Aarti Sekhar, MD

Associate Professor

Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences

1365 Clifton Road NE

Atlanta, GA 30322

Phone: 404-778-3800

Email: Aarti.Sekhar@emoryhealthcare.org

Dr. Sekhar interfaces closely with the Departments of Gastroenterology, Urology, Surgical Oncology and General Surgery to provide expert image interpretation of abdominal and pelvic MRI, CT, ultrasound, and x-rays. She performs image-guided interventions, including CT and US-guided biopsies and drainages. She is also actively involved with teaching residents and fellows and has received several awards for her teaching.

  • BS, Neuroscience, Brown University, Providence, RI
  • MD, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA
  • Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
  • Fellowship: Abdominal Imaging and Interventions:  Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 
  • Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
  • Hepatopancreaticobiliary oncology, including participation in the multidisciplinary GI Oncology Conference
  • Image-guided interventions:  CT and ultrasound-guided procedures such as biopsy of lung and abdominal/pelvic masses, fiducial marker placement, abscess drainage
  • Research:  Adrenal masses; the effects of multitasking on report quality and radiologist stress levels; quality initiative to standardize CT protocols 
  • Global Health: Co-director of the Emory Global Health Initiative, including collaboration with Black Lion Hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia