Radiology Personnel

Dushyant Sahani, MD

Department Chair and Professor

Abdominal Imaging


Dushyant Sahani, MD, is a professor and chair of radiology at the University of Washington since 2019.  He is currently involved in investigating new CT technologies such as multi-energy scanners and their impact on patient care, patient safety, healthcare cost and outcomes. 

Dr. Sahani has contributed more than 345 peer reviewed original articles and reviews to medical literature, numerous book chapters, and he has co-edited two textbooks. His work has appeared in journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, Nature Medicine, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Hepatology, Radiology, American Journal of Roentgenology, Annals of Surgery, Investigative Radiology, and European Journal of Radiology. He has delivered more than 300 lectures nationally and internationally. He has been a visiting professor at numerous universities in the United States and abroad.  He served as 2008-2009 “Visiting Professor” of the Society of Abdominal Radiology and the 2016 International Visiting Professor for the Radiological Society of North America. 

He is an associate editor for Abdominal Imaging, serves on the editorial board of JCAT and is a reviewer for more than 25 scientific journals. Dr. Sahani is also a fellow member of all leading radiological societies including: ACR, ARRS, CMR, ESGR, NERRS, RSNA, SABI (formerly SCBT/MR) and SGR. In 2005 and 2007, he earned a research award from the Society of Gastrointestinal Radiology, and a Hounsfield award from the Society of Computed Body Tomography and MR in 2005. Dr. Sahani is the past president of SCBT-MR and Vice President for International Society of Computed Tomography (ISCT). 

Recent Publications (via Semantic Scholar)

Intra-patient variability of iodine quantification across different dual-energy CT platforms: assessment of normalization techniques
Simon Lennartz, Jinjin Cao, N. Pisuchpen, et al. - Published 2024 - EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY

Diagnostic performance and feasibility of dual-layer detector dual-energy CT for characterization of urinary stones in patients of different sizes
N. Pisuchpen, A. Parakh, Jinjin Cao, et al. - Published 2023 - ABDOMINAL RADIOLOGY

Dual-Energy Computed Tomography: Technological Considerations.
Ryan Chung, B. Dane, B. Yeh, et al. - Published 2023 - THE RADIOLOGIC CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA

The why, who, how, and what of communicating CT radiation risks to patients and healthcare providers
N. Mroueh, A. Parakh, J. Serrao, et al. - Published 2023 - ABDOMINAL RADIOLOGY

Optimal Abdominal CT Image Quality in Non-Lean Patients: Customization of CM Injection Protocols and Low-Energy Acquisitions
F. Macrì, E. Khasanova, Bonnie T. Niu, et al. - Published 2023 - DIAGNOSTICS

Renal Lesion Characterization by Dual-Layer Dual-Energy CT: Comparison of Virtual and True Unenhanced Images.
Jinjin Cao, S. Lennartz, N. Pisuchpen, et al. - Published 2022 - AJR. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ROENTGENOLOGY

American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy guideline on screening for pancreatic cancer in individuals with genetic susceptibility: methodology and review of evidence.
Audrey H. Calderwood, M. Sawhney, Nirav C. Thosani, et al. - Published 2022 - GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPY

ASGE guideline on screening for pancreatic cancer in individuals with genetic susceptibility: summary and recommendations.
M. Sawhney, Audrey H. Calderwood, Nirav C. Thosani, et al. - Published 2022 - GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPY

Comparison of Four Dual-Energy CT Scanner Technologies for Determining Renal Stone Composition: A Phantom Approach.
A. Pourvaziri, A. Parakh, Jinjin Cao, et al. - Published 2022 - RADIOLOGY

Renal lesion characterization: clinical utility of single-phase dual-energy CT compared to MRI and dual-phase single-energy CT
A. Pourvaziri, A. Mojtahed, P. Hahn, et al. - Published 2022 - EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY