Ashley H. Aiken, MD

Associate Professor


Program Director

Neuroradiology Fellowship

1364 Clifton Road NE

Atlanta, GA 30329


Dr. Aiken is Associate Professor of Radiology and Imaging Sciences at Emory University. She is the Program Director for the Neuroradiology Fellowship. Dr. Aiken’s major clinical and research interests include head and neck imaging and image-guided procedures in the head and neck. She continues to publish her research and present at various conferences across the country. She is a dedicated educator and lectures nationally. Dr. Aiken also serves on the editorial board of the American Journal of Neuroradiology (AJNR).


  • 1997 – 2001, Medical College of Georgia, M.D., Phi Beta Kappa


  • 2002 - 2006, University of California, Radiology Residency, San Francisco
  • 2006 - 2007, University of California, Neuroradiology Fellowship, San Francisco 

Specialty Certification

  • 2006, Diplomate, American Board of Radiology
  • 2008, Certificate of Added Qualifications in Neuroradiology, American Board of Radiology
  • 2012, Senior member, American Society of Neuroradiology

Ongoing research interests:

  1. Oral cavity cancer staging
  2. Cervical lymph node metastasis and extracapsular spread
  3. Cerebellar tonsillar ectopia and intracranial hypertension
  4. PET-CT for surveillance in head and neck cancer
  5. Nasopharyngeal cancer staging and subtypes: radiologic and pathologic correlation