Unni Udayasankar, MD

Interim Governance Council Member
Vice Chair of Quality and Safety
Director of the Neuroradiology Fellowship Program
Professor, Medical Imaging - (Clinical Scholar Track)

I am a board certified pediatric and neuroradiologist with special interest in pediatric neuroradiology. 

Research Interests: 

Pediatric body and neuro MRI techniques Radiation dose reduction techniques in children Pediatric Inflammatory bowel disease

  • MD: Kerala University, T D Medical College, Kerala, India, 1999
Honors and Awards
  • Radiology Teacher of the Year, Imaging Institute, Cleveland Clinic, 2014
  • VSS Medical College, Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, India
  • Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University, Pediatric Radiology, 2009-2010
  • Emory University School of Medicine, Neuroradiology, 2008-2009
  • Emory University School of Medicine, Abdominal Imaging, 2007-2008
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Radiology Certification in General Radiology, 2010
  • American Board of Radiology, Subspecialty Certification in Neuroradiology, 2012
  • American Board of Radiology, Subspecialty Certification in Pediatric Radiology, 2013

Select Publications


Desoky, S., RI. Kylat, U. Udayasankar, and D. Gilbertson-Dahdal, Managing Neonatal Intestinal Obstruction: Clinical Perspectives, 2018.
Warhadpande, D., S. Desoky, E. Park, and U. Udayasankar, Imaging of Knee Swelling in Children, 2018.
Hershman, M., R. Carmody, and U. K. Udayasankar, "Case 252: Acute Hyperammonemic Encephalopathy Resulting from Late-Onset Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency.", Radiology, vol. 287, issue 1, pp. 353-359, 2018 04.


Udayasankar, U., "Magnetic resonance imaging of the brain and spine, 5(th) edition.", J Magn Reson Imaging, 2017 Jun 22.


Obusez, E. C., and U. Udayasankar, "Autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease with Caroli syndrome.", J Urol, vol. 193, issue 2, pp. 679-80, 2015 Feb.