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Madhavi Patnana, M.D.

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Associate Professor, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Resident Site Director for Diagnostic Radiology, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Dual/Joint/Adjunct Appointment

Assistant Professor, Diagnostic & Interventional Imaging, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX

Bio Statement

Dr. Patnana completed her medical training upon graduation from St. George's University School of Medicine in June of 2000.  She finished her Radiology residency at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. She then went on to pursue a fellowship in Body Imaging at MD Anderson Cancer Center which she completed in June 2006 at which time she was offered and accepted a position as Assistant Professor in the Division of Diagnostic Imaging, Department of Diagnostic Radiology. 

Since that time, she has become very active in teaching and mentoring our medical students, residents, and fellows by offering board reviews, case presentations, conferences and other specialized training in body imaging.  She has served as the Radiology Rotation Site Director overseeing residents from the UT and Baylor Radiology programs since 2010.

Dr. Patnana is a productive author with 19 peer-reviewed articles and 23 abstracts to her credit.  She quickly established herself as a dependable and knowledgeable radiologist who is well respected by faculty and staff on every level.  

She is the Co-Chair of the Maintenance of Certification committee for Diagnostic Radiology and serves on various education committees for the UT Residency program.

In September 2012, she was promoted to Associate Professor.

Research Interests

Melanoma

Clinical Interests

Melanoma

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

2000 St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies, MD, Medicine
1994 The University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, BS, with Distinction, Bacteriology

Postgraduate Training

7/2005-6/2006 Clinical Fellowship, Body Imaging, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, Ronelle DuBrow, M.D.
7/2000-6/2005 Clinical Residency, Diagnostic Radiology, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, Steven Shankman, M.D.
7/2000-6/2001 Clinical Internship, Internal Medicine, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, Conrad Fischer, M.D.

Board Certifications

6/2005 American Board of Radiology

Experience/Service

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 12/2006-8/2012
Assistant Professor ad interim, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 7/2006-11/2006

Other Appointments/Responsibilities

Member, Clinical Ultrasound Advisory Group, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 1/2013-9/2014

Honors and Awards

2014 e-Poster Presentation Prize - "Recommended Poster" - "Multimodality Pitfalls in Abdominal Imaging", European Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology (ESGAR)
2013 Certificate of Merit, Education Exhibit - Changes in Pelvic Anatomy Following Pelvic Exenteration, Imaging Findings Pelvic Exenteration for Pelvic Malignancies: A Systematic Review, Radiological Society of North America
2011 Certificate of Merit, Education Exhibit "Imaging of the Gallbladder Wall: A Pattern Recognition Approach on CT and MRI with Pathologic Correlation", Radiological Society of North America
2011 Teacher of the Year Award, Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program - The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
2006 Certificate of Merit for "The inguinal canal: anatomy and imaging features of common and uncommon masses", Radiological Society of North America
2000 Iota Epsilon Alpha Honor Society, St. George's University School of Medicine
1993 George Washington Carver Award in Chemistry, The University of Wisconsin
1992-1994 Golden Key National Honor Society, The University of Wisconsin
1991-1992 Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, The University of Wisconsin
1991 William B. Sweet Freshman Book Scholarship, The University of Wisconsin

Professional Memberships

American Association of Women Radiologists, Houston, TX
Member, 2002-present
American College of Radiology, Atlanta, GA
Member, 2007-2012
American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, Laurel, MD
Member, 2008
American Roentgen Ray Society, Leesburg, VA
Member, 2006-present
Association of University Radiologists, Oak Brook, IL
Member, 2010-present
European Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology, Vienna, Austria
Member, 3/2012-present
Harris County Medical Society, Houston, TX
Member, 2006-present
Houston Radiological Society, Houston, TX
Member, 2006-present
Radiological Society of North America, Oak Brook, IL
Member, 2006-2012
Texas Medical Association, Austin, TX
Member, 2006-present

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Vicens RA, Patnana M, Le O, Bhosale PR, Sagebiel TL, Menias CO, Balachandran A. Multimodality imaging of common and uncommon peritoneal diseases: a review for radiologists. Abdom Imaging 40(2):436-56, 2/2015. e-Pub 8/2014. PMID: 25139643.
2. Viswanathan C, Truong MT, Sagebiel TL, Bronstein Y, Vikram R, Patnana M, Silverman PM, Bhosale PR. Abdominal and pelvic complications of nonoperative oncologic therapy. Radiographics 34(4):941-61, Jul-Aug, 7/2014. PMID: 25019433.
3. Almeida MF, Patnana M, Korivi BR, Kalhor N, Marcal L. Ewing sarcoma of the kidney: a rare entity. Case Rep Radiol 2014:283902, 2014. e-Pub 1/2014. PMCID: PMC3913202.
4. Balachandran A, Tamm EP, Bhosale PR, Patnana M, Vikram R, Fleming JB, Katz MH, Charnsangavej C. Pancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms: diagnosis and management. Abdom Imaging 38(2):342-357, 4/2013. e-Pub 6/2012. PMID: 22707246.
5. Marcal LP, Patnana M, Bhosale P, Bedi DG. Intraoperative abdominal ultrasound in oncologic imaging. World J Radiol 5(3):51-60, 3/2013. PMCID: PMC3650205.
6. Patnana M, Sevrukov AB, Elsayes KM, Viswanathan C, Lubner M, Menias CO. Inflammatory pseudotumor: the great mimicker. AJR Am J Roentgenol 198(3):W217-27, 3/2012. PMID: 22358018.
7. Patnana M, Bronstein Y, Szklaruk J, Bedi DG, Hwu WJ, Gershenwald JE, Prieto VG, Ng CS. Multimethod imaging, staging, and spectrum of manifestations of metastatic melanoma. Clin Radiol 66(3):224-236, 3/2011. e-Pub 1/2011. PMID: 21295201.
8. Hwu WJ, Knight RD, Patnana M, Bassett R, Papadopoulos NE, Kim KB, Hwu P, Bedikian A. Phase I safety study of lenalidomide and dacarbazine in patients with metastatic melanoma previously untreated with systemic chemotherapy. Melanoma Res 20(6):501-506, 12/2010. PMID: 20859231.
9. Tan CH, Marcal L, Tan D, Patnana M. Magnetic resonance imaging diagnosis of iron overload in a leukemic patient after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Transfusion 50(5):1113-1117, 5/2010. e-Pub 1/2010. PMID: 20070618.
10. Bhosale PR, Patnana M, Viswanathan C, Szklaruk J. The inguinal canal: anatomy and imaging features of common and uncommon masses. Radiographics 28(3):819-835, May-Jun, 5/2008. PMID: 18480486.
11. Gerard PS, Gerczuk PZ, Idupuganti R, Patnana M, Geller MD. Compartment syndrome caused by computed tomography contrast infiltration seen on a Tc-99m methylene diphosphonate bone scan. Clin Nucl Med 33(1):36-37, 1/2008. PMID: 18097256.
12. Gerard PS, Gerczuk PZ, Idupuganti R, Patnana M. Massive gastrointestinal bleeding due to an aorto-enteric fistula seen by technetium-99m-labeled red blood cell scintigraphy. Clin Nucl Med 32(7):551-552, 7/2007. PMID: 17581344.
13. Jbara M, Patnana M, Kazmi F, Beltran J. MR imaging: arthropathies and infectious conditions of the elbow, wrist, and hand. Radiol Clin North Am 44(4):625-642, 7/2006. PMID: 16829253.
14. Jbara M, Patnana M, Kazmi F, Beltran J. MR imaging: arthropathies and infectious conditions of the elbow, wrist, and hand. Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am 12(2):361-379, vii, May, 5/2004. PMID: 15172391.
15. Beltran J, Patnana M, Beltran L, Ozkarahan G. MRI of the hip. Appl Radiol 31(11):33-41, 11/2002.
16. Schneider RF, Ntimba FD, Houizadeh A, Schwartz JB, Eber CD, Patnana M, Goldfarb R. Massive pulmonary embolism: a comparison of radiological and clinical characteristics and outcomes. Emerg Radiol 9(2):79-81, 7/2002. PMID: 15290582.
17. Manahan CL, Patnana M, Blumer KJ, Linder ME. Dual lipid modification motifs in G (alpha) and G (gamma) subunits are required for full activity of the pheromone response pathway in saccharomyces cerevisiae. Mol Biol Cell 11(3):957-968, 3/2000. PMCID: PMC14823.
18. Rao PS, Galal O, Patnana M, Buck SH, Wilson AD. Results of three to 10 year follow up of balloon dilatation of the pulmonary valve. Heart 80(6):591-5, 12/1998. PMCID: PMC1728864.

Invited Articles

1. Le O, Tamm EP, Qayyum A, Wagner-Bartak N, Bhosale PR, Patnana M, Vikram R. An update of clinical CT imaging of pancreatic neoplasms - tips, tricks, and pitfalls. Curr Radiol Rep 3(7). e-Pub 5/2015.

Abstracts

1. Sagebiel TL, Patnana M, Garg N, Bedi DG, Wood CG, Bhosale PR. Partial nephrectomy: the radiologist's role in preoperative imaging, intraoperative surgical guidance and post-treatment complications. 98th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, 11/2012.
2. Patnana M, Bhosale PR, Vikram R, Ernst RD, Bedi DG. Ultrasound in soft tissue tumors: diagnosis and management of malignancy and surveillance for recurrence. 112th Annual Meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society, 4/2012.
3. Elsayes KM, Menias CO, Wagner-Bartak NA, Patnana M, Balachandran A, Devine CE, Kundra V. Imaging the gallbladder wall: a pattern recognition approach on CT and MRI with pathologic correlation. 97th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (LL-GIE2827). e-Pub 12/2011.
4. Bhosale P, Vikram R, Patnana M, Bedi D. Intraoperative ultrasound. 111th Annual Meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society, AJR Am J Roentgen 196(5 Suppl) (#E26), 5/2011.
5. Ibarra J, Vikram R, Le O, Sagebiel T, Patnana M, Viswanathan C, Sandler C. Genitourinary malignancies TNM staging update based on the 7th edition of AJCC Staging Manual (2010). Abdominal Radiology Course Syllabus:94, 3/2011.
6. Vikram R, Patnana M, Bhosale P, Elsayes K, Sandler C, Charnsangavej C. Unusual patterns of spread of prostate carcinoma. Abdominal Radiology Course Syllabus:100, 3/2011.
7. Marcal LP, Ernst R, Bedi D, Patnana M, Vining D, Reading R, Borst D. Applications of 3D ultrasound. 96th Annual Meeting and Scientific Assembly of the Radiological Society of North America Meeting Program (#LL-MSE2663), 12/2010.
8. Viswanathan C, Truong MT, Sagebiel TL, Bhosale PR, Patnana M. Complications of oncologic therapy in the abdomen and pelvis. 96th Annual Meeting and Scientific Assembly of the Radiological Society of North America Meeting Program (#LL-GIE2492), 12/2010.
9. Bedi DG, Patnana M, Ernst RD, Lu KH. Sonographic findings in early ovarian cancer: preliminary experience in a population of high risk women screened with biannual ultrasound. 96th Annual Meeting and Scientific Assembly of the Radiological Society of North America Meeting Program (#SSM11-04), 12/2010.
10. Patnana M, Ernst R, Bedi D. Ultrasound in soft tissue tumors: an invaluable imaging tool in the diagnosis and management of malignancy and surveillance for recurrence. 96th Annual Meeting and Scientific Assembly of the Radiological Society of North America Meeting Program (#LL-MKE2513), 12/2010.
11. Patnana M, Vikram R, Ng CS, Sandler C. Clear cell renal cell carcinoma: MDCT and MRI appearances. 110th Annual Meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society, AJR Am J Roentgenol 194(5 Suppl) (#E330), May, 5/2010.
12. Patnana M, Vikram R, Ng CS, Sandler C. Clear cell renal cell carcinoma: multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) appearances (Scientific Poster). Abdominal Radiology Course Syllabus (#16), 2010.
13. Bedi D, Patnana M, Gonzalez-DeLuna M, Viswanathan C, Bhosale P, Ernst R, Bronstein Y, Balachandran A, LePetross C, Devine C, Marcal LP, Vikram R, Lem K. Ovarian cancer screening: corpus luteum and other factors - how to sort them out. 108th Annual Meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society, AJR Am J Roentenol 190(4 Suppl) (#E246), 4/2008.
14. Farinas C, Patnana M, Sandler C, Carter S, Szklaruk J. The treated kidney: a pictorial review of imaging findings following kidney-directed interventions, short-term and long-term follow-up. 108th Annual Meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society, AJR Am J Roentenol 190(4 Suppl) (#E246), 4/2008.
15. Carter S, Farinas C, Patnana M, Szklaruk J. The treated liver: a pictorial review of imaging findings following liver-directed therapy, short-term and long-term follow-up. 108th Annual Meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society, AJR Am J Roentenol 190(4 Suppl) (#E202), 4/2008.
16. Farinas C, Carter S, Patnana M, Sandler C, Szklaruk J. The treated kidney: a pictorial review of imaging findings following kidney-directed interventions, short-term and long-term follow-up. European Society of Radiology Scientific Programme Planner/Abstracts (#C-358), 3/2008.
17. Carter S, Farinas C, Patnana M, Szklaruk J. The treated liver: a pictorial review of imaging findings following liver-directed therapy, short-term and long-term follow-up. European Society of Radiology Scientific Programme Planner/Abstracts (#C-019), 3/2008.
18. Patnana M, Macapinlac H, Iyer R. Correlation of endometrial FDG uptake in patients with breast cancer treated with tamoxifen. 107th Annual Meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society, AJR Am J Roentenol 188(5 Suppl) (#271), 2007.
19. Bhosale P, Patnana M, Viswanathan C, Szklaruk J. The inguinal canal: anatomy and imaging features of common and uncommon masses. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the European Congress of Radiology, 2007.
20. Bhosale P, Patnana M, Viswanathan C, Szklaruk J. The inguinal canal: anatomy and imaging features of common and uncommon masses. 92nd Annual Meeting and Scientific Assembly of the Radiological Society of North America Meeting Program (#LL-MS3171), 12/2006.
21. Gonzalez-de Luna MA, Patnana M, Silverman PM, Szklaruk J. A pictorial review of the anatomy and radiological characterization of common and uncommon male pelvic masses. 106th Annual Meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society, AJR Am J Roentgenol 186(4 Suppl) (#E212), 5/2006.
22. Patnana M, Gonzalez MA, Tamm EP, Szklaruk J. What to do with that coronal MR "scout" view? FIESTA and SSFSE sequence optimization and MR appearance of normal anatomy and common and uncommon abdominal masses. 106th Annual Meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society, AJR Am J Roentgenol 186(4 Suppl) (#E145), 5/2006.
23. Gonzalez MA, Szklaruk J, Silverman PM, Patnana M. The male pelvis: a pictorial review by organ system of the anatomy and radiological characterization of common and uncommon male pelvic masses. European Society of Radiology Scientific Programme Planner/Abstracts (#C-299), 2006.

Book Chapters

1. Vikram R, Patnana M, Devine C, Mansfield P, Phan A. Part IV: Gastrointestinal tract, gastric carcinoma. In: Oncologic Imaging: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Ed(s) Paul M. Silverman, M.D. Elsevier: Philadelphia, PA, 231-246, 2012. ISBN: 978-1-4377-2232-1.
2. Patnana M, Gershenwald JE, Hwu, W-J, Ng CS. Part IX: Miscellaneous, Melanoma. In: Oncologic Imaging: A Multidisciplinary Approach, 1st. Ed(s) Paul M. Silverman, M.D. Elsevier: Philadelphia, PA, 633-652, 2012. ISBN: 978-1-4377-2232-1.
3. Patnana M, Vikram R. New staging system for gastric cancer. In: Advances in Surgical Pathology: Gastric Cancer. Ed(s) T Dongfeng, G Lauwers. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins: Philadelphia, 266-282, 2011.

Last updated: 5/19/2015