Faculty Profile: Michael Beland, MD

Michael Beland
Michael Beland, MD
Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Imaging
Diagnostic Imaging
Work: +1 401-444-5184


Dr. Beland is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He received residency training at Brown University and completed a Body Imaging fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Beland specializes in Body Imaging and is Director of the Ultrasound Department at Rhode Island Hospital. He is an Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Imaging at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

Selected Publications

  • Beland MD, Walle NL, Machan JT, Cronan JJ. Renal cortical thickness measured on ultrasound: Is it better than renal length as an indicator of renal function in chronic kidney disease? Am. J. Roentgenol. 2010; 195:W146-W149 (2010)
  • DeBenedectis CM, Beland MD, Dupuy DE, Mayo-Smith WW. Utility of Iodinated Contrast in Hydrodissection Fluid when Performing Renal Tumor Ablation. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2010 May; 21(5):745-7. (2010)
  • Beland MD, Wasser EJ, Mayo-Smith WW, Dupuy DE. Radiofrequency ablation of 79 primary non-small cell lung cancers: A review of frequency, location and time of recurrence from ten years of experience at one institution. Radiology 2010; 254:301-307. (2010)
  • Wolf FJ and Beland MD. Thermal Ablation: Clinical Applications, Safety, and Efficacy. Medicine and Health Rhode Island. 2009; 92(12):407-411. (2009)
  • Grand D, Beland MD, Dupuy DD, Mayo-Smith WW. Contrast-to-Noise Ratios of Liver Lesions Using Subtraction Imaging On Multi-Phase 64 Detector Row CT. Clinical Radiology 2009; 64:373-380. (2009)
  • Beland MD and Mayo-Smith WW. Ablation of Adrenal Neoplasms. Abdominal Imaging 2009; 34(5):588-592. (2009)
  • Schirmang TC, Mayo-Smith WW, Dupuy DE, Beland MD, Grand DJ. Kidney neoplasms: Renal halo sign after percutaneous radiofrequency ablation - incidence and clinical importance in 101 consecutive patients. Radiology 2009; 253(1):263-269. (2009)
  • Beland MD, Gervais DA, Levis DA, Hahn PF, Arellano RS, Mueller PR. Complex Abdominal and Pelvic Abscesses: Efficacy of Adjunctive Tissue-Type Plasminogen Activator for Drainage. Radiology 2008; 247(2):567-573 (2008)
  • Rabinowitz CB, Egglin TK, Beland MD, Mayo-Smith WW. Outcomes in 74 patients with an appendicolith who did not undergo surgery: is follow-up imaging necessary? Emergency Radiology 2007; 14(3):161-165 (2007)
  • Beland MD, Mayo-Smith WW, Dupuy DE, DeLellis RA, Cronan JJ. Diagnostic Yield of 58 Consecutive Image-Guided Solid Renal Mass Biopsies: Should We Biopsy All Indeterminate Solid Renal Masses? Am. J. Roentgenol. 2007; 188:792-797 (2007)
  • Beland MD and Dupuy DE. Current and Future Applications of Percutaneous Radiofrequency Ablation in the Treatment of Lung Neoplasms. Applied Radiology 2006;35:21-28 (2006)
  • Beland MD, Soares G, Dubel G, Forte M, Murphy T. Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta Mycotic Pseudoaneurysm in a Patient with History of Bacteroides FragilIs Sepsis and Leprosy. J Vasc Interv Radiol 2005;16:298-300 (2005)
  • Beland MD, Dupuy DE, Mayo-Smith WW. Percutaneous Cryoablation of Extra-Abdominal Metastatic Disease: Initial Results. Am. J. Roentgenol 2005;184:926-930 (2005)