Assistant Professor

STE 220
Tel: (901) 763-0200

Clinical Care Specialty/Interest

Echocardiography: 3D, cardiac CT and cardiac MRI, nuclear cardiology, Acute Coronary Syndromes and Valvular Heart disease, Multicenter clinical research and pharmaceutical trials, Resident and medical education and practice management.


  1. Engel, LC, Thai, WE, Medina-Zuluaga, H, Karolyi, M, Sidhu, MS, Maurovich-Horvat, P, Margey, R, Pomerantsev, E, Abbara, S, Ghoshhajra, BB, Hoffmann, U, Liew, GY. Non-diagnostic coronary artery calcification and stenosis: a correlation of coronary computed tomography angiography and invasive coronary angiography. Acta Radiol, 58 (5), 528-536, 2017.
  2. Sidhu, MS, Lumish, H, Uthamalingam, S, Engel, LC, Abbara, S, Brady, TJ, Hoffmann, U, Ghoshhajra, BB. Adherence to the 2010 American College of Cardiology Foundation Appropriate Use Criteria for Cardiac Computed Tomography: Quality Analysis at a Tertiary Referral Center. J Patient Saf, 12 (1), 40-3, 2016.
  3. Liu, T, Pursnani, A, Sharma, UC, Vorasettakarnkij, Y, Verdini, D, Deeprasertkul, P, Lee, AM, Lumish, H, Sidhu, MS, Medina, H, Danik, S, Abbara, S, Holmvang, G, Hoffmann, U, Ghoshhajra, BB. Effect of the 2010 task force criteria on reclassification of cardiovascular magnetic resonance criteria for arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson, 16, 47, 2014.
  4. Lee, AM, Engel, LC, Hui, GC, Liew, G, Ferencik, M, Sidhu, MS, Hoffmann, U, Ghoshhajra, BB. Coronary computed tomography angiography at 140 kV versus 120 kV: assessment of image quality and radiation exposure in overweight and moderately obese patients. Acta Radiol, 55 (5), 554-62, 2014.
  5. Lumish, HS, Sidhu, MS, Kallianos, K, Brady, TJ, Hoffmann, U, Ghoshhajra, BB. Reporting scan time reduces cardiac MR examination duration. J Am Coll Radiol, 11 (4), 425-8, 2014.
  6. Sidhu, MS, Aggarwal, K, Fay, WP. Acute isolated right ventricular myocardial infarction masquerading as acute anterior myocardial infarction. BMJ Case Rep, 2014, 2014.
  7. Sidhu, MS, Uthamalingam, S, Ahmed, W, Engel, LC, Vorasettakarnkij, Y, Lee, AM, Hoffmann, U, Brady, T, Abbara, S, Ghoshhajra, BB. Defining left ventricular noncompaction using cardiac computed tomography. J Thorac Imaging, 29 (1), 60-6, 2014.
  8. Engel, LC, Lee, AM, Seifarth, H, Sidhu, MS, Brady, TJ, Hoffmann, U, Ghoshhajra, BB. Weekly dose reports: the effects of a continuous quality improvement initiative on coronary computed tomography angiography radiation doses at a tertiary medical center. Acad Radiol, 20 (8), 1015-23, 2013.
  9. Lee, AM, Beaudoin, J, Engel, LC, Sidhu, MS, Abbara, S, Brady, TJ, Hoffmann, U, Ghoshhajra, BB. Assessment of image quality and radiation dose of prospectively ECG-triggered adaptive dual-source coronary computed tomography angiography (cCTA) with arrhythmia rejection algorithm in systole versus diastole: a retrospective cohort study. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging, 29 (6), 1361-70, 2013.
  10. Sidhu, MS, Dellsperger, KC. Resolution of an intracardiac mass with chemotherapy. BMJ Case Rep, 2013, 2013.
  11. Lee, AM, Beaudoin, J, Thai, WE, Wai, B, Hui, GC, Sidhu, MS, Engel, LC, Abbara, S, Hoffmann, U, Ghoshhajra, BB. Feasibility of aortic valve assessment with low dose prospectively triggered adaptive systolic (PTAS) cardiac computed tomography angiography. BMC Res Notes, 6, 158, 2013.
  12. Sidhu, MS, Ghoshhajra, BB, Uthamalingam, S, Kilcullen, N, Engel, LC, Medina, HM, Venkatesh, V, Vorasettakarnkij, Y, Hoffmann, U, Cury, RC, Abbara, S, Brady, TJ. Clinical experiences of delayed contrast enhancement with cardiac computed tomography: case series. BMC Res Notes, 6, 2, 2013.
  13. Uthamalingam, S, Gurm, GS, Ahmado, I, Sidhu, MS, Flynn, J. Outcome of patients with regadenoson-induced ST-segment depression but normal perfusion on single-photon emission computed tomography. Angiology, 64 (1), 46-8, 2013.
  14. Ghoshhajra, BB, Engel, LC, Károlyi, M, Sidhu, MS, Wai, B, Barreto, M, Shanmugam, U, Hoffmann, U, Brady, TJ, Kalra, M, Abbara, S. Cardiac computed tomography angiography with automatic tube potential selection: effects on radiation dose and image quality. J Thorac Imaging, 28 (1), 40-8, 2013.
  15. Ghoshhajra, BB, Engel, LC, Major, GP, Goehler, A, Techasith, T, Verdini, D, Do, S, Liu, B, Li, X, Sala, M, Kim, MS, Blankstein, R, Prakash, P, Sidhu, MS, Corsini, E, Banerji, D, Wu, D, Abbara, S, Truong, Q, Brady, TJ, Hoffmann, U, Kalra, M. Evolution of coronary computed tomography radiation dose reduction at a tertiary referral center. Am J Med, 125 (8), 764-72, 2012.
  16. Ghoshhajra, BB, Sidhu, MS, El-Sherief, A, Rojas, C, Yeh, DD, Engel, LC, Liberthson, R, Abbara, S, Bhatt, A. Adult congenital heart disease imaging with second-generation dual-source computed tomography: initial experiences and findings. Congenit Heart Dis, 7 (6), 516-25, 2012.
  17. Lee, AM, Engel, LC, Shah, B, Liew, G, Sidhu, MS, Kalra, M, Abbara, S, Brady, TJ, Hoffmann, U, Ghoshhajra, BB. Coronary computed tomography angiography during arrhythmia: Radiation dose reduction with prospectively ECG-triggered axial and retrospectively ECG-gated helical 128-slice dual-source CT. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr, 6 (3), 172-183.e2, 2012.
  18. Ghoshhajra, BB, Rogers, IS, Maurovich-Horvat, P, Techasith, T, Verdini, D, Sidhu, MS, Drzezga, NK, Medina, HM, Blankstein, R, Brady, TJ, Cury, RC. A comparison of reconstruction and viewing parameters on image quality and accuracy of stress myocardial CT perfusion. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr, 5 (6), 459-66, 2011.
  19. Uthamalingam, S, Gurm, GS, Sidhu, MS, Verdini, DJ, Vorasettakarnkij, Y, Engel, LC, Blankstein, R, Mamuya, WS, Hoffman, U, Brady, TJ, Cury, RC, Ghoshhajra, BB. Comparison of dual-source 64-slice adenosine stress CT perfusion with stress-gated SPECT-MPI for evaluation of left ventricular function and volumes. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr, 6 (1), 24-30, 2011.
  20. Ghoshhajra, BB, Maurovich-Horvat, P, Techasith, T, Medina, HM, Verdini, D, Sidhu, MS, Blankstein, R, Brady, TJ, Cury, RC. Infarct detection with a comprehensive cardiac CT protocol. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr, 6 (1), 14-23, 2011.