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Raja Ramaswamy, MD

Assistant Professor, Radiology
Assistant Professor, Surgery

Specialty Areas

Interventional Radiology
Diagnostic Radiology
Vascular and Interventional Radiology

Board Certifications

Radiology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Venous disease including deep vein thrombosis and varicose veins, peripheral arterial disease, bariatric embolization, uterine fibroid embolization, pelvic congestion syndrome.

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology

510 South Kingshighway Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63110

Education

Education

Fellowship, Vascular and Interventional Radiology: University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA 2015
Chief Resident, Diagnostic/Interventional Radiology: University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA 2015
Residency, Diagnostic/Interventional Radiology: University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA 2014
Medical Degree: Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, The Chicago Medical School, Chicago, IL 2009
MS, Applied Physiology: Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, The Chicago Medical School, Chicago, IL 2005
BA, Economics and Chemistry : Emory University, Atlanta, GA 2004

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Unpacking the black box of improvement.
Ramaswamy R, Reed J, Livesley N, Boguslavsky V, Ellorio EG, Sax S, Houleymata D, Kimble L, Parry G
Int J Qual Health Care. 2018 Feb 15; doi: 10.1093/intqhc/mzy009.

PMID:
    29462325
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Research versus practice in quality improvement? Understanding how we can bridge the gap.
Hirschhorn LR, Ramaswamy R, Devnani M, Wandersman A, Simpson LA, Garcia-Elorrio E
Int J Qual Health Care. 2018 Feb 13; doi: 10.1093/intqhc/mzy018.

PMID:
    29447351
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Intravascular access devices from an interventional radiology perspective: indications, implantation techniques, and optimizing patency.
Lee KA, Ramaswamy RS
Transfusion. 2018 Feb; 58 Suppl 1549-557. doi: 10.1111/trf.14501.

PMID:
    29443411
    [PubMed - in process]
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Endovascular Management of SVC Syndrome due to Fibrosing Mediastinitis-A Feasibility and Safety Analysis.
Majumdar S, Shoela R, Kim DJ, Ramaswamy R, Mani N, Salter A, Akinwande O
Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2018 Jan 1; 1538574418757401. doi: 10.1177/1538574418757401.

PMID:
    29433409
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Implementing Innovations in Global Women's, Children's, and Adolescents' Health: Realizing the Potential for Implementation Science.
Peterson HB, Haidar J, Fixsen D, Ramaswamy R, Weiner BJ, Leatherman S
Obstet Gynecol. 2018 Mar; 131(3)423-430. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000002494.

PMID:
    29420393
    [PubMed - in process]
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Modified Balloon-Occluded Retrograde Transvenous Obliteration (BRTO) Techniques for the Treatment of Gastric Varices: Vascular Plug-Assisted Retrograde Transvenous Obliteration (PARTO)/Coil-Assisted Retrograde Transvenous Obliteration (CARTO)/Balloon-Occluded Antegrade Transvenous Obliteration (BATO).
Kim DJ, Darcy MD, Mani NB, Park AW, Akinwande O, Ramaswamy RS, Kim SK
Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2018 Feb 7; doi: 10.1007/s00270-018-1896-1.

PMID:
    29417267
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Renal Embolization: Current Recommendations and Rationale for Clinical Practice.
Ramaswamy RS, Akinwande O, Tiwari T
Curr Urol Rep. 2018 Feb 5; 19(3)5. doi: 10.1007/s11934-018-0756-5.

PMID:
    29399726
    [PubMed - in process]
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Making complex interventions work in low resource settings: developing and applying a design focused implementation approach to deliver mental health through primary care in India.
Ramaswamy R, Shidhaye R, Nanda S
Int J Ment Health Syst. 2018; 125. doi: 10.1186/s13033-018-0181-7.

PMID:
    29387148
    [PubMed]
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Proteomic Profiling Reveals the Transglutaminase-2 Externalization Pathway in Kidneys after Unilateral Ureteric Obstruction.
Furini G, Schroeder N, Huang L, Boocock D, Scarpellini A, Coveney C, Tonoli E, Ramaswamy R, Ball G, Verderio C, Johnson TS, Verderio EAM
J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 Jan 30; pii: ASN.2017050479. doi: 10.1681/ASN.2017050479.

PMID:
    29382685
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Coupled Lorenz oscillators near the Hopf boundary: Multistability, intermingled basins, and quasiriddling.
Wontchui TT, Effa JY, Fouda HPE, Ujjwal SR, Ramaswamy R
Phys Rev E. 2017 Dec; 96(6-1)062203. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevE.96.062203.

PMID:
    29347357
    [PubMed - in process]
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Denali, Tulip, and Option Inferior Vena Cava Filter Retrieval: A Single Center Experience.
Ramaswamy RS, Jun E, van Beek D, Mani N, Salter A, Kim SK, Akinwande O
Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2017 Dec 19; doi: 10.1007/s00270-017-1866-z.

PMID:
    29260304
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pSSAlib: The partial-propensity stochastic chemical network simulator.
Ostrenko O, Incardona P, Ramaswamy R, Brusch L, Sbalzarini IF
PLoS Comput Biol. 2017 Dec; 13(12)e1005865. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1005865.

PMID:
    29206229
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Using Value Stream Mapping to improve quality of care in low-resource facility settings.
Ramaswamy R, Rothschild C, Alabi F, Wachira E, Muigai F, Pearson N
Int J Qual Health Care. 2017 Nov 1; 29(7)961-965. doi: 10.1093/intqhc/mzx142.

PMID:
    29136150
    [PubMed - in process]
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Room temperature magnetization switching in topological insulator-ferromagnet heterostructures by spin-orbit torques.
Wang Y, Zhu D, Wu Y, Yang Y, Yu J, Ramaswamy R, Mishra R, Shi S, Elyasi M, Teo KL, Wu Y, Yang H
Nat Commun. 2017 Nov 8; 8(1)1364. doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-01583-4.

PMID:
    29118331
    [PubMed - in process]
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Room-Temperature Giant Charge-to-Spin Conversion at the SrTiO<sub>3</sub>-LaAlO<sub>3</sub> Oxide Interface.
Wang Y, Ramaswamy R, Motapothula M, Narayanapillai K, Zhu D, Yu J, Venkatesan T, Yang H
Nano Lett. 2017 Dec 13; 17(12)7659-7664. doi: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b03714.

PMID:
    29112444
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Dissecting the molecular assembly of the <i>Toxoplasma gondii</i> MyoA motility complex.
Powell CJ, Jenkins ML, Parker ML, Ramaswamy R, Kelsen A, Warshaw DM, Ward GE, Burke JE, Boulanger MJ
J Biol Chem. 2017 Nov 24; 292(47)19469-19477. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M117.809632.

PMID:
    28972141
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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General mechanism for the 1/f noise.
Yadav AC, Ramaswamy R, Dhar D
Phys Rev E. 2017 Aug; 96(2-1)022215. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevE.96.022215.

PMID:
    28950591
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Valproic Acid in Women and Girls of Childbearing Age.
Gotlib D, Ramaswamy R, Kurlander JE, DeRiggi A, Riba M
Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2017 Sep; 19(9)58. doi: 10.1007/s11920-017-0809-3.

PMID:
    28726062
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Interventional approaches to deep venous thrombosis.
Lee KA, Ramaswamy RS
Curr Opin Cardiol. 2017 Nov; 32(6)679-686. doi: 10.1097/HCO.0000000000000443.

PMID:
    28719398
    [PubMed - in process]
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The cost effectiveness of a quality improvement program to reduce maternal and fetal mortality in a regional referral hospital in Accra, Ghana.
Goodman DM, Ramaswamy R, Jeuland M, Srofenyoh EK, Engmann CM, Olufolabi AJ, Owen MD
PLoS One. 2017; 12(7)e0180929. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0180929.

PMID:
    28708899
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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