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Texas Medical Center

Pediatric Radiology
Phone: 832-824-7237
Fax: 832-825-0160


6701 Fannin Street
Suite 470
Houston, TX 77030

Sherri Beth Birchansky, MD


School Education Degree Year
Cornell University, Weill Medical College Fellowship Musculoskeletal MRI 2005
Miami Children's Hospital Fellowship Pediatric Radiology 1994
University of Miami Fellowship Neuroradiology 1991
University of Miami Residency Diagnostic Radiology 1990
University of Miami Medical School Medical School Doctor of Medicine 1986
University of South Florida Program University Bachelor of Chemistry/Biochemi 1981


Dr. Sherri Birchansky is a Pediatric Neuroradiologist, board certified in diagnostic radiology with additional subspecialty board certifications in neuroradiology and pediatric radiology. With a college bachelor degree in chemistry, graduating top in her class summa cum laude, she went on to complete her M.D. degree and earn membership into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. Fascinated with the emerging use of cutting edge technology in the diagnosis and understanding of disease, she then completed diagnostic radiology residency and subsequently separate subspecialty fellowships in neuroradiology, pediatric radiology and musculoskeletal MRI.

Dr. Birchansky is presently Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology at Baylor College of Medicine. She was former head of CT & MRI at Miami Children's Hospital and previously Chief of Neuroradiology at the Hospital for Special Surgery with appointment as Associate Professor Clinical Radiology at Weill Medical College of Cornell University. She is a senior member of the American Society of Neuroradiology, founding member of American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology and also has memberships in Society of Pediatric Radiology, American College of Radiology, Society of Skeletal Radiology, Texas Radiologic Society, among others. The Consumers Research Council of America has repeatedly named her among America's Top Radiologists and America's Top Physicians.

Dr. Birchansky is a popular lecturer and passionate about teaching/mentoring the next generation of physicians. She has presented at numerous educational conferences including national and local scientific meetings, authored or coauthored over 35 scientific abstracts & publications, is a contributing author to neuroradiology textbooks and served as editorial board reviewer for the American Journal of Neuroradiology.

Her interests include all facets of pediatric neuroradiology, with particular expertise in MR and CT imaging. Dr. Birchansky feels honored to be part of Texas Children's Hospital and work among so many outstanding professionals who share the commitment to compassionate & quality care of our children.


Organization Name Role
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society Member
American College of Radiology Member
American Society of Neuroradiology Senior Member
American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology Founding Member
Society of Skeletal Radiology Member

Selected Publications

Birchansky S, Altman N. Imaging the Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerves in Infants and Children. Seminars in Pediatric Neurology Vol 7, No 1, pp15-25 March 2000.

* Texas Children's Hospital physicians' licenses and credentials are reviewed prior to practicing at any of our facilities. Sections titled From the Doctor, Professional Organizations and Publications were provided by the physician's office and were not verified by Texas Children's Hospital.