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Sandrine Yazbek, MD

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:

Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine

Additional Title:

Assistant Professor

Education and Training


1993 - 1999 B.S., Biology (French Baccalaureates), Saint Joseph Antoura School (Magna Cum Laude)
1999 - 2006 M.D., Saint Joseph University
2007 ECFMG Certificate
2013 Clinical Functional MRI and Diffusion Tractography Course, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Weill Cornell Medical College, NY       
2016 - 2018 Euro-Mediterranean Master in Neuroscience and Biotechnology, Saint Joseph University
2018 - 2019 Master in Education in Medical Sciences, Saint Joseph University                

Post Graduate Education and Training    

2004 - 2006 Internship, Hotel Dieu de France University Hospital
2006 - 2011 Residency, Radiology, Saint Joseph University, Hotel Dieu de France University Hospital
2011 - 2012 Fellowship, Neuroradiology, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital
2012 – 2013 Fellowship, Pediatric Neuroradiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston Children’s Hospital


Dr. Yazbek is a neuroradiologist and pediatric neuroradiologist.


Research/Clinical Keywords

Advanced Imaging, Functional MRI, Tractography

Highlighted Publications


Yazbek S, Aggarwal A, Simpson D, Som P. Imaging Findings of Atypical Mycobacterial Infection in the Temporal Bone. Clinical Imaging. 2012, 1016/j.clinimag.2012.02.021

Yazbek S, Prabhu S P, Connaughton P, Grant P E, Gagoski B. Comparison of an Accelerated 3D Spiral Chemical Shift Imaging and Single Voxel Spectroscopy at 3T in the Pediatric Age Group. Pediatric Radiology. 2015, 45:1417–1422.

Yazbek S, Grant P E. Fetal Brain MRI: Patterned Approach and Review. Neurographics. 2015 September/October; 5(5):181–191

Bteich F, El Khoury L, Nohra G, Trak V, Yazbek S, Akiki M. Pituitary Adenoma and Papillary Craniopharyngioma: A Rare Case of Collision Tumor and Review of the Literature. World Neurosurg. 2020 139:63-69.

Yazbek S, Smayra T, Mallak I, Hage S, Sleilaty G, Atat C, Abdel Hay J, Moussa R. Functional MRI Study of Language Organization in Left-handed and Right-handed Trilingual Subjects. Sci Rep. 2020 Aug 5;10(1):13165. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-70167-y.