Gustavo A. Mercier, MD, PhD, MBA

Assistant Professor, Radiology

Gustavo Mercier
FGH Building, 820 Harrison Avenue, 3rd Floor


Research in the application of PET/CT in oncology and neurology. Past interest include MRI contrast media. More recently my interest and focus has moved into imaging operations and imaging in public health economics.

Other Positions

  • Section Chief of Nuclear Radiology, Nuclear Radiology, Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Active Staff Privileges, Radiology, Boston Medical Center


  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine, MD
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine, PhD
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine, MS
  • Princeton University, AB


  • Published on 7/13/2018

    Geadas C, Acuna-Villaorduna C, Mercier G, Kleinman MB, Horsburgh CR, Ellner JJ, Jacobson KR. FDG-PET/CT activity leads to the diagnosis of unsuspected TB: a retrospective study. BMC Res Notes. 2018 Jul 13; 11(1):464. PMID: 30001743.

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  • Published on 11/1/2017

    Subramaniam RM, Frey KA, Hunt CH, Mercier GA, Solnes LB, Colletti PM, Lu Y, Savir-Baruch B, Williams HT. ACR-ACNM Practice Parameter for the Performance of Dopamine Transporter (DaT) Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) Imaging for Movement Disorders. Clin Nucl Med. 2017 Nov; 42(11):847-852. PMID: 28922189.

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  • Published on 1/1/2017

    Zhu H, Stern RA, Tao Q, Bourlas A, Essis MD, Chivukula M, Rosenzweig J, Steenkamp D, Xia W, Mercier GA, Tripodis Y, Farlow M, Kowall N, Qiu WQ. An amylin analog used as a challenge test for Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimers Dement (N Y). 2017 Jan; 3(1):33-43. PMID: 28503657.

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  • Published on 9/7/2015

    Fujita A, Buch K, Truong MT, Qureshi MM, Mercier G, Jalisi S, Sugimoto H, Sakai O. Imaging characteristics of metastatic nodes and outcomes by HPV status in head and neck cancers. Laryngoscope. 2016 Feb; 126(2):392-8. PMID: 26344563.

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  • Published on 8/22/2014

    LeBedis CA, Anderson SW, Mercier G, Kussman S, Coleman SL, Golden L, Penn DR, Uyeda JW, Soto JA. The utility of CT for predicting bile leaks in hepatic trauma. Emerg Radiol. 2015 Apr; 22(2):101-7. PMID: 25146931.

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  • Published on 5/31/2014

    Ahmadian A, Brogan A, Berman J, Sverdlov AL, Mercier G, Mazzini M, Govender P, Ruberg FL, Miller EJ. Quantitative interpretation of FDG PET/CT with myocardial perfusion imaging increases diagnostic information in the evaluation of cardiac sarcoidosis. J Nucl Cardiol. 2014 Oct; 21(5):925-39. PMID: 24879453.

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  • Published on 5/1/2014

    Sridhar P, Mercier G, Tan J, Truong MT, Daly B, Subramaniam RM. FDG PET metabolic tumor volume segmentation and pathologic volume of primary human solid tumors. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 May; 202(5):1114-9. PMID: 24758668.

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  • Published on 2/1/2014

    Paidpally V, Mercier G, Shah BA, Senthamizhchelvan S, Subramaniam RM. Interreader agreement and variability of FDG PET volumetric parameters in human solid tumors. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Feb; 202(2):406-12. PMID: 24450684.

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  • Published on 10/1/2013

    Surasi DS, Peller PJ, Szabo Z, Mercier G, Subramaniam RM. Dopamine Transporter SPECT Imaging in Parkinson Disease and Dementia. PET Clin. 2013 Oct; 8(4):459-67. PMID: 27156473.

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  • Published on 10/1/2013

    Subramaniam RM, Agarwal A, Colucci A, Ferraro R, Paidpally V, Mercier G. Impact of concurrent diagnostic level CT with PET/CT on the utilization of stand-alone CT and MRI in the management of head and neck cancer patients. Clin Nucl Med. 2013 Oct; 38(10):790-4. PMID: 23917783.

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