Ann Jay

ann jayAnn Jay, MD, is a neuroradiologist at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (MGUH). In addition, she is an assistant professor of Radiology at Georgetown University School of Medicine.

At MGUH, Dr. Jay serves as the director for Head and Neck Imaging, and she is the program director for the Diagnostic Radiology Residency program. Dr. Jay also co-founded and directs the magnetic resonance imaging pacemaker program in the Department of Radiology. She previously was the Neuroradiology clerkship director for the Georgetown University School of Medicine.

Dr. Jay’s clinical and research interests focus on the radiographic manifestations of otolaryngology diseases, specifically, temporal bone and paranasal sinus diseases and head and neck cancer. She has published her research in peer-reviewed journals, including Radiology, American Journal of Neuroradiology and Frontiers in Oncology. She has also published multiple chapters for radiology textbooks. Dr. Jay serves as a peer reviewer for Radiology and RadioGraphics. Her professional affiliations include membership in the American Society of Neuroradiology, the American Society of Head and Neck Radiology, the American College of Radiology, the Radiological Society of North America, the Association of University Radiologists, and the Association of Program Directors in Radiology. Dr. Jay has received awards recognizing her commitment to teaching residents, including the Teacher of the Year award.

Her medical degree is from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. She completed an internship in Internal Medicine at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and a residency in Diagnostic Radiology at MGUH. She then completed a two-year Neuroradiology fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

Research Interests

Dr. Jay’s research interests include

  • Diagnostic radiology
  • Temporal bone diseases
  • Paranasal sinus diseases
  • Skull base diseases
  • Otolaryngologic diseases
  • Innovative teaching methods
  • Postgraduate medical education

Selected Research

High-Resolution Computed Tomography (HRCT) for Pre-Surgical and Pretreatment Evaluation of Patients with Hearing Problems

In collaboration with the Otolaryngology Department at MGUH, Dr. Jay is studying HRCT evaluation of the round window of the ear for pre-surgical planning for cochlear implantation and pretreatment planning for intratympanic drug delivery.

Evaluation of the Vestibular Aqueduct in Patients with Meniere’s Disease

In collaboration with the MGUH Otolaryngology Department, Dr. Jay is studying possible ways to standardize HRCT measurement of the width of the vestibular aqueduct in the Poschl plane in patients with Meniere’s disease.

Team-Based Learning Method for Radiology Residents

Dr. Jay is leading this project on radiology residents’ perceptions of a team-based learning method.

View Dr. Jay's publications on PubMed

  • Research Areas
  • Medical Education