Assistant Professor, Radiology, Neurological Surgery and Neurology
Dr. Kathuria received his medical degree and completed his Radiology residency training from Pt. B.D.Sharma Postgraduate Institute of medical sciences, India. To understand the impact of diseases, their prevention and cure at broad population level, he spent two years in MPH (masters in public health) at university at Buffalo, NY. He then completed three fellowship trainings including Diagnostic Neuroradiology, Interventional Neuroradiology and Advanced Neuroimaging from University of Rochester, NY.
He joined Johns Hopkins Hospital as a faculty member in Interventional Neuroradiology in April 2008. Now an Assistant Professor of Radiology and Director of the Spine Interventions in Radiology at Johns Hopkins Hospital, his primary focus is on minimal invasive treatments of various spine diseases and pain management. These include percutaneous biopsy, discogram, vertebroplasty, ablation treatment of spine cancer including spinal osteoid osteoma, nerve block, celiac plexus block, sympathetic nerve blocks, pudendal nerve block and nerve ablations for complex regional pain syndrome. He has special interest in symptomatic Tarlov cyst and has treated more than a hundred patients with Tarlov cysts. He is working closely with Neurosurgery to develop new and improved techniques for this treatment.
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University Hospital and Johns Hopkins Bayview, Baltimore, Maryland. February 2009-Present
Assistant Professor of Radiology, Johns Hopkins University Hospital and Johns Hopkins Bayview, Baltimore, Maryland. August 2008-Present
INR Director of 320-CT Imaging, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland. April 2009- Present
Director Spine Interventions (INR), Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland. June 2008- Present
Attending Interventional Neuroradiology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland. April 2008- Present
Instructor of Radiology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland. April 2008- Mar 2009
Attending Interventional Neuroradiologist, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York. Oct 2007- April 2008
Assistant Professor of Radiology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York. Oct 2007- April 2008
Instructor, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York. Feb 2007-Sep 2007
Education and Training
Fellowship, Advanced Neuroimaging, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York
Fellowship, Interventional Neuroradiology,University of Rochester, Rochester, New York
Fellowship, Neuroradiology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York
Master’s Degree, Public health/epidemiology, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York
Senior (Chief) Resident, Radiology, Pt. B.D.S. Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, India
Resident, Radiology, Pt. B.D.S. Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, India
Junior Resident doctor (Internal Medicine) Lall Maternity & Nursing Home, Gurgaon, India
Internship, Pt. B.D.S. Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, India
Medical School, Pt. B.D.S. Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, India
Selected Recent Publications
1. Kathuria S, Deveikis J, Westesson PL, Gandhi D. Improved diagnosis of actively bleeding aneurysm on CT Angiography using Delayed CT images. EJR Sept. 2010 (E-publication March 11, ahead of print).
2. Kathuria S, Westesson PL. Diffuse lipogranulomatosis involving soft tissue of head and neck due to multiple self-injections of mineral oil, AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2008 Nov; 29(10):1908-1909.
3. Dasenbrock HH, Kathuria S, Witham TF, Gokaslan ZL, Bydon A. Successful treatment of a symptomatic L5/S1 discal cyst by percutaneous CT-guided aspiration: A case report. Surg Neurol Int 2010;1:41
4. Marshal SA, Kathuria S, Nyquist PA, Gandhi D. Non-invasive Imaging Techniques in the Diagnosis and Mangement of Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Neurosurgical Clinics of North America. 2010 April; 21(2):305-323.
5. Gandhi D, Kathuria S, Gemmete JG, Ansari SA. State of the art Head and Neck imaging for the endovascular specialist. Neuroimaging clinics of North America. 2009 May; 19(2): 133-147.
Selected Honors and Recognition:
2010, Best Scientific Exhibit Award, ASSR Annual Symposium, Percutaneous Technique in Approaching Anterior Epidural Space for Diagnosis and Therapeutic Interventions
2009, Visiting Professorship, Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester, NY
2009, Certificate of appreciation, Radiology Resident Teaching, University of Rochester, NY
2007, Selected for the Power Hour, Mangla R, Ekholm S, Malhotra A, Kathuria S, Srinath G, Westesson P-L. Dynamic Susceptibility-weighted Contrast-enhanced (DSC) Perfusion MRI in Neuro-oncological Imaging. Electronic Exhibit Presentation at American Roentgen Ray Society Annual Meeting, May 6-11, 2007, Orlando, Florida
2007, Certificate of Merit, Kathuria S, Liu X, Ekholm S, Westesson PL. Diffusion tensor imaging and fiber tracking in Wallerian degeneration. Electronic Scientific Exhibit. American Roentgen Ray Society Annual Meeting, May 6-11, 2007, Orlando, Florida
2006, Certificate of appreciation Lecture on “Head and Neck imaging” in ENT conference University of Rochester, NY
2002, Within top 20 among worldwide competition, International Young Academic Seminar Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)
2002, Research paper Commendation award, M.D. University, India for paper: “Role of Color Doppler in the evaluation of nodular thyroid disease”
English, Hindi, and Punjabi