Dr. Shylaja Prashanth

Dr. Shylaja Prashanth

Senior Consultant Radiologist - Manipal Hospitals Radiology Group



Highly passionate, confident, dynamic, articulative and self-motivated individual who has 14 years of experience in Radiodiagnosis. Has extensive knowledge of imaging and diagnostic procedures, skilled in reporting various imaging modalities. Committed to delivering top care to all patients and providing an accurate analysis of imaging data, helping the clinicians in treating patients. Capable team player who thrives in a collaborated working environment with multiple skilled professionals and who sees her success with the success of the team. Strong history of improving patient outcomes with accurate and detailed interpretations of radiology data.

Key Highlights

  • Expertise in interpreting various imaging data including radiography, CT and MRI.
  • Experienced in performing and interpreting various ultrasound (including high resolution and fetal medicine) and Doppler studies.
  • Notable for continuous learning and knowledge dissemination through regular case discussions and seminars.
  • Exceptional ability to pinpoint the correct diagnosis when analyzing multimodality imaging data in various clinical scenarios.
  • Excellent communication skills when detailing pertinent information to treating clinician, patients or other staff members.
  • Strong understanding of medical terminology, human anatomy, radiological physics, and other topics in healthcare. Experience Snippet
Experience Snippet
Institution Location Designation Period
Apollo Hospitals Bangalore Registrar July-2009 – May 2010
Columbia Asia Referral Hospital Bangalore Junior Consultant June 2010 – April 2012
ESIC PGIMSR Bangalore Associate Professor April 2012 – Till Date
Educational Background
Institution Location Degree Period
Bangalore Medical College Bangalore MBBS 1998-2004
JJM Medical College Davangere MD – Radiodiagnosis 2006-2009
Technical Expertise / Modalities
Well versed in reporting radiographs (including mammograms and radiography procedures), Ultrasound (including high resolution ultrasounds, DOPPLER and ultrasound guided interventions, CT (including angiograms, enterography, and cardiac CT) and MRI (including special studies like angiograms, MRCP, Flow studies and cardiac MRI) Have developed subspeciality in Women’s imaging, musculoskeletal and cardiac imaging.
Papers (Top 5)
Dr. Shylaja Prashanth, Dr. Naveen Kumar N. Comparative study of MRI and arthroscopy in diagnosing meniscal and cruciate ligament tears. Int J Radiol Diagn Imaging 2020;3(3):28-31. DOI: 10.33545/26644436.2020.v3.i3a.113
Dr. Naveen Kumar, Dr. Shylaja Prashanth. Accuracy of MRI in diagnosing rotator cuff and labral tears of shoulder. Int J Orthop Sci 2020;6(2):01-04. DOI: 10.22271/ortho.2020.v6.i2a.2008
Nishaa Pratap, Shylaja Prashanth, Kusuma Naik M V, Deepthi R, Satish Prasad B S. Role of HRCT thorax in predicting the severity of lung involvement among covid 19 patients in establishing the utility of vaccine -A comparative study. Annals of Community Health (AoCH) pISSN 2347-5455 | eISSN 2347-5714.
Belaguthi, P. P. K., Prashanth, S., Dasegowda, G., Sadaf, S., & Mirmire, S. (2022). Radiation exposure in pregnancy: need for awareness. International Journal Of Community Medicine And Public Health, 9(7), 2987– 2991. https://doi.org/10.18203/2394-6040.ijcmph20221771
Kasilingam SK, Prashanth S, Govindagoudar MB, Devaramani B, Swamygowda CC. Idiopathic Pulmonary Hemosiderosis in an Adult with Unusual Radiologic Features. J Postgrad Med Edu Res 2014;48(4):199-200.
Experience Details
@ESIC PGIMSR (April 2012 – Till Date) – Associate Professor – Department of Radiodiagnosis


Joined the department when it was at its infant stage as Head of Department- Radiodiagnosis- Academics. I set the house clean, streamlined things in the department.

Key Achievements

  • Started active clincial case discussions for the first time in the department, helping clinician to reach the diagnosis and continuing till date.
  • Taking over CT and MRI section of the department from the outsourced vendor. Single-handily prepared the business case, got the technician staff trained and worked along with team to` develop SOP for CT and MRI department and achieved smooth workflow.
  •  Over the course of 10 years of my stay, have demonstrated activities for the department, college, hospital and most importantly the patients and their care in our Hospital and College.
  •  Have actively participated in clinicoradiologicopathological meet.
  •  Started Postgraduation in 2022, became a guide since then.
  • Have been a part of various research projects and have published eight publications in various national and international journals.
  •  Have undergone training in cardiac MRI and CT in workshops conducted by Narayana Hrudyalaya, Bangalore and Sri Sathya Sai institute of medical sciences and research in co-ordination with University of Pennsylvania.
  •  Teach radiology to undergraduate medical students and residents of various departments.
  •  Train and supervise residents in clinical and research activities.
  •  Participate in departmental and institutional committees and initiatives.
  •  Participate in quality improvement initiatives and ensure compliance with regulatory standards.
  •  Conduct multidisciplinary meets to discuss patient cases.

@Kanva Diagnostics (May 2022 – Till Date) – Part time Consultant – Department of Radiodiagnosis

Kanva (Nagarbhavi) is a well-known diagnostic center with state of the art facilities equipped with 256 slice CT and 3T MRI (~ 40-50 cases per day). I have been working as part time consultant reporting only CT and MRI cases.

@Columbia Asia Referral Hospital Yeshwantpur (now Manipal Hospital) (June 2010 – April 2012) – Junior Consultant – Department of Radiodiagnosis

  • As a junior consultant, I have worked in ultrasound, CT and MRI section and done night duties and 24 hrs. duties on rotational basis.
  • Worked in BAPTIST hospital ultrasound department and in charge of clinicoradiological meet in BAPTIST hospital (radiology department of BAPTIST hospital was outsourced to COLUMBIA ASIA then). Ensure compliance with regulatory standards and participate in academic activities.

@Apollo Hospitals (July 2009 – May 2010) – Registrar – Department of Radiodiagnosis

  • Was predominantly doing evaluation of infertility (Follicular imaging, HSG), fetal medicine (Antenatal imaging) and Pediatric imaging (Neurosonogram).
  • Interpret imaging studies to provide accurate diagnosis.
  • Communicate findings to referring physicians and other healthcare professionals.
  • Participate in multidisciplinary conferences to discuss patient cases.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory standards and participate in quality improvement initiative