Subhash Paknikar, MB,BS
Subhash Paknikar, MB,BS

Subhash Paknikar, MB,BS

Assistant Professor
School of Medicine

Academic Appointments


  • Radiology


  • Assistant Professor


  • Osmania University,1970 - 1972
  • Osmania University,M.B.B.S.,1972 - 1978
  • Osmania University,D.M.R.D.,1981 - 1984
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE - Nuclear Medicine, 1992-1993
  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR - Nuclear Medicine, 1993-1994
  • Methodist Hospital, Memphis, TN - Internal Medicine, 1994-1995
  • University of Missouri at Columbia, Columbia, MO - Fellowship, 1995-1996

Publications and Presentations


  • Omojola M, Gelbman A, Paknikar S, Peterson-Jones M. Creighton Guide to Diagnostic Imaging. Creighton University, Omaha, 2000


  • Submitted ” Mediastinal Parathyroid adenoma localization using intraoperative gamma probe and Sestamibi, Not Applicable, 1999


  • Satya R, Kapil, R, Paknikar S, Satya S, Nekoz A. Accidental deployment of chest tube into the left ventricle through perforation of right pulmonary vein. Texas Heart Institute Journal, 2012
  • Bishu S, Quigley JM, Bishu SR, Olsasky SM, Stem RA, Shostrom VK, Holdeman KP, Paknikar S, Armitage JO, Hankins JH. Predictive value and diagnostic accuracy of F-18-fluoro-deoxy-glucose positron emission tomography treated grade 1 and 2 follicular lymphoma. Leuk Lymphoma, 48(8), 1548-55, 2007
  • Bishu S, Quigley JM, Schmitz J, Bishu SR, Stemm RA, Olsasky SM, Paknikar S, Holdeman KH, Armitage JO, Hankins JH. F-18-fluoro-deoxy-glucose positron emission tomography in the assessment of peripheral T-cell lymphomas. Leuk Lymphoma, 48(8), 1531-8, 2007
  • Mulconrey DS, Knight RQ, Bramble JD, Paknikar S, Harty PA. Interobserver reliability in the interpretation of diagnostic lumbar MRI and nuclear imaging. Spine J. 2006 Mar-Apr. Epub 2006 Jan 27, 6(2), 177-84, 2006
  • Paknikar S, Singh A. Nonvisualization of spleen on sulfur colloid images: A sequel of massive infarction. Semin Nucl Med, April 28(2), 188-91, 1998
  • Cook BJ, Paknikar S, Lehman N, Adickes E. Splenic infarction evidenced by whole body Tc-99m HMPAO-labeled leukocyte scan. Clin Nucl Med, Jan 24(1), 61-2


  • Esfahane, A, Paknikar S, Hankins, J. To quantify changes in LVEF in patients with regional ischemia and infarction on MPI. North American Society for Cardiovascular Imaging Annual Meeting (2013). Atlanta, GA, 2013
  • Esfane A, Paknikar S, Terry J, Orton D, High R, Hankins J. Assessment of left ventricular ejection fraction on QGS, ECT and 4DM-SPECT with comparison to cardiac catheterization and cardiac echocardiogram in patients who underwent nuclear myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI). Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Annual Meeting (2013). Vancouver, BC, 2013
  • Kaushik, M, Degenhardt, S, Alla, V, Ramachandran, A, Ramachandran, J, Del Core, M, Agrawal, D, Mohiuddin, S, Mehr, S, Paknikar, S. Association of inflammation in epicardial adipose tissue as assessed by 16-flouoredeoxyglucose positron emission tomography with coronary artery disease. American Heart Association, 2013
  • Rathore B, Adapa P, Holdeman K, Paknikar S, Hankins J. Quantification of neurological diseases: A paradigm shift from detection to quantification of disease processes. Presented at RSNA Annual Meeting (2010). Chicago, IL, 2010
  • Rathore B, Holdeman K, Zahiri H, Paknikar S, Hankins, J. Role of octreotide scan for evaluation of primary and metastatic neuroendocrine tumors. Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Annual Meeting. (2010). Salt Lake City, UT, 2010
  • Rathore B, Holdeman K, Paknikar S, Zahiri H, Hankins J. Role of Octreotide scan in evaluation of primary and metastatic neuroendocrine tumors. Society of Nuclear Medicine Annual Meeting (2010). Salt Lake City, UT, 2010
  • Rathore B, Paknikar S, Novotny J, Holdeman K, Zahiri H, Hankins J. New horizons of I-123 MIBG scintigraphy and barriers to its clinical use. Oral presentation at Combined Central and Missouri Valley Chapter Meeting of Society of Nuclear Medicine (2010). St. Louis, MO, 2010
  • Rathore B, Novotny J, Holdeman K, Gordon G, Slater D, Christy P, Csordas A, Johnson S, Daib A, Paknikar S. Anatomical barriers to treatment of malignant liver lesions with Yttrium-90 microsphers. Greater New York and New England Society of Nuclear Medicine Annual Meeting (2010). Philadelphia, PA, 2010
  • Thyroid cancer treatment modalities in aggressive subtypes, 1999
  • Breast cancer Lymphoscintigraphy, 1999
  • Gobar L, Paknikar J, Paknikar S. Role of SPECT in the differential diagnosis of extrahepatic activity on hepatic arterial perfusion scintigraphy (HAPS). Society of Nuclear Medicine Missouri Valley Chapter Annual Meeting. Omaha, NE. 1999, 1999
  • Paknikar S, Paknikar J, Gobar L. Optimization of CSF leak detection by combined use of Scinti cisternography and CT myelography. Society of Nuclear MedicineMissouri Valley Chapter Annual Meeting. Omaha, NE, 1998
  • Paknikar S. CT scan diagnosis:Conservation management of small traumatic epidural hematomas. Regional Radiology Meeting. Hyderabad, India. 1984, 1984

Awards and Honors

  • National Science Talent Examination, 1972