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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

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

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

Errors in Interpretation of Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Thymic Lesions.
Hammer MM, Barile M, Bryson W, Bhalla S, Raptis CA
J Thorac Imaging. 2018 Dec 17; doi: 10.1097/RTI.0000000000000384.

PMID:
    30562222
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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 - in process]
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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 - in process]
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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, and the 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 - in process]
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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 - in process]
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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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Sarcoidosis from Head to Toe: What the Radiologist Needs to Know.
Ganeshan D, Menias CO, Lubner MG, Pickhardt PJ, Sandrasegaran K, Bhalla S
Radiographics. 2018 Jul-Aug; 38(4)1180-1200. doi: 10.1148/rg.2018170157.

PMID:
    29995619
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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CT and MR Imaging of Cardiothoracic Vasculitis.
Broncano J, Vargas D, Bhalla S, Cummings KW, Raptis CA, Luna A
Radiographics. 2018 Jul-Aug; 38(4)997-1021. doi: 10.1148/rg.2018170136.

PMID:
    29883266
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Imaging of suspected pulmonary embolism and deep venous thrombosis in obese patients.
Cascio V, Hon M, Haramati LB, Gour A, Spiegler P, Bhalla S, Katz DS
Br J Radiol. 2018 Sep; 91(1089)20170956. doi: 10.1259/bjr.20170956.

PMID:
    29762047
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Tumor Staging of Lung Cancer: Essential Concepts for the Radiologist.
Raptis CA, Robb CL, Bhalla S
Radiol Clin North Am. 2018 May; 56(3)391-398. doi: 10.1016/j.rcl.2018.01.006.

PMID:
    29622074
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Tumors in von Hippel-Lindau Syndrome: From Head to Toe-Comprehensive State-of-the-Art Review.
Ganeshan D, Menias CO, Pickhardt PJ, Sandrasegaran K, Lubner MG, Ramalingam P, Bhalla S
Radiographics. 2018 May-Jun; 38(3)849-866. doi: 10.1148/rg.2018170156.

PMID:
    29601266
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Anatomical associations and radiological characteristics of Scimitar syndrome on CT and MR.
Masrani A, McWilliams S, Bhalla S, Woodard PK
J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2018 Jul - Aug; 12(4)286-289. doi: 10.1016/j.jcct.2018.02.001.

PMID:
    29550261
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Necrotizing infection of the heart.
Ballard DH, Pennington GP 2nd, Pennington GP, Johnson J, Bhalla S, Raptis C
Clin Imaging. 2018 Sep - Oct; 51111-113. doi: 10.1016/j.clinimag.2018.01.014.

PMID:
    29454267
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Approach to Pulmonary Hypertension: From CT to Clinical Diagnosis.
Aluja Jaramillo F, Gutierrez FR, Díaz Telli FG, Yevenes Aravena S, Javidan-Nejad C, Bhalla S
Radiographics. 2018 Mar-Apr; 38(2)357-373. doi: 10.1148/rg.2018170046.

PMID:
    29432063
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Mediastinal and Pleural MR Imaging: Practical Approach for Daily Practice.
Raptis CA, McWilliams SR, Ratkowski KL, Broncano J, Green DB, Bhalla S
Radiographics. 2018 Jan-Feb; 38(1)37-55. doi: 10.1148/rg.2018170091.

PMID:
    29320326
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Abnormalities of the Coronary Arteries in Children: Looking beyond the Origins.
Saling LJ, Raptis DA, Parekh K, Rockefeller TA, Sheybani EF, Bhalla S
Radiographics. 2017 Oct; 37(6)1665-1678. doi: 10.1148/rg.2017170018.

PMID:
    29019754
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cardiopulmonary Manifestations of Collagen Vascular Diseases.
Jawad H, McWilliams SR, Bhalla S
Curr Rheumatol Rep. 2017 Oct 9; 19(11)71. doi: 10.1007/s11926-017-0697-x.

PMID:
    28994016
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Imaging of Pregnancy-related Vascular Complications.
Plowman RS, Javidan-Nejad C, Raptis CA, Katz DS, Mellnick VM, Bhalla S, Cornejo P, Menias CO
Radiographics. 2017 Jul-Aug; 37(4)1270-1289. doi: 10.1148/rg.2017160128.

PMID:
    28696852
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Multisystem Imaging Findings of Cystic Fibrosis in Adults: Recognizing Typical and Atypical Patterns of Disease.
Averill S, Lubner MG, Menias CO, Bhalla S, Mellnick VM, Kennedy TA, Pickhardt PJ
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2017 Jul; 209(1)3-18. doi: 10.2214/AJR.16.17462.

PMID:
    28639921
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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