Pradheep Shanker, M.D., M.S.

POST-GRADUATE TRAINING

  • Board Certification, American Board of Radiology, 2005.
  • Active Licenses in OH, MI, NM, NY, PA, WI, ND, GA, HI, TN, WA, and ME.
  • MRI/Body Imaging Fellowship, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, June 2005-June 2006
  • Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine – Flint, June 2001-June 2005
  • Internal Medicine Residency Program, Oakwood Hospital and Medical Center, June 2000-June 2001

EDUCATION

  • 1996 – 2000 Saba University School of Medicine
    Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) with Honors, June 2000
  • 1994 – 1996 Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI.
    Master of Science (M.S.) in Basic Medical Science/Immunology, May 1996
  • 1991 – 1994 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
    Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Cellular and Molecular Biology, May 1994. Minors in Chemistry, History, and Religion.

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • 2009 – Present Pharon Radiology Systems LLC
    Full-time multimodality radiology practice.
  • 2007-2009 Riverside Radiology Assoicates
    MRI and Body Imaging specialist for a large subspeciality group.
  • 2006-2007 Consulting Radiologists, Ltd.
    MRI (Body and Musculoskeletal) and Body Imaging specialist.

RESEARCH AND PRESENTATIONS

  • Shanker, P.J., Reddy, D.D., Shetty, P.C., Chintalapudi, U.B., and Muniyappa, A. Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Placement: Initial Findings. Oral Presentation, Michigan State University Flint Area Medical Education Community Research Forum, May 2003
  • Shetty, P.C., Reddy, D.D., Shanker, P.J., Chintalapudi, U.B, and Muniyappa, A. Percutaneous Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Placement in Interventional Radiology: Perspective and Insights. Journal of Interventional Radiology (Publication Pending).
  • Shanker, P.J., Kakarala, A., and Vattipally V. Intracranial Aneurysms: Retrospective Study Analyzing Effective of Magnetic Resonance Angiography with Conventional Cerebral Angiography. Michigan State University Flint Area Medical Education Community Research Forum, May 2003
  • Shanker, P.J. Superselective Microcatheter Embolization of Active Renal Hemorrhaging – Experience in Four Patients. Michigan State University Flint Area Medical Education Community Research Forum, May 2003
  • Shanker, P.J., Bennett, A., and Armenti, F. Radiographic Findings in Patients Status Post Therapeutic Sternectomy. Michigan State University Flint Area Medical Education Community Research Forum, May 2002.
  • Shanker, P.J. Journal Clubs: Past, Present, and Future. Multidiscplinary Grand Rounds, Oakwood Hospital and Medical Center, May 9, 2001.
  • Schyamasundar, A., Shanker, P.J., Gyaw, T.W. Spontaneous Pneumothorax: A Clinical Overview. Harbor Hospital Review, 11:13, p. 123, January 1999.
  • Musara, C., Shanker, P.J., and Patel, S.C. Conversion Rate from Laparoscopic to Open Cholecystectomy in a Community-Based Hospital. Howard University Surgical Review. January 1999.
  • Shanker, P.J. Cytokine Regulation of Inflammatory Processes in Patients Status-Post Renal Transplantation. Master of Science Thesis, Basic Medical Science/Immunology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, April 1996.

AWARDS

MSU-FAME Specialty Research Award, Michigan State University Flint Area Medical Education Community Research Forum, 2002
3rd Place, Poster Presentations, Michigan State University Flint Area Medical Education Community Research Forum, 2003
Michigan State University Department of Radiology Cases of the Week Award, 2001-2002 and 2002-2003
Intern of the Year Award, Oakwood Hospital, 2001
Clinical Dean’s Award, Saba University School of Medicine, 2000
National Science Foundation National Science Scholar, 1991-1995
College Bowl Most Valuable Player, Region 7, 1994

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Neoavatara Foundation, a charitable organization providing scholarships for underprivileged children.
Current member of the American Board of Radiology Examination board.
Member of the American College of Radiology, American Roentgen Ray Society, Radiological Society of North America, Association of University Radiologists, New York Roentgen Society, Michigan Chapter of the American College of Radiology, Ohio Chapter of the American College of Radiology, Ohio Medical Association, and Genesee County Radiology Society.
College Bowl Player and Coach, University of Michigan, 1991-1996