Radiology Director, Brain Tumor Center
Attending Physician

Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology, Keck School of Medicine of USC
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Benita Tamrazi, MD joined the faculty of the Department of Radiology at CHLA in July 2014. Dr. Tamrazi graduated from San Jose State University with a bachelor’s degree in Systems Physiology and a minor in Chemistry in 2003. She received her medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin in 2007 and completed her preliminary medicine internship at the Yale New Haven/Greenwich Hospital in 2008.

Dr. Tamrazi completed her residency in diagnostic radiology at the University of Rochester Medical Center in 2012. Following her residency, she completed a two-year neuroradiology fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco.


Medical School: 

Medical College of Wisconsin


Greenwich Hospital


University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry


University of California San Francisco



Diagnostic Radiology - American Board of Radiology


Tamrazi B and Almast J. Your Brain on Drugs: Imaging of Drug Related CNS Changes in the Central Nervous System. RadioGraphics. 2012 32: 701-719.

Tamrazi B, Mangla R and Almast J. Imaging of Pediatric Hearing Loss. Neurographics. 2011 1: 66-73.

Anker AR, Ali A, Arendt HE, Cass SP, Cotter LA, Jian BJ, Tamrazi B, and Yates BJ: Use of electrical vestibular stimulation to alter genioglossal muscle activity in awake cats. Journal of Vestibular Research. 2003 13 (1): 1-8.

Research Interests: 

Pediatric Neuroradiology, Advanced Imaging of Brain Tumors, Imaging evaluation of Epilepsy

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