Vikram S. Dogra, M.B.B.S.

Vikram S. Dogra, M.B.B.S.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 648
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 273-4388
Fax: (585) 276-1881
Lab: (585) 276-3662
Administrative: (585) 275-6359

Professional Bio

Vikram S. Dogra, MD
Professor of Radiology

1971-1977 Jawaharlal Inst. Post-Graduate Medical Education & Research, India
Degree MD Medicine and Surgery

1994-1994 Transitional Year Resident, St. Vincent Med. Ctr, Bridgeport, CO
Degree MD Medicine

1995-1999 Diagnostic Radiology Residency, SUNY, Buffalo, New York

1999-2000 Cross-Sectional Imaging Fellowship, U. Rochester Med. Ctr. (NY) 1999-2000 Ultrasound

I am a Professor of Radiology, Urology, and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, NY. I am also Affiliate Professor of Imaging Science at Rochester Institute of Technology. My special skills include organizational capacity, leadership, and depth of clinical knowledge in applications of High Frequency Ultrasound and Photoacoustic imaging. I have demonstrated resourcefulness and the capability to bring projects to completion. Presently, I devote three days to clinical duties and two days to research per week.

Research Bio

Dr. Dogra's interests in ultrasound, MR, CT and GU radiology have earned him a solid reputation in radiology in both the clinical and academic setting.

Dr. Dogra is a Professor of Radiology, Urology and Biomedical Engineering, Associate Chair of Education and Research and Director of the Division of Ultrasound at the University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Imaging Science in Rochester, NY. He is also Affiliate Professor for the Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science at the Rochester Institute of Technology. He travels extensively with Medical Imaging Partnership, a nonprofit organization he established to provide medical expertise and equipment to developing countries around the world.

Over the past 15 years, Dogra has published more than 100 peer-reviewed, scientific articles in journals such as the Journal of Clinical Ultrasound, American Journal of Neuroradiology, Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, American Journal of Roentgenology and Ultrasound Quarterly. He has served as invited guest editor, manuscript reviewer and served on the editorial boards of several radiology journals in addition to publishing 154 publications, eight books and contributing34 book chapters. Dr. Dogra is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Clinical Imaging Science (JCIS) and Consulting Editor to Ultrasound Clinics.

A widely sought-after speaker, Dogra has presented many lectures and scientific exhibits on relevant radiology topics around the world. He has been invited to speak at several major national and international radiology meetings including the Radiological Society of North America's Annual meeting and the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine's Annual Convention, European Society of Uroradiology, and World Federation of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology to name a few. He has received several grants for his ongoing research and holds three patents.

Awards & Honors (National)

Elected Fellow | Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound (FSRU) 2008
Fellow | American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (FAIUM) 2007
RSNA Trainee Research Prize | 92nd Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting RSNA | Chicago, IL 2006 - 2006
Distinguished Committee Service Award (Ultrasound) | American College of Radiology 2005
Elected Fellow | European Society of Uroradiology (FESUR) 2005
Elected Fellow | Society of Uroradiology (FSUR) 2005
Finalist in the New Investigator Award Competition | AIUM Annual Convention, June 19-22 | Orlando, FL 2005
Second Place in Scientific Poster Session | American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) | Orlando, FL 2005
Certificate of Merit | Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) | Chicago, IL 2005
Laurence A. Mack Research Award for original research | Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound (SRU) 2004
Honorable Mention for Substantial contributions to the Society and Radiology community Worldwide for continuing education | Radiologic Society of North America (RSNA) 2004
Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award | Radiological Society of North America 1998

Awards & Honors (Local)

Honorary Member | Society De Radiologica Y Diagnostica Por Imagenes | Buenas Aries Argentina 2012
Honorary Membership | Turkish Society of Ultrasound | Turkey 2009
Honorary Membership | Turkish Society of Radiology | Turkey 2009
Dr. Diwan Chand Aggarwal Memorial Oration Award | Indian Radiological and Imaging Association | Patna, India 2009
Academy of Medicine Award in Honor of George H. Whipple | Rochester Academy of Medicine | Rochester, New York 2009
Shu-Ren-Lin Award for Excellence in Radiology Resident Teaching | University of Rochester Medical Center | Rochester, NY 2008
Arvin E. Robinson Award | University of Rochester Medical Center | Rochester, NY 2007
Editors Recognition Award | European Journal of Radiology 2006
First Place in Scientific Poster Session | AIUM 51st annual convention | Washington, DC 2006
First Prize for Scientific Paper | World Congress of Endourology 2006
Certificate of Merit Education Exhibit | 92nd Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological | Chicago, IL 2006
Award for Excellence for promoting Ultrasound Education | North East Ohio Ultrasound Society 2004
Award for Promoting Continuous Medical Education | American Association of Radiologists of Indian Origin 2004
Promoting Continuous Medical Education in India | American Association of Radiologists of Indian Origin | Magnum Diagnostic Center Bombay 2003
Teacher of the Year Award for Excellence in Teaching | Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals of Clevela | Cleveland OH 2001 - 2002
Award for Excellence | Department of Radiology, State University of New York at Buffalo | Buffalo, NY 1997 - 1998
Certificate of Appreciation | State University of New York at Buffalo | Buffalo, NY 1996 - 1999
Certificate of "Excellence in Medical Informatics" | St. Vincent Medical Center, Department of Medicine | Bridgeport, CT 1995

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 174 available »

Kaproth-Joslin KA, Nicola R, Dogra VS. "The History of US: From Bats and Boats to the Bedside and Beyond: RSNA Centennial Article." Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc. 2015 35(3):960-70. Epub 2015 Mar 30.
2014 Jun
Nicola R, Carson N, Dogra VS. "Imaging of traumatic injuries to the scrotum and penis." AJR. American journal of roentgenology. 2014 Jun; 202(6):W512-20.
2014 Jun
Dogra VS, Chinni BK, Valluru KS, Moalem J, Giampoli EJ, Evans K, Rao NA. "Preliminary results of ex vivo multispectral photoacoustic imaging in the management of thyroid cancer." AJR. American journal of roentgenology. 2014 Jun; 202(6):W552-8.
2014 May
Johnson NE, Utz M, Patrick E, Rheinwald N, Downs M, Dilek N, Dogra V, Logigian EL. "Visualization of the diaphragm muscle with ultrasound improves diagnostic accuracy of phrenic nerve conduction studies." Muscle & nerve. 2014 May; 49(5):669-75. Epub 2014 Apr 08.
Dogra VS. "Momentum continues." Journal of clinical imaging science. 2014 4:13. Epub 2014 Mar 07.

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Imaging Sciences (SMD) - Primary
Professor - Department of Biomedical Engineering (SMD)
Professor - Department of Urology (SMD)


Diagnostic Radiology - American Board of Radiology


MBBS | Medicine | India-Madras U, Madras Med Coll1977

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Radiology at University of Rochester Medical Center06/01/1999 - 05/31/2000
Residency in Radiology at Erie County Medical Center07/01/1995 - 05/31/1999
Internship in Transitional at St Vincent's Medical Center01/01/1994 - 06/30/1995