Biography

CERTIFICATION:

American Board of Radiology (Board Certified 2016)

ACLS/BLS (valid through 3/2019)

Education

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

Research Information

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  1. Diagnostic performance of MR in differentiating perforated from nonperforated appendicits: A retrospective study with Drs. Surabhi, Shiralkar and Thupili. IRB: HSC-MS-16-1120. Active.
  2. Diagnostic performance of specific MRI sequences and magnets in diagnosing  acute appedncitis in children: A retrospective study with Drs. Kramer, Shiralkar and Boyce. IRB: HSC-MS-17-0637. Active.
  3. Correlation between radiologic signs of right ventricular straining in pulmonary embolism and clinical outcomes. A retrospective study with Drs. Eisenberg, Ocazionez and Shiralkar. IRB HSC-MS-17-0938. Active.

Publications

Publication Information

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Abstracts

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  1. Solomon N, CHUA S, Cai C, and Hasapes JP. Differences in image quality and peak injection pressures using standard versus fenestrated IV catheter in routine contrast enhanced CT abdomen/pelvis exams. ACR, May 2017. Washington DC.
  2. Bernardi K, Cherla D, Blair K, CHUA S, et al., Use of computed tomography in diagnosing inguinal hernias: A blinded, prospective, multispecialty evaluation. Society of Asian Academic Surgeons 2nd Annual Meeting, Sep 2017. Birmingham, AL.
  3. Fabrega M, Boyce W, CHUA S, Cai C, et al., Assessing and improving first year resident call transition utilizing a case based boot camp with PACS simulation via free DICOM viewers. ACR, Oct 2017. Boston, MA. Accepted.
  4. Cherla DV, Blair KJ, CHUA SS, Hasapes JP, et al., How important is accurate physical exam data? A double blind randomized controlled trial of radiologic interpretation of ventral hernias. American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress, Oct 2017. San Diego, CA.
  5. Chua SS, Xu K, Matta EM and Chandrasekhar C. Innovating TIRADS v2017 – An innovative and novel guide for structural template reporting. ARRS, Apr 2018. Washington DC. * (Neurorad subspecialty Award – Section Chair’s pick, 2018, CME).
  6. Ucsik-Keser FE, Bonfante-Mejia EE, Ocazionez-Trujillo D, Chua SS. Report of a case with odontogenic deep neck space and mediastinal infection and review of the pertinent anatomy. MD Anderson Cancer and imaging intervention conference. April 2018. Houston, Texas.
  7. Chua SS, Thampy R, Thupili C, George V, Jordan R, Surabhi VR. Optimizing pancreatic ductal evaluation by secretin assisted magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography. RSNA 2018 (Accepted for electronic poster, lunch hour CME).

 

Refereed Original Articles in Journals

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  1. Cherla D., Blair KJ, Matta EJ, Shiralkar KG, Surabhi VR, Chua SS, Kao LS, Ko TC, Hasapes JP and Liang MK. How important is accurate physical exam data? A double-blind randomized controlled trial of radiologic interpretation of ventral hernias. J Am Coll Surg., 2017;225(4):S84.
  2. Holihan, J. L., Cherla D., Blair K. J., CHUA, S. S., Hasapes, J. P., Matta, E. J., Shiralkar, K. G., Surabhi, V. R., Tammisetti, V. S., Ko, T. C., and Liang M. K. J. Computed tomography in ventral hernia diagnosis: Have we improved? A qualitative improvement initiative. J. Surg Res., 2018;224:97-101. PMID: 29506858.

Invited Reviews

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  1. Surabhi V. R., Thupili C., CHUA, S., Dhingra, S., Prasad S. R. Radiologic-pathologic correlation of hepatocellular adenoma: 2018 update (Accepted, App Radiol).

Chapters

  1. CHUA, S. S., Alder, J. D., Harris, J. D., Palisch A. R., Bray C. D., and Noble, P. C. Imaging of cartilage patho-anatomy. Diagnosis and surgical treatment of hip disease: A worldwide perspective on approaches and outcomes. McCarthy, Villar & Noble Edn. 2017; Chapter 21, pp 221-30.
  2. Alder, J. D., CHUA, S. S., Bray C. D., Harris, J. D., Palisch, A. R., and Noble, P. C. Research into the application of imaging to the diagnosis of hip disease. Diagnosis and surgical treatment of hip disease: A worldwide perspective on approaches and outcomes. McCarthy, Villar & Noble Edn. 2017; Chapter 102, pp 941-49.
  3. CHUA, S. S., Matta, E. J., Shiralkar, K. G., Thupili C. Incidental thyroid lesions. Incidental findings in neuroimaging and their management: A guide for neurosurgery, neurology and radiology. Westmark, Riascos Edn. (Accepted; tentative title).
  4. CHUA, S. S., Thupili, C., Shiralkar, K. G., Matta, E. J. Incidental renal cyst. Incidental findings in neuroimaging and their management: A guide for neurosurgery, neurology and radiology. Westmark, Riascos Edn. (Accepted; tentative title).
  5. CHUA, S. S., Thupili, C., Matta, J. M., Shiralkar, K. G. Incidental renal mass. Incidental findings in neuroimaging and their management: A guide for neurosurgery, neurology and radiology. Westmark, Riascos Edn. (Accepted; tentative title).
  6. Thupili, C., CHUA, S. S., Shiralkar, K. G., Matta, E. J. Incidental adrenal lesion. Incidental findings in neuroimaging and their management: A guide for neurosurgery, neurology and radiology. Westmark, Riascos Edn. (Accepted; tentative title).
  7. Matta, E. J., CHUA, S. S., Shiralkar, K. G., Thupili, C. Incidental aneurysms. Incidental findings in neuroimaging and their management: A guide for neurosurgery, neurology and radiology. Westmark, Riascos Edn. (Accepted; tentative title).
  8. Shiralkar, K. G., Thupili, C., CHUA, S. S., Matta, E. J. Incidental retroperitoneal lymphadenopathy. Incidental findings in neuroimaging and their management: A guide for neurosurgery, neurology and radiology. Westmark, Riascos Edn. (Accepted; tentative title).
  9. Shiralkar, K. G., Thupili, C., CHUA, S.S., Matta, E. J. Incidental pelvic lesions. Incidental findings in neuroimaging and their management: A guide for neurosurgery, neurology and radiology. Westmark, Riascos Edn. (Accepted; tentative title).

Other Professional Communications (Peer Reviewed)

  1. Chua S. S., Jupalli S., Surabhi V. R., George, V. Pancreaticobiliary maljunction with gallbladder cancer. Case in Point. ACR. Accepted. Published on Dec 4, 2017. (CME) https://cortex.acr.org/CiP/Pages/CaseView?CaseId=X8Ee4DrhCKg%3d&Preview=true

Submitted Professional Communications (Peer Reviewed)

  1. Chua S. S., Rothan S., Kramer L. A. Solid pseudopapillary epithelial neoplasm. Submitted to ACR case in point (2017). (CME)
  2. Chua S. S., Johnson RA, Surabhi V. R., Chandrasekhar A. C. Endometriosis. Submitted to ACR case in point (2017). (CME)
  3. Chua S.S., Shiralkar K., Surabhi V.R. Gangrenous cholecsytitis. Submitted to ACR case in point (2017). (CME)

 

Honors and Awards

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2018 Neurorad Sect Chair’s Pick, Subspec Award, ARRS Washington, D.C.