Dinesh Rao

Dinesh Rao, MD

Associate Professor; Chief, Division Of Neuroradiology

Department: Radiology – Jacksonville
Business Phone: (904) 244-4404
Business Email: dinesh.rao@jax.ufl.edu

Accomplishments

Promotion to Associate Professor
2019 · University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville

Board Certifications

  • Diagnostic Radiology
    American Board of Radiology
  • Neuroradiology
    American Board of Radiology

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Radiology
Subspecialties
  • Neuroradiology

Publications

2022
Aggressive Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma Presenting with Metastasis to the Pancreas.
Case reports in endocrinology. 2022 [DOI] 10.1155/2022/5355419. [PMID] 35096430.
2022
Current Advances in the Management of Adult Craniopharyngiomas.
Current oncology (Toronto, Ont.). 29(3):1645-1671 [DOI] 10.3390/curroncol29030138. [PMID] 35323338.
2022
Disease Control after Radiotherapy for Adult Craniopharyngioma: Clinical Outcomes from a Large Single-Institution Series.
Journal of neuro-oncology. 157(3):425-433 [DOI] 10.1007/s11060-022-03983-z. [PMID] 35278157.
2022
Imaging of dental infections.
Emergency radiology. 29(1):197-205 [DOI] 10.1007/s10140-021-01982-7. [PMID] 34491452.
2022
Introducing and Building a Dual-Energy CT Business.
Seminars in ultrasound, CT, and MR. 43(4):355-363 [DOI] 10.1053/j.sult.2022.03.005. [PMID] 35738821.
2022
Meningiomas Can Present as Intracranial Hemorrhage in Rare Cases: A Case Report of a Patient With a History of Minor Trauma and Massive Intracranial Hemorrhage.
Cureus. 14(6) [DOI] 10.7759/cureus.25823. [PMID] 35822144.
2022
Occult craniocervical dissociation on cervical CT: an under-appreciated presentation of craniocervical trauma requiring occipital cervical fusion.
Emergency radiology. 29(2):383-393 [DOI] 10.1007/s10140-022-02018-4. [PMID] 35029773.
2022
The incidence of brainstem toxicity following high-dose conformal proton therapy for adult skull-base malignancies.
Acta oncologica (Stockholm, Sweden). 61(8):1026-1031 [DOI] 10.1080/0284186X.2022.2101900. [PMID] 35897132.
2022
Utility of Anterior Atlantodens Interval Widening on Cervical Spine CT for Assessing Transverse Atlantal Ligament Injury.
Global spine journal. [DOI] 10.1177/21925682221081211. [PMID] 35212239.
2021
“Supradental space sign” on cervical spine CT-a sign of tectorial membrane injury in adults trauma patients.
Emergency radiology. 28(5):903-910 [DOI] 10.1007/s10140-021-01940-3. [PMID] 33988749.
2021
A Case of Carotid Body Tumor with Perineural Tumor Spread along the Superior Laryngeal Nerve.
Journal of clinical imaging science. 11 [DOI] 10.25259/JCIS_190_2020. [PMID] 33654575.
2021
Anatomic, functional, and radiographic review of the ligaments of the craniocervical junction.
Journal of craniovertebral junction & spine. 12(1):4-9 [DOI] 10.4103/jcvjs.JCVJS_209_20. [PMID] 33850375.
2021
Bilateral Hypertrophic Olivary Degeneration Following Brainstem Insult: A Retrospective Review and Examination of Causative Pathology.
Neuroscience insights. 16 [DOI] 10.1177/26331055211007445. [PMID] 34485912.
2021
C1-C2 Dorsal Epidural Hematoma on Cervical Spine CT: A Novel Imaging Sign of Posterior Atlanto-Occipital Membrane Stripping Injury.
Cureus. 13(11) [DOI] 10.7759/cureus.19543. [PMID] 34934561.
2021
Clinical Outcomes Following Dose-Escalated Proton Therapy for Skull-Base Chordoma.
International journal of particle therapy. 8(1):179-188 [DOI] 10.14338/IJPT-20-00066.1. [PMID] 34285945.
2021
Correction to: Clinical outcomes following proton therapy for adult craniopharyngioma: a single‑institution cohort study.
Journal of neuro-oncology. 152(2) [DOI] 10.1007/s11060-021-03740-8. [PMID] 33751336.
2021
Current Management and Image Review of Skull Base Chordoma: What the Radiologist Needs to Know.
Journal of clinical imaging science. 11 [DOI] 10.25259/JCIS_139_2021. [PMID] 34513210.
2021
Falx Cerebelli Meningioma: Case Report of a Rarely Occurring Tumor, Management Nuances, and Literature Review.
Journal of neurological surgery reports. 82(3):e32-e35 [DOI] 10.1055/s-0041-1735905. [PMID] 34603931.
2021
Imaging Review of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitor-Induced Angioedema of the Head and Neck.
Cureus. 13(3) [DOI] 10.7759/cureus.14021. [PMID] 33898114.
2021
Occipital condylar avulsion fractures in the acute trauma setting: Stable or unstable injury?
European spine journal : official publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society. 30(10):3128-3134 [DOI] 10.1007/s00586-021-06949-3. [PMID] 34338873.
2021
Pediatric Retroclival Epidural Hematoma in the Acute Trauma Setting: A Sign of Tectorial Membrane Stripping Injury.
AJR. American journal of roentgenology. 216(6):1641-1648 [DOI] 10.2214/AJR.20.22957. [PMID] 33826356.
2021
Proposed Grading System for Posterior Atlantooccipital Membrane Complex Injuries on Cervical Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
World neurosurgery. 151:e663-e671 [DOI] 10.1016/j.wneu.2021.04.098. [PMID] 33940267.
2021
Spinal Tuberculosis Secondary to Intravesical Bacille Calmette-Guerin Treatment for Bladder Cancer.
Cureus. 13(8) [DOI] 10.7759/cureus.17446. [PMID] 34589352.
2021
Spontaneous syrinx resolution in patient with Chiari I malformation: illustrative case.
Journal of neurosurgery. Case lessons. 1(26) [DOI] 10.3171/CASE21236. [PMID] 35854904.
2021
Tectorial Membrane Injury, Frequently Identified in Adult Trauma Patients Who Undergo Occipital-Cervical Fusion for Craniocervical Instability.
Cureus. 13(4) [DOI] 10.7759/cureus.14254. [PMID] 33959441.
2021
Vision loss following high-dose proton-based radiotherapy for skull-base chordoma and chondrosarcoma.
Radiotherapy and oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology. 158:125-130 [DOI] 10.1016/j.radonc.2021.02.012. [PMID] 33610625.
2020
A case of a facial nerve venous malformation presenting with crocodile tear syndrome.
Surgical neurology international. 11 [DOI] 10.25259/SNI_570_2019. [PMID] 31966922.
2020
An Anatomic, Imaging, and Clinical Review of the Medial Longitudinal Fasciculus.
Journal of clinical imaging science. 10 [DOI] 10.25259/JCIS_49_2020. [PMID] 33408958.
2020
An Illustrative Review of Common Modern Craniotomies.
Journal of clinical imaging science. 10 [DOI] 10.25259/JCIS_176_2020. [PMID] 33408956.
2020
Clinical outcomes following proton therapy for adult craniopharyngioma: a single-institution cohort study.
Journal of neuro-oncology. 147(2):387-395 [DOI] 10.1007/s11060-020-03432-9. [PMID] 32086697.
2020
Spontaneous Cerebral Spinal Fluid Rhinorrhea with Meningocele Secondary to Congenital Foramen Rotundum Defect: A Case Report and Review of Literature.
Asian journal of neurosurgery. 15(1):187-189 [DOI] 10.4103/ajns.AJNS_228_19. [PMID] 32181200.
2020
The Medial Longitudinal Fasciculus and Internuclear Opthalmoparesis: There’s More Than Meets the Eye.
Cureus. 12(8) [DOI] 10.7759/cureus.9959. [PMID] 32983663.
2020
Vascular Trauma in the Head and Neck and Endovascular Neurointerventional Management.
Journal of clinical imaging science. 10 [DOI] 10.25259/JCIS_96_2020. [PMID] 32874749.
2019
Brainstem Diffuse Axonal Injury and Consciousness.
Journal of clinical imaging science. 9 [DOI] 10.25259/JCIS-11-2019. [PMID] 31508267.
2019
CT Perfusion Protocol for Acute Stroke Expedites Mechanical Thrombectomy.
Cureus. 11(4) [DOI] 10.7759/cureus.4546. [PMID] 31275770.
2019
Multidisciplinary Imaging Review Conference Improves Neuro-oncology Radiation Treatment Planning and Follow-up.
Cureus. 11(10) [DOI] 10.7759/cureus.5882. [PMID] 31772852.
2019
Necrotic Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma in an Immunocompetent Patient: A Case Report and Literature Review.
Cureus. 11(6) [DOI] 10.7759/cureus.4910. [PMID] 31423387.
2019
Proton therapy for skull-base chondrosarcoma, a single-institution outcomes study.
Journal of neuro-oncology. 142(3):557-563 [DOI] 10.1007/s11060-019-03129-8. [PMID] 30827010.
2019
Tectorial membrane injury in adult and pediatric trauma patients: a retrospective review and proposed classification scheme.
Emergency radiology. 26(6):615-622 [DOI] 10.1007/s10140-019-01710-2. [PMID] 31352640.
2018
The Use of Imaging in Management of Patients with Low Back Pain.
Journal of clinical imaging science. 8 [DOI] 10.4103/jcis.JCIS_16_18. [PMID] 30197821.
2017
A Case Report of Mikulicz Syndrome.
Journal of radiology case reports. 11(7):1-7 [DOI] 10.3941/jrcr.v11i7.3147. [PMID] 29299096.
2017
Airway management: Utilizing radiologist expertise and neuroimaging with head and neck masses.
Journal of clinical anesthesia. 42:96-97 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jclinane.2017.08.029. [PMID] 28865299.
2017
Spatial habitats from multiparametric MR imaging are associated with signaling pathway activities and survival in glioblastoma.
Oncotarget. 8(68):112992-113001 [DOI] 10.18632/oncotarget.22947. [PMID] 29348883.
2017
Tumor image-derived texture features are associated with CD3 T-cell infiltration status in glioblastoma.
Oncotarget. 8(60):101244-101254 [DOI] 10.18632/oncotarget.20643. [PMID] 29254160.

Grants

Oct 2022 ACTIVE
EF-25 (METIS): Pivotal, open-label, randomized study of radiosurgery with or without Tumor Treating Fields (TTFields) for 1-10 brain metastases from non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: NOVOCURE Ltd

Education

Neuroradiology Fellowship
2008-2009 · University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington
Musculoskeletal Radiology Fellowship
2007-2008 · University of Miami Hospital and Clinics, Miami, Florida
Diagnostic Radiology Residency
2004-2008 · University of Miami Hospital and Clinics, Miami, Florida
Doctor of Medicine
1999-2003 · Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana

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