Radiology Personnel

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

Section Chief, Body Imaging
Body Imaging


Dr. Dighe is section chief of body imaging at the University of Washington and a UW professor of radiology. In addition to body 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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CT detectability of small low-contrast hypoattenuating focal lesions: Iterative reconstructions versus filtered back projection
Mileto A., Zamora D., Alessio A., Pereira C., Liu J., Bhargava P., Carnell J., Cowan S., Dighe M., Gunn M., Kim S., Kolokythas O., Lee J., Maki J., Moshiri M., Nasrullah A., O'Malley R., Schmiedl U., Soloff E., Toia G., Wang C., Kanal K.
Radiology. 2018 Nov:443-454

Artifacts in Shear Wave Elastography Images of Thyroid Nodules
Dighe M., Hippe D., Thiel J.
Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. 2018 Jun:1170-1176

Fetal urinary tract anomalies: Review of pathophysiology, imaging, and management
Mileto A., Itani M., Katz D., Siebert J., Dighe M., Dubinsky T., Moshiri M.
American Journal of Roentgenology. 2018 May:1010-1021

Utility of diffusion-weighted MR imaging in the diagnosis of placenta accreta spectrum abnormality
Sannananja B., Ellermeier A., Hippe D., Winter T., Kang S., Lee S., Kilgore M., Dighe M.
Abdominal Radiology. 2018 Apr:1-10

Congenital Zika virus infection as a silent pathology with loss of neurogenic output in the fetal brain
Adams Waldorf K., Nelson B., Stencel-Baerenwald J., Studholme C., Kapur R., Armistead B., Walker C., Merillat S., Vornhagen J., Tisoncik-Go J., Baldessari A., Coleman M., Dighe M., Shaw D., Roby J., Santana-Ufret V., Boldenow E., Li J., Gao X., Davis M., Swanstrom J., Jensen K., Widman D., Baric R., Medwid J., Hanley K., Ogle J., Gough G., Lee W., English C., Durning W., Thiel J., Gatenby C., Dewey E., Fairgrieve M., Hodge R., Grant R., Kuller L., Dobyns W., Hevner R., Gale M., Rajagopal L.
Nature Medicine. 2018 Mar:368-374

The satisfactory growth and development at 2 years of age of the INTERGROWTH-21st Fetal Growth Standards cohort support its appropriateness for constructing international standards
Villar J., Cheikh Ismail L., Staines Urias E., Giuliani F., Ohuma E., Victora C., Papageorghiou A., Altman D., Garza C., Barros F., Puglia F., Ochieng R., Jaffer Y., Noble J., Bertino E., Purwar M., Pang R., Lambert A., Chumlea C., Stein A., Fernandes M., Bhutta Z., Kennedy S., Katz M., Bhan M., Zaidi S., Langer A., Rothwell P., Weatherall S., Burton F., Carvalho M., Chumlea W., Gravett M., Lumbiganon P., Rivera J., Shorten M., Hoch L., Knight H., Cosgrove C., Blakey I., Roseman F., Kunnawar N., Gu S., Wang J., Wu M., Domingues M., Gilli P., Juodvirsiene L., Musee N., Al-Jabri H., Waller S., Muninzwa D., Yellappan D., Carter A., Reade D., Miller R., Salomon L., Leston A., Mitidieri A., Al-Aamri F., Paulsene W., Sande J., Al-Zadjali W., Batiuk C., Bornemeier S., Dighe M., Gaglioti P., Jacinta N., Jaiswal S., Oas K., Oberto M., Olearo E., Owende M., Shah J., Sohoni S., Todros T., Venkataraman M., Vinayak S., Wang L.
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2018 Feb:S841-S854.e2

Statement and Recommendations on Interventional Ultrasound as a Thyroid Diagnostic and Treatment Procedure
Dietrich C., Müller T., Bojunga J., Dong Y., Mauri G., Radzina M., Dighe M., Cui X., Grünwald F., Schuler A., Ignee A., Korkusuz H.
Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. 2018 Jan:14-36

Placental abruption and hemorrhage—review of imaging appearance
Fadl S., Linnau K., Dighe M.
Emergency Radiology. 2018 Jan

Dual-Energy Computed Tomography in Body Imaging
Toia G., Kim S., Dighe M., Mileto A.
Seminars in Roentgenology. 2018 Jan

Comparing diffusion tensor and spherical harmonic tractography for in utero studies of fetal brain connectivity
Hunt D., Dighe M., Gatenby C., Studholme C.
Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. 2018 Jan