Rajan Patel, MD
Dr. Patel has been serving as a Neuroradiologist at Texas Children's Hospital and Associate Professor of Radiology at Baylor College of Medicine since December 2021. Dr. Patel is board-certified by the American Board of Radiology with Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Neuroradiology.
Prior to coming to Texas Children’s Hospital, Dr. Patel has served as Neuroradiologist at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston for 7 years. In addition, he has served as a Director of Pediatric Neuroradiology and an Associate Program Director, Neuroradiology Fellowship at University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.
Pediatric Brain Tumors
Metabolic and Mitochondrial Disorders
Utilization of Advanced and Newer Neuroimaging Techniques such as DTI, MR Perfusion, MR Spectroscopy in diagnosis of Brain tumors as well as treatment related changes such as Pseudoresponse, Pseudoprogression and Radiation Necrosis.
Imaging in In-Utero Fetoscopic Spina Bifida Repair
Patel R, Jacob R, Lee K, Booth T “Parotid swelling and chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis (CRMO) of mandible in children” International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology January 2015; Volume 79, Issue 1, Pages 47–52.
Patel R, Sitton C, Ketonen L, Hou P, Johnson J, Romo S, Fletcher S, Shah M, Kerr M, Sandberg D “Phase-contrast cerebrospinal fluid flow magnetic resonance imaging in qualitative evaluation of patency of CSF flow pathways prior to infusion of chemotherapeutic and other agents into the fourth ventricle” Journal of Child Nervous System 2017 Nov 23. DOI: 10.1007/s00381-017-3669-6.
Herbert J, Venkataraman S, Turkmani A, Zhu L, Kerr M, Patel R, Ugalde I, Fletcher S, Sandberg D, Cox C, Kitagawa R, Day A, Shah M "Pediatric blunt cerebrovascular injury: the McGovern Screening Score" Journal of Neurosurgery March 16, 2018; DOI: 10.3171/2017.12.PEDS17498.
Lakhani D, Mankad K, Chhabda S, Feizi P, Patel R, Sarma A, Pruthi S “Diffuse Leptomeningeal Glioneuronal Tumor of Childhood” American Journal of Neuroradiology (AJNR) September 2020, https://doi.org/10.3174/ajnr.A6737.
Watal P, Patel R, Chandra T “Pearls and Pitfalls of Imaging in Pediatric Brain Tumors” Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI 2021 May 15, https://doi.org/10.1053/j.sult.2021.05.004.
Mann L, Won J, Patel R, Bergh E, Garnett J, Bhattacharjee M, Narayana P, Jain R, Fletcher S, Lai D, Papanna R “Allografts for Skin Closure during In Utero Spina Bifida Repair in a Sheep Model” J Clin Med 2021 Oct 25; 10 (21):4928. https://doi: 10.3390/jcm10214928 PMID: 34768448.
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