Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
Education and Training
MD: University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka
MRCP: PrincessAlexandraHospital, Harlow, Essex, England
Residency: St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London, England - Diagnostic Radiology
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Center - Diagnostic Radiology
Shanmuganathan (Shan), who earned his medical degree at the University of Sri Lanka, has been a member of our department for over twenty-five years, and has held the position of Professor of Diagnostic Radiology since 2003.
Dr. Shan in addition to his teaching responsibilities, he has coauthored over one hundred peer-reviewed journal articles on trauma imaging encompassing a wide variety of techniques and modalities. He has coauthored six books on emergency radiology and contributed to eighteen. Because of his expertise, he is a widely sought after invited speaker and has given two hundred presentations around the world. He has received a number of awards recognizing his contribution to emergency radiology. In 2014, he was awarded the American Society of Emergency Radiology’s Gold Medal. He is a Fellow of the Society and he delivered the Founder’s Lecture at the annual meeting in 2006.
Spinal cord injury, blunt and penetrating trauma, traumatic brain Injury
Shanmuganathan K, Mirvis SE, Sover ER. Value of contrast-enhanced CT to detect active hemorrhage in patients with blunt abdominal or pelvic trauma.. Am J Roentgenol 1993 161:65-69.
Shanmuganathan K, Mirvis SE, Sherbourne CD, Chiu WC, Rodriguez A. Hemoperitoneum as the sole indicator of abdominal visceral injuries: a potential limitation of screening abdominal US for trauma. Radiology, 1999 212:423-430.
Shanmuganathan K, Mirvis SE, Boyd-Kranis R, Takada T, Scalea TM. Nonoperative management of blunt splenic injury: A prospective study of CT criteria to select patients for angiographic evaluation of the spleen. Radiology 2000 217:75-82.
Shanmuganathan K, Mirvis, SE, Chiu WC, Killeen KL, Hogan GJF, Scalea TM. Penetrating torso trauma: Triple-contrast helical CT in peritoneal violation and organ injury- A prospective study in 200 patients. Radiology 2004 231:775-784.
Shanmuganathan K, gullapalli R, Zhuo J, Mirvis SE. Diffusion Tensor Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Cervical Spine Trauma. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 2007 2008 29:655-659
Principal Investigator: Menaker J and Shanmuganathan K
Do SWI & MS-EPI Imaging Optimally Demonstrate & Predict Outcome for Spinal Cord Injury
DOD - USAF/AFMC, DET 1 AF Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson