Aytekin Oto, MD

Professor of Radiology and Surgery

Section Chief, Abdominal Imaging

Director, Body MR Imaging

Aytekin Oto, MD, is an expert in abdominal radiology -- imaging of the liver, pancreas, prostate and bowel. Working with colleagues in medical and surgical subspecialties, he provides optimized patient care for adults with abdominal and pelvic disorders. He has a special interest in imaging of the prostate, magnetic resonance (MR) guided biopsies and MR guided focal therapy.

Dr. Oto is active in clinical research. He has several NIH, federal and industry sponsored research grants focusing on advanced MR techniques for improved prostate cancer diagnosis, MRI-guided prostate cancer ablation and MR-guided high frequency ultrasound ablation of uterine fibroids.

Dr. Oto has given more than 120 presentations and lectures at scientific meetings around the world. An accomplished author, he has published more than 120 articles and has authored numerous book chapters. He also serves as a reviewer for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and several journals, and on the editorial board of the World Journal of Radiology. Dr. Oto is the recipient of many awards and distinctions for his teaching, research, and clinical work.

Practice Locations

The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine
5758 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice


Board Certification


Medical School

Hacettepe University Medical School

Internship and Residency

Hacettepe Medical Center


Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland


American Roentgen Ray Society
Radiological Society of North America
Society of Gastrointestinal Radiologists

Language Spoken




Office Phone

(773) 702-8553

Office Fax

(773) 702-1161

Office Postal Address

Aytekin Oto, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 2026
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

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Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Oto's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.