"I want to build a future where diagnosis of diseases in children is made faster, more accurate and minimally invasive treatments are developed at a rapid pace."
Sanjay P. Prabhu MBBS, FRCR
Staff Pediatric Neuroradiologist, Director, Advanced Image Analysis Lab, Clinical Director, BCH SIMPeds3D Print, Boston Children's Hospital | Assistant Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School
Sanjay Prabhu is a Staff Pediatric Neuroradiologist at Boston Children's Hospital and Assistant Professor of Radiology at the Harvard Medical School. He has served as the Director of the Advanced Image Analysis Lab at Boston Children’s Hospital since 2010. In 2013, Dr. Prabhu was appointed to the position of Clinical Director of the SIMPeds3D print program. Dr. Prabhu completed his radiology training in the United Kingdom in 2005 followed by fellowships in Pediatric Radiology in Melbourne, Australia and subspecialty fellowships in Pediatric Neuroradiology and Cardiac Imaging at Boston Children’s Hospital, including focus on epilepsy imaging, functional MRI, fetal neuroimaging, MR spectroscopy and pediatric cardiac imaging.
His current research interests include 3D printing, imaging of pediatric epilepsy, use of augmented reality, clinical decision support, and machine learning in radiology. He has authored more than 100 peer-reviewed papers and 16 book chapters.
He is currently working on building next generation clinical decision support tools with the hospital’s digital health team and industry partners. His work in the SIMPeds3D print program focuses on evaluating utility of 3D printed models for pediatric surgical simulation, training and patient education. With his team at SIMPeds3D print, he has helped create more than 500 bespoke 3D patient-specific models to help clinicians from various subspecialties in Boston and other parts of the world.
He has a special interest in trainee education and he has served as the Webmaster and social media education coordinator for the World Federation of Pediatric Imaging for the last 4 years.
While visiting the UK in June 2018, Dr. Prabhu will also be one of the keynote speakers at The Medical Imaging Convention 2018 in London at the Excel Center. His talk in London is entitled "3D Printing, Virtual Surgery and Mixed Reality in the OR - Fad or Trend?"
Video of Dr. Prabhu's talk entitled: A Primer to Assess Myelination on MRI Brain Scans in Children