Nilesh K. Desai, MD
Dr. Desai is the Division Chief of Neuroradiology, Vice-Chief of Quality and Safety at Texas Children's Hospital. He is board-certified by the American Board of Radiology with Certificate of Added Qualification in Neuroradiology. He completed fellowships in both Neuroradiology and Pediatric Neuroradiology with Fetal MRI. He performs all aspects of neuroradiology and fetal imaging. His primary interests include all aspects of Neuroradiology and radiologic quality and safety. Honors include being the recipient of the Edward B. Singleton Award in Excellence in Leadership from the Department of Radiology at Texas Children's Hospital and the Star Award in Excellence in Patient Care from Baylor College of Medicine.
Orman G, Kralik SF, Battini R, Buchignani B, Desai NK, Goetti R, Meoded A, Mitter C, Wallacher-Scholz B, Boltshauser E, Huisman TAGM. Neuroimaging Features of Ectopic Cerebellar Tissue: A Case Series Study of a Rare Entity. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 2021 Jun;42(6):1167-1173.
Orman G, Desai NK, Kralik SF, Meoded A, Seghers VJ, Annapragada AV, Huisman TAGM. Neuroimaging Offers Low Yield in Children Positive for SARS-CoV-2. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 2021 May;42(5):951-954.
Expert Panel on Pediatric Imaging, Trofimova A, Milla SS, Ryan ME, Pruthi S, Blount JP, Desai NK, Glenn OA, Islam MP, Kadom N, Mirsky DM, Myseros JS, Partap S, Radhakrishnan R, Rose E, Soares BP, Trout AT, Udayasankar UK, Whitehead MT, Karmazyn B. ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Seizures-Child. J Am Coll Radiol 2021 May;18(5S):S199-S211.
Seghers VJ, Desai NK, Masand PM, Nasir S, Foster TL, Indiero DA, Johnson TD, Huisman TAGM. After the initial COVID-19 surge: a phased radiology departmental re-opening plan. Pediatr Radiol 2020 Oct;50(11):1551-1559.
Expert Panel on Pediatric Imaging, Robertson RL, Palasis S, Rivkin MJ, Pruthi S, Bartel TB, Desai NK, Kadom N, Kulkarni AV, Lam HFS, Maheshwari M, Milla SS, Mirsky DM, Myseros JS, Partap S, Radhakrishnan R, Soares BP, Trout AT, Udayasankar UK, Whitehead MT, Karmazyn B. ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Cerebrovascular Disease-Child. J Am Coll Radiol 2020 May;17(5S):S36-S54.
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