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Rajat Dhar, MD, FRCPC

Associate Professor, Neurology

Specialty Areas

Neurologic Intensive Care
Stroke
Cerebrovascular Disease

Board Certifications

Neurology
Neurocritical Care

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

IN-PATIENT CARE ONLY in the Stroke Service. Acute brain injury including stroke, subarachnoid hemorrhage, and head trauma. Management of cerebral ischemia / vasopasm, raised intracranial hemorrhage. Neuromuscular respiratory failure including Guillain-Barre syndrome and myasthenia gravis. Management of CNS infections including meningitis and encephalitis and control of refractory status epilepticus.

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research
  • Financial Disclosures

Location(s)

Location(s)

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

1 Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-362-2999
Fax: 314-362-6033

Education

Education

Residency : Neurology, University of Western Ontario, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada 2005
Fellowship: Neurological Critical Care, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2007
BA: McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada 1997
Medical Degree: McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada 2000

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Use of Oral Medications for Managing Asthma Results in Poor Disease Control.
Salvi S, Chhowala S, Dhar R
J Assoc Physicians India. 2020 Jan; 68(1)81.

PMID:
    31979787
    [PubMed - in process]
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Outcomes and risk factors of cholecystectomy in high risk patients: A case series.
Musbahi A, Abdulhannan P, Bhatti J, Dhar R, Rao M, Gopinath B
Ann Med Surg (Lond). 2020 Feb; 5035-40. doi: 10.1016/j.amsu.2019.12.003.

PMID:
    31956409
    [PubMed]
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Prevalence and antifungal susceptibility of Candida albicans causing vaginal discharge among pregnant women in Lebanon.
Ghaddar N, Anastasiadis E, Halimeh R, Ghaddar A, Dhar R, AlFouzan W, Yusef H, El Chaar M
BMC Infect Dis. 2020 Jan 13; 20(1)32. doi: 10.1186/s12879-019-4736-2.

PMID:
    31931738
    [PubMed - in process]
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Bronchial thermoplasty for severe asthma: A position statement of the Indian chest society.
Madan K, Mittal S, Suri TM, Jain A, Mohan A, Hadda V, Tiwari P, Guleria R, Talwar D, Chaudhri S, Singh V, Swarnakar R, Bharti SJ, Garg R, Gupta N, Kumar V, Agarwal R, Aggarwal AN, Ayub II, Chhajed PN, Dhamija A, Dhar R, Dhooria S, Gonuguntla HK, Goyal R, Koul PA, Kumar R, Maturu N, Mehta RM, Parakh U, Pattabhiraman V, Raghupathi N, Sehgal IS, Srinivasan A, Venkatnarayan K
Lung India. 2020 Jan-Feb; 37(1)86-96. doi: 10.4103/lungindia.lungindia_418_19.

PMID:
    31898635
    [PubMed]
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Draft genome of Ompok bimaculatus (Pabda fish).
Dhar R, Pethusamy K, Singh S, Mukherjee I, Seethy A, Sengupta B, Srivastava T, Sarkar S, Mandal V, Karmakar M, Gupta S, Ghosh A, Karmakar S
BMC Res Notes. 2019 Dec 26; 12(1)825. doi: 10.1186/s13104-019-4867-y.

PMID:
    31878964
    [PubMed - in process]
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Elucidation of the de Vries behavior in terms of the orientational order parameter, apparent tilt angle, and field-induced tilt angle for smectic liquid crystals by polarized infrared spectroscopy.
Yadav N, Swaminathan V, Panov VP, Dhar R, Vij JK
Phys Rev E. 2019 Nov; 100(5-1)052704. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevE.100.052704.

PMID:
    31870006
    [PubMed]
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Reduction in Cerebrospinal Fluid Volume as an Early Quantitative Biomarker of Cerebral Edema After Ischemic Stroke.
Dhar R, Chen Y, Hamzehloo A, Kumar A, Heitsch L, He J, Chen L, Slowik A, Strbian D, Lee JM
Stroke. 2019 Dec 10; STROKEAHA119027895. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.119.027895.

PMID:
    31818229
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Deep Learning for Automated Measurement of Hemorrhage and Perihematomal Edema in Supratentorial Intracerebral Hemorrhage.
Dhar R, Falcone GJ, Chen Y, Hamzehloo A, Kirsch EP, Noche RB, Roth K, Acosta J, Ruiz A, Phuah CL, Woo D, Gill TM, Sheth KN, Lee JM
Stroke. 2019 Dec 6; STROKEAHA119027657. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.119.027657.

PMID:
    31805845
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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A Randomized Trial of Intravenous Thyroxine for Brain-Dead Organ Donors With Impaired Cardiac Function.
Dhar R, Stahlschmidt E, Marklin G
Prog Transplant. 2019 Dec 5; 1526924819893295. doi: 10.1177/1526924819893295.

PMID:
    31802716
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Lack of Uptake of Prophylactic Human Papilloma Virus Vaccine Among Women With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Seen at a Regional Medical Center.
Dhar JP, Essenmacher L, Dhar R, Ragina N, Sokol RJ
J Clin Rheumatol. 2019 Dec; 25(8)348-350. doi: 10.1097/RHU.0000000000000866.

PMID:
    31764496
    [PubMed - in process]
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Hypersensitivity pneumonitis: Clinical manifestations - Prospective data from the interstitial lung disease-India registry.
Singh S, Collins BF, Sharma BB, Joshi JM, Talwar D, Katiyar S, Singh N, Ho L, Samaria JK, Bhattacharya P, Chaudhari S, Singh T, Pilania K, Pipavath S, Ahuja J, Chetambath R, Ghoshal AG, Jain NK, Gayathri Devi HJ, Kant S, Koul P, Dhar R, Swarnakar R, Katiyar SK, Jindal A, Mangal DK, Singh V, Raghu G
Lung India. 2019 Nov-Dec; 36(6)476-482. doi: 10.4103/lungindia.lungindia_263_19.

PMID:
    31670294
    [PubMed]
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Estimating Dynamic Cellular Morphological Properties via the Combination of the RTCA System and a Hough-Transform-Based Algorithm.
Zhang L, Ye Y, Dhar R, Deng J, Tang H
Cells. 2019 Oct 21; 8(10)pii: E1287. doi: 10.3390/cells8101287.

PMID:
    31640200
    [PubMed - in process]
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Electroacupuncture ameliorates cardiopulmonary bypass induced apoptosis in lung via ROS/Nrf2/NLRP3 inflammasome pathway.
Dhar R, Zhang L, Li Y, Rana MN, Hu Z, Li Z, Cui H, Tang H
Life Sci. 2019 Dec 1; 238116962. doi: 10.1016/j.lfs.2019.116962.

PMID:
    31628913
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Surgical site infection following cesarean section in a general hospital in Kuwait: trends and risk factors.
Alfouzan W, Al Fadhli M, Abdo N, Alali W, Dhar R
Epidemiol Infect. 2019 Oct 10; 147e287. doi: 10.1017/S0950268819001675.

PMID:
    31597580
    [PubMed - in process]
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Author Correction: Changes in gene expression predictably shift and switch genetic interactions.
Li X, Lalić J, Baeza-Centurion P, Dhar R, Lehner B
Nat Commun. 2019 Sep 17; 10(1)4319. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-12350-y.

PMID:
    31530808
    [PubMed]
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Global Survey of Outcomes of Neurocritical Care Patients: Analysis of the PRINCE Study Part 2.
Venkatasubba Rao CP, Suarez JI, Martin RH, Bauza C, Georgiadis A, Calvillo E, Hemphill JC 3rd, Sung G, Oddo M, Taccone FS, LeRoux PD, PRINCE Study Investigators.
Neurocrit Care. 2019 Sep 4; doi: 10.1007/s12028-019-00835-z.

PMID:
    31486027
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Changes in gene expression predictably shift and switch genetic interactions.
Li X, Lalić J, Baeza-Centurion P, Dhar R, Lehner B
Nat Commun. 2019 Aug 29; 10(1)3886. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-11735-3.

PMID:
    31467279
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Antifibrotics in India.
Dhar R
Lung India. 2019 Sep-Oct; 36(5)445-446. doi: 10.4103/lungindia.lungindia_379_19.

PMID:
    31464219
    [PubMed]
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Bronchiectasis in India: results from the European Multicentre Bronchiectasis Audit and Research Collaboration (EMBARC) and Respiratory Research Network of India Registry.
Dhar R, Singh S, Talwar D, Mohan M, Tripathi SK, Swarnakar R, Trivedi S, Rajagopala S, D'Souza G, Padmanabhan A, Baburao A, Mahesh PA, Ghewade B, Nair G, Jindal A, Jayadevappa GDH, Sawhney H, Sarmah KR, Saha K, Anantharaj S, Khanna A, Gami S, Shah A, Shah A, Dutt N, Garg H, Vyas S, Venugopal K, Prasad R, Aleemuddin NM, Karmakar S, Singh V, Jindal SK, Sharma S, Prajapat D, Chandrashekaria S, McDonnell MJ, Mishra A, Rutherford R, Ramanathan RP, Goeminne PC, Vasudev P, Dimakou K, Crichton ML, Jayaraj BS, Kungwani R, Das A, Sawhney M, Polverino E, Torres A, Gulecha NS, Shteinberg M, De Soyza A, Mangala A, Shah P, Chauhan NK, Jajodia N, Singhal A, Batra S, Hasan A, Limaye S, Salvi S, Aliberti S, Chalmers JD
Lancet Glob Health. 2019 Sep; 7(9)e1269-e1279. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(19)30327-4.

PMID:
    31402007
    [PubMed - in process]
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A Faith-Based Intervention to Reduce Blood Pressure in Underserved Metropolitan New York Immigrant Communities.
Yi SS, Wyatt LC, Patel S, Choy C, Dhar R, Zanowiak JM, Chuhan H, Taher MD, Garcia M, Kavathe R, Kim S, Kwon SC, Islam NS
Prev Chronic Dis. 2019 Aug 8; 16E106. doi: 10.5888/pcd16.180618.

PMID:
    31400096
    [PubMed - in process]
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Financial Disclosures

Financial Disclosures

Disclosure of Financial Interests with Industry

Washington University and its physicians and health professionals are committed to ensuring integrity and objectivity in medical decision-making. Some of our physicians and health professionals work collaboratively with pharmaceutical, medical device or other medical care related companies to develop innovative ideas and products that can improve health care delivery and clinical outcomes for patients. In some instances, our physicians and health professionals have an ownership or potential ownership interest in a commercial company; and/or are paid by a commercial company to provide advice on product design or to speak about the use of medications, devices, equipment or procedures. These payments may include: a) compensation for consulting and speaking engagements, b) equity, and/or c) royalties for products invented by our faculty. Any payments to Washington University physicians or health professionals must be based on tangible services and may not exceed fair market value for their work. In addition to disclosure on this website, physicians and health professionals earning more than $10,000 per year must disclose their corporate financial relationship in writing to patients when prescribing or using that company's products.

This physician reported the following financial interests during calendar year 2018:

Company Name: UCB, Inc.

Royalties:

Equity: No

Consulting/Advisory Board:

Speaker Fees: $10,000 - $19,999

Reporting Date: May 01, 2019