Dr. Dana Mazuru-Witten has been a diagnostic radiologist for more than two decades. Her primary focus is pediatric radiology. She also reads ultrasounds on adult patients scanned at Women’s and Children’s Hospital. She performs pediatric fluoroscopy procedures including upper gastrointestinal tract, intussusception reduction, modified barium swallow and barium enema. 

Education & Training

Medical School

Universitatea De Medicina Si Farmacie Carol Davila


Transitional Year

  • Carol Davila University Of Medicine And Pharmacy


Diagnostic Radiology

  • University of Missouri School of Medicine GME

Family Medicine

  • Carol Davila University Of Medicine And Pharmacy


American Board of Radiology/Diagnostic Radiology
American Board of Radiology/Pediatric Radiology


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Academic Information

Division Director, Pediatric Radiology
Fellowship Program Director, Pediatric Radiology
Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology

Research Interests

  • Pediatrics

Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatrics


  • Natural history and surgical intervention of pineal cysts –Tanaka T, Mazuru DG.
  • Imaging characteristics of subacute to chronic meningoencephalitis: two case series of healthy children that mimics pediatric brain tumors. Sarpong Y, Tanaka T, Mazuru DG. Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics, 2016
  • Central venous catheter -induced pericardial effusion in a neonate; a case study and recommendations for practice. Shannon D, Mazuru DG. The Journal of Neonatal Nursing, June 2014
  • Imaging characteristics of lipofibromatosis presenting as a shoulder mass in a 16-month-old girl. Walton J, Green B, Donaldson M, Mazuru DG. Pediatric Radiology, 2010, vol. 10
  • Imaging characteristics of lipofibromatosis presenting as a shoulder mass in a 16-month-old girl. Walton J, Green B, Donaldson M, Mazuru DG. Presentation at SPR Meeting April 2010
  • Radiochemicalinvestigationsof177Lu-DOTA-8-Aoc-BBN[7-14]NH2:aninvitro/invivoassessment of the targeting ability of this new radiopharmaceutical for PC-3 human prostate cancer cells. Smith CJ, Gali H, Sieckman GL, Hayes D, Owen NK, Mazuru, DG, Volkert WA, Hoffman TJ. Nuclear Medicine and Biology, 30(2003)
  • Radiochemical Investigations of GRP Receptor-specific [99mTc(X)(CO)3-Dpr-Ser-Ser-Ser-Gln-Trp-Ala-Val-Gly-His-Leu-Met-(NH2)] in PC-3, Tumor-bearing, Rodent Models: Syntheses, Radiolabeling,andinVitro/inVivoStudieswhereDpr=2,3-DiaminopropionicacidandX=H2O or P(CH2OH). Smith JC, Sieckman G, Owen N, Hayes D, Mazuru DG, Kannan R, Volkert WA, Hoffman TJ. Cancer Research 63, 4082-4088,(2003)
  • Development of radiolabeled ST and bombesin peptides for specific in vivo targeting of cancers that express GC-C and GRP receptors. Gali H, Sieckman G, Hoffman T, Owen N, Mazuru D, Forte L.R., Volkert W. Bioconjugate Chemistry, 2001
  • Chemical synthesis of E. coli STh analogs by regioselective disulfide bond formation: Biological evaluation of an In111-DOTA-Phe19-STh analog for specific targeting of human colon cancers. Gali H, Sieckman GL, Hoffman TJ, Owen NK, Mazuru DG, Forte LR, Volkert WA. Bioconjugate Chemistry, 2001
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