David Ayoub, MDDavid Ayoub, MD is a board certified diagnostic radiologist practicing in Springfield Illinois as a senior partner in a large, multispecialty private practice group, Clinical Radiologist, SC. He is a volunteer faculty member at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine where he teaches radiology residents and medical students. His areas of interest are metabolic bone disease, including rickets, pediatric skeletal trauma and vaccine injuries. In the last two years he has reviewed over 75 cases of alleged child abuse presenting with multiple fractures. He is currently preparing several research papers on the subject of infantile rickets misdiagnosed as child abuse and a review paper on the limitations of the Classic Metaphyseal Lesion (CML). He is a member of the Society of Skeletal Radiology and the International Bone and Mineral Society.
DAVID. M. AYOUB, M.D.
Diagnostic Radiology Curriculum Vitae
Last updated February 25, 2011
Peoria High School, Peoria, Illinois, 1977
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois 1981, B.S.
University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria, Illinois 1985, M.D.
POSTGRADUATE MEDICAL TRAINING
Internship, Weiss Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 1985-1986
Diagnostic Radiology Residency, Southern Illinois University
Affiliated Hospitals, Springfield, IL 1986-1990
Fellowship, Cardiovascular and Interventional
Radiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 1990-
Active Medical License
State of Illinois
State of Iowa
State of Missouri
American Board of Radiology, 1990
American Board of Radiology, subspecialty certification in
Vascular and Interventional Radiology, 1995
Chief Resident, Diagnostic Radiology, Southern Illinois University, 1989-1990
Section Head, Interventional Radiology, Memorial Medical Center, Springfield, IL
Section Head, Division of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology, Rush-
Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, IL 1998-1999
Fellowship Director, Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology, Rush-Presbyterian
Medical Center, Chicago, IL 1999-2000
Treasurer, Board of Directors, Affiliated Radiologists, S.C., 1999-2000
Treasurer, Chicago Vascular and Interventional Radiological Society, 1999-2001
Employment / Appointments
Clinical Radiologists, S.C., Springfield, IL, July 1991-May 1998
Affiliated Radiologists, S.C., Chicago Il, July 1998 –July 2000
Clinical Radiologists, S.C., Springfield, Illinois July 2000-present
Clinical Associate Professor (Volunteer), Southern Illinois University School of Medicine,
July 1991 through May 1998; July 2004 - current
Active Professional Memberships
Radiological Society of North America
Illinois State Medical Society
Sangamon County Medical Society
Central Illinois Radiologic Society
Society of Nuclear Medicine
American College of Radiology
Society of Skeletal Radiology
International Bone and Mineral Society
American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
Recent Publications – Letters to editor
Ayoub D, Plunkett J, Keller KA, Barnes PD. Are Paterson's critics too biased
to recognize rickets? Acta Paediatr. 2010 Sep;99(9):1282-3.
Response to Taylot et al: Comments on Making the Diagnosis of Rickets in
Asymptomatic Young Children. Hyman CJ, Ayoub D, Miller ME. Clin Pediatr
(Phila). 2010 Dec 2. Epub 2010 Dec 21.
Response to Vinchon. Hyman CJ, Ayoub D, Miller M. Childs Nerv Syst. 2011
Barnes, PD, Keller, KA, Ayoub D and Ophoven, J. Dating the CML: a radiologic-
pathologic case report and review of the literature. Presented at the 53rd Annual Meeting
of the Society of Pediatric Radiology Boston, MA. April 14-17, 2010.
Ayoub D, Hyman C and Miller M. Metabolic bone disease in young infants with multiple
unexplained fractures: Multifactorial in etiology and often confused for child abuse.
Gordon Conference on Biomineralization, Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH.
August 15-20, 2010.
Ayoub D, Miller and Hyman, C. Evidence of metabolic bone disease in young infants
with multiple fractures misdiagnosed as child abuse. American Society for Bone and
Mineral Research 32nd Annual Meeting. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. October 15 - 19,
Annual Society Meeting Scientific Presentations
Ayoub D, Miller M and Hyman C. The forgotten signs of healing rickets in early infantile
Hypovitaminosis D. Radiology Society of North America Annual Meeting. Chicago,
Illinois. December 3, 2010.
Infantile rickets vs. child abuse. Southern Illinois University Radiology Staff Grand
Rounds. June 25, 2010. Room A132 Memorial Medical Center, Springfield, Illinois.
Classic metaphyseal lesions or classic metabolic lesions? National Child Abuse Defense
& Resource Center (NCADRC) Annual Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, August 26,
Congenital Rickets and Misdiagnosed Child Abuse. Third International Pediatric Abusive
Head Trauma: Medical, Forensic, & Scientific Advances & Prevention Sir Francis Drake
Hotel, San Francisco, California July 7-8, 2011.