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Sanjeev Bhalla, MD

Professor, Radiology
Division of Diagnostic Radiology
Cardiothoracic Imaging Section
Chief, Cardiothoracic Imaging Section
Co-Chief, Body Computed Tomography
Assistant Radiology Residency Program Director

Specialty Areas

Emergency Radiology
Chest Radiology
Body Computed Tomography
Cardiac Imaging
Radiology

Board Certifications

Radiology

Hospital Affiliations

St. Louis Children's Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Body computed tomography/magnetic resonance, chest biopsies, special interest in cardiac imaging

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Location(s)

Location(s)

Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology

510 South Kingshighway Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-747-2726
Fax: 314-362-2976

Center for Advanced Medicine - South County

5201 Midamerica Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63129

Education

Education

Fellowship: Thoracic Radiology, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO 2000
Residency: Diagnostic Radiology, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO 1999
Medical Degree: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 1994
B.S.: Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 1990

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Cardiac MRI in Pulmonary Hypertension: From Magnet to Bedside.
Broncano J, Bhalla S, Gutierrez FR, Vargas D, Williamson EE, Makan M, Luna A
Radiographics. 2020 Jul-Aug; 40(4)982-1002. doi: 10.1148/rg.2020190179.

PMID:
    32609599
    [PubMed - in process]
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Noninfectious Granulomatous Diseases of the Chest.
Naeem M, Ballard DH, Jawad H, Raptis C, Bhalla S
Radiographics. 2020 Jul-Aug; 40(4)1003-1019. doi: 10.1148/rg.2020190180.

PMID:
    32501738
    [PubMed - in process]
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Challenges in the interpretation and application of typical imaging features of COVID-19.
Hammer MM, Raptis CA, Henry TS, Shah A, Bhalla S, Hope MD
Lancet Respir Med. 2020 Jun; 8(6)534-536. doi: 10.1016/S2213-2600(20)30233-2.

PMID:
    32437649
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Radiological Society of North America Expert Consensus Statement on Reporting Chest CT Findings Related to COVID-19. Endorsed by the Society of Thoracic Radiology, the American College of Radiology, and RSNA - Secondary Publication.
Simpson S, Kay FU, Abbara S, Bhalla S, Chung JH, Chung M, Henry TS, Kanne JP, Kligerman S, Ko JP, Litt H
J Thorac Imaging. 2020 Jul; 35(4)219-227. doi: 10.1097/RTI.0000000000000524.

PMID:
    32324653
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Chest CT and Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): A Critical Review of the Literature to Date.
Raptis CA, Hammer MM, Short RG, Shah A, Bhalla S, Bierhals AJ, Filev PD, Hope MD, Jeudy J, Kligerman SJ, Henry TS
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2020 Apr 16; 1-4. doi: 10.2214/AJR.20.23202.

PMID:
    32298149
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Fluid-filled Cystic Lesions of the Lungs.
Green DB, Wallace AB, Restrepo CS, Merrick DT, Raptis DA, Bhalla S, Vargas D
J Thorac Imaging. 2020 Apr 7; doi: 10.1097/RTI.0000000000000507.

PMID:
    32271279
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Approach to Imaging of Mediastinal Conditions in the Adult
Bhalla S, Marom E, Hodler J, Kubik-Huch RA, von Schulthess GK
. 2019;

PMID:
    32096941
    [PubMed]
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Performance of Computed Tomographic Pulmonary Angiography Compared With Standard Chest Computed Tomography for Identification of Solid Organ, Serosal, and Nodal Findings.
Anderson JF, Raptis C, Bhalla S
J Thorac Imaging. 2020 Feb 7; doi: 10.1097/RTI.0000000000000476.

PMID:
    32073540
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Magnetic Resonance Angiography of the Thoracic Vasculature: Technique and Applications.
Ludwig DR, Shetty AS, Broncano J, Bhalla S, Raptis CA
J Magn Reson Imaging. 2020 Feb 14; doi: 10.1002/jmri.27067.

PMID:
    32061029
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Imaging Approach to Misplaced Central Venous Catheters.
Raptis DA, Neal K, Bhalla S
Radiol Clin North Am. 2020 Jan; 58(1)105-117. doi: 10.1016/j.rcl.2019.08.011.

PMID:
    31731895
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Unusual Imaging Findings Associated with Germ Cell Tumors.
Magudia K, Menias CO, Bhalla S, Katabathina VS, Craig JW, Hammer MM
Radiographics. 2019 Jul-Aug; 39(4)1019-1035. doi: 10.1148/rg.2019180050.

PMID:
    31125295
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Role of advanced magnetic resonance imaging in the assessment of malignancies of the mediastinum.
Broncano J, Alvarado-Benavides AM, Bhalla S, Álvarez-Kindelan A, Raptis CA, Luna A
World J Radiol. 2019 Mar 28; 11(3)27-45. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v11.i3.27.

PMID:
    30949298
    [PubMed]
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Building blocks for thoracic MRI: Challenges, sequences, and protocol design.
Raptis CA, Ludwig DR, Hammer MM, Luna A, Broncano J, Henry TS, Bhalla S, Ackman JB
J Magn Reson Imaging. 2019 Sep; 50(3)682-701. doi: 10.1002/jmri.26677.

PMID:
    30779459
    [PubMed - in process]
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Errors in Interpretation of Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Thymic Lesions.
Hammer MM, Barile M, Bryson W, Bhalla S, Raptis CA
J Thorac Imaging. 2019 Nov; 34(6)351-355. doi: 10.1097/RTI.0000000000000384.

PMID:
    30562222
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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In-Phase and Opposed-Phase Imaging: Applications of Chemical Shift and Magnetic Susceptibility in the Chest and Abdomen.
Shetty AS, Sipe AL, Zulfiqar M, Tsai R, Raptis DA, Raptis CA, Bhalla S
Radiographics. 2019 Jan-Feb; 39(1)115-135. doi: 10.1148/rg.2019180043.

PMID:
    30547731
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Complications of Intravesical BCG Immunotherapy for Bladder Cancer.
Green DB, Kawashima A, Menias CO, Tanaka T, Redelman-Sidi G, Bhalla S, Shah R, King BF
Radiographics. 2019 Jan-Feb; 39(1)80-94. doi: 10.1148/rg.2019180014.

PMID:
    30526332
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Computed Tomographic Imaging of Cardiac Trauma.
Raptis DA, Bhalla S, Raptis CA
Radiol Clin North Am. 2019 Jan; 57(1)201-212. doi: 10.1016/j.rcl.2018.08.009.

PMID:
    30454813
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Variable radiological lung nodule evaluation leads to divergent management recommendations.
Nair A, Bartlett EC, Walsh SLF, Wells AU, Navani N, Hardavella G, Bhalla S, Calandriello L, Devaraj A, Goo JM, Klein JS, MacMahon H, Schaefer-Prokop CM, Seo JB, Sverzellati N, Desai SR, Lung Nodule Evaluation Group., Lung Nodule Evaluation Group.
Eur Respir J. 2018 Dec; 52(6)pii: 1801359. doi: 10.1183/13993003.01359-2018.

PMID:
    30409817
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Pucker sign: an operative and radiological indicator of impending operative difficulty due to severe chronic contractive inflammation in cholecystectomy.
Strasberg SM, Bhalla S, Hammill CW
J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci. 2018 Oct; 25(10)455-459. doi: 10.1002/jhbp.583.

PMID:
    30264495
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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CT Findings of Acute Small-Bowel Entities.
Sugi MD, Menias CO, Lubner MG, Bhalla S, Mellnick VM, Kwon MH, Katz DS
Radiographics. 2018 Sep-Oct; 38(5)1352-1369. doi: 10.1148/rg.2018170148.

PMID:
    30207931
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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