Ajit H. Goenka, M.D.

  1. Nuclear Medicine Specialist
  2. Radiologist


  1. Mukherjee S, Patra A, Khasawneh H, Korfiatis P, Rajamohan N, Suman G, Majumder S, Panda A, Johnson MP, Larson NB, Wright DE, Kline TL, Fletcher JG, Chari ST, Goenka AH. Radiomics-Based Machine Learning Models Can Detect Pancreatic Cancer on Prediagnostic CTs at a Substantial Lead Time Prior to Clinical Diagnosis. Gastroenterology. 2022 Jul 1 Epub 2022 July 01
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  2. Rajamohan N, Goenka AH. Beyond the AJR: FDG PET/MRI Has the Potential to Improve the Detection of Peritoneal Carcinomatosis Compared With Standard-of-Care Imaging. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2022 Jun 29; 1 Epub 2022 June 29
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  3. Thompson SM, Suman G, Torbenson MS, Chen ZE, Jondal DE, Patra A, Ehman EC, Andrews JC, Fleming CJ, Welch BT, Kurup AN, Roberts LR, Watt KD, Truty MJ, Cleary SP, Smoot RL, Heimbach JK, Tran NH, Mahipal A, Yin J, Zemla T, Wang C, Fogarty Z, Jacobson M, Kemp BJ, Venkatesh SK, Johnson GB, Woodrum DA, Goenka AH. PSMA as a Theranostic Target in Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Immunohistochemistry and (68) Ga-PSMA-11 PET Using Cyclotron-Produced (68) Ga. Hepatol Commun. 2022 May; 6 (5):1172-1185 Epub 2021 Nov 15
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  4. Rajamohan N, Khasawneh H, Singh A, Suman G, Johnson GB, Majumder S, Halfdanarson TR, Goenka AH. PET/CT and PET/MRI in neuroendocrine neoplasms. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2022 Apr 15 [Epub ahead of print]
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  5. Galgano SJ, Morani AC, Gopireddy DR, Sharbidre K, Bates DDB, Goenka AH, Arif-Tiwari H, Itani M, Iravani A, Javadi S, Faria S, Lall C, Bergsland E, Verma S, Francis IR, Halperin DM, Chatterjee D, Bhosale P, Yano M. Pancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms: a 2022 update for radiologists. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2022 Mar 4 Epub 2022 Mar 04
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  6. Patra A, Khasawneh H, Suman G, Nathan MA, Packard AT, Johnson GB, Goenka AH. Atypical Metastases in the Abdomen and Pelvis From Biochemically Recurrent Prostate Cancer: (11)C-Choline PET/CT With Multimodality Correlation. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2022 Jan; 218 (1):141-150 Epub 2021 Aug 04
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  7. Panda A, Garg I, Truty MJ, Kline TL, Johnson MP, Ehman EC, Suman G, Anaam DA, Kemp BJ, Johnson GB, Halfdanarson TR, Venkatesh SK, Fidler JL, Goenka AH. Borderline Resectable and Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer: FDG PET/MRI and CT Tumor Metrics for Assessment of Pathologic Response to Neoadjuvant Therapy and Prediction of Survival. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2021 Sep; 217 (3):730-740 Epub 2020 Oct 21
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  8. Suman G, Patra A, Korfiatis P, Majumder S, Chari ST, Truty MJ, Fletcher JG, Goenka AH. Quality gaps in public pancreas imaging datasets: Implications & challenges for AI applications. Pancreatology. 2021 Aug; 21 (5):1001-1008 Epub 2021 Apr 02
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  9. Olson MC, Navin PJ, Welle CL, Goenka AH. Small bowel radiology. Curr Opin Gastroenterol. 2021 May 1; 37 (3):267-274
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  10. Panda A, Korfiatis P, Suman G, Garg SK, Polley EC, Singh DP, Chari ST, Goenka AH. Two-stage deep learning model for fully automated pancreas segmentation on computed tomography: Comparison with intra-reader and inter-reader reliability at full and reduced radiation dose on an external dataset. Med Phys. 2021 May; 48 (5):2468-2481 Epub 2021 Mar 16
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  11. Garg I, Nathan MA, Packard AT, Kwon ED, Larson NB, Lowe V, Davis BJ, Haloi R, Mahon ML, Goenka AH. (11)C-choline positron emission tomography/computed tomography for detection of disease relapse in patients with history of biochemically recurrent prostate cancer and prostate-specific antigen View PubMed
  12. Truty MJ, Kendrick ML, Nagorney DM, Smoot RL, Cleary SP, Graham RP, Goenka AH, Hallemeier CL, Haddock MG, Harmsen WS, Mahipal A, McWilliams RR, Halfdanarson TR, Grothey AF. Factors Predicting Response, Perioperative Outcomes, and Survival Following Total Neoadjuvant Therapy for Borderline/Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer. Ann Surg. 2021 Feb 1; 273 (2):341-349
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  13. Wang ZJ, Arif-Tiwari H, Zaheer A, Ameli S, Bhosale PR, Do RK, Goenka AH, Guimares AR, Sangster GP, Soloff EV, Tamm EP, Zins M, Kambadakone AR. Therapeutic response assessment in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma: society of abdominal radiology review paper on the role of morphological and functional imaging techniques. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2020 Dec; 45 (12):4273-4289 Epub 2020 Sept 16
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  14. Suman G, Panda A, Korfiatis P, Edwards ME, Garg S, Blezek DJ, Chari ST, Goenka AH. Development of a volumetric pancreas segmentation CT dataset for AI applications through trained technologists: a study during the COVID 19 containment phase. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2020 Dec; 45 (12):4302-4310 Epub 2020 Sept 16
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  15. Singh DP, Sheedy S, Goenka AH, Wells M, Lee NJ, Barlow J, Sharma A, Kandlakunta H, Chandra S, Garg SK, Majumder S, Levy MJ, Takahashi N, Chari ST. Computerized tomography scan in pre-diagnostic pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma: Stages of progression and potential benefits of early intervention: A retrospective study. Pancreatology. 2020 Oct; 20 (7):1495-1501 Epub 2020 Aug 11
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  16. Panda A, Goenka AH, Hope TA, Veit-Haibach P. PET/Magnetic Resonance Imaging Applications in Abdomen and Pelvis. Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 2020 Aug; 28 (3):369-380
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  17. Kim S, Marcus R, Wells ML, Sheedy SP, Hansel SL, Bruining DH, Barlow JM, Carter RE, Lee YS, Johnson MP, Fidler JL, Goenka AH, McCollough CH, Fletcher JG. The evolving role of imaging for small bowel neuroendocrine neoplasms: estimated impact of imaging and disease-free survival in a retrospective observational study. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2020 Mar; 45 (3):623-631
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  18. Quinn KP, Prothero BL, Russell JM, Hegge RJ, von AG, Larson PA, Christofferson SN, Smyrk TC, Mathis KL, Goenka AH, Sheedy SP, Bruining DH, Fletcher JG, Loftus EV, Raffals LE. Impact of multidisciplinary eBoard on the management of patients with complex inflammatory bowel disease. Crohn's & Colitis 360. 2019; 1(2):otz013.
  19. Panda A, Garg I, Johnson GB, Truty MJ, Halfdanarson TR, Goenka AH. Molecular radionuclide imaging of pancreatic neoplasms. Lancet Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019 Jul; 4 (7):559-570
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  20. Broski SM, Goenka AH, Kemp BJ, Johnson GB. Clinical PET/MRI: 2018 Update. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2018 Aug; 211 (2):295-313 Epub 2018 June 27
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  21. Parvinian A, Martin-Macintosh EL, Goenka AH, Durski JM, Mullan BP, Kemp BJ, Johnson GB. (11)C-Choline PET/CT for Detection and Localization of Parathyroid Adenomas. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2018 Feb; 210 (2):418-422 Epub 2017 Nov 15
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  22. Yeh R, Dercle L, Garg I, Wang ZJ, Hough DM, Goenka AH. The Role of 18F-FDG PET/CT and PET/MRI in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2018 Feb; 43 (2):415-434
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  23. Allen BC, Florez E, Sirous R, Lirette ST, Griswold M, Remer EM, Wang ZJ, Bieszczad JE, Cox KL, Goenka AH, Howard-Claudio CM, Kang HC, Nandwana SB, Sanyal R, Shinagare AB, Henegan JC, Storrs J, Davenport MS, Ganeshan B, Vasanji A, Rini B, Smith AD. Comparative Effectiveness of Tumor Response Assessment Methods: Standard of Care Versus Computer-Assisted Response Evaluation. JCO Clin Cancer Inform. 2017 Nov; 1:1-16
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  24. Garg I, Graham RP, VanBuren WM, Goenka AH, Torbenson MS, Venkatesh SK. Hepatic segmental atrophy and nodular elastosis: imaging features. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2017 Oct; 42 (10):2447-2453
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  25. Garg I, Baladron Zanetti MJ, Yasir S, Goenka AH, Kendi AT. PET/CT in an 8-Year-Old Girl With Epstein-Barr Virus-Associated Smooth Muscle Tumor. Clin Nucl Med. 2017 Oct; 42 (10):770-772
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  26. Olson MC, Atwell TD, Mynderse LA, King BF, Welch T, Goenka AH. CT-guided transgluteal biopsy for systematic sampling of the prostate in patients without rectal access: a 13-year single-center experience. Eur Radiol. 2017 Aug; 27 (8):3326-3332 Epub 2016 Dec 14
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  27. Garg I, Thoendel MJ, Goenka AH. Lymphogranuloma Venereum Proctitis. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Aug; 15 (8):A29-A30 Epub 2017 Mar 29
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  28. Fidler JL, Goenka AH, Fleming CJ, Andrews JC. Small Bowel Imaging: Computed Tomography Enterography, Magnetic Resonance Enterography, Angiography, and Nuclear Medicine. Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am. 2017 Jan; 27: (1)133-152.
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  29. Leitch CE, Goenka AH, Howe BM, Broski SM. Imaging features of Paget's disease on 11C choline PET/CT. Am J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2017; 7 (3):105-110 Epub 2017 July 15
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  30. Goenka AH, Herts BR, Dong F, Obuchowski NA, Primak AN, Karim W, Baker ME. Image noise, cnr, and detectability of low-contrast, low-attenuation liver lesions in a phantom: effects of radiation exposure, phantom size, integrated circuit detector, and iterative reconstruction Radiology. 2016; 280: (2)475-82.
  31. Goenka AH, Dong F, Wildman B, et al. CT Radiation Dose Optimization and Tracking Program at a Large Quaternary-Care Health Care System. J Am Coll Radiol. 2015 Jul; 12(7):703-10.
  32. Kiehl E, Shivapour D, Goenka AH, Jabel WA. Male Breast Uptake in Rubidium-82 PET due to Spironolactone-Induced Gynecomastia. J Nucl Cardiol.2015;
  33. Goenka AH, Dong F, Herts BR. Bundling of Abdomen/Pelvis CT Codes and Change in Ionizing Radiation Exposure. J Am Coll Radiol. 2015 Jan; 12(1):116.
  34. Goenka AH, Schoenhagen P, Bolen MA, et al. Multidimensional MDCT Angiography in the Context of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI). AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Oct; 203(4):749-758.
  35. Goenka AH, Herts BR, Obuchowski NA, et al. Effect of Reduced Radiation Exposure & Iterative Reconstruction on Detection of Low-Contrast, Low-Attenuation (LCLA) Lesions in an Anthropomorphic Liver Phantom: An 18-reader study. Radiology.2014 Jul;272:(1):154-63.
  36. Dinkel J, Khalilzadeh O, Phan CM, Goenka AH, et al. Technical limitations of dual energy CT in neuroradiology:30 month institutional experience and review of literature. J Neurointerv Surg.2014;(20):
  37. Goenka AH, Wang Wang H, Flamm SD. Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging for the investigation of cardiovascular disorders Part 2: Emerging applications. Tex Heart Inst J.2014;41:(2):135-43.
  38. Goenka AH, Flamm SD. Cardiac Magnetic ResonanceImaging for the Investigation of Cardiovascular Disorders Part 1:Current Applications. Tex Heart Inst J.2014;41:(1):7-20.
  39. Goenka AH. Disseminated cysticercosis. AM J Trop Med Hyg. 2013 Nov; 89(5):1033.
  40. Goenka AH, Remer EM, Smith AD, et al. Development of a Clinical Prediction Model for Malignancy Risk Assessment in Bosniak III Renal Lesions. Urology. 2013 Sep; 82((3)):630-5.
  41. Karunanithi S, Sharma P, Kumar A, Khangembam BC, Bandopadhyaya GP, Kumar R, Goenka AH, et al. Comparative diagnostic accuracy of contrast-enhanced MRI and (18)F-FDOPAPET/CT in recurrent glioma. Eur Radiol.2013;23:(9):2628-35.
  42. Goenka AH, Shah SN, Remer EM, Berber E. Adrenal Imaging: A Primer for Oncosurgeons. J Surg Oncol. 2012 Oct 1; 1065(5):543-8.
  43. Goenka AH, Shah SN, Remer Em. Imaging of the Retroperitoneum. Radiol Clin North Am. 2012 Mar; 50(2):333-55vii.
  44. Goenka AH, Kumar A. Whole-body MRI and disseminated cysticercosis. Indian J Radiol Imaging. 2011 Apr; 21(2):157-8.
  45. Goenka AH, Sharma S, Ramachandran V, et al. Giant Fibrovascular polyp of oesophagus: Report of a case. Surg Today.2011;41:(1):120-4.
  46. Goenka AH, Garg A. Pseudomuscular Male with Seizures: Disseminated cysticercosis. Int JInfect Dis.2010;14:(Suppl 3):e385-7.
  47. Goenka AH, Kular A, Khera R, et al. Toddler with inappropriate laughter episodes: Hypothalamic Hamartoma. J Clin Neurosci.2010;17:(6):761, 817.
  48. Goenka AH, Mukund A, Ahuja J, et al. Reversible lesion in the splenium of corpus callosum in a child with influenza-associated encephalitis-encephalopathy (IAEE). J Clin Neurosci. 2010 May; 17(5):607, 678.
  49. Das CJ, Goenka AH, Srivastava DN. MR-guided abdominal biopsy using a 1.5-Tesla closed system: a feasibility study. Abdom Imaging. 2010 Apr; 35: (2)218-23.
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  50. Kumar A, Goenka AH, Choudhary A, et al. Disseminated cysticercosis in a child: Whole-body MR diagnosis with the use of parallel imaging. Pediatr Radiol.2010;40:(2):223-7.
  51. Goenka AH, Kumar A, Sharma R. MR spectroscopy for differentiation of recurrent glioma from radiation-induced changes. AJR Am J Roentgenol.2009;193:(6):W569-70.
  52. Goenka AH, Das CJ, Sharma R. Nephrogenic System Fibrosis: A Review of the New Conundrum. Natl Med J India.2009;22:(6):302-6.
  53. Goenka AH, Parihar M, Sharma R, et al. 3-D MR imaging of ectopia vasa deferentia. Pediatr Radiol. 2009 Nov; 39(11):1246-9.
  54. Goenka AH, Das CJ, Singh KK, et al. Case of the Season: Pain and Vomiting in an Elderly Female. Semin Roentgenol.2009;44:(4):218-20.
  55. Goenka AH, Das CJ, Goel P, et al. Giant primary posterior mediastinal hydatid cyst in a child report of a case and review of literature. Pediatr Surg Int. 2009 Jul; 25(7):647-9.
  56. Goenka AH, Garg PK, Sharma R, et al. Spontaneous fracture of an uncovered enteral stent with proximal migration of fractured segment into cervical esophagus: first report. Endoscopy. 2009; 41(Suppl 2):E204-5.
  57. Goenka AH, Das CJ, Seth A. Scrotal extension of mesenteric liposarcoma. Eur J Radiol Extra. 2008 Nov; 68(2):e79-81.
  58. Goenka AH, Jain V, Sharma R, et al. MR Diagnosis of penile agenesis; is it just absence of a phallus? Pediatr Radiol. 2008 Oct; 38(10):109-12.
  59. Goenka AH, Kulkarni HS. The Laureate, the Worm, and Rnai; an Interview with Professor Craig Mello, Nobel Prize Winner in Medicine 2006. Student BMJ. 2008; 1(19):16.
  60. Goenka AH. Rustom Jal Vakil & the Saga of Rauwolfia serpentina. J Med Biogr.2007;15:(4):195-200.
  61. Kulkarni HS, Goenka AH. Science and Sensibility; an interview with Rolf M Zinkernagel, Nobel Prize Winner for Medicine 1996. Med Gen Med. 2007; 9:28.
  62. Goenka AH, Jethwani KS. KEM Hospital's response to serial bomb blasts in the Mumbai suburban trains on 11th July 2006: Students' perspective. Journal of Postgraduate Medicine.2006;52:(4):330.
  63. Goenka AH, Kulkarni HS. Tribute to the Indomitable Spirit of Jivraj Mehta. J Postgrad Med.2006;52:(3):226-9.
  64. Goenka AH. Medical Undergraduate Research - The Game is Worth the Candle!. J Postgrad Med.2005;51:(3):236-7.