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Vignesh A. Arasu, MD, PhD

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Kaiser Permanente Division of Research
2000 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612


vignesh.a.arasu@kp.org


Vignesh A. Arasu, MD, PhD, is a Research Scientist with the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research. He is also a practicing radiologist subspecializing in breast imaging at Kaiser Permanente Vallejo Medical Center.

Dr. Arasu conducts research at the intersection of medical imaging, breast cancer, and artificial intelligence (AI). As an embedded clinician researcher, he evaluates priority operational issues in breast cancer medical imaging to accelerate implementation and innovation. As a research principal investigator, he oversees two randomized trials investigating the use of AI for breast cancer screening.

Dr. Arasu earned his medical degree and completed his radiology residency and fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He also holds a PhD in Epidemiology and Translational Science from UCSF.

Current Position(s):

    Primary Research Interests:

    • Breast cancer
    • Medical imaging
    • Risk-based screening
    • Artificial intelligence and computer vision deep learning

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      Telehealth for Preoperative Evaluation of Patients With Breast Cancer During the COVID-19 Pandemic

      Author(s): Tang, Annie; Liu, Raymond; Lyon, Liisa L; Kushi, Lawrence H; Thomas, Eva S; Chang, Sharon B; et al.

      Perm J. 2022 06 29;26(2):54-63. Epub 2022-06-15.

      PubMed abstract

      Care in the time of COVID-19: impact on the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer in a large, integrated health care system

      Author(s): Tang, Annie; Liu, Raymond; Kuehner, Gillian E; Kushi, Lawrence H; Mentakis, Margaret; Permanente Medical Group Breast Research Collaborative,; et al.

      Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2022 Feb;191(3):665-675. Epub 2022-01-06.

      PubMed abstract

      Implementation of Intraoperative Ultrasound Localization for Breast-Conserving Surgery in a Large, Integrated Health Care System is Feasible and Effective

      Author(s): Chakedis, Jeffery M; Wisner, Dorota J; Permanente Medical Group Breast Research Collaborative,; et al.

      Ann Surg Oncol. 2021 Oct;28(10):5648-5656. Epub 2021-08-26.

      PubMed abstract

      ASO Visual Abstract: Implementation of Intraoperative Ultrasound Localization for Breast-Conserving Surgery in a Large, Integrated Health Care System is Feasible and Effective

      Author(s): Chakedis, Jeffery M; Wisner, Dorota J; Permanente Medical Group Breast Research Collaborative,; et al.

      Ann Surg Oncol. 2021 Sep 01.

      PubMed abstract

      Neodymium Magnetic Bead Ingestion in a Toddler

      Author(s): Hui, Kenneth J; Arasu, Vignesh A; Vinson, David R; Cotton, Dale M

      Perm J. 2020;24. Epub 2020-04-16.

      PubMed abstract

      Detecting right ventricular dysfunction in patients diagnosed with low-risk pulmonary embolism: is routine computed tomographic pulmonary angiography sufficient?

      Author(s): Vinson DR; Arasu VA; Trujillo-Santos J

      Eur Heart J. 2019 10 21;40(40):3356.

      PubMed abstract