Amrutha Ramachandran, MD Joins UCSF Radiology Faculty

Amrutha Ramachandran, MD, has joined our faculty as an assistant professor of clinical radiology.The UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging is pleased to announce that Amrutha Ramachandran, MD has joined our faculty as an assistant professor of clinical radiology starting on November 1, 2022.

"Dr. Ramachandran will work with Dr. Jason Talbott and Dr. Shital Gandhi to interpret the growing volume of emergency studies, especially in the evening hours. We are delighted to make this investment in patient care while simultaneously enhancing the after-hours on-call experience for our residents rotating at ZSFG," says Christopher Hess, MD, PhD, UCSF Radiology chair. 

Dr. Ramachandran completed medical school at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal in Karnataka, India. After an internship at MetroWest Medical Center Framingham, Massachusetts, Dr. Ramachandran completed her radiology residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital and the University of Miami, where she also served as chief resident. She started at UCSF as a neuroradiology fellow in 2020 after which she spent a year as a clinical instructor in neuroradiology.

During her clinical instructor year, Dr. Ramachandran focused on pediatric neuroimaging with an interest in fetal MRI and pediatric tumor imaging. She also has a keen interest in ER and trauma and emergency imaging. Dr. Ramachandran contributes regularly to radiology QA/QI, including optimizing imaging protocols and standardizing reporting templates. Dr. Ramachandran's research interests are in musculoskeletal imaging and pediatric neuroimaging.

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