IN UGT1A1 GENE COMBINED WITH GILBERT TYPE PROMOTER MUTATION”. Poster presentation in the annual meeting of the NASHPAGAN (North American Asscoation of Pediatric Gastroeneterology, Hepatology and Nutrition), Batsis Irini,Kota Archana Sravanthi, Pereira Elaine, Nelson Katelyn, Blumfield Einat, Gershel, Jeffrey, Levanon, Daniela. October 2015 Washington DC.
  • “THE RADIOLOGIC JOURNEY OF AN ABDOMINAL MASS: A CASE OF CASTLEMAN'S DISEASE”. Poster presentation in the annual meeting of the NASHPAGAN (North American Asscoation of Pediatric Gastroeneterology, Hepatology and Nutrition), Nelson Katelyn,Kota Archana Sravanthi, Blumfield, Einat, Gershel Jeffrey, Levanon, Daniela. October 2015 Washington DC.
  • “Computed Tomography of pediatric penetrating trauma: Optimizing image acquisition and interpretation” Poster presentation in the International meeting of the Society of Pediatric Radiology. Tahanai Alturkistani, Bernard Godwasser, Einat Blumfield, mark Liszweski, Benjamin Taragin. Chicago IL, May 2016

 E. Invited Presentations:

  • “Genitourinary tract abnormalities and urinary tract infections in children”, 4th annual New York radiology review course current concepts. Blumfield E., New York NY, May 2006.
  • “Imaging of congenital malformations of the brain”, New York Roentgen Society annual spring meeting: Hot topics and radiology, review course. Blumfield E., New York NY, April 2007.
  • “Interesting cases in pediatric radiology with emphasis on pediatric neuroradiology”, New York Roentgen Society annual spring meeting: Hot topics and radiology, review course. Blumfield E., New York NY, April 2007.
  • “Imaging in child abuse” Lecture to Radiology residents, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel, August 2008.
  • “Review of topics in pediatric radiology” Lecture to Radiology residents. Harvard Medical School board reviews, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, May 2010.
  • “Imaging of congenital malformations of the brain”, Lecture to attendings and residents in the Radiology Department, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel, January 2012.
  • “Imaging in Child abuse” Pediatric Radiology Grand Rounds, Seattle Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, WA, July 2013
  • Hands-on Ultrasound session on pediatric MSK, DDH and appendicitis-Proctor. Annual meeting of the Society of Pediatric Radiology –Washington DC, May 2014.
  • Hands-on Ultrasound session on pediatric MSK, DDH and appendicitis-Proctor. Annual meeting of the Society of Pediatric Radiology –Bellevue, WA, April 2015
  • Lecture and Hands-on ultrasound session for pediatric radiology attendings, radiology residents and ultrasound technologists on “US for appendicitis and finding the normal appendix on US”- Winthrop Hospital, NY, June 2015.

Other:

  • Member of the Society of Pediatric Radiology (SPR)
  • Member of the Radiology Society of North America (RSNA)
  • Member of the American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology (ASPNR) (up to 2015)
  • Member of the European Society of Radiology (ESR)
  • Member of the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) (2015 only).
  • Reviewer for the annual meeting of the European Society of Radiology (ESR), 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Reviewer for the Journal of Pediatric Radiology since 2012.
  • Reviewer for the Journal of European Radiology since 2014.
  • Member of the Society of Pediatric Radiology Safety Committee since 2013. Vice chair in 2015/2016