Radiology Personnel

Manjiri Dighe, M.D., M.B.B.S.

Medical Director of Ultrasound
Abdominal Imaging


Dr. Dighe is the Medical Director of Ultrasound at the University of Washington and a UW professor of radiology. In addition to abdominal imaging, she is an expert in obstetric and thyroid imaging. She also conducts research on thyroid nodules using non-invasive ways to diagnose malignancy which includes ultrasound elastography. She also has a long interest and expertise in obstetric imaging and works closely with the Maternal Fetal Medicine group in UW to diagnose complex cases.

Dr. Dighe completed her residency in radiology in 2002. After completing her residency training, she underwent a year of abdominal imaging fellowship at the University of Washington Medical Center. Dr. Dighe joined the staff in August of 2004 as an acting assistant professor, becoming an assistant professor in 2005 and associate professor in 2011. Dr. Dighe is also the director of ultrasound at the UW Medical Center.

She is a fellow of the Society of Abdominal Radiology and Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound. She is board certified in radiology.

Recent Publications

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Motion corrected MRI differentiates male and female human brain growth trajectories from mid-gestation
Studholme C., Kroenke C.D., Dighe M.
Nature Communications. 2020 Dec

Utility of Formulas Using Fetal Thigh Soft Tissue Thickness in Estimating Weight in Gastroschisis
Chabra S., Sienas L., Hippe D.S., Paulsene W., Dighe M.
Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine. 2020 Oct:1977-1983

Achieving accurate estimates of fetal gestational age and personalised predictions of fetal growth based on data from an international prospective cohort study: a population-based machine learning study
Fung R., Villar J., Dashti A., Ismail L.C., Staines-Urias E., Ohuma E.O., Salomon L.J., Victora C.G., Barros F.C., Lambert A., Carvalho M., Jaffer Y.A., Noble J.A., Gravett M.G., Purwar M., Pang R., Bertino E., Munim S., Min A.M., McGready R., Norris S.A., Bhutta Z.A., Kennedy S.H., Papageorghiou A.T., Ourmazd A., Abbott S.E., Abubakar A., Acedo J., Ahmed I., Al-Aamri F., Al-Abduwani J., Al-Abri J., Alam D., Albernaz E., Algren H., Al-Habsi F., Alija M., Al-Jabri H., Al-Lawatiya H., Al-Rashidiya B., Altman D.G., Al-Zadjali W.K., Andersen H.F., Aranzeta L., Ash S., Baricco M., Barsosio H., Batiuk C., Batra M., Berkley J., Bhan M.K., Bhat B.A., Blakey I., Bornemeier S., Bradman A., Buckle M., Burnham O., Burton F., Capp A., Cararra V.I., Carew R., Carrara V.I., Carter A.A., Chamberlain P., Cheikh I.L., Cheikh Ismail L., Choudhary A., Choudhary S., Chumlea W.C., Condon C., Corra L.A., Cosgrove C., Craik R., da Silveira M.F., Danelon D., de Wet T., de Leon E., Deshmukh S., Deutsch G., Dhami J., Di N.P., Dighe M., Dolk H., Domingues M., Dongaonkar D., Enquobahrie D., Eskenazi B., Farhi F., Fernandes M., Finkton D., Fonseca S., Frederick I.O., Frigerio M., Gaglioti P., Garza C.
The Lancet Digital Health. 2020 Jul:e368-e375

Automatic, Age Consistent Reconstruction of the Corpus Callosum Guided by Coherency from in Utero Diffusion-Weighted MRI
Hunt D., Dighe M., Gatenby C., Studholme C.
IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging. 2020 Mar:601-610

Prenatal Imaging Findings Predict Obstructive Fetal Airways Requiring EXIT
Cash H., Bly R., Masco V., Dighe M., Cheng E., Delaney S., Ma K., Perkins J.A.
Laryngoscope. 2020 Jan

Fetal growth velocity standards from the Fetal Growth Longitudinal Study of the INTERGROWTH-21st Project
Ohuma E.O., Villar J., Feng Y., Xiao L., Salomon L., Barros F.C., Cheikh Ismail L., Stones W., Jaffer Y., Oberto M., Noble J.A., Gravett M.G., Wu Q., Victora C.G., Lambert A., Di Nicola P., Purwar M., Bhutta Z.A., Kennedy S.H., Papageorghiou A.T., Katz M., Bhan M.K., Garza C., Zaidi S., Langer A., Rothwell P.M., Weatherall S.D., Kennedy S., Altman D.G., Bertino E., Burton F., Carvalho M., Chumlea W.C., Jaffer Y.A., Lumbiganon P., Pang R.Y., Rivera J., Victora C., Shorten M., Hoch L., Knight H.E., Cosgrove C., Blakey I., Roseman F., Kunnawar N., Gu S.H., Wang J.H., Wu M.H., Domingues M., Gilli P., Juodvirsiene L., Musee N., Al-Jabri H., Waller S., Muninzwa D., Yellappan D., Carter A., Reade D., Miller R., Leston A., Mitidieri A., Al-Aamri F., Paulsene W., Sande J., Al-Zadjali W.K.S., Batiuk C., Bornemeier S., Dighe M., Gaglioti P., Jacinta N., Jaiswal S., Oas K., Olearo E., Owende M.G., Shah J., Sohoni S., Todros T., Venkataraman M., Vinayak S., Wang L., Wilson D., Wu Q.Q., Zhang Y., Chamberlain P., Danelon D., Sarris I., Dhami J., Ioannou C.
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2020 Jan

Differential outcomes of patients with thyroid FNA diagnoses of AUS/FLUS with and without nuclear atypia: The potential need for separation in the Bethesda System
Deftereos G., Schmechel S.C., Waner E.E., Itani M., Dighe M.K., Tylee T.S.
Diagnostic Cytopathology. 2020 Jan

Hyperparameter selection for ResNet classification of malignancy from thyroid ultrasound images
Cox J., Rubin S., Adams J., Pereira C., Dighe M., Alessio A.
Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. 2020 Jan

Challenges and Opportunities in Connectome Construction and Quantification in the Developing Human Fetal Brain
Hunt D., Dighe M., Gatenby C., Studholme C.
Topics in Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 2019 Oct:265-273

Application of Dynamic Contrast Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging to Evaluate Angiogenic Response and Vascular Permeability
Wallingford M., Tarui T., Jayaraman N., Huggins G., Dighe M.
Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology. 2019 Aug:1507-1509