Mailan Melissa Cao, M.D.
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Dr. Cao
MEDICAL PRACTICE:
Radiology Associates, L.L.P.
Corpus Christi, TX
January 2015 - present

Performing Diagnostic and Breast Imaging
MEDICAL SOCIETIES:
American College Radiology
Radiological Society North America
American Roentgen Ray Society
Society of Breast Imaging
Nueces County Medical Society
BOARD CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE:
American Board of Radiology
Texas State Medical License
Connecticut State Medical License
California State Medical License
EXPERIENCE:
Norwalk Radiology Consultants - Norwalk, CT
Diagnostic Radiologist and Residency Faculty
August 2012 - June 2014
EDUCATION:
Undergraduate:
Yale University - New Haven, CT
Bachelor of Science, Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry 2000

Medical School:
University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine - Los Angeles
Doctor of Medicine 2006

INTERNSHIP:
UCLA-Olive View Medical Center - Sylmar, CA
Internal Medicine, July 2006 - July 2007

RESIDENCY:
University of California at Los Angeles - Los Angeles, CA
Diagnostic Radiology, July 2007 - July 2011
Chief Resident, December 2009 - December 2010

FELLOWSHIP:
University of California at Los Angeles - Los Angeles, CA
Breast Imaging, July 2011 - July 2012

University of California at Los Angeles - Los Angeles, CA
Mini-Fellowship Abdominal Imaging, October 2010 - December 2010
CURRENT HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
Corpus Christi Medical Center
Bay Area Medical Center
Doctors Regional Hospital
The Heart Hospital
PUBLICATIONS:
Articles:
Cao MM, Hoyt A, Bassett LW. Mammographic signs of systemic disease. Radiographics, 2011 Jul-Aug; 31(4): 1085-100.

Bagnato F, Butman JA, Gupta S, Calabrese M, Pezawas L, Ohayon JM, Tovar-Moll F, Riva M, Cao MM, Talagala SL, McFarland HF. In vivo detection of cortical plaques by MR imaging in patients with multiple sclerosis. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2006 Nov-Dec; 27(10): 2161-7.

Gupta S, Solomon JM, Tasciyan TA, Cao MM, Stone RD, Ostuni JL, Ohayon JM, Muraro PA, Frank JA, Richert ND, McFarland HF, Bagnato F. Interferon-beta-1b effects on re-enhancing lesions in patients with multiple sclerosis. Mult Scler. 2005 Dec; 11(6): 658-68.

Abstracts:
Cao MM, Yang F, Frimmer H. The 'Other' Second-Look Ultrasound: Tips and Tricks for the Sonographic Work-up of Architectural Distortions Detected on Tomosynthesis. November 20014 Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society North America, Chicago, IL. Awarded Certificate of Merit. Invited for publication in Radiographics.

Cao MM, Hoyt A, Bassett LW. Signs of systemic disease on mammography: a pictorial collection. November 2009 Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society North America, Chicago, IL. Invited for publication in Radiographics.

Cao MM, Abtin F. Complications following percutaneous thermal ablation of the lung: management and prophylactic strategies. November 2009 Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society North America, Chicago, IL

Cao MM, Masih S. Sacral pathology revisited: a multi-modality approach. November 2008 Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society North America, Chicago, IL
RESEARCH PROJECTS:
Quantitative MRI for the study of gray matter disease in multiple sclerosis, July 2004 - July 2005, Laboratory of Dr. Henry F. McFarland, Imaging section, Neuroimmunology Branch, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

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