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Ashok Panigrahy, MD

Ashok Panigrahy, MD
Job Title Radiologist-In-Chief, Department of Pediatric Radiology, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Job Title Associate Professor of Radiology, Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Job Title Director, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, MR/CT Imaging
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 2
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
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Education and Training

Medical School:

1998 Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA


2002 University of California, Los Angeles, CA


1996 Howard Hughes Medical Student Research Fellowship, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA
2003 Neuroradiology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
2004 Pediatric Neuroradiology/Pediatric Radiology, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA


  • Radiological Society of North America     
  • American Society for Neuroradiology     
  • American Society for Pediatric Neuroradiology    
  • Society for Pediatric Radiology

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Radiology, Certificate of  Diagnostic Radiology
  • American Board of Radiology, Neuroradiology Certificate of Added Qualifications 
  • American Board of Radiology, Pediatric Radiology Certificate of Added Qualifications


  • Honorable Mention for the Moore Award, Best Paper with Clinicopathologic Correlation, American Association of Neuropathologists Annual meeting
  • Society for Pediatric Research Medical Student Fellowship  
  • National Institute of Health-Training Grant, Predoctoral Fellowship Department of Neurology, Children’s Hospital
  • 1992-1994 Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Student Research Fellowship   
  • 1994-1996 Howard Hughes Medical Student Research Fellowship  
  • 1996-1998 Howard Hughes Medical Student Research Fellowship, continued support with return to medical studies, $60,000 scholarship
  • 1999-2000 Radiological Society of North America Resident Research Trainee Prize, Pediatrics Subcommittee
  • James T. Case Radiological Foundation Award, Outstanding research in the radiological sciences
  • Applied Radiology Resident Development Research Grant, Bracco Corporation
  • Chief Resident, UCLA Department of Radiological Sciences
  • RSNA Resident Roentgen Resident Award
  • Radiological Society of North America Fellow, Research Trainee Prize, Pediatrics Subcommittee
  • James T. Case Radiological Foundation Award, Award for outstanding research in the radiological sciences
  • Gabriel H. Wilson Award (Best Paper presented), Western Neuroradiological Society 37th Annual Meeting
  • NIH Pediatric Research Repayment Grant     
  • Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation US, pre-institute award  
  • Cornelius G. Dyke Memorial Award, Best original research contribution by a junior investigator in neuroradiology awarded by the ASNR)
  • RSNA Research and Education Foundation, Research Scholar Grant 
  • Distinguished Poster Award, Society of Interventional Radiology Annual Meeting
  • Poster award, 2nd place winner in category: Cancer, International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) Annual Meeting, Berlin


  • Paquette LB, Jackson HA, Tavare CJ, Miller DA, Panigrahy A. In Utero Eye Development Documented by Fetal MRI. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol.; First published on line June 18, 2009 as 10.3174/ajnrA1664.
  • Panigrahy A, Blüml S.  Neuroimaging of Pediatric Brain Tumors: From Basic to Advanced MR imaging.  Journal of Child Neurology Special Edition. (In press)
  • Mahadeo KM, Dhall G, Panigrahy A, Lastra C, Ettinger LJ.  Subacute methotrexate neurotoxicity and cerebral venous sinus thrombosis in a 12-year old patient with acute lymphoblastic leukemia and methyl tetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) C677T polymorphism.  Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. Pediatric Hematology Oncology. (In press)

    View Dr. Panigrahy's full list of publications from PubMed.

Research Interests

  • Neonatal Brain Injury: evaluation with advanced MR techniques
     -Advanced MR imaging of pediatric brain tumors
     -Fetal MR imaging

Active Research Projects / Grants

  • In Vivo Spectroscopy of Low Grade Tumors in Pediatrics Fund-Radiology
  • Metabolic profiling of diffuse intrinsic brain stem glioma in pediatrics
  • Advanced MR Imaging of Perinatal White Matter Injury
  • Quantitative Proton MR Spectroscopy of Perinatal White Matter Injury: Correlation with Neurodevelopmental Outcome, Axonal Injury and Cytokine Inflammation
Last Update
August 6, 2014
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Last Update
August 6, 2014