vattoth bio


Surjith Vattoth, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Neuroradiology Radiology Section
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Dr. Surjith Vattoth is an American Board of Radiology certified radiologist who completed his Neuroradiology, VIR and Nuclear medicine fellowships at UAB. He did his medical school and radiology residency in Calicut Medical College and Neuroradiology fellowship in Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute, a premier Neurological Diseases and Epilepsy Center in India in 2004. After obtaining his radiology board certifications (MD, DMRD and DNB) from India, he procured his UK radiology board certification (FRCR) and certification of completion of specialist training from London. Dr. Vattoth worked in Kuwait Ministry of Health Hospital with a radiology residency program where he taught neuroradiology and then moved to United States in 2007. He did fellowships in neuroradiology, VIR and nuclear medicine at UAB and joined neuroradiology faculty in October 2010. Dr. Vattoth has authored many peer reviewed publications, posters, presentations and book chapters. He has received many awards including RSNA research award, top-ten faculty award and has been appointed to UAB Comprehensive Neuroscience Center as a Scientist. His passion is teaching and enjoys sharing his many years of neuroradiology experience from the east to the west with the medical students, residents and fellows.