Cylen Javidan, MD

Associate Professor of Radiology

Director, Cardiothoracic Imaging Fellowship

Clinical Expertise:

Cylen Javidan, MD, is an associate professor of radiology at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology (MIR) at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Javidan is also program director of the cardiothoracic imaging fellowship. Her clinical areas of interests include imaging of the trachea and bronchi, interstitial lung disease and CT and MR of congenital heart disease.

Javidan has served on the education committees of several organizations, including the Society of Thoracic Radiology, the North American Society of Cardiovascular Imaging and the Radiological Society of North America. She was born in Chicago but moved to Tehran, Iran, as a teen. In 1994, she received her medical degree from the Iran University of Medical Sciences, returning to Chicago the following year after practicing primary care medicine for seven months in a village in western Iran. Javidan completed a residency in diagnostic radiology and a fellowship in cross-sectional imaging at Henry Ford Hospital, as well as a fellowship in cardiopulmonary imaging at MIR.

Clinical Interests

Trachea and bronchi imaging, interstitial lung disease, CT and MR of congenital heart disease

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Education History


Cardiopulmonary Imaging, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine; Body Imaging, Henry Ford Hospital


Radiology, Henry Ford Hospital

Medical Degree

University of Health Sciences of Iran School of Medicine


American Board of Radiology
American College of Radiology
Radiological Society of North America
American Roentgen Ray Society
Society of Thoracic Radiology
North American Society of Cardiovascular Imaging