Ashesh Thaker, MD
Assistant Professor, Radiology-Neuroradiology

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine (2009)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, University of Colorado - Boulder (CO) (2004)
Internship:
  • Santa Clara Valley Medical Center Program (2010)
Residency:
  • University of Pennsylvania Health System Program, Radiology (2014)
Fellowships:
  • University of California (San Francisco) Program, Neuroradiology (2016)
Languages: English, Spanish, Gujarati
Department: Radiology-Neuroradiology

Teaching

  • Assistant Professor (2016)
    School of Medicine, Radiology

Publications

  • Kunigelis KE, Hosokawa P, Arnone G, Raban D, Starr A, Gurau A, Sunshine A, Bunn J, Thaker AA, Youssef AS. The predictive value of preoperative apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) for facial nerve outcomes after vestibular schwannoma resection: clinical study. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2020 May 21. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32440924
  • Thaker A, Abosch A. MRI and CT Imaging with Stereotactic Neurosurgery. In: Functional Neurosurgery: The Essentials. First ed. Brown JA, Pilitsis JG, Schulder M, editors. New York: Thieme; 2019. Chapter 4; p.15-18. 168p.
  • Yedavalli V, Nyberg EM, Chow DS, Thaker AA. Beyond the embolus: "do not miss" diffusion abnormalities of ischaemic and non-ischaemic neurological disease. Insights Imaging. 2017 Dec;8(6):573-580. PubMed PMID: 28986862
  • Thaker AA, Weinberg BD, Dillon WP, Hess CP, Cabral HJ, Fleischman DA, Leurgans SE, Bennett DA, Hyman BT, Albert MS, Killiany RJ, Fischl B, Dale AM, Desikan RS. Entorhinal Cortex: Antemortem Cortical Thickness and Postmortem Neurofibrillary Tangles and Amyloid Pathology. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2017 May;38(5):961-965. PubMed PMID: 28279988
  • Yu JP, Kansagra AP, Thaker A, Colucci A, Sherry SJ, Subramaniam RM. Building for tomorrow today: opportunities and directions in radiology resident research. Acad Radiol. 2015 Jan;22(1):50-7. PubMed PMID: 25442797
  • Thaker A, Navadeh S, Gonzales H, Malekinejad M. Effectiveness of Policies on Reducing Exposure to Ionizing Radiation From Medical Imaging: A Systematic Review. J Am Coll Radiol. 2015 Dec;12(12 Pt B):1434-45. PubMed PMID: 26499166
  • Thaker AA, Schmitt SE, Pollard JR, Dubroff JG. Natalizumab-induced progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy. Clin Nucl Med. 2014 Jul;39(7):e365-6. PubMed PMID: 24152618
  • Thaker AA, Razjouyan F, Woods DL, Haemmerich D, Sekhar K, Wood BJ, Dreher MR. Combination therapy of radiofrequency ablation and bevacizumab monitored with power Doppler ultrasound in a murine model of hepatocellular carcinoma. Int J Hyperthermia. 2012;28(8):766-75. PubMed PMID: 23043501
  • Surrey LF, Thaker AA, Zhang PJ, Karakousis G, Feldman MD. Ectopic functioning adrenocortical oncocytic adenoma (oncocytoma) with myelolipoma causing virilization. Case Rep Pathol. 2012;2012:326418. PubMed PMID: 23094172
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Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Neuroradiology, Member
  • American College of Radiology, Member
  • Radiological Society of North America, Member
  • European Society of Radiology, Corresponding Member
  • Colorado Radiological Society, Member
  • Western Neuroradiological Society, Member

Practice Locations

University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
12605 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Neuroradiology, Board Certification (2017)
  • Diagnostic, Board Certification (2015)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Radiology - Neuroradiology
  • Radiology
  • Radiology - Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Radiology - CT Scans

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine (2009)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, University of Colorado - Boulder (CO) (2004)
Internships:
  • Santa Clara Valley Medical Center Program (2010)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Pennsylvania Health System Program, Radiology (2014)
Fellowships:
  • University of California (San Francisco) Program, Neuroradiology (2016)
Languages: English, Spanish, Gujarati
Department: Radiology-Neuroradiology
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