Skorn Ponrartana, MD

Attending Physician
Assistant Professor of Radiology, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Skorn Ponrartana, MD, MPH, joined the faculty of the Department of Radiology at CHLA after being a Children’s Hospital Pediatric Radiology Fellow. Dr. Ponrartana graduated from Stanford with a bachelor’s degree in Human Biology in 1999.

He received a master’s degree in public health from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2002 and his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco in 2006. He completed an internship in internal medicine and a residency in diagnostic radiology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Following his residency, he completed a two-year Fellowship in Pediatric Radiology and Pediatric Neuroradiology at CHLA.

His duties involve both general Pediatric Radiology and Pediatric Neuroradiology.


Medical School

University of California, San Francisco


Cedars-Sinai Medical Center


Cedars-Sinai Medical Center


Children's Hospital Los Angeles



Wren TA, Ponrartana S, Van Spreybroeck A, Ryan DD, Chia JM, Hu HH. Heterogeneity of Muscle Fat Infiltration in Children with Spina Bifida. Accepted for publication in Research in Developmental Disabilities 2013 Oct.

Ponrartana S, Hu HH, Gilsanz, V. On the relevance of brown adipose tissue in children. Ânn N Y Acad Sci. 2013 Aug1302(1):24-9.

Ponrartana S, Aggabao PC, Hu HH, Aldrovandi GM, Wren TA, Gilsanz V. Brown Adipose Tissue and its Relationship to Bone Structure in Pediatric Patients. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2012 Aug 97(8):2693-8.