Achala Donuru, MBBS, MRCPCH, DCH, FRCR

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Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology
Active Medical Staff, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Active Medical Staff, The Chester County Hospital, West Chester, PA
Active Medical Staff, Pennsylvania Hospital, 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
Member Departmental Committee On Appointments and Promotions (DCOAP), 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

Vinay Kandula, Achala Donuru: Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Causes of Bronchial Artery Hypertrophy. ARRS Annual Meeting May 2024.

Peter Makhoul, Nikolina Dioufa, Friedrich Knollman, Achala Donuru: Radiological-Pathological Correlation of Idiopathic Pulmonary Hemosiderosis. ARRS Annual meeting May 2024.

Achala Donuru, Drew A. Torigian, Friedrich Knollmann: Uncommon Causes of Interlobular Septal Thickening on CT Images and Their Distinguishing Features. Tomography. MDPI, 10(4): 574–608, April 2024.

Achala Donuru, Drew A. Torigian, Arun Nachiappan: The Role of Grayscale Inversion in Diagnosing Acute Occlusive and Chronic Pulmonary Emboli on Computed Tomography. International Journal of Angiology 2024.

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.

Achala Donuru, Tetsuro Araki, Farouk Dako, Jaydev K. Dave, Raul Porto Perez, Dongming Xu, Arun C. Nachiappan, Eduardo Mortani Barbosa Jr, Peter Noel, Harold Litt, Friedrich Knollman: Photon-counting detector CT allows significant reduction in radiation dose while maintaining image quality and noise on non-contrast chest CT. European Journal of Radiology Open Volume 11, December 2023 11, December 2023.

Tetsuro Araki, Wei Ping Tham, Arun C. Nachiappan, Achala Donuru, Scott A. Simpson, Eduardo Jose Mortani Barbosa JR, Drew A. Torigian: Atypical Morphologies of Thymic Hyperplasia on CT and MRI. International Thymic Malignancy Interest Group (ITMIG2023) Annual Meeting October 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. J Med Imaging Case Rep 2023;7(2):39-42. Page: 39-42, October 2023.

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

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