Education and Training
MD - Howard University School of Medicine, Washington, DC
Medicine - Johns Hopkins/Sinai Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
Pediatric Diagnostic - Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, FL
Pediatric Radiology - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Pediatric Neuroradiology - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
MS in Biology - University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC
Titles and Academic Titles
Assistant Professor, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Departments and Services
Sidpra J, Chhabda S, Oates A, Bhatia A, Blaser S, Mankad K. Abusive Head Trauma: Neuroimaging Mimics and Diagnostic Complexities. Pediatric Radiology. 2021 May;51(6):947-965. Doi:10.1007/s00247-020-04940-6. Epub 2021 May 17. PMID: 33999237.
Bhatia A, Mirsky D, Mankad K, Panigrahy A, Nischal K. Neuroimaging of retinal hemorrhage utilizing adjunct orbital susceptibility-weighted imaging. Pediatric Radiology. 2021 May;51(6):991-996. Doi:10.1007/s00247-020-04897-6. Epub 2021 March 12. PMID: 33710408.
Sarma A, Heck JM, Bhatia A, et al. Magnetic resonance imaging of the brainstem in children, part 2: acquired pathology of the pediatric brainstem. Pediatric Radiology 2021 Feb; 51(2):189–204. Doi: 10.1007/s00247-020-04954-0. Epub 2021 Jan 19. PMID: 33464360.
Moltoni G, D'Arco F, Pasquini L, Carducci C, Bhatia A, Longo D, Kaliakatsos M, Lancella L, Romano A, Di Napoli A, Bozzao A, Rossi-Espagnet MC. Non-congenital viral infections of the central nervous system: from the immunocompetent to the immunocompromised child. Pediatric Radiology. 2020 Nov;50(12):1757-1767. doi: 10.1007/s00247-020-04746-6. Epub 2020 Jul 10. PMID: 32651625.
Ernst J, Alabek ML, Eldib A, Madan-Khetarpal S, Sebastian J, Bhatia A, Liasis A, Nischal KK. Ocular findings of albinism in DYRK1A-related intellectual disability syndrome. Ophthalmic Genet. 2020 Dec;41(6):650-655. doi: 10.1080/13816810.2020.1814349. Epub 2020 Aug 24. PMID: 32838606.
Inter-rater reliability of a method to assess hypothalamic involvement in pediatric adamantinomatous craniopharyngioma. Whelan, R., Prince, E., Mirsky, D., Naftel, R., Bhatia, A., Pettorini, B., Avula, S., Staulcup, S., Alexander, A., Meier, M., Hankinson. T. Journal of Neurosurgery. Pediatrics, 2019;Sep/Oct1
Reynolds, BB., By, S; Weinberg, QR., Witt, AA., Harrington, KB., Ramkorun, B., Newton, AT., Martus, J., Adams, M., Wellons, J., Smith, SA., Bhatia, A. Quantification of Diffusion Tensor Imaging in the Pediatric Spinal Cord: Application to Clinical Evaluation in Normal Patient Population. American Journal of Neuroradiology 2019;40(7):1236–41.
Bhatia, A., Saade-Lemus, S., Woon, C., Schwartz, ES. Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Meningioagiomatosis in a Pediatric Population. Neurographics 2019 September/October;9(5):325–329
Bhatia, A., Mobley, BC., Cogan, J., Koziura, ME., Brokamp, E., Phillips, J., Newman, J., Moore, SA., Hamid, R., Magnetic Resonance Imaging characteristics in case of TOR1AIP1 muscular dystrophy. Clin Imaging. 2019;58:108–13.
Donahue MJ., Dlamini N., Bhatia A., Jordan LC. Neuroimaging Advances in Pediatric Stroke. Stroke. 2019;50(2):240-248.
Ward, N., Carlini, G., Budgell, N., Roberts, G., Jett, C., Bhatia, A., Kostoulas, Y. Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital Radiology Department Scheduling Optimization. American Society for Engineering Management 2018. (Accepted for publication)
Legarreta, AD., Monk, SH., Kirby, PW., Brett, BL., Yengo-Kahn, AM., Bhatia, A., Solomon, GS., Zuckerman, SL. Long-term Neuroimaging Findings in American Football Players: Systematic Review. World Neurosurg. 2018;120:e365-e379.
Monk SH, Legarreta AD, Kirby PW., Brett, BL., Yengo-Kahn, AM., Bhatia, A., Solomon, GS., Zuckerman, SL. Imaging findings after acute sport-related concussion in American football players: A systematic review. J Clinical Neuroscience. 2018.
Ramkorun, B., By, S., Reynolds, B., Smith, S., Couture, P., Bhatia, A. Diffusion tensor imaging of the spine in pediatric patients. Medical Imaging 2018: Biomedical Applications in Molecular, Structural, and Functional Imaging 2018. International Society for Optics and Photonics. Mar;10578: 1057827.
Conrad, BN., Barry, RL., Rogers, BP., Saakshi Thukral, SM., Bhatia, A., Pawate, S., Gore, JC., Smith, SA. Multiple Sclerosis Lesions Affect Intrinsic Functional Connectivity of the Spinal Cord. Brain. 2018:0;1-15.
Humble, SS., Wilson, LD., Wang, L., Long, DA., Smith MA., Siktberg, JC., Mirhoseini, MF., Bhatia. A., Pruthi, S., Day, M., Muehlschlegel, S., Patel, MB. Prognosis of Diffuse Axonal Injury with Traumatic Brain Injury. Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 2018 Jul;85(1):155-159.
Bhatia A., Pruthi S. Pediatric Brain Tumors: A Different Ball Game. Seminars in Roentgenology. 2018 53(1): 77-100.
Schenker, K., Treece, TL., Blumer, S., Jaramillo, D,. Bhatia, A. Epithelioid Hemangioma of Bone: Radiological and MRI Characteristics with Histopathological Correlation. Pediatric Radiology. 2017 47:1631.
Kolman SE., Ohara SY., Bhatia A., Feygin T., Colo D., Baldwin KD., McdonaldMcginn, D., Spiegel DA. The Clinical Utility of Flexion-Extension Cervical Spine MRI in 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome. J Pediatric Orthopedics. April 24, 2017.
Bosenbark, DD., Krivitzky, L., Ichord, R., Vossough, A., Bhatia, A., Jastrzab, LE., Billinghurst, L. Clinical Predictors of Attention and Executive Functioning Outcomes in Children After Perinatal Arterial Ischemic Stroke. Pediatric Neurology. 2017;22(0):841-847.
Bhatia A., Pruthi, S. Imaging of Pediatric Infection Within the Central Nervous System. Current Radiology Reports. 2016 4: 56.
Bhatia, A., Pollock, A. Trapped Fourth Ventricle. Pediatric Emergency Care. 2016;32(1):58-59.
Bhatia A., Pruthi, S. Imaging of Pediatric Stroke. Indian Journal of Pediatrics. 2016. Sep;83(9):983-94.
Bhatia, A., Patel, S., Pantol, G., Wu, E., Plitnikas, M., Hancock, C. Intra and Inter-Observer Reliability of Mobile Tablet PACS Viewer System vs. Standard PACS Viewing Station - Diagnosis of Acute Central Nervous System Events. Open Journal of Radiology. Jun 20, 2013:91-98.
Halberstadt CR, Williams D, Emerich D, Goddard M, Vasconcellos AV, Curry W, Bhatia A, Gores PF. Subcutaneous transplantation of islets into streptozocin-induced diabetic rats. Cell Transplant. 2005;14(8):595-605.
Posters and Presentations
Bhatia A. EPCT-20. Technical Feasibility Sodium (23NA) MRI of Pediatric Gliomas. Neuro Oncol. 2021 Jun 1;23(Suppl 1):i51. doi: 10.1093/neuonc/noab090.206. PMCID: PMC8168228. (E-poster)
Bartels U, Fangusaro J, Shaw D, Bhatia A, Omar-Thomas A, Wu S, MacDonald S, Murphy E, Souweidane M, Fouladi M, Gajjar A, Dhall G, Khatua S. GCT-41. Response-Based Radiation Therapy in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Central Nervous System Localized Germinoma: A Children’s Oncology Group (COG) Prospective Phase 2 Clinical Trial. Neuro Oncol. 2020 Dec 4;22(suppl 3):iii336. doi:10.1093/neuonc/noaa222.259. PMCID: PMC7715775. (Oral)
Age-adjusted Normal Enhancement Curves in Children Undergoing Functional MR Urography (fMRU). Otero, Hansel J., Khrichenko, D., Viteri., Calle- Toro, J., Bhatia, A., Back, S., Darge, K. European Society of Paediatric Radiology 55th Annual Meeting, Helsinki, Finland; 2019.
Diffusion Tensor Imaging Indices of the Pediatric Spinal Cord in Myelomeningocele Repair Patients Compared to Normal. Bhatia, A., Reynolds, B., Tong, C., By, S., Weinberg, Q., Witt, A.Martus, J., Wellons, J., Adams, M., Clayton, D., Smith, S. American Society of Neuroradiology 57th Annual Meeting. Boston, MA; May 2019. (Oral)
Clinical benefit of ferumoxytol whole body vascular imaging including the central nervous system in pediatric patients. Bhatia, A., Borst, AJ., Duis, J., Ndolo, J., Philips, J., Baron, C. 62nd Annual Meeting of the Society of Pediatric Radiology. San Francisco, CA; May 2019. (Oral)
Preliminary Results of Diffusion Tensor Imaging in the Pediatric Spinal Cord. Tong, C., Reynolds, B., Smith, S., Bhatia, A., By, S., Weinberg, Q., Witt, A., Brock, J., Pope, J., Thomas, J., Taylor, A., Tanaka, S., Clayton, D., Adams, M. AUA Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL; May 2019. (Oral)
Preliminary Results of Diffusion Tensor Imaging in Pediatric Spina Bifida Patients. Tong, C., Reynolds, B., Smith, S., Bhatia, A., By, S., Weinberg, Q., Witt, A., Brock, J., Pope, J., Thomas, J., Taylor, A., Tanaka, S., Clayton, D., Adams, M. Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Section of the AUA. Phoenix, AZ; March 2019. (Oral)
Bhatia, A. ASNR Programming: Pediatric CNS Oncology: Medulloblastomas: Genomics, Imaging Correlates, and Prognostic Significance. May 24, 2021 (Invited) Virtual Presenter
Bhatia, A. Congenital Torticollis: CHOP - The 9th Annual Pediatric Radiology Continuing Medical Education Course. March 13, 2021. (Invited) Virtual Presenter
Bhatia, A. Hot Topics in Brain Tumors: Online: Orbital and Ocular Tumors. February 2021. Virtual Presenter
Bhatia, A. Hot Topics in Brain Tumors: Online: Neurocutaneous Syndromes. February 2021. Virtual Presenter
Bhatia, A. Hot Topics in Brain Tumors: Online: Pediatric Tumors: Rare Cases. February 2021. Virtual Presenter
Bhatia, A. Hot Topics in Brain Tumors: Online: Pediatric Supratentorial Tumors. February 2021. Virtual Presenter
Bhatia, A. American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP): Abusive Head Trauma Imaging Presentation, Virtual October 2020. Presenter
Bhatia, A. Pediatric Brain Tumors: WHO Is Up to Date and What Is Future Imaging. Eastern Neuroradiological Society. Aug 2020 Virtual (Invited). Presenter
Bhatia, A. Pediatric Brain Tumors: Multiparametric Approaches to Tumor Classification. International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine/Society of MR Radiographers & Technologists. Aug 2020 Virtual (Invited) Presenter
Bhatia, A. RSNA: Case of the Day Presentation. August 2020. (E-poster)
Bhatia, A. Pediatric Brain Tumors: WHO Is Up to Date and What Is Future Imaging. International Pediatric Neuroradiology Network sponsored by American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology. May 16, 2020 Presenter
Bhatia, A. Virtual Presentation to Lurie Children’s Hospital: Perfusion, June 2020. Presenter
Bhatia, A. International Web Presentation: Pediatric Brain Tumors, Virtual May 2020. Presenter
Bhatia, A. Construction of a Machine Learning Dataset through Collaboration; RSNA 2019 Brain CT Hemorrhage Challenge, April 2020. (Contributor not presenter)
Bhatia, A. Society of Pediatric Radiology: Contrast Enhancement Characteristics of Gadolinium-Bases-Contrast-Agents (GBCA) in Functional MR Urography (fMRU) in Children, April 2020 (E-Poster)
Bhatia, A. Guerbet: COVID 19 Lecture, Virtual, April 2020 Presenter
Bhatia, A. NYU Virtual Presentation: Artificial Intelligence and COVID-19 Outcomes, Webinar on Pandemic Effects of COVID-19, April 2020. Presenter
Bhatia, A. Society of Pediatric Radiologists (SPR) AAP: Presentation on Child Abuse and Retinal Hemorrhage, Dallas, TX February 2020. (Invited) Oral Presenter
Bhatia, A. 23rd Annual Symposium of American Society of Spine Radiology (ASSR): Congenital Torticollis, Dana Point, CA February 2020. Presenter
Bhatia, A. Neuronal and Mixed Neuronal-Glial Tumors: Imaging. St. Jude Pediatric Neuro-Oncologic Imaging Course. Memphis, TN; Oct 28, 2019. (Invited) Presenter
Bhatia, A. MR Spectroscopy in Pediatric Brain Tumors. St. Jude Pediatric Neuro-Oncologic Imaging Course. Memphis, TN; Oct 27, 2019. (Invited) Presenter
Bhatia, A. The CSF accumulation of GBCAs. 53rd Annual American Society of Head & Neck Radiology Meeting. Scottsdale, AZ; Oct 3, 2019. (Consultant Guerbet) Presenter
Bhatia, A. Neurosurgical Applications of Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI) in the Pediatric Brain and Spinal Cord. Neurosurgery Grand Rounds at Vanderbilt. Nashville, TN; June 19, 2019. (Invited) Presenter
Bhatia, A. Quantification and Clinical Application of Diffusion Tensor Indices in the Pediatric Spinal Cord. Philips VUIIS MRI Research Meeting. Nashville, TN; May 8, 2019. (Invited) Presenter
Bhatia, A. Update on Pediatric brain Tumors. CHOP Pediatric Radiology 7th. Annual International Outreach Program. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Jan 26, 2019. (Invited) Presenter
Bhatia, A. Phakomatoses: What every radiologist must know. CHOP Pediatric. Radiology 7th Annual International Outreach Program. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Jan 26, 2019. (Invited) Presenter 2019 Stroke in children and young adults. CHOP Pediatric Radiology 7th. Annual International Outreach Program. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Jan 26, 2019. (Invited)
Bhatia, A. The CSF accumulation of GBCAs. 1st Annual American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology Meeting. New Orleans, LA; Jan 19, 2019. (Consultant Guerbet) Presenter
Bhatia, A. Quantification and Clinical Application of Diffusion Tensor Indices in the Pediatric Spinal Cord. 1st Annual American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology Meeting. New Orleans, LA; Jan 19, 2019. (Invited) Presenter
Awards and Honors
2008, Howard University General Surgery Award
2008, Dr. John W. Lawlah Award
2005-2008, Endowed Scholarship Fund, Howard University Medical School
2005-2006, Howard University Medical Alumni Association Merit Achievement Scholarship
2001-2002, North Carolina Tuition Scholarship
2000, University of North Carolina at Charlotte Cum Laude
1999, Golden Key National Honor Society
1999, The National Dean's List, University of North Carolina
1998, University of North Carolina at Charlotte Chancellor’s List
1997-1999, University of North Carolina at Charlotte Dean's List
Editorial and Academic Positions
2020-present, British Journal of Radiology, peer reviewer
2020-2021, American Society of Neuroradiology: Abstract review
2019-present, Pediatric Radiology, peer reviewer
2019-present, Journal of Pediatric Neurology, peer reviewer
2019-present, Neurographics, peer reviewer
2019-present, Radiology Case Reports, peer reviewer
2016-present, American Journal of Neuroradiology
- 2020-present, Editorial Board
- 2017, Distinguished Reviewer
- 2020, Editorial Board
Leadership and Memberships
Memberships in Professional Organizations
2016-present, International Pediatric Stroke Society
2015-present, International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
2007-present, Society of Interventional Radiology
2007-present, Radiological Society of North America
- 2021-2022, Education Exhibits Awards Committee
2020-present, Health for the World
- 2021, Moderator
2019-present, Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium
2019-present, Children’s Oncology Group
2012-present, American Society of Spine Radiology
2011-present, American Society of Neuroradiology
2011-present, American Roentgen Ray Society
2011-present, Society of Pediatric Radiology
2011-present, American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology
- 2021-present, Research & Education Committee, Chair
- 2020-present, 3rd Annual Meeting Program Committee
- 2020-2021, Social Media, Twitter Manager
- 2020-2021, Moderator
- 2018-present, Website and Informatics Committee
2011-present, Association of University Radiologists
2010-present, American Medical Association
2007-present, American College of Radiology
2006-present, American College of Physicians
2004-present, American College of Surgeons
2004-present, American Academy of Pediatrics
- 2018-present, Section on Radiology
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