• American Board of Radiology, July 2013
  • Diplomate of National Board (DNB) Radiodiagnosis,
    National Board of Examinations, India, October 2004
  • Diploma in Radiodiagnosis (DMRD), January 2001
    Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences
    Hyderabad, India


Medical School
NTR University of Medical Sciences, Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam, India, 1997
King George Hospital, Visakhapatnam, India, 1998
Radio Diagnosis, Nizam`s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, India, 2001
Radiology, Owaisi Hospital and Research Centre, Hyderabad, India, 2003
Emergency and Trauma Radiology, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2008

Areas of Interest

Research Interests

**Faculty profiles will only highlight current information (the last three years).


  1. Site Principal Investigator, UTHealth, Houston: American Society of Emergency Radiology (ASER) Multicenter Review of Blunt Splenic Trauma: Optimal CT Diagnosis, Characterization and Treatment.
  2. Co-Investigator: Characterization of injury patterns in children injured riding all-terrain vehicles. McGovern Medical School, UT Health, Houston, TX
  3. Co-Investigator: Imaging of traumatic fetal injuries in pregnancy. McGovern Medical School, UTHealth, Houston, TX, HSC-MS-19-0342
  4. Co-Investigator: Using Chest X-rays to determine bone loss for patients coming through the ED with Department of Family and Community Medicine. IRB ID: HSC-MS-22-0868, Nahid Rianon, MD (PI), Naga Ramesh Chinapuvvula MD, Jude Des Bordes


**Faculty profiles will only highlight current information (the last three years). 

Refereed Original Articles in Journals

  1. American Society of Emergency Radiology Multicenter Blunt Splenic Trauma Study: CT and Clinical Findings., Lee JT, Slade E, Uyeda J, Steenburg SD, Chong ST, Tsai R, Raptis D, Linnau KF, Chinapuvvula NR, Dattwyler MP, Dugan A, Baghdanian A, Flink C, Baghdanian A, LeBedis CA. Radiology. 2021 Feb 2:202917. doi: 10.1148/radiol.2021202917.

Other Professional Communications:

Oral Presentations:

  1. Chinapuvvula, N.R.: Genito-urinary Trauma, Urology Grand Rounds, UTHealth, Houston, March 16 th , 2023