Achala Donuru, MBBS, MRCPCH, DCH, FRCR

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Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology
Active Medical Staff, The Chester County Hospital, West Chester, PA
Active Medical Staff, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Active Medical Staff, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Attending, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Network Practice Optimization Team Leader, cardiothoracic imaging, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Wellness program director, cardiothoracic imaging division, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
PEC Representative - Chest Division , HUP
Department: Radiology

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Radiology
3400 Spruce St.
1 Silverstein, Ste. 130
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-955-3797
M.D (Doctor of Medicine)
Gandhi Medical College, Andhra Pradesh University of Health Sciences, India, 1998.
DCH (Diploma in Child Health)
Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health, United Kingdom, 2002.
MRCPCH (Membership of the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health)
Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health, United Kingdom, 2002.
FRCR (Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists)
Royal College of Radiologists, United Kingdom, 2007.
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Selected Publications

Dongming Xu, Hanna Zafar, Andrea Pogozelski, Achala Donuru, Arun Nachiappan, Alexander Hollar, Christine Monte, Benoit Desjardins, Harold Litt, Friedrich Knollman : A Novel contrast extravasation intake form to foster standardized data collection and quality improvement. RSNA annual meeting December 2023.

Vinay Kandula, Archana Malik, Achala Donuru, Lauren May : Congenital and Acquired causes, Mimickers and Treatment of Diaphragmatic Paralysis. RSNA annual meeting December 2023.

Neena David, Achala Donuru, Samantha P. Zuckerman, Sophia R. O’Brien, Anupma Nayak, Tetsuro Araki, Dongming Xu, Arun C. Nachiappan: Hyperdense Pleural Metastasis from Osteosarcomatous Breast Phyllodes Tumor. Journal of Medical Imaging & Case Reports October 2023.

Rebecca Zhang MD, Achala Donuru MBBS: Coronary Artery Aneurysm: Classification. North American Society for Cardiovascular Imaging 2023 Annual Meeting September 2023.

Patrick Lee, Aylin Tahmasebi, Jaydev K. Dave, Maansi R. Parekh, Maruti Kumaran, Shuo Wang, John R. Eisenbrey, Achala Donuru : Gray-scale Inversion to Detect Pulmonary Nodules on Chest x-rays - Radiologists versus Deep Convolutional Neural Network: A Pilot Study. Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology. Elsevier 52(3): 180-186, May-Jun 2023 Notes: DOI: 10.1067/j.cpradiol.2022.11.004.

Rebecca Zhang, Achala Donuru: Spectrum of Pulmonary diseases from Aspergillus ARRS Annual Meeting April 2023.

Muhammad Danial, Edward Choe, Aminot Oshobajo, Maruti Kumaran, Achala Donuru: Central Venous Catheters and Thoracic Venous Anatomy. Society of Thoracic Radiology March 2023.

Taylor Standiford, MD, Maruti Kumaran, MD, Friedrich Knollman, MD PhD, Achala Donuru, MD,: Chest Trauma Trauma Computed Tomography – A comprehensive guide. Springer 2023.

Achala Donuru, MD; Tetsuro Araki, MD, PhD; Farouk Dako, MD,MPH; Eduardo Jose Mortani Barbosa JR, MD; Peter B. Noel, PhD; Harold Ira Litt, MD, PhD; Friedrich D. Knollmann, MD, PhD: Photon-Counting Detector CT Allows Significant Reduction in Radiation Dose While Maintaining Image Quality and Noise on Non-contrast Chest CT. Oral Presentation - RSNA Annual meeting December 2022.

Achala Donuru MD, Friedrich Knollman MD PhD : Uncommon Causes of Interlobular Septal Thickening: How to Tell Them Apart? RSNA annual meeting December 2022.

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