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CURRICULUM VITAE

Parag P. Tolat MD
Chief, Associate Professor
Department of Radiology
Division of Abdominal and Body Imaging
Departments of Radiology & Surgery
Divisions of Diagnostic Radiology & Imaging Services
Sections of Abdominal/Body Imaging & Informatics
OFFICE ADDRESS:
Froedtert Hospital
9200 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226

EDUCATION:
08/1996 - 05/2000 Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (B.S.C.S.), Creighton University, Omaha, NE
07/2000 - 05/2004 Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), Creighton University, Omaha, NE

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
07/2004 - 06/2005 Transitional Resident, Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center, 1900 South Avenue, La Crosse, WI 54601
01/2008 - 12/2008 Chief Resident, Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program, Department of Radiology, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226
07/2009 - 06/2010 Fellow/Instructor Body and Digital Imaging, Department of Radiology, Division of Diagnostic Radiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
American Board of Radiology
07/2009
03/01/2025
   
Certificates
Issued By Issue DateExpiration
BLS
American Heart Association
04/18/2024
04/30/2026
    

Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
Wisconsin License
48786-20
11/29/2005
10/31/2025
    

AWARDS AND HONORS:
05/2000 Summa Cum Laude, Creighton University
03/2006 In-Training Scholarship, Society of Interventional Radiology
08/2007 In-Training Scholarship, Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound
07/2015 - 06/2016 Medical College of Wisconsin Leadership Academy Award, Medical College of Wisconsin and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business
07/2016 Best Doctors in America
07/2017 Best Doctors in America

NATIONAL ELECTED/APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
10/2014 - Present Member, Template Library Advisory Panel, Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Active
Non-Peer Review
Title:
CT for Detection of Perineural Invasion in Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma (FLEX Review)
Source:
Retrospective Chart Review
Role:
Collaborator
PI:
Michael Griffin, MD
Dates:
05/21/2016 - Present
  
Title:
PacritiniB for Biochemical RelApse after Definitive Treatment for Prostate Cancer
Source:
Funding Source: MCW Cancer Center Agent Source: CTI BioPharma Corp
Role:
Sub-Investigator
PI:
Deepak Kilari, MD
Dates:
06/01/2021 - Present
  
Prior
Non-Peer Review
Title:
Precision Irinotecan Therapy of Liver Metastasis from Colon Cancer with Concomitant Systematic Oxaliplatin, Fluorouracil and Leucovorin Chemotherapy and Avastin Therapy (DEBIRI)
Source:
University of Louisville / Biocompatibles UK LTD
Role:
Sub-Investigator
PI:
William S. Rilling, MD
Dates:
10/27/2010 - 06/02/2014
Direct Funds:
$27,890
  
Title:
SIRFLOX: Randomized Comparative Study of FOLFOX6m Plus Sir-Spheres® Microspheres Versus FOLFOX6m Alone As First Line Treatment In Patients With Non-Resectable Liver Metastases From Primary Colorectal Carcinoma
Source:
Sirtex
Role:
Sub-Investigator
PI:
William S. Rilling, MD
Dates:
08/04/2011 - 01/15/2017
Direct Funds:
$33,687
  
Title:
A Phase III Clinical Trial Evaluating TheraSphere® In Patients with Metastatic Colorectal Carcinoma Of The Liver Who Have Failed First Line Chemotherapy
Source:
Biocompatibles
Role:
Sub-Investigator
PI:
William S. Rilling, MD
Dates:
03/26/2012 - 03/29/2021
Direct Funds:
$99,522
  
Title:
Can Quantitative MRI After cTACE Help Predict Survival?
Source:
Guerbet LLC / Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.
Role:
Sub-Investigator
PI:
Sarah B. White, MD, MS
Dates:
08/25/2014 - 07/01/2022
Direct Funds:
$98,711
  

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Tolat P, CTU (CT Urography) 101, MCW Radiology Lecture Series, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 05/09/2006
Tolat P, Pediatric Facial Swelling, MCW Radiology Lecture Series, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 01/18/2007
Tolat P, Manifestation of Thoracic Lymphoma, MCW Rad-Path Lecture Series; Departments of Radiology and Pathology, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 01/24/2008
Tolat P, Pediatric Renal Tumors, MCW Rad-Path Lecture Series, Departments of Radiology and Pathology, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 11/13/2008
Tolat P, Pancreas Transplant Imaging, Continuing Medical Education Series in Body Imaging, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 07/17/2013
Tolat P, Classification of Indeterminate Liver Lesions, MCW Pancreatic cancer Research Retreat, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 04/16/2015
Tolat P, CT and Normal Abdominal Anatomy-Part 1, Froedtert School of Radiologic Technology, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 10/12/2017
Tolat P, Baynes K, Normal Anatomy, M1 Gross Anatomy, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 10/23/2017
Tolat P, Educational session for CHD and CP radiology technologists on protocolling of CT examinations, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 10/31/2017
Tolat P, CT and Normal abdominal Anatomy - Part 2, Froedtert School of Radiologic Technology, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 11/30/2017
Tolat P, Abdominal Imaging, APP Grand Rounds, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 10/09/2019 - Present
 
Regional
Tolat P, Manifestation of Thoracic Lymphoma, Milwaukee Roentgen Ray Society, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 01/16/2008
Tolat P, 3 Tesla MRI: Optimized uses in Body and MSK Imaging, Milwaukee Roentgen Ray Society, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 03/28/2011
Tolat P, Importance of CT Imaging in Staging Pancreatic Cancer, MCW Pancreas Symposium - Novel Treatment Sequencing for Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 02/16/2013
Tolat P, Liver Imaging, MCW 15th Annual Liver Disease Update, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, 04/11/2014
Tolat P, Imaging Workup of New Diagnosis of Pancreas Cancer, MCW 2015 Pancreas Symposium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 09/18/2015
Tolat P, Update-Liver Imaging, MCW 17th Annual Liver Disease Update, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 04/15/2016
 
National
Tolat P, Imaging of Neuroendocrine Tumors, North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 11/11/2016
 

PEER REVIEWED WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
National
Kulkarni NM, Foley D, Duvnjak P, Griffin M, O'Connor S, Zorn A, Tolat PP, Nephrolithiasis Imaging with DECT in the Current Era: Hope or Hype?, RSNA, Chicago, Illinois, 11/2018
Vagvala SH, Tolat PP, Hohenwalter MD, Duvnjak P, "Can Telecommunications Software Combat the Potential Negative Effects of 24-hour Attending Radiologist Coverage on Resident Education? Perspective from an Academic Radiology Practice", AUR, Baltimore, Maryland, 04/09/2019 - 04/12/2019
 

COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College of Wisconsin
2017 - 2018 Ad-Hoc Member, Critical Test Results and Management (CTRM) Systen Implementation Committee
2021 - Present Interviewer, Potential Body Fellows
2021 - Present Interviewer, Potential Radiology Residents
 

MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Medical Student Education
12/10/2010 Instructor - Ultrasound Workshop, M1-M3 Master Clinician Pathway
07/2011 - 12/2014 Alternate Instructor - Introduction to CT Lecture (monthly), M3-M4 Radiology Elective Curriculum
01/31/2023 Instructor-M4, Clinical CT Body, Review of Small Bowel Obstruction-The Diagnosis and When to Worry
 

PROGRAMMATIC DEVELOPMENTS:
Educational Programs
Student
07/2010 - 07/2015 Co-liaison, Medical Student Radiology Clerkship (Ultrasound)
07/2012 Contributor, M1 Gross Anatomy, Radiology-Anatomy Correlation Didactic Lectures and Lab sessions
Fellow
07/2015 - Present Director, Abdominal/Body Imaging Fellow's Case Conference
07/2015 - Present Contributor, Abdominal/Body Imaging Fellow Recruitment Program
Resident
07/2009 - Present Contributor, Abdominal/Body Imaging Faculty
07/2010 - Present Contributor, Radiology Residency Recruitment Program
Faculty
07/2010 - Present Contributor, Continuing Medical Education in Abdominal/Body Imaging
 
 
 
 


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Ward EP, Vincent-Sheldon S, Tolat P, Kulkarni N, Aldakkak M, Budithi R, Clarke CN, Tsai S, Evans DB, Christians KK. Median arcuate ligament release at the time of pancreaticoduodenectomy or total pancreatectomy. Surgery. 2024. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2024.01.016.
2. Ward EP, Vincent-Sheldon S, Tolat P, Kulkarni N, Aldakkak M, Budithi R, Clarke CN, Tsai S, Evans DB, Christians KK. Median arcuate ligament release at the time of pancreaticoduodenectomy or total pancreatectomy. Surgery. 2024 May;175(5):1386-1393.
 
Books, Chapters, and Reviews
1. Evans DB, Tolat PP, Christians KK. Pancreaticoduodenectomy and Total Pancreatectomy for Cancer. Fischer's Mastery of Surgery, Seventh Edition. 1 January 2018;2:1552-1572. ISBN 978-1-46-989718-9
 
Abstracts
1. Lam CA, Tolat PP, Knechtges PM, Hohenwalter MD, Budovec JJ, Erickson SJ. Postsurgical 3T MRI Imaging of Perianal Fistulas in Crohn's Patients Using Noncutting Setons, Radiological Society of North America: 96th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, 11/28/2010-12/2/2010.
2. Baruah D, Tolat PP, Sullivan J, Christians K, Laguna M. Pancreaticoportal Fistula - A rare complication of pancreatitis. European Congress of Radiology Annual Meeting, Vienna, Austria, 3/6/2013-3/11/2013.
3. Lam CA, Budovec JJ, Tolat P, Laguna M, Dubois M, Baruah D. Pancreatic Metastasis: What a Radiologist Needs to Know. Radiological Society of North America: 99th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, 12/1/2013-12/6/2013.
4. Budovec JJ, Baruah D, Lam CA, Palmer B, Scott R, Tolat P. Multimodality Imaging of Malignant Mixed Müllerian Tumors (MMMT) With Emphasis on 3T MR and Diffusion Weighted Imaging. Radiological Society of North America: 99th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, 12/1/2013-12/6/2013.
5. Subramanian S, Maheshwari M, Tolat P, Chandra T, Deshmukh T, Segall HD. Imaging of Pediatric Brachial Plexus. Society of Pediatric Radiology: 56th Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, 5/15/2013-5/18/2013.
6. Subramanian S, Maheshwari M, Tolat P, Chandra T, Midia E, Kelly TG, Segall HD. Brachial Plexus: Review of Anatomy, Imaging Protocol and Spectrum of Abnormalities. American Society of Neuroradiology, San Diego, CA, 5/18/2013-5/28/2013.
7. Budovec JJ, Helms AK, Erickson SJ, Baynes KE, Tolat PP, Hohenwalter MD, Lam CA. Are You Up to the Test? Improving Multiple Choice Question Writing in Undergraduate Radiology Education. Radiological Society of North America: 101st Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, 11/29/2015-12/4/2015.
8. Tolat PP, Mannem R, Erickson SJ, Budovec JJ, Holl G, O'Connor S. The Checklist Manifesto - Experiences with Structured Reporting (SR) at an Academic Medical Center. Radiological Society of North America: 101st Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, 11/29/2015-12/4/2015.
9. Shnayderman D, Tolat PP, Griffin MO, O'Connor SD, Budovec JJ, Liu Y, Foley WD, Kulkarni N. Dual Energy CT Applications in Hepatobiliary and Pancreas Evaluation: What Does It Offer to Clinical Practice? Radiological Society of North America: 102nd Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, 11/27/2016-12/2/2016.
10. Kulkarni N, Shnayderman D, Foley WD, Baruah D, O'Connor S, Shahir K, Griffin MO, Liu Y, Goodman L, Tolat P. Low keV/kVp Imaging in the Era of Multi-Energy Spectral CT: A Mirage or a Miracle? Radiological Society of North America: 102nd Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, 11/27/2016-12/2/2016.
11. Barnes C, Aldakkak M, Christians K, Ritch P, George B, Johnston F, Erickson B, Tolat P, Foley WD, Evans D, Tsai S. Su1401 Impact of Treatment Sequencing on Sites of First Recurrence in Patients with Localized Pancreatic Cancer. Gastroenterology 150.4 (2016):doi:10.1016/s0016-5085(16)34101-x.