Sanjeev Bhalla, MD

Chief, Cardiothoracic Imaging

Professor of Radiology
Vice Chair, Education
Co-Director, Body CT
Assistant Director, Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program

Clinical Expertise:
Cardiothoracic Clinical Leadership

Sanjeev Bhalla, MD, is a professor of radiology and chief of cardiothoracic imaging at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology (MIR) at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He also co-directs the body CT service at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. In 2015, Bhalla was named vice chair for education, where he helps oversee MIR’s programs for medical students, prospective trainees, current trainees and alumni. An alumnus of MIR’s diagnostic radiology residency and fellowship programs, he was named chief resident in 1998 and fellow of the year in 2000.

Bhalla currently serves as deputy editor of Radiology Cardiothoracic Imaging and is an active member of various organizations, including the American Roentgen Ray Society and the Society of Thoracic Radiology, where he is president-elect. He is the current Cardiopulmonary Trustee for the American Board of Radiology and a four-time winner of the Honored Educator Award from the Radiological Society of North America, where he was also named to the Board of Directors in 2020. Bhalla earned his medical degree from Columbia University in New York and his bachelor’s from Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut.

Clinical Interest

body computed tomography/magnetic resonance, chest biopsies, special interest in cardiac imaging

Research Interests

body computed tomography/magnetic resonance, chest biopsies, special interest in cardiac imaging

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Education History

Fellowship

Thoracic Imaging, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Residency

Diagnostic Radiology, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Medical Degree

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Undergraduate

Yale University

Associations

Board of Directors, Radiological Society of North America
President, Society of Thoracic Radiology
Cardiopulmonary trustee, American Board of Radiology
American Roentgen Ray Society
American Society of Emergency Radiology
American College of Radiology

Awards

2019 Fleischner Society
2001-2018 Outstanding Teaching Award, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology
2017, 2011, 2003 Teacher of the Year, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology
2015-2018 Honored Educator Award, Radiological Society of North America