Biography

Dr. Surabhi’s professional focus is on imaging of the genitourinary tract with particular interest on renal and ovarian tumors.

 

Certification

American Board of Radiology, 2011

Education

Medical School
Kakatiya Medical College, Warangal, India, 1999
Internship
Mahatma Gandhi Hospital, Warangal, India, 2000
Residency
Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarth, India, 2004
Fellowship
Abdominal Imaging, The University of Texas Health Science Center-San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, 2007
Mini-Fellowship
Cardiac CTA, American College of Radiology, Reston, VA, 2009
Mini-Fellowship
Cardiac CTA, American College of Radiology, Reston, VA, 2010

Research Information

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1. Can texture features of HCC at baseline differentiate rapidly progressive HCC versus more indolent HCC?
2. Outcome of LR3 nodules: A 5 year follow up study
3. Effect of EUS guided radiofrequency ablation of pancreatic adenocarcinoma on vascular encasement. Preliminary findings in 10 patients.
4. Contrast enhanced ultrasound immediately after TACE of HCC to predict tumor viability on follow up imaging studies.
5. LIRADS ancillary features and radiomic features to predict prognosis of HCC
6. Difference in LIRADS category assessment on CT versus MR in patients with NAFLD
7. CEUS HCC screening: Diagnostic feasibility study
8. Diagnostic accuracy of Fast MR protocol in diagnosing perforated appendicitis
9. Intra-observer variation of assigning LIRADS category without and with using LIRADS web application. application.

Publications

Publication Information

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PUBLICATIONS

Selected Peer-Reviewed Abstracts (Educational and Scientific Posters)

MRI of gynecologic malignancies: How MR guides management. 117th Annual Meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society, New Orleans, LA, 2017.

Referred Original Articles in Journals

  1. 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. Computed tomography in ventral hernia diagnosis: have we improved? A quality improvement initiative. J. Surg. Res. 224:97-101, 2018. doi:10.1016/j.jss.2017.11.055
  2. Chhoda, A., Jain, D., Surabhi, V.R., and Singhal, S. Contrast enhanced harmonic endoscopic ultrasound: a novel approach for diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal stromal tumors. Clin. Endosc. 51(3):215-221, 2018. doi:10.5946/ce.2017.170
  3. Cherla DV, Bernardi K, Blair KJ, Chua SS, Hasapes JP, Kao LS, Ko TC, Matta EJ, Moses ML, Shiralkar KG, Surabhi VR, Tammisetti VS, Viso 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. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30430273
  4. Elsayes KM, Kielar AZ, Elmohr MM, Chernyak V, Masch WR, Furlan A, Marks RM, Cruite I, Fowler KJ, Tang A, Bashir MR, Hecht EM, Kamaya A, Jambhekar K, Kamath A, Arora S, Bijan B, Ash R, Kassam Z, Chaudhry H, McGahan JP, Yacoub JH, McInnes M, Fung AW, Shanbhogue K, Lee J, Deshmukh S, Horvat N, Mitchell DG, Do RKG, Surabhi VR, Szklaruk J, Sirlin CB. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2018 Oct;43(10):2625-2642. doi: 10.1007/s00261-018-1744-4.
  5. Morani A.C., Bathala T.K., Surabhi V.R., Yedururi S., Jensen C.T., Huh W.W., Prasad S., Hayes-Jordan A., Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumor: Imaging Pattern of Disease at Presentation. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2019 Mar;212(3):W45-W54. doi:
    10.2214/AJR.18.20179. Epub 2019 Jan 23. PMID: 30673334

Other Professional Communications

  1. Imaging of HCC and role of LIRADS, Houston Radiological Society Meeting, Houston, TX, January 23, 2018.
  2. Recent advances in imaging of pancreas. 2nd Annual Gastroenterology and Hepatology Symposium, Houston, TX, February 10, 2018.
  3. Role of MRI in the evaluation of acute abdomen: Acute appendicitis and beyond, Cancer Imaging and Intervention Conference: Our Multi-disciplinary Approach, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, April 5, 2018.
  4. Imaging of genitourinary infections. The Cancer Imaging and Intervention Conference: Our Multi-disciplinary Approach, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, April 8, 2018.
  5. Abdominal and pelvic subspecialty track: Liver oncologic imaging: multi-disciplinary approach [session moderator]. The Cancer Imaging and Intervention Conference: Our Multi-disciplinary Approach, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, April 6, 2018.
  6. Radiology review track: Genitourinary imaging [session moderator]. The Cancer Imaging and Intervention Conference: Our Multi-disciplinary Approach, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, April 8, 2018.

Presentations: National

  1. Prostate cancer in the transition zone. Annual Meeting of Society of Abdominal Radiology, Fort Lauderdale, FL, March 30, 2017.
  2. Rapid MR evaluation of appendicitis. Annual Meeting of Society of Abdominal Radiology, Scottsdale, AZ, March 6, 2018.
  3. Inflammatory pseudotumors and myofibroblastic tumors: 2018 update. Annual Meeting of Society of Abdominal Radiology, Scottsdale, AZ, March 8, 2018.
  4. Accuracy of unenhanced MR imaging in the detection of perforated acute appendicitis in pediatric patients. Meeting of the Society of Abdominal Radiology, Scottsdale, AZ, March 6, 2018.
  5. Assessing the usefulness of contrast enhanced ultrasound as a potential screening tool for evaluating hepatocellular carcinoma. Meeting of the Society of Abdominal Radiology, Scottsdale, AZ, March 6, 2018
  6. Renal and Liver CEUS – How to Perform and Interpret the Role in Interventions. Meeting of the Society of Abdominal Radiology, Orlando, FL, March 19, 2019.
  7. Post-treatment Prostate MR: Keynote speaker of the scientific session at ARRS annual meeting in Hawaii. SS20: Genitourinary Imaging – Prostate Cancer/Renal Thursday, May 9, 2019, at 10:00 – 11:30 am.

Presentations: International

  1. Role of dual energy CT in abdominal imaging. INDO-US Abdominal Imaging Conference, Hyderabad, India, October 14, 2017.
  2. Imaging of HCC and role of LIRADS. INDO-US Abdominal Imaging Conference, Hyderabad, India, October 14, 2017.
  3. How to integrate contrast-enhanced US into routine clinical practice. INDO-US Abdominal Imaging Conference, Hyderabad, India, October 15, 2017.
  4. Role of MR for evaluation of acute abdomen. INDO-US Abdominal Imaging Conference, Hyderabad, India, October 15, 2017.

Honors and Awards

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Certificates of Merit, Radiological Society of North America 2017

Dean’s Excellence in Teaching Award, 2017