American Board of Radiology (Board Certified 2016)
ACLS/BLS (valid through 3/2019)


Medical School
Doctor of Medicine, 2010 Baylor College of Medicine, Houston TX
Internal Medicine, 2010-2011 Baylor College of Medicine, Houston TX
Radiology 2011-2015 Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Areas of Interest

Research Interests

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

Research Projects

HSC-MS-22-1102               11/2023-11/2024           Co-investigator
UTHealth (IRB)
Antithrombin to Improve Thromboprophylaxis and Reduce the Incidence of Trauma-Related Venous Thromboembolism (TRAIT).

NASH liver imaging with Perspectum (Preparation to start; collaboration with Dr. Machicao (Hepatologist).

Athersys spleen imaging in stroke patients with Dr. Sean Savitz, 7/2021-present Assessing quality of ultrasound scans and confirming measurement of spleen.


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


  1. Chua S, Ramani N, Shiralkar K, Chepyala P, Surabhi V, Prasad S. Demystifying ovarian sex cord stroma tumors: Genetics and imaging updates.
    SAR 2022, Scottsdale, AZ.
  2. Shiralkar K, Khadivi A, Kilcoyne M, Chaudhary L, Chua S. Hungry for cases: Multimodality imaging of acute gastric pathology. ARRS 2022, New Orleans, LA.
  3. Chua SS, Prasad RS, Shiralkar K, Ramani NS, Surabhi VR. Elucidating the spectrum of extra-uterine smooth muscle neoplasms in women: Cross-sectional findings. RSNA 2022, Chicago, IL.
  4. Chua SS, Prasad A, Ramani NS, Shiralkar K, Surabhi VR. Phenotpyic diversity of uterine mesenchymal tumors (excluding smooth muscle tumors): Current updates and genetics. RSNA 2022, Chicago, IL.
  5. Khadivi A, Hunter S, Chua SS, Shiralkar K. Multimodality approach to complications of pancreatitis. RSNA 2022, Chicago, IL.
  6. Hunter S, Chua SS, Khadivi A, Shiralkar K. Unraveling the superficial, internal and complex hernias: cased-base guide for accurate diagnosis. RSNA 2022, Chicago, IL.
  7. Chua SS, Ali A, Shiralkar KG, Sanata V, Matta E. Demystifying acute pelvic pain in premenopausal women. SAR 2023, Austin, TX.
  8. Wang BJ, Shiralkar KG, Surabhi V, Prasad SR, Chua SS. Delineating the spectrum of gestational trophoblastic disease and their complications. SAR 2023, Austin, TX
  9. Khadivi A, Chua SS, Cervantes J, Matta E, Shiralkar KG,. Don’t sweat the kidneys: Review of acute atraumatic renal pathology. SAR 2023, Austin, TX.
  10. Isakson GA, Shiralkar KG, Chua SS. Checking out the chest: A review of common and uncommon medical devices in the chest and their complications. ARRS 2023. Honolulu, HI.
  11. Chua SS, Prasad A, Ramani NS, Shiralkar K, Surabhi VR, Shanbhogue KP. Stroma-derived neoplasms and tumor-like lesions of the lymphoid tissue: 2022 WHO Classification updates. RSNA 2023, Chicago, IL.
  12. Chua SS, Prasad RS, Ramani NS, Shiralkar K, Surabhi A, Shanbhogue KP. Phenotypic diversity of germinal center-derived malignancies: Implications on Diagnosis and Management. RSNA 2023, Chicago, IL.
  13. Rupesh G, Shiralkar KG, Khanal A, Chaudhar M, Chua SS. Exploring endometriosis. An MRI pictorial review. Accepted. SAR 2024, Hollywood, FL.
  14. Khanal A, Rupesh G, Ocazionez D, Okpara R, Shiralkar KG, Thupili C, Chua SS. Demystifying vascular compression syndromes: Sequeezing the vessels. Accepted. SAR 2024, Hollywood, FL.

Other Professional Communications (Peer Reviewed)

  1. Davila A, Chua SS, Shiralkar KG. IgG4 related disease mimicking malignancy.
    Case in Point. ACR. Published on Jan 22, 2021. (CME).
  2. Ali A, Ferguson E, Chua S. AMSER case of the month Dec 2021. Ganglioneuromas.
  3. Khadivi A, Chua SS, Shiralkar K, Sellers HH. Mirizzi syndrome. RSNA case collection. DOI.10.1148/cases. 20227122. 
  4. Dannapeneni H, Choi JM, Ocazionez-Trujillo D, Chua SS. Aggressive atypical metastatic papillary thyroid cancer with BRAF mutation. Case in Point. ACR. Published on Nov 16, 2022. (CME). Designated November 2022 Case of the month.