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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

Covid-19: research methods must be flexible in a crisis.
Karmakar S, Dhar R, Jee B
BMJ. 2020 Jul 6; 370m2668. doi: 10.1136/bmj.m2668.

PMID:
    32631850
    [PubMed - in process]
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A systematic review of ketamine for the treatment of depression among older adults.
Gupta A, Dhar R, Patadia P, Funaro M, Bhattacharya G, Farheen SA, Tampi RR
Int Psychogeriatr. 2020 Jun 30; 1-13. doi: 10.1017/S1041610220000903.

PMID:
    32600480
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Face masks - a sustainable measure to mitigate COVID-19.
Jindal SK, Aggarwal AN, Christopher DJ, Dhar R, Jindal A
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2020 Jun 1; 24(6)645-647. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.20.0220.

PMID:
    32552995
    [PubMed]
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Guidelines for diagnostic flexible bronchoscopy in adults: Joint Indian Chest Society/National College of chest physicians (I)/Indian association for bronchology recommendations.
Mohan A, Madan K, Hadda V, Tiwari P, Mittal S, Guleria R, Khilnani GC, Luhadia SK, Solanki RN, Gupta KB, Swarnakar R, Gaur SN, Singhal P, Ayub II, Bansal S, Bista PR, Biswal SK, Dhungana A, Doddamani S, Dubey D, Garg A, Hussain T, Iyer H, Kavitha V, Kalai U, Kumar R, Mehta S, Nongpiur VN, Loganathan N, Sryma PB, Pangeni RP, Shrestha P, Singh J, Suri T, Agarwal S, Agarwal R, Aggarwal AN, Agrawal G, Arora SS, Thangakunam B, Behera D, Jayachandra., Chaudhry D, Chawla R, Chawla R, Chhajed P, Christopher DJ, Daga MK, Das RK, D'Souza G, Dhar R, Dhooria S, Ghoshal AG, Goel M, Gopal B, Goyal R, Gupta N, Jain NK, Jain N, Jindal A, Jindal SK, Kant S, Katiyar S, Katiyar SK, Koul PA, Kumar J, Kumar R, Lall A, Mehta R, Nath A, Pattabhiraman VR, Patel D, Prasad R, Samaria JK, Sehgal IS, Shah S, Sindhwani G, Singh S, Singh V, Singla R, Suri JC, Talwar D, Jayalakshmi TK, Rajagopal TP
Lung India. 2019 Jul; 36(Supplement)S37-S89. doi: 10.4103/lungindia.lungindia_108_19.

PMID:
    32445309
    [PubMed]
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COVID-19 pandemic in India: A clarion call for better preparedness.
Koul PA, Dhar R
Lung India. 2020 May-Jun; 37(3)187-189. doi: 10.4103/lungindia.lungindia_318_20.

PMID:
    32367838
    [PubMed]
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Phenotypic and Genotypic Characterization of Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamases Produced by <i>Escherichia coli</i> Colonizing Pregnant Women.
Ghaddar N, Anastasiadis E, Halimeh R, Ghaddar A, Matar GM, Abou Fayad A, Sherri N, Dhar R, AlFouzan W, Yusef H, El Chaar M
Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol. 2020; 20204190306. doi: 10.1155/2020/4190306.

PMID:
    32327921
    [PubMed - in process]
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Automated quantitative assessment of cerebral edema after ischemic stroke using CSF volumetrics.
Dhar R
Neurosci Lett. 2020 Apr 17; 724134879. doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2020.134879.

PMID:
    32126249
    [PubMed - in process]
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Device-handling study of a novel breath-actuated inhaler, Synchrobreathe®, versus a pMDI.
Balamurugan S, Apte K, Singh BP, Deb AK, Deshmukh C, Modi K, Godse A, Dhar R, Lahiri KR, Singh V, Pandya H, Rajan S, Vaidya A, Gaur V, Gogtay J
Respir Med. 2020 Jan; 161105707. doi: 10.1016/j.rmed.2019.05.014.

PMID:
    32056719
    [PubMed - in process]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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. 2020 Feb; 51(2)462-467. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.119.027895.

PMID:
    31818229
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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. 2020 Feb; 51(2)648-651. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.119.027657.

PMID:
    31805845
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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. 2020 Mar; 30(1)48-55. doi: 10.1177/1526924819893295.

PMID:
    31802716
    [PubMed - in process]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 2019:

Company Name: UCB, Inc.

Royalties:

Equity: No

Consulting/Advisory Board:

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

Reporting Date: May 01, 2020