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Dr. Abhinaya Shankar



Radiology and Imaging Sciences


Brief Profile

Dr. Abhinaya Shankar has seven years of experience in the field of Medical imaging. She completed her Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) Radio diagnosis from Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh. She then went on to pursue the European Diploma in Radiology (EDiR) from the European Board of Radiology (EBR). She also completed her Diplomate of ICRI, IRIA, New Delhi. Dr. Abhinaya specialises in Emergency & Trauma, Oncology and Abdominal imaging.

Educational Qualifications

  • MBBS, Govt. Kilpauk Medical College, 2011, Chennai.
  • MD Radio Diagnosis, PGIMER, 2014,Chandigarh.
  • FRCR Part I, 2A Royal College of Radiology, 2019, London, UK.
  • EDiR, European Board of Radiology, 2021
  • DICRI, Indian Radiological and Imaging Association, 2021

Clinical Expertise

  • Special interest in Emergency & Trauma, Oncology and abdominal imaging.
  • Working experience in interpretation of cross-sectional imaging and advanced imaging modalities including PET-CT’s.
  • Experience in both 1.5 and 3T MRI, 128, 256 slice MDCT and dual-energy CT.
  • Conventional radiologic and fluoroscopic procedures like radiographs, IVP, MCU, Barium studies, HSG and T-tube Cholangiogram, mammography


  • Senior Resident, PGIMER, Jan 2015 to Dec 2015, Chandigarh
  • Mar 2016 to Apr 2018 Consultant, Anderson Diagnostic centre, Chennai.
  • May 2018 to September 2018 Consultant Radiologist, Liberty Scans, Chennai.
  • October 2018 to present – Associate Consultant, Dr. Rela Institute and Medical Centre, Chennai.

Research & Publication

  • Shankar A, Varadan B, Ethiraj D, Sudarsanam H, Hakeem AR, Kalyanasundaram S. Systemic arterio-venous thrombosis in COVID-19: A pictorial review. World J Radiol. 2021.
  • Varadan B, Shankar A, Rajakumar A, Subramanian S, Sathya AC, Hakeem AR, Kalyanasundaram S. Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis in a COVID-19 patient-a case report with literature review. Neuroradiology. 2021 May.
  • Shankar A, Srinivas S, Kalyanasundaram S. Turquoise sign: pyogenic liver abscess. Abdominal Radiology. 2020.
  • Shankar A, Varadan B, Kalyanasundaram S, Srinivas S. Hypoechoic halo sign: liver metastases. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2020 Nov 3.
  • Shankar A, Srinivas S, Kalyanasundaram S. Icicle sign: autoimmune pancreatitis. Abdominal Radiology. 2020.
  • Shankar A, Varadan B, Srinivas S, Cherukuru R, Kalyanasundaram S. Pseudosacculations in CT enterography: a diagnostic clue to Crohn's disease. QJM. 2021 Jan 5

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