Benita Tamrazi, MD

Radiology Director, Brain Tumor Center
Director, Neuroradiology
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology, Clinical Scholar
Keck School of Medicine of USC

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.


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