Suyash Mohan, MD


  •  Associate Professor of Radiology & Neurosurgery | University of Pennsylvania
  •  South Africa
  •   Diagnostic Imaging | Health Disparities | Health Equity | International Medical Education

Languages: English, Hindi


Dr. Mohan is a physician-scientist with a research focus on clinical and translational applications of advanced neuroimaging techniques in the development of noninvasive imaging-based biomarkers for assessing brain tumor metabolism and response to therapy. His current National Institutes of Health/National Cancer Institute funded clinical trial (R01 CA262584-01) is utilizing synergy of advanced metabolic imaging, computational modelling, with interdisciplinary collaborations and industrial partnership to transform the treatment of patients with brain tumors. Dr. Mohan is the recipient of numerous awards and honors and has been the brand ambassador for societies like the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) and the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR).

He was awarded the 2018 Anne G. Osborn ASNR Outreach Professorship to South Africa and was awarded the esteemed RSNA International Visiting Professorship (IVP) to Kazakhstan in 2022. Dr. Mohan is a passionate educator and was the recipient of the Wallace T. Miller Teaching Award for Teaching Excellence in 2013, and then the ‘2015 Teaching Award’, for ‘Excellence in Teaching’ at the University of Pennsylvania. Most recently, he was awarded the Association of University Radiologists (AUR), 2019 Outstanding Teacher Award. Dr. Mohan has made important scientific contributions and has published over 135 peer-reviewed articles, numerous book chapters, 3 books, presented over 250 abstracts in national and international meetings, and has delivered over 300 lectures locally, nationally, and internationally.

Dr. Mohan has had a number of roles in national organizations, American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) and the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), and has been recently been appointed as the Assistant Editor for Radiographics. He has focused interest in advancing neuro-oncologic imaging and research, teaching and education, organizing CMEs, academic mentoring of trainees and junior faculty, as well as in multidisciplinary collaborations.

Recent Global Health Projects

American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) Outreach Professorship to South Africa

Radiology Society of North America International Visiting Professorship to Kazakhstan. The full report can be accessed here

Selected Publications

Glas M, Ballo MT, Bomzon Z, Urman N, Levi S, Lavy-Shahaf G, Jeyapalan S, Sio TT, DeRose PM, Misch M, Taillibert S, Ram Z, Hottinger AF, Easaw J, Kim CY, Mohan S, Stupp R. The Impact of Tumor Treating Fields on Glioblastoma Progression Patterns. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2022 Apr 1;112(5):1269-1278. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2021.12.152. Epub 2021 Dec 26. PMID: 34963556.

Assadsangabi R, Maralani P, Chen AF, Loevner LA, Mohan S. Common blind spots and interpretive errors of neck imaging. Clin Imaging. 2022 Feb;82:29-37. doi: 10.1016/j.clinimag.2021.10.019. Epub 2021 Nov 5. PMID: 34773810.

Jain V, de Godoy LL, Mohan S, Chawla S, Learned K, Jain G, Wehrli FW, Alonso-Basanta M. Cerebral hemodynamic and metabolic dysregulation in the postradiation brain. J Neuroimaging. 2022 Nov;32(6):1027-1043. doi: 10.1111/jon.13053. Epub 2022 Sep 26. PMID: 36156829.

Moonis G, Filippi CG, Kirsch CFE, Mohan S, Stein EG, Hirsch JA, Mahajan A. The Spectrum of Neuroimaging Findings on CT and MRI in Adults With COVID-19. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2021 Oct;217(4):959-974. doi: 10.2214/AJR.20.24839. Epub 2020 Nov 25. PMID: 33236647.

Bomzon Z, Wenger C, Proescholdt M, Mohan S. Tumor-Treating Fields at EMBC 2019: A Roadmap to Developing a Framework for TTFields Dosimetry and Treatment Planning. 2020 Aug 6. In: Makarov SN, Noetscher GM, Nummenmaa A, editors. Brain and Human Body Modeling 2020: Computational Human Models Presented at EMBC 2019 and the BRAIN Initiative® 2019 Meeting [Internet]. Cham (CH): Springer; 2021. PMID: 32966033.

Cox M, Rodriguez P, Mohan S, Sedora-Roman NI, Pukenas B, Choudhri O, Kurtz RM. Tentorial Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas as a Cause of Thalamic Edema: 2 Cases of an Important Differential Diagnosis to Consider. Neurohospitalist. 2021 Jan;11(1):33-39. doi: 10.1177/1941874420944333. Epub 2020 Aug 7. PMID: 33868554; PMCID: PMC8022186.

Last Updated: 13 December 2022