Mannudeep K. Kalra, MD is an assistant radiologist in the Divisions of Thoracic and Cardiac Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital.
- Centers & Specialties
- Clinical Interests
- Chest CT
- Cardiac computed tomography (Cardiac CT)
- Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (Cardiac MRI)
- PET / CT
- Medical Education
- MBBS, Government Medical College
- MD, Government Medical College and Hospital
- Residency, Government Medical College and Hospital|Residency, Sanjay Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences
- Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
- Foreign Languages
- Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
- Insurances Accepted
- Aetna Health Inc.
- Beech Street
- Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
- Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
- Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
- Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
- Cigna (PAL #'s)
- Fallon Community HealthCare
- Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
- Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
- Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
- Humana/Choice Care PPO
- Medicare - ACD
- Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
- Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
- OSW - Connecticut
- OSW - Maine
- OSW - New Hampshire
- OSW - Rhode Island
- OSW - Vermont
- Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
- Railroad Medicare
- Railroad Medicare - ACD
- Senior Whole Health
- Tufts Health Plan
- United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
- United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
- Patient Age Group
Mannudeep K. Kalra, MD is an Assistant Radiologist at the MGH Imaging's Divisions of Thoracic Imaging and Cardiac MR, CT and PET program. He is also an Assistant Professor of Radiology with the Harvard Medical School.
In addition to his clinical work in chest and cardiac imaging, Dr. Kalra has keen interest in research pertaining to CT technology, radiation dose reduction, CT virtual autopsy, image post-processing and radiology informatics. Dr. Kalra has won numerous awards from major Radiology national and international societies for his work related to CT radiation dose.
- Research Summary
Mannudeep K. Kalra, MD has keen interest in CT radiation dose reduction and virtual autopsy. Dr. Kalra has authored more than 100 scientific articles on CT radiation dose on different aspects of dose reduction.
Please refer to the link to publications on the PubMed site.
In its July 2013 issue, Scientific American highlights the unique work of two Mass General researchers in their quest to reduce CT radiation dose.
A large study to be published in the August issue of the American Journal of Medicine reports a record radiation dose reduction of 74.8% to MGH Cardiac CT patients during the past 6 years.
Dushyant Sahani, MD, Director of CT at Massachusetts General Hospital Imaging, answers parents' questions on the June 2012 study in The Lancet that found that children who get several CT scans have a slightly higher chance of brain cancer and leukemia in later life.
Experts' Tips to Optimize Radiation Dose in Pediatric CT – coverage of study led by MGH physician Mannudeep Kalra
Continuing Mass General Imaging's leadership role in reducing CT radiation, radiologists from Mass General have co-authored a journal article summarizing methods for dose optimization in head CT scans.
An image processing technique called ASIR allows radiologists to reduce radiation levels in chest CT exams without sacrificing image quality or diagnostic confidence, according to a paper just published by Mass General researchers.
Radiation-reduction case study: Cardiovascular imaging team reduces radiation dose for cardiac CT angiography by employing new scanner technology and carefully tailoring each exam to the patient.
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