Christopher L. Klassen, M.D., Ph.D.

Christopher L. Klassen M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department: Department of Radiology
Business Phone: (904) 244-4946

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Cardiothoracic Radiology
  • Diagnostic Radiology
Interests
  • Clinical Special Interests: Thoracic and cardiac radiology, magnetic resonance imaging

Publications

2020
Whole-Body versus Routine Skull Base to Mid-thigh 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography/ Computed Tomography in Patients with Malignant Melanoma.
Journal of clinical imaging science.10():47-[DOI] 10.25259/JCIS_93_2020.[PMID] 32874752.
2019
Cardiac MRI for Detecting Early Cardiac Toxicity after Proton Therapy for Hodgkin Lymphoma.
International journal of particle therapy.5(4):41-44[DOI] 10.14338/IJPT-19-00052.1.[PMID] 31773040.
2019
Impact of unfavorable factors on outcomes among inoperable stage II-IV Nonsmall cell lung cancer patients treated with proton therapy.
Acta oncologica (Stockholm, Sweden).58(3):313-319[DOI] 10.1080/0284186X.2018.1546060.[PMID] 30656994.
2013
Pulmonary Toxicity Following Proton Therapy for Patients With Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics.87():S203-[DOI] .[PMID] .
2008
Diagnostic accuracy of quantitative cardiac MRI evaluation compared to stress single-photon-emission computed tomography.
The international journal of cardiovascular imaging.24(3):293-9[DOI] .[PMID] 17849235.
2007
Evaluation of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging parameters to detect anatomically and hemodynamically significant coronary artery disease.
American heart journal.154(2):298-305[DOI] .[PMID] 17643580.
2007
Magnetic resonance quantitative myocardial perfusion reserve demonstrates improved myocardial blood flow after angiogenic implant therapy.
The international journal of cardiovascular imaging.23(2):217-24[DOI] .[PMID] 16855858.
2007
Quantitative magnetic resonance perfusion imaging detects anatomic and physiologic coronary artery disease as measured by coronary angiography and fractional flow reserve.
Journal of the American College of Cardiology.50(6):514-22[DOI] .[PMID] 17678734.
2007
Usefulness of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging for coronary artery disease detection.
Minerva cardioangiologica.55(1):105-14[DOI] .[PMID] 17287685.
2006
Bone disease in sickle cell anemia.
Orthopedics.29(6):470, 552-4[DOI] 10.3928/01477447-20060601-03.[PMID] 16786934.
2006
Elastofibroma dorsi.
Orthopedics.29(1):2, 86-8[DOI] 10.3928/01477447-20060101-08.[PMID] 16429928.
2006
Magnetic resonance first pass perfusion imaging for detecting coronary artery disease.
European journal of radiology.57(3):412-6[DOI] .[PMID] 16442257.
2006
Rheumatoid arthritis.
Orthopedics.29(9):749, 856-8[DOI] 10.3928/01477447-20060901-23.[PMID] 17004580.
2006
What is your diagnosis? Radiologic case study. Patellar component loosening in total knee arthroplasty.
Orthopedics.29(3):178, 271-3[DOI] 10.3928/01477447-20060301-11.[PMID] 16539193.
2005
Radiologic case study. Intra-articular synovial lipoma.
Orthopedics.28(6):522, 611-3[DOI] .[PMID] 16138463.

Office Information

Academic Office
2nd Floor, Clinical Center
655 West 8th Street, C90
Jacksonville, FL 32209
(904) 244-4946
christopher.klassen@jax.ufl.edu
Administrative Manager
Samros Hann
(904) 244-4946
Samros.Hann@jax.ufl.edu

Education

Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering
1999 · University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
Medical Degree
2000 · University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, USA
Internship
2001 · University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX, USA
Internship
2004 · University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, USA
Cardiothoracic Radiology Fellowship
2006 · University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL, USA
Diagnostic Radiology Residency
2010 · University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL, USA