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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.

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

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

Commentary on "Temporal Dynamics of Cerebral Blood Flow During the Acute Course of Severe Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Studied by Bedside Xenon-Enhanced CT".
Dhar R
Neurocrit Care. 2019 Apr; 30(2)291-292. doi: 10.1007/s12028-019-00698-4.

PMID:
    30815775
    [PubMed - in process]
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A randomized trial comparing triiodothyronine (T3) with thyroxine (T4) for hemodynamically unstable brain-dead organ donors.
Dhar R, Stahlschmidt E, Yan Y, Marklin G
Clin Transplant. 2019 Mar; 33(3)e13486. doi: 10.1111/ctr.13486.

PMID:
    30689222
    [PubMed - in process]
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Genetic and lifestyle risk factors for MRI-defined brain infarcts in a population-based setting.
Chauhan G, Adams HHH, Satizabal CL, Bis JC, Teumer A, Sargurupremraj M, Hofer E, Trompet S, Hilal S, Smith AV, Jian X, Malik R, Traylor M, Pulit SL, Amouyel P, Mazoyer B, Zhu YC, Kaffashian S, Schilling S, Beecham GW, Montine TJ, Schellenberg GD, Kjartansson O, Guðnason V, Knopman DS, Griswold ME, Windham BG, Gottesman RF, Mosley TH, Schmidt R, Saba Y, Schmidt H, Takeuchi F, Yamaguchi S, Nabika T, Kato N, Rajan KB, Aggarwal NT, De Jager PL, Evans DA, Psaty BM, Rotter JI, Rice K, Lopez OL, Liao J, Chen C, Cheng CY, Wong TY, Ikram MK, van der Lee SJ, Amin N, Chouraki V, DeStefano AL, Aparicio HJ, Romero JR, Maillard P, DeCarli C, Wardlaw JM, Hernández MDCV, Luciano M, Liewald D, Deary IJ, Starr JM, Bastin ME, Muñoz Maniega S, Slagboom PE, Beekman M, Deelen J, Uh HW, Lemmens R, Brodaty H, Wright MJ, Ames D, Boncoraglio GB, Hopewell JC, Beecham AH, Blanton SH, Wright CB, Sacco RL, Wen W, Thalamuthu A, Armstrong NJ, Chong E, Schofield PR, Kwok JB, van der Grond J, Stott DJ, Ford I, Jukema JW, Vernooij MW, Hofman A, Uitterlinden AG, van der Lugt A, Wittfeld K, Grabe HJ, Hosten N, von Sarnowski B, Völker U, Levi C, Jimenez-Conde J, Sharma P, Sudlow CLM, Rosand J, Woo D, Cole JW, Meschia JF, Slowik A, Thijs V, Lindgren A, Melander O, Grewal RP, Rundek T, Rexrode K, Rothwell PM, Arnett DK, Jern C, Johnson JA, Benavente OR, Wasssertheil-Smoller S, Lee JM, Wong Q, Mitchell BD, Rich SS, McArdle PF, Geerlings MI, van der Graaf Y, de Bakker PIW, Asselbergs FW, Srikanth V, Thomson R, McWhirter R, Moran C, Callisaya M, Phan T, Rutten-Jacobs LCA, Bevan S, Tzourio C, Mather KA, Sachdev PS, van Duijn CM, Worrall BB, Dichgans M, Kittner SJ, Markus HS, Ikram MA, Fornage M, Launer LJ, Seshadri S, Longstreth WT Jr, Debette S, Stroke Genetics Network (SiGN), the International Stroke Genetics Consortium (ISGC), METASTROKE, Alzheimer's Disease Genetics Consortium (ADGC), and the Neurology Working Group of the Cohorts for Heart and Aging Research in Genomic Epidemiology (CHARGE) Consortium.
Neurology. 2019 Jan 16; pii: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000006851. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000006851.

PMID:
    30651383
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Single cell functional genomics reveals the importance of mitochondria in cell-to-cell phenotypic variation.
Dhar R, Missarova AM, Lehner B, Carey LB
Elife. 2019 Jan 14; 8pii: e38904. doi: 10.7554/eLife.38904.

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    30638445
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Bronchoscopic lung cryobiopsy: An Indian association for bronchology position statement.
Dhooria S, Agarwal R, Sehgal IS, Aggarwal AN, Goyal R, Guleria R, Singhal P, Shah SP, Gupta KB, Koolwal S, Akkaraju J, Annapoorni S, Bal A, Bansal A, Behera D, Chhajed PN, Dhamija A, Dhar R, Garg M, Gopal B, Hibare KR, James P, Jindal A, Jindal SK, Khan A, Kishore N, Koul PA, Kumar A, Kumar R, Lall A, Madan K, Mandal A, Mehta RM, Mohan A, Nangia V, Nath A, Nayar S, Patel D, Pattabhiraman V, Raghupati N, Sarkar PK, Singh V, Sivaramakrishnan M, Srinivasan A, Swarnakar R, Talwar D, Thangakunam B
Lung India. 2019 Jan-Feb; 36(1)48-59. doi: 10.4103/lungindia.lungindia_75_18.

PMID:
    30604705
    [PubMed]
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The economics of managing tuberculosis in cancer patients in an oncology center in eastern India.
Bennett Z, Dhar R, Dhar K, Das K, Harishankar A, Bhattacharya S, Chandy M
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Jan; 40(1)122-124. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.284.

PMID:
    30595140
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Primary Tubercular Granulomatous Thyroiditis, Presenting as Thyroid Nodule with Hyperthyroidism, Pyrexia of Unknown Origin and Severe Anemia.
Dhar R, Rana M, Bhardwaj S
J Assoc Physicians India. 2018 May; 66(5)94-5.

PMID:
    30477071
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Bronchiectasis.
Chalmers JD, Chang AB, Chotirmall SH, Dhar R, McShane PJ
Nat Rev Dis Primers. 2018 Nov 15; 4(1)45. doi: 10.1038/s41572-018-0042-3.

PMID:
    30442957
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An international perspective on hospitalized patients with viral community-acquired pneumonia.
Radovanovic D, Sotgiu G, Jankovic M, Mahesh PA, Marcos PJ, Abdalla MI, Di Pasquale MF, Gramegna A, Terraneo S, Blasi F, Santus P, Aliberti S, Reyes LF, Restrepo MI, GLIMP Study Group.
Eur J Intern Med. 2019 Feb; 6054-70. doi: 10.1016/j.ejim.2018.10.020.

PMID:
    30401576
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A Randomized Controlled Trial of Naloxone for Optimization of Hypoxemia in Lung Donors after Brain Death.
Dhar R, Stahlschmidt E, Paramesh A, Marklin G
Transplantation. 2018 Nov 5; doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000002511.

PMID:
    30399122
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Author's reply.
Mahendra M, Jayaraj BS, Limaye S, Chaya SK, Dhar R, Mahesh PA
Lung India. 2018 Nov-Dec; 35(6)538. doi: 10.4103/lungindia.lungindia_354_18.

PMID:
    30381573
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In Vitro Activity of Newer and Conventional Antimicrobial Agents, Including Fosfomycin and Colistin, against Selected Gram-Negative Bacilli in Kuwait.
Alfouzan W, Dhar R, Nicolau DP
Pathogens. 2018 Sep 17; 7(3)pii: E75. doi: 10.3390/pathogens7030075.

PMID:
    30227619
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Nintedanib plus Sildenafil in Patients with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.
Kolb M, Raghu G, Wells AU, Behr J, Richeldi L, Schinzel B, Quaresma M, Stowasser S, Martinez FJ, INSTAGE Investigators.
N Engl J Med. 2018 Nov 1; 379(18)1722-1731. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1811737.

PMID:
    30220235
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Application of Machine Learning to Automated Analysis of Cerebral Edema in Large Cohorts of Ischemic Stroke Patients.
Dhar R, Chen Y, An H, Lee JM
Front Neurol. 2018; 9687. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2018.00687.

PMID:
    30186224
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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. 2018 Jul 20; doi: 10.1097/RHU.0000000000000866.

PMID:
    30028808
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Burden and risk factors for <i>Pseudomonas aeruginosa</i> community-acquired pneumonia: a multinational point prevalence study of hospitalised patients.
Restrepo MI, Babu BL, Reyes LF, Chalmers JD, Soni NJ, Sibila O, Faverio P, Cilloniz C, Rodriguez-Cintron W, Aliberti S, GLIMP.
Eur Respir J. 2018 Aug; 52(2)pii: 1701190. doi: 10.1183/13993003.01190-2017.

PMID:
    29976651
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Factors influencing severity of community-acquired pneumonia.
Mahendra M, Jayaraj BS, Limaye S, Chaya SK, Dhar R, Mahesh PA
Lung India. 2018 Jul-Aug; 35(4)284-289. doi: 10.4103/lungindia.lungindia_334_17.

PMID:
    29970765
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Economic burden of asthma in India.
Koul PA, Dhar R
Lung India. 2018 Jul-Aug; 35(4)281-283. doi: 10.4103/lungindia.lungindia_220_18.

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    29970764
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Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome as a Complication of Induced Hypertension in Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: A Case-Control Study.
Allen ML, Kulik T, Keyrouz SG, Dhar R
Neurosurgery. 2018 Jun 8; doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyy240.

PMID:
    29889274
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Antibiotic Prescription, Organisms and its Resistance Pattern in Patients Admitted to Respiratory ICU with Respiratory Infection in Mysuru.
Mahendra M, Jayaraj BS, Lokesh KS, Chaya SK, Veerapaneni VV, Limaye S, Dhar R, Swarnakar R, Ambalkar S, Mahesh PA
Indian J Crit Care Med. 2018 Apr; 22(4)223-230. doi: 10.4103/ijccm.IJCCM_409_17.

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    29743760
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