6633-Aaron, Vasantha
Faculty

Vasantha D. Aaron, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology & Imaging Sciences

Address
UH 0279
RADY
IN
Indianapolis, IN

Bio

Vasantha Aaron, MD, is a nuclear medicine radiologist and has been a member of the Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Radiology faculty since 2010. She completed her nuclear medicine fellowship at IU and has given educational lectures at the American Roentgen Ray Society and the Central Chapter of Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging meetings. Dr. Aaron’s interests include developing protocols in fusion imaging, radionuclide therapies, and the advancement of clinical PET/MRI. Dr. Aaron also currently serves as the Medical Director of Radiology for the IU Health Academic Health Center overseeing patient care and imaging and is the Faculty Co-Sponsor of the IU Women in Radiology group.

Key Publications

Nay JW, Aaron VD, Gunderman RB. “Using Radiology to Teach Physiology.” JACR 2011;8(2):117-123

 

Aaron VD. “Chapter 9: Nuclear Medicine. Cases 6-10.” 2014 Approach to Diagnosis: A Case-Based Imaging Review. 2014. ISBN: 978-1-890705-22-0

 

Aaron VD. “Chapter 10: Nuclear Medicine. Cases 5-8.” 2015 Approach to Diagnosis: A Case-Based Imaging Review. 2015. ISBN: 978-1-890705-24-4

 

Aaron VD. “Chapter 9: Nuclear Medicine: Cases 9-12.” 2016 Approach to Diagnosis: A Case-Based Imaging Review. 2016. ISBN: 978-1-890705-26-8

 

Ladd LM, Bonaminio DN, Gonda AS, Gasparis PT, Bell WL, Aaron VD, Heitkamp DE. A Mentorship and Networking Group for Women in Radiology. JACR 2017;14(7):987-990.

 

Heitkamp DE, Ford JM, Madden CM, Smith KL, Nartker MJ, Ponting JM, Steenburg SD, Aaron VD, Kamer AP. Transitioning to Independent Practice: A Successful Fourth-Year Radiology Resident Curriculum. JACR 2017;14(12):1604-1606.

 

Hinton J, Cerra-Franco A, Shiue K, Shea L, Aaron V, Billows G, Al-Hader A, Lautenschlaeger T. Superior Vena Cava Syndrome in a Patient with Locally Advanced Lung Cancer with Good Response to Definitive Chemoradiation: A Case Report. J Medical Case Reports 2018;12:301.

Titles & Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology & Imaging Sciences
  • IUH Adult AHC Radiology Geochief
  • Education
    2010 FEL Indiana University
    2009 RES Indiana University
    2004 MD Indiana University
    1995 AB Washington University
  • Professional Organizations
    American College of Radiology (ACR)
    American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS)
    Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)
    Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Nuclear Medicine - Nuclear Medicine
    American Board of Radiology - Diagnostic Radiology*
  • Awards
    Org: Top Ten Clinical Educator, IU Radiology Residency
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    Scope: University
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    Org: Golden Apple Teaching Award, IU Radiology Residency
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