Sushilkumar K. Sonavane, M.D.

Program Director, Cardiopulmonary Fellowship
Associate Professor, Cardiopulmonary Section
205-934-5345 | Location: JT N363

Sushil Sonavane, M.D. is a board-certified radiologist. He completed Medical school training at the G.S. Medical School and King Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai followed by Radiology residency at LTMG Hospital at Mumbai, India. Dr. Sonavane has completed Pediatric Radiology, Abdominal Radiology and Cardiothoracic Radiology Fellowships at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO before joining as faculty in the Cardiopulmonary Section, Department of Radiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2011. He is the director of Cardiopulmonary fellowship program since 2015.

Dr. Sonavane’s area of clinical expertise is thoracic and cardiac imaging with particular interest in Interstitial Lung Diseases and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. He has authored multiple research articles, book chapters, abstracts on various aspects of cardiopulmonary imaging. He is serving on multiple committees at national societies such as the American Board of Radiology (ABR), the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS), the Society of Thoracic Radiology (STR). He is reviewer of reputed radiology journals such as the American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), the Journal of Computed Assisted Tomography (JCAT).