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Dorothy Isabella Bulas, MD

The Center for Hospital-based Specialties

Diagnostic Imaging and Radiology

Fetal and Transitional Medicine

Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Radiology, Inc.
American Board of Radiology/Pediatric Radiology
National Provider Identifier1891878245

Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000

Dorothy Bulas, MD, is an attending in the Division of Diagnostic Imaging and Radiology. She serves as the section head of ultrasound and fetal imaging. Dr. Bulas' clinical and research interests include prenatal sonographic and MRI evaluation of congenital anomalies, transcranial doppler evaluation of neonatal and pediatric cerebrovascular injury, and blunt abdominal trauma.
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education Lehigh University Bethleham, PABachelor of Arts 1975 -1979
Medical School Medical College of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PADoctor of Medicine 1977 -1981
National & International Recognitions
Super DoctorsWashington Post Magazine2011
Best SpeakerCollege of Radiology, Academy of Medicine of Malaysia11th Asian & Oceanic Society of Paediatric Radiology (AOSPR) Congress2011
Singleton-Taybi Award Society of Pediatric Radiology2008
Certificate of Appreciation Society of Pediatric Radiology 2006
Distinguished Committee Service Award American College of Radiology2005

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
MemberAmerican Board of Radiology Section for Maintenance of Certification2006 - 2009
FellowAmerican College of RadiologyPediatric Radiology Practice Guideline committee2006
President ElectSociety for Pediatric Radiology Board of Directors, Chair Workforce task force, Finance committee, Fetal committee2003
FellowSociety of Radiologists in UltrasoundResearch Committee2005
MemberAmerican Board of RadiologyWritten and oral board task force2007
FellowAmerican Institute of Ultrasound in MedicineNeurosonology, Pediatric sections2000
TitleStudy NameInstitutionYears
Principal InvestigatorBeneficial Effects of antenatal steroidsNational Institute of Child Health Development Maternal and Fetal Medicine2000 - 2005
Principal InvestigatorNitrous Oxide in Premature InfantsResearch Triangle Institute2004 - 2005
Principal InvestigatorMotor Vehicle Impact Mechanisms in ChildrenNational Highway Traffic Safety Administration Crash Injury Research and Engineering Network1995 - 2005
Principal InvestigatorManagement of Myelomeningocele StudyNational Institute Child Health Development Maternal and Fetal Medicine2002
Journal Article, Bulas D, Goske M, Applegate K, Wood B. (2009), Image gently: improving health literacy for parents about CT scans for children , Pediatr Radiol, 2, 112-116.

Journal Article, Bulas D, Goske M, Applegate K, Wood B. (2009), Image gently: why we should talk to parent about CT scans in children, AJR Am J Roentgenol, 5, 192, 1176-1178.

Journal Article, Bulas DI. (2009), What is the evidence based role of US in evaluating the fetus?, Pediatr Radiol., 39, 205-208.

Journal Article, Egloff A, Bulas D, Kadom N, Vezina G. (2009), Pediatric cervical spine trauma imaging: a practical approach, Pediatr Radiol., 39, 447-456.

Journal Article, Bulas D, Glass P. (2009), Neonatal ECMO: neuroimaging and neurodevelopmental outcome., Semin Perinatol., 25, 58-65.

Journal Article, Hintz S, Slovis T, Bulas D, Van Meurs k, Perritt R,. Stevenson D, Poole W, Das A, Higgins R. (2007), Interobserver reliability and accuracy of cranial ultrasound scanning interpretation in premature infants, J Pediatr., 150, 6, 592-596.

Journal Article, Henderson CG, Sedberry-Ross S. Pickard R, Bulas D, Duffy, Tsung, Pickard, Eichelberger, Belman, Rushton (2007), Management of high grade renal trauma: 20-year experience at a pediatric level I trauma center., J Urol., 178, 246-250.

Journal Article, Bulas DI. (2007), Fetal magnetic resonance imaging as a complement to fetal ultrasonography., Ultrasound Q., 23, 3-22.

Journal Article, Kratovil T, Bulas D, Driscoll MCet al (2006), Hydroxyurea therapy lowers TCD velocities in children with sickle cell disease., Pediatr Blood Cancer. , 47, 894-900.

Journal Article, Bulas DI. (2005), Screening children for sickle cell vasculopathy: guidelines for transcranial Doppler evaluation., Pediatr Radiol. , 35, 3, 235-241.

For a more comprehensive list of publications for Dorothy Bulas, MD view the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database

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