I chose this field because I enjoy the mix of medicine, physics, mathematics and computers in nuclear medicine. My patients can be comfortable knowing I am always available a...
I chose this field because I enjoy the mix of medicine, physics, mathematics and computers in nuclear medicine. My patients can be comfortable knowing I am always available and try my hardest to maintain a very relaxed environment for patients and their families.
Conditions I Treat
- Thyroid cancer
Dr. Chengazi received a F. Sc. degree at the Pakistan Air Force Air Base Intermediate College, Sargodha, Pakistan in...
Dr. Chengazi received a F. Sc. degree at the Pakistan Air Force Air Base Intermediate College, Sargodha, Pakistan in 1980 and a B.Sc in Anatomy, Physiology and English at the University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan in 1985. He attended King Edward Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan receiving a M.B., B.S. degree in 1987, ranking in the top 15% of his class. In 1990 he received a M.Sc. degree in Nuclear Medicine from Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan and a Ph.D. in Nuclear Medicine in 1996 from the University of London, London, United Kingdom. He joined the University of Rochester as a Visiting Instructor and Research Fellow in Nuclear Medicine in 1997. In 1999 he was appointed Assistant Professor of Radiology, Chief, Division of Nuclear Medicine. His current research interests include monoclonal antibody therapy and quantitative tomography.
English, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu
Nuclear Medicine - American Board of Nuclear Medicine
Professor of Clinical Imaging Sciences - Department of Imaging Sciences (SMD)
Residency & Fellowship
Fellowship, University of Rochester Medical Center. 1997 - 1998
Fellowship, Nuclear Medicine, St. Bartholomew's Hospital (England). 1993 - 1996
Fellowship, Center for Nuclear Studies. 1989 - 1990
Internship, Mayo Hospital-Lahore, Pakistan (Pakistan). 1987 - 1988
MBBS | King Edward Medical College, Lahore (Pakistan). 1987
The Shu-Ren Lin Award, for continued excellence in senior faculty teaching, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 2005 - 2006
The Shu-Ren Lin Award, for continued excellence in resident teaching, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York. 1998 - 1999
Alavi-Mandell Prize, Education and Research Foundation of the Society of Nuclear Medicine 1998
Awarded Outstanding Researcher (EB-1) status by the US Immigration and Naturalization Service, for grant of permanent residence 1997
Merit Scholarship for Ph.D. studies 1993
Merit Scholarship awarded by the Fauji Foundation 1980 - 1990
Quaid-e-Azam Talent Scholarship 1980 - 1985
Best Graduate, Pakistan Air Force Air Base Intermediate College, Sargodha, Pakistan 1980
Chief of Air Staff Gold Medal 1980
Lachant D, Bach C, Wilson B, Chengazi V, Goldman B, Lachant N, Pietropaoli A, Cameron S, James White R
Pulmonary circulation.. 2020 10 (3):2045894020952019. Epub 09/21/2020.
Ambrosini V, Fanti S, Chengazi VU, Rubello D
European journal of radiology.. 2014 August 83 (8):1301-2. Epub 05/17/2014.
JAOCR at the Viewbox
Chengazi, Vaseem U.
J Am Osteopath Coll Radiol. 2014; 3(4): 35.
Hintz EB, Tomlin JM, Chengazi V, Vates GE
Journal of neurological surgery reports.. 2013 June 74 (1):33-6. Epub 05/09/2013.
Steinman RA, De Castro IO, Shrayyef M, Chengazi V, Giampoli E, Van Der Sloot P, Calvi LM, Wittlin SD, Hammes SR, Hou R
Gynecologic and obstetric investigation.. 2013 75 (2):139-44. Epub 02/06/2013.
Petraglia AL, Chengazi HU, Chung MM, Silberstein HJ
Surgical neurology international.. 2012 3 :4. Epub 01/21/2012.
Ureteropelvic Junction (UPJ) Obstruction Caused by Compression from Cysts in a Patient with ADPKD.
Choudhry WM; Chengazi V; Khokhar SS; Erturk E; Jain VK.
J.Am.Soc.Nephrol. 2007; 18.
Smith MT, Perlis ML, Chengazi VU, Soeffing J, McCann U
Sleep medicine.. 2005 January 6 (1):93-4. Epub 12/25/2004.
Drummond SP, Smith MT, Orff HJ, Chengazi V, Perlis ML
Sleep medicine reviews.. 2004 June 8 (3):227-42. Epub 1900 01 01.
Garcia-Morales F, Seo GS, Chengazi V, Monu JU
AJR. American journal of roentgenology.. 2003 July 181 (1):191-4. Epub 1900 01 01.
Friedberg JW, Chengazi V
The oncologist.. 2003 8 (5):438-47. Epub 1900 01 01.
Smith MT, Perlis ML, Chengazi VU, Pennington J, Soeffing J, Ryan JM, Giles DE
Sleep.. 2002 May 125 (3):325-35. Epub 1900 01 01.
Garcia-Morales F, Chengazi VU, O'Mara RE
Clinical nuclear medicine.. 2001 November 26 (11):981-2. Epub 1900 01 01.
McMenemin RM, Hilditch TE, Dempsey MF, Reed NS
Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine.. 2001 June 42 (6):986-7. Epub 1900 01 01.
Sarmiento AJ, Sarmiento FM, Sarmiento AH
Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine.. 2001 March 42 (3):531-3. Epub 1900 01 01.
Chengazi ,VU; O'Mara, RE.
J. Nucl. Med. 2001; 42: 1129-a-1131-a.
Britton KE, Feneley MR, Jan H, Chengazi VU, Granowska M
BJU international.. 2000 July 86 Suppl 1 :135-42. Epub 1900 01 01.
Prostate Cancer: The contribution of Nuclear Medicine.
Britton, KE; Feneley, H; Jan, H; Chengazi, VU; Granowska, M.
British Journal of Urology. 2000; 86: 135-142.
Detection of Brain Metastasis with In-111-Capromab Pendetide (ProstaScint) due to Prostatic Carcinoma.
Garcia-Morales, F; Chengazi, VU; OMara, RE.
Urology. 2000; 55: 286-286.
Gottlieb RH, Zusman E, Hartley DF, Rubens DJ, Voci SL, Robinette W, Melendez L, Morris TW, Ojha S, Chengazi V, Erturk E, Messing EM
Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine.. 1999 July 18 (7):481-7. Epub 1900 01 01.
Effect of Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibition on the Doppler Waveform in Dogs with Renal Artery Stenosis.
Gottlieb, RH; Zusman, E; Hartley, DF; Rubens, DJ; Voci, SL; Robinette, W; Melendez, L; Morris, TW; Ojha, S; Chengazi ,V; Erturk, E; Messing, EM.
Journal of Ultrasound Medicine. 1999; 18: 481-487.
Yoo KS, Chengazi VU, O'Mara RE
Journal of pediatric surgery.. 1998 May 33 (5):745-6. Epub 1900 01 01.
Kuikka JT, Britton KE, Chengazi VU, Savolainen S
Nuclear medicine communications.. 1998 January 19 (1):3-12. Epub 1900 01 01.
The Quantitative Imaging Performance (QIP) Phantom, A New Phantom to Measure Minimal Detectable Lesion Size, Contrast Ratio and Partial Volume Effect.
Smith, EM; Hopkins, K; Chengazi, VU.
Journal of Nuclear Medicine. 1998; 39 (Suppl): 173.
SPECT/Coincidence/PET Imaging Performance (SCIP) Phantom &endash; A New SPECT Performance Phantom.
Smith, EM; Hopkins, K; Chengazi, VU.
Journal of Nuclear Medicine. 1998; 39 (Suppl): 174.
Stalteri MA, Mather SJ, Belinka BA, Coughlin DJ, Chengazi VU, Britton KE
European journal of nuclear medicine.. 1997 June 24 (6):651-4. Epub 1900 01 01.
Chengazi VU, Feneley MR, Ellison D, Stalteri M, Granowski A, Granowska M, Nimmon CC, Mather SJ, Kirby RS, Britton KE
Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine.. 1997 May 38 (5):675-82. Epub 1900 01 01.
Feneley MR, Chengazi VU, Kirby RS, Nimmon CC, Granowska M, Mather SJ, Ellison D, Granowski AR, Britton KE
British journal of urology. 1996 March 77 (3):373-81. Epub 1900 01 01.
Clinical Nuclear Medicine (2006)
Chapter: Prostate Cancer
Authors: Britton, KE, Carroll MJ and Chengazi V
Publisher: Hodder Arnold 2006
Diagnostic Nuclear Medicine-4th Edition (2002)
Chapter: Benign Bone Disease
Authors: Chengazi V and OMara RE
Publisher: Williams & Wilkins, Maryland 2002
Clinical Nuclear Medicine (1998)
Chapter: Section 2: Clinical Systems: Genital: Prostate cancer
Authors: Britton KE, Chengazi VU
Publisher: Chapman and Hall, London 1998