Radiology Personnel

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

Section Chief, Abdominal Imaging
Abdominal Imaging


Dr. Dighe is section chief of abdominal imaging 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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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

Limited Ultrasound Protocol for Upper Extremity Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter Monitoring: A Pilot Study in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Motz P., Arnim A., Likes M., Chabra S., Traudt C., Iyer R., Dighe M.
Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine. 2019 May:1341-1347

A Nomogram of Lateral Abdominal Wall Fat Thickness in Normal Third Trimester Fetuses
Dubinsky T., O'Regan J., Sonneborn R., Hippe D., Dighe M., Moshiri M.
Ultrasound Quarterly. 2019 Mar:30-34

Inter-observer Variability in the American College of Radiology Thyroid Imaging Reporting and Data System: In-Depth Analysis and Areas for Improvement
Itani M., Assaker R., Moshiri M., Dubinsky T., Dighe M.
Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. 2019 Feb:461-470

Bladder Cancer Multidisciplinary Clinic (BCMC) Model Influences Disease Assessment and Impacts Treatment Recommendations
Diamantopoulos L., Winters B., Grivas P., Ngo S., Zeng J., Hsieh A., Gore J., Liao J., Yu E., Schade G., Psutka S., Schweizer M., Lee J., Dighe M., Lin D., Cheng H., Daya J., Tretiakova M., True L., Russell K., Vakar-Lopez F., Montgomery R., Wright J.
Bladder Cancer. 2019 Jan:289-298

Primary Intra-abdominal Ewing’s Sarcoma in Adults: A Multimodality Imaging Spectrum
Revannagowda S., Gangadhar K., Akaike G., Dighe M.
Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology. 2019 Jan

Imaging of transgender patients: expected findings and complications of gender reassignment therapy
Shergill A., Camacho A., Horowitz J., Jha P., Ascher S., Berchmans E., Slama J., Nougaret S., Wasnik A., Robbins J., Dighe M., Wang C., Nimhuircheartaigh J., Phillips J., Menias C., Brook O.
Abdominal Radiology. 2019 Jan

Point-of-care ultrasound for peripherally inserted central catheter monitoring: A pilot study
Motz P., Von Saint Andre Von Arnim A., Iyer R., Chabra S., Likes M., Dighe M.
Journal of Perinatal Medicine. 2019 Jan

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