Larissa T. Bilaniuk, MD

Larissa T. Bilaniuk, MD, is a pediatric neuroradiologist at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Head and neck neuroradiology, Pediatric neuroradiology
Locations: Main Campus
Phone: 215-590-4117

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI

    Residency

    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

    Fellowship

    Fondation Ophtalmologique Rothschild, Paris, France

    Board Certification

    American Board of Radiology
    American Board of Radiology/Neuroradiology

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Pediatric Neuroradiologist

    Professor of Radiology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

  • Departments and Services
  • Publications

    Books

    Edited Books
    1990

    Newton TH and Bilaniuk LT (eds): Radiology of the Eye and Orbit, Vol.4 of Modern Neuroradiology, Raven Press, New York, 1990.

    Zimmerman RA and Bilaniuk LT (guest editors):  MRI of Brain   Tumors, Seminars in Roentgenology, Vol.XXV, Miller W., ed., Saunders, Philadelphia, 1990.

    1982

    Vignaud J, Clay C, Salvolini U, & Bilaniuk LT (eds):  Traité de Radiodiagnostic, Vol.16 Radio-ophtalmologie, Masson SA, Paris-New York, 1982, pp I-XV, 1-716.

    Chapters
    2005

    Zimmerman RA and Bilaniuk LT:  “Magnetic Resonance Evaluation of Fetal Ventriculomegaly-associated Congenital Malformations and Lesions.”  Seminars in Fetal Neonatal Med 2005, 10:429-443.

    2001

    Bilaniuk LT: “Imaging of the Pediatric Orbit”. Chapter in Pediatric Oculoplastic Surgery, Katowitz J, Editor, Springer, New York, 2001, pp 365-405.

    2000

    Zimmerman RA and Bilaniuk LT: "Brain Tumors,” Chapter 26 in Neuroimaging: Clinical and Physical Principles, Zimmerman RA, Gibby WA and Carmody RF, Editors. Springer, New York, 2000, pp. 979-1073.

    1999

    Zimmerman RA and Bilaniuk LT: "Pediatric Cerebral Anomalies", Chapter 63 in Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Third Edition.  Stark DD and Bradley WG, Editors, C.V. Mosby Co., St. Louis, MO, 1999, pp.1403-1423.

    1997

    Bilaniuk LT, and Zimmerman RA: "The Orbit: MR and CT", in Cranial Computed Tomography and MRI, Lee SH, Rao KCVG, and Zimmerman RA (Eds.), Fourth (revised and expanded) Edition, McGraw-Hill 1997, New York, 1997.

    Bilaniuk LT: “Imaging of the Orbit and of the Visual Pathways,” Chapter 9 (pp.258-298) in Neuro-Ophthalmology, 4th Edition, Walsh TJ, Editor, Williams &Wilkins, Baltimore, MD, 1997.

    1996

    Naidich TP, Zimmerman RA, Bauer BS, Altman NR, and Bilaniuk LT: “Midface:Embryology and Congenital lesions.” Volume 1, Part I, Capter 1 in Head and Neck Imaging, 3rd RevisedEdition, Som PM and Bergeron RT,eds.,pp.3-60, Mosby, St. Louis, MO, 1996.

    Armington WG, Zimmerman RA, and Bilaniuk LT: "Imaging of Visual Pathways" Volume 2, Part V, Chapter 1 in Head and Neck Imaging, 3rd Revised Ed., Som PM and Bergeron RT,eds.,pp.1184-1231, Mosby, St. Louis, MO, 1996.

    Bilaniuk LT: “Orbit and Optic Pathways, Part I: The Pediatric Orbit” pp. 109-114 in Syllabus: A Special Course in Head and Neck Radiology, Som PM, Editor, RSNA, Oak Brook,IL, 1996

    1992

    Bilaniuk LT, Atlas SW, and Zimmerman RA:  "The Orbit: MR and CT", in Cranial Computed Tomography and MRI, Lee SH, Rao KCVG, and Zimmerman RA (Eds.), Third (revised and expanded) Edition, McGraw-Hill 1992, New York, pp.119-191.

    1991

    Armington WG, Zimmerman RA, and Bilaniuk LT: "Imaging of Visual Pathways" Chapter 11 in Head and Neck Imaging, 2nd Ed., Som PM and Bergeron RT,eds.,pp.829-873, Mosby, St. Louis, MO, 1991.

    1990

    Bilaniuk LT:  "The Role of MR in Evaluation of the Orbit" in Radiology 1990, Bigot JM et al., eds.,  Elsevier Science Publishers (Biomedical Division), Amsterdam, 1990.

    De Marco JK and Bilaniuk LT: "MR Orbital Imaging: Technical Aspects", Chapter 1 in Radiology of the Eye and Orbit, Newton TH and Bilaniuk LT, eds. (Vol.4 of Modern Neuroradiology).  Raven Press, New York, 1990. Pp.1.1 — 1.14

    Bilaniuk LT: "Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Orbital Anatomy", Chapter 4 in Radiology of the Eye and Orbit, Newton TH and Bilaniuk LT, eds. (Vol.4 of Modern Neuroradiology).  Raven Press, New York, 1990. Pp.4.1 — 4.12.

    Bilaniuk LT, Zimmerman RA and Newton TH: "Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Orbital Pathology", Chapter 5 in Radiology of the Eye and Orbit, Newton TH and Bilaniuk LT, eds. (Vol.4 of Modern Neuroradiology).  Raven Press, New York, 1990. pp.5.1 — 5.84.

    Berges O and Bilaniuk LT: "Orbital Ultrasonography: Ocular and Orbital Pathology", Chapter 7 in Radiology of the Eye and Orbit, Newton TH and Bilaniuk LT, eds. (Vol.4 of Modern Neuroradiology).  Raven Press, New York, 1990. Pp.7.1 — 7.26.

    Zimmerman RA, Gusnard DA, and Bilaniuk LT: "Gadolinium DTPA enhanced MR evaluation of pediatric brain tumors", in New Trends in Pediatric Neuro-Oncology, Packer RJ, Bleyer AB, Pochedly C, eds. Raven Press, New York, 1990.

    1988

    Atlas SW, Bilaniuk LT, and Zimmerman RA:  "Orbit", Chapter 26 in Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Stark DD and Bradley WG (eds), C.V. Mosby Co., St. Louis, MO, 1988, pp.570-613.

    Zimmerman RA and Bilaniuk LT: "Pediatric Central Nervous System", Chapter 30 in Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Stark DD and Bradley WG (eds), C.V. Mosby Co., St. Louis, MO, 1988, pp.683-714.

    Braffman BH, Bilaniuk LT, and Zimmerman RA: "The Central Nervous System Manifestations of Phakomatosis on MR", Radiologic Clinics of North America, 26/4:773-800, July 1988. 

    Zimmerman RA and Bilaniuk LT:  "Imaging of Tumors of the Spinal Canal and Cord."  Radiologic Clinics of North America 26/5:965-1007, September 1988.

    Armington WG and Bilaniuk LT:  "The Radiologic Evaluation of the Orbit: Conal and Intraconal Lesions", Seminars in CT and MR  9:455-473, December 1988.

    1987

    Atlas SW, Zimmerman RA and Bilaniuk LT:  "The Orbit", Cranial Computed Tomography and MRI, Lee SH and Rao KCVG (Eds.), Second (revised and expanded) Edition, McGraw-Hill, New York 1987, pp. 105-164.

    Bilaniuk LT, Atlas SW, Zimmerman RA:  "Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Orbit."  Radiologic Clinics of North America 25:509-528, 1987.

    1986

    Zimmerman RA, Kemp S, and Bilaniuk LT:  "MRI of Tumors Involving the Aqueduct of Sylvius", in Neuroradiology 1985/86, J. Valk(ed), Excerpta Medica, Amsterdam 1986, pp. 105-111.

    Bilaniuk LT & Zimmerman RA:  "MRI of Ocular and Orbital Lesions", in Neuroradiology 1985/86, J. Valk(ed) Excerpta Medica, Amsterdam 1986, pp. 113-122.Bilaniuk LT:  "Malignant External Otitis", in The Ear: Diagnostic Imaging, Vignaud J, Jardin C, and Rosen L (eds), Masson Publishing USA, New York 1986, pp. 189-192.

    Zimmerman RA & Bilaniuk LT:  "MRI of Pediatric Brain Tumors", in Neurosurgery: State of the Art Reviews, Hoffman HJ(ed), Hanley and Belfus, Philadelphia 1986, pp. 1-16.

    Zimmerman RA, Bilaniuk LT: "Intracranial Infection", Chapter 15 in Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Central Nervous System, Brandt-Zawadski and Norman D (eds), Raven Press, New York 1986, pp. 235-257.

    1984

    Zimmerman RA & Bilaniuk LT: "Head Trauma",Chapter 6 in The Clinical Neuro-sciences: Neuroradiology, Roger N. Rosenberg & Ralph Hein (eds), Churchill-Livingston, New York, 1984, pp IV:483-524.

    Zimmerman RA, Bilaniuk LT: "Head Trauma", Chapter 6 in Radiology in Emergency Medicine, Dalinka MK & Kaye JJ (eds), Churchill-Livingston, New York, 1984, pp 119-132.

    Bilaniuk LT & Zimmerman RA: "Facial Trauma", chapter 7 in Radiology in Emergency Medicine, Dalinka MK & Kaye JJ (eds), Churchill-Livingston, New York, 1984, pp 135-155.

    1983

    Zimmerman RA & Bilaniuk LT: "Computed Tomography of the Orbit", chapter 3 in Cranial Computed Tomography, Lee SH and Rao KCVG (eds), McGraw Hill, New York, 1983, pp 71-113.

    Zimmerman RA, & Bilaniuk LT:  "Radiology of Pediatric Cranialcerebral Trauma", chapter 5 in Pediatric Head Trauma, Kenneth Shapiro (ed), Futura Publishing, New York, 1983, pp 69-142.

    1982

    Bilaniuk LT & Bar D: "Les voies optiques rétrochiasmatiques: Anatomie normale" in : Traité de Radiodiagnostic, Vol. 16, Radio-ophtalmologie, Vignaud J, Clay C, Salvolini U, & Bilaniuk LT (eds), Masson SA, Paris-New York, 1982, pp 26-31.

    Bilaniuk LT & Bar D:  "Le tronc cérébral -- structures en rapport avec la motricité oculaire et les réflexes pupillares" in Radio-ophtalmologie (see #6 above), Masson SA, Paris-New York, 1982, pp 32-41.

    Bilaniuk LT & Zimmerman RA: "Processus inflammatoires orbitaires", Radio-ophtalmologie (see #6 above), Masson SA, Paris-New York, 182, pp 538-548.

    Bilaniuk LT, Zimmerman RA, & Bar D:  "Lesions des voies optiques retrochiasmatiques" in Radio-ophtalmologie (see #6 above), Masson SA, Paris-New York, pp 643-660.

    Bilaniuk LT, Zimmerman RA, & Bar D:  "Lésions du mésencephale, troisième ventricule glande pinéale" in Radio-ophtalmologie (see #6 above), Masson SA, Paris-New York, 1982, pp 661-672.

    Bilaniuk LT, Zimmerman RA, & Bar D:  "Lésions de la protubérance"in Radio-ophtalmologie (see #6 above), Masson SA, Paris-New York, 1982, pp 672-680.

    Bilaniuk LT, & Zimmerman RA: "Computed Tomography in Evaluation of the Paranasal Sinuses", Radiologic Clinics of North America 20, No. 1, 51-66, March 1982.

    Davis JM, Zimmerman RA, & Bilaniuk LT: "Metastases to the Central Nervous System", Radiologic Clinics of North America, 20, No. 3, 417-435, September 1982.

    1979

    Zimmerman RA & Bilaniuk LT: "Computed Tomography in Diffuse Traumatic Cerebral Injury", in Neural Trauma, edited by AJ Popp, RS Bourke, LR Nelson, & HK Kimelberg, Raven Press, New York, 1979, pp. 253-261.

    Zimmerman RA & Bilaniuk LT: "Diagnostic Approaches: Roentgenologic & Isotopic", Chapter 10 in Central Nervous System -- Trauma Research Status Report 1979, edited by Odom GL, published by the National Institute of Neurological & Communicative Disorders & Stroke (NINCDS), National Institutes of Health, Public Health Service, Washington, DC, 1979, pp 136-158.

    1977

    Bilaniuk LT, Vignaud J, & Clay CC: "Orbital Venography - Technique & Interpretation", chapter in Orbit Roentgenology, Arger PH (ed), John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1977.

    1976

    Bilaniuk LT & Dallow RL:  "Diagnostic Techniques in Orbital Surgery", chapter in Management of Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, DB Soll (ed), Aesculapius Publ Co, Birmingham, AL, 1976.

    Zimmerman RA, Bilaniuk LT, & Vignaud J:  "La Tomographie Axiale Transverse Avec Ordinteur - Généralités, chapter in Traité de Radiodiagnostic, M Fischgold (ed), Vol.14, Neuroradiologie, Part 2, pp 577-598, Masson SA, Paris, 1976.

    Papers

    2014

    Wong AM, Lin JJ, Toh CH, Bilaniuk LT, Zimmerman RA, Chang YC, Lin KL, Wang HS.  Childhood encephalitis: relationship between diffusion abnormalities and clinical outcome.  Neuroradiology 2014 Oct 8 [Epub ahead of print].

    2013

    McDonald-McGinn DM, Fahiminiya S, Revil T, Nowakowska BA, Suhl J, Bailey A, Mlynarski E, Lynch DR, Yan AC, Bilaniuk LT, Sullivan KE, Warren ST, Emanuel BS, Vermeesch JR, Zackai EH, Jerome-Majewska LA.  “Hemizygous mutations in SNAP29 unmask autosomal recessive conditions and contribute to atypical findings in patients with 22q11.2DS.  J Med Genet 50(2):80-90, 2013.

    Nabavizadeh SA, Bilaniuk LT, Feygin T, Shekdar KV, Zimmerman
    RA, Vossough A.  “CT and MRI of pediatric skull lesions with fluid-fluid levels.”  American Journal of Neuroradiology 2013, in press.

    Clemmens CS, Guidi J, Caroff A, Cohn SJ, Brant JA, Laury AM, Bilaniuk LT, Germiller JA.  “Unilateral cochlear nerve deficiency in children.  Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2013;149(2):318-25.

    Posters and Presentations

    Lectures by Invitation
    2014

    “Imaging of ENT Disease in Children,” Comprehensive Neuroradiology Review, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, October 9-12, 2014.

    2013

    “CT and MR Imaging of Pediatric Orbital Lesions,” Ophthalmology Grand Rounds, Sheie Eye Institute, Presbyterian Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, May 9, 2013.

  • Awards and Honors

    2008, American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology Gold Medal, New Orleans, LA
    2004, American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology Gold Medal, New Orleans, LA
    2001, Academician, Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine
    1996 (May-July), Academician, Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine
    1984, St.Göran Lecturer, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    1982, Fellow, American College of Radiology        
    1974, Sigma Xi                                       
    1969-1970, American Cancer Institute, Clinical Fellowship
    1968-1969 and 1970-1971, NIH Radiology Training Grants  
    1967-1968, Research Fellowship, Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany                          

  • Editorial and Academic Positions

    Academic committees at the University of Pennsylvania and affiliated hospitals

    Member, Foerderer grant applications review committee

  • Leaderships
    Memberships in Professional Organizations

    Radiological Society of North America
    American College of Radiology (Fellow)
    Society for Pediatric Radiology
    American Society of Head and Neck Radiology
    American Society of Neuroradiology (Senior Member)
    European Society of Neuroradiology
    American Association for Women Radiologists
    Ukrainian Medical Association of North America
    Ukrainian Academy of Arts and Sciences, USA
    Shevchenko Scientific Society, USA
    Sigma Xi Research Society
    Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine