Biography

Certification

American Board of Radiology, Certification in Diagnostic Radiology (Authorized User status), 2012
Diplomate of National Board (DNB) in Radiodiagnosis, National Board of Examinations, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (Govt. of India), New Delhi, India, 2004

Education

Medical School
Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam, India, 1997
Residency
Pediatrics/Radiology, Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam, India, 2000
Residency
Radiodiagnosis, Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, India, 2003
Fellowship
Radiology, Harborview Medical Center - University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2006
Fellowship
Nuclear Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2007
Fellowship
Abdominal Imaging, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2008

Research Information

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ACTIVE RESEARCH:

1. IRB No: HSC-MS-13-0522; Co-investigator “Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Genomic Analysis of Biopsies Paired With Circulating Tumor Cells To Identify Genetic Signatures In Prostate Cancer (Protocol #T-13-105)”

2. IRB No: HSC-MS-16-0316; Co-investigator “A study of MR/US fusion imaging and biopsy in combination with Nanoparticle directed Focal therapy for ablation of prostate tissue – MRI/US fusion guided AuroLase therapy” – FUNDED study

3. IRB No: HSC-MS-17-1058; Site Principal Investigator “A multi-institutional study of the diagnostic performance of PI-RADS v2: Setting benchmarks and guiding quality assurance based on the experiences of the Society of Abdominal Radiology Prostate Cancer Disease-Focused Panel”

4. IRB No: HSC-MS-18-0166; Co-investigator “ATLAS: A Phase 2, Open-label Study of Rucaparib in Patients with Locally Advanced or Metastatic Urothelial Carcinoma
(Protocol #CO-338-085)

5. IRB No: HSC-MS-17-0332; Co-investigator “TRITON2: A Multicenter, Open-label Phase 2 Study of Rucaparib in Patients with Metastatic Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer Associated with Homologous Recombination Deficiency (Protocol #CO-338-052)”

6. IRB No: HSC-MS-17-0245; Co-investigator “TRITON3: A Multicenter, Randomized, Open-label Phase 3 Study of Rucaparib versus Physician’s Choice of Therapy for Patients with Metastatic Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer Associated with Homologous Recombination Deficiency (Protocol #CO-338-063)”

7. IRB No: HSC-MS-17-0713; Co-investigator “A Phase III, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial of Pembrolizumab (MK3475) as Monotherapy in the Adjuvant Treatment of Renal Cell Carcinoma Post Nephrectomy (KEYNOTE-564) / Protocol No. MK-3475-564”

 

Publications

Publication Information

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PUBLICATIONS:

REFEREED ORIGINAL ARTICLES IN JOURNALS:

  1. Holihan JL, Cherla D, Blair KJ, Chua SS, Hasapes JP, Matta EJ, Shiralkar KG, Surabhi VR, Tammisetti VS, Ko, TC, Liang MK, “Computed tomography in ventral hernia diagnosis: have we improved? A quality improvement initiative” Journal of Surgical Research. 2018 Apr; Volume 224, Pages 97-101. doi: 10.1016/jss.2017.11.055 PMID: 29506858
  2. Cherla D, Bernardi K, Blair KJ, Chua SS, Hasapes JP, Kao LS, Matta EJ, Moses ML, Shiralkar KG, Surabhi VR, Tammisetti VS, Visco CP, Liang MK, “Importance of the physical exam: double-blind randomized controlled trial of radiologic interpretation of ventral hernias after selective clinical information” Hernia. 2018 Nov 14; doi: 10.1007/s10029-018-1856-3 PMID: 30430273
  3. Thampy R, Tammisetti VS, Thupili CR, “Thrombosed aneurysm of the ductus diverticulum mimicking malignancy on 18F-FDG PET/CT” BMJ Case Reports 2018 Dec 31;11(1). pii: e227751. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2018-227751 PMID: 30598473

ABSTRACTS:

  1. Cherla DV, Blair KJ, Chua SS, Matta EJ, Shiralkar KG, Surabhi VR, Tammisetti VS, Moses ML, Viso CP, Kao LS, Ko TC, Liang MK, Hasapes JP; An evaluation of computed tomography in diagnosing inguinal hernias: A blinded, prospective, multispecialty evaluation; Society of Asian Academic surgeons 2nd Annual meeting 2017.
  2. Jones CJ; Tammisetti, V; Guha, S; Dasyam, A; Katabathina V; Menias, CO; “Small Bowel GI Bleeding: Multimodality Radiologic Imaging with Endoscopic Correlation, Approach, and an Update on 2015 American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) Guidelines” at 2017 RSNA 103rd Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, Nov 26–Dec 1, 2017 in Chicago, USA
  3. Kitchen DL; Singh AK; Tammisetti, V; Menias, CO; Prasad SR; Katabathina V; “Metabolism gone awry: A comprehensive Review of Oncometaboliotes-Induced Malignancies” at 2017 RSNA 103rd Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, Nov 26–Dec 1, 2017 in Chicago, USA (Awarded Certificate of Merit)
  4. Birkenfield, E; Tammisetti, V.; Hasapes, JP; Kramer, L.; Matta, E.; “Dynamic MRI of the Pelvic Floor” at 2018 American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) 118th annual meeting, April 22-27, 2018 in Washington D.C. USA
  5. Lakhoo J; Khatri G; Chernyak V; Steiner A; El Sayed RF; Sundaram KM; Olpin JD; Tammisetti, V; Arora SS; “MR Imaging of the Male Pelvic Floor” at 2018 SCBT-MR Annual Meeting, Oct 6-10, 2018 in Washington D.C. USA
  6. Eajazi A; Daftaribesheli L; Khan O; Su A; Rajebi H; Tammisetti, V; Menias, CO; Coss E; Katabathina V; “Genetics and Imaging of Inflammatory Bowel Disease: 2018 Update” at 2018 RSNA 104th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, Nov 25–30, 2018 in Chicago, USA
  7. Tammisetti, V; Wan DQ; Yang HR; Behr SC; Rosenkrantz AB; Turkbey B; “Pearls, Pitfalls, Interpretative Criteria and Utility of F18- Fluciclovine PET CT and Prostate MRI in Biochemically Recurrent Prostate Cancer – A Case Based Review” at 2018 RSNA 104th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, Nov 25–30, 2018 in Chicago, USA
  8. Wilcoxson RD; So J; Molak C; Zahid M; Tammisetti, V; Yedururi S; Perumpillichira JJ; Menias, CO; Valente PT; Prasad SR; Katabathina V; “Choriocarcinoma: What Every Radiologist Needs to Know” at 2018 RSNA 104th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, Nov 25–30, 2018 in Chicago, USA
  9. Lakhoo J; Khatri G; Chernyak V; Steiner A; El Sayed RF; Arora SS; Sundaram KM; Olpin JD; Tammisetti, V; “MR Imaging of the Male Pelvic Floor” at 2018 RSNA 104th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, Nov 25–30, 2018 in Chicago, USA
  10. Tammisetti, V; Turkbey B; Behr SC; Widjaja C; Arora SS; Bathala TK; “Advanced Prostate Cancer: Update on Evolving Concepts, Rationale, and Challenges of Imaging and Novel Therapeutic Strategies” at 2018 RSNA 104th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, Nov 25–30, 2018 in Chicago, USA
  11. Hot Topics in GU Scientific paper session: The Diagnostic Accuracy of PI-RADS v2: A Multi-institutional Study Conducted by the SAR Prostate Cancer Disease Focused Panel (aim 1) Westphalen, A.C, .. Tammisetti, V; Society of Abdominal Radiology 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting and Educational Course, Mar 17-22, 2019, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  12. Hot Topics in GU Scientific paper session: Variability in Cancer Positive Predictive Value Using PI-RADS v2: A Multi-institutional Study Conducted by the SAR Prostate Cancer Disease Focused Panel (aim 2) Westphalen, A.C, .. Tammisetti, V; Society of Abdominal Radiology 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting and Educational Course, Mar 17-22, 2019, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  13. Hot Topics in GU Scientific paper session: Role of PI-RADS v2 in Clinical Models: A Multi-institutional Study Conducted by the SAR Prostate Cancer Disease Focused Panel (aim 3) Westphalen, A.C, .. Tammisetti, V; Society of Abdominal Radiology 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting and Educational Course, Mar 17-22, 2019, Orlando, Florida, USA.

ONLINE PUBLICATIONS:

  1. Tammisetti V. Prostate MRI in prior negative biopsies, Society of Abdominal Radiology Prostate Cancer Disease Focus Panel (DFP) Teaching Case of the week, Jan 2, 2017. http://c.ymcdn.com/sites/www.abdominalradiology.org/resource/resmgr/edu_dfpprostate/pdfpteachingfiles/Pteach.2017.1.2.pdf Retrieved on Jan 2, 2017

INVITED ORAL PRESENTATIONS AT NATIONAL CONFERENCES:

  1. Oral presentation in Genitourinary Thursday Poster Discussions: Tammisetti, V; “Advanced Prostate Cancer: Update on Evolving Concepts, Rationale, and Challenges of Imaging and Novel Therapeutic Strategies” at 2018 RSNA 104th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, Nov 25–30, 2018 in Chicago, USA
  2. Hot Topics in GU Scientific paper session: The Diagnostic Accuracy of PI-RADS v2: A Multi-institutional Study Conducted by the SAR Prostate Cancer Disease Focused Panel (aim 1) Westphalen, A.C, .. Tammisetti, V; Society of Abdominal Radiology 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting and Educational Course, Mar 17-22, 2019, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  3. Hot Topics in GU Scientific paper session: Variability in Cancer Positive Predictive Value Using PI-RADS v2: A Multi-institutional Study Conducted by the SAR Prostate Cancer Disease Focused Panel (aim 2) Westphalen, A.C, .. Tammisetti, V; Society of Abdominal Radiology 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting and Educational Course, Mar 17-22, 2019, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  4. Hot Topics in GU Scientific paper session: Role of PI-RADS v2 in Clinical Models: A Multi-institutional Study Conducted by the SAR Prostate Cancer Disease Focused Panel (aim 3) Westphalen, A.C, .. Tammisetti, V; Society of Abdominal Radiology 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting and Educational Course, Mar 17-22, 2019, Orlando, Florida, USA.

INVITED FACULTY SPEAKER PRESENTATIONS AT NATIONAL CONFERENCES:

  1. Invited Faculty speaker for Workshop on “Transitional Zone prostate cancer: Pearls, pitfalls and dilemmas on prostate MRI” Society of Abdominal Radiology 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting and Educational Course, Mar 26-31, 2017, Hollywood, Florida, USA. The SAR meeting is the largest international Abdominal radiology meeting in the world with approx. 1000 members and participants.
  2. Invited Faculty speaker for Workshop on “Beyond mpMRI: Assessment of men with prostate cancer with new PET agents” Society of Abdominal Radiology 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting and Educational Course, Mar 4-9, 2018, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. The SAR meeting is the largest international Abdominal radiology meeting in the world with approx. 1400 members and participants.
  3. Invited Faculty speaker for Workshop on “Small bowel GI Bleeding: Multimodality imaging with endoscopic correlation and update on 2015 ACG guidelines” Society of Abdominal Radiology 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting and Educational Course, Mar 17-22, 2019, Orlando, Florida, USA. The SAR meeting is the largest international Abdominal radiology meeting in the world with approx. 1400 members and participants.

INVITED FACULTY SPEAKER PRESENTATIONS AT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES:

  1. Invited Faculty speaker for 3rd Annual Telangana State IRIA conference “Indo-US Imaging update organized by Telangana State Chapter at Hyderabad, India, October 13th-15th, 2017. Three presentations – “Imaging Abdominal manifestations of Hematological conditions”, “Dynamic MR imaging of the pelvic floor”, “Comprehensive imaging of prostate malignancy, diagnosis to post treatment follow up”

VISITING PROFESSORSHIPS:

  1. Invited Faculty speaker for UT Health McGovern Medical School Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Grand Rounds on “Small bowel GI Bleeding: Multimodality Imaging, update on 2015 ACG guidelines and our early experience of MRI with Ferumoxytol”, April 11th, 2018. Audience included Division of Gastroenterology Faculty and Fellows.
  2. Invited Guest Noon Lecture to Radiology residents, fellows and faculty on “Prostate MRI and PIRADS v2 in the era of MR guided biopsies” at Department of Radiology, University of Florida, Jacksonville, June 2018. Audience included Radiology residents, fellows and Faculty.
  3. Invited Faculty speaker for UT Health McGovern Medical School Division of Urology Grand Rounds on “Prostate MR and PIRADS v2”, Nov 15th, 2018. Audience included Division of Urology Faculty and Fellows

Honors and Awards

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HONORS AND AWARDS

Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) “Certificate of Merit” awards – 2017, 2018

Second Prize winner of “The Society of Abdominal Radiology” Annual meeting 3-day Case of the day series – 2017

Distinguished Reviewer – Abdominal Radiology journal – 2018