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Rahul V Pawar MD

Rahul V. Pawar, MD

  • Neuroradiology | Radiology | Radiology-Diagnostic
Languages Spoken English
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    Dr. Pawar is board-certified in Diagnostic Radiology by the American Board of Radiology. He has earned subspecialty board-certification in Neuroradiology (CAQ), as well.

    Prior to joining Saint Barnabas Medical Center, he completed his Fellowship in Neuroradiology at New York University Medical Center in 2011, where he also conducted translational physics research at the Center for Biomedical Imaging. His research at NYU focused on using novel MR diffusion sequences to diagnose normal pressure hydrocephalus in the elderly, for which he was honored by the American Society of Neuroradiology. In 2005, Dr. Pawar received his M.D. from the Boston University School of Medicine subsequently completing his residency at UMDNJ, New Jersey Medical School from 2006-2010. Before commencing his residency, he completed of year of Internal Medicine at North Shore University Hospital in Long Island. In the fall of 2012, he was appointed Clinical Assistant Professor within the Rutgers Biomedical & Health Sciences Division.

    With respect to research, Dr. Pawar has been awarded the [Barnabas Health] Harvey Nussbaum Research Grant (2013). He has published and presented a substantial amount of research in both peer-reviewed literature and national/international conferences; in addition, Dr. Pawar served as a contributing author for the textbook, The Teaching Files: Brain & Spine Imaging (Elsevier: Fatterpekar, Naidich & Som) published in 2011.

    Presently, he serves on the editorial board for Radiology Today magazine, as well as the Wainscot Media Health Advisory Board whose publications include Morris Essex Health & Life, Bergen Health & Life, etc. Dr. Pawar had formerly served as a Faculty Reviewer for Oakstone Medical Publishing.

    In November 2011, Dr. Pawar became a member of the New Jersey Institute for Craniofacial Surgery, a comprehensive team dedicated to the treatment of craniofacial deformities founded in 1951, working alongside Drs. John Amato and Frank Ciminello.

    Dr. Pawar places emphasis on teaching and medical education; he has earned the Golden Apple Excellence in Teaching Award for two consecutive years (2012, 2013).

    Personal academic interests include characterization of brain tumors using advanced MR imaging techniques and playing a role in the diagnosis/management of certain ENT disorders (e.g. head & neck cancer).

    In 2015, Dr. Pawar was appointed Director of the Medical Student Elective Program (Dept. of Radiology) at Saint Barnabas Medical Center.

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  • Medical School

    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 2005


    North Shore University Hospital, Long Island, NY, 2006


    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ, 2010


    New York University Medical Center, New York, NY, 2011


    Title: Diffusional Kurtosis Imaging in Hydrocephalus

    Serulle Y, Pawar RV, Eubig J, Fieremans E, Kong SE, George IC, Morley C, Babb JS, George AE

    Publisher: Magnetic Resonance Imaging
    Date: February 2015
    Title: Eosinophilic granuloma presenting as post-traumatic scalp hematoma with epidural hemorrhage
    Authors: RV Pawar, M Hagiwara, S Milla, J Wisoff, AE George
    Publisher: The Neuroradiology Journal
    Date: 2011
    Issue: 1(17)822-826
    Title: Recurrent multifocal castleman’s disease of the central nervous system: evaluation with dynamic susceptibility contrast perfusion magnetic resonance imaging
    Authors: RV Pawar, GM Fatterpekar, D Zagzag, EC Parker, A Narayana
    Publisher: Clinical Neuroradiology
    Date: 2011
    Title: The Blood Oxygen Level-Dependent Functional MR Imaging Signal Can Be Used to Identify Brain Tumors and Distinguish Them from Normal Tissue
    Authors: SC Feldman, D. Chu , M. Schulder, R. Pawar, M. Barry, E.-S. Cho, WC Liu
    Publisher: American Journal of Neuroradiology
    Date: 2009
    Issue: 30:389-5
    Title: Traumatic sternal segment dislocation in a 19-month old
    Authors: Pawar RV, Blacksin M
    Publisher: Emergency Radiology
    Date: Nov 2007
    Issue: 1(6):435-7
    Title: U-clip anastomoses in coronary artery bypass grafting: initial clinical experience
    Authors: Shemin RJ, Shapira OM, Pawar RV, Bao Y, Sayeed-Shah U, Lazar HL
    Publisher: Heart Surgery Forum
    Date: 2003
    Issue: 6(5):362-5

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