Arzu Kovanlikaya, M.D.

Arzu Kovanlikaya, M.D. Specialties: Diagnostic Radiology, Neuroradiology, Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Pediatric Radiology

Arzu Kovanlikaya, M.D.
Specialties: Diagnostic Radiology, Neuroradiology, Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Pediatric Radiology
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About Arzu Kovanlikaya, M.D.

Dr.Kovanlikaya is chief of the Division of Pediatric Radiology.  She is a Professor of Clinical Radiology in the Department of Radiology at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College.  She is board-certified with a certificate of added qualifications in Pediatric Radiology and Neuroradiology. She received her fellowship training in both Pediatric Radiology and Neuroradiology at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles of the University of Southern California.  Her main research interests include advanced MRI techniques such as Magnetic Resonance Perfusion, Diffusion Tensor Imaging, MR Spectroscopy and their clinical applications in pediatric oncology.  Another area of Dr. Kovanlikaya’s special expertise is the clinical applications of  MRI in Crohns disease.  She has been an investigator in several projects supported by NIH on bone and body composition in children. Dr Kovanlikaya has also been involved in clinical research on ultrasound measurements of intima-media thickness(IMT) in children in the evaluation of early antecedents of atherosclerosis. She  has authored numerous publications in peer-reviewed medical journals and two book chapters. She is the director of Pediatric Radiology elective for medical students and actively involved in resident and medical student teaching at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Kovanlikaya is a member of the Radiological Society of North America, Society of Pediatric Radiology, American Society of Neuroradiology, New York Roentgen Society, World Federation of Pediatric Imaging and Turkish Medical Imaging and Interventional Radiology Society.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Komansky Children's Hospital


  • Brain CT

  • Brain MRI

  • Crohns Disease

  • CT Scan

  • Fluoroscopic Air Contrast Barium Enema In Pediatric Patient

  • Fluoroscopic Voiding Cystourethrography In Pediatric Patient

  • Fluoroscopy of Upper Gastrointestinal Tract In Pediatric Patient

  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging

  • MR Spectroscopy

  • MRI

  • MRI of the Spine

  • Pediatric

  • Pediatric Ultrasound

  • Ultrasound Imaging

  • X-Ray Imaging


  • Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
  • Medical School: Ege University Medical School

Board Certifications

  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Neuroradiology
  • Pediatric Radiology