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Raj Mohan  Paspulati

Raj Mohan Paspulati, MD

Specialty: Radiology

Program: Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Radiology

  • Overview

    Dr. Raj Paspulati is a Senior Member in the Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Radiology at Moffitt Cancer Center. Dr. Paspulati received his MD from Osmania Medical College, India. He completed a Fellowship in Abdominal Imaging at Montreal General Hospital, McGill University and where he also completed a Fellowship in Neuro and Musculoskeletal Radiology. Following his Fellowships, he was appointed as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiology at Montreal General Hospital, McGill University. Since 2002, Dr. Paspulati has been at University Hospitals of Cleveland in the Department of Radiology and Case Western Reserve University. His most recent appointment was Professor and Head of the GI and GYN Section in the Department of Radiology and as Radiology Advisor and Associate Director, Digestive Health Institute at University Hospitals of Cleveland. Dr. Paspulati’s clinical interests are MR Imaging of anal and rectal cancer for initial staging and assessment of treatment response; MR screening of prostate cancer and assessment of high-grade cancer; and imaging of cervical and endometrial cancer for initial staging, treatment planning and assessment of treatment response. His research interests include Radiomics as an additional imaging tool in differentiating high-risk endometrial cancer for treatment planning and predicting response to treatment. Additional research interests include PET-MRI in initial staging and follow-up to assess treatment response of cervical cancer, as well as Radiomics as an additional imaging tool in detection of high-grade transitional zone prostate cancer.

  • Publications

    • Bera K, Ramaiya N, Paspulati RM, Nakamoto D, Tirumani SH. 3.0-T MR-guided transgluteal in-bore-targeted prostate biopsy under local anesthesia in patients without rectal access: a single-institute experience and review of literature. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2024 Feb. Pubmedid: 38383816.
    • El Homsi M, Golia Pernicka JS, Lall C, Nougaret S, Paspulati RM, Pickhardt PJ, Sheedy SP, Petkovska I. Beyond squamous cell carcinoma: MRI appearance of uncommon anal neoplasms and mimickers. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2023 Sep.48(9):2898-2912. Pubmedid: 37027015.
    • DeSilvio T, Antunes JT, Bera K, Chirra P, Le H, Liska D, Stein SL, Marderstein E, Hall W, Paspulati R, Gollamudi J, Purysko AS, Viswanath SE. Region-specific deep learning models for accurate segmentation of rectal structures on post-chemoradiation T2w MRI: a multi-institutional, multi-reader study. Front Med (Lausanne). 2023 May.10:1149056. Pubmedid: 37250635. Pmcid: PMC10213753.
    • Nguyen T, Nougaret S, Castillo P, Paspulati R, Bhosale P. Cervical cancer in the pregnant population. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2023 May.48(5):1679-1693. Pubmedid: 37071123.
    • Paspulati RM. Chronic Pelvic Pain: Role of Imaging in the Diagnosis and Management. Semin Ultrasound CT MR. 2023 Dec.44(6):501-510. Pubmedid: 37879545.
    • Jayaprakasam VS, Ince S, Suman G, Nepal P, Hope TA, Paspulati RM, Fraum TJ. Correction to: PET/MRI in colorectal and anal cancers: an update. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2023 Dec.48(12):3584. Pubmedid: 37994921.
    • Jayaprakasam VS, Ince S, Suman G, Nepal P, Hope TA, Paspulati RM, Fraum TJ. PET/MRI in colorectal and anal cancers: an update. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2023 Dec.48(12):3558-3583. Pubmedid: 37062021.
    • Abdelbadee AY, Paspulati RM, McFarland HD, Bedaiwy MA, Ciancibello LM, Anderson G, Zanotti KM. Computerized Tomography Adiposity Morphometrics: A Novel Approach to Predict Pulmonary Intolerance in Endometrial Cancer Patients Undergoing Robotic Pelvic Surgery (RPS). J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2016 Sep.22(6S):S9-S10. Pubmedid: 27679372.
    • Lin RC, Maliyekkel AT, Paspulati RM. Ultrasound findings of incidental adnexal and ovarian lesions on emergency CT scans. Clin Imaging. 2016 Jan.39(4):646-649. Pubmedid: 25920533.
    • Sheyn D, Abouassaly R, Paspulati R, Sanses T. Multidisciplinary approach for management of obstructed hemivagina and ipsilateral renal anomaly (OHVIRA) syndrome and rectal prolapse. Int Urogynecol J. 2015 Jul.26(7):1079-1081. Pubmedid: 25527481.
    • Paspulati RM, Partovi S, Herrmann KA, Krishnamurthi S, Delaney CP, Nguyen NC. Comparison of hybrid FDG PET/MRI compared with PET/CT in colorectal cancer staging and restaging: a pilot study. Abdom Imaging. 2015 Aug.40(6):1415-1425. Pubmedid: 26112492.
    • Hall GM, Shanmugan S, Nobel T, Paspulati R, Delaney CP, Reynolds HL, Stein SL, Champagne BJ. Symptomatic rectocele: what are the indications for repair?. Am J Surg. 2014 Mar.207(3):375-379. Pubmedid: 24444857.
    • Keller DS, Paspulati R, Kjellmo A, Rokseth KM, Bankwitz B, Wibe A, Delaney CP. MRI-defined height of rectal tumours. Br J Surg. 2014 Jan.101(2):127-132. Pubmedid: 24307598.
    • Partovi S, Robbin MR, Steinbach OC, Kohan A, Rubbert C, Vercher-Conejero JL, Kolthammer JA, Faulhaber P, Paspulati RM, Ros PR. Initial experience of MR/PET in a clinical cancer center. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2014 Apr.39(4):768-780. Pubmedid: 24006287.
    • Patel MD, Ascher SM, Paspulati RM, Shanbhogue AK, Siegelman ES, Stein MW, Berland LL. Managing incidental findings on abdominal and pelvic CT and MRI, part 1: white paper of the ACR Incidental Findings Committee II on adnexal findings. J Am Coll Radiol. 2013 Sep.10(9):675-681. Pubmedid: 24007607.
    • Robinson MR, Routhouska SB, Paspulati RM, Korman NJ. Alefacept therapy for nephrogenic systemic fibrosis: a case series. J Drugs Dermatol. 2011 Aug.10(8):922-924. Pubmedid: 21818517.
    • Paspulati RM, Dalal TA. Imaging of complications following gynecologic surgery. Radiographics. 2010 May.30(3):625-642. Pubmedid: 20462985.
    • Paspulati RM, Bhatt S. Sonography in benign and malignant renal masses. Radiol Clin North Am. 2006 Nov.44(6):787-803. Pubmedid: 17147987.
    • Dogra V, Paspulati RM, Bhatt S. First trimester bleeding evaluation. Ultrasound Q. 2005 Jun.21(2):69-85. Pubmedid: 15905817.
    • Paspulati RM, Bhatt S, Nour SG. Sonographic evaluation of first-trimester bleeding. Radiol Clin North Am. 2004 Mar.42(2):297-314. Pubmedid: 15136018.
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