• Aparna Singhal, M.D. completed her medical school training from Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India where she received several awards. She then joined UCLA department of Radiology as a post-doctoral research scholar where she worked in the fields of MR Spectroscopy and MR Angiography. After completing her residency training in Diagnostic Radiology from St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, CT and neuroradiology fellowship training at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, she joined the faculty in the UAB neuroradiology section.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2023 Radiomics for differentiation of the posterior fossa pilocytic astrocytoma versus hemangioblastomas in adults. A pilot studyClinical Imaging.  93:26-30. 2023
    2023 Subcortical signal alteration of corticospinal tracts. A radiologic manifestation of ARIA: A case reportRadiology Case Reports.  18:275-279. 2023
    2022 Call to Action: Women in Neuroradiology's Group (WINNERS)-Is There a Need?American Journal of Neuroradiology.  43:1396-1399. 2022
    2022 Clarification of Lumbar Puncture Risk Categorization in Consensus Guidelines for Periprocedural Management of Thrombotic and Bleeding Risk 2022
    2022 Fuzzy SideJournal of Neuro-Ophthalmology.  42:e527. 2022
    2022 Reply to the letter: “Letter to the editor regarding differentiating fat embolism from critical illness associated cerebral microbleeds.”Clinical Imaging.  83:194. 2022
    2022 Navigating parental leave as a leader in radiology: Commentary on challenges and strategiesClinical Imaging.  82:58-62. 2022
    2022 Clinical applications of diffusion-weighted sequence in brain imaging: beyond stroke 2022
    2021 Brainstem Encephalitis. The Role of Imaging in DiagnosisCurrent Problems in Diagnostic Radiology.  50:946-960. 2021
    2021 Skull base osteomyelitis imagingCurrent Opinion in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery.  29:333-341. 2021
    2021 Beyond the AJR: “Assessment of brain injury using portable, low-field magnetic resonance imaging at the bedside of critically ill patients”American Journal of Roentgenology.  217:259. 2021
    2021 Current Status and Quality of Machine Learning-Based Radiomics Studies for Glioma Grading: A Systematic Review 2021
    2021 Susceptibility-Weighted Imaging in Neurodegenerative Disorders: A ReviewJournal of Neuroimaging.  31:459-470. 2021
    2021 Skull base osteomyelitis: A comprehensive imaging reviewAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology.  42:404-413. 2021
    2020 A solitary hypothalamic metastasis from prostatic cancer mimicking a giant thrombotic aneurysm and presenting with intraventricular hemorrhage and acute hydrocephalus: a case report 2020
    2020 Critical illness-associated cerebral microbleed in a patient with sickle cell disease: A case report and review of the literatureClinical Imaging.  68:184-187. 2020
    2020 Bing-Neel syndrome mimicking a meningiomaNeurology.  95:838-839. 2020
    2020 Neuroimaging of the Pituitary Gland: Practical Anatomy and PathologyRadiologic Clinics of North America.  58:1115-1133. 2020
    2020 Prevalence of sigmoid sinus dehiscence and diverticulum among adults with skull base cephalocelesAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology.  41:1251-1255. 2020
    2020 F-FDG Uptake in a T2 Hypointense Paraspinal MassClinical Nuclear Medicine.  45:385-386. 2020
    2020 Rare cause of cystic cerebellopontine angle lesionJournal of Clinical Neuroscience.  72:423-424. 2020
    2020 Rare cause of cystic cerebellopontine angle lesion: AnswerJournal of Clinical Neuroscience.  72:497-498. 2020
    2020 Improving body imaging throughput in the midst of COVID-19 2020
    2020 Pseudohypoxic Brain Swelling: Report of 2 Cases and Introduction of the Lentiform Rim Sign as Potential MRI MarkerWorld Neurosurgery.  133:221-226. 2020
    2019 Multi-channel local ternary pattern for content-based image retrievalPattern Analysis and Applications.  22:1585-1596. 2019
    2019 Spontaneous “pneumo-apoplexy” as a presentation of pituitary adenomaClinical Imaging.  58:152-155. 2019
    2019 Luxury perfusion: A paradoxical finding and pitfall of CT perfusion in subacute infarction of brainRadiology Case Reports.  14:6-9. 2019
    2018 Imaging of Inflammatory Disorders of Salivary GlandsNeuroimaging Clinics of North America.  28:255-272. 2018
    2017 Central nervous system fungal infection in a young male with a history of intravenous drug abuse and hepatitis CRadiology Case Reports.  12:590-596. 2017
    2017 Absent vascular signal on time-of-flight magnetic resonance angiography due to recent ferumoxytol infusion 2017
    2015 Complex cerebellopontine angle mass in a patient with a history of fallsJAMA Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.  141:183-184. 2015
    2014 Imaging of the temporomandibular joint: An update.World Journal of Radiology.  6:567-582. 2014
    2014 State of the art epilepsy imaging: An updateClinical Nuclear Medicine.  39:511-526. 2014
    2013 Complicated penetrating ulcer of the ascending aorta: Similar to dissection, yet differentConnecticut medicine.  77:91-93. 2013
    2012 Neonatal testicular torsion with an unusual sonographic featureJournal of Clinical Ultrasound.  40:243-246. 2012
    2010 Abdominal pain in a young man with severe hypertensionGastroenterology.  139. 2010

    Research Overview

  • Dr. Singhal is a prolific researcher with several publications and presentations to her credit and is also a reviewer for journals in various fields of medicine. She served on the Graduate Medical Education and Transitional Year Education Committees during her residency, and also served as Chief Resident for 2 years. She was selected for the ‘Introduction to Academic Radiology’ course held at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting in 2010 and received the Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award by RSNA in recognition of outstanding radiology research in 2012. She is a member of the RSNA and ARRS. Dr. Singhal’s area of clinical practice and research is neuroimaging.
  • Education And Training

  • St. Vincents Medical Center, Residency
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (MBBS), 2004
  • Full Name

  • Aparna Singhal