Dr. Sudhir Kathuria is an Assistant Professor in the Johns Hopkins Medicine Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences and the Department of Neurological Surgery. His area of clinical expertise is interventional radiology, with a focus on minimally invasive treatments of various spine diseases and pain management.
Dr. Kathuria serves as the Director of Spine Interventions in Radiology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Dr. Kathuria received his medical degree and completed his radiology residency training from Pt. B.D. Sharma Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences in India. To understand the impact of diseases, their prevention and cure at broad population level, he spent two years pursuing a masters in public health at University at Buffalo, SUNY. He then completed three fellowship trainings including diagnostic neuroradiology, interventional neuroradiology and advanced neuroimaging from University of Rochester, NY. He joined Johns Hopkins as a faculty member in April 2008.
Dr. Kathuria''s research focuses on minimal invasive treatments of various spine diseases and pain management. He has special interest in symptomatic Tarlov cyst and has treated more than a hundred patients with Tarlov cysts.
Dr. Kathuria has been recognized with awards including the 2010 Best Scientific Exhibit Award at the ASSR Annual Symposium for Percutaneous Technique in Approaching Anterior Epidural Space for Diagnosis and Therapeutic Interventions and a 2007 Certificate of Merit for diffusion tensor imaging and fiber tracking in Wallerian degeneration at the American Roentgen Ray Society Annual Meeting.