Sushilkumar (Sushil) K. Sonavane, M.B.B.S., M.D.

Departments

Location

  1. Jacksonville, Florida

Languages

English

Sushil Sonavane is an American board certified radiologist who specializes in cardiothoracic imaging. Dr. Sonavane's expertise includes X-rays/CT/MR of heart, lungs with special interests in:

  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Adult congenital heart disease

After finishing his Radiology residency in at Lokmanya Tilak General Hospital, Mumbai, India (2002-2005), Dr. Sonavane got trained in Pediatric Radiology, Abdomen Radiology and Cardiothoracic Radiology fellowships at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University in St. Louis, MO (2007-2011). Before joining Mayo Clinic, he served as a tenured Associate Professor in the department of Radiology at University of Alabama at Birmingham (2011-2019).

Dr. Sonavane has authored multiple publications in high impact journals and served on national committees including Society of Thoracic Radiology, American Board of Radiology.

  1. 2011
    Fellowship - Cardiothoracic RadiologyBarnes Jewish Hospital, Edward Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology
  2. 2010
    Fellowship - Abdominal RadiologyBarnes Jewish Hospital, Edward Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology
  3. 2008
    Fellowship - Pediatric RadiologySt. Louis Children's Hospital, Edward Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology
  4. 2005
    Residency - Diagnostic Radiology (DMRD, DMRE)Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital and Medical College Sion
  5. 2001
    InternshipSeth GS Medical College and King Edward VII Memorial Hospital (Maharashtra University of Health Sciences)
  6. 2000
    MBBSSeth GS Medical College and King Edward VII Memorial Hospital (Maharashtra University of Health Sciences)
  7. 2000
    MDSeth GS Medical College and King Edward VII Memorial Hospital (Maharashtra University of Health Sciences)

Certifications

  1. 2011
    Diagnostic RadiologyAmerican Board of Radiology

Awards and honors

  1. 2020
    Certificate of Merit and Top 10 ePoster- Educational Exhibit: Don’t Just “Chalk” It Up To Granulomatous Disease: Expanding On The Differential Diagnosis For High-Attenuation Foci In Diffuse Lung Disease.Society of Thoracic Radiology
  2. 2018
    Top 10 Faculty Award for Excellence in Resident EducationUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham
  3. 2015
    Top 10 Faculty Award for Excellence in Resident EducationUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham
  4. 2015
    Top 10 Faculty Award for Excellence in Resident EducationUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham
  5. 2015
    Power of the “A” Award for an educational activity that is making America better. ACR Lung Cancer Screening eLearning Program CommitteeAmerican Society for Association Leadership
  6. 2014
    Top 10 Faculty Award for Excellence in Resident EducationUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham
  7. 2014
    Certificate of Merit- Educational Exhibit: Everything you want to know about superior vena cavaRadiological Society of North America
  8. 2014
    Certificate of Merit- Educational Exhibit: Seeing is believing: Deadly type A aortic dissectionsRadiological Society of North America
  9. 2014
    Certificate of Merit- Educational Exhibit: Ready... Set... Go... How much do I know about esophageal strictures? Radiological Society of North America
  10. 2014
    Certificate of Merit AwardRadiological Society of North America (RSNA) Electronic Exhibit
  11. 2014
    Certificate of Merit AwardRadiological Society of North America (RSNA) Electronic Exhibit
  12. 2014
    Certificate of Merit AwardRadiological Society of North America (RSNA) Electronic Exhibit
  13. 2013
    Top 10 Faculty Award for Excellence in Resident EducationUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham
  14. 2012
    Certificate of Merit- Educational Exhibit: Block, Twist and Turn.... Role of 3D imaging- Vascular and bronchial complications post lung surgeries. Radiological Society of North America
  15. 2012
    Certificate of Merit- Educational Exhibit: The Big, the bad and the ugly: Brief review of blastomas from head to toe.Radiological Society of North America
  16. 2012
    Certificate of Merit- Educational Exhibit: CT features of esophageal malignancies- Pre-and post-treatmentSociety of Thoracic Radiology
  17. 2012
    Certificate of Merit AwardRadiological Society of North America (RSNA) Electronic Exhibit
  18. 2012
    Certificate of Merit AwardRadiological Society of North America (RSNA) Electronic Exhibit
  19. 2012
    Certificate of Merit AwardSociety of Thoracic Radiology (STR) Electronic Exhibit
  20. 2010
    Certificate of Merit- Educational Exhibit: Who is choking me? Biliary strictures – A pictorial reviewAmerican Roentgen Ray Society
  21. 2010
    Certificate of Merit- Educational Exhibit: Beyond reflux esophagitis-Radiologic interpretation of strictures of esophagusRadiological Society of North America
  22. 2010
    Certificate of Merit- Educational Exhibit: Bariatric emergencies for the non-gastrointestinal radiologists: Complications of laparoscopic gastric bandingRadiological Society of North America
  23. 2010
    Certificate of Merit AwardRadiological Society of North America (RSNA) Electronic Exhibit
  24. 2010
    Certificate of Merit AwardRadiological Society of North America (RSNA) Electronic Exhibit

Professional memberships

  1. 2017 - 2020
    MemberMR Modality Group, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  2. 2017 - 2019
    MemberPulmonary, Scientific Abstract Review Subcommittee, American Roentgen Ray Society
  3. 2017 - 2018
    MemberRadiology Quality Council Committee, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  4. 2017 - 2018
    MemberHRCT Protocol and Template Working Group, Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation
  5. 2016 - 2019
    MemberRadiology Clinical Protocol Review Committee, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  6. 2016 - 2018
    MemberRadioisotope & Radiation Safety Committee, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  7. 2016 - 2018
    MemberCyclotron Facility Committee, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  8. 2016 - 2018
    MemberSubcommittee for Human Use, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  9. 2016 - 2017
    MemberEducation Committee, North American Society of Cardiovascular Imaging (NASCI)
  10. 2016 - present
    MemberCardiac Section Committee, Online Assessment (OLA), American Board of Radiology
  11. 2015 - 2019
    MemberPatient Portal Committee For Radiology Reports Display, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  12. 2015
    MemberAppropriate Utilization of Portable Chest Radiographs Committee, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  13. 2015
    Faculty JudgeREADY Presentations, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  14. 2015
    MemberLung Screen eLearning Module Committee, American College of Radiology
  15. 2014 - 2015
    MemberCommunications Committee, North American Society of Cardiovascular Imaging (NASCI)
  16. 2014 - 2019
    MemberMedical Student Research Committee, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  17. 2013 - 2019
    MemberPhysician Incentive Plan Committee, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  18. 2013 - 2019
    MemberClinical Competency Committee, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  19. 2013 - 2018
    MemberRadiology Resident Selection Committee, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  20. 2013 - 2017
    MemberSociety of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
  21. 2013 - 2016
    MemberPublication Committee, Society of Thoracic Radiology
  22. 2012 - 2018
    MemberNorth American Society of Cardiovascular Imaging (NASCI)
  23. 2012 - 2013
    MentorPremedical Scholars Program, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  24. 2010 - present
    MemberSociety of Thoracic Radiology
  25. 2007 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Radiology
  26. 2007 - present
    MemberAmerican Roentgen Ray Society
  27. 2005 - present
    MemberRadiological Society of North America

Publications