Sumit Pruthi, M.D.

Associate Professor
Faculty Appointments
Associate Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences Associate Professor of Pediatrics
M.D., University of Mumbai, Mumbai, India
Clinical Description
Sumit Pruthi, M.B.B.S., earned his medical degree from Grant Medical College in Mumbai, India and completed a residency in Radiology at L.T.M. General Hospital in Sion, India. He completed a fellowship in Neuroradiology at University of Washington Medical Center and a fellowship in Pediatric Radiology at Seattle Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center. Dr. Pruthi joined the Vanderbilt faculty in 2010 as Assistant Professor after practicing at Seattle’s Children’s Hospital for three years. He was appointed Associate Professor of Radiology & Pediatrics in 2015. He is currently chief of Pediatric Neuroradiology, fellowship director at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, and holds a secondary appointment in Pediatrics. He is a member of the Radiologic Society of North America, Society for Pediatric Radiology, American College of Radiology, American Roentgen Ray Society, Tennessee radiological Society and Indian Radiological & Imaging Association.

Section: Pediatric Imaging
Juttukonda MR, Donahue MJ, Davis LT, Gindville MC, Lee CA, Patel NJ, Kassim AA, Pruthi S, Hendrikse J, Jordan LC. Preliminary evidence for cerebral capillary shunting in adults with sickle cell anemia. J. Cereb. Blood Flow Metab [print-electronic]. 2017 Jan 1/1/2017; 271678X17746808. PMID: 29260615, DOI: 10.1177/0271678X17746808, ISSN: 1559-7016.

Bhatia A, Pruthi S. Imaging of Pediatric Stroke. Indian J Pediatr [print-electronic]. 2016 Feb 2/27/2016; PMID: 26920396, PII: 10.1007/s12098-015-1982-1, DOI: 10.1007/s12098-015-1982-1, ISSN: 0973-7693.

Kassim AA, Galadanci NA, Pruthi S, DeBaun MR. How I treat and manage strokes in sickle cell disease. Blood [print-electronic]. 2015 May 5/28/2015; 125(22): 3401-10. PMID: 25824688, PMCID: PMC4467906, PII: blood-2014-09-551564, DOI: 10.1182/blood-2014-09-551564, ISSN: 1528-0020.